(a) Providing access to state court facilities and ensuring the safety of employees
and other users of state court facilities are fundamental components of ensuring access
to justice for the people of the state of Colorado;
(b) Recent years have seen numerous occasions in which courthouse repair, renovation,
improvement, and expansion needs have become important priorities for judicial districts
and the counties they serve;
(c) In some cases these needs result from anticipated causes, such as expanding caseloads,
the allocations of new judges to the district, or the aging of existing courtroom
facilities and the attendant need to bring them up to current operational and safety
(d) In other cases the needs are driven by unexpected events, such as natural disasters,
accidents, or the discovery of previously unknown threats to health and safety; and
(e) While the responsibility for providing adequate courtrooms and other court facilities
lies with county governments, the geographically, demographically, and economically
diverse nature of our state affects the level of funding and services that each county
(2) The general assembly, therefore, determines and declares that:
(a) The creation of the underfunded courthouse facility cash fund commission and the
underfunded courthouse facility cash fund is beneficial to and in the best interests
of the people of the state of Colorado; and
(b) The purpose of the commission and the fund is to provide supplemental funding
for courthouse facility projects in the counties with the most limited financial resources.
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