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

Details of Tracking Number  2020-00429


CCR details

Tracking Number 2020-00429
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 1505 Department of State
Agency 1505 Secretary of State
CCR Number 8 CCR 1505-6
CCR Title RULES CONCERNING CAMPAIGN AND POLITICAL FINANCE

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 06/15/2020
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2020-00429.rtf
Additional Information AddInfoAttach2020-00429.pdf
Statutory Authority Article XXVIII, Sections 8 and 9(1)(b) of the Colorado Constitution. Sections 1-1-107(2)(a) and 1-45-111.5(1), C.R.S., (2019).
Description of Subjects/Issues The Secretary is considering additional rule amendments including revisions necessary to ensure proper administration of legislation recently passed by the Colorado General Assembly, including SB19-232 concerning campaign finance enforcement; establish uniformity in the administration of current law; establish new definitions; clarify date of a contribution or donation; clarifying when a committee may file a termination report to terminate the committee; clarify rules concerning recall elections, local offices and home rule; clarify late filing penalties and waiver process; establish new complaint rules including rules for settlement of complaints; eliminate obsolete provisions; simplify the language of existing rules; remove language that is duplicative of statute or constitutional provisions; and ensure consistency with Department rulemaking standards. The Secretary may consider additional rule amendments.
Purpose/Objective of Rule The Secretary adopted amendments necessary to ensure proper administration of legislation recently passed by the Colorado General Assembly, including SB19-232 concerning campaign finance enforcement; establish uniformity in the administration of current law; establish new definitions; clarify date of a contribution or donation; when a committee may file a termination report to terminate the committee; rules concerning recall elections, local offices and home rule; late filing penalties and waiver process; establish new complaint rules including rules for settlement of complaints; eliminate obsolete provisions; simplify the language of existing rules; remove language that is duplicative of statute or constitutional provisions; and ensure consistency with Department rulemaking standards. Please see the attached Notice of Adoption (includes a statement of basis with the adopted rules). The Secretary simultaneously adopted on a temporary basis under tracking number 2020-00560.
Basis And Purpose BasisAndPurposeAttachment2020-00429.pdf
Comments The Secretary adopted amendments necessary to ensure proper administration of legislation recently passed by the Colorado General Assembly, including SB19-232 concerning campaign finance enforcement; establish uniformity in the administration of current law; establish new definitions; clarify date of a contribution or donation; when a committee may file a termination report to terminate the committee; rules concerning recall elections, local offices and home rule; late filing penalties and waiver process; establish new complaint rules including rules for settlement of complaints; eliminate obsolete provisions; simplify the language of existing rules; remove language that is duplicative of statute or constitutional provisions; and ensure consistency with Department rulemaking standards. Please see the attached Notice of Adoption (includes a statement of basis with the adopted rules). The Secretary simultaneously adopted on a temporary basis under tracking number 2020-00560.
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation? Yes
Recent legislation bill number SB19-232
Hearing Date 07/16/2020
Hearing Time 02:00 PM
Hearing Location Register for the webinar rulemaking hearing at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3064434971189137165
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 AdoptedRules02020-00429.rtf
Redline Redline2020-00429.rtf
Adopted Date 08/10/2020
AGO requested date 08/10/2020
Attorney General Opinion 08/28/2020
Colorado Register publication date 09/10/2020
Effective Date 09/30/2020
Inserted into CCR 09/29/2020