This bill modifies the prohibition in current law against racial profiling by law enforcement by changing the definition to include the practice of relying on race, ethnicity, gender, national origin, language, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability in determining the existence of probable cause to arrest or place an individual in custody or […]
LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITIES 2016
In 2016, as House District 7’s Representative I was able to pass several pieces of legislation to improve the lives of Coloradans. I passed bills as a part of the Rebuilding Trust between Community and Police package, including the Law Enforcement Background Check Employment Waiver Bill and the Prohibition Against Racial Profiling Bill. I also advocated for parents’ right to a choice in their child’s education by passing legislation to secure equal funding for charter schools. In addition, I passed an important bill updating 80-year-old liquor laws, bringing Colorado statute into the 21st century.
–Angela Williams, State Representative for House District 7
In order to help rebuild trust in the police, especially within minority communities, this bill requires that each candidate for a peace office position execute a waiver allowing a hiring state or local law enforcement agency or the Department of Revenue to obtain all records about that candidate from another law enforcement or governmental agency.
The Business Intelligence Center was established in 2013 to collect, standardize, publish, and maintain datasets of high value to the business community from across state agencies to improve access to public information. The Secretary of State’s Office currently operates the Center. This bill formally creates the Center in statute and authorizes the department’s operation of […]