HB 21-1014

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House May 10, 2021
  • Passed House May 10, 2021
  • Passed Senate Jun 07, 2021
  • Signed by Governor Jun 30, 2021

Disability Symbol Identification Document

Abstract

The act creates an option for a person with a disability that interfere's with the person' ability to effectively communicate with a peace officer to request that the department of revenue (department) place a discreet disability identifier symbol on the person's driver's license or identification card. The symbol must represent all types of disabilities, such as cognitive disabilities, neurological diversities, mental health disorders, sensory needs, chronic illness, chronic pain, and physical disabilities. The person may also choose to have the disability information removed from the driver's license or identification card and the department will issue a new driver's license or identification card. There is no fee to either place the symbol on or remove the symbol from a driver's license or identification card.The act also requires the department to collect information that the owner of a vehicle voluntarily discloses about the disability of a person who is either authorized to drive, or a regular passenger of, the registered vehicle. The department shall make this information immediately available to a peace officer who queries information about the registered vehicle. The vehicle owner may also choose to have the disability information removed from the vehicle registration information.The department is required to notify peace officers about the creation of the disability identifier symbol and the availability of information regarding the disability of a driver or passenger of a motor vehicle.By January 15, 2023, and each year thereafter, the department is required to report to legislative committees the percentage of persons who register a vehicle and have disclosed disability information.To implement the act, $89,298 is appropriated from the general fund to the department of revenue.(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

Bill Sponsors (3)

Votes


Actions


Jun 30, 2021

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

Jun 22, 2021

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor

House

Signed by the Speaker of the House

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

Jun 08, 2021

House

House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass

Jun 07, 2021

Senate

Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Jun 04, 2021

Senate

Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee

Jun 03, 2021

Senate

Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
  • Referral-Committee
Senate Committee of the Whole Appropriations

May 25, 2021

Senate

Senate Committee on Transportation & Energy Refer Amended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Appropriations Transportation & Energy

May 10, 2021

Senate

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Transportation & Energy

  • Introduction
Transportation & Energy

House

House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

May 07, 2021

House

House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor

House

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

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

Mar 24, 2021

House

House Committee on Transportation & Local Government Refer Amended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Appropriations Transportation Local Government

Feb 16, 2021

House

Introduced In House - Assigned to Transportation & Local Government

  • Introduction
Transportation & Local Government Transportation Local Government

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Signed Act (06/30/2021) PDF
Final Act (06/21/2021) PDF
Rerevised (06/07/2021) PDF
Revised (06/04/2021) PDF
Reengrossed (05/10/2021) PDF
Engrossed (05/07/2021) PDF
Introduced (02/16/2021) PDF
PA4 (06/03/2021) PDF
PA3 (05/27/2021) PDF
PA2 (05/07/2021) PDF
PA1 (03/25/2021) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note SA1 (05/05/2021) PDF
Fiscal Note FN1 (03/01/2021) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (04/15/2021) PDF
Fiscal Note FN3 (05/17/2021) PDF
Fiscal Note FN4 (05/20/2021) PDF
Fiscal Note FN5 (08/23/2021) PDF

Sources

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