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Bill No. Title House SponsorsSenate SponsorsCCW SummaryStatusCommentPositionHearing DateHearing TimeHearing Room
HB19-1001 Hospital Transparency Measures To Analyze Efficacy C. Kennedy (D)D. Moreno (D)
B. Rankin (R)

Concerning hospital transparency measures required to analyze the efficacy of hospital delivery system reform incentive payments.

Governor Signed: 03/28/2019b
HB19-1004 Proposal For Affordable Health Coverage Option M. Catlin (R)
D. Roberts (D)
K. Donovan (D)

Concerning a proposal for implementing a competitive state option for more affordable health care coverage in Colorado, and, in connection therewith, requesting authorization to use existing federal money for the proposed state option and taking other actions toward the implementation of the state option.

Governor Signed: 05/17/2019b
HB19-1010 Freestanding Emergency Departments Licensure L. Landgraf (R)
K. Mullica (D)
B. Pettersen (D)
R. Gardner (R)

Concerning the licensing of freestanding emergency departments.

Governor Signed: 05/29/2019c
HB19-1017 Kindergarten Through Fifth Grade Social And Emotional Health Act D. Michaelson Jenet (D)R. Fields (D)

Concerning increasing access to school social workers in public elementary schools.

Governor Signed: 05/10/2019b
HB19-1025 Limits On Job Applicant Criminal History Inquiries J. Melton (D)
L. Herod (D)
M. Foote (D)
R. Rodriguez (D)

Concerning the timing of an inquiry into a job applicant's criminal history.

Governor Signed: 05/28/2019a
HB19-1028 Medical Marijuana Condition Autism K. Ransom (R)
E. Hooton (D)
D. Coram (R)
S. Fenberg (D)

Concerning the conditions for medical marijuana use for disabling medical conditions, and, in connection therewith, adding autism spectrum disorders to the list of disabling medical conditions for medical marijuana use.

Governor Signed: 04/02/2019b
HB19-1031 Child Patient More Than One Primary Caregiver M. Gray (D)J. Gonzales (D)

Concerning allowing each parental guardian to serve as a minor medical marijuana patient's primary caregiver.

Governor Signed: 05/23/2019b
HB19-1032 Comprehensive Human Sexuality Education S. Lontine (D)
Y. Caraveo (D)
N. Todd (D)
D. Coram (R)

Concerning comprehensive human sexuality education, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

Governor Signed: 05/31/2019b
HB19-1044 Advance Behavioral Health Orders Treatment T. Kraft-Tharp (D)
L. Landgraf (R)
N. Todd (D)
D. Coram (R)

Concerning advance behavioral health orders determining the scope of treatment an adult wishes to receive under certain behavioral health circumstances.

Governor Signed: 03/28/2019c
HB19-1045 Office Of Public Guardianship Operation Conditions M. Snyder (D)
M. Soper (R)
J. Ginal (D)

Concerning funding for carrying out duties related to the office of public guardianship.

Governor Signed: 05/30/2019b
HB19-1046 Freedom To Vote Act S. Lontine (D)
D. Williams (R)

Concerning the waiver of fees that a delegate to a party assembly may be required to pay to participate in the party assembly.

House Third Reading Laid Over to 05/12/2019 - No Amendments: 04/01/2019a
HB19-1054 Disability Trust Requirements

Concerning requirements for valid disability trusts.

House Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely: 04/26/2019c
HB19-1061 Zero-based Budgeting Review Principal Departments R. Bockenfeld (R)

Concerning a regular review by the joint budget committee of each principal department's budget using a zero-based budgeting method.

House Committee on Appropriations Postpone Indefinitely: 02/22/2019c
HB19-1062 Grand Junction Regional Center Campus J. Rich (R)R. Scott (R)
R. Zenzinger (D)

Concerning the Grand Junction regional center campus.

Governor Signed: 03/07/2019b
HB19-1063 At-risk Information Sharing Between County Departments T. Kraft-Tharp (D)
C. Larson (R)
P. Lee (D)
R. Gardner (R)
Governor Signed: 03/21/2019b
HB19-1066 Counting Special Education In Graduation Rates B. Buentello (D)
C. Kipp (D)
M. Foote (D)

Clarifies that students enrolled in special education must be counted in school, district and state graduation rates when they graduate. 

Governor Signed: 03/07/2019b
HB19-1069 Sign Language Interpreters Title Certification D. Jackson (D)J. Danielson (D)

Concerning the certification of sign language interpreters for the purpose of title protection.

Governor Signed: 04/16/2019a
HB19-1077 Pharmacist Dispense Drug Without Prescription In Emergency D. Roberts (D)B. Pettersen (D)
J. Tate (R)

Concerning authorization for a pharmacist to dispense a chronic maintenance drug to a patient without a current prescription in limited circumstances.

