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Repeal Obsolete Law Colorado Congressional Districts

Concerning the repeal of obsolete laws relating to redistricting of congressional districts.
2017 Regular Session
State Government
Bill Summary

Statutory Revision Committee.

The bill repeals a law relating to Colorado's congressional districts that has been rendered obsolete by the redistricting premised on the 2010 federal census. In addition, certain portions of the law being repealed were held unconstitutional by the state supreme court in

People Ex Rel. Salazar v. Davidson

, 79 P.3d 1221 (Colo. 2003) cert. denied, 541 U.S. 1093, 124 S. Ct. 2228, 159 L. Ed. 2d 260 (2004). The repeal of this law results in the removal of over 9,000 words of text from the Colorado Revised Statutes.

The bill also makes a conforming amendment.

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


Became Law


Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    03/08/2017 Signed Act PDF
    03/03/2017 Final Act PDF
    02/27/2017 Rerevised PDF
    02/24/2017 Revised PDF
    02/02/2017 Reengrossed PDF
    02/01/2017 Engrossed PDF
    01/17/2017 Introduced PDF

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