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HB 1064: Creates Legislative Committee to Study Poverty Issues

Racial Justice
Bill Number: HB 1064
Year: 2009
ACLU Position: Monitor
Sponsors: Rep. Kefalas

Creates the economic opportunity task force, consisting of members of the general assembly. Aims to asses current policies and practices in Colorado that promote economic opportunity and poverty reduction and developing and implementing a strategic, integrated, and comprehensive plan to reduce the number of Coloradans living in poverty, especially families and children. 
Read the bill here. 

Current Status:

House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
06/01/2009 Signed by Governor

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