Gov. Polis Takes Action in Response to COVID-19

Thursday, April 23, 2020

DENVER - Gov. Polis today extended two Executive Orders as part of Colorado’s response to COVID-19. 

The Governor extended an Executive Order authorizing certain State agencies to promulgate and issue emergency rules extending the expiration date for certain licenses and other documents to limit in-person renewals and enable state agencies to better respond to COVID-19. This includes state park passes and licenses for health care facilities, Medicaid and CHIP providers, commercial drivers, and more. Read the full Executive Order here

In addition, the Governor amended and extended an Executive Order that suspends certain statutes concerning criminal justice to provide the Colorado Department of Corrections with discretion to combat the spread of COVID-19 in State prisons. Read the full Executive Order here