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Bill Detail: HB23-1032

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Title Remedies Persons With Disabilities
Status Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary (01/09/2023)
Bill Subjects
  • Civil Law
House Sponsors D. Ortiz (D)
Senate Sponsors
House Committee Judiciary
Senate Committee
Date Introduced 01/09/2023
Summary

The bill makes 3 primary clarifications about the remedies a
person with a disability is entitled to under current Colorado law related
to protections against discrimination on the basis of disability for persons
with disabilities:
  • That a person with a disability is prohibited from being
subject to discrimination by, excluded from participating
in, or denied the benefits of services, programs, or activities
of a place of public accommodation;
  • That the types of monetary damages to which a person with
a disability is entitled include damages for emotional
distress; and
  • That a person with a disability is entitled to both a court
order requiring compliance and either monetary damages
or a statutory penalty.
The bill also allows a court to award reasonable attorney fees and
costs to a prevailing plaintiff for any action commenced pursuant to
certain Colorado law related to protections against discrimination on the
basis of disability for persons with disabilities.
Lastly, the bill specifies that certain types of relief do not require
exhaustion of potential administrative remedies.

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