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Gov. Hickenlooper signs bills

DENVER — Friday, March 15, 2013 — Governor Hickenlooper signed 21 bills into law today. 


Number Title Sponsors Summary
SB13-029 Habitat for Humanity of Colorado Tax Checkoff Creation Kerr / DelGrosso
Concerning the voluntary contribution designation benefiting the Habitat for Humanity of Colorado fund that appears on the state individual income tax return forms.
SB13-031 Tuition for Dropout Recovery Program Students Giron / Pettersen
Concerning payment of tuition for students who participate in dropout recovery programs.
SB13-032 Life and Health Insurance Protection Association Jahn / Williams
Concerning the life and health insurance protection association.
No Final Well Permit Requirement Denver Basin Designated Hodge / Sonnenberg
Concerning the deletion of the requirement for a final permit for all wells withdrawing designated ground water from the Denver basin aquifers.
SB13-075 Promote Water Conservation of Designated Ground Water Brophy / Sonnenberg
Concerning safeguards to prevent the modification of a final designated ground water permit based on reductions in the use of designated ground water.
HB13-1015 Disclose Mental Health Claims All-payer Database Kraft-Tharp / Kefalas Concerning the elimination of the prohibition against disclosure of mental health claims information by small group health plans.
HB13-1017 Notice Of Home Loan Mod & Servicer Honor Terms Lebsock / Tochtrop & Giron Concerning a requirement that successor servicers of residential mortgage loans follow through with loan modifications offered to borrowers and requiring a servicer to inform successor servicer of the terms of any modification offer upon any transfer of servicing rights servicing rights for the loan.
HB13-1024 Income Tax Mod For Mil Family Relief Fund Grants Melton & Nordberg / Todd Concerning a state tax modification for income received from the Colorado military family relief fund.
Voting Rights Persons in Youth Corrections Custody Rosenthal / Todd Concerning the voting rights of individuals in the custody of the division of youth correction within the Department of Human Services.
HB13-1043 Modify Definition Of Deadly Weapon Foot / Heath Concerning the statutory definition of a deadly weapon.
Representing Closely
Held Entities
Landgraf / Jahn
Concerning the threshold amount
for representation of closely held entities by non-attorneys.
HB13-1053 Repeal District Court Clerk Bonds Lawrence / Hodge Concerning the repeal of the requirement that clerks of district courts execute bonds.
HB13-1065 Federal Professionals Mental Health Authority Stephens / Todd Concerning the definition of professional persons under the mental health statutes.
HB13-1084 Child Care License Status When New FEIN is Issued DelGrosso / Newell
Concerning the licensing status of entities under the “Child Care Licensing Act” when a new federal employee identification number is issued.
HB13-1086 Preparation Of Record County Court Appeals Wilson / Grantham Concerning the preparation of the record in appeals from county court judgements.
HB13-1087 Membership Human Services Allocation Committees May / Nicholson Concerning the membership of certain allocation committees in the department of human services.
HB13-1088 Office Of Health Equity CDPHE Fields / Giron Concerning modification of the work of the Department of Public Health and Environment regarding disparities to include health equity and renaming the Office of Health Disparities to the Office of Equity and consolidating the duties of the minority health advisory commission and the interagency health disparities leadership council into the newly created health equity commission.
HB13-1102 Gift Card Exemption From Unclaimed Prop Act Gerou / Brophy Concerning an exemption to the “unclaimed property act” for gift cards issued by small business.
HB13-1109 Apply Protection Orders To Parolees Buck / Renfroe Concerning the application of mandatory protection orders to the parolees.
HB13-1146 ID Theft Victim CBI Records Challenge Lebsock / Ulibarri
Concerning right of victims of identity theft.
HB13-1203 List Of Contracts Between Political Subdivisions Rankin / Baumgardner Concerning the elimination of the requirement that a political subdivision provide certain reports on an annual basis.


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