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HB24-1209

America 250 - Colorado 150 Cash Fund

Concerning creation of the America 250 - Colorado 150 cash fund.
Session:
2024 Regular Session
Subjects:
State Government
State Revenue & Budget
Bill Summary

Joint Budget Committee. The America 250 - Colorado 150 commission (commission) was created in history Colorado to develop programs and plan for the official observance across Colorado of the semiquincentennial anniversary of the founding of the United States, as marked by the Declaration of Independence in 1776, and the sesquicentennial anniversary of Colorado statehood (the anniversaries). The commission's powers and duties include marketing to support commemorative events and involvement in local opportunities for public discussion, commemorative events, and historical and educational activities regarding the anniversaries. The bill creates a temporary cash fund that is continuously appropriated to the commission through history Colorado for earned revenue received from sale of items commemorating the anniversaries (fund). The commission will use money from the fund to provide grants to local communities to assist recipient communities providing local opportunities in connection with commemorating the anniversaries and must provide an annual report to the joint budget committee regarding grants that are awarded. Money from the fund may also be used by the commission to administer, implement, and effectuate community grants.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    03/08/2024 Signed Act PDF
    02/27/2024 Final Act PDF
    02/15/2024 Rerevised PDF
    02/14/2024 Revised PDF
    02/08/2024 Reengrossed PDF
    02/07/2024 Engrossed PDF
    02/02/2024 Introduced PDF

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