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HB 1003 - Changes to Voter Identification Requirements - Colorado Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (35-30) - (Key vote)
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Title: Changes to Voter Identification Requirements

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that eliminates certain forms of identification that voters may present in order to receive their ballots, and adds new forms of identification, effective September 1, 2011.

  • Repeals portions of existing law that authorized voters to present the following forms of identification prior to receiving a ballot (Sec. 2):
    • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the name and address of the voter;
    • A certified copy of a birth certificate issued in the United States; or
    • A document of naturalization.
  • Expands the list of acceptable forms of identification to include the following (Sec. 2):
    • A valid pilot's license issued by the Federal Aviation Administration or other authorized agency of the United States;
    • A valid student ID card issued by an institution of higher education with a photograph of the voter issued; and
    • A valid Medicare or Medicaid card issued to an eligible voter who is a resident of a state-licensed facility.
  • This act is effective September 1, 2011, and applies to all elections conducted on or after September 1, 2011 (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Changes to Voter Identification Requirements

Committee Sponsors


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


  • David G. Balmer (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark H. Barker (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Randy L. Baumgardner (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon J. Becker (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald 'Don' Beezley (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Laura Bradford (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • J. Paul Brown (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kathleen Conti (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Don Coram (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Brian DelGrosso (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bob Gardner (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Cheri Gerou (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Chris Holbert (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James E. 'Jim' Kerr (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)
  • Kevin Priola (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Edgar Ramirez (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)
  • Mark Waller (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
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