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» THIRD READING OF BILLS - FINAL PASSAGE

Time: 9:00 PM
Room: House Chamber
Chamber: House

Bills coming up:

Description

SB17-184 by Senator(s) Gardner; also Representative(s) Pabon--
Concerning measures to define lawful consumption of
marijuana.
(Amended as printed in House Journal, April 13, 2017.)
(Laid Over from April 18, 2017.)
HB17-1237 by Representative(s) Hamner; also Senator(s) Crowder
and Coram--Concerning the state personnel director's
authority to allow a local government to provide health
benefits to its employees through the state employee group
benefit plans.
HB17-1286 by Representative(s) Esgar, Covarrubias, Buckner, Ginal,
Jackson, Kennedy, Lontine; also Senator(s) Crowder--
Concerning contract requirements for health insurance
carriers that offer health benefits to state employees.
HB17-1318 by Representative(s) Ginal, Jackson, Becker K., Buckner,
Esgar, Hooton, Kennedy, Lontine; also Senator(s) Coram
and Kefalas--Concerning an annual report on
pharmaceutical costs.
(Amended as printed in House Journal, April 19, 2017.)
HB17-1132 by Representative(s) Lundeen; also Senator(s) Gardner--
Concerning judicial disqualification in civil actions.
(Amended as printed in House Journal, April 19, 2017.)
HB17-1316 by Representative(s) Lontine; also Senator(s) Marble--
Concerning delaying the implementation of House Bill 16-
1309.
(Amended as printed in House Journal, April 19, 2017.)
SB17-225 by Senator(s) Cooke, Gardner, Guzman, Holbert, Kagan;
also Representative(s) Willett, Foote, Herod, Lee, Wist--
Concerning the nonsubstantive relocation of laws related
to farm products from title 12 of the Colorado Revised
Statutes as part of the organizational recodification of title
12.

» GENERAL ORDERS - SECOND READING OF BILLS

Time: 9:00 AM
Room: House Chamber
Chamber: House

Bills coming up:

Description

SB17-017 by Senator(s) Aguilar; also Representative(s) Singer--
Concerning adding stress disorders to the list of
debilitating medical conditions for the purposes of the use
of medical marijuana.
(Amendment recommended by State, Veterans, and Military Affairs
Report, dated March 8, 2017, and placed in member's bill file; Report also
printed in House Journal, March 9, 2017.)
(Laid Over from March 24, 2017.)
HB17-1289 by Representative(s) Valdez and Hansen; also Senator(s)
Coram and Crowder--Concerning a requirement that the
state engineer promulgate rules that establish an optional
streamlined approach to calculate the historical
consumptive use of a water right.
SB17-117 by Senator(s) Coram, Cooke; also Representative(s) Catlin
and Valdez
--Concerning confirmation that industrial hemp
is a recognized agricultural product for which a person
with a water right decreed for agricultural use may use the
water subject to the water right for industrial hemp
cultivation.
HB17-1301 by Representative(s) Michaelson Jenet, Exum; also
Senator(s) Holbert and Fields--Concerning protecting a
student's access to school records necessary for enrollment
in another educational institution despite outstanding
payments due to the school.
(Amendment recommended by Education Report, dated April 17, 2017,
and placed in member's bill file; Report also printed in House Journal,
April 18, 2017.)
HB17-1310 by Representative(s) Kennedy and Jackson; also
Senator(s) Fenberg--Concerning an application screening
fee that a residential landlord charges a prospective tenant.
(Amendment recommended by Finance Report, dated April 17, 2017, and
placed in member's bill file; Report also printed in House Journal, April
18, 2017.)
HB17-1328 by Representative(s) Hooton and Hansen, Arndt, Becker
K., Coleman, Danielson, Exum, Herod, Jackson, Kennedy,
Lontine, Melton, Michaelson Jenet, Pettersen, Rosenthal,
Salazar, Singer, Winter; also Senator(s) Jones and Kerr,
Aguilar, Court, Donovan, Fenberg, Fields, Guzman,
Kagan, Kefalas, Merrifield, Moreno, Todd, Williams A.--
Concerning a requirement that candidates for certain
federal executive offices file income tax returns with the
secretary of state.

» CONSIDERATION OF CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT(S)

Time: 9:00 AM
Room: House Chamber
Chamber: House

Bills coming up:

Description

HB17-1035 by Representative(s) Jackson; also Senator(s) Cooke--
Concerning allowing certain crime victims to break their
rental agreements under certain circumstances.
(Conference Committee Report printed in House Journal April 19.)

» CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION(S)

Time: 9:00 AM
Room: House Chamber
Chamber: House

Bills coming up:

Description

SJR17-013 by Senator(s) Coram; also Representative(s) Catlin--
Concerning the encouragement of stakeholder input with
subsequent legislative review prior to the implementation
of additional nutrient discharge controls.
SJR17-035 by Senator(s) Donovan, Garcia, Hill, Kerr, Zenzinger; also
Representative(s) Weissman--Concerning recognizing the
importance of conquering scientific challenges from
medicine to space and beyond.
SJR17-027 by Senator(s) Guzman and Tate; also Representative(s)
Duran and Beckman--Concerning recognition of the need
to expand access to effective treatment for stroke patients.

» CONSIDERATION OF SENATE AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILLS(RESOLUTIONS)

Time: 9:00 AM
Room: House Chamber
Chamber: House

Bills coming up:

Description

HB17-1155 by Representative(s) Thurlow; also Senator(s) Gardner--
Concerning the ability to cure campaign finance reporting
deficiencies without penalty.
(Adopted by House as printed in House Journal, March 24, 2017.)
(Amended as printed in Senate Journal; April 17, 2017.)
HB17-1201 by Representative(s) Coleman, Lundeen; also Senator(s)
Zenzinger and Priola, Todd--Concerning authorization for
granting a high school diploma endorsement in the
combined disciplines of science, technology, engineering,
and mathematics.
(Adopted by House as printed in House Journal, March 21, 2017.)
(Amended as printed in Senate Journal; April 17, 2017.)
HB17-1003 by Representative(s) McLachlan; also Senator(s) Coram--
Concerning a strategic action plan to address teacher
shortages in Colorado.
(Adopted by House as printed in House Journal, March 27, 2017.)
(Amended as printed in Senate Journal; April 19, 2017.)
HB17-1072 by Representative(s) Landgraf and Lawrence, Buck,
Carver, Thurlow; also Senator(s) Cooke--Concerning
human trafficking for sexual servitude.
(Adopted by House as printed in House Journal, March 28, 2017.)
(Amended as printed in Senate Journal; April 19, 2017.)
HB17-1160 by Representative(s) Hamner and Wilson; also Senator(s)
Priola and Fields--Concerning authorizing a local
education provider to determine the language in which a
student who is an English language learner takes reading
assessments in kindergarten through third grade.
(Adopted by House as printed in House Journal, March 3, 2017.)
(Amended as printed in Senate Journal; April 19, 2017.)

» CONSIDERATION OF ADHERENCE

Time: 9:00 AM
Room: House Chamber
Chamber: House

Bills coming up:

Description

SB17-106 by Senator(s) Aguilar and Coram, Kefalas; also
Representative(s) 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.
(House Adopted First Conference Committee Report, April 13.)
(Senate Adhered to Their Position, April 19.)

» STATE, VETERANS, AND MILITARY AFFAIRS

Time: Upon Adjournment
Room: Legislative Services Building Hearing Room A
Chamber: House

Bills coming up:

Description

SB17-217 Michaelson Jenet--Sunset Board Of Veterans
Community Living Centers
SB17-219 Lontine--Sunset Local Bds Vets Community
Living Centers
HCR17-1001
Lundeen--Modify Operations Of The
General Assembly
HR17-1007 McKean--Rule Change Limiting Use Of Names In
Leg Measures
SB17-156 Wist and Saine--HOA Construction Defect
Lawsuit Approval Timelines
HB17-1259 Weissman--Independent Expenditure Committees
and Candidates
(For Action Only)

» HOUSE TRANSPORTATION AND ENERGY

Time: Upon Adjournment
Room: House Committee Room 0112
Chamber: House

Bills coming up:

Description

SB17-243 Jackson--Cont Motorcycle Operator Safety
Training Program

» BUSINESS AFFAIRS AND LABOR

Time: 1:30 PM
Room: Legislative Services Building Hearing Room A
Chamber: House

Bills coming up:

Description

HB17-1317 Esgar and Hansen--State Historical Society Auth
To Sell Property
SB17-239 Singer and Thurlow--Nonmonetary Adjustments
For IT Capital Projects
SB17-222 Willett--Relocate Title 12 Fireworks
HB17-1334 Melton--Registration Process Servers
HB17-1335 Melton--Liquor Licensee Wine Sales

» HEALTH, INSURANCE, AND ENVIRONMENT

Time: 1:30 PM
Room: House Committee Room 0107
Chamber: House

Bills coming up:

Description

SB17-121 Danielson and Landgraf--Improve Medicaid
Client Correspondence
SB17-091 Ginal--Allow Medicaid Home Health Services In
Community
SB17-202 Esgar--Species Conservation Trust Fund Projects

