DENVER — Friday, June 2, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper signed these bills into law today.

Number

Title

Sponsors

Summary

SB 17-300

High-risk Health Care Coverage Program

Sen. Lambert / Rep. Kennedy

Concerning the authority of the commissioner of insurance to implement programs to address the rising costs of providing health care coverage to high-risk individuals in the state, and, in connection therewith, directing the commissioner to study issues related to the implementation of such programs.

SB 17-296

Financing Public Schools

Sen. Hill / Rep. Pettersen

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

SB 17-236

Sunset Process Bail Bonding Agents Division Insurance

Sen. Coram / Rep. Weissman

Concerning the continuation of the regulation of bail bonding agents regulated by article 23 of title 10, Colorado revised statutes, by the division of insurance, and, in connection therewith, implementing the sunset review recommendations of the department of regulatory agencies.

SB 17-201

Sunset Domestic Violence Offender Management Board

Sens. Cooke & Fields / Rep. Lee

Concerning the continuation of the domestic violence offender management board, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations of the 2016 sunset report issued by the department of regulatory agencies.

SB 17-251

Department Revenue Records Insurer And Salvage Pool

Sen. Tate / Reps. Liston & Arndt

Concerning ownership interests in motor vehicles by certain state-regulated entities.

SB 17-271

Investor-Owned Utility Cost Recovery Transparency

Sen. Cooke / Rep. Pabon

Concerning the development of a transparent process by which an investor-owned utility may recover actual costs from a property owner on whose behalf the utility has extended its service by connecting the property owner's property to the utility's service.

SB 17-302

Clarify Property Tax Exemption Silvicultural Equipment

Sen. Coram / Reps. McLachlan & Catlin

Concerning a clarification of the exemption from property tax of silvicultural equipment.

SB 17-096

Reserve Peace Officer Academy Grant Program

Sen. Lambert / Rep. Lundeen

Concerning creation of a grant program to support a shared peace officer auxiliary, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB 17-025

Marijuana Education Materials Resource Bank

Sens. Baumgardner & Holbert / Rep. Singer

Concerning the development of marijuana education materials, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB 17-021

Assistance To Released Mentally Ill Offenders

Sen. Martinez Humenik / Rep. Singer

Concerning reentry services for persons with mental illness in the criminal justice system.

SB 17-218

Sunset Continue Licensing Of Landscape Architects

Sens. Tate & Kerr / Rep. Kennedy

Concerning the continuation of the regulation of landscape architects by the division of professions and occupations in the department of regulatory agencies.

SB 17-106

Sunset Registration Of Naturopathic Doctors

Sens. Coram & Aguilar / Rep. Singer

Concerning the continuation of the regulation of naturopathic doctors by the director of the division of professions and occupations in the department of regulatory agencies, and, in connection therewith, implementing the department's sunset review recommendations.

SB 17-121

Improve Medicaid Client Correspondence

Sens. Lundberg & Crowder / Reps. Landgraf & Danielson

Concerning improving medicaid client correspondence, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB 17-192

Marijuana Business Efficiency Measures

Sen. Neville / Reps. Singer & Melton

Concerning provisions to allow marijuana businesses to operate more efficiently, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB 17-198

Public Participate Review Acquire Control Insurer

Sen. Priola / Rep. Garnett

Concerning public participation in the review by the commissioner of insurance of the acquisition of control of an insurer that offers health plans, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

SB 17-202

Species Conservation Trust Fund Projects

Sen. Coram / Rep. Esgar

Concerning measures to conserve native species in Colorado, and, in connection therewith, making appropriations from the species conservation trust fund for purposes recommended by the department of natural resources.

SB 17-203

Prohibit Carrier From Requiring Alternative Drug

Sen. Todd / Reps. Kennedy  Covarrubias

Concerning the prohibition against a carrier requiring a covered person to undergo step therapy, and, in connection therewith, requiring coverage for a prescribed medication that is part of the carrier's medication formulary.

SB 17-272

Measures Of Postsecondary And Workforce Readiness

Sen. Priola / Reps. Lundeen & Pettersen

Concerning adding a measure relating to demonstration of college and career readiness for determining a local education provider's attainment of the postsecondary and workforce readiness performance indicator.

SB 17-295

Revise Medicaid Fraud Reporting

Sen. Lundberg / Rep. Young

Concerning fraud in the medicaid program.

HB 17-1269

Repeal Prohibition Of Wage Sharing Information

Sens. Donovan & Martinez Humenik / Reps. Danielson & Nordberg

Concerning the repeal of the prohibition of an action against an employee for sharing wage information.

HB 17-1253

Protect Seniors From Financial Abuse

Sen. Crowder / Rep. Danielson

Concerning the 'Protection of Vulnerable Adults from Financial Exploitation Act'.

HB 17-1375

Distributing Mill Levy Override Revenue To Schools

Sens. Williams & Hill & Reps. Pettersen & Sias

Concerning measures to increase transparent equity in educating students in public schools, and, in connection therewith, requiring school districts to distribute mill levy revenue to meet the needs of students, creating a fund to provide equalizing money to institute charter schools, and requiring school districts and charter schools to post a list of statutory waivers received.

HB 17-1351

Study Inpatient Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Sens. Crowder & Jahn / Reps. Pettersen & Rankin

Concerning utilizing information to improve treatment for substance use disorders under the medicaid program, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 17-1002

Child Care Expenses Income Tax Credit Extension

Sens. Martinez Humenik & Kefalas / Reps. Pettersen & Exum

Concerning the extension of the income tax credit for child care expenses paid by a resident individual with a federal adjusted gross income of twenty-five thousand dollars or less.

HB 17-1359

CDE Colorado Department of Education Positions Exempt From State Personnel System

Sen. Gardner / Rep. Young

 

Concerning positions in the department of education that are exempt from the state personnel system.

HB 17-1340

Legislative Interim Committee On School Finance

Sens. Moreno & Hill / Reps. Lundeen & Garnett

Concerning creation of a legislative interim committee to study school finance issues, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

HB 17-1293

Local Government Officials On Nonprofit Boards

Sen. Todd / Rep. Melton

Concerning the ability of local government official to serve on a nonprofit entity's board of directors.

HB 17-1371

Distribution Of Medications To Certain Outlets

Sen. Cooke / Rep. Lee

Concerning the distribution of medications to outlets that are under common ownership of certain entities.

HB 17-1296

Assignment Of State-owned Vehicles

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

Concerning the assignment of state-owned motor vehicles, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

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

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