Colorado Legislative Council Staff
NO FISCAL IMPACT
February 4, 1999
Janis Baron (303-866-3523)
TITLE: CONCERNING THE RESTRICTION OF VALID MARRIAGES TO THOSE ONLY BETWEEN ONE MAN AND ONE WOMAN.
Summary of Assessment
The bill’s provisions specify that:
• a valid marriage shall be between one man and one woman only;
• marriages contracted within or outside the state that are not between one man and one women shall not be valid; and
• common law marriage between one man and one woman shall not be rendered invalid.
The bill includes a “no appropriation” clause. The bill is 90 days upon adjournment unless a referendum petition is filed and approved by the voters.
bill is assessed as having no fiscal impact.