HB18-1261 - Colorado Arbitration Fairness Act

Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning the "Colorado Arbitration Fairness Act".

The bill applies to certain consumer and employment arbitrations and:


  • Establishes ethical standards for arbitrators;
  • Specifies that any party may challenge in court the impartiality of an arbitrator or arbitration services provider;
  • Requires specified disclosures by arbitrators and arbitration services providers;
  • Authorizes injunctive relief against an arbitrator or arbitration services provider who engages in certain specified acts; and
  • Specifies that a right conferred by the bill may not be waived prior to a demand or filing of a claim and only afterward by a signed waiver.
    (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


House Committees

Latest update: April 18, 2018
04/18/2018 - Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
03/26/2018 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs + Judiciary + Finance
03/26/2018 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/23/2018 - House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor
03/22/2018 - House Second Reading Laid Over to 03/23/2018 - No Amendments
03/21/2018 - House Second Reading Laid Over to 03/22/2018 - No Amendments
03/19/2018 - House Second Reading Laid Over to 03/21/2018 - No Amendments
03/15/2018 - House Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
02/26/2018 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary