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Creation Of Work Status For Immigrants

Concerning the creation of a purple card program to allow persons who came to the United States without legal documentation to apply for legal work status in Colorado, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2018 Regular Session
Labor & Employment
Bill Summary

The bill creates in the department of labor and employment a purple card program that would allow certain persons who came to the United States without legal documentation to apply for a purple card allowing them to work legally in Colorado. The executive director of the department will ensure that the information provided by a purple card applicant remains confidential.

The bill appropriates $103,815 to the department to implement the bill.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)




Bill Text

Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

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Temporary Guidelines for Review and Comment Meetings

The legislature will meet in limited session on Monday, March 30th. The Capitol will be open for the duration of the session for those with essential business related to the session. The building will not be available for public tours. People without essential business are encouraged to access the session through the General Assembly website and Colorado Channel.  Anybody with essential business related to the session will be required to practice appropriate social distancing measures.