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Expansion Of Justice Crime Prevention Initiative

Concerning the expansion of the justice reinvestment crime prevention initiative, and, in connection therewith, creating a small business grant program for justice-system-involved persons and making an appropriation.
2021 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The justice reinvestment crime prevention initiative (initiative), administered by the Colorado department of local affairs in the division of local government (department), incorporates programs that expand small business lending and provide grants aimed at reducing crime and promoting community development in certain target communities. Effective September 1, 2021, the act:

  • Expands the initiative to include Grand Junction and Trinidad; and
  • Adds a statewide business and entrepreneurship training and grant program for justice-system-involved persons to the initiative.

The act also modifies the sunset review and repeal date for the initiative from September 1, 2023, to September 1, 2027, and makes an appropriation.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details