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SCORECARD
RESULTS

HB21-1011

Multilingual Ballot Access For Voters (SUPPORT)

(PASSED + COLOR AF Victory)

The proposal would expand multi-lingual voting access and voter registration options.  Elections are the bedrock of our democracy and this bill will remove language barriers so everyone can vote. 

HB21-1072

Equal Access Services For Out-of-home Placements (SUPPORT)

(PASSED + COLOR AF Victory)

 

Colorado foster care system/adoption programs are over populated with kids and it makes no sense to discriminate against those kids or the diversity of families that want to take care of them. Children deserve an opportunity to live in loving households. 

HB21-1086

Voter Proof Of Citizenship Requirement (OPPOSED)

(FAILED + COLOR AF Victory)

This bill was part of the nationwide effort to undermine and suppress the vote. Colorado is considered the Gold Standard for elections. 

HB21-1105

Low-income Utility Payment Assistance Contributions (SUPPORT)

(PASSED + COLOR AF Victory)

COLOR was successful in reducing new utility fees that were proposed in this bill that would be used to help people pay utility bills. The fees as proposed would have had a HUGE impact on exactly those people it was meant to help.  

HB21-1183

Induced Termination Of Pregnancy State Registrar (OPPOSE)

(FAILED + COLOR AF Victory)

This failed proposal represents an extreme invasion of patient privacy that was a model bill being pushed by anti-abortion groups in a nationwide movement. The bill was invasive, stigmatizing and violates a woman’s basic right to privacy.

HB21-1194

Immigration Legal Defense Fund (SUPPORT)

(PASSED + COLOR AF Victory) 

This bill creates a statewide fund so that any Coloradan facing deportation may qualify to receive a lawyer, pro bono. (For free) Colorado is the first state in the country to do this via the State Legislative process. 

HB21-1232

Standardized Health Benefit Plan Colorado Option (SUPPORT)

(PASSED + COLOR AF Victory)

This bill creates the Colorado Option, which takes big steps to address the high cost of health care and begins to close the gaps in accessing care for communities that were left out of the ACA, including those without documentation. Coloradans will now be able to choose from more affordable and standardized health care options and puts more money into financial assistance. 

SB21-009

Reproductive Health Care Program (SUPPORT)

(PASSED + COLOR AF Victory)

This bill creates a program within Colorado Medicaid that provides contraception to undocumented people and allows anyone who uses Medicaid to receive a year supply at one time. Immigration status should not determine who has access to care. By staying true to our values and messaging, SB21-009 was successful in creating the infrastructure that allows undocumented people to receive reproductive services through Medicaid. 

SB21-025

Family Planning Service For Eligible Individuals (SUPPORT)

(PASSED + COLOR AF Victory)

Concerning family planning services for individuals whose income does not exceed the state's current effective income level for pregnant women under the children's basic health plan, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB21-027

Emergency Supplies For Colorado Babies And Families (SUPPORT)

(PASSED + COLOR AF Victory)

One in three families reported pre-pandemic that they were experiencing diaper needs.  Diapers under WIC and SNAP were not covered benefits.  This bill allows non-profit organizations to distribute diapers in the communities they serve.

SB21-087

Agricultural Workers' Rights (SUPPORT)    

(PASSED + COLOR AF Victory)

During the COVID-19 pandemic, agricultural workers were deemed essential yet still denied critical labor rights. The historic passing of SB21-087 Colorado became the first state to address structural racism in agricultural labor laws. The bill establishes fairer wages and numerous safety protections and has been praised by workers, immigrant and labor rights groups, public health officials and leaders across the country. 

SB21-131

Protect Personal Identifying Information Kept By State (SUPPORT) 

(PASSED + COLOR AF Victory)

This bill will stop agencies like ICE from accessing personal data from state agencies to target people for immigration enforcement. SB131 will block requests for state data from third parties like ICE unless they are for an active criminal (not-immigration) case and have subpoena or a warrant signed by a judge. 

SB21-142

Health Care Access In Cases Of Rape Or Incest (SUPPORT) 

(PASSED + COLOR AF Victory)

Currently survivors of rape and incest on Medicaid face unreasonable barriers to access critical medical care that is available to everyone else.  The bill increases access to care across Colorado eliminating the current situation where there is only one facility that Medicaid recipients can utilize and providing access to more.

SB21-176

Protecting Opportunities And Workers' Rights Act (SUPPORT)

(FAILED + Community Loss) 

Women and members of minority communities are much more likely to be subject to discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.  The POWR (Protecting Opportunities and Worker’s Rights) Act would have given workers more tools to defend themselves from onerous working conditions  

SB21-193

Protection Of Pregnant People In Perinatal Period (SUPPORT)

(PASSED + COLOR AF Victory) 

Part of the historic maternity-care bill package, SB21-193 works to help address some of the deepest racial inequities in the perinatal period. People who are incarcerated while pregnant will have a higher standard of car, access and supplies during the perinatal period. Including contact with their baby and breastfeeding support.

SB21-194

Maternal Health Providers (SUPPORT)

(PASSED + COLOR AF Victory)  

Another piece of the historic maternity-care bill package SB21-193 addresses insurance equities, improves grievance processes, requires hospitals to allow doulas and ensures that facilities support a trial of labor after cesarean so families are not coerced into unnecessary procedures.