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Bill Detail: HB21-1287

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Title Marriage Or Civil Union License Procedures
Status Governor Signed (06/18/2021)
Bill Subjects
  • Children & Domestic Matters
House Sponsors S. Gonzales-Gutierrez (D)
M. Soper (R)
Senate Sponsors J. Gonzales (D)
House Committee State, Civic, Military and Veterans Affairs
Senate Committee State, Veterans and Military Affairs
Date Introduced 04/21/2021

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 receive training from a law
enforcement agency 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.

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