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HB 1111 - Voter Identification Amendments - Key Vote

Colorado Key Votes

Spencer Swalm voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (33-31) - (Key vote)

Title: Voter Identification Amendments

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends voter identification laws, effective January 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Excludes the following documents from the definition of “identification,” whereas existing law includes such documents (Sec. 2):
    • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the voter's name and address;
    • A certified copy of the voter's birth certificate issued in the United States; and
    • A certified naturalization document.
  • Requires the state of Colorado to hold a referendum to allow registered voters to approve or reject this bill (Sec. 4).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Voter Identification Amendments

Sponsors

  • Shawn Mitchell (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenneth Guy 'Ken' Summers (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Libby Szabo (CO - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Mark H. Barker (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Randy L. Baumgardner (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon J. Becker (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bob Gardner (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Chris Holbert (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James E. 'Jim' Kerr (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry G. Liston (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Marsha A. Looper (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank McNulty (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Carole R. Murray (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Betty June 'B.J.' Nikkel (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ray Scott (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jerry Sonnenberg (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Amy Stephens (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Spencer Swalm (CO - R) (Out Of Office)