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Gov. Hickenlooper finishes signing bills passed this year by the General Assembly

DENVER — Friday, June 8, 2012 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today finished signing bills passed this year by the General Assembly.


Today marked the last day the governor could act on legislation passed during the legislative session. In all this year, the governor signed 309 bills; vetoed one bill (SB12-124); and allowed one bill to become law without his signature (HB12-1348). Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia signed one bill (HB12-1005).


Last year, the governor signed 333 bills; vetoed one bill (SB11-213); and allowed one bill to become law without his signature (SB11-159).


The bills signed today were:


Number Title Sponsors Summary
HB12-1273 Add Approved Facility School To Child Care Credit Pabon / Steadman Concerning the inclusion of approved facility schools affiliated with a hospital to the definition of child care facility for purposes of the child care contribution income tax credit.
HB12S-1002 Unemployment Insurance Revenue Liston & Pabon / Jahn Concerning administration of the unemployment insurance program in order to stabilize unemployment insurance rates, and, in connection therewith, facilitating the issuance of unemployment revenue bonds, accelerating the creation of the Division of Unemployment Insurance in the Department of Labor and Employment, and making technical changes to provisions enacted as a part of House Bill 11-1288 to ensure appropriate transition to the new unemployment insurance premium rate structure.
HB12-1350 In-state Status Dependents Armed Forces Members Waller / Hodge Concerning in-state tuition classification for dependents of members of the Armed Forces.
HB12-1059 Military Spouse Practice Occupation Profession Looper / King K. Concerning the authority of a person credentialed in another state whose residence is determined by military orders to practice an occupation regulation by Colorado law.
SB12S-001 Registration Fees Special Mobile Machinery Cadman / Priola & Bradford Concerning the registration of special mobile machinery fleets, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
SB12-036 Parental Consent For Surveys In K-12 Schools Mitchell / Holbert Concerning parental consent for that collection of information from students in schools.
SB12-044 Failure To Provide Valid Transit Pass Or Coupon Guzman / Pabon Concerning failure to present valid evidence of mass transit fare payment, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
SB12-128 Alternative Care Facility Reimbursement Pilot Roberts / Summers Concerning achieving efficiencies in the Medicaid Long-Term Care program through greater utilization of alternative care facilities.
HB12-1038 Multi-year Class A Trailer Registration Looper / Williams S. Concerning the creation of a multi-year registration for Class A trailers, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
HB12-1110 Regulation Of Appraisal Management Companies Williams A. / Carroll Concerning the regulation of appraisal management companies, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
HB12-1168 Ignition Interlock Device Recodification Young / Morse Concerning clarification of provisions authorizing ignition interlock devices.
HB12-1226 Surcharge On Crimes Against At-risk Persons Barker / Aguilar Concerning a surcharge on persons convicted of crimes against at-risk persons, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
HB12-1311 Sunset Continue Pharmacy Board Summers / Boyd Concerning continuation of the State Board of Pharmacy, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations contained in the sunset review and report regarding the Board and recodifying the laws regulating pharmacists, the practice of pharmacy, and the manufacture, distribution, and dispensing of prescription drugs and controlled substances, and making an appropriation.
HB12-1349 Species Conservation Trust Fund Baumgardner / Schwartz Concerning the Species Conservation Trust Fund.


For a complete list of Hickenlooper’s 2012 legislation decisions, click here.