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Repeal Exception To Constitutional Ban On Slavery

Submitting to the registered electors of the state of Colorado an amendment to the Colorado constitution that prohibits slavery and involuntary servitude as punishment for a crime and thereby prohibits slavery and involuntary servitude in all circumstances.
2018 Regular Session
Labor & Employment
Bill Summary

Slavery and involuntary servitude - existing prohibition extended to all circumstances. If approved at the November 6, 2018, general election by a statewide majority vote, the concurrent resolution will prohibit slavery and involuntary servitude in all circumstances by amending the Colorado constitution to repeal the exception to the existing constitutional prohibition on slavery and involuntary servitude that allows slavery or involuntary servitude as punishment for a crime for which an individual has been duly convicted.
(Note: This summary applies to this concurrent resolution as adopted.)




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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