Session Laws of Colorado 2013
First Regular Session, 69th General Assembly








HOUSE BILL 13-1167 [Digest]

BY REPRESENTATIVE(S) Pettersen and Duran, Court, Fields, Fischer, Ginal, Hamner, Hullinghorst, Kagan, Kraft-Tharp, Labuda, Melton, Mitsch Bush, Moreno, Pabon, Rosenthal, Salazar, Schafer, Tyler, Williams, Young, Ferrandino;

also SENATOR(S) Crowder, Aguilar, Carroll, Giron, Hudak, Newell, Ulibarri.


Concerning the collection of business information by the secretary of state, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado:


  SECTION 1.  In Colorado Revised Statutes, add 24-21-114 as follows:


  24-21-114.  Secretary of state collection of business information. Beginning thirty days after the effective of this section, the secretary of state shall request that each individual who files documents with the secretary of state pursuant to part 3 of article 90 of title 7, C.R.S., submit information to the secretary of state upon initial registration of a business and when updating a business registration. The secretary of state shall request that each reporting entity, as that term is defined in section 7-90-102 (58), C.R.S., to which the filing relates, submit the following information about the reporting entity: gender; race, including whether the person is Latino, African American, Asian, Anglo, native American, or other; veteran status; whether the reporting entity is a person with a disability; and the national American industry classification system code or its successor code of the reporting entity's business, if applicable. The individual is not required to submit the information. The secretary of state shall make the information available to the public on the secretary of state's web site in a searchable manner by the information submitted.


  SECTION 2.  Appropriation. In addition to any other appropriation, there is hereby appropriated, out of any moneys in the department of state cash fund created in section 24-21-104 (3) (b), Colorado Revised Statutes, not otherwise appropriated, to the department of state, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013, the sum of $74,592, or so much thereof as may be necessary, for allocation to information technology services for contract programming services related to the implementation of this act.


  SECTION 3.  Act subject to petition - effective date. This act takes effect January1, 2014, except that, if a referendum petition is filed pursuant to section 1 (3) of article V of the state constitution against this act or an item, section, or part of this act within the ninety-day period after final adjournment of the general assembly, then the act, item, section, or part will not take effect unless approved by the people at the general election to be held in November 2014 and, in such case, will take effect on the date of the official declaration of the vote thereon by the governor.


Approved: May 3, 2013



Capital letters indicate new material added to existing statutes; dashes through words indicate deletions from existing statutes and such material not part of act.

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