Governor Signed: 03/21/2019b
HB19-1080 Benefits For First Responders With A Disability R. Bockenfeld (R)L. Garcia (D)
J. Cooke (R)

Concerning benefits for first responders with a disability.

Governor Signed: 05/20/2019b
HB19-1081 Respondent Rights Discrimination Complaints D. Williams (R)

Concerning the rights of a respondent against whom a discrimination complaint has been filed.

House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 01/29/2019f
HB19-1085 Grants For Property Tax Rent And Heat T. Exum Sr. (D)R. Zenzinger (D)

Concerning the property-related expense assistance grants for low-income seniors and individuals with disabilities.

Governor Signed: 05/20/2019a
HB19-1089 Exemption From Garnishment For Medical Debt A. Valdez (D)
K. Tipper (D)
D. Moreno (D)
B. Pettersen (D)

Concerning an exemption from garnishment for liens arising from judgments for medical debt.

House Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely: 02/04/2019b
HB19-1096 Colorado Right To Rest J. Melton (D)

Concerning the creation of the "Colorado Right to Rest Act".

House Committee on Transportation & Local Government Postpone Indefinitely: 02/26/2019a
HB19-1099 Eliminate Red Light Cameras S. Humphrey (R)
J. Melton (D)

Concerning the elimination of the use of automated vehicle identification systems for traffic law enforcement.

House Committee on Transportation & Local Government Postpone Indefinitely: 02/20/2019f
HB19-1104 Rights Of Persons Office Respondent Parents' Counsel K. Ransom (R)P. Lee (D)

Concerning the rights of persons represented by an attorney through the office of the respondent parents' counsel.

Governor Signed: 03/07/2019b
HB19-1106 Rental Application Fees S. Gonzales-Gutierrez (D)
B. Titone (D)
B. Pettersen (D)

Concerning the rental application process for prospective tenants.

Governor Signed: 04/25/2019a
HB19-1107 Employment Support Job Retention Services Program J. Coleman (D)K. Priola (R)
R. Fields (D)

Concerning the creation of the employment support and job retention services program within the division of employment and training in the department of labor and employment.

Governor Signed: 05/28/2019b
HB19-1111 Training Requirement For Colorado Civil Rights Commission M. Baisley (R)

Concerning a requirement that the members of the Colorado civil rights commission attend annual training regarding the state's obligation of neutrality when considering claims that involve certain rights under the first amendment of the United States constitution.

House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 01/29/2019c
HB19-1115 Assault On Detention Workers L. Liston (R)R. Fields (D)House Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely: 02/07/2019e
HB19-1117 Regulation Of Professions And Occupations Reform S. Sandridge (R)House Committee on Business Affairs & Labor Postpone Indefinitely: 02/13/2019e
HB19-1118 Time Period To Cure Lease Violation D. Jackson (D)
R. Galindo (D)
A. Williams (D)

Concerning the time allowed for a tenant to cure a lease violation that is not a substantial violation.

Governor Signed: 05/20/2019a
HB19-1120 Youth Mental Health Education And Suicide Prevention D. Michaelson Jenet (D)
D. Roberts (D)
D. Coram (R)
S. Fenberg (D)

Concerning multiple approaches to prevent youth suicide.

Governor Signed: 05/16/2019b
HB19-1131 Prescription Drug Cost Education S. Jaquez Lewis (D)F. Winter (D)

Concerning a requirement to share the wholesale acquisition cost of a drug when sharing information concerning the drug with another party.

Governor Signed: 05/16/2019c
HB19-1134 Identification And Interventions For Students With Dyslexia J. Buckner (D)
J. Wilson (R)
N. Todd (D)

Concerning researching effective methods for assisting early-grade students with dyslexia.

Governor Signed: 05/31/2019c
HB19-1135 Clarify Income Tax Credit For Retrofitting A Home M. Gray (D)N. Todd (D)
J. Tate (R)
F. Winter (D)

Concerning a clarification that the income tax credit for retrofitting a residence to increase a residence's accessibility is available for changes made to a residence that benefit a qualified individual's dependent.

Governor Signed: 04/12/2019a
HB19-1141 Preserve Senior And Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exemption S. Beckman (R)

Concerning the preservation of the property tax exemption for qualifying seniors and disabled veterans, and, in connection therewith, preserving the exemption of a senior who changes primary residences due to medical necessity and limiting the circumstances in which the amount of the exemption may be reduced.

House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 04/18/2019c
HB19-1143 Distribute Plastic Straws Only Upon Request S. Lontine (D)K. Priola (R)
R. Fields (D)

Concerning a requirement that a retail food establishment only provide a single-use plastic beverage straw to a customer upon request of the customer.

House Committee on Energy & Environment Postpone Indefinitely: 02/25/2019a
HB19-1145 Primary Residence Exempt Liens For Medical Debt K. Tipper (D)
S. Jaquez Lewis (D)

Concerning an exemption for a judgment debtor's primary residence from a lien arising from a judgment for medical debt.

House Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely: 03/11/2019b
HB19-1147 Revise Traumatic Brain Injury Program M. Snyder (D)P. Lee (D)
L. Crowder (R)

Concerning revisions to the traumatic brain injury program.

Governor Signed: 05/14/2019b
HB19-1151 Special Education Opportunity Scholarships T. Geitner (R)

Concerning scholarships for children with disabilities.

House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 02/14/2019c
HB19-1154 Patient Choice Of Pharmacy M. Catlin (R)
K. Mullica (D)
J. Danielson (D)
D. Coram (R)

Concerning the ability of a person eligible for prescription drug benefits to choose the pharmacy at which to fill a prescription drug order.

House Committee on Health & Insurance Postpone Indefinitely: 02/13/2019b
HB19-1155 Additions To Definition Of Sexual Contact T. Carver (R)
D. Michaelson Jenet (D)
M. Foote (D)
P. Lundeen (R)

Concerning adding certain conduct to the definition of sexual contact.

Governor Signed: 04/04/2019c
HB19-1156 Proof Of Citizenship To Register To Vote P. Neville (R)

Concerning a requirement to provide proof of citizenship to vote.

House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 02/12/2019f
HB19-1160 Mental Health Facility Pilot Program J. Singer (D)
L. Landgraf (R)
P. Lee (D)
R. Gardner (R)

Concerning a mental health facility pilot program.

Governor Signed: 05/20/2019c
HB19-1163 Reduce Regulatory Burden Rules On Businesses T. Carver (R)J. Tate (R)
J. Smallwood (R)

Concerning methods to reduce the regulatory burden on businesses from administrative rules adopted by state agencies.

House Committee on Energy & Environment Postpone Indefinitely: 02/28/2019c
HB19-1167 Remote Notaries Protect Privacy T. Carver (R)
M. Duran (D)
C. Holbert (R)
R. Rodriguez (D)

Concerning an authorization for notaries public to perform notarial acts using audio-video communication.

Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments: 05/01/2019b
HB19-1168 State Innovation Waiver Reinsurance Program J. McCluskie (D)
J. Rich (R)
B. Rankin (R)
K. Donovan (D)

Concerning the creation of the Colorado reinsurance program to provide reinsurance payments to health insurers to aid in paying high-cost insurance claims, and, in connection therewith, authorizing the commissioner of insurance to seek approval from the federal government to waive applicable federal requirements, request federal funds, or both, to enable the state to implement the program and making the program contingent upon waiver or funding approval.

Governor Signed: 05/17/2019c
HB19-1169 Mental Health Involuntary Transportation Holds J. Arndt (D)J. Cooke (R) Concerning the authority to hold a person in a mental health crisis through the provisions of the mental health involuntary transportation hold until the initial evaluation at the receiving facility is completed.

 

House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Postpone Indefinitely: 03/01/2019c
HB19-1170 Residential Tenants Health And Safety Act M. Weissman (D)
D. Jackson (D)
A. Williams (D)
J. Bridges (D)

Concerning increasing tenant protections relating to the residential warranty of habitability.

Governor Signed: 05/20/2019a
HB19-1174 Out-of-network Health Care Services D. Esgar (D)
M. Catlin (R)
B. Pettersen (D)
R. Gardner (R)

Concerning out-of-network health care services provided to covered persons.

Signed by the President of the Senate: 05/15/2019b
HB19-1176 Health Care Cost Savings Act of 2019 E. Sirota (D)
S. Jaquez Lewis (D)
M. Foote (D)

Concerning the enactment of the "Health Care Cost Savings Act of 2019" that creates a task force to analyze health care financing systems in order to give the general assembly findings regarding the systems' costs of providing adequate health care to residents of the state.

Governor Signed: 05/31/2019a
HB19-1177 Extreme Risk Protection Orders A. Garnett (D)
T. Sullivan (D)
L. Court (D)
B. Pettersen (D)
Concerning creation of an extreme risk protection order.

 

Governor Signed: 04/12/2019c
HB19-1184 Demographic Notes For Certain Legislative Bills L. Herod (D)
Y. Caraveo (D)
A. Williams (D)

Concerning a requirement that staff of the legislative council prepare demographic notes on certain legislative bills.

Governor Signed: 05/23/2019b
HB19-1189 Wage Garnishment Reform M. Gray (D)
A. Valdez (D)
R. Fields (D)
J. Bridges (D)

Concerning wage garnishment reform, and, in connection therewith, reducing disposable earnings by health insurance premiums, reducing the amount that is subject to garnishment, and providing more detailed information to the judgment debtor regarding garnishment.

Governor Signed: 05/20/2019b
HB19-1194 School Discipline For Preschool Through Second Grade S. Lontine (D)
C. Larson (R)
K. Priola (R)
R. Fields (D)

Concerning the discipline of preschool through second grade students enrolled in publicly funded education programs.

