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HCR22-1002

Eliminate Requirement That Bills Be Read At Length

Submitting to the registered electors of the state of Colorado an amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning modernization of legislative business through elimination of the requirement that the full text of any bill being considered by the general assembly be read aloud upon the request of any legislator.
Session:
2022 Regular Session
Subject:
General Assembly
Bill Summary

The Colorado constitution requires each bill being considered by the general assembly to be read at length on 2 different days in each chamber of the general assembly, but allows any reading at length otherwise required to be dispensed with upon unanimous consent of the legislators present. If approved by a majority of the voters of the state voting on it at the 2022 general election, the concurrent resolution will eliminate the requirement that bills be read at length on 2 different days in each chamber of the general assembly.


(Note: This summary applies to this concurrent resolution as introduced.)

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Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. M. Weissman

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