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Gov. Hickenlooper signs 53 bills, allows one to become law without signature

 

DENVER — Friday, June 6, 2014 — Gov. John Hickenlooper signed 53 bills into law today. He also allowed one bill -- House Bill 14-1371 “Concerning Property Taxation of Oil and Gas Leaseholders and Lands …” -- to become law without his signature. A letter to the Colorado House of Representatives about HB-1371 is attached to this press release.


Number

Title

Sponsors

Summary

HB14-1037

Enforcing Laws Against Designer Drugs

Landgraf / Baumgardner

Concerning enforcement of laws against designer drugs, and, in connection therewith, making and reducing appropriations.

HB14-1175

Minority K-12 Teachers Study Strategy Report

Fields & Pabon / Johnston

Concerning studying strategies for successful ongoing recruitment of minority teachers in public schools, and, in connection therewith, making and reducing appropriations.

HB14-1180

Sunset Continue Hunting Fishing Outfitters

Becker/Tochtrop

Concerning the sunset review of the regulation of outfitters for the taking of wildlife by the director of the division of professions and occupations, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations contained in the sunset report prepared by the Department of Regulatory Agencies.

HB14-1202

Local Accountability Reqmts For School Districts

Scott / Todd & Scheffel

Concerning a study of the accountability requirements for school districts for which the State Board of Education may waive statewide testing requirements and, in connection therewith, making and reducing appropriations.

HB14-1213

Pharmacy Benefit Manager Requirements

Kraft-Tharp / Crowder

Concerning pharmacy benefit manager maximum allowable cost pricing requirements for prescription drugs, and, in

connection therewith, making and reducing appropriations.

HB14-1227

Sunset Continue Dental Examiners Board

Ginal / Nicholson

Concerning the sunset review of the state board of dental

examiners, and, in connection therewith, continuing the

board, implementing the recommendations contained in the sunset report prepared by the Department of Regulatory

Agencies, and making an appropriation.

HB14-1269

Marketplace Fairness & Small Business Protection

Court & Williams / Johnston

Concerning the circumstances under which a person who sells

items subject to sales tax must collect such sales tax on

behalf of the state.

HB14-1270

Sunset Pet Animal Care Facilities

Lebsock / Tochtrop

Concerning the sunset review of the licensing of pet animal

facilities, and, in connection therewith, continuing the

licensing functions of the commissioner of agriculture and

making substantive changes to the regulatory statutes.

HB14-1280

Agritourism Limited Civil Liability

Dore / Schwartz

Concerning limits on liability for agritourism.

HB14-1294

Student Data Privacy Act

Murray / Steadman & Jahn

Concerning student data collection privacy protections

administered by the Department of Education.

HB14-1309

Repurposing DOC Day Surgery Center

Gardner / Steadman

Concerning repurposing the day surgery center at the denver

reception and diagnostic center into an auxiliary medical

facility.

HB14-1313

Pet Animal License Rabies Vaccination Requirement

McLachlan / Nicholson

Concerning a requirement that the owner of a pet animal provide a valid rabies vaccination certificate prior to registering the animal with a county.

HB14-1321

Membership Task Force Drunk Impaired Driving

Young / King

Concerning the membership of the Colorado task force on drunk and impaired driving.

HB14-1326

Tax Incentives For Alternative Fuel Trucks

Primavera & Scott / Hodge

Concerning tax incentives for alternative fuel trucks, and, in

connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB14-1333

Water Conservation Bd Construction Fund Projects

Fischer & Coram / Schwartz & Harvey

Concerning the funding of Colorado Water Conservation Board projects, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB14-1334

Petroleum Cleanup & Redevelopment Fund

Hamner & Scott / Jahn & King

Concerning the petroleum cleanup and redevelopment fund.

HB14-1343

Firefighter Peace Officer PTSD Work Comp Coverage

Singer & Wright/Tochtrop

Concerning workers' compensation coverage for post-traumatic stress disorder for peace officers.

