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1-1.5-102. Definitions

Overview of Statute

This provision provides the definitions of terms used in this article.


As used in this article, unless the context otherwise requires:

(1) “Department” means the Colorado department of state.

(2) “Fund” means the federal elections assistance fund created in section 1-1.5-106.

(3) “HAVA” means the federal “Help America Vote Act of 2002”, Pub.L. 107-252, codified at 42 U.S.C. sec. 15301 et seq.

(4) “Secretary” means the Colorado secretary of state.


Source: L. 2003: Entire article added, p. 2067, § 7, effective May 22.L. 2004: (3) amended, p. 1186, § 1, effective August 4.


Definition [State]

A state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. C.R.S. § 1-8.3-102.

Definition [Election]

Any election under the “Uniform Election Code of 1992” or the “Colorado Municipal Election Code of 1965”, article 10 of title 31, C.R.S. C.R.S. § 1-7.5-103.

Definition [Secretary]

The Colorado secretary of state. C.R.S. § 1-1.5-102.