Under current law, for a child to be adopted, the child must be present in the state at the time that the petition for adoption is filed. Under the bill, the child need not be present in the state if the child has been under the jurisdiction of a court in Colorado for at least 6 months. (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)
Sent to the Governor
Signed by the President of the Senate
Signed by the Speaker of the House
Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
House Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
|Bill Text Versions||Format|
|Final Act (05/18/2017)|
|Signed Act (06/05/2017)|
|Fiscal Note FN1 (04/03/2017)|
|Fiscal Note FN2 (09/14/2017)|
Data on Open States is updated periodically throughout the day from the official website of the Colorado General Assembly.
If you notice any inconsistencies with these official sources, feel free to file an issue.