HB12-1111 - Photo Identification For Voting

Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning The Definition Of Identification For Election-Related Purposes.

One of the following is required to be used as identification for election-related purposes:

  • A valid Colorado driver's license;
  • A valid identification card issued by the department of revenue;
  • A valid United States passport;
  • A valid employee identification card with a photograph of the eligible elector issued by a governmental entity;
  • A valid pilot's license issued by the federal aviation administration or other authorized federal agency;
  • A valid United States military identification card with a photograph of the eligible elector;
  • A valid medicare or medicaid card issued by the United States health care financing administration that has been issued to an eligible elector who is a resident of a state-licensed facility; or
  • A valid student identification card with a photograph of the eligible elector issued by an institution of higher education established and existing as an agency of the state of Colorado.

The following documentation is removed from the list of identification that may be used for election-related purposes:

  • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the name and address of the elector;
  • A certified copy of a birth certificate for the elector issued in the United States; and
  • Certified documentation of naturalization.
Latest update: April 4, 2012
04/04/2012 Senate Committee on State, Veterans & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
03/20/2012 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans & Military Affairs
03/20/2012 House Third Reading Passed
03/19/2012 House Second Reading Passed with Amendments
03/15/2012 House Second Reading Laid Over Daily
03/13/2012 House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
02/22/2012 House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Refer Unamended to Appropriations
01/20/2012 Introduced In House - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs