HB17-1314 - Colorado Right To Rest Act

Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning the creation of the 'Colorado Right to Rest Act'.

The bill creates the 'Colorado Right to Rest Act', which establishes basic rights for persons experiencing homelessness, including, but not limited to, the right to use and move freely in public spaces, to rest in public spaces, to eat or accept food in any public space where food is not prohibited, to occupy a legally parked vehicle, and to have a reasonable expectation of privacy of one's property. The bill does not create an obligation for a provider of services for persons experiencing homelessness to provide shelter or services when none are available.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)


House Committees

Latest update: April 19, 2017
04/19/2017 - House Committee on Local Government Postpone Indefinitely
04/03/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Local Government