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Gov. Hickenlooper signs numerous bills

DENVER — Wednesday, June 5, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper signed these bills into law today.


Number Title Sponsors Summary
SB13-001 Colorado Working Families Economic Opportunity Act Kefalas & Morse / Kagan Concerning income tax credits to support working families and enacting the "Colorado Working Families Economic Opportunity Act of 2013" and making an appropriation.
SB13-025 Collective Bargaining Firefighters Tochtrop / Williams Concerning collective bargaining by firefighters.
SB13-050 Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity Fund Todd / Coram Concerning the recycling resources economic opportunity fund and incrementally increasing certain fees collected for the fund, extending repeal dates of laws associated with the fund, making rebates paid from the fund discretionary, removing obsolete provisions, and making an appropriation.
SB13-073 General Permits Stormwater Rule-making Brophy / Sonnenberg Concerning a requirement that the division of administration of the Department of Public Health and Environment follow rule-making procedures when proposing changes to general permits related to water quality control.
SB13-082 Wildfire Matters Review Committee Nicholson & Roberts / Levy Concerning the creation of a permanent interim committee of the General Assembly to review matters relating to wildfires in the state.
SB13-120 Navy SEAL Motor Vehicle License Plate Harvey / Garcia Concerning the creation of a Navy SEAL license plate and making an appropriation.
SB13-146 Board Of Assessment Appeals Tochtrop / DelGrosso & Ryden Concerning procedures governing the board of assessment appeals in the Department of Local Affairs and making and reducing an appropriation.
SB13-147 Workers' Compensation Liability Statutory Employer Jahn / Gardner Concerning an employer's workers' compensation liability to a person when the person is injured while not on the employer's premises.
SB13-148 Sunset Colorado Youth Advisory Council Kefalas & Roberts / Peniston & Navarro Concerning continuation of the Colorado youth advisory council.
SB13-150 Sunset Water & Wastewater Operations Board Harvey / May Concerning the continuation of the water and wastewater facility operators certification board, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations of the 2012 sunset report by the Department of Regulatory Agencies.
SB13-155 Sunset Board Of Real Estate Appraisers Baumgardner / Ryden Concerning the continuation of the Board of Real Estate Appraisers and implementing the recommendations of the 2012 sunset report by the Department of Regulatory Agencies.
SB13-156 Sunset Board of Mortgage Loan Originators Tochtrop / Williams Concerning continuation of the Board of Mortgage Loan Originators in the division of real estate and implementing the recommendations of the 2012 sunset report by the Department of Regulatory Agencies.
SB13-167 Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities Steadman / Gerou Concerning intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities and making and reducing an appropriation.
SB13-169 Reintroduce Black-footed Ferret Landowner Consent Crowder & Schwartz / Dore Concerning reintroduction of black-footed ferrets without further legislative approval where a landowner consents pursuant to a programmatic safe harbor agreement.
SB13-171 Sunset Continue Licensing Of Money Transmitters Kerr / Foote Concerning the continuation of the licensing of money transmitters and continuing the authority of the banking board and the state bank commissioner over money transmitters.
SB13-172 Sunset Continue Acupuncture Regulation Newell / Ginal Concerning the continuation of the regulation of acupuncturists and making an appropriation.
SB13-173 Sunset Review Division Of Gaming Kerr & Nicholson / Pabon Concerning the continuation of the division of gaming and implementing the recommendations in the 2012 sunset report by the Department of Regulatory Agencies, and making an appropriation.
SB13-180 Sunset Review Occupational Therapy Practice Act Aguilar / Singer Concerning the continuation of the regulation of the practice of occupational therapy, and, in connection therewith, requiring occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants to obtain a license from the Department of Regulatory Agencies, modifying provisions governing the supervision of occupational therapy assistants, adding grounds for disciplining licensees, requiring licensees to maintain professional competency, authorizing licensees to enter into agreements to limit practice when suffering from a physical or mental condition, and making an appropriation.
SB13-189 Motor Carrier Fines Suspension Outreach Heath / Tyler Concerning civil penalties imposed on motor carriers for legal violations and making an appropriation.
SB13-197 No Firearms For Domestic Violence Offenders Hudak / McCann and Fields Concerning preventing persons who have committed domestic violence from possessing firearms and making an appropriation.
SB13-207 Auricular Acudetox Mental Health Professionals Giron / Levy Concerning the performance of auricular acudetox by trained mental health professionals and making an appropriation.
SB13-214 BEST Program Oversight & Funding Schwartz / Fischer Concerning legislative oversight of the funding of P-12 public school capital construction projects that receive funding under the "Building Excellent Schools Today Act."
SB13-215 Alternative Health Care Consumer Protections Jahn / Ginal Concerning alternative health care practitioners and enacting the "Colorado Natural Health Consumer Protection Act" to provide an exemption from state regulation for unlicensed complementary and alternative health care practitioners, require a person providing complementary and alternative health care services to disclose to clients the person's educational background and the nature of the services to be provided, and prohibit complementary and alternative health care practitioners from engaging in specified activities that only state-regulated health care professionals may perform.
