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Bill Detail: HB23-1280

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Title Colorado Access To Justice Commission
Status Governor Signed (06/02/2023)
Bill Subjects
  • Courts & Judicial
House Sponsors M. Soper (R)
J. Joseph (D)
Senate Sponsors R. Gardner (R)
D. Roberts (D)
House Committee Judiciary
Senate Committee Judiciary
Date Introduced 04/03/2023

The bill codifies the Colorado access to justice commission
(commission). The governor, legislative leadership, supreme court of
Colorado, and Colorado legal organizations are to appoint the 17- to
20-member commission. Additionally, the Colorado supreme court justice
liaison, the executive director of Colorado legal services, the executive
director of the legal aid foundation of Colorado, and a representative of
the Colorado attorney general serve as ex officio nonvoting members of
the commission.
The bill directs the commission to make recommendations
regarding legislative and regulatory changes that could help improve
access to justice for all Coloradans. The commission may hire staff to
facilitate its work.
The bill creates the Colorado access to justice commission cash
fund. The commission is authorized to receive gifts, grants, and donations
to fund the commission's duties.

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