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Bill No. Title House SponsorsSenate SponsorsDescriptionHouse CommitteeSenate CommitteePositionStatus
HB21-1010 Diverse K-12 Educator Workforce Report N. Ricks (D)
S. Gonzales-Gutierrez (D)
R. Fields (D)Concerning increasing the diversity of Colorado's educators in elementary and secondary public schools, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.EducationEducationcGovernor Signed: 06/29/2021
HB21-1059 Online Student Protections T. Geitner (R)
M. Bradfield (R)
P. Lundeen (R)Concerning protections for students who participate in online instruction.EducationEducationcGovernor Signed: 05/28/2021
HB21-1067 College Admission Use Of National Test Score T. Exum Sr. (D)
M. Baisley (R)
C. Kipp (D)
J. Buckner (D)
T. Story (D)
Concerning a national assessment test score as an eligibility criterion for admission to a Colorado institution of higher education.EducationEducationcGovernor Signed: 05/25/2021
HB21-1097 Establish Behavioral Health Administration R. Pelton (R)
M. Young (D)
R. Fields (D)
R. Gardner (R)
Concerning recommendations from the Colorado behavioral health task force, and, in connection therewith, establishing a behavioral health administration.Public and Behavioral Health & Human ServicesHealth and Human ServicescGovernor Signed: 04/22/2021
HB21-1104 Professional Educator Licensure Renewal Period B. McLachlan (D)
C. Larson (R)
R. Zenzinger (D)
P. Lundeen (R)
Concerning extending the renewal period for professional educator licenses from five to seven years, and, in connection therewith, making and reducing an appropriation.EducationFinancecGovernor Signed: 06/16/2021
HB21-1108 Gender Identity Expression Anti-discrimination D. Esgar (D)D. Moreno (D)Concerning updates to prohibitions against gender-based discrimination to clarify the individuals who are included in a protected class.JudiciaryJudiciarycGovernor Signed: 05/20/2021
HB21-1109 Broadband Board Changes To Expand Broadband Service B. Titone (D)
M. Soper (R)
D. Coram (R)
J. Bridges (D)
Concerning the broadband deployment board, and, in connection therewith, moving the board from the department of regulatory agencies to the office of information technology, modifying the composition of the board, requiring the board to develop a request for proposal process for deploying broadband into critically unserved areas in the state, requiring the board to give additional consideration to proposed projects that would include discounted service for low-income households, and making an appropriation.Transportation and Local GovernmentBusiness, Labor and TechnologycGovernor Signed: 07/07/2021
HB21-1112 School District Scholarship Programs M. Snyder (D)
M. Bradfield (R)
P. Lee (D)
D. Hisey (R)
Concerning authorization for a school district to establish a scholarship program for school district graduates using the school district's locally received money.EducationEducationcGovernor Signed: 05/18/2021
HB21-1125 Suspend State Assessments In 2020-21 School Year B. McLachlan (D)
E. Sirota (D)
D. Coram (R)
R. Zenzinger (D)
Concerning suspending the administration of state assessments for the 2020-21 school year.EducationcHouse Committee on Education Postpone Indefinitely: 03/05/2021
HB21-1161 Suspend Statewide Assessments For Select Grades B. McLachlan (D)
E. Sirota (D)
D. Coram (R)
R. Zenzinger (D)
Concerning suspending required statewide assessments for selected grade levels for the 2020-21 school year, and, in connection therewith, reducing an appropriation.EducationEducationcGovernor Signed: 03/16/2021
HB21-1164 Total Program Mill Levy Tax Credit A. Garnett (D)
D. Esgar (D)
R. Zenzinger (D)
S. Fenberg (D)
Concerning reductions in the property tax credits that apply to school districts' total program mill levies for purposes of funding the "Public School Finance Act of 1994".EducationEducationcGovernor Signed: 06/11/2021
HB21-1173 Prohibiting Legacy Preferences In Higher Ed Insts M. Gray (D)
K. Mullica (D)
B. Pettersen (D)
J. Bridges (D)
Concerning prohibiting higher education institutions from considering legacy preferences in the admissions process.EducationEducationcGovernor Signed: 05/25/2021
HB21-1221 Bullying Prevention And Education In Schools L. Cutter (D)
M. Young (D)
D. Coram (R)Concerning measures to prevent bullying in public schools.EducationEducationcGovernor Signed: 06/07/2021
HB21-1246 PERA Public Employees' Retirement Association Divestment From Fossil Fuel Companies E. Sirota (D)S. Jaquez Lewis (D)Concerning divestment action by the public employees' retirement association against companies financially involved with fossil fuel companies.FinancecHouse Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely: 04/19/2021
HB21-1258 Rapid Mental Health Response For Colorado Youth K. Van Winkle (R)
D. Michaelson Jenet (D)
J. Buckner (D)
R. Woodward (R)
Concerning establishing a temporary program to facilitate youth mental health services in response to identified needs, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.Public and Behavioral Health & Human ServicesHealth and Human ServicescGovernor Signed: 06/18/2021
HB21-1259 Extended Learning Opportunities J. Bacon (D)J. Sonnenberg (R)
R. Fields (D)
Concerning the process for funding local education providers for extended learning opportunities to address disrupted learning.EducationEducationcGovernor Signed: 06/07/2021
HB21-1273 Colorado Department Of Education Report Concerning School Psychologists L. Cutter (D)C. Kolker (D)Concerning requiring the department of education to prepare an annual report relating to the total number of school psychologists licensed and employed by a school district, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.EducationEducationcGovernor Signed: 07/02/2021
HB21-1289 Funding For Broadband Deployment C. Kennedy (D)
M. Baisley (R)
K. Priola (R)
J. Bridges (D)
Concerning broadband deployment, and, in connection therewith, codifying the Colorado broadband office in the office of information technology; creating the digital inclusion grant program, the broadband stimulus grant program, and the interconnectivity grant program; and making an appropriation.Transportation and Local GovernmentBusiness, Labor and TechnologycGovernor Signed: 06/28/2021
HB21-1305 Mental Health Practice Act D. Michaelson Jenet (D)
R. Pelton (R)
F. Winter (D)Concerning the practice of mental health professionals, and, in connection therewith, clarifying education and hours of practice required for licensure or certification as an addiction counselor; and establishing supervision privileges for certified and licensed addiction counselors.Public and Behavioral Health & Human ServicesHealth and Human ServicescGovernor Signed: 06/30/2021
HB21-1325 Funding Public Schools Formula L. Herod (D)
J. McCluskie (D)
B. Rankin (R)
R. Zenzinger (D)
Concerning establishing a school finance legislative interim committee to consider changes to the method for funding public schools to improve student achievement, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.EducationFinancecGovernor Signed: 06/29/2021
HB21-1330 Higher Education Student Success N. Ricks (D)
J. McCluskie (D)
R. Zenzinger (D)
B