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Complaint Occupational License Official Acts

Concerning complaints related to a person's authorization to practice an occupation for acts committed while the person is serving in an official capacity.
2022 Regular Session
Local Government
Professions & Occupations
State Government
Bill Summary

The bill directs the agency that regulates an occupation to dismiss a an anonymous complaint that is lodged against the holder of an occupational license, certification, or registration if the complaint is based on words said or actions taken as:

  • An elected official of Colorado or a political subdivision of Colorado; or
  • A member of a board or commission of Colorado or a political subdivision of Colorado.

If the same type of complaint is submitted, but not anonymously, the department is authorized to dismiss the complaint. The subject of the complaint need not respond or provide evidence for the complaint to be dismissed.An exception is added for words said to or actions committed for a specific person when the license, certificate, or registration holder is speaking or acting as a member of the occupation.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)

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


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