DENVER — Friday, June 10, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper signed these bills into law today.





HB 16-1014

Secretary Of State Business Intelligence Center

Sen. Tate / Rep. Williams

Concerning the creation of the Business Intelligence Center Program within the Department of State.

HB 16-1021

Race Info ID Application

Sens. Ulibarri & Roberts / Rep. Salazar

Concerning providing the opportunity to collect identifying information from applicants for state-issued cards.

HB 16-1031

Modify Transportation Commission Membership

Sen. Cooke / Rep. Carver

Concerning a requirement that legislative council staff presents a study of the transportation commission districts of the state to the transportation legislation review committee.

HB 16-1034

Emergency Medical Responders Registration Program

Sen. Garcia / Rep. Sias

Concerning emergency medical responder registration in the Department of Public Health and Environment, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 16-1056

Tow Operator Abandoned Vehicle Title Search

Sens. Baumgardner & Todd / Rep. Tyler

Concerning a requirement that the holder of an abandoned motor vehicle use the records of a national title search to notify persons with an interest in the motor vehicle that the vehicle has been towed and is subject to sale, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 16-1077

Recreate Statutory Revision Committee

Sen. Martinez Humenik / Rep. Moreno

Concerning the recreation of the statutory revision committee, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 16-1080

Assault By Strangulation

Sens. Cooke & Johnston / Reps. Foote Landgraf

Concerning assault by strangulation, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 16-1112

Training Vets To Train Service Dogs Pilot Program

Sen. Crowder / Rep. Landgraf

Concerning the creation of the Training Veterans to Train Their Own Service Dogs Pilot Program, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 16-1117

Record Custodial Interrogations

Sens. Aguilar & Cooke / Reps. Kagan & Saine

Concerning a requirement that custodial interrogations related to investigations for certain serious felonies be electronically recorded, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 16-1160

Sunset Surgical Assistants Surgical Technicians

Sen. Tate / Reps. Ginal & Lontine

Concerning the continuation of the Surgical Assistant and Surgical Technologist Registration Program, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 16-1172

Colorado Department of Transportation  Efficiency And Accountability Committee

Sens. Holbert & Neville, T. / Reps. Saine & Primavera

Concerning the reestablishment of a Standing Efficiency and Accountability Committee by the State Transportation Commission, and, in connection therewith, expanding the membership and responsibilities of the committee, subjecting the committee to sunset review, requiring a committee member to disclose a personal or private interest that could be affected by a proposed committee recommendation and abstain from any committee vote to adopt or reject the recommendation, and making an appropriation

HB 16-1175

Property Tax Exemption Administration

Sens. Jahn & Neville, T. / Reps. Primavera & Nordberg

Concerning the administration of the property tax exemptions for qualifying seniors and disabled veterans, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 16-1211

Marijuana Transporter License

Sens. Baumgardner & Jahn / Rep. Melton

Concerning licensing marijuana transporters, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 16-1222

Supplemental Online Education & Blended Learning Resources

Sens. Hill & Todd / Reps. Rankin & Tyler

Concerning increasing the availability of supplemental online education resources, and, in connection therewith, creating the statewide supplemental online and blended learning program and making an appropriation.

HB 16-1232

Sunset Department of Revenue Private Letter Ruling & General Information Letter

Sen Baumgardner / Rep. Kraft-Tharp

Concerning continuation of the authority of the executive director of the Department of Revenue to issue written responses upon the request of a taxpayer.

HB 16-1234

State Assess Selection & Local Flexibility

Sens. Merrifield & Marble / Reps. Klingenschmitt & Singer

Concerning the consideration of methods for selecting state assessment alternatives that maintain the existing state assessment requirements, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 16-1260

Extend Statute Of Limitations Sexual Assault

Sens. Cooke & Johnston / Rep. Fields

Concerning extending the criminal statute of limitations for a sexual assault to 20 years.

HB 16-1261

Retail Marijuana Sunset

Sens. Jahn & Sonnenberg / Rep. Pabon

Concerning continuation of the Colorado Retail Marijuana Code, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations of the 2015 Sunset Report issued by the Department of Regulatory Agencies and making an appropriation.

HB 16-1262

Law Enforcement Background Check Employment Waiver

Sen. Cooke / Rep. Williams

Concerning measures to improve peace officer hiring, and, in connection therewith, requiring employment waivers as part of the background check process for a person applying for a position as a peace officer who has worked as an officer and giving the Peace Officer Standards and Training Board the authority to deny certification to an applicant who entered into a deferred agreement.

