HB18-1110 - Colorado Constitutional Right

Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning protecting persons lawfully present in Colorado who are engaged in an act that is protected by the Colorado constitution from a federal agency.

The bill prohibits the state or a state agency, or an employee or personnel of the state or a state agency while acting in an official capacity, from aiding or assisting a federal agency in:

  • Arresting a Colorado citizen or person lawfully present in Colorado for committing an act in Colorado that is a Colorado constitutional right; or
  • Violating a Colorado constitutional right of a Colorado citizen or a person lawfully present in Colorado.

The bill does not prohibit the state, an agency of the state, or an employee or personnel of the state or a state agency from participating in an investigation until it is recognized that the action being investigated is a Colorado constitutional right.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

House Committees

Latest update: February 1, 2018
02/01/2018 - House Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely
01/19/2018 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary