Identity theft is generally defined as the unlawful use of personal identifying or financial information of another person to obtain cash or credit, including name and birth date as well as a credit card and social security number.
This issue brief provides a brief description of the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) and summarizes key provisions of Senate Bill 06-235, which modifies PERA's board of directors and attempts to improve its financial situation.
This issue brief discusses provides an overview of the act's provisions and details state requirements for implementing the federal requirements for state-issued drivers' licenses and identification cards.
The rise in distracted driving, often associated with ever-present smart phones and mobile devices, has been identified as a cause and contributing factor to automobile crashes. This issue brief gives an overview of state and federal regulations on the issue.
In Colorado, there are formal complaint processes to review the conduct of attorneys and judges and to administer discipline when warranted. Additionally, voters can choose whether to retain or dismiss judges who are up for retention in an election. This issue brief provides an overview of these complaint and retention processes.
This issue brief provides an overview of how mental health medication is administered in the criminal justice system and information on recent legislation focused on reducing the number of individuals being detained while waiting for treatment.