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» THIRD READING OF BILLS - FINAL PASSAGE

Time: no specified time
Room: House Chamber
Chamber: House

Bills coming up:

Description

HB17-1237 by Representative(s) Hamner; also Senator(s) 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.)
HB17-1289 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.
SB17-256 by Senator(s) Lambert, Lundberg, Moreno; also
Representative(s) Hamner, Young, Rankin--Concerning
hospital reimbursement rates for the 2017-18 state fiscal
year.
SB17-262 by Senator(s) Lambert, Lundberg, Moreno; also
Representative(s) Hamner, Young, Rankin--Concerning
the transfer of money from the general fund to cash funds
that are used for the state's infrastructure.
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.
(Amended as printed in House Journal, April 20, 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.
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.
(Amended as printed in House Journal, April 20, 2017.)

» GENERAL ORDERS - SECOND READING OF BILLS

Time: no specified time
Room: House Chamber
Chamber: House

Bills coming up:

Description

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.
HB17-1310 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.)
HB17-1300 by
Representative(s) Benavidez--Concerning a requirement that contractors for public projects over five
hundred thousand dollars that are not funded using federal
moneys use apprentices for the parts of the project that are
performed by workers in an apprenticeable occupation.
HB17-1291 by Representative(s) Arndt and Becker J.--Concerning
the ability to store water at an alternate place of storage if
the historical consumptive use of the water right has
already been quantified in a previous change of the water
right.
(Amendment recommended by Agriculture, Livestock, and Natural
Resources Report, dated April 17, 2017, and placed in member's bill file;
Report also printed in House Journal, April 18, 2017.)
SB17-215 by Senator(s) Priola; also Representative(s) Gray--
Concerning the continuation under the sunset law of the
division of real estate, and, in connection therewith,
implementing the recommendations contained in the sunset
report prepared by the department of regulatory agencies.
(Amendment recommended by Business Affairs and Labor Report, dated
April 18, 2017, and placed in member's bill file; Report also printed in
House Journal, April 19, 2017.)
SB17-218 by Senator(s) Kerr and Tate; also Representative(s)
Kennedy--Concerning the continuation of the regulation
of landscape architects by the division of professions and
occupations in the department of regulatory agencies.
SB17-244 by Senator(s) Priola; also Representative(s) Gray--
Concerning retail food establishment license fees.
(Amendment recommended by Business Affairs and Labor Report, dated
April 18, 2017, and placed in member's bill file; Report also printed in
House Journal, April 19, 2017.)
SB17-268 by Senator(s) Smallwood and Kerr, Jahn, Neville T.,
Priola, Williams A.; also Representative(s) Ransom and
Ginal
, Landgraf, Liston, McKean--Concerning an increase
in the number of pharmacy technicians a pharmacist may
supervise.
HB17-1252 by Representative(s) Ginal; also Senator(s) Hill--
Concerning the collection of court costs from persons who
are convicted of criminal offenses.
HB17-1268 by Representative(s) Herod, Covarrubias, Benavidez, Lee,
Weissman, Foote, Melton, Salazar; also Senator(s) Coram-
-Concerning changing the maximum jail sentence for
certain crimes from one year to three hundred sixty-four
days.
HB17-1330 by Representative(s) Lee and Wist, Pabon; also Senator(s)
Fields and Cooke, Gardner, Kagan, Lundberg, Marble,
Todd, Williams A., Zenzinger--Concerning disallowing the
use of certain convictions for the purpose of adjudicating
a person an habitual criminal.
(Amendment recommended by Judiciary Report, dated April 18, 2017,
and placed in member's bill file; Report also printed in House Journal,
April 19, 2017.)
HB17-1320 by Representative(s) Michaelson Jenet; also Senator(s)
Coram and Fenberg--Concerning lowering the age of
consent for minors seeking outpatient psychotherapy.
(Amendment recommended by Public Health Care and Human Services
Report, dated April 18, 2017, and placed in member's bill file; Report also
printed in House Journal, April 19, 2017.)

» CONSIDERATION OF CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT(S)

Time: no specified time
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: no specified time
Room: House Chamber
Chamber: House

Bills coming up:

Description

HJR17-1023 by Representative(s) Foote; also Senator(s) Jones--Concerning the designation of a portion of Highway 66 as
the "Trooper Taylor Thyfault Memorial Highway".
HJR17-1025 by Representative(s) Williams D. and Salazar, Coleman,
Covarrubias, Humphrey, Lebsock, Neville P.; also
Senator(s) Hill and Moreno--Concerning the request that
Governor Hickenlooper exercise his authority to grant
clemency to Rene Lima-Marin.
HJR17-1026 by Representative(s) Wist and Lee--Concerning
designating April 2017 as "Second Chance Month".
HJR17-1029 by Representative(s) Becker K., Hansen, Winter; also
Senator(s) Sonnenberg, Priola, Moreno--Concerning the
designation of Interstate Highway 76 as the "Colorado
Pollinator Highway".
HR17-1008 by Representative(s) Herod and Wist--Concerning
recognizing the importance of Colorado libraries.
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: no specified time
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.)
HB17-1253 by Representative(s) Danielson; also Senator(s) Crowder--
Concerning the "Protection of Vulnerable Adults from
Financial Exploitation Act".
(Adopted by House as printed in House Journal, April 4, 2017.)
(Amended as printed in Senate Journal; April 20, 2017.)

» CONSIDERATION OF ADHERENCE

Time: no specified time
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.)

