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Library Collections


The Colorado Joint Legislative Library is classified as a special library since the collections primarily consist of legislative and public policy resources. There are over 5,600 print and electronic resources in the legislative, periodicals and newspapers, reference and non-reference collections. Print items may only be used in the library since the collections are non-circulating.

 

Titles below are select resources that are electronically accessible. Please keep in mind this is not a complete list of the Joint Legislative Library's holdings.

 

 

 Colorado Legislative Resources Federal Public Policy Resources
 Colorado Legislative Council Resources General Reference
 Colorado Public Policy Resources Newspapers
 Federal Legislative Resources  

 

 

If you need more information about the library collection, please contact the library at 303-866-4011 or molly.otto@state.co.us


Colorado Legislative Resources

Colorado Revised Statutes & Compiled Laws

Current statutes     

 

(Print: 1877 - current)

Colorado Territorial & Session Laws

1993 - current

 

(Print: 1861- current)

 

University of Colorado William A. Wise Law Library:

 

Session Laws from 1861

Colorado House & Senate Journals

Current Session

 

Prior Sessions

 

(Print: 1861 - current)

House & Senate Bills

Current Session

 

(Includes Fiscal Notes)

 

Prior Sessions

 

(Includes Fiscal Notes)

 

(Microfiche & CD-Rom's:  House Bills 1963 - 2003)


(Microfiche & CD-Rom's: Senate Bills 1964 - 2003)

 

 Digest of Bills

1933 - current

 

(Print: 1963 - current)

 

Election Information

 

1996- current

(Print: 1892 - current)

 

Ballot analyses/"Blue Books"

 

1998 - current

 

(Print: 1954 - current)

 

 

Ballot Issue History (1880 - current)

 

Colorado Legislative Directories ("Pink Books")

Current Directory

 

(Directory for current session only with members' websites)

 

(Print: 1949 - current)

 

 Code of Colorado Regulations

 

Colorado Legislative Council Resources

 Colorado Legislative Council Interim Reports


1954 - current

 

(Print: 1954 - current)

 

 

Additional Legislative Council Resources

Agriculure, Natural Resources & Energy

 

Business & Economic Development

 

Crimes, Courts & Corrections

 

Education

 

Elections

 

Government

 

Health, Human Services & Environment

 

Immigration

 

Marijuana

 

Taxes & Finance

 

Transportation & Motor Vehicles

 

Issue Briefs (2006 - current)

   

Colorado Public Policy Resources 

Audit & State Budget

Colorado Office of the State Auditor

 

Colorado Joint Budget Committee

 

Governor's Office of State Planning & Budgeting

 

 

Treasury Department

 

Business/Economic Development/Taxation

Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade (OEDIT)

 

Division of Property Taxation  

Courts & Criminal Justice

Colorado Supreme Court Law Library

 

Colorado Department of Public Safety, Office of Research & Statistics (ORS)

Employment

Colorado Department of Labor & Employment 

Environment/Natural Resources

Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station

 

Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment

 

Air Pollution Control Division  

 

Center for Health & Environmental Information and Statistics

 

Water Quality Control Division

 

Colorado Water Institute of Colorado State University   

Marijuana

 

Marijuana State Facts

 

State & Local Government Resources

Colorado State

  

Colorado Counties, Inc.

 

Colorado Municipal League

 

Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) 

State & Local Legislative Resources

Colorado General Assembly

 

Colorado Legislative Council

 

Colorado Secretary of State

 

Federal Legislative Resources

 

Congress.gov

 

(Federal & Congressional information)

 

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR)

 

Project Vote Smart

 

(Assists users in locating congressional & state legislators)

     

Federal Public Policy Resources

 

Criminal Justice

 

National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

 

Education

 

National Commission on Teaching & America's Future

 

National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) 

 

Energy & the Environment

 

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

 

State Energy Data System (SEDS)

 

Government & Legislative Resources

 

Council of State Governments (CSG)

 

CSG WEST, Serving Western Legislatures

 

National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)

 

Publications: "Legisbriefs", "State Legislatures", "NCSL Today"

  

U.S. Government Manual

 

Health & Human Services

 

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)

 

Health Affairs

 

 

General Reference

 

ALMANACS

 

Founders Almanac

 

Old Farmers Almanac

 

DIRECTORIES

 

Colorado

  

Colorado Mining Association

 

Colorado Water Congress

 

Denver Bar Association Legal Resource Directory

 

STATISITICS

 

Colorado

 

Colorado by the Numbers

 

Colorado Demographics

 

Colorado Department of Corrections Statistics

 

Federal

 

Agricultural Statistics

 

Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

National Center for Education Statistics

 

Statistical Abstract of the United States

 

U.S. Census Bureau

 

FOR ADDITIONAL REFERENCE RESOURCES, PLEASE VISIT  refdesk

 

Newspapers

Colorado Statesman

 

 

Denver Business Journal

 

 

Denver Post

 

 

Wall Street Journal

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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