HB 20-1272

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Feb 03, 2020
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Colorado Natural Marriage And Adoption Act


The bill permits a clerk to issue a license to marry and a marriage certificate only upon satisfactory proof that the marriage will be between one man and one woman, regardless of judicial decisions to the contrary. The bill authorizes a court, county department, or licensed child placement agency to approve an adoptive placement of a child only with prospective parents whose marriage consists of one man and one woman, or whose civil union, if it were considered a marriage, is only between one man and one woman, regardless of any judicial decisions to the contrary, and to allow stepparent adoptions only to a parent who is in a marriage or civil union that is between one man and one woman. (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

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Feb 13, 2020


House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely

State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

Feb 03, 2020


Introduced In House - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

  • Introduction
State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced (02/03/2020) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note FN1 (02/11/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (08/19/2020) PDF


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