Governor Signed: 05/13/2019b
HB19-1204 Prohibit Camping Environmentally Sensitive Areas S. Beckman (R)
S. Sandridge (R)

Concerning a prohibition on camping without authorization near environmentally sensitive areas.

House Committee on Energy & Environment Postpone Indefinitely: 03/04/2019e
HB19-1211 Prior Authorization Requirements Health Care Service D. Michaelson Jenet (D)
Y. Caraveo (D)
A. Williams (D)

Concerning prior authorization requests submitted by providers for a determination of coverage of health care services under a health benefit plan.

Governor Signed: 05/13/2019a
HB19-1216 Reduce Insulin Prices D. Roberts (D)K. Priola (R)
K. Donovan (D)

Concerning measures to reduce a patient's costs of prescription insulin drugs.

Governor Signed: 05/22/2019a
HB19-1221 Regulation Of Electric Scooters J. Coleman (D)
A. Valdez (D)
B. Pettersen (D)
J. Bridges (D)

Concerning the regulation of electric scooters.

Governor Signed: 05/23/2019g
HB19-1223 Social Security Disability Application Assistance D. Michaelson Jenet (D)
C. Larson (R)
F. Winter (D)

Concerning application assistance for persons seeking federal disability benefits.

Governor Signed: 05/31/2019a
HB19-1225 No Monetary Bail For Certain Low-level Offenses L. Herod (D)
M. Soper (R)
P. Lee (D)
P. Lundeen (R)

Concerning prohibiting the use of monetary bail for certain levels of offenses except in certain circumstances.

Governor Signed: 04/25/2019a
HB19-1227 Prevailing Wage Working Group In Department of Personnel and Administration A. Benavidez (D)P. Lee (D)

Concerning a requirement that the department of personnel create a prevailing wage working group to determine the appropriate manner in which to implement a prevailing wage requirement for state contracts.

Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 05/04/2019 - No Amendments: 04/30/2019c
HB19-1228 Increase Tax Credit Allocation Affordable Housing S. Bird (D)
B. Titone (D)
R. Zenzinger (D)
J. Tate (R)

Concerning an increase in the aggregate amount of the tax credits that the Colorado housing and finance authority may allocate in a calendar year under the Colorado affordable housing tax credit.

Governor Signed: 05/17/2019b
HB19-1233 Investments In Primary Care To Reduce Health Costs M. Froelich (D)
Y. Caraveo (D)
J. Ginal (D)
D. Moreno (D)

Concerning payment system reforms to reduce health care costs by increasing utilization of primary care.

Governor Signed: 05/16/2019b
HB19-1239 Census Outreach Grant Program K. Tipper (D)
Y. Caraveo (D)
K. Priola (R)
F. Winter (D)

Concerning the promotion of an accurate count in the decennial census by creating a census outreach program.

Governor Signed: 05/23/2019a
HB19-1243 16-year-olds Voting School District Elections J. Coleman (D)D. Moreno (D)

Concerning participation in school district elections by individuals at least sixteen years of age.

House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 04/02/2019a
HB19-1244 Expand Peace Officer Mental Health Support Program T. Carver (R)
J. Coleman (D)
R. Fields (D)
R. Gardner (R)

Concerning the peace officers mental health support grant program, and, in connection therewith, allowing certain agencies to apply for grants from the program and expanding the permissible uses of money awarded as grants under the program.

Governor Signed: 05/20/2019b
HB19-1245 Affordable Housing Funding From Vendor Fee Changes M. Weissman (D)M. Foote (D)
J. Gonzales (D)

Concerning an increase in affordable housing funding from increased state sales tax revenue that results from a modification to the state sales tax vendor fee, and, in connection therewith, enacting the "Affordable Housing Act of 2019" and making an appropriation.

Governor Signed: 05/17/2019b
HB19-1252 College Credit For Work Experience B. McLachlan (D)
T. Geitner (R)
P. Lundeen (R)
J. Bridges (D)

Concerning a statewide plan for awarding college credit for work-related experience.

House Committee on Appropriations Postpone Indefinitely: 05/01/2019b
HB19-1257 Voter Approval To Retain Revenue For Ed & Transp K. Becker (D)
J. McCluskie (D)
L. Court (D)
K. Priola (R)

Concerning authority for the state to keep and spend all revenue in excess of the constitutional limitation on annual spending to provide funding for public schools, higher education, and roads, bridges, and transit.

Signed by the President of the Senate: 05/14/2019b
HB19-1258 Allocate Voter-approved Revenue For Education & Transportation K. Becker (D)
J. McCluskie (D)
L. Court (D)
K. Priola (R)

Concerning the allocation of money that the state keeps and spends as a result of a voter-approved revenue change at the 2019 statewide election.