HB 16-1263

Racial Profiling Prohibition

Sen. Ulibarri / Rep. Williams

Concerning updates to the statutory prohibition on profiling by peace officers.

HB 16-1264

Ban Law Enforcement Use of Chokehold

Sen. Johnston / Rep. Melton

Concerning prohibiting the use of a chokehold by a peace officer.

HB 16-1265

Expunge Arrest Records Based On Mistaken Identity

Sens. Johnston & Cooke / Reps. Melton & Esgar

Concerning expungement of arrest records based on mistaken identity.

HB 16-1286

Increase Wildfire Mitigation Income Tax Deduction

Sen. Tate / Rep. Becker, K.

Concerning an increase in the percentage of a landowner's costs incurred in performing wildfire mitigation measures that may be claimed by the landowner for purposes of the wildfire mitigation income tax deduction.

HB 16-1311

Procedures When Orders Require Monetary Payments

Sens. Carroll & Marble / Rep. Salazar

Concerning court orders requiring payment of monetary amounts.

HB 16-1321

Medicaid Buy-in Certain Medicaid Waivers

Sens. Merrifield & Tate / Rep. Young

Concerning Medicaid buy-in for persons eligible for certain Medicaid waivers, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 16-1324

Veterinary Access Compounded Pharmaceutical Drugs

Sen. Sonnenberg / Rep. Ginal

Concerning the availability of compounded pharmaceutical drugs for use by a veterinarian to treat a patient's emergency condition, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 16-1328

Use Of Restraint And Seclusion On Individuals

Sens. Lambert & Lundberg / Reps. Lee & McCann

Concerning statutory provisions related to the use of seclusion on individuals, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 16-1339

Agricultural Property Foreclosures

Sen. Baumgardner / Reps. Buck & Ginal

Concerning agricultural property foreclosures.

HB 16-1345

Sunset Treatment Program For Sex Offenders

Sen. Cooke / Rep. Kagan

Concerning the continuation of the Sex Offender Management Board, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations of the 2015 Sunset Report issued by the Department of Regulatory Agencies.

HB 16-1356

Debts Secured by Liens on Real Property

Sens. Jahn & Holbert / Reps. Kraft-Tharp & Nordberg

Concerning requirements related to the satisfaction of indebtedness secured by real property.

HB 16-1359

Use of Medical Marijuana While On Probation

Sen. Guzman / Rep. Salazar

Concerning the use of medical marijuana while on probation.

HB 16-1360

Continue Regulation Direct-Entry Midwives

Sen. Lundberg / Reps. Landgraf & Lontine

Concerning the continuation of the regulation of direct-entry midwives by the Director of the Division of Professions and Occupations in the Department of Regulatory Agencies, and, in connection therewith , implementing the recommendations contained in the sunset report prepared by the department.

HB 16-1362

License Plate Auction Transfer Disability Benefit

Sen. Martinez Humenik / Rep. Young

Concerning the transfer of the functions of the License Plate Auction Group to the Colorado Disability Funding Committee, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 16-1363

Marijuana Enforcement Division Marijuana Advertising Rule-making Authority

Sens. Newell & Tate / Rep. Singer

Concerning rule-making authority for medical marijuana advertising directed at underage persons.

HB 16-1367

County Categories for Officers for Salary Purposes

Sens. Hodge & Marble / Reps. Hamner & Rankin

Concerning the re-categorization of certain counties for the purpose of determining salaries paid to county officers in those counties.

HB 16-1378

Court To Collect And Transfer Costs Of DUI Tests

Sen. Crowder / Rep. Ginal

Concerning requiring courts to collect money from DUI offenders for the purpose of reimbursing law enforcement agencies for the cost of performing chemical tests.

HB 16-1386

Necessary Document Program

Sen. Steadman / Rep. Kraft-Tharp

Concerning a program to cover vulnerable populations' costs of acquiring necessary documents, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 16-1391

Immigration Consultants Deceptive Trade Practice

Sen. Lundberg / Rep. Pabon

Concerning a prohibition against non-attorneys providing legal services related to immigration matters.

HB 16-1393

Search Warrant For Communicable Disease Testing

Sen. Cooke / Reps. Esgar & Foote

Concerning procedures for ordered testing for communicable diseases.

HB 16-1398

Implement Respite Care Task Force Recommendations

Sens. Martinez Humenik & Steadman / Reps. Young & Landgraf

Concerning the requirement that the Department of Human Services use a request-for-proposal process to contract with an entity to implement recommendations of the Respite Care Task Force, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 16-1402

Prohibit Device Wager Previous Sporting Event

Sens. Holbert & Garcia / Reps. Becker, K. & Lawrence

Concerning a prohibition on the use of a device to allow a person to place a wager on a previously run sporting event.

