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HB17-1138: Hate Crime Reporting By Law Enforcement

Racial Justice
Bill Number: HB17-1138
Year: 2017
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: J. Salazar/A. Williams


The bill requires the division of criminal justice within the
department of public safety, on or before July 1, 2019, and on or before
July 1 of each year thereafter, to:
• Review reports provided by each law enforcement agency
in the state to the Colorado bureau of investigation;
• Determine whether each law enforcement agency is
accurately reporting hate crimes occurring within the
agency’s jurisdiction; and
• Report such information to the general assembly.

Current Status:

Governor Signed (04/18/2017)
Sent to the Governor (04/13/2017)
Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments (03/31/2017)
Senate Committee on Judiciary Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole (03/27/2017)
Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Judiciary (03/17/2017)
House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments (03/13/2017)
Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary (02/01/2017)

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