Governor Signed: 06/03/2019b
HB19-1263 Offense Level For Controlled Substance Possession L. Herod (D)
S. Sandridge (R)
P. Lee (D)
V. Marble (R)

Concerning changing the penalty for certain violations pursuant to the "Uniform Controlled Substances Act of 2013".

Governor Signed: 05/28/2019b
HB19-1267 Penalties For Failure To Pay Wages J. Singer (D)
M. Froelich (D)
J. Danielson (D)
R. Rodriguez (D)

Concerning criminal offenses for failure to pay wages, and, in connection therewith, implementing recommendations from the Colorado human trafficking council.

Governor Signed: 05/16/2019b
HB19-1269 Mental Health Parity Insurance Medicaid T. Sullivan (D)
L. Cutter (D)
J. Ginal (D)
R. Gardner (R)

Concerning measures to improve behavioral health care coverage practices.

Governor Signed: 05/16/2019

We strongly support this bill.  We have a position of amend because there are a couple areas where disability is left out in terms of data collection in groups that have historically been excluded AND a requirement to make sure that the presence of other diagnosis do not give providers or managed care entities an excuse to not provide services.  We are confident we will get those amendments and our position will return to strong support.

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HB19-1278 Modifications To Uniform Election Code S. Lontine (D)S. Fenberg (D)

Concerning modifications to miscellaneous provisions of the "Uniform Election Code of 1992".

Governor Signed: 05/29/2019b
HB19-1281 Disability Symbol Identification Document D. Michaelson Jenet (D)
S. Bird (D)

Concerning giving people with disabilities the option to place a symbol documenting the disability on the face of certain identification documents.

House Committee on Transportation & Local Government Postpone Indefinitely: 04/10/2019g
HB19-1285 Denver Health Managed Care Organization Contracts With The Department Of Health Care Policy And Financing S. Lontine (D)R. Fields (D)

Concerning the requirement for the department of health care policy and financing to contract with the managed care organization operated by Denver health and hospital authority until the managed care organization ceases to operate a medicaid managed care program.

Governor Signed: 05/31/2019c
HB19-1287 Treatment For Opioids And Substance Use Disorders J. Wilson (R)
D. Esgar (D)
K. Priola (R)
B. Pettersen (D)

Concerning methods to increase access to treatment for behavioral health disorders.

Governor Signed: 05/14/2019a
HB19-1289 Consumer Protection Act M. Weissman (D)M. Foote (D)
J. Gonzales (D)

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 and prohibiting certain terms in standard form contracts.

Governor Signed: 05/23/2019a
HB19-1296 Prescription Drug Cost Reduction Measures D. Jackson (D)
S. Jaquez Lewis (D)
J. Ginal (D)
K. Donovan (D)

Concerning measures to reduce prescription drug costs, and, in connection therewith, creating the "Colorado Prescription Drug Cost Reduction Act of 2019" to require health insurers, prescription drug manufacturers, pharmacy benefit management firms, and nonprofit organizations to report specified information about the costs of prescription drugs to the commissioner of insurance; to direct the commissioner to analyze the information and submit a report regarding the effects of prescription drug costs on health insurance premiums; to preclude pharmacy benefit management firms from retroactively reducing payments to pharmacies; and to require carriers to reduce consumer cost sharing for prescription drugs to reflect rebates the carrier or pharmacy benefit management firm received.

House Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed: 05/09/2019b
HB19-1307 Clarify Disclosure Of A Report To At-risk Adult T. Kraft-Tharp (D)
C. Larson (R)
P. Lee (D)
R. Gardner (R)

Concerning the clarification that the disclosure of a report of the mistreatment or self-neglect of an at-risk adult shall only be made to the at-risk adult who is the subject of the report.

Governor Signed: 05/31/2019b
HB19-1309 Mobile Home Park Act Oversight E. Hooton (D)
J. McCluskie (D)
P. Lee (D)
S. Fenberg (D)

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, and creating the "Mobile Home Park Dispute Resolution and Enforcement Program".

Governor Signed: 05/23/2019b
HB19-1317 Income Tax Credit And Senior Property Tax Exemption C. Kennedy (D)
M. Weissman (D)
L. Court (D)

Concerning the creation of a refundable income tax credit for qualifying seniors that replaces the senior property tax exemption, and, in connection therewith, enacting the "Senior Housing Security Act of 2019".

House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 04/18/2019c
HB19-1319 Incentives Developers Facilitate Affordable Housing H. McKean (R)
S. Bird (D)
F. Winter (D)
D. Hisey (R)

Concerning incentives to assist land developers in providing affordable housing statewide, and, in connection therewith, supplementing the centralized inventory of state-owned real property to assist the public in identifying nondeveloped land owned by the state that could be developed for affordable housing purposes and making modifications to the administration of an existing property tax exemption that applies to certain affordable housing developments.

