Wednesday, April 27, 2011
“As the gateway to business in Colorado, the Secretary of State’s office is working to improve the business environment in our state and make Colorado one of the most business friendly states in the nation,” Gessler said. “Providing judges with the skills and experience they need will reduce the cost of commercial litigation and increase the efficiency of the trial process—which benefits everyone.”
The Colorado Civil Justice League (CCJL) and the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry (CACI) both joined with the bill’s sponsor, Representative Mark Waller, in supporting the legislation.
The Judicial Training bill uses funds from the Secretary of State, paid for by business filing fees, to develop innovative training programs for state judges facing complex commercial litigation cases. The Secretary of State spoke about reinvesting these business fees back into the business community by expediting commercial cases.
The House Judiciary Committee referred the bill to the Appropriations Committee for a hearing later this week.
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