2020 Legislative Session: Passed Bills
Permits veteran’s remains recovery organizations to determine whether any unclaimed cremated remains are of United States military veterans who are eligible for interment in a national cemetery or state veterans' cemetery.
Reorganizes the Dental Practice Act, which includes the laws governing the practice of dentistry, dental hygiene, and other procedures, tasks, and activities related to those practices.
Continues the state board of chiropractic examiners and implements changes recommended by the Department of Regulatory Agencies.
Provides a one-time $500 payment to Colorado families receiving TANF, allowing those who are experiencing extreme poverty to receive additional money as soon as possible to meet their basic needs.
SB20-096 Remote Notaries Protect Privacy
Authorizes public notaries to provide services virtually. An Executive Order implemented by Governor Polis due to COVID-19 introduced this practice, and this bill allows consumers to access a remote notary option on a permanent basis.
Updates the Colorado Employment Security Act, including eliminating a requirement that survivors of domestic violence provide written documentation of abuse in order to access unemployment.
SB20-208 Extending Expiring Tax Check-offs
Extends several tax checkoff voluntary contribution programs, preserving funding for crucial services for our state.
2019 Legislative Session: Passed Bills
HB19-1288 Foster Youth Sibling Bill Of Rights
Concerning increasing protections to ensure foster youth siblings maintain sibling relationships by providing foster youth siblings with certain rights, and, in connection therewith, establishing the foster youth sibling bill of rights.
HB19-1086 Plumbing Inspections Ensure Compliance
Concerning the conduct of plumbing inspections to ensure compliance with the plumbing law.
Concerning dental services for pregnant women covered under the children's basic health plan, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Concerning home care agencies, and, in connection therewith, requiring certain agencies to expend a minimum percentage of their reimbursements from the "Colorado Medical Assistance Act" as wages for employees who provide direct care, requiring the department of health care policy and financing to enforce training requirements and request an increase to the reimbursement rate for certain services provided under the "Colorado Medical Assistance Act", and making an appropriation.
SB19-205 Honor Service Of Women Veterans
Concerning the creation of a license plate to honor women veterans of the United States armed forces, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Concerning the modification of procurement requirements for state contracts for public projects.
Concerning the creation of a family and medical leave insurance program, and, in connection therewith, creating an implementation plan for a family and medical leave insurance program and making an appropriation.
Concerning the creation of a Colorado professional fire fighters license plate, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Concerning the continuation of the public safety communications subcommittee, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations contained in the 2018 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies.