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Bill Detail: HB20-1272

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Title Colorado Natural Marriage And Adoption Act
Status House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely (02/13/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Children & Domestic Matters
  • Courts & Judicial
  • Human Services
House Sponsors S. Humphrey (R)
Senate Sponsors
House Committee State, Veterans, and Military Affairs
Senate Committee
Date Introduced 02/03/2020
Description


The bill permits a clerk to issue a license to marry and a marriage
certificate only upon satisfactory proof that the marriage will be between
one man and one woman, regardless of judicial decisions to the contrary.
The bill authorizes a court, county department, or licensed child
placement agency to approve an adoptive placement of a child only with
prospective parents whose marriage consists of one man and one woman,
or whose civil union, if it were considered a marriage, is only between
one man and one woman, regardless of any judicial decisions to the
contrary, and to allow stepparent adoptions only to a parent who is in a
marriage or civil union that is between one man and one woman.

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