CCRD RESCUE GOES INTO EFFECT SUNDAY

Legislation that preserves a strong and effective Colorado Civil Rights Division, the agency charged with protecting Coloradans from discrimination since 1951, is going into effect on July 1, the beginning of the state’s 2018-19 fiscal year.

“By protecting a strong Civil Rights Division and Commission, we protect Coloradans from discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations,” said Speaker Crisanta Duran, who sponsored HB18-1256. Her co-prime sponsor, Rep. Leslie Herod, D-Denver, added, “We want to make sure that Colorado is free from discrimination, and this reauthorization moves us toward that goal.”

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