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Colorado Governor Ritter Signs 26 Bills Into Law Today
allamericanpatriots ^ | Tue, 05/15/2007 - 08:21 | admin

Posted on 05/22/2007 7:36:48 PM PDT by Pikachu_Dad

Colorado Governor Ritter Signs 26 Bills Into Law Today

May 14, 2007 -- Colorado Governor Bill Ritter signed 26 bills into law today, including the second-parent adoption and human-sexuality education bills. More than 200 additional bills are pending before the governor, with a deadline of June 4.

The bills signed today and their sponsors:

HB 1019, Carriers Exempt Public Utilities (Rep. Mike Cerbo and Sen. Joan Fitz-Gerald)

HB 1141, Purchase of Metals Record Keeping (Rep. Nancy Todd, Sen. Suzanne Williams)

HB 1156, Disclose Source Residential Water Supply (Rep. Marsha Looper, Sen. Ken Gordon)

HB 1174, Repeal Sunset Concealed Carry Database (Rep. Al White, Sen. Bob Bacon)

HB 1176, Injured Worker Change Select Physician (Rep. Morgan Carroll, Sen. Lois Tochtrop)

HB 1255, Uniform child Abduction Prevention Act (Rep. Anne McGihon, Sen. Gordon)

HB 1266, Uniform Anatomical Gift Act (Rep. McGihon, Sen. Brandon Shaffer)

HB 1285, Timeliness Unemployment Claims Appeals Receipt (Rep. Joe Rice, Sen. Jennifer Veiga)

HB 1289, Compounding Drug Pharmacy (Rep. Buffie McFadyen, Sen. Peter Groff)

HB 1292, Content Standards Human Sexuality (Rep. Nancy Todd, Sen. Sue Windels)

HB 1295, RTD Area (Rep. Paul Weissman, Sen. Stephanie Takis)

HB 1327, Creditor Notice Delinquency Charge (Rep. Amy Stephens, Sen. John Morse)

HB 1330, Second-Parent Adoption (Rep. Alice Madden, Sen. Veiga)

HB 1333, Conservation Dist. Political Subdivisions (Rep. Kathleen Curry, Sen. Gail Schwartz)

HB 1336, Reporting Requirements Repeal (Rep. McGihon, Sen. Bacon)

HB 1337, Farm Products Commodity Handlers (Rep. Jerry Sonnenberg, Sen. Jack Taylor)

HB 1340, Clarifying Changes to Victims’ Rights (Rep. Bob Gardner, Sen. Veiga)

HB 1348, Extend Initial Accreditation Contracts (Rep. Tom Massey, Sen. Windels)

SB 42, M.O.S.T. Program for Military (Sen. Mike Kopp, Rep. Mary Hodge)

SB 62, Motor Carriers Registration Penalty (Sen. Windels, Rep. Ray Rose)

SB 117, Unfair Employment Practices Prevailing Party (Sen. Bacon, Rep. Terrance Carroll)

SB 158, Exempt Assets Debt Collection Bankruptcy (Sen. Betty Boyd, Rep. Cerbo)

SB 208, Audiologists & Hearing Aid Providers (Sen. Schwartz, Rep. Gwyn Green)

SB 209, Council for Excellence in Health Education (Sen. Schwartz, Rep. Rafael Gallegos

SB 212, Regulation of Drop-in Child Care Facilities (Sen. P. Sandoval, Rep. R. Marshall)

SB 214, CDC Increase Exemption Amounts (Sen. Josh Penry, Rep. Rob Witwer)

With the signing of HB 1330, Colorado becomes the 10th state to allow second-parent adoption either through statute or case law. In 18 other states, second-parent adoption is allowed in certain counties and municipalities.

“From my experience in law enforcement, I know how important it is for children to grow up in a stable environment,” said Gov. Ritter, who served as Denver’s District Attorney for 12 years. “This law gives children in a one-parent family a chance to grow up in a two-parent home. We must do all we can to strengthen families and provide children with as stable an environment as possible. This law will give children a better chance to succeed.”

HB 1292 establishes content standards for human-sexuality courses taught in public schools and as part of teen-pregnancy-prevention and drop-out-prevention programs.

“Preventing unintended pregnancies, especially among teenagers, is important,” Gov. Ritter said. “If a school district and a student so choose, this legislation allows educators to help students develop skills that will enable them to make responsible and healthy decisions, including the teaching of abstinence. This legislation also ensures local school districts have control over what programs they choose to offer to their students.”

Among the groups that support the content standards in HB 1292 are the American Medical Association, the American Public Health Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Colorado Children’s Campaign.

Source: Colorado Governor


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: act; childabduction; prevention; uniform
Another state bites the dust.

HB 1255, Uniform child Abduction Prevention Act (Rep. Anne McGihon, Sen. Gordon)

This is one of the most dangerous bills going to our way of life.

This bill allows people of being 'potential felons' simply for common ordinary acts any parent does.

Acts such as getting your child's medical records. Acts such as getting your child's school records. Acts such as getting your child's birth certificate.

Please help me get this bill on the radar screen.

They are trying to pass it in eleven states this year.

1 posted on 05/22/2007 7:36:51 PM PDT by Pikachu_Dad
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To: Pikachu_Dad

Perhaps South Carolina can still be saved.


2 posted on 05/22/2007 7:39:05 PM PDT by Pikachu_Dad
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To: Pikachu_Dad
For those in other parts of the country who may not know:

In the recent election, Colorado elected a Dem Governor and the Dems took control of the legislature for the first time in many years.

Elections have consequences, and it doesn’t take long to start seeing the results. See tagline for more...

3 posted on 05/22/2007 7:49:41 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (...."We're the govt, and we're here to hurt."....)
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To: Pikachu_Dad

HB 1292, Content Standards Human Sexuality is a clear violation of the State Constitution.


4 posted on 05/22/2007 7:50:05 PM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: Pikachu_Dad
Copy of the HB1174, Repeal Sunset Concealed Carry Database is here.
5 posted on 05/22/2007 7:53:41 PM PDT by n230099
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To: taxcontrol

What is that one about?


6 posted on 05/22/2007 7:55:28 PM PDT by Pikachu_Dad
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I is an attempt by the Legislature to force school districts that have adopted an "abstinence only" sex education posture to include other educational materials.

However, the State Constitution clearly states:

Title IX Education

15) The general assembly shall, by law, provide for organization of school districts of convenient size, in each of which shall be established a board of education, to consist of three or more directors to be elected by the qualified electors of the district. Said directors shall have control of instruction in the public schools of their respective districts.
7 posted on 05/22/2007 8:06:42 PM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: taxcontrol

Wow, the rats are in the pipeline indeed.


8 posted on 05/22/2007 8:09:27 PM PDT by Pikachu_Dad
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With the signing of HB 1330, Colorado becomes the 10th state to allow second-parent adoption either through statute or case law. In 18 other states, second-parent adoption is allowed in certain counties and municipalities. From my experience in law enforcement, I know how important it is for children to grow up in a stable environment,” said Gov. Ritter, who served as Denver’s District Attorney for 12 years. “This law gives children in a one-parent family a chance to grow up in a two-parent home. We must do all we can to strengthen families and provide children with as stable an environment as possible. This law will give children a better chance to succeed.”

Ah, sounds so nice....but it's gay adoption in a pretty wrapper.
9 posted on 05/22/2007 8:59:17 PM PDT by keepitreal
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So bill 1313 didn’t pass. I’m surprised it didn’t.


10 posted on 05/23/2007 10:35:52 AM PDT by art_rocks
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