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HB21-1287

Marriage Or Civil Union License Procedures

Concerning measures related to permitting parties to certain proposed legal relationships under title 14, Colorado Revised Statutes, to satisfy certain requirements without having to appear in person.
Session:
2021 Regular Session
Subject:
Children & Domestic Matters
Bill Summary

The bill authorizes, subject to limitations, a county clerk and recorder to permit the parties to a proposed marriage or civil union to satisfy the requirement to appear before the county clerk and recorder by interactive audiovisual communication technology mail, fax, or online functionality for the purpose of satisfying certain requirements for a marriage license or civil union license.

A county clerk and recorder who permits the parties to a proposed marriage or civil union to satisfy certain requirements without appearing in person and staff members who carry out duties on behalf of the county clerk and recorder are encouraged to seek and shall receive training from a law enforcement agency developed by the human trafficking council concerning human trafficking in Colorado.

The bill repeals the option of using these procedures for a marriage license or civil union license effective December 31, 2023.

(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.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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NORTH ENTRANCE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.  TO ENTER THE CAPITOL, USE THE SOUTH ENTRANCE, UNDER THE STAIRS, AT 14th AVENUE AND SHERMAN STREET.