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Gov. Hickenlooper signs numerous bills

DENVER — Tuesday, May 28, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper signed these bills into law today.


Number Title Sponsors Summary
SB13-007 Eliminate Repeal Of CCJJ Morse / Waller Concerning the repeal date of the Colorado commission on criminal and juvenile justice and making an appropriation.
SB13-047 Youth In Foster Care And Identity Theft Protection Newell / Fields Concerning protections for youth in foster care against identity theft and making an appropriation.
SB13-127 Sales Tax Revenue To Older Coloradans Cash Fund Guzman / Primavera Concerning an increase in the amount of the state sales and use tax receipts that are credited to the older Coloradans cash fund and making and reducing an appropriation.
SB13-161 Sunset Licensing Architects Engineers Surveyors Heath / Fischer & Hamner Concerning continuation of the state board for licensure of architects, professional engineers, and professional land surveyors and implementing the recommendations of the 2012 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies.
SB13-174 Sunset Continue Food Systems Advisory Council Schwartz / Lebsock Concerning the continuation of the Colorado food systems advisory council.
SB13-193 Increasing Parent Engagement In Public Schools Hudak / Kraft-Tharp Concerning increasing parent engagement in public schools and making an appropriation.
SB13-206 Direct Deposit Income Tax Refunds College Savings Hudak & Renfroe / Pettersen & Priola Concerning the direct deposit of an individual taxpayer's state income tax refund to a CollegeInvest savings account administered by CollegeInvest.
SB13-212 Energy District Private Financing Commercial Jones & Schwartz / Tyler Concerning increased options for financing available through the Colorado new energy improvement district for the completion of new energy improvements and allowing commercial buildings to access district financing, requiring consent for subordination of mortgage liens, and facilitating private third-party financing.
SB13-217 K-12 Accreditation Criteria Alternative Ed Campus Hudak / Pettersen Concerning authorizing the State Board of Education to consider alternative education campuses in establishing the criteria for accreditation categories for each school district and the state charter school institute and making an appropriation.
SB13-219 Methamphetamine Laboratory Remediation Tochtrop / Peniston Concerning the remediation performed on property contaminated by an illegal drug laboratory and making an appropriation.
SB13-222 Improve Access Childhood Immunizations Aguilar / Pabon Concerning improving access to childhood immunizations and making an appropriation.
SB13-223 Sunset Continue Noxious Weed Advisory Committee Brophy/ Mitsch-Bush Concerning the continuation of the noxious weed advisory committee.
SB13-227 Protect Rape Victim From Contact With Father Carroll & Hudak / Landgraf Concerning methods to protect the victim of a sexual assault in cases where a child was conceived as a result of the sexual assault and making an appropriation.
SB13-241 Industrial Hemp Growers Registration DOA Schwartz & Crowder / Coram & Fischer Concerning the creation of a program in the department of agriculture to regulate industrial hemp production and making an appropriation.
SB13-244 Substance Abuse Trend And Response Task Force Guzman / Kagan Concerning a task force to study substance abuse.
SB13-247 Reciprocal Debt Collection Agreements Heath / Court Concerning the collection of debt owed to governmental entities and specifying procedural requirements for offsetting such debts against state tax refunds and authorizing the state to enter into reciprocal debt collection agreements with the federal government and other states.
SB13-250 Drug Sentencing Changes Steadman & King / Levy & DelGrosso Concerning changes to sentencing of persons convicted of drug crimes and making an appropriation.
SB13-262 Exempt Enrolled Agents From Debt-Management Services Tochtrop / Primavera Concerning the exemption of representative services of enrolled agents from the definition of debt management services.
SB13-263 Development Of Capitol Complex Master Plan Schwartz & Giron / Vigil Concerning the development of a master plan for the capitol complex.
SB13-268 Bills Funded With Gifts Grants & Donations Steadman / May Concerning the repeal of certain requirements in connection with any bill enacted by the general assembly that relies on gifts, grants or donations as its funding source.
SB13-271 Funding The Address Confidentiality Program Nicholson / Primavera Concerning funding for the address confidentiality program.
SB13-278 Child Welfare And Drug-endangered Child Definition Kerr & Newell / Young Concerning creating a definition of a "drug-endangered child" with respect to child abuse or neglect.
SB13-282 Tiered Electric Rate Medical Exemption Guzman / Pabon & Levy Concerning a medical exemption from tiered electricity rates.
SB13-283 Implement Amendment 64 Consensus Recommendations Jahn & Baumgardner / May Concerning implementation of Amendment 64 and making and reducing an appropriation.
SB13-285 Workers' Compensation Tochtrop / Williams Concerning the procedures in workers' compensation claims for the resolution of disputes and making an appropriation.
