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Colorado State Representative Brianna Titone displays the Recompose cycle
May 2020 News — Public Policy

Colorado

Recompose partnered with Colorado State Representative Brianna Titone to bring forward House Bill 20‑1060. After strong support, the bill was postponed indefinitely due to budget concerns related to the COVID‑19 pandemic.

The bill enjoyed bipartisan support and passed the House by a vote of 49 to 15. Due to COVID-19, the Colorado Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs voted to postpone this bill indefinitely on May 27, 2020, meaning the bill will no longer move forward this session.

Thank you to Representative Titone and cosponsors Representative Matt Soper, Senator Robert Rodriguez, and Senator Vicki Marble. Thanks also to all our supporters in Colorado including the funeral industry professionals and individuals who testified in support of HB20-1060.

Recompose is still committed to making our process available in Colorado. We plan to continue moving this legislation forward as soon as possible.

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Recompose acknowledges we make our lives and livelihoods on the lands of the Coast Salish People, specifically the Duwamish People. We honor with gratitude the Duwamish People past and present, the land itself, and the Duwamish Tribe.

Colonization is an active, persistent process. Indigenous communities continue to be resilient in protecting their ecological and cultural lifeways and deathways despite ongoing oppression. Recompose respects, shares, and supports this commitment to climate healing and environmental justice. Join Recompose in contributing to Real Rent Duwamish.

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