Governor Signed: 05/17/2019b
HB19-1322 Expand Supply Affordable Housing D. Roberts (D)
P. Will (R)
D. Coram (R)
D. Moreno (D)

Concerning the use of money from certain state funds to expand the supply of affordable housing statewide.

Governor Signed: 05/17/2019b
HB19-1323 Occasional Sales By Charitable Organizations L. Herod (D)
K. Van Winkle (R)
P. Lundeen (R)
N. Todd (D)

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

Governor Signed: 05/23/2019b
HB19-1324 Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation S. Bird (D)
L. Cutter (D)
M. Foote (D)

Concerning motions to dismiss certain civil actions involving constitutional rights.

Governor Signed: 06/03/2019c
HB19-1328 Landlord And Tenant Duties Regarding Bed Bugs L. Herod (D)R. Rodriguez (D)

Concerning bed bugs in residential premises, and, in connection therewith, establishing duties for landlords and tenants in addressing the presence of bed bugs.

Governor Signed: 06/03/2019b
HB19-1332 Telephone Users Disabilities Fund Talking Book Library C. Hansen (D)R. Zenzinger (D)

Concerning the use of money in the Colorado telephone users with disabilities fund to provide talking book library services for certain persons with disabilities, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

Governor Signed: 06/03/2019b
SB19-001 Expand Medication-assisted Treatment Pilot Program B. Buentello (D)L. Garcia (D)

Concerning the expansion of the medication-assisted treatment expansion pilot program, and, in connection therewith, shifting administration of the program from the college of nursing to the center for research into substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery support strategies; expanding the counties that may participate in the program; extending the duration of the program; and increasing the funding for the program.

Governor Signed: 05/14/2019c
SB19-004 Address High-cost Health Insurance Pilot Program J. McCluskie (D)
D. Roberts (D)
K. Donovan (D)

Concerning measures to address the high costs of health insurance in the state, and, in connection therewith, authorizing the state personnel director to implement a pilot program to allow residents of a specified region to participate in state employee medical benefit plans and modifying the health care coverage cooperatives laws to include consumer protections and allow consumers to collectively negotiate rates directly with providers.

Governor Signed: 05/17/2019b
SB19-005 Import Prescription Drugs From Canada S. Jaquez Lewis (D)J. Ginal (D)
R. Rodriguez (D)

Concerning wholesale importation of prescription pharmaceutical products from Canada for resale to Colorado residents. 

Governor Signed: 05/16/2019a
SB19-008 Substance Use Disorder Treatment In Criminal Justice System J. Singer (D)
C. Kennedy (D)
K. Priola (R)
D. Moreno (D)
B. Pettersen (D)

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

Governor Signed: 05/23/2019c
SB19-010 Professional Behavioral Health Services For Schools B. McLachlan (D)
D. Valdez (D)
R. Fields (D)

Concerning professional behavioral health services for schools.

Governor Signed: 05/10/2019c
SB19-012 Use Of Mobile Electronic Devices While Driving J. Melton (D)L. Court (D)

Concerning the use of mobile electronic devices while driving.

House Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely: 04/16/2019b
SB19-013 Medical Marijuana Condition Opiates Prescribed For K. Ransom (R)
E. Hooton (D)
V. Marble (R)
J. Ginal (D)

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 opiate to the list of disabling medical conditions for medical marijuana use.

Governor Signed: 05/23/2019b
SB19-015 Create Statewide Health Care Review Committee S. Beckman (R)
C. Kipp (D)
J. Ginal (D)

Concerning the creation of the statewide health care review committee to study health care issues that affect Colorado residents throughout the state.

Governor Signed: 05/30/2019c
SB19-030 Remedying Improper Guilty Pleas K. Tipper (D)J. Gonzales (D)

Concerning a remedy for improperly entered guilty pleas.

Governor Signed: 05/28/2019b
SB19-036 State Court Administrator Reminder Program T. Carver (R)
A. Benavidez (D)
P. Lee (D)
J. Cooke (R)

Concerning requiring the state court administrator to administer a program to remind criminal defendants to appear in court as scheduled.

Governor Signed: 05/28/2019a
SB19-039 Interdistrict Transportation Of Students D. Michaelson Jenet (D)R. Zenzinger (D)
T. Story (D)

Concerning allowing interdistrict transportation of students only by adjacent school districts subject to the school districts' mutual consent.

Governor Signed: 03/07/2019c
SB19-041 Health Insurance Contract Carrier And Policyholder T. Kraft-Tharp (D)F. Winter (D)
J. Smallwood (R)

Concerning a required contract provision regarding the payment of premiums by a policyholder to a health insurance carrier for each individual covered under a health insurance policy.

Governor Signed: 04/08/2019c
SB19-044 Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment Emergency Medical And Trauma Care System E. Hooton (D)R. Zenzinger (D)

Concerning the statewide emergency medical and trauma care system in the department of public health and environment, and, in connection therewith, eliminating the requirement that the state board of health cooperate with the department of personnel in adopting certain criteria.

