- District 8
The act establishes an outdoor equity board (board) in the division of parks and wildlife. The board is responsible for the governance of the outdoor equity grant program (grant program), which is created in the act. The purpose of the outdoor equity grant program is to increase access and opportunity for underserved youth and their families to experience Colorado's open spaces, state parks, public lands, and other outdoor areas.The act specifies that the board may award grants to applicants that will directly utilize the grant to engage eligible youth and their families by reducing barriers to the Colorado outdoors, creating pathways for formal or informal conservation of the Colorado outdoors, or offering environmental and Colorado outdoor-based educational opportunities.The act funds the grant program through a redistribution of lottery money that is earmarked for the general fund.(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)
Sent to the Governor
Signed by the Speaker of the House
Signed by the President of the Senate
Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
|Bill Text Versions||Format|
|Signed Act (06/21/2021)|
|Final Act (06/16/2021)|
|Fiscal Note SA1 (05/22/2021)|
|Fiscal Note FN1 (05/19/2021)|
|Fiscal Note FN2 (08/23/2021)|
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