SB13-235 Transfer To The Colorado State Veterans Trust Fund Lambert / Levy Concerning a transfer of moneys from the state general fund to the Colorado State Veterans Trust Fund for the purpose of repaying moneys from the trust fund that were used to build National Guard armories.
SB13-238 Regulation Hearing Aid Providers Sellers Tochtrop / Ryden Concerning the regulation of hearing aid providers by the division of professions and occupations within the Department of Regulatory Agencies and making an appropriation.
SB13-245 Create The Colorado Firefighting Air Corps King & Jahn / Gardner Concerning the creation of the Colorado firefighting air corps in the Division of Fire Prevention and Control of the Department of Public Safety.
SB13-251 Driver’s License & Identification Documentation Ulibarri & Morse / Melton Concerning documentary evidence needed for an individual to be issued an identity document by the Department of Revenue and making an appropriation.
SB13-252 Renewable Energy Standard Retail Wholesale Methane Morse & Schwartz / Ferrandino & Duran Concerning measures to increase Colorado’s renewable energy standard so as to encourage the deployment of methane capture technologies.
SB13-254 Fleet Vehicle Energy Cost-savings Contracts Jones / Tyler Concerning an expansion of the utility cost-savings measures law to allow a governmental entity to enter into a vehicle fleet maintenance and fuel cost-savings contract.
SB13-261 Oral Health Community Programs Nicholson / McCann Concerning the restructuring of the oral health programs administered by the department of public health and environment and eliminating the oversight of complaints regarding dentists for the dental assistance program for seniors and creating the oral health community grants program.
SB13-265 Motor Vehicle Dealer Franchise Agreements Kerr & Balmer / Holbert & Kagan Concerning applicability of Colorado statutes to franchise agreements between vehicle dealers and the suppliers of these vehicles.
SB13-273 Renewable Energy Forest Biomass Incentives Schwartz & Nicholson / Hamner & Coram Concerning incentives for the beneficial use of forest biomass.
SB13-279 K-12 School Energy Resource Efficiency Kerr / Gerou Concerning increasing energy resource efficiency in public schools.
SB13-280 Title Off-highway Vehicles Tochtrop / Vigil Concerning the issuance of certificates of title for off-highway vehicles and making an appropriation.
HB13-1007 Early Childhood & School Readiness Leg Commission Peniston / Hudak Concerning recreation of the early childhood and school readiness legislative commission.
HB13-1020 Testing Evidence Of Sexual Assault McNulty / Roberts Concerning evidence collected in connection with a sexual assault and making an appropriation.
HB13-1031 All-hazards Resource Mobilization & Reimbursement Gerou / Nicholson & Roberts Concerning statewide all-hazards resource mobilization and clarifying the powers and duties of the Department of Public Safety with respect to the statewide all-hazards resource mobilization plan, specifying how mobilized entities receive reimbursement for expenses incurred by rendering assistance, and making an appropriation.
HB13-1071 Register Collector's Motor Vehicles Holbert / Tochtrop Concerning the type of vehicle that qualifies to register as a collector vehicle and making an appropriation.
HB13-1111 Regulate Naturopathic Doctors Ginal / Newell Concerning the regulation of naturopathic doctors and making an appropriation.
HB13-1130 Reapprove Interruptible Water Supply Agreements Sonnenberg & Fischer / Todd & Baumgardner Concerning extended operation of interruptible water supply agreements.
HB13-1154 Crimes Against Pregnant Women Act Foote & Levy / Steadman Concerning crimes against pregnant women and making an appropriation.
HB13-1160 Consolidate Theft Statutes With New Penalties Pabon / King Concerning criminal theft and reducing an appropriation.
HB13-1206 Expand Authority For Business Incentive Agreements DelGrosso / Scheffel Concerning the expansion of a local government's ability to enter into a business incentive agreement with a taxpayer.
HB13-1230 Compensation For Persons Wrongly Incarcerated Williams & Pabon / Guzman Concerning compensation for persons who are exonerated of their crimes after a period of incarceration and making an appropriation.
HB13-1235 Valuations Of Property Prior To State Purchase Szabo / Baumgardner Concerning requirements related to the valuation of real property prior to a state agency entering into contracts related to such real property.
HB13-1274 State Board Of Land Commissioners Real Property Investment Hullinghorst / Kerr Concerning the State Board of Land Commissioners' investment in commercial real property, and, in connection therewith, granting the State Board of Land Commissioners the authority to enter into lease-purchase agreements.
HB13-1280 Target Reserve Require Waiver For Building Regulation Fund Gerou / Hodge Concerning a two-year waiver from the target reserve requirement for the building regulation fund.
HB13-1283 Species Conservation Trust Fund Fischer / Schwartz Concerning the species conservation trust fund.
HB13-1284 Make Article 9 UCC Security Interests Uniform Gardner / Roberts Concerning documents that can be filed regarding security interests under the "Uniform Commercial Code."
HB13-1289 Electronic Motor Vehicle Info Transfer Moreno & Dore / Jahn & Balmer Concerning authority for the electronic transmission of information relating to motor vehicles.
HB13-1299 Changes To The SMART Government Act Of 2010 Ferrandino / Steadman Concerning changes to the "State Measurement for Accountable, Responsive, and Transparent (SMART) Government Act" of 2010 and making an appropriation.
HB13-1320 Support For Meritorious Colorado Students Waller & Hullinghorst / Heath Concerning financial support for meritorious Colorado students at state-supported institutions of higher education.


For a complete list of Hickenlooper’s 2013 legislation decisions, click here.