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HB23-1278

Virtual Marriage Or Civil Union License Procedures

Concerning measures permitting parties to certain legal relationships to satisfy certain requirements without having to appear in person.
Session:
2023 Regular Session
Subject:
Children & Domestic Matters
Bill Summary

Under current law, a county clerk and recorder may 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 or online functionality for the purpose of satisfying certain requirements for a marriage license or civil union license. This authority repeals on December 31, 2023. The act extends the authority indefinitely.

Under current law, a county clerk and recorder who permits parties to a proposed marriage or civil union to satisfy certain requirements without appearing in person and staff members who carry out duties of the county clerk and recorder shall complete training developed by the human trafficking council concerning human trafficking in Colorado. The act requires this training to be completed at least once every year.

APPROVED by Governor June 1, 2023

EFFECTIVE August 7, 2023

NOTE: This act was passed without a safety clause and takes effect 90 days after sine die.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    06/01/2023 Signed Act PDF
    05/17/2023 Final Act PDF
    05/02/2023 Rerevised PDF
    05/01/2023 Revised PDF
    04/21/2023 Reengrossed PDF
    04/20/2023 Engrossed PDF
    03/30/2023 Introduced PDF

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