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5982E273CC4E684F87258688006DCFBC Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For REPEAL OF STATUTES AUTHORIZING 17-YR OLDS TO VOTE IN PRIMARIES LLS 21-0804

JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON STATUTORY REVISION COMMITTEE
Date Feb 26, 2021      
Location SCR 357



Repeal of statutes authorizing 17-yr olds to vote in primaries LLS 21-0804 - Committee Discussion Only


12:59:28 PM  

Megan Waples, OLLS, testified before the committee concerning the memo and bill draft to repeal sections of the "Uniform Election Code of 1992" authorizing certain 17-yr-old individuals to vote in primary elections, along with other implementing requirements, as they contradict the language of artice VII, section 1, of the Colorado constitution, which was amended by the passage of Amendment 76 at the 2020 election.

01:05:35 PM  

After discussion, the committee asked Ms. Waples to return with further information for the committee to consider at their next meeting.