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Replace Alien With Undocumented Immigrant CRS

Concerning changing outdated references to aliens in the Colorado Revised Statutes with respect to Colorado programs.
2016 Regular Session
State Government
Bill Summary

The bill replaces references to 'illegal alien' and 'alien' in the Colorado Revised Statutes that relate to state laws and state programs with the term 'undocumented immigrant' or other references, such as 'foreign national', which indicate a person's immigration status. For purposes of the Colorado Revised Statutes, the bill defines the term 'undocumented immigrant' as a person who is not a U.S. citizen and who is residing in or is present in the United States without official documents that authorize the person to enter, live in, or work in the United States.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)




Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details