SB 21-280

  • Colorado Senate Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate May 28, 2021
  • Passed Senate May 27, 2021
  • Passed House Jun 04, 2021
  • Signed by Governor Jun 28, 2021

Bias-motivated Crimes


The act specifies that for harassment that is bias-motivated or a bias-motivated crime, the bias motivation only needs to be part of the defendant's motivation in committing the crime.The act makes the crime of harassment when the harassment is bias-motivated a victim rights act crime, which provides a victim certain statutory rights.(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

Bill Sponsors (4)



Jun 28, 2021

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

Jun 23, 2021

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor


Signed by the Speaker of the House


Signed by the President of the Senate

Jun 07, 2021


Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass

Jun 04, 2021


House Third Reading Passed with Amendments - Floor

Jun 03, 2021


House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee

Jun 02, 2021


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

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

May 28, 2021


Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary

  • Introduction

May 27, 2021


Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

May 26, 2021


Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed - No Amendments

May 25, 2021


Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Refer Unamended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

May 19, 2021


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

  • Introduction
State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Signed Act (06/28/2021) PDF
Final Act (06/23/2021) PDF
Rerevised (06/04/2021) PDF
Revised (06/03/2021) PDF
Reengrossed (05/27/2021) PDF
Engrossed (05/26/2021) PDF
Introduced (05/19/2021) PDF
PA1 (06/03/2021) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note FN1 (05/24/2021) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (06/04/2021) PDF
Fiscal Note FN3 (09/13/2021) PDF


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