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Bill Detail: HB20-1062

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Title Colorado Student Free Expression Law
Status Sent to the Governor (03/23/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
  • Higher Education
House Sponsors B. McLachlan (D)
Senate Sponsors P. Lee (D)
D. Coram (R)
House Committee Education
Senate Committee Education
Date Introduced 01/08/2020
Description

The bill clarifies that the term student publication can mean a
publication in written, broadcast, or online format. A student advisor is
required to encourage expression consistent with high standards of
English and journalism.
The bill also adds a provision to protect public school employees
from any form of retaliation resulting solely from the employee's actions

to protect a student's rights of free expression or refusing to infringe on
student conduct that is protected by the Colorado student free expression
law or by the first amendment to the United States constitution.

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