October 23, 2014

HB 13-1126: Changing Statutorily Established Time Intervals to Comply with “Rule of Seven”

On January 18, 2013, Rep. Jared Wright and Sen. Irene Aguilar introduced HB 13-1126 – Concerning Statutorily Established Time IntervalsThis summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.

The bill changes time periods in the appellate process to seven-day periods or periods that are multiples of seven days to avoid actions being due on weekends. Similar changes to seveb-day periods or periods that are multiples of seven days were made to the Colorado Revised Statutes in 2012, pursuant to Senate Bill 12-175. On Feb. 18, the House passed the bill on 3rd Reading; it has been assigned to the Judiciary Committee in the Senate.

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