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1-2-502.7. Voter registration agencies – reports – transfer of records for voter registration.


(1) Each state agency that oversees one or more offices designated as voter registration agencies in section 1-2-504 (1)(a) and (1)(b) shall annually provide to the secretary of state a list with each designated office, the type of services the office provides, and a designated voter registration contact for that office.

(2) Each office designated under subsection (1) of this section shall report to the secretary of state each month the number of people who applied for public assistance or who applied to participate in state-funded programs, the number of voter registration choice forms the office collected, and the number of people who received a voter registration form.

(3) At the earliest practicable time, the office of information technology created in section 24-37.5-103 shall assess which voter registration agencies, as defined in section 1-2-504 (1)(a) and (1)(b), collect sufficient information from applicants for voter registration purposes, and shall report its findings to the secretary of state. Upon a determination by the office of information technology and the secretary of state that a voter registration agency collects the necessary information to register an eligible elector, the office of information technology and the secretary of state shall establish a schedule by which the voter registration agency shall begin providing electronic records regarding eligible electors to the secretary of state. The secretary of state and each county clerk and recorder shall process electronic records received from voter registration agencies under this subsection (3) substantially in accordance with section 1-2-502.5.


Source: L. 2019: Entire section added, (SB 19-235), ch. 329, p. 3054, § 4, effective August 2.


Definition [State]

A state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. C.R.S. § 1-8.3-102.

Definition [Section]

A bound compilation of initiative forms approved by the secretary of state, which shall include pages that contain the warning required by section 1-40-110 (1), the ballot title, the abstract required by section 1-40-110 (3), and a copy of the proposed measure; succeeding pages that contain the warning, the ballot title, and ruled lines numbered consecutively for registered electors’ signatures; and a final page that contains the affidavit required by section 1-40-111 (2). Each section shall be consecutively prenumbered by the petitioner prior to circulation.

Definition [Secretary]

The Colorado secretary of state. C.R.S. § 1-1.5-102.