SB13-286 Renewable Energy Investment Tax Credit Carryover Years Hodge & Brophy / Levy & Sonnenberg Concerning an extension of the number of years that a taxpayer may claim excess enterprise zone investment income tax credits as credit carryovers for renewable energy investments.
HB13-1004 Colorado Careers Act Of 2013 Duran & Melton / Kerr Concerning the Colorado Careers Act of 2013 and establishing a transitional jobs program and making an appropriation.
HB13-1005 Basic Ed & Career & Tech Ed Pilot Program Fields & Buckner / Todd Concerning postsecondary certificate programs that combine basic education course work with skills training.
HB13-1021 Improving School Attendance Fields / Hudak Concerning measures to ensure that students comply with compulsory school attendance requirements, and, in connection therewith, limiting the length of detention that a court may impose to enforce compulsory school attendance, allowing students who are under juvenile court jurisdiction to obtain a GED, and specifying minimum requirements for education services provided in juvenile detention facilities.
HB13-1042 State Income Tax Deduction Disallowed By IRC 280E Kagan / Guzman Concerning a state income tax deduction for a taxpayer who is prohibited from claiming a federal income tax deduction by section 280e of the internal revenue code because marijuana is a controlled substance under federal law and making an appropriation.
HB13-1081 Comprehensive Human Sexuality K-12 Education Duran / Todd Concerning human sexuality education.
HB13-1105 Energy Saving Mortgage Program Tyler & Foote / Schwartz Concerning the energy saving mortgage program and defining the program, establishing program requirements and providing an incentive to public utilities to participate in the program.
HB13-1115 CoverColorado Repeal McCann / Steadman & Roberts Concerning the repeal of CoverColorado and terminating health care coverage for all CoverColorado participants effective April 1, 2014, as part of the transition to health insurance coverage regardless of preexisting medical conditions under the federal "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act."
HB13-1144 Eliminate Cigarette Sales & Use Tax Exemption Kagan / Steadman Concerning the elimination of the state sales and use tax exemption for cigarettes.
HB13-1156 Adult Pretrial Diversion Program Levy / Steadman Concerning creation of an adult diversion program and making an appropriation.
HB13-1165 Creation of a Manufacturing Career Pathway Wilson / Heath Concerning the creation of a manufacturing career pathway for Colorado and making an appropriation.
HB13-1171 Emergency Use Of Epinephrine Injectors In Schools Primavera / Todd Concerning the use of epinephrine auto-injectors in emergency situations in school settings.
HB13-1194 In-state Tuition For Military Dependants Everett / Marble Concerning in-state student classification for dependants of members of the armed forces and making an appropriation.
HB13-1195 Human Trafficking Wright & Nordberg / Hill Concerning human trafficking and making an appropriation.
HB13-1210 Right To Legal Counsel In Plea Negotiations Kagan/Steadman Concerning appointment of legal counsel during plea negotiations for indigent adult defendants, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
HB13-1238 Transfer Funds For Med Marijuana Enforcement McCann / Newell Concerning funding issues related to medical marijuana.
HB13-1239 Creation of a Statewide Youth Development Plan McCann / Hodge Concerning the creation of a statewide youth development plan and making and reducing an appropriation.
HB13-1240 Penalties For Persistent Drunk Drivers Young / King Concerning penalties for persistent drunk drivers and making an appropriation.
HB13-1241 Statewide Victim Information & Notification System Fields & Gardner / Guzman & King Concerning a statewide automated victim information notification system and making and reducing appropriations.
HB13-1242 Repeal Mandatory Sentence Bail Condition Violation Pettersen / King Concerning a repeal of the mandatory sentencing requirement for violation of bail bond conditions for certain offenders.
HB13-1254 Restorative Justice Lee / Newell Concerning restorative justice and making an appropriation.
HB13-1260 Bingo Raffle Increase Games Occasions Singer / Roberts Concerning the regulation of bingo and repealing the existing limit on the number of bingo games that may be conducted on any one occasion.
HB13-1262 Allow Fraud Reports To Insurance-funded Entities Young / Baumgardner Concerning secondary agencies under the "Fraudulent Claims and Arson Reporting Act."
HB13-1272 RTD & SCFD Sales & Use Tax Base Same As State Hullinghorst / Steadman Concerning the modification of a special district's sales and use tax base to make it the same as the state's sales and use tax base.
HB13-1276 HOA Debt Collection Limitations Williams / Carroll & Balmer Concerning limitations on the actions a unit owners' association under the "Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act" may take against a unit owner with respect to the collection of debt owed to the unit owners' association.
HB13-1277 HOA Reg License Common Interest Community Managers HOA Reg License Common Interest Community Managers Concerning the regulation of persons who manage the affairs of common interest communities under the "Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act".
