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1-3-105. Powers of central committees

Overview of Statute

Powers conferred upon the respective central committees


(1) Subject to the provisions of section 1-3-106(2), the state central committee has the power to make all rules for party government.

(2) Any state, congressional, judicial, senatorial, representative, county commissioner, or county central committee may select a managing or executive committee and may authorize the executive committee to exercise any and all powers conferred upon the respective central committees.

(3)(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, due to public health concerns, for the 2020 election, to the extent that state political parties have any restrictions in their rules or bylaws governing the timing of any required notice for meetings of either the state central committee or any meeting at which the rules or bylaws will be amended, such timing requirements may be disregarded as long as no less than three days notice is provided.

(b) This subsection (3) is repealed, effective December 31, 2020.


Source: L. 80: Entire article R&RE, p. 320, § 1, effective January 1, 1981.L. 92: Entire article amended, p. 671, § 3, effective January 1, 1993; L. 2020, (3) added, (HB 20-1359), Ch. 23, § 2, eff. March 16, 2020.

Editor’s note: This section is similar to former § 1-14-110 (1) and (3) as it existed prior to 1980.


State board of education, procedures for filing vacancies, see § 22-2-105.5.

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 [Election]

Any election under the “Uniform Election Code of 1992” or the “Colorado Municipal Election Code of 1965”, article 10 of title 31, C.R.S. C.R.S. § 1-7.5-103.

Definition [Committee]

The committee of signers described in section 1-12-108(2). C.R.S. § 1-12-100.5.

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