HB 16-1404

Regulate Fantasy Contests

Sens. Cooke & Guzman / Reps. Duran & Wist

Concerning the regulation of fantasy contests, and in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 16-1422

Financing Public Schools

Sens. Lambert & Steadman / Reps. Hamner & Rankin

Concerning financing public schools, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 16-1423

Student Data Collection Use Security

Sen. Hill / Reps. Lundeen & Garnett

Concerning measures to maximize trust in the use of student data in the elementary and secondary education system.

HB 16-1424

Qualified Medication Administration Personnel

Sen. Garcia / Rep. Vigil

Concerning qualifications for the administration of medications in facilities, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 16-1425

Immunization Records For Temporary Child Care

Sen. Roberts / Rep. Hamner

Concerning the requirement for a licensed child care center to obtain records for a child enrolled in the center on a short-term basis.

HB 16-1426

Intentional Misrepresentation Assistance Animal

Sens. Tate & Jahn / Reps. Primavera & Willett

Concerning intentional misrepresentation of entitlement to an assistance animal.

HB 16-1427

Multi-serving Liquid Marijuana Products

Sen. Hill / Rep. Pabon

Concerning exempting multi-serving liquid retail marijuana products from the sales equivalency limitation.

HB 16-1432

Personnel Files Employee Inspection Right

Sen. Kerr / Rep. Winter

Concerning the rights of private sector employees to inspect their personnel files.

HB 16-1436

No Edible Marijuana Products Shaped To Entice Kids

Sens. Newell & Baumgardner / Reps. Pabon & Ginal

Concerning a prohibition on edible marijuana products that are shaped in a manner to entice a child.

HB 16-1439

Lodging & Entertainment Facility Liquor License

Sen. Holbert / Rep Garnett

Concerning the creation of a new alcohol beverage license under the "Colorado liquor code" to permit a lodging and entertainment facility to sell alcohol beverages by the drink for consumption on the licensed premises, and, in connection therewith, allowing the holder of a tavern license to convert the tavern license to a lodging and entertainment license or other appropriate licenses under specified conditions.

HB 16-1440

Admin Flexibility For School Districts And Schools

Sens. Johnston & Holbert / Reps Pettersen & Wilson

Concerning reducing administrative requirements that pertain to the elementary and secondary public education system.

HB 16-1442

Various Updates To Local Government Election Code

Sen. Ulibarri / Rep. Ryden

Concerning technical modifications to laws enacted in 2014 governing the administration of nonpartisan elections conducted by a local government that are not coordinated by a county clerk and recorder.

HB 16-1448

Relative Guardianship Assistance Program Criteria

Sens. Kefalas & Lundberg / Rep. Singer

Concerning the Relative Guardianship Assistance Program.

HB 16-1451

Procurement Code Working Group

Sens. Scott & Heath / Reps. Ryden & Rankin

Concerning a requirement that the Department of Personnel creates a working group to study ways to improve the state’s procurement code.

HB 16-1457

Sales & Use Tax Exemption Residential Energy

Sens. Neville, T. & Garcia / Reps. Garnett & Wilson

Concerning a clarification of the existing sales and use tax exemption for residential energy sources.

HB 16-1459

Submission Threshold For Higher Education Cash Projects

Sens. Sonnenberg & Kefalas / Reps. Becker, K. & Brown

Concerning an increase in the dollar threshold for the review of capital construction or capital renewal projects that are not for new construction or new acquisitions of real property for auxiliary and academic facilities to be funded solely from cash funds held by an institution of higher education.  

HB 16-1460

Department of Agriculture Authority To Sell & Buy Property For Consolidation

Sen. Baumgardner / Rep. Becker, K. & Vigil

Concerning the authority of the Commissioner of Agriculture to dispose of and acquire specified real property in furtherance of the Department of Agriculture office consolidation.

HB 16-1467

First-time Home Buyer Savings Account Tax Deduction

Sen. Scheffel & Martinez Humenik / Reps. Duran & Salazar

Concerning a state income tax deduction for amounts earned on the investment of money in a first-time home buyer savings account.

SB 16-006

Health Insurance Exchange Insurance Brokers

Sen. Martinez Humenik / Rep. Sias

Concerning the use of qualified insurance brokers to enroll eligible participants in health benefit plans through the Colorado Health Benefit Exchange.

