HB 20-1062

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Feb 13, 2020
  • Passed House Feb 13, 2020
  • Passed Senate Mar 10, 2020
  • Signed by Governor Mar 24, 2020

Colorado Student Free Expression Law

Abstract

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.)

Bill Sponsors (3)

Votes


Mar 10, 2020

Feb 13, 2020

Actions


Mar 24, 2020

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

Mar 23, 2020

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor

Mar 17, 2020

House

Signed by the Speaker of the House

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

Mar 10, 2020

Senate

Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Mar 09, 2020

Senate

Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments

Mar 04, 2020

Senate

Senate Committee on Education Refer Unamended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
Education

Feb 13, 2020

Senate

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Education

  • Introduction
Education

House

House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Feb 12, 2020

House

House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee

Feb 11, 2020

House

House Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments

Feb 06, 2020

House

House Committee on Education Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
House Committee of the Whole Education

Jan 08, 2020

House

Introduced In House - Assigned to Education

  • Introduction
Education

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Signed Act (03/24/2020) PDF
Final Act (03/17/2020) PDF
Rerevised (03/10/2020) PDF
Revised (03/09/2020) PDF
Reengrossed (02/13/2020) PDF
Engrossed (02/12/2020) PDF
Introduced (01/08/2020) PDF
PA1 (02/07/2020) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note FN1 (01/15/2020) PDF

Sources

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