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HB17-1230 Protect Colorado Residents From Federal Government Overreach

Racial Justice
Bill Number: HB17-1230
Year: 2017
ACLU Position: Active Support
Sponsors: J. Salazar/ D. Esgar/D. Kagan/L. Guzman

Description:

The bill prohibits a state or political subdivision from:
• Providing the race, ethnicity, national origin, immigration
status, or religious affiliation of a Colorado resident to the
federal government without determining it is for a legal and
constitutional purpose;
• Aiding or assisting the federal government in creating,
maintaining, or updating a registry for the purpose of
identifying Colorado residents based on race, ethnicity,
national origin, immigration status, or religious affiliation;
• Aiding or assisting the federal government or a federal
agency in marking or otherwise placing a physical or
electronic identifier on a person based on his or her race,
ethnicity, national origin, immigration status, or religious
affiliation; and
• Aiding or assisting, including using state or local lands or
resources, the federal government in interning, arresting, or
detaining a person based on his or her race, ethnicity,
national origin, immigration status, or religious affiliation.


Current Status:

Senate Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely (04/10/2017)
Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Judiciary (04/03/2017)



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