SB 16-019

Videotape Mental Condition Evaluations

Sen. Cooke / Reps. Foote & Saine

Concerning a requirement that court-ordered mental condition examinations be recorded, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB 16-030

Motor Vehicle Weight Violation Surcharges

Sen. Hodge /
Rep. Tyler

Concerning the surcharges for violating motor vehicle weight limits, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB 16-036

Surety Requirement For Appealing Tax Bills Claimed Due

Sens. Jahn and Neville T. / Reps. Kraft-Tharp & Sias

Concerning surety requirements when a taxpayer appeals a tax bill that the state or local government claims is due, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB 16-040

Marijuana Owner Changes

Sen. Holbert / Rep. Pabon

Concerning changes to the requirements for owners of a licensed marijuana business, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB 16-056

Enhanced Whistleblower Protections

Sen. Lambert / Rep. Lee

Concerning broadening protections of the state whistleblower protection law for state employees who disclose confidential information to certain state entities that have legal requirements to preserve the confidentiality of the information disclosed.

SB 16-062

Veterinary Pharmaceuticals

Sen. Marble / Reps. Becker, J. & Vigil

Concerning modifications to the regulation of veterinary pharmaceuticals.

SB 16-065

Restitution In Criminal Cases

Sen. Steadman / Rep. Lee

Concerning criminal restitution.

SB 16-077

Employment First For Persons With Disabilities

Sen. Kefalas / Reps. Ginal & Primavera

Concerning a collaborative multi-agency approach to increasing competitive integrated employment opportunities for persons with disabilities, and, in connection therewith, advancing an employment first policy.

SB 16-106

Administration Of Laws Governing Campaign Finance

Sen. Holbert / Rep. Salazar

Concerning measures to facilitate the efficient administration of Colorado laws governing campaign finance.

SB 16-111

Colorado Mounted Rangers Peace Officer Status

Sen. Lambert / Rep. Lundeed

Concerning authorizing the Colorado Mounted Rangers as certified reserve peace officers.

SB 16-115

Electronic Recording Technology Board

Sen. Martinez Humenik / Reps. Moreno & Conti

Concerning an electronic filing system for documents recorded with a county clerk and recorder, and, in connection therewith, creating the Electronic Recording Technology Board, which is an enterprise; authorizing the board to set an additional filing surcharge for a five-year period; requiring counties to transmit the proceeds of the board's surcharge to the state for deposit in a cash fund administered by the board; requiring the board to make grants from the fund to counties to create, maintain, improve, or replace electronic filing systems; establishing reporting requirements for the board; increasing a local filing surcharge; and making an appropriation.

SB 16-116

Private Company Accurate Criminal History Data

Sen. Johnston / Reps. Lee & Lebsock

Concerning the creation of an alternative simplified process for the sealing of criminal justice records other than convictions, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB 16-131

Overseeing Fiduciaries' Management of Assets

Sen. Tate / Reps. Pabon & Willett

Concerning the management of assets for individuals, and, in connection therewith, clarifying that a fiduciary's authority is suspended after a fiduciary receives notice that a petition for the fiduciary's removal has been filed, protecting an adult ward or protected person's right to an attorney post-adjudication, and preventing a fiduciary from paying court costs or fees from out of an estate after receiving notice of an action for the fiduciary's removal.

SB 16-140

Motor Vehicle Dealer Certificate Of Title

Sen. Sonnenberg / Rep. Kraft-Tharp

Concerning certificates of titles issued for motor vehicles purchased from motor vehicle dealers.

SB 16-143

Reduce Distiller Wholesaler Liquor Licensing Fees

Sen. Hill / Rep. Pabon

Concerning a reduction in annual liquor licensing fees for specified licensees.

SB 16-145

Colorado River District Subdistrict Formation

Sens. Baumgardner & Donovan / Reps. Mitsch Bush & Willett

Concerning an alternative mechanism for creating a subdistrict of the Colorado River Water Conservation District.

SB 16-147

Suicide Prevention Through Zero Suicide Model

Sens. Martinez Humenik & Newell / Rep. Pettersen

Concerning creating the Colorado suicide prevention plan to reduce death by suicide in the Colorado health care system.

SB 16-156

Modifications Regarding General Assembly Oversight Committees

Sens. Guzman & Scheffel / Reps. DelGrosso & Duran

Concerning certain legislative oversight committees, and, in connection therewith, modifying the manner in which members are appointed to the committees, allowing temporary appointments to the committees, and specifying that the chair and vice-chair of the executive committee of the legislative council also serve as chair and vice-chair of the legislative council.

