Bill Tracker

DENVER — Monday, May 13, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed the following bills into law.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
SB19-154 Sunset License Regulate Psychiatric Technicians Sens. Court & Fields/ Rep. Sirota Concerning the continuation of the regulation of psychiatric technicians by the state board of nursing, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations contained in the 2018 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies.
HB19-1254 Notice Requirements Employees Sharing Gratuities Reps. McLachlan & Van Winkle/ Sens. Fields & Priola Concerning the notice requirements of employers with regard to the sharing of gratuities.
HB19-1268 Assisted Living Residence Referral Disclosures Reps. Singer & Van Winkle/ Sens. Todd & Hisey Concerning a requirement that a referral agency make disclosures to a prospective resident of an assisted living residence.
SB19-086 Update Business Entity Laws Sen. Lee/ Rep. Bird Concerning updates to the laws governing business entities, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
HB19-1211 Prior Authorization Requirements Health Care Service Reps. Michaelson Jenet & Caraveo/ Sen. Williams Concerning prior authorization requests submitted by providers for a determination of coverage of health care services under a health benefit plan.
SB19-168 Rule Review Bill Sens. Lee & Gardner/ Reps. Weissman & Herod Concerning implementation of recommendations of the committee on legal services in connection with legislative review of rules of state agencies.
SB19-094 Extend School Finance Interim Committee Sens. Lundeen & Garnett/ Reps. Garnett & Buckner Concerning the legislative interim committee on school finance.
HB19-1194 School Discipline For Preschool Through Second Grade Reps. Lontine & Larson/ Sens. Priola & Fields Concerning the discipline of preschool through second grade students enrolled in publicly funded education programs.
HB19-1187 Increase Student Aid Application Completion Rates Rep. Coleman/ Sen. Bridges Concerning increasing completion rates of applications for student financial aid for higher education, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
HB19-1196 Financial Aid For Students With In-state Tuition Rep. Gonzales-Gutierrez/Sen. Moreno Concerning student financial assistance for students who are classified as in-state students for tuition purposes.
HB19-1280 Child College Savings Accounts Reps. Herod & Buckner/Sen. Fenberg Concerning the creation of the college kickstarter account program to incentivize the creation of a college savings account for every child born in Colorado.
HB19-1005 Income Tax Credit For Early Childhood Educators Reps. Buckner & Wilson/ Sens. Todd & Priola Concerning giving consumers notice of cell-cultured meat products.
SB19-002 Regulate Student Education Loan Servicers Sens. Winter & Fenberg/ Reps. Roberts & Jackson Concerning the regulation of student education loan servicers, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

 

DENVER — Friday, May 10, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed the following bills into law.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
HB19-1171 Expand Child Nutrition School Lunch Protection Act Rep. Michaelson-Jenet/ Sens. Fields and Priola Concerning expanding the grades eligible for the child nutrition school lunch protection program, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
SB19-010 Professional Behavioral Health Services For Schools Sen. Fields / Reps. McLachlan and A. Valdez Concerning professional behavioral health services for schools, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.Concerning a transfer of money from the state employee reserve fund to the general fund.
HB19-1017 Kindergarten Through Fifth Grade Social And Emotional Health Act Rep. Michaelson- Jenet/ Sen. Fields Concerning increasing access to school social workers in public elementary schools, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
SB19-059 Automatic Enrollment In Advanced Course Grant Program Sen. Moreno / Rep. Buckner Concerning creating the crime of unlawful electronic sexual communication.
SB19-246 Public School Finance Sens. Todd and Lundeen / Reps. McLachlan and Wilson Concerning the financing of public schools, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
SB19-216 High School Innovative Learning Pilot Sen. Bridges / Rep. Bird Concerning incentives for local education providers to provide innovative learning opportunities for high school students, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
SB19-137 Extend Colorado Student Leaders Institute Sens. Todd & Crowder / Reps. Hansen and Wilson Concerning the extension of the Colorado student leaders institute, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
SB19-190 Teacher Preparation Program Support Sens. Todd and Rankin / Reps. McLachlan and Wilson Concerning measures to increase the number of individuals who are well-prepared to teach in public schools, and, in connection therewith, creating the "Growing Great Teachers Act" and making an appropriation.
SB19-199 READ Act Implementation Measures Sens. Todd and Rankin / Reps. McCluskie and Wilson Concerning protections for minor human trafficking victims, and, in connection therewith, requiring a post-enactment review of the implementation of this act.