Governor Signed: 03/18/2019c
SB19-066 High-cost Special Education Trust Fund Grants B. Buentello (D)N. Todd (D)

Concerning high-cost special education grants awarded from a trust fund established for that purpose.

Governor Signed: 05/30/2019c
SB19-072 Bill Of Rights Protected Person Under Guardianship J. Melton (D)
K. Ransom (R)
C. Holbert (R)

Concerning establishing a bill of rights for persons protected through a guardianship.

Senate Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely: 02/13/2019a
SB19-073 Statewide System Of Advance Medical Directives L. Landgraf (R)
D. Roberts (D)
J. Ginal (D)

Concerning a statewide system of advance medical directives.

Governor Signed: 05/16/2019b
SB19-079 Electronic Prescribing Controlled Substances L. Landgraf (R)
D. Esgar (D)
N. Todd (D)
K. Priola (R)

Concerning a requirement that certain practitioners prescribe controlled substances electronically.

Governor Signed: 04/08/2019c
SB19-085 Equal Pay For Equal Work Act J. Buckner (D)
S. Gonzales-Gutierrez (D)
B. Pettersen (D)
J. Danielson (D)

Concerning the creation of the "Equal Pay for Equal Work Act" in order to implement measures to prevent pay disparities.

Governor Signed: 05/22/2019b
SB19-093 Firearms Rights Of Medical Marijuana Users B. Buentello (D)V. Marble (R)

Concerning firearm possession by persons who lawfully use medical marijuana.

Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 02/06/2019b
SB19-132 Senior Property Tax Exemption Medical Necessity T. Carver (R)R. Gardner (R)

Concerning the preservation of the senior property tax exemption of a senior who changes primary residences due to medical necessity.

Senate Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely: 04/30/2019b
SB19-134 Out-of-network Health Care Disclosures And Charges M. Soper (R)R. Fields (D)
J. Tate (R)

Concerning the provision of out-of-network health care services.

Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Postpone Indefinitely: 04/25/2019b
SB19-135 State Procurement Disparity Study J. Buckner (D)
B. Buentello (D)
R. Rodriguez (D)
A. Williams (D)

Concerning methods to determine whether disparities involving certain historically underutilized businesses exist within the state procurement process, and, in connection therewith, commissioning a study to make such determination and requiring the department of personnel to track contracts awarded to historically underutilized businesses.

Governor Signed: 05/31/2019a
SB19-164 Sunset In-home Support Services Program K. Mullica (D)N. Todd (D)
L. Crowder (R)

Concerning the continuation of in-home support services within the "Colorado Medical Assistance Act", and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations contained in the 2018 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies.

Governor Signed: 05/30/2019a
SB19-172 Protect From Unlawful Abandonment And Confinement J. Singer (D)J. Ginal (D)
J. Danielson (D)

Concerning crimes related to an at-risk person, and, in connection therewith, creating the crimes of unlawful abandonment and unlawful confinement.

Governor Signed: 05/30/2019b
SB19-175 Serious Bodily Injury Vulnerable Road User Penalties D. Roberts (D)M. Foote (D)

Concerning the penalties imposed on the driver of a motor vehicle who causes serious bodily injury to a vulnerable road user.

Governor Signed: 05/29/2019b
SB19-178 Program To Subsidize Adoption For Children And Youth J. Singer (D)M. Foote (D)

Concerning the subsidization of adoption for eligible children in Colorado.

Governor Signed: 05/16/2019c
SB19-180 Eviction Legal Defense Fund J. McCluskie (D)F. Winter (D)

Concerning the creation of an eviction legal defense fund, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

Governor Signed: 05/30/2019a
SB19-182 Repeal The Death Penalty J. Arndt (D)
A. Benavidez (D)
A. Williams (D)
J. Gonzales (D)

Concerning the repeal of the death penalty by the general assembly.

Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 05/04/2019 - No Amendments: 04/02/2019a
SB19-188 FAMLI Family Medical Leave Insurance Program M. Gray (D)
M. Duran (D)
A. Williams (D)
F. Winter (D)

Concerning the creation of a family and medical leave insurance program.

Governor Signed: 05/30/2019a
SB19-191 Prompt Pretrial Liberty And Fairness L. Herod (D)
S. Gonzales-Gutierrez (D)
V. Marble (R)
J. Bridges (D)

Concerning defendants' rights related to pretrial bond.

Governor Signed: 05/28/2019b
SB19-195 Child And Youth Behavioral Health System Enhancements T. Kraft-Tharp (D)
L. Landgraf (R)
M. Froelich (D)
R. Fields (D)
R. Gardner (R)

Concerning enhancements to behavioral health services and policy coordination for children and youth.