HB13-1286 Suspend State Recovery Audits Williams / Tochtrop Concerning the suspension of recovery audits of state agencies until the data needed to conduct the audits is included in a modernized Colorado financial reporting system and reducing an appropriation.
HB13-1288 Establish Statewide Uniform Sales & Use Tax Base Conti & Kagan / Steadman & Hill Concerning the development of recommendations to the general assembly to establish a uniform sales and use tax base throughout the state and making an appropriation.
HB13-1290 Modernize Stop-loss Health Insurance McCann / Aguilar Concerning the regulation of stop-loss health insurance used in conjunction with self-insured health care coverage in employer benefit plans.
HB13-1291 Colorado Early Head Start Grant Program Duran / Kefalas Concerning early childhood programs in Colorado and expanding the capacity and improving the quality of the programs through the creation of the Colorado infant and toddler quality and availability grant program and making an appropriation.
HB13-1293 Governor to Create Executive Branch Climate Change Position Rosenthal / Heath Concerning the creation of a position by the governor for climate change matters.
HB13-1294 Judicial Dept & CGIA Gardner / Guzman Concerning a clarification that the state's judicial department is included within the definition of "public entity" for purposes of the "Colorado Governmental Immunity Act."
HB13-1295 Simplify Sales Tax For Marketplace Fairness Act Ferrandino / Heath Concerning the implementation of the minimum simplification requirements of the proposed federal "Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013" in order for the state to be authorized by the federal government to require remote sellers to collect sales tax on taxable sales made within the state.
 HB13-1298  Employment Policies for Non-Classified Employees  Ryden / Giron  Concerning employment policies related to nonclassified employees of the state.
 HB13-1300  Revisor's Bill  Gardner / Morse  Concerning nonsubstantive revisions of statutes in the Colorado Revised Statutes, as amended, and amending or repealing obsolete, inconsistent, and conflicting provisions of law and clarifying the language to reflect the legislative intent of the laws.
 HB13-1302  Special District Consolidation  Moreno / Ulibarri  Concerning a modification of the requirements governing proceedings to consolidate special districts.
 HB13-1305  Address Possible Tobacco Settlement Reduction  Gerou & Levy / Steadman  Concerning limited authorization for the governor to order moneys to be transferred from the general fund to the tobacco litigation settlement cash fund if any payment of tobacco litigation settlement moneys to be made to the state is reduced due to a finding by an arbitration panel that the state must repay disputed payments of tobacco litigation settlement moneys already made to the state.
 HB13-1307  Legal Description In Real Property Title Documents  Kagan / Guzman  Concerning the effect of the inclusion of a legal description on the validity of documents affecting title to real property.
 HB13-1310  Pharmacy Intern Definition Repeal  May / Hodge  Concerning the repeal of a portion of the definition of a pharmacy intern.
 HB13-1311  Clarify Definition Of Veterinary Premises  Fischer / Schwartz  Concerning a clarification of the definition of veterinary premises in the "Colorado Veterinary Practice Act."
 HB13-1314  Transfer Developmental Disabilities To HCPF  JBC  Concerning the transfer of the administration of long-term services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities to the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing.
 HB13-1315  Higher Education Undergrad Student Health Insurance Requirement  Fischer / Kefalas  Concerning the authority of a governing board of an institution of higher education to mandate purchases relating to health care.
 HB13-1317  Implement Amendment 64 Majority Recommendation  Pabon / Jahn & Baumgardner  Concerning the recommendations made in the public process for the purpose of implementing retail marijuana legalized by section 16 of article XVIII of the Colorado Constitution and making an appropriation.
 HB13-1318  Retail Marijuana Taxes  Singer / Jahn  Concerning the recommendations made in the public process for the purpose of implementing certain state taxes on retail marijuana legalized by section 16 of article XVIII of the Colorado Constitution and making an appropriation.
 HB13-1319  Assessment Ratio for Residential Real Property  Court / Johnston  Concerning the establishment of the ratio of valuation for assessment for residential real property.
 HB13-1323  Department of Corrections Request Clarification Of Mittimus  Levy & McNulty / Guzman & Scheffel  Concerning requiring the department of corrections to obtain clarification if a court-issued mittimus omits instruction concerning whether a defendant's sentences are to be served consecutively or concurrently.
 HB13-1324  Add General Assembly Members Statewide Internet Portal Authority Board  Murray & Tyler / Nicholson  Concerning the addition of members of the general assembly to the board of directors of the Statewide Internet Portal Authority.
 HB13-1325  Inferences For Marijuana And Driving Offenses  Fields & Waller / King  Concerning penalties for persons who drive while under the influence of alcohol or drugs and making an appropriation.


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