DENVER — Monday, May 6, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed the following bills into law.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
SB19-213 Marijuana Cash Fund Transfer Sen. Rankin / Rep. Ransom Concerning transfers from the marijuana cash fund to the marijuana tax cash fund.
SB19-208 State Employee Reserve Fund Transfer Sen. Moreno / Rep. Esgar Concerning a transfer of money from the state employee reserve fund to the general fund.
SB19-214 Capital-related Transfers Of Money Sen. Rankin / Reps. Esgar & Ransom Concerning capital-related transfers of money.
HB19-1149 Age Of Delinquency Study Rep. Gonzales-Gutierrez / Sen. Lee Concerning directing the age of delinquency task force of the Colorado commission on criminal and juvenile justice to study serving emerging adults in the juvenile justice system.

 

DENVER — Thursday, April 25, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed the following bills into law.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
HB19-1106 Rental Application Fees Reps. Titone & Gonzales-Gutierrez / Sen. Pettersen Concerning the rental application process for prospective tenants.
HB19-1238 Clarification Of Manufactured Housing Standards Reps. Gray & Van Winkle / Sens. Winter & Priola Concerning the authority of the division of housing to regulate factory-built structures.
HB19-1224 Free Menstrual Hygiene Products In Custody Rep. Herod /Sen. Winter Concerning providing free menstrual hygiene products to people in custody.
HB19-1225 No Monetary Bail For Certain Low-level Offenses Reps. Herod & Soper / Sens. Lundeen & Lee Concerning prohibiting the use of monetary bail for certain levels of offenses except in certain circumstances.
HB19-1206 Higher Education Supplemental Academic Instruction Reps. Coleman & Larson / Send. Bridges & Lundeen Concerning removing equity gaps in higher education by ensuring more students have access to supplemental academic instruction.
HB19-1087 Local Public Meeting Notices Posted On Website Reps. Soper & Hansen / Sens. Woodward & Bridges Concerning online notice of public meetings of a local governmental entity.
HB19-1172 Title 12 Recodification And Reorganization Rep. Weissman / Sens. Gardner & Cooke Concerning an organizational recodification of title 12 of the Colorado Revised Statutes, and, in connection therewith, limiting substantive changes to those that conform similar provisions to achieve uniformity, eliminate redundancy, or allow for the consolidation of common provisions or that eliminate provisions that are archaic or obsolete.
HB19-1213 Urban Drainage Flood Control District Director Compensation Rep. Titone / Sen. Priola Concerning the compensation payable to a member of a board of directors of an urban drainage and flood control district.

 

DENVER — Tuesday, April 23, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed the following bills into law.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
SB19-144 Motorcyclist And Malfunctioning Traffic Signals Sen. Zenzinger/ Rep. Roberts Concerning allowing a driver of a motorcycle to proceed past a malfunctioning traffic control signal
SB19-091 Support Peace Officers Involved In Use Of Force Sens. Fields & Cooke/ Rep. Singer Concerning support of peace officers involved in a use of force incident
SB19-063 Infant And Family Child Care Action Plan Sens. Priola & Story/ Reps. Buentello, A. Valdez Concerning a strategic action plan to address infant and family child care home shortages in Colorado

 

DENVER — Thursday, April 18, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed the following bills into law.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
SB19-207 FY 2019-20 Long Bill Sen. Moreno/
Rep. Esgar
Concerning the provision for payment of the expenses of the executive, legislative, and judicial departments of the state of Colorado, and of its agencies and institutions, for and during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, except as otherwise noted.
HB19-1166 Name-based Criminal History Record Checks Reps. Singer, Larson/ Sen. Zenzinger Concerning name-based criminal history record checks, and, in connection therewith, requiring certain persons and entities to submit to a name-based criminal history record check as a condition of employment, appointment, registration, licensure, or certification.

 

DENVER — Tuesday, April 16, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed the following bills into law.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
HB19-1086 Plumbing Inspections Ensure Compliance Rep. Duran/ Sen. Pettersen Concerning the conduct of plumbing inspections to ensure compliance with the plumbing law.
SB19-088 Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act Reps. Tipper & McKean/ Sen. Gardner Concerning the adoption of the "Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act".
HB19-1029 Republican River Water Conservation District Rep. Arndt/ Sen. Crowder Concerning the Republican river water conservation district, and, in connection therewith, expanding the boundaries of the district and adjusting the meeting schedule of the district's board of directors.
HB19-1150 Recreate Consumer Insurance Council Rep. Titone/ Sen. Danielson Concerning the recreation of the consumer insurance council as an advisory body to the commissioner of insurance.
HB19-1069 Sign Language Interpreters Title Certification Rep. Jackson/ Sen. Danielson Concerning the certification of sign language interpreters for the purpose of title protection, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
SB19-183 Alternate Procedure To Reorganize School Districts Reps. Michaelson-Jenet & Wilson / Sens. Priola & Todd Concerning creation of a voluntary alternate process for dissolution and annexation of the territory of a school district under specified circumstances.
HB19-1038 Dental Services For Pregnant Women On Children's Basic Health Plan Plus Reps. Duran & Lontine/ Sens. Ginal & Story Concerning dental services for pregnant women covered under the children's basic health plan, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
SB19-097 Area Technical College Grant Program Reps. McCluskie & Soper/ Sens. Story &  Coram Concerning a grant program for area technical colleges.
SB19-138 Bond Requirements For Public Projects Using Private Financing Sens. Priola & Winter / Rep. Bird Concerning bonding requirements for contractors that are a party to certain public-private initiatives.
SB19-210 Juvenile Detention Beds Rep. Ransom / Sen. Moreno Concerning juvenile detention beds, and, in connection therewith, reducing appropriations.
SB19-211 Mental Health Criminal Diversion Program Rep. Esgar / Sen. Moreno Concerning changes to the mental health criminal justice diversion programs, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
SB19-181 Protect Public Welfare Oil And Gas Operations Sens. Fenberg &. Foote / Reps. Becker & Caraveo Concerning additional public welfare protections regarding the conduct of oil and gas operations, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation

 

DENVER — Friday, April 12, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed the following bills into law.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
HB19-1177 Extreme Risk Protection Orders Reps. Sullivan & Garnett/Sens. Court & Pettersen Concerning the creation of an extreme risk protection order, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
HB19-1119 Peace Officer Internal Investigation Open Records Rep. Coleman / Sen. Foote Concerning public disclosure of a completed peace officer internal investigation file.
HB19-1035

Remove Fee Cap Electrical Inspection Local Government

Higher Education

Reps. Rich & Roberts / Sens. Woodward & Ginal Concerning an increase in the flexibility to set fees for electrical inspections that are not conducted by the state.
HB19-1065 Public Hospital Boards Of Trustees Reps. Soper & Roberts / Sen. Rankin Concerning public hospital boards of trustees, and, in connection therewith, eliminating the restriction that a board may not include more than four local residents and allowing a board to unilaterally acquire real or personal property by lease if the board has designated the public hospital as an enterprise.
HB19-1007 Contribution Limits For County Offices Rep. Sirota / Sen. Zenzinger Concerning the establishment of contribution limits under the "Fair Campaign Practices Act" for candidates for county offices, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
HB19-1201 Board Of Education Executive Session Negotiations Strategy Reps. Kipp & Wilson / Sens. Coram & Story Concerning the ability of a board of education of a school district to meet in executive session to discuss the district's strategy in conducting negotiations relating to certain employment-related agreements.
HB19-1078 Landowner Consent Listing National Register Reps. Lewis / Sens. Marble & Garcia Concerning a requirement that consent of the owner of real property be obtained before the property may be listed on the national register of historic places.
HB19-1197 Protect Social Workers Personal Information on Internet Reps. Carver & Singer / Sens. Lee & Gardner Concerning restrictions on making public the personal information of government employees whose official duties involve child abuse and neglect cases.
SB19-147 Sunset Seed Potato Grower Regulation Sens. Hisey & Sonnenburg / Reps. Valdez & Catlin Concerning the continuation of the seed potato act, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations contained in the 2018 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies.
SB19-148 Sunset Process Seed Potato Advisory Committee Sens. Hisey & Sonnenburg / Reps. Valdez & Catlin Concerning the continuation of the seed potato advisory committee, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations contained in the 2018 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies.
SB19-076

CDOT Colorado Department Of Transportation Consulting

Engineer Contracts

Sen. Scott / Reps. Rich & Valdez Concerning the procurement of consulting engineer services for department of transportation construction projects.
HB19-1186 School Employment Background Check Clarification

Reps. McLachlan & Exum / Sens. Bridges & Cooke

Concerning fingerprinting options for background checks for school employees.
SB19-151 Sunset Emergency Planning Subcommittee Sen. Bridges / Rep. Exum Concerning the continuation of the emergency planning subcommittee, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations contained in the 2018 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies.
SB19-129 Regulation of Online Schools Sen. Story / Rep. Froelich Concerning the regulation of online schools.
SB19-006 Electronic Sales And Use Tax Simplification System Sen. Williams / Reps. Kraft-Tharp & Van Winkle Concerning an electronic sales and use tax simplification system, and, in connection therewith, requiring the office of information technology to conduct a sourcing method for the development of the system and requiring the department of revenue to establish the implementation of the system for the acceptance of returns and processing of payments for the sales and use tax levied by the state and any local taxing jurisdictions, and making an appropriation.
SB19-152 Sunset Public Safety Communications Subcommittee Sen. Williams / Reps. Duran & Arndt Concerning the continuation of the public safety communications subcommittee, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations contained in the 2018 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies.
HB19-1191 Allow Farm Stands On Any Size Principal Use Site Rep. Arndt / Sen. Donovan Concerning the ability of a farm stand to be operated on a principal use site of any sized land area regardless of whether the site has been zoned by a local government for agricultural operations.
HB19-1135 Clarify Income Tax Credit For Retrofitting A Home Reps. Gray / Sens. Tate & Winter Concerning a clarification that the income tax credit for retrofitting a residence to increase a residence's accessibility is available for changes made to a residence that benefit a qualified individual's dependent.

