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

Details of Tracking Number  2020-00354


CCR details

Tracking Number 2020-00354
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 05/15/2020
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2020-00354.rtf
Additional Information AddInfoAttach2020-00354.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), and 1-8.5-112, C.R.S.
Description of Subjects/Issues The Secretary proposes permanent adoption of temporary rules, adopted on May 8, 2020 (under CCR tracking #2020-00330). The Secretary is also considering rule revisions necessary to ensure the proper administration of elections and risk-limiting audits statewide; certify elections equipment; ensure proper administration of HB 19-1278 and mail ballot elections statewide; ensure proper administration of logic and accuracy testing; ensure proper issuance of provisional ballots; 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.
Purpose/Objective of Rule The Secretary permanently adopted specific temporary rules, adopted on May 8, 2020 (under CCR tracking #2020-00330). The Secretary also adopted rule revisions necessary to ensure the proper administration of elections and risk-limiting audits statewide; certify elections equipment; ensure proper administration of HB 19-1278 and mail ballot elections statewide; ensure proper administration of logic and accuracy testing; ensure proper issuance of provisional ballots; eliminate obsolete provisions; organize existing rules for clarity; simplify the language of existing rules; and ensure consistency with Department rulemaking standards.
Basis And Purpose BasisAndPurposeAttachment2020-00354.pdf
Comments The Secretary permanently adopted specific temporary rules, adopted on May 8, 2020 (under CCR tracking #2020-00330). The Secretary also adopted rule revisions necessary to ensure the proper administration of elections and risk-limiting audits statewide; certify elections equipment; ensure proper administration of HB 19-1278 and mail ballot elections statewide; ensure proper administration of logic and accuracy testing; ensure proper issuance of provisional ballots; eliminate obsolete provisions; organize existing rules for clarity; simplify the language of existing rules; and ensure consistency with Department rulemaking standards.
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation? Yes
Recent legislation bill number HB 19-1278
Hearing Date 06/15/2020
Hearing Time 09:00 AM
Hearing Location Register for the webinar rulemaking hearing at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2301283741070772493.
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 AdoptedRules02020-00354.rtf
Redline Redline2020-00354.rtf
Adopted Date 07/08/2020
AGO requested date 07/08/2020
Attorney General Opinion 07/28/2020
Colorado Register publication date 08/10/2020
Effective Date 08/30/2020