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Official Publication of the State Administrative Rules (24-4-103(11) C.R.S.)

Details of Tracking Number  2020-00080


CCR details

Tracking Number 2020-00080
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 1505 Department of State
Agency 1505 Secretary of State
CCR Number 8 CCR 1505-1
CCR Title ELECTIONS

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 02/14/2020
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2020-00080.rtf
Additional Information AddInfoAttach2020-00080.pdf
Statutory Authority Sections 1-1-107(2)(a), 1-1.5-104(1)(e), 1-5-601.5, 1-5-613(1), 1-5-616, 1-7-510(6), 1-7-515 (4), 1-7.5-106(2), 1-8.5-112, C.R.S., (2019)
Description of Subjects/Issues The Secretary proposes permanent adoption of temporary rules, adopted on February 3, 2020. The Secretary is also considering rule revisions necessary to ensure the proper administration of elections and risk-limiting audits statewide; certify elections equipment; eliminate obsolete provisions; organize existing rules for clarity; simplify the language of existing rules; and ensure consistency with Department rulemaking standards. The Secretary may consider additional rule amendments. Please see attached Notice of Permanent Rulemaking including a Draft Statement of Basis.
Comments The Secretary proposes permanent adoption of temporary rules, adopted on February 3, 2020. The Secretary is also considering rule revisions necessary to ensure the proper administration of elections and risk-limiting audits statewide; certify elections equipment; eliminate obsolete provisions; organize existing rules for clarity; simplify the language of existing rules; and ensure consistency with Department rulemaking standards. The Secretary may consider additional rule amendments. Please see attached Notice of Permanent Rulemaking including a Draft Statement of Basis.
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS?
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation?
Hearing Date 03/23/2020
Hearing Time 01:00 PM
Hearing Location Aspen Conference Room on the 3rd floor of the Secretary of State’s Office at 1700 Broadway, Denver, Colorado 80290
Contact Name Andrea Gyger
Contact Title Dept. Rulemaking Program Manager
Contact Telephone 303-894-2200 x6329
Contact email sos.rulemaking@sos.state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules
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AGO requested date

Termination information

Date 03/18/2020
Reason To help limit the spread of COVID-19 and considering public health recommendations to practice social distancing, the Secretary is terminating the notice of permanent rulemaking and the 3/23/20 hearing is canceled. We are exploring remote opportunities to allow participation in the rulemaking process while observing measures to best protect the health and safety of the public. We will issue a new notice of permanent rulemaking to consider the proposed draft election rules as soon as possible.