» JUDICIARY

Time: 1:30 PM
Room: House Committee Room 0112
Chamber: House

Bills coming up:

Description

HB17-1064 Willett--Misuse Of Electronic Images By A
Juvenile
--For Action Only
HB17-1302 Lee--Juvenile Sexting Crime
--For Action Only
HB17-1322 Esgar and Landgraf--Domestic Violence Reports
By Medical Profls
HB17-1313 Herod and Humphrey--Civil Forfeiture Reform
HB17-1326 Lee--Justice Reinvestment Crime Prevention
Initiative
HB17-1329 Lee and Landgraf--Reform Division Of Youth
Corrections
HB17-1331 Lebsock--Protect Colorado Constitutional Rights
HB17-1303 Wist and Lee--Judicial Performance Evaluation
System and Commns
--For Action Only
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» THIRDREADING OF BILLS - FINAL PASSAGE - CONSENT CALENDAR

Time: 9:00 AM
Room: Senate Chamber
Chamber: Senate

Bills coming up:

Description

HB17-1253 by Representative(s) Danielson; also Senator(s) Crowder--Concerning the "Protection of
Vulnerable Adults from Financial Exploitation Act".
(Amended in General Orders as printed in Senate Journal, April 19, 2017.)
HB17-1267 by Representative(s) Arndt; also Senator(s) Moreno--Concerning the scheduled repeal of
reports by educational agencies to the general assembly.
HB17-1217 by Representative(s) Winter and Saine; also Senator(s) Donovan and Smallwood--
Concerning the governance structure of the state historical society.

» THIRDREADING OF BILLS - FINAL PASSAGE

Time: 9:00 AM
Room: Senate Chamber
Chamber: Senate

Bills coming up:

Description

SB17-082 by Senator(s) Lambert; also Representative(s) Lundeen--Concerning the regulation of
methadone treatment facilities.
(Amended in General Orders as printed in Senate Journal, April 18, 2017.)
(Laid Over from April 19, 2017.)
HB17-1269 by Representative(s) Danielson and Nordberg; also Senator(s) Martinez Humenik and
Donovan
--Concerning the repeal of the prohibition of an action against an employee for
sharing wage information.
SB17-276 by Senator(s) Neville T.; also Representative(s) Neville P.--Concerning methods to alleviate
the fiscal impact of state regulations on small businesses, and, in connection therewith,
enacting the "Regulatory Relief Act of 2017".
HB17-1214 by Representative(s) Coleman; also Senator(s) Tate--Concerning efforts to encourage
employee ownership of the state's existing small businesses.
SB17-216 by Senator(s) Gardner; also Representative(s) Becker K. and Lontine--Concerning
continuation of the regulation of collection agencies under the "Colorado Fair Debt Collection
Practices Act", and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations of the 2016
sunset report of the department of regulatory agencies.
(Amended in General Orders as printed in Senate Journal, April 19, 2017.)
SB17-269 by Senator(s) Marble and Aguilar; also Representative(s) Winter and McKean--Concerning
the exclusion of specified nonalcohol products from the calculation of the maximum amount
of a retail liquor store's annual gross sales revenue that may be derived from the sale of
nonalcohol products.
(Amended in General Orders as printed in Senate Journal, April 19, 2017.)

» GENERALORDERS - SECOND READING OF BILLS - CONSENT CALENDAR

Time: 9:00 AM
Room: Senate Chamber
Chamber: Senate

Bills coming up:

Description

HB17-1263 by Representative(s) McKean and Hansen; also Senator(s) Gardner--Concerning an
authorization for the commissioner of insurance to issue a license that allows a limited lines
producer to sell limited lines self-storage insurance.
(Business, Labor, and Technology recommends the bill be amended as printed in Senate
Journal, April 18, 2017.)
SB17-274 by Senator(s) Holbert; also Representative(s) Garnett--Concerning an authorization for
nonadmitted insurers to offer disability insurance as a type of surplus lines insurance.
HB17-1045 by Representative(s) Young; also Senator(s) Lambert--Concerning the home care allowance
grant program, and, in connection therewith, making and reducing appropriations.
(Health and Human Services recommends the bill be amended as printed in Senate Journal,
April 13, 2017.)
HB17-1088 by Representative(s) Neville P.; also Senator(s) Neville T.--Concerning signature verification
for candidate petitions filed with the secretary of state.

» GENERALORDERS - SECOND READING OF BILLS

Time: 9:00 AM
Room: Senate Chamber
Chamber: Senate

Bills coming up:

Description

SB17-107 by Senator(s) Merrifield; also Representative(s) McLachlan--Concerning measures to reward
public education entities that provide student access to arts education programs.
(Appropriations recommends the bill be amended as printed in Senate Journal, April 11,
2017.)
(Laid Over from April 19, 2017.)