 

DENVER — Tuesday, April 9, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed the following bill into law.

Name Title Sponsors Summary
SB19-032 Hazardous Materials Transportation Routing Rep. McCluskie/ Sen. Scott Concerning the routing of hazardous materials being transported on the roadways of the state.
SB19-102 Innovation School Operating Sen. Zenzinger/ Rep. Titone Concerning permitting a public school to include operation as a community school in its innovation plan.
SB19-109 Adjust Damages Limitations For Inflation

Rep. Garnett / Sen. Fenberg

Concerning adjustments to limitations on damages to reflect the effects of inflation.
SB19-031 Child Welfare Allocations Committee Reps. Lontine & Liston/ Sen. Gardner Concerning the composition of the child welfare allocations committee.
SB19-041 Health Insurance Contract Carrier And Policyholder Rep. Kraft-Tharp/ Sen. Smallwood Concerning a required contract provision regarding the payment of premiums by a policyholder to a health insurance carrier for each individual covered under a health insurance policy.
SB19-100 Unauthorized Disclosure Of Intimate Images Act Rep. Tipper/ Sen. Gardner Concerning the creation of the "Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act".
SB19-014 Organized Retail Theft Prevention Reps. Carver & Tipper/ Sen. Coram Concerning requirements that secondhand dealers record transactions involving store value cards.
SB19-079 Electronic Prescribing Controlled Substances Reps. Esgar & Landgraf/ Sens. Todd & Priola Concerning a requirement that certain practitioners prescribe controlled substances electronically.

 

DENVER — Friday, April 5, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed the following bills into law today.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
HB19-1153 Colorado Mountain College And Direct Grants Annexation Reps. McCluskie & Wilson/ Sens. Rankin & Donovan Concerning measures to enable local district colleges to serve more students

 

DENVER — Thursday, April 4, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed the following bills into law today.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
HB19-1113 Protect Water Quality Adverse Mining Impacts Reps. Roberts & McLachlan/ Sen. Donovan Concerning the protection of water quality from adverse impacts caused by mineral mining
HB19-1114 Agriculture Commissioner Farm Produce Safety Reps. Catlin & Valdez/ Sens. Danielson & Cooke Concerning the implementation under state law by the commissioner of agriculture of federal produce safety standards for farms
HB19-1180 Correcting The Definition Of Police Working Horse Rep. Geitner/ Sens. Gardner & Lee Concerning the clarification of the definition of a police working horse for the purpose of cruelty to animals
HB19-1155 Additions to Definitions Of Sexual Contacts Reps. Michaelson-Jenet & Carver/ Sens. Lundeen & Foote Concerning adding certain conduct to the definition of sexual contact
HB19-1105 Nurse Practitioner Workers' Compensation Reps. Mullica & Saine/ Sen. Winter Concerning the ability of advanced practice nurses with prescriptive authority to obtain level I accreditation under the "Workers' Compensation Act of Colorado"
SB19-095 Five-year Review Of Higher Education Funding Formula Sens. Todd & Holbert/ Reps. Hansen & McKean Concerning the review of the funding formula for institutions of higher education
HB19-1200 Reclaimed Domestic Wastewater Point Of Compliance Rep. Arndt/ Sens.  Bridges & Coram

Concerning the point of compliance related to the treatment process involved in treating reclaimed domestic wastewater for indoor non potable uses within a building where the general public can access plumbing fixtures that are used to deliver the reclaimed domestic wastewater

 

DENVER — Wednesday, April 3, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed the following bill into law.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
HB19-1052 Early Childhood Development Special District Reps. McCluskie & Rich/ Sens. Rankin & Bridges Concerning the creation of special districts to provide early childhood development services.

 

DENVER — Tuesday, April 2, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed the following bill into law.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
SB19-016 Severance Tax Operational Fund Distribution Methodology Reps. Esgar & Saine/ Sens. Donovan & Coram Concerning the methodology to distribute money in the severance tax operational fund after core departmental programs are funded without changing the transfers to the natural resources and energy grant programs.
SB19-068 Expand Disclosure Electioneering Communications

Reps. Weissman & Cutter /Sens. Zenzinger & Tate

Concerning expanded disclosure about electioneering communications.
SB19-103 Legalizing Minors' Businesses Reps. Williams & Coleman / Sens. Tate & Carver Concerning the ability of a minor to operate a business on a limited basis without obtaining the approval of a local government.
HB19-1028 Medical Marijuana Condition Autism Sens. Coram & Fenberg/ Reps. Hooton & Ransom

Concerning the conditions for medical marijuana use for disabling medical conditions, and, in connection therewith, adding autism spectrum disorders to the list of disabling medical conditions for medical marijuana use.

