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Gov. Hickenlooper signs 24 bills

DENVER — Thursday, June 5, 2014 — Gov. John Hickenlooper signed 24 bills into law today. He also issued signing statements with Senate Bill 14-172 “The Firefighter Heart Circulatory Malfunction Benefits Act” and Senate Bill 14-125 “The Transportation Network Company Act.” Those signing statements are attached to this press release.


Number

Title

Sponsors

Summary

SB14-015

Hospitality Career Ed Grant Program

Kerr/Young & Melton

Concerning the creation of a hospitality career grant program, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB14-036

Emergency Medical Services License Plate

Baumgardner/ Garcia & Lawrence

Concerning the creation of an emergency medical services license plate for motor vehicles, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB14-124

School Turnaround Leaders Development Program

Fields/Zenzinger

Concerning programs to develop leaders for low-performing public schools, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

 

SB14-125

Transportation Network Companies Regulation

Pabon & Szabo/Jahn & Harvey

Concerning the regulation of transportation network companies, and, in connection therewith, requiring transportation network companies to carry liability insurance, conduct background checks on transportation network company drivers, inspect transportation network company vehicles, and obtain a permit from the public utilities commission; and making an appropriation.

SB14-130

Increase Personal Care Allowance Nursing Facility

Tochtrop /Primavera

Concerning an increase to the personal needs allowance for persons in nursing care facilities, and, in connection therewith, making and reducing appropriations.

SB14-151

Nursing Home Innovations

Tochtrop/Young

Concerning the use of moneys derived from civil penalties imposed on nursing facilities to fund innovations in nursing home care, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation

SB14-162

Quality Management Prehospital EMS Providers

Nicholson /Mitsch Bush

Concerning quality management programs for emergency medical service providers providing care in the prehospital setting.

SB14-172

Firefighter Heart Circulatory Malfunction Benefits

Tochtrop & Newell /Kraft-Tharp

Concerning employer-paid benefits to a firefighter for cardiac illnesses resulting from a strenuous work event, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB14-192

Uranium Processing Groundwater Protection

Hodge/Becker & Wright

Concerning the regulation of facilities licensed with regard to classified radioactive materials, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB14-194

Drivers’ License Fee Allocation

Steadman/May & Gerou

Concerning the issuance of identification documents by the Department of Revenue, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB14-199

Georgetown Charter Updates

Grantham/Becker

Concerning amendments to the charter of the town of Georgetown, and, in connection therewith, adding new provisions, modifying existing provisions, and deleting obsolete provisions in the charter.

SB14-211

Alzheimers Disease Center

Johnston & Balmer /Hullinghorst & Waller

Concerning an Alzheimer's Disease Center, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB14-213

Statutes Of Limitations For Vehicular Homicide

Johnston/Conti & Fields

Concerning increasing the statutes of limitations for commencing proceedings against a person who, after committing a vehicular homicide, leaves the scene of the accident, and, in connection therewith, requiring a post-enactment review of the implementation of this act.

HB14-1085

Adult Education And Literacy Programs

Fields/Zenzinger

Concerning adult education, and, in connection therewith, creating the adult education and literacy grant program to provide state moneys for adult education programs that participate in workforce development partnerships and making and reducing appropriations.

HB14-1102

Gifted Education Programs

Peniston/Kerr

Concerning gifted education programs in public schools, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB14-1118

Advanced Placement Incentives Pilot Program

Wilson/Todd

Concerning the creation of the advanced placement incentives pilot program, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB14-1214

Increased Penalties Emer Med Serv Providers

Gerou/Balmer

Concerning an increase in the penalties for certain offenses committed against an emergency medical service provider, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB14-1228

Court-ordered Driving School Evaluation Repeal

Peniston & Szabo/Tochtrop & King

Concerning the repeal of certain requirements for defensive driving schools attended in accordance with a court order resulting from a violation of a law regulating the operation of a motor vehicle, and, in connection therewith, reducing an appropriation.

HB14-1260

Penalties For Sex Offenses Against A Child Under 12

Foote/Johnston

Concerning the creation of three mandatory minimum presumptive ranges for defendants convicted of a felony sex offense involving intrusion against a child who is under twelve years of age when the adult defendant is at least ten years older that has one of the ranges starting at ten years as the minimum in the range, and, in connection therewith, creating an indeterminate lifetime sentence with a mandatory minimum presumptive range of ten to sixteen years for a class 4 felony; a mandatory minimum presumptive range of eighteen to thirty-two years for a class 3 felony; and a mandatory minimum presumptive range of twenty-four to forty-eight years for a class 2 felony.

HB14-1279

Income Tax Credit For Business Personal Property

Primavera & Young/Heath & Scheffel

Concerning the creation of a state income tax credit to reimburse a business for personal property taxes paid in the state.

HB14-1365

Junior College Officers & Ag Advises CO Mountain College

Hamner & Wilson/Schwartz & Baumgardner

Concerning junior college boards of trustees, and, in connection therewith, modifying the time within which a junior college board of trustees must select its officers following an election and directing the attorney general to serve as legal advisor to Colorado Mountain College upon request from its board of trustees.

HB14-1382

K-12 On-line Education

Young & Wilson/Kerr & Roberts

Concerning the delivery of on-line education within the public elementary and secondary education system, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB14-1383

Workers’ Compensation Physicians Choice

Williams /Tochtrop & Ulibarri

Concerning the required number of physicians that must be provided to an injured employee for selection of a treating physician in workers' compensation cases.

HB14-1391

Authority Of Public Treasurer To Pay By Check

Becker & Priola/Kerr & Hill

Concerning the authority of the treasurer of a public governmental entity to make payments by means of a check.


For a complete list of Hickenlooper’s 2014 legislation decisions, visit www.colorado.gov/governor.

 

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SB14-172 Signing Statement

 

SB14-125 Signing Statement