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SB21-031: Limits On Governmental Responses To Protests

Bill Number: SB21-031
Year: 2021
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: L. Cutter/J. Bridges (D)


The bill prohibits a state, county, or local government agency, or any person acting on behalf of the state, county, or local government agency, from ordering persons participating in a protest or demonstration (protest) to disperse, or from deeming the protest unlawful, unless the persons participating in the protest are acting in concert to pose an imminent threat to use force or violence to cause personal injury or significant property damage.

Current Status:

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Judiciary (02/16/2021)
Senate Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely (05/24/2021)

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