DENVER — Friday, June 1, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper signed these bills into law today.





HB 18-230

Modify Laws Drilling Units Pooling Orders

Sen. Marble / Reps. Saine & Gray

Concerning modification of the laws governing the establishment of drilling units for oil and gas wells, and, in connection therewith, clarifying that a drilling unit may include more than one well, providing limited immunity to nonconsenting owners subject to pooling orders, adjusting cost recovery from nonconsenting owners, and modifying the conditions upon which a pooling order may be entered.

HB 18-1271

Public Utilities Commission Electric Utilities Economic Development Rates

Reps. Gray & Willett / Sen. Tate

Concerning the authorization of economic development rates to be charged by electric utilities to qualifying nonresidential customers.

SB 18-003

Colorado Energy Office

Sen. Scott / Reps. Hansen & Becker, J.

Concerning the Colorado energy office.

HB 18-1270

Public Utilities Commission Evaluation Of Energy Storage Systems

Reps. Hansen & Becker, J. / Sen. Tate

Concerning energy storage, and, in connection therewith, requiring the public utilities commission to establish mechanisms for investor-owned electric utilities to procure energy storage systems if certain criteria are satisfied.

HB 18-1244

Honor The Service Of Submarine Veterans

Rep. Danielson / Sens. Todd & Gardner

Concerning the creation of a submarine service license plate to honor the service of submarine veterans, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB 18-276

Increase General Fund Reserve

Sen. Lundberg & Lambert / Reps. Hamner & Young

Concerning an increase in the general fund reserve.

HB 18-1430

State Agency Long-range Financial Plan

Reps. Van Winkle & Young / Sen. Lundberg

Concerning the requirement that a state agency prepare a long-range financial plan.

SB 18-242

Public Official Oath Of Office

Sen. Marble / Reps. Leonard & Humphrey

Concerning the swearing of a public official oath of office.

SB 18-203

Conflict-free Representation In Municipal Courts

Sen. Marble / Rep. Lontine

Concerning the provision of independent counsel to indigent defendants in municipal courts, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.


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