Briefing from the Colorado Commission on Uniform State Laws
COMMITTEE ON JOINT BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
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11:18 AM -- Briefing from the Colorado Commission on Uniform State Laws
Thomas Morris, Office of Legislative Legal Services, introduced himself in his capacity of the Secretary of the Colorado Commission on Uniform State Laws and discussed the role of the commission as part of the national Uniform Law Commission (ULC). Mr. Morris provided a handout to the committee (Attachment B). Commissioner Anne McGihon described the ULC's process for determining what state laws may benefit from uniformity. She discussed various acts approved for adoption by the states as well as the development of several other study committees to assess existing uniform state laws as well as new laws under consideration. Senator Steadman, commissioner, discussed the five model acts the Colorado Commission is recommending this legislative session. The commissioners responded to questions from the committee.