Amendments for SB22-034

House Journal, March 25
45 Amendment No. 1, by Representative Bird.
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47 Amend reengrossed bill, page 2, line 2, after "7-90-314" insert "and
48 7-90-315".
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50 Page 11, line 19, strike "ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE" and substitute
51 "DEPARTMENT OF LAW".
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53 Page 11, after line 25 insert:
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1 "7-90-315. Secure business filing program - rules. (1) THE
2 SECRETARY OF STATE SHALL CREATE A SECURE BUSINESS FILING
3 PROGRAM. WHEN PROCESSING A BUSINESS FILING, THE SECRETARY OF
4 STATE SHALL AUTOMATICALLY ENROLL AN ENTITY INTO THE SECURE
5 BUSINESS FILING PROGRAM UNLESS THE ENTITY HAS OPTED OUT OF THE
6 SECURE BUSINESS FILING PROGRAM. AN ENTITY MAY OPT OUT OF THE
7 SECURE BUSINESS FILING PROGRAM AT ANY TIME.
8 (2) THE SECRETARY OF STATE MAY PROMULGATE RULES TO:
9 (a) ALLOW FOR MULTIPLE METHODS TO VERIFY A FILER'S
10 IDENTITY, RESET AN ACCOUNT, AND ACCESS INFORMATION, BUT THE
11 RULES MUST INCLUDE AN OPTION TO RESET AN ACCOUNT OR ACCESS
12 INFORMATION BY SENDING, VIA UNITED STATES MAIL, A CODED
13 DOCUMENT THAT REQUIRES A PHYSICAL SIGNATURE OR SOME OTHER
14 MEANS FOR THE FILER TO VERIFY THE TRUE NAME AND MAILING ADDRESS
15 STATED ON THE FILING; AND
16 (b) CREATE OR REGULATE THE PROCESS TO OPT OUT OF THE
17 SECURE BUSINESS FILING PROGRAM.".
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19 Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.
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21 As amended, ordered revised and placed on the Calendar for Third
22 Reading and Final Passage.
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House Journal, April 7
20 Amendment No. 1, by Representative Bird:
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22 Amend revised bill, page 2, lines 2 and 3, strike "and 7-90-315".
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24 Page 11, strike lines 26 and 27.
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26 Page 12, strike lines 1 through 14.
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28 Amendment No. 2, by Representative Bird:
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30 Amend revised bill, page 11, before line 26 insert:
31 "SECTION 2. In Colorado Revised Statutes, add 7-90-316 as
32 follows:
33 7-90-316. Working group. (1) THE WORKING GROUP TO STUDY
34 MEASURES TO COUNTERACT FRAUDULENT FILINGS IN THE ONLINE BUSINESS
35 FILING SYSTEM, REFERRED TO AS THE "WORKING GROUP" IN THIS SECTION,
36 IS HEREBY CREATED TO STUDY POTENTIAL MEASURES TO COUNTERACT
37 AND PREVENT FRAUDULENT FILINGS IN THE ONLINE BUSINESS FILING
38 SYSTEM. THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S DESIGNEE SHALL CONVENE THE
39 WORKING GROUP BY SEPTEMBER 15, 2023.
40 (2) (a) THE WORKING GROUP CONSISTS OF:
41 (I) THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S DESIGNEE;
42 (II) TWO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S OFFICE
43 WITH FAMILIARITY WITH THE ONLINE BUSINESS FILING SYSTEM, APPOINTED
44 BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE;
45 (III) A REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE,
46 APPOINTED BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL;
47 (IV) A REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE COLORADO BUREAU OF
48 INVESTIGATION, APPOINTED BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE
49 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY;
50 (V) A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND
51 SECURITY, APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE COLORADO HOUSE OF
52 REPRESENTATIVES;
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1 (VI) TWO REPRESENTATIVES FROM STATE OR LOCAL BUSINESS
2 ASSOCIATIONS OR CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE, APPOINTED BY THE
3 PRESIDENT OF THE COLORADO SENATE;
4 (VII) A REPRESENTATIVE OF AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
5 ORGANIZATION, APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE COLORADO HOUSE OF
6 REPRESENTATIVES;
7 (VIII) A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE COLORADO BAR ASSOCIATION
8 WITH EXPERTISE IN BUSINESS LAW, APPOINTED BY THE COLORADO BAR
9 ASSOCIATION; AND
10 (IX) A MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC WHO IS A BUSINESS OWNER,
11 PREFERABLY WHO HAS BEEN THE VICTIM OF A FRAUDULENT BUSINESS
12 FILING, APPOINTED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE.
13 (b) THE SECRETARY OF STATE DESIGNEE MAY ALSO INVITE
14 ADDITIONAL REPRESENTATIVES TO ATTEND WORKING GROUP MEETINGS
15 AND PARTICIPATE AS NONVOTING MEMBERS.".
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17 Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.
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19 As amended, ordered revised and placed on the Calendar for Third
20 Reading and Final Passage.