HB14-1352

Update Waste Tire Management System

Tyler & Coram/Todd & King

Concerning the management of waste tires, and, in connection

therewith, making and reducing appropriations.

HB14-1355

Reentry Programs For Adult Parolees

Kagan & Gardner / Guzman & King

Concerning Department of Corrections reentry initiatives for successful reintegration of adult offenders into the

community, and, in connection therewith, making an

appropriation.

HB14-1356

Strengthen Penalty Authority Oil & Gas Commission

Foote / Jones

Concerning an increase in the Colorado oil and gas commission's penalty authority, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB14-1360

Sunset Review Licensure Of Home Care Agencies

Young / Aguilar

Concerning the continuation of the regulation of home care

agencies by the Department of Public Health and

Environment, and, in connection therewith, implementing

the recommendations of the 2013 sunset report by the

department of regulatory agencies, as modified by the

General Assembly, and making an appropriation.

HB14-1362

Great-grandparent Visitation Of Grandchildren

Moreno / Ulibarri

Concerning great-grandparent visitation with

great-grandchildren

HB14-1374

On-demand Air Carrier Sales & Use Tax Exemption

Holbert & Kraft-Tharp / Hodge & Scheffel

Concerning the inclusion of on-demand air carriers in the sales and use tax exemption for certain aircraft.

HB14-1380

CO Coroners Standards And Training Board

Gardner & Fields / Nicholson

Concerning the Colorado coroners standards and training

Board, and, in connection therewith, making an

Appropriation.

HB14-1381

Requirements For A School Closure Plan

Fields / Todd

Concerning adoption of a school closure plan as a requirement

for closing a low-performing public school

HB14-1384

Higher Education Tuition Assistance

Pettersen & McNulty / Ulibarri & Crowder

Concerning rigor-based tuition assistance for students at

postsecondary institutions, and, in connection therewith,

making an appropriation.

HB14-1387

Revision Of All Capital Related Statutes

Szabo & Fischer / Schwartz

Concerning revisions of capital related statutes in the Colorado

revised statutes, and, in connection therewith, amending

or repealing obsolete, inconsistent, and conflicting

provisions of law and clarifying the language to reflect

legislative intent and current application of the law  

HB14-1388

Civil Damages Unlawful Termination Of A Pregnancy

Foote & Pettersen / Steadman

Concerning a civil cause of action for damages that result from an unlawful termination of a pregnancy at any time prior to

birth caused by at least reckless conduct without

establishing legal personhood at any time prior to a live

birth.

HB14-1390

Legal Standing Of Public Open Meetings Law

Duran & Gardner/Brophy & Zenzinger

Concerning the legal standing of a member of the public in

challenging a violation of the open meetings requirements..

HB14-1394

Allocation Of Tobacco Settlement Disputed Payments

Duran / Lambert

Concerning the use of disputed payments of tobacco litigation

settlement moneys received by the state to reduce the

annual amount of accelerated payments allocated from

the tobacco litigation settlement cash fund.

HB14-1396

Med Pot Registry Access Health Dept Contractors

Ryden/King

Concerning clarification of the authority of persons acting on

behalf of the department
of public health and environment

to administer the
medical marijuana registry.

HB14-1398

Authorize Marijuana Financial Service Cooperatives

Singer / Steadman & Balmer

Concerning changes to criminal provisions related to marijuana, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB14-021

Persons with Mental Illness Criminal Justice

Tochtrop & King/Wright

Concerning the treatment of persons with mental illness who are involved in the criminal justice systems, and, in connection

therewith, making an appropriation.

SB14-029

Architectural Paint Stewardship Program

Newell / Fischer

Concerning the establishment of a paint stewardship program for

the environmentally sound disposal of postconsumer

architectural paint, and, in connection therewith, making

an appropriation.