SB 16-163

Committee on Legal Services Office of Legislative Legal Services Study Organizational Recodify Title 12

Sen. Johnston / Rep. Kagan

Concerning a study of an organizational recodification of Title 12 of the Colorado revised statutes governing the regulation of professions and occupations, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB 16-164

Private Probation Summons And Complaint

Sen. Cooke / Rep. Lee

Concerning clarification that a private probation supervision provider can file legal process against a probationer under his or her supervision.

SB 16-165

Home Or Regional Office Definition Insurance Premium Tax

Sen. Grantham / Rep. Young

Concerning the requirements for an insurance company to be deemed to maintain a home office or regional home office in this state for purposes of the tax on insurance premiums collected by the insurance company.

SB 16-166

Transportation Fuel Distributors' Tax Lien

Sen. Woods / Rep. Kagan

Concerning the creation of transportation fuel distributors' tax liens.

SB 16-167

Severance Tax Operational Fund Reserve Reduction

Sen. Grantham / Rep. Rankin

Concerning a reduction in the Severance Tax Operational Fund reserve for the 2016-17 fiscal year.

SB 16-172

Electronic Notices in County Property Tax Disputes

Sen. Woods / Reps. Tyler & Buck

Concerning the election by a person to receive electronic notification of certain information from a county relating to a pending property tax dispute.

SB 16-173

Golf Cart Crossing State Highway Local Authority

Sen. Heath / Rep. Becker, K.

Concerning authorization for golf carts to cross state highways in order to use a local road as authorized by a local jurisdiction.

SB 16-178

Grand Junction Regional Center Campus

Sens. Lambert & Kefalas / Reps. Brown & Young

Concerning the Grand Junction Regional Center Campus.

SB 16-179

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Unemployment Insurance Classification

Sens. Heath & Roberts / Reps. DelGrosso & Lee

Concerning improvements to the processes used by the Department of Labor and Employment regarding the employment classification of an individual for purposes of unemployment insurance eligibility, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB 16-180

Department Of Corrections Program For Juvenile Offenders

Sens. Jahn & Woods / Reps. Kagan & Ransom

Concerning a specialized program within the Department of Corrections for certain offenders who were convicted as adults for offenses they committed as juveniles, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB 16-181

Sentencing Juveniles Convicted Of Class 1 Felonies

Sens. Jahn & Woods / Reps. Dore & Kagan

Concerning the sentencing of persons convicted of Class 1 felonies committed while the persons were juveniles.

SB 16-183

Clarify Portion Of 911 Call Subject To Public Utilities Commission Regulation

Sens. Kerr & Scheffel / Reps. Lawrence & Williams

Concerning a clarification of the General Assembly's intent to maintain the Public Utilities Commission's authority over basic emergency services while prohibiting the regulation of internet-protocol-enabled services by defining the term "basic emergency service" in a manner that is consistent with such intent, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB 16-186

Small-scale Issue Committees

Sen. Tate / Rep. Lontine

Concerning disclosure requirements to be applied to small-scale issue committees under Colorado law governing campaign finance, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB 16-197

Liquor-Licensed Drugstores Multiple Licenses

Sen. Steadman / Reps. Williams & Nordberg

Concerning the retail sale of alcohol beverages, and, in connection therewith, restricting the issuance of new liquor-licensed drugstore and retail liquor store licenses except under specified circumstances; allowing liquor-licensed drugstore and retail liquor store licensees to obtain additional licenses under limited circumstances; repealing the limit on the alcohol content of fermented malt beverages on January 1, 2019; and making an appropriation.

SB 16-199

Program Of All-inclusive Care For The Elderly

Sens. Scott & Steadman / Reps. DelGrosso & Ginal

Concerning programs of all-inclusive care for the elderly, and, in connection therewith, determining the capitated rate for services and creating an ombudsman for participants in programs of all-inclusive care for the elderly, and making an appropriation.

SB 16-208

Funding For Charter Schools That Convert

Sen. Hill / Reps. Sias & Williams

Concerning maintaining the same funding calculation for a charter school that converts from a district charter school to an institute charter school or from an institute charter school to a district charter school.

SB 16-217

Expedite Litigation Workers' Compensation Claims

Sen. Hill / Rep. Williams

Concerning measures to expedite the litigation of workers' compensation claims.

SB 16-218

State Severance Tax Refunds

Sens. Lambert & Steadman / Reps. Hamner & Rankin

Concerning matters related to state severance tax refunds.

View a copy of the governor’s letter regarding the signing of SB-197.

For a list of the governor’s legislative actions, please visit here.