- District 59
The bill clarifies that the term "student publication" can mean a publication in written, broadcast, or online format. A student advisor is required to may 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. (Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.) (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)
Sent to the Governor
Signed by the Speaker of the House
Signed by the President of the Senate
Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee
House Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
|Bill Text Versions||Format|
|Signed Act (03/24/2020)|
|Final Act (03/17/2020)|
|Fiscal Note FN1 (01/15/2020)|
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