SB14-064

Use of Isolated Confinement Mental Illness

Ulibarri/Salazar

Concerning restricting the use of long-term isolated

confinement for inmates with serious mental illness, and,

in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB14-103

Phase In High-efficiency Water Fixture Options

Guzman / Fischer

Concerning the phase-out of the sale of certain low-efficiency

plumbing fixtures.

SB14-117

Reauthorize Regulation Real Estate Appraisers

Jahn / Fischer

Concerning the reauthorization of the regulation of real estate

appraisers by the board of real estate appraisers through

a recreation and reenactment of the relevant statutes

incorporating no substantive amendments other than those

approved during the first regular session of the 69th

General Assembly

SB14-127

Statewide Radio Systems New Subcommittee & Report

Roberts / Dore & Exum

Concerning statewide radio communications, and, in connection

therewith, directing the department of public safety to

perform a communications needs assessment, recreating the

consolidated communications system authority as a new

standing public safety communications subcommittee under the homeland security and all-hazards senior advisory

committee in the division of homeland security and

emergency management in that department, and making an

appropriation.

SB14-129

Marijuana Criminal Provision Clean Up

Steadman / May

Concerning changes to criminal provisions related to marijuana,

and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB14-131

Motor Vehicle Registration Card Information

King / Wright

Concerning the removal of certain identifying information from a motor vehicle registration card.

SB14-133

Mandatory Licensure Private Investigators

Newell / Melton

Concerning the regulation of private investigators by the

department of regulatory agencies, and, in connection

therewith, making appropriations.

SB14-153

Legislative Members Compensation Boards & Commissions

Heath & Cadman / DelGrosso & Hullinghorst

Concerning compensation of members of the General Assembly appointed to and serving on state entities, and, in

connection therewith, making and reducing appropriations.

SB14-163

Clean-up SB13-250 Drug Sentencing

Steadman & King / Lee & DelGrosso

Concerning clarifying changes to provisions related to the

sentencing of persons convicted of drug crimes.

SB14-176

Criminal Penalties For Chop Shops

Johnston / Murray & Court

Concerning crimes related to entities that trade in stolen

vehicles, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB14-182

School Boards Meeting In Executive Session

Hodge / Peniston

Concerning procedures governing discussions by boards of education of school districts while meeting in executive session.

SB14-186

Efficient School & Community Performance Contract

Schwartz & Kerr / Tyler & Hamner

Concerning aggregation of efficiency projects in small communities in order to attract private sector investment through performance contracting.

SB14-193

Location Information After US v Jones

Carroll & Lundberg/Singer

Concerning conforming Colorado law on location information with the fourth amendment as interpreted by the united states supreme court in United States v. Jones.

SB14-195

South Platte River Post-Flood Phreatophyte Study

Nicholson & Renfroe/Singer & Sonnenberg

Concerning a study of phreatophyte growth along the south platte river in the aftermath of the September 2013 flood.

SB14-209

Insurer Investments In Real Property NAIC Model

Heath & Scheffel / Tyler

Concerning the requirements for permissible investments by

insurers in loans secured by interests in real estate.

SB14-212

Clean-up Bail Bond Statutes

Ulibarri / Lee

Concerning clarifying changes to the provisions related to best practices in bond setting.

SB14-215

Disposition of Legal Marijuana Related Revenue

Steadman/Duran

Concerning the disposition of moneys collected by the state in connection with the legal marijuana industry, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB14-217

Increased Transparency Lobbyist Disclosure

Carroll & Cadman / Hullinghorst & DelGrosso

Concerning methods to promote transparency in connection with public disclosure by lobbyists, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB14-223

Payment Claims Lower North Fork Wildfire

Nicholson & Cadman/Gerou & Young

Concerning the payment by the state of legal claims arising in

connection with the lower north fork wildfire, and, in

connection therewith, making and reducing appropriations.


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

 

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HB14-1371 Law Without Signature Letter