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HB15-1264: Homeless Persons’ Bill Of Rights

Criminal Legal Reform | Criminalization of Homelessness
Bill Number: HB15-1264
Year: 2015
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: Melton, Salazar/Kefalas


The bill creates the Colorado Right to Rest Act, which establishes basic rights for persons experiencing homelessness, including, but not limited to, the right to use and move freely in public spaces without discrimination, to rest in public spaces without discrimination.

Current Status:

04/27/2015 - House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
04/15/2015 - House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Witness Testimony and/or Committee Discussion Only
03/04/2015 - Introduced In House - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

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