 

DENVER — Thursday, March 28, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed the following bills into law.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
HB19-1001 Hospital Transparency Measures To Analyze Efficacy Rep. Kennedy/ Sens. Rankin & Moreno Concerning hospital transparency measures required to analyze the efficacy of hospital delivery system reform incentive payments
HB19-1033 Local Governments May Regulate Nicotine Products

Reps. Tipper & Kennedy/Sens.  Fields & Priola

Concerning a local government's authority to regulate products containing nicotine
SB19-049 Statute of Limitation Failure Report Child Abuse Rep. Michaelson-Jenet/ Sen.Fields Concerning increasing the statute of limitations for certain failure to report child sexual abuse crimes
HB19-1082 Water Rights Easements Rep. Catlin/Sen. Coram Concerning the rights of a water rights easement holder
HB19-1042 Extend Court Jurisdiction For Vulnerable Youth Rep. Gonzales-Gutierrez/Sen. Gonzales Concerning expanding the jurisdiction of the courts for certain vulnerable youth
HB19-1148 Change Maximum Criminal Penalty One Year To 364 Days

Rep. Herod/ Sen. Gonzales

Concerning changing the maximum jail sentence for certain crimes from one year to three hundred sixty-four days
HB19-1152 State Student Advisory Council Eligibility Reps. Herod & Galindo/ Sen. Gonzales Concerning eliminating the requirement that a student member of the state student advisory council for community colleges and occupational education must be an in-state student for tuition purposes prior to election to the state student advisory council for community colleges and occupational education
HB19-1044 Advance Behavioral Health Order Treatments Reps. Kraft-Tharp & Landgraf/Sens. Todd & Coram Concerning advance behavioral health orders determining the scope of treatment an adult wishes to receive under certain behavioral health circumstances
HB19-1083 Athletic Trainers License Reps. Hooton & Van Winkle/ Sens. Williams & Cooke Concerning a reclassification of the regulation of athletic trainers from registration to licensure
HB19-1041 Require Surgical Smoke Protection Policies Rep. Buckner/ Sen. Rodriguez Concerning the prevention of human exposure to surgical smoke during surgery at certain licensed health care facilities
HB19-1137 Expand Teacher Cadet Program Include Early Childhood Education Reps. Wilson & Valdez/ Sen. Priola Concerning supporting high school students' interest in early childhood education through the teacher cadet program
HB19-1068 Repeal Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment Preparation Operational Planning Rep. Arndt/Sen. Moreno Concerning the preparation of operational planning functions as if the state board were the executive director of the department of public health and environment
SB19-128 School Finance Mid-year Adjustments Sens. Moreno & Todd/Reps. Esgar & McLachlan Concerning adjustments to appropriations in the 2018-19 fiscal year for state share of total program funding for school finance, and, in connection therewith, making and reducing appropriations
SB19-105 Colorado Uniform Directed Trust Act Sen. Rodriguez/ Rep. Tipper Concerning the "Colorado Uniform Directed Trust Act"
HB19-1043 Life Care Institutions Post Surety Bond As Reserve Rep. Galindo/ Sen. Danielson Concerning the ability of life care institutions to post a surety bond as a form of required reserve
SB19-017 Requirements for CDOT Land Acquisition Sen. Zenzinger/ Rep. Roberts Concerning the exemption of the department of transportation from existing reporting and transportation commission approval requirements when it acquires land needed for specified highway-related purposes by means other than condemnation
SB19-035 DOR Department Of Revenue Enforcement Measures Of Tax Owed Sen. Court/ Rep. Benavidez Concerning enforcement measures available to the department of revenue for the collection of delinquent taxes, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation

 

DENVER — Monday, March 25, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed the following bills into law today.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
SB19-009 Financial Incentives For Rural Educators Reps. McLachlan & Wilson / Sen. Todd Concerning providing financial incentives for educators to work in rural areas.
SB19-025 Information To Students Regarding Safe Haven Laws Rep. Hooton / Sen. Smallwood Concerning providing information to public school students regarding laws that provide for the safe abandonment of newborn children.
SB19-046 Appraisal Management Company Definition Rep. Arndt / Sen. Tate Concerning an amendment to the definition of "appraisal management company" to align with the definition in federal law.