» CONSIDERATIONOF RESOLUTIONS

Time: 9:00 AM
Room: Senate Chamber
Chamber: Senate

Bills coming up:

Description

SJR17-038 by Senator(s) Tate; also Senator(s) Carver and Ginal--Concerning the designation of May
2017 as "Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month".
(Laid Over from April 19, 2017.)
SJR17-039 by Senator(s) Kerr and Crowder; also Senator(s) Lebsock and Carver--Concerning the
recognition and remembrance of military veterans in Colorado who served in the Vietnam
War and to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.
(Laid Over from April 19, 2017.)
SJR17-040 by Senator(s) Martinez Humenik and Williams A.; also Senator(s) Michaelson Jenet and
Sias
--Concerning the designation of October 13, 2017, as "Metastatic Breast Cancer
Awareness Day".
(Laid Over from April 19, 2017.)

» CONSIDERATIONOF HOUSE AMENDMENTS TO SENATE BILLS

Time: 9:00 AM
Room: Senate Chamber
Chamber: Senate

Bills coming up:

Description

SB17-203 by Senator(s) Todd; also Representative(s) Covarrubias and Kennedy--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.
(Amended as printed in House Journal, April 17, 2017.)
(Laid Over from April 19, 2017.)
SB17-105 by Senator(s) Garcia; also Representative(s) Becker K. and Esgar--Concerning consumers'
right to know their electric utility charges by requiring investor-owned electric utilities to
provide their customers with a comprehensive breakdown of cost on their monthly bills.
(Amended as printed in House Journal, April 18, 2017.)

» CONSIDERATIONOF CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORTS

Time: 9:00 AM
Room: Senate Chamber
Chamber: Senate

Bills coming up:

Description

SB17-258 by Senator(s) Lundberg; also Representative(s) Rankin--Concerning the use of open
educational resources in public institutions of higher education, and, in connection therewith,
making an appropriation.
SB17-264 by Senator(s) Moreno; also Representative(s) Young--Concerning funding sources related to
services for behavioral or mental health disorders.

» SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE

Time: 8:40 AM
Room: Senate Committee Room 357
Chamber: Senate

Bills coming up:

Description

HB17-1057 by Representative(s) Winter and Liston; also Senator(s) Kerr and Gardner--Interstate Physical
Therapy Licensure Compact
HB17-1165 by Representative(s) Lebsock; also Senator(s) Aguilar--DORA Boards Disciplinary Action
Resolution Process
SB17-253 by Senator(s) Marble and Guzman; also Representative(s) Garnett and McKean--Alcohol
Manufacturer Customer Sales
SB17-267 by Senator(s) Sonnenberg and Guzman; also Representative(s) Becker K. and Becker J.--
Sustainability Of Rural Colorado
SB17-273 by Senator(s) Hill and Williams A.; also Representative(s) (None)--Manufacturer's List Price
For Tobacco Products Tax
SB17-287 by Senator(s) Priola; also Representative(s) Garnett--Income Tax Credit For Donation To
Endowment Fund

» SELECT COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Time: Upon Adjournment
Room: No Room Specified
Chamber: Senate

Bills coming up:

    Description


    Fossil Fuels and the Role They Play in an Energized World
    Tracee Bently, Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director
    John Harpole, President of Mercator Energy LLC

    » SENATE AGRICULTURE, NATURAL RESOURCES, AND ENERGY COMMITTEE

    Time: 1:30 PM
    Room: Senate Committee Room 357
    Chamber: Senate

    Bills coming up:

    Description

    MEMBERS OF THE
    COAL MINE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
    for a term expiring July 1, 2019:
    Richard Clair Chermak of Hotchkiss, Colorado, to serve as a coal miner of known experience
    and practice in underground coal mining residing in the State of Colorado, and actively engaged
    in the coal mining industry during the term of office, reappointed
    for a term expiring July 1, 2020:
    John Carral Poulos, P.E. of Paonia, Colorado, to serve as a Colorado mine owner, operator,
    manager, or other mine official actively engaged in the underground coal mining industry during
    the term of office, reappointed
    MEMBER OF THE
    STATE BOARD OF LAND COMMISSIONERS
    for a term expiring June 30, 2017:
    John Michael Shaw of Denver, Colorado, to serve as a citizen at-large and an Unaffiliated, and
    occasioned by the resignation of Buck Blessing of Denver, Colorado, appointed
    SB17-271 by Senator(s) Cooke; also Representative(s) Pabon--Investor-owned Utility Cost Recovery
    Transparency
    FOR ACTION ONLY
    SB17-282 by Senator(s) Sonnenberg; also Representative(s) McKean and Esgar--Dedicate Reservoir
    Release Environmental Purposes
    HB17-1190 by Representative(s) Becker K.; also Senator(s) Sonnenberg--Limited Applicability Of St.
    Jude's Co. Water Case
    HB17-1227 by Representative(s) Winter and Lawrence; also Senator(s) Priola and Fenberg--Electric
    Demand-side Management Program Extension
    HB17-1257 by Representative(s) Arndt; also Senator(s) Tate--Reporting Reqmnts By DNR To GA
    SB17-275 by Senator(s) Baumgardner and Jahn; also Representative(s) (None)--Marijuana Pesticides
    Test Medical Effectiveness
    SJR17-033 by Senator(s) Kerr; also Representative(s) Benavidez--Earth Day
    SJR17-034 by Senator(s) Aguilar; also Representative(s) Lontine--Support Affordable Care Act
    SJM17-005 by Senator(s) Jones; also Representative(s) Foote--Reduce Energy Subsidies

    » SENATE EDUCATION COMMITTEE

    Time: 1:30 PM
    Room: Senate Committee Room 352
    Chamber: Senate

    Bills coming up:

    Description

    MEMBERS OF THE
    CHARTER SCHOOL INSTITUTE BOARD
    for a term expiring July 1, 2018:
    Antonio Patrick Pares of Denver, Colorado, to serve as a member with experience as a charter
    school board member or founder of a charter school, experience as a public school administrator
    with experience working with charter schools, other board or public service experience, and as a
    Democrat, and occasioned by the resignation of Kurtis Matthew Indorf of Denver, Colorado,
    appointed
    for terms expiring July 1, 2019:
    Thomas Brinegar of Lafayette, Colorado, to serve as a member with other board or public
    service experience and an Unaffiliated, appointed
    Yee-Ann Cho of Denver, Colorado, to serve as a member who has experience as a public school
    teacher and as a Democrat, appointed
    Presentation by Pikes Peak Community College
    HB17-1004 by Representative(s) Michaelson Jenet and Danielson; also Senator(s) Hill and Garcia--College
    Credit For Military Education and Training
    SB17-291 by Senator(s) Martinez Humenik; also Representative(s) Bridges--Sunset School Safety
    Resource Center Advisory Bd
    HB17-1211 by Representative(s) Coleman; also Senator(s) Priola--Educators Profl Development Discipline
    Strategies

    » SENATE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE

    Time: 1:30 PM
    Room: Senate Committee Room 354
    Chamber: Senate

    Bills coming up:

      Description

      MEMBERS OF THE SOLID AND
      HAZARDOUS WASTE COMMISSION
      for terms expiring August 1, 2019:
      Teresa Ann Coons, Ph.D. of Denver, Colorado, to serve as a member of the public and as a
      Democrat, appointed
      Elizabeth J. O’Connell, Ph.D. of Aspen, to serve as a representative of the academic community
      and as a Democrat, appointed
      Stephen Wendell Gillette of Berthoud, Colorado, to serve as a representative of local
      government, and as a Republican, appointed
      MEMBER OF THE
      STATE BOARD OF HUMAN SERVICES
      for a term expiring March 1, 2019:
      Julie Ann Holligan Westendorff of Durango, Colorado, to serve as a county commissioner and
      occasioned by the resignation of the Honorable David Allen Foy of Otis, Colorado, appointed
      MEMBERS OF THE
      HOSPITAL PROVIDER FEE OVERSIGHT AND ADVISORY BOARD
      for a term expiring May 15, 2017:
      Shepard J. Nevel of Denver, Colorado, a consumer of health care who is not a representative or
      an employee of a hospital, health insurance carrier, or other health care industry entity, and
      occasioned by the resignation of Mirna Ramirez-Castro of Thornton, Colorado, appointed
      for a term expiring May 15, 2019:
      Peggy Jordan Burnette of Denver, Colorado, an employee of a hospital in Colorado, reappointed
      MEMBER OF THE
      COLORADO CHILDREN’S TRUST FUND BOARD
      for a term expiring November 7, 2019:
      Jennifer N. Kelloff, M.D. of Arvada, Colorado, to serve as a member with knowledge of child
      abuse prevention, reappointed
      MEMBER OF THE
      COLORADO HEALTH FACILITIES AUTHORITY
      BOARD OF DIRECTORS
      for a term expiring June 30, 2020:
      Kathryn S. Kanda of Denver, Colorado, a Democrat, reappointed

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