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SB21-116

Prohibit American Indian Mascots

Concerning the prohibition of American Indian mascots in Colorado.
Session:
2021 Regular Session
Subjects:
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Higher Education
Local Government
State Government
Bill Summary

The bill prohibits the use of American Indian mascots (mascots) by public schools, including charter and institute charter schools, and public institutions of higher education (school) as of June 1, 2022. The bill imposes a fine of $25,000 per month for each month that a school continues to use a mascot after such date, payable to the state education fund.


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

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. J. Danielson
Rep. A. Benavidez, Rep. B. McLachlan

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