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Second Regular Session
Sixty-first General Assembly
LLS NO. 980341.01D CLB
SENATE BILL 98090.01
STATE OF COLORADO
BY SENATORS Wattenberg, Matsunaka, Perlmutter, et. al.;
also REPRESENTATIVES Kaufman, Adkins, Grossman, Kreutz,
and Nichol. REREVISED
A BILL FOR AN ACT
CONCERNING THE ENACTMENT OF COLORADO REVISED STATUTES
1997 AS THE POSITIVE AND STATUTORY LAW OF THE STATE OF COLORADO.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced
and does not necessarily reflect any amendments that may be subsequently
Committee on Legal Services.
Enacts Colorado Revised Statutes 1997 as the positive and statutory
law of the state of Colorado and establishes the effective date
for said publication.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado:
SECTION 1. Article 5 of title 2, Colorado Revised Statutes, is amended BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION to read:
25126. Annual enactment of Colorado Revised Statutes validation effective date. (1) THE ANNUAL VERSION OF COLORADO REVISED STATUTES, AUTHORIZED BY SECTION 25117, AS CORRECTED, COLLATED, EDITED, REVISED, AND COMPILED BY THE REVISOR, AS PRINTED, PUBLISHED, AND CERTIFIED BY THE COMMITTEE ON LEGAL SERVICES AND FILED WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE, AND AS SET FORTH WITH PARTICULARITY IN SUBSECTION (2) OF THIS SECTION, IS ENACTED AS THE POSITIVE AND STATUTORY LAW OF A GENERAL AND PERMANENT NATURE OF THE STATE OF COLORADO AND IS ACCEPTED, APPROVED, RATIFIED, CONFIRMED, AND VALIDATED IN COMPLIANCE WITH THIS ARTICLE.
(2) THE ANNUAL STATUTES, COPIES OF WHICH SHALL BE DELIVERED TO EACH MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, TOGETHER WITH A LISTING OF THE REVISOR'S CHANGES, CONSTITUTE THE OFFICIAL REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LEGAL SERVICES AND ARE HEREBY ENACTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS SECTION AS FOLLOWS:
(a) Colorado Revised Statutes 1997. COLORADO REVISED STATUTES 1997, INCLUDING THE 1997 SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT, WHICH CONSISTS OF ALL OF THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF COLORADO OF A GENERAL AND PERMANENT NATURE ORIGINALLY ENACTED IN "COLORADO REVISED STATUTES 1973", INCLUDING SUBSEQUENT ENACTMENTS MADE PURSUANT TO SECTION 25125, AND ALL OF THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF COLORADO OF A GENERAL AND PERMANENT NATURE ENACTED AT THE FIRST REGULAR SESSION AND THE FIRST EXTRAORDINARY SESSION OF THE SIXTYFIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY. THE EFFECTIVE DATE FOR COLORADO REVISED STATUTES 1997 IS FIXED AS THE FIRST DAY THAT IS NOT A SATURDAY, SUNDAY, OR LEGAL HOLIDAY FOLLOWING THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS PARAGRAPH (a).
(b) Colorado Revised Statutes 1998. (Reserved)
SECTION 2. Safety clause. The general assembly hereby finds, determines, and declares that this act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and safety.