 

DENVER — Thursday, March 21, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed the following bills into law today.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
HB19-1047 Metropolitan District Fire Protection Sales Tax Rep. Buentello/ Sens. Danielson & Garcia Concerning the authority of a metropolitan district to levy a sales tax for the purpose of providing fire protection in the areas of the district in which the tax is levied.
HB19-1063 AT-risk Information Sharing Between County Departments Reps. Kraft-Tharp & Larson/ Sens.  Gardner & Lee Concerning the ability to share information between county adult protective services with county child protective services as well as at-risk adults obtaining their own information.
HB19-1084 Notice To Property Owners Whether Area Blighted Rep. Gray/ Sen. Zenzinger Concerning a requirement that notice of a determination on whether a particular land area is blighted be given to owners of private property within the area.
HB19-1175 Property Tax Valuation Appeal Process Rep. Gray/ Sen. Gonzales Concerning the property tax valuation appeal process.
HB19-1077 Pharmacist Dispense Drug Without Prescription In Emergency Rep. Roberts/Sens. Tate & Pettersen Concerning authorization for a pharmacist to dispense a chronic maintenance drug to a patient without a current prescription in limited circumstances.
HB19-1034 Minimum Two Person Crew On Freight Trains Reps. Sullivan &  Esgar/ Sen. Danielson Concerning a requirement that a common carrier engaged in the transportation of property by railroad have at least two crew members aboard a freight train while the freight train is moving.
SB19-019 County Fireworks Restrictions July 4th Rep. Gray/ Sen. Fields Concerning the power of a county to restrict the use of fireworks during the period between May 31 and July 5 of any year.
SB19-043 Increasing Number of District Court Judges Reps.Herod & Carver/Sens. Gardner & Lee Concerning an increase in the number of district court judges in certain judicial districts, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
SB19-071 Child Hearsay Exception Rep. Roberts/ Sen. Fields Concerning expanding the admission of out-of-court statements of a child.

 

DENVER — Monday, March 18, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed the following bills into law today.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
SB19 - 044 CDPHE Emergency Medical and Trauma Care System Sen. Zenzinger/ Rep. Hooton Concerning the statewide emergency medical and trauma care system in the department of public health and environment, and, in connection therewith, eliminating the requirement that the state board of health cooperate with the department of personnel in adopting certain criteria.
SB19 - 069 Nonpublic School Teacher Development Programs

Sen. Lundeen/ Reps. Wilson & Buentello

Concerning nonpublic schools' authority to operate certain teacher development programs.

 

DENVER — Friday, March 15, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed the following bills into law.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
SB 19 - 111 Suppl Approp Dept Corrections Sen. Moreno/ Rep. Esgar Concerning a supplemental appropriation to the department of corrections.
SB 19 - 113 Suppl Approp Dept Health Care Policy & Fin Sen. Moreno/Rep. Esgar Concerning a supplemental appropriation to the department of health care policy and financing.
SB 19-081 Repeal Cancer Drug Repository Act Sen. Zenzinger/Rep. Hooton Concerning the repeal of the "Colorado Cancer Drug Repository Act".
SB 19 -042 National Popular Vote Sen. Foote/Reps. Sirota & Arndt Concerning adoption of an agreement among the states to elect the president of the United States by national popular vote.
SB 19-029 Income Tax Residency Presumption For Military Sen. Crowder/ Rep. Landgraf & Sullivan Concerning the Colorado income tax liability of an individual in active duty military service.
SB 19-057 Employee Information Student Loan Repayment Programs Sen. Fenberg & Story/ Rep. McCluskie Concerning information relating to employee eligibility for student loan repayment programs.
HB 19-1100 Prohibit Use Restriction On School District Property Sen. Bridges & Lundeen/ Rep. Geitner Concerning prohibiting a school district board of education from including a use restriction on certain transactions involving the school district's property that would restrict the property from being used as a school for any grade from preschool through the twelfth grade.

 

DENVER — Tuesday, March 12, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed the following bills into law yesterday.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
HB19-1012 DPA Department Of Personnel Flexible Administration Of Controlled Maintenance Payments Sen. Fields/Reps. Valdez and Beckman Concerning the flexibility of the department of personnel to administer the payment of controlled maintenance projects from the proceeds of lease-purchase agreements executed pursuant to Senate Bill 17-267.
HB19-1020 Capital Development Committee Administrative Matters Sens. Story and Fields/Reps. Roberts and Beckman Concerning the clarification of certain administrative matters of the capital development committee.
HB19-1070 Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment Cancer Drug Testing Sen. Tate/Rep. Arndt Concerning the repeal of statutory provisions requiring the department of public health and environment to test substances that are purported to have value in the treatment of cancer.
HB19-1059 Remove Redundant Language In Educator Licensing Sen. Tate/Rep. Arndt Concerning removing redundant language in the educator licensing statute regarding requirements for out-of-state applicants.
HB19-1136 State Auditor Access To Records For Audits Sens. Smallwood and Todd/Reps. Kraft-Tharp and Saine Concerning access by the office of the state auditor to records necessary to conduct four statutorily authorized audits in connection with entities that are not state agencies.

