First Regular SessionSixty-eighth General Assembly
STATE OF COLORADO
LLS NO. 11-0753.01 Debbie Haskins
SENATE BILL 11-172
Senate Committees House Committees
A BILL FOR AN ACTC
ONCERNING AUTHORIZATION OF CIVIL UNIONS
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A legislative declaration sets forth the intent of the generalassembly in enacting the bill.The bill creates the "Colorado Civil Union Act" (Act) to authorizeany 2 unmarried adults, regardless of gender, to enter into a civil union.Parties wanting to enter into a civil union shall apply to a county clerk andrecorder for a civil union license. Certain persons may certify a civilunion and may file the civil union certificate with the county clerk and
Aguilar, Bacon, Boyd, Carroll, Foster, Giron, Guzman, Heath, Hodge, Hudak,Jahn, Johnston, Morse, Newell, Nicholson, Shaffer B., Tochtrop, Williams S., Schwartz
Court, Duran, Fischer, Gardner D., Hamner, Hullinghorst, Jones, Kagan,Kefalas, Kerr A., Labuda, Lee, Levy, McCann, Miklosi, Pabon, Peniston, Ryden, Schafer S.,Tyler, Williams A., Wilson, Casso, Fields, Todd, Vigil
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