Governor Signed: 05/16/2019b
SB19-197 Continue Complementary Or Alternative Medicine Program C. Kennedy (D)R. Zenzinger (D)

Concerning the continuation of the pilot program to allow an eligible person with a spinal cord injury to receive complementary or alternative medicine.

Governor Signed: 05/29/2019g
SB19-201 Open Discussions About Adverse Health Care Incidents H. McKean (R)
K. Tipper (D)
B. Pettersen (D)
J. Tate (R)

Concerning the creation of a process by which certain parties to an adverse health care incident may discuss potential outcomes.

Governor Signed: 05/06/2019c
SB19-202 Voting Rights For Voters With Disabilities M. Froelich (D)R. Zenzinger (D)
J. Danielson (D)

Concerning ballot access for voters with disabilities.

Governor Signed: 05/29/2019a
SB19-207 FY 2019-20 Long Bill D. Esgar (D)D. Moreno (D)

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, 2019, except as otherwise noted.

Governor Signed: 04/18/2019b
SB19-209 PACE Program Funding Methodology C. Hansen (D)R. Zenzinger (D)

Concerning provisions relating to PACE programs, and, in connection therewith, determining the funding methodology for the 2019-20 fiscal year and fiscal years thereafter, requiring the department of health care policy and financing to meet with Colorado PACE programs during the 2019 legislative interim to consider PACE program funding and other issues relating to PACE programs, and making an appropriation.

Governor Signed: 04/17/2019b
SB19-211 Mental Health Criminal Diversion Program D. Esgar (D)D. Moreno (D)

Concerning changes to the mental health criminal justice diversion programs, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

Governor Signed: 04/16/2019b
SB19-215 Parents Encouraging Parents Conference S. Lontine (D)R. Rodriguez (D)

Concerning the creation of the parents encouraging parents conference for parents of children with disabilities.

Governor Signed: 05/29/2019b
SB19-218 Sunset Medical Marijuana Program S. Jaquez Lewis (D)J. Gonzales (D)

Concerning the continuation of the medical marijuana program, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations contained in the 2018 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies.

Governor Signed: 05/29/2019c
SB19-222 Individuals At Risk Of Institutionalization D. Esgar (D)
L. Landgraf (R)
P. Lee (D)
T. Story (D)

Concerning the improvement of access to behavioral health services for individuals at risk of institutionalization.

Governor Signed: 05/20/2019b
SB19-223 Actions Related To Competency To Proceed M. Weissman (D)
L. Landgraf (R)
P. Lee (D)
R. Gardner (R)

Concerning actions related to competency to proceed.

Governor Signed: 05/20/2019c
SB19-225 Authorize Local Governments To Stabilize Rent S. Lontine (D)
S. Gonzales-Gutierrez (D)
J. Gonzales (D)
R. Rodriguez (D)

Concerning the ability of local governments to stabilize rents on private residential property.

Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 05/02/2019 - No Amendments: 04/30/2019a
SB19-226 Voluntary Housing Agreements Unincorporated Areas Y. Caraveo (D)F. Winter (D)

Concerning the ability of county governments to establish voluntary housing agreement programs in the unincorporated areas of a county.

Senate Committee on Local Government Postpone Indefinitely: 04/09/2019b
SB19-229 Campaign Contributions Dependent Care Expenses S. Gonzales-Gutierrez (D)
K. Mullica (D)
F. Winter (D)
M. Foote (D)

Concerning the use of campaign contributions to reimburse a candidate for dependent care expenses incurred by the candidate in undertaking campaign activities.

Governor Signed: 05/30/2019b
SB19-231 Colorado Second Chance Scholarship T. Exum Sr. (D)
K. Tipper (D)
D. Moreno (D)
J. Bridges (D)

Concerning the creation of the Colorado second chance scholarship in the pursuit of higher education for youth previously committed to the division of youth services.

Governor Signed: 05/28/2019b
SB19-232 Campaign Finance Enforcement M. Weissman (D)M. Foote (D)

Concerning the codification of the rules of the secretary of state addressing the procedures for the enforcement of state laws governing campaign finance.

Governor Signed: 05/29/2019c
SB19-237 Consumer Protection Act Damages D. Roberts (D)R. Rodriguez (D)

Concerning amending the "Colorado Consumer Protection Act" to clarify the damages for which plaintiffs are eligible.

House Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely: 05/03/2019b
SB19-238 Improve Wages And Accountability Home Care Workers C. Kennedy (D)
M. Duran (D)
J. Danielson (D)
D. Moreno (D)
Governor Signed: 05/28/2019b
SB19-239 Address Impacts Of Transportation Changes M. Gray (D)
C. Hansen (D)
F. Winter (D)
J. Bridges (D)
Governor Signed: 05/31/2019b
SB19-245 Time Requirements For Food Stamp Appeals K. Tipper (D)J. Gonzales (D)Governor Signed: 05/28/2019c
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