 

DENVER — Friday, March 8, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed these bills into law yesterday.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
HB19-1104 Rights Of Persons Office Respondent Parents’ Counsel Rep. Ransom/ Sen. Lee Concerning the rights of persons represented by an attorney through the office of the respondent parents' counsel.
SB19-083 Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment Air Quality Control Sen. Zenzinger/ Rep. McKean Concerning the repeal of obsolete provisions regarding air quality control, and, in connection therewith, eliminating the requirement that the state board of health supervise certain air quality control programs and removing statutory provisions relating to the air pollution variance board and the air quality hearings board.
HB19-1071 Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment Water Quality Control Rep. McKean/ Sen. Zenzinger Concerning the manner in which watercourses of the district are used for waste disposal.
SB19-082 Repeal Board Of Health Authority Over Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment Funds Sen. Moreno,/ Reps. Esgar & McKean Concerning clarification that the state board of health has no authority over money allocated to the department of public health and environment.
HB19-1066 Counting Special Education In Graduation Rate Reps. Buentello & Kipp/Sen. Foote Concerning counting a student who is enrolled in special education services in the graduation rate in the school year in which the student completes the minimum graduation requirements.
HB19-1098 Deeds To Convey Real Property Rep. Gray/ Sen. Lee Concerning deeds for the conveyance of real property, and, in connection therewith, establishing requirements for title insurance entities that prepare deeds and establishing forms for the preparation of deeds in certain circumstances.
HB19-1008 Include Career And Technical Education In Building Excellent Schools Today Program Reps. Kraft-Tharp & Larson & Lundeen/ Sen. Todd Concerning the provision of grants for career and technical education capital construction through the "Building Excellent Schools Today Act".
HB19-1062 Grand Junction Regional Center Campus

Rep. Rich/ Sens. Scott &  Zenzinger

Concerning the Grand Junction regional center campus
SB19-080 Colorado Department of Public Health And Environment Emergency Epidemic Preparedness Sen. Zenzinger/ Rep. Arndt Concerning eliminating the authority of the state board of health to adopt rules establishing standards to ensure that certain entities are prepared for an emergency epidemic.
SB19-070 Department Of Natural Resources Language Update Sen. Tate/ Rep. Arndt Concerning an update to statutory language authorizing the department of natural resources to receive donations to be credited to the Colorado natural resources foundation fund.
HB19-1109 Convalescent Centers As Pharmacies Reps. Hooton & Larson/ Sens. Pettersen & Tate Concerning an addition to the definition of "other outlet" to enable a licensed convalescent center to operate a pharmacy for the benefit of patients being treated in the convalescent center.
HB19-1050 Encourage Use Of Xeriscape In Common Areas Rep. Titione /  Sens. Priola & Winter Concerning the promotion of water-efficient landscaping on property subject to management by local supervisory entities.
SB19-039 Interdistrict Transportation Of Students Sen. Zenzinger/ Rep. Jenet Concerning allowing interdistrict transportation of students only by adjacent school districts subject to the school districts' mutual consent.

 

DENVER — Wednesday, March 6, 2019 —Gov. Jared Polis signed SB 19-023 into law today.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
SB 19-023 Cryptocurrency Exemptions Colorado Digital Token Act Sens. Tate & Fenberg/Reps. Kraft-Tharp & McKean The bill provides limited exemptions from the securities registration and securities broker-dealer and salesperson licensing requirements for persons dealing in digital tokens. "Digital token" is defined as a digital unit with specified characteristics, secured through a decentralized ledger or database, exchangeable for goods or services, and capable of being traded or transferred between persons without an intermediary or custodian of value.

 

