Gov. Polis signs bills into law

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis signed the following bills into law.







Census Outreach Grant Program

Reps. Tipper & Caraveo / Sens. Priola & Winter

Concerning the promotion of an accurate count in the decennial census by creating a census outreach program, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.


Requirements Of OIT Office Of Information Technology Based On Evaluation Recommendations

Sens. Ranking & Todd / Reps. Hansen & Titone

Concerning the implementation of certain recommendations from the independent evaluation of the state's information technology resources, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.


State Measurement for Accountable, Responsive, and Transparent (SMART) Government Act Committee Hearings

Sen. Moreno / Reps. Esgar & Hansen

Concerning the timing of joint committee of reference hearings under the "State Measurement for Accountable, Responsive, and Transparent (SMART) Government Act", and, in connection therewith, reducing an appropriation.


Exempt CDE Department Of Education From Office Of Information Technology

Sen. Rankin / Reps. Esgar & Ransom

Concerning specifying that the department of education is not a state agency for purposes of the office of information technology.


Foster Care Prevention Services

Reps. Singer & Landgraf / Sens. Moreno & Rankin

Concerning foster care prevention services to align current standards with the federal "Family First Prevention Services Act".


Child Welfare Prevention and Intervention Funding

Sen. Rankin / Rep. Esgar

Concerning child welfare services funded through federal child welfare laws, and, in connection therewith, making and reducing an appropriation.


Remove Limitation On Evidence-based Practices Implementation For Capacity Resource Center Collaboration

Reps. Hansen & Ransom / Sen. Rankin

Concerning removing the limit on the departments with which the evidence-based practices implementation for capacity resource center can collaborate.


Colorado Child Abuse Response And Evaluation Network

Reps. Caraveo & Pelton / Sen. Fields

Concerning the creation of a Colorado child abuse response and evaluation network, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.


Sunset Fire Suppression Registration And Inspection

Sen. Winter / Rep. Cutter

Concerning the continuation of the fire suppression programs of the division of fire prevention and control in the department of public safety, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendation contained in the 2018 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies.


Demographic Notes For Certain Legislative Bills

Reps. Herod & Caraveo / Sen. Williams

Concerning a requirement that staff of the legislative council prepare demographic notes on certain legislative bills, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.


Sales And Use Tax Administration

Reps. Kraft-Tharp & Van Winkle / Sens. Court & Tate

Concerning sales and use tax administration, and, in connection therewith, establishing economic nexus for retailers without physical presence in the state, codifying the destination sourcing rule with a specified exception, requiring marketplace facilitators to collect and remit sales tax for sales made by marketplace sellers on the marketplace facilitator's marketplace, and repealing obsolete statutory references to remote sellers.


Safe Family Option For Parents

Reps. Ransom & Singer / Sens. Moreno & Smallwood

Concerning creating an option for parents who seek to voluntarily delegate certain parental responsibilities to a safe family for a limited period of time without relinquishing legal custody of their child, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.


Expand Farm Equipment Sales And Use Tax Exemption

Reps. Pelton & Valdez / Sens. Sonnenberg & Garcia

Concerning the extension of the state sales and use tax exemption for farm equipment to ear tags and ear tag scanners used by a farm operation to identify or track food animals.


Wholesale Sales Agricultural Fertilizer Tax Exempt

Reps. Ardnt & McKean / Sens. Sonnenberg & Garcia

Concerning the sales and use tax treatment of certain wholesale sales related to the production of agricultural products.


Child Support Commission Recommendations

Rep. Singer & Sen. Crowder

Concerning legislative recommendations of the Colorado child support commission, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.


Consumer Protection Act

Rep. Weissman / Sens. Foote & Gonzales

Concerning the creation of additional protections in the Colorado consumer code, and, in connection therewith, enabling enforcement of the "Colorado Consumer Protection Act" for reckless acts.


Occasional Sales By Charitable Organizations

Reps. Herod & Van Winkle / Sens. Todd & Lundeen

Concerning an exemption from state sales tax for occasional sales by charitable organizations.


State Tax System Working Group

Sens. Tate & Bridges / Reps. Singer & Baisley

Concerning a requirement that the director of research of the legislative council convene a working group to conduct an analysis of the state tax system used by the department of revenue, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.


Regulation Of Electric Scooters

Reps. Coleman & Valdez / Sens. Bridges & Pettersen

Concerning the regulation of electric scooters.


Substance Use Disorders Recovery

Reps. Kennedy & Singer / Sens. Priola & Pettersen

Concerning supports for persons recovering from substance use disorders, and, in connection therewith, expanding a program in the department of local affairs that provides vouchers for housing assistance to certain individuals, creating standards for recovery residences for purposes of referrals and title protection, creating the opioid crisis recovery funds advisory committee, creating the recovery residence certification grant program, and making an appropriation.


Substance Use Disorder Treatment In Criminal Justice System

Sens. Priola & Pettersen / Reps. Kennedy & Singer

Concerning treatment of individuals with substance use disorders who come into contact with the criminal justice system, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.


Harm Reduction Substance Use Disorders

Sens. Pettersen & Gonzales / Reps. Kennedy & Herod

Concerning the identification of certain individuals with a substance use disorder; and making an appropriation.


Substance Use Disorders Prevention Measures

Sens. Winter & Moreno / Reps. Buentello & Singer

Concerning the safe use, storage, and disposal of antagonist drugs; and making an appropriation.


Sunset Continue Licensing Of Controlled Substances

Sen. Pettersen / Rep. Gonzales - Gutierrez

Concerning the continuation of the "Colorado Licensing of Controlled Substances Act", and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations contained in the 2018 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies.


Child Patient More Than One Primary Caregiver

Rep. Gray / Sen. Gonzales

Concerning allowing each parental guardian to serve as a minor medical marijuana patient's primary caregiver, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.


Public Fund Investments

Rep. Gray / Sen. Lee

Concerning the financial risk profiles of legal investments of public funds.


Vehicle Identification Number Inspection Fee

Reps. Gray & Landgraf / Sens. Cooke & Pettersen

Concerning vehicle identification number inspections performed by a peace officer certified to perform the inspection.


Mobile Home Park Act Oversight

Reps. Hooton & McCluskie / Sens. Fenberg & Lee

Concerning the regulation of mobile home parks, and, in connection therewith, granting counties the power to enact ordinances for mobile home parks, extending the time to move or sell a mobile home after eviction proceedings, creating the "Mobile Home Park Act Dispute Resolution and Enforcement Program", and making an appropriation.


Medical Marijuana Condition Opiates Prescribed For

Sens. Marble & Ginal / Reps. Hooton & Ransom

Concerning the conditions for medical marijuana use for disabling medical conditions, and, in connection therewith, adding a condition for which a physician could prescribe an opioid to the list of disabling medical conditions for medical marijuana use.



Behavioral Health Supports for High Risk Families


Reps. Herod & Pelton / Sen. Garcia

Concerning behavioral health supports for high-risk families, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.


*Click here to see the full signing statement for HB19-1240.