New laws or resolutions affecting the courts enacted by the Colorado legislature in 2011 include the following:
HB 1018 Permits a seal to be electronically attached to or logically associated with an electronic record or document, including court records and warrants.
HB 1076 Clarifies that the time payment fee and late fees in judicial actions when the fees, costs, and fines are not paid in full on the date of assessment apply to all
criminal cases and traffic infractions. Provides the time payment fee is reimposed annually if all costs, fees, and fines have not been paid in full.
SB 82 Specifically authorizes state auditor for assess, confirm, and report on security practices of all IT systems, including those of the judicial branch.
SJR 7 Requests Chief Justice and Governor review, assess, and study the operation of state government in order to identify opportunities for improving its efficiency and effectiveness. Specifies use of “kaizen” or lean-government principles in review.