DENVER — Friday, March 1, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed these bills into law yesterday.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
HB19 - 1011 Scope of Manufactured Home Sales Tax Exemption Rep. Hooton/Sen. Tate Concerning clarification of the scope of an existing sales tax exemption for manufactured homes.
HB19 - 1014 Retail Food Establishment Inspection and Suspension Reps. Singer & Bird/Sen. Ginal Concerning the retail food establishment inspection process, and, in connection therewith, detailing the process for the suspension of a retail food establishment's license or certification of license.
HB19-1036 Annual Stipends For Certified School Professionals Reps. Arndt & Mclachlan/Sen. Todd Concerning annual stipends for certain nationally certified school professionals.
HB19-1060 Repeal CDPHE Facility Life Safety Statutes Rep. McKean/Sen. Zenzinger Concerning conforming amendments necessitated by the transfer of certain safety authorities from the department of public health and environment to the department of public safety pursuant to House Bill 12-1268.
SB19-112 Suppl Approp Dept Governor, Lt. Gov, OSPB Rep. Esgar/Sen. Moreno Concerning a supplemental appropriation to the offices of the governor, lieutenant governor, and state planning and budgeting.
SB19-114 Suppl Approp Dept Human Services Rep. Esgar/Sen. Moreno Concerning a supplemental appropriation to the department of human services.
SB19-115 Suppl Approp Dept Judicial Rep. Esgar/Sen. Moreno Concerning a supplemental appropriation to the judicial department.
SB19-116 Suppl Approp Dept Law Rep. Esgar/Sen. Moreno Concerning a supplemental appropriation to the department of law.
SB19-117 Suppl Approp Dept Local Affairs Rep. Esgar/Sen. Moreno Concerning a supplemental appropriation to the department of local affairs.
SB19-118 Suppl Approp Dept Military Affairs Rep. Esgar/Sen. Moreno Concerning a supplemental appropriation to the department of military and veterans affairs.
SB19-119 Suppl Approp Dept Personnel Rep. Esgar/Sen. Moreno Concerning a supplemental appropriation to the department of personnel.
SB19-120 Suppl Approp Dept Public Health & Environment Rep. Esgar/Sen. Moreno Concerning a supplemental appropriation to the department of public health and environment.
SB19-121 Suppl Approp Dept Safety Rep. Esgar/Sen. Moreno Concerning a supplemental appropriation to the department of public safety.
SB19-122 Suppl Approp Dept Regulatory Agencies Rep. Esgar/Sen. Moreno Concerning a supplemental appropriation to the department of regulatory agencies.
SB19-123 Suppl Approp Dept Revenue Rep. Esgar/Sen. Moreno Concerning a supplemental appropriation to the department of revenue
SB19-124 Suppl Approp Dept State Rep. Esgar/Sen. Moreno Concerning a supplemental appropriation to the department of state.
SB19-125 Suppl Approp Dept Transportation Rep. Esgar/Sen. Moreno Concerning a supplemental appropriation to the department of transportation.
SB19-126 Suppl Approp Dept Treasury Rep. Esgar/Sen. Moreno Concerning a supplemental appropriation to the department of the treasury.
SB19-127 Suppl Approp Capital Construction Rep. Esgar/Sen. Moreno Concerning funding for capital construction, and making supplemental appropriations in connection therewith.

 

DENVER — Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed these bills into law yesterday.

Number Title Sponsors Summary
HB19-1015 Recreation Of The Colorado Water Institute Rep. Arndt; Sen. Ginal The Colorado water institute was created in 1981 and automatically repealed in 2017. The bill recreates the institute.
SB19-018 Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Age Sen. Scott; Rep. Saine The bill authorizes the department of revenue to adopt rules authorizing a person who is at least 18 years of age but under 21 years of age to be licensed to drive a commercial vehicle in interstate commerce if the person holds a commercial driver's license and operation of a commercial  vehicle in interstate commerce by a person in that age range is permitted under federal law.
SB19-021 Board Of Health Approval For Legal Services Sen. Moreno, Sen. Zenzinger; Rep. McKean

The bill removes the requirement that the state board of health (state board) approve the retention of counsel when the executive director of the department of public health and environment seeks to bring an action to enjoin, prosecute, or enforce public health laws or standards and the local district attorney fails to act.The bill also removes the requirement that an agency, through its county or district board of health or through

its public health director, acquire the approval of the state board before retaining counsel to defend the agency and its officers and employees against actions brought against them.

SB19-028 Allow On And Off Premises Beer License Rural Areas Rep. McKean; Sen. Holbert Recent legislation (Senate Bill 18-243) terminated the licensing of retailers to sell fermented malt beverages (formerly known as "3.2 beer" but now including all beer) for consumption on and off a licensed premises, requiring the holder of such a license to combine its renewal application with an application to convert the license into either a license to sell for consumption on the licensed premises or a license to sell for consumption off the licensed premises.
SB19-045 Clarify Radiation Advisory Committee Compensation Rep. Hooton; Sen. McKean The bill clarifies that members of the radiation advisory committee are reimbursed for necessary and actual expenses incurred in attendance at meetings or for authorized business of the committee.
SB19-058 Enactment of CRS 2018 Sen. Lee; Rep. Herod This bill enacts the softbound volumes of the Colorado Revised Statutes 2018 and the Special Supplement 2018 as the positive and statutory law of the state of Colorado and establishes the effective date of said publications.
HJR 19-1005 Water Projects Eligibility Lists Rep. Roberts; Sen. Donovan Concerning water projects eligibility lists.