» APPROPRIATIONS

Time: 8:15 AM
Room: Legislative Services Building Hearing Room A
Chamber: House

Bills coming up:

Description

HB17-1248 Arndt--CO Water Conservation Bd Construction
Fund Project
HB17-1260 Kennedy--Contribution Limits For County Offices
HB17-1305 Foote and Melton--Limits On Job Applicant
Criminal History Inquiries
SB17-027 Melton--Increase Penalty Texting While Driving
SB17-074 Esgar--Create Medication-assisted Treatment
Pilot Program
SB17-288 Becker K. and Young--Decouple GA
Compensation From Judges' Compensation
HB17-1292 Young--Child Welfare Provider Rates
HB17-1275 Winter--Increase Solid Waste Diversion
HB17-1337 Hamner--Liquor License Renewal Application
Fees
HB17-1340 Lundeen and Garnett--Legislative Interim
Committee On School Finance

» PUBLIC HEALTH CARE AND HUMAN SERVICES

Time: Upon Adjournment
Room: House Committee Room 0107
Chamber: House

Bills coming up:

Description

HB17-1139 Landgraf and Michaelson Jenet--Medicaid
Provider Compliance Billing Safety Rules
--For Action Only

» LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE FOR THE TREATMENT OF PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS IN THE CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEMS

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

Bills coming up:

    Description

    --General Overview of Advisory Task Force Recent Activities
    --Advisory Task Force Membership Update and Discussion of
    Vacancies
    --Status Update on Restoration/Competency Work Group
    Activities
    --Status Update on Data Subcommittee Activities
    --Status Update on Housing Work Group Activities
    --Status Update on Legislation
    --Update on Vacant Buildings Memo
    --Discussion of Future 2017 Legislative Oversight Committee
    Meeting Dates
    --Public Comment
    ____________________

    » THIRDREADING OF BILLS - FINAL PASSAGE - 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.
    (Amended in General Orders as printed in Senate Journal, April 20, 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.
    (Amended in General Orders as printed in Senate Journal, April 20, 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.

    » THIRDREADING OF BILLS - FINAL PASSAGE

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

    Bills coming up:

    Description

    SB17-138 by Senator(s) Tate; also Representative(s) Foote--Concerning the role of election watchers in
    connection with the conduct of elections.
    (Amended in General Orders as printed in Senate Journal, April 10, 2017.)
    (Laid Over from April 19, 2017.)
    HB17-1214 by Representative(s) Coleman; also Senator(s) Tate--Concerning efforts to encourage
    employee ownership of the state's existing small businesses.
    (Laid Over from April 20, 2017.)

    » GENERALORDERS - SECOND READING OF BILLS

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

    Bills coming up:

    Description

    HB17-1123 by Representative(s) Lebsock and Thurlow; also Senator(s) Marble--Concerning the ability
    of a local government to extend the hours during which alcohol beverages may be sold for
    consumption on a licensed premises.
    (Laid Over from April 13, 2017.)
    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 20, 2017.)

    » CONSIDERATIONOF RESOLUTIONS

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

    Bills coming up:

    Description

    HJR17-1018 by Representative(s) Willett; also Senator(s) Scott--Concerning the designation of a portion
    of state highway 340 as the "Tour of the Moon Byway".
    (Laid Over from April 17, 2017.)
    SJR17-036 by Senator(s) Zenzinger; also Representative(s) Buckner--Concerning designating April 2017
    as "Autism Awareness Month".
    (Laid Over from April 18, 2017.)

    » CONSIDERATIONOF HOUSE AMENDMENTS TO SENATE BILLS

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

    Bills coming up:

    Description

    SB17-259 by Senator(s) Lundberg; also Representative(s) Rankin--Concerning a transfer of money
    from the general fund to cash funds administered by state departments for the protection of
    the state's natural resources.
    (Amended as printed in House Journal, April 7, 2017.)
    (Laid Over from April 19, 2017.)
    SB17-254 by Senator(s) Lambert; also Representative(s) Hamner--Concerning the provision for
    payment of the expenses of the executive, legislative, and judicial departments of the state of
    Colorado, and of its agencies and institutions, for and during the fiscal year beginning July 1,
    2017, except as otherwise noted.
    (Amended as printed in House Journal, April 7, 2017.)
    (Laid Over from April 19, 2017.)
    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 20, 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.)
    (Laid Over from April 20, 2017.)
    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 19, 2017.)

    » CONSIDERATIONOF GOVERNOR'S APPOINTMENTS - CONSENT CALENDAR

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

    Bills coming up:

      Description

      MEMBER OF THE
      COLORADO LOTTERY COMMISSION
      for a term expiring July 1, 2019:
      Kevin Scott Knierim of Englewood, Colorado, to serve as a representative of law
      enforcement and as a Republican, and occasioned by the resignation of James Howard
      Davis of Westminster, Colorado, appointed.
      MEMBER OF THE
      PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT BENEFIT PLANS
      for a term expiring July 10, 2020:
      Roger P. Johnson, CPA of Denver, Colorado, to serve as a representative with experience and
      competence in investment, management, finance, banking, economics, accounting, pension
      administration, or actuarial analysis, and as an Republican, and occasioned by the resignation of
      Benjamin H. Valore-Caplan of Denver, Colorado, appointed.
      (Finance recommends the above bills be appointed.)

      » LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE FOR THE TREATMENT OF PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS IN THE CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEMS

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

      Bills coming up:

        Description

        General Overview of Advisory Task Force Recent Activities
        Advisory Task Force Membership Update and Discussion of Vacancies
        Status Update on Restoration/Competency Work Group Activities
        Status Update on Data Subcommittee Activities
        Status Update on Housing Work Group Activities
        Status Update on Legislation
        Update on Vacant Buildings Memo
        Discussion of Future 2017 Legislative Oversight Committee Meeting Dates
        Public Comment

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