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Repeal Columbus Day As State Legal Holiday

Concerning the repeal of Columbus day as a legal holiday, and, in connection therewith, making election day a legal holiday.
2018 Regular Session
State Government
Bill Summary

Currently, Columbus day is one of 10 legal holidays in Colorado. Section 2 of the bill repeals Columbus day as a state legal holiday and replaces it with election day. 'Election day' is defined to fall on the day of a general election in even-numbered years and the day on which ballot issues must be decided under the state constitution in odd-numbered years.

Section 1 contains a nonstatutory legislative declaration and sections 4 and 5 make conforming amendments.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)




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