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Name-based Criminal History Record Checks

Concerning name-based criminal history record checks, and, in connection therewith, requiring certain persons and entities to submit to a name-based criminal history record check as a condition of employment, appointment, registration, licensure, or certification.
2019 Regular Session
Courts & Judicial
Labor & Employment
Bill Summary

Background checks - criminal history record check - name-based criminal history record check. Certain persons subject to a fingerprint-based criminal history record check must submit to a name-based criminal history record check when the fingerprint-based check reveals a record of arrest but does not show a disposition in the case.

Specified provisions of the act are contingent upon House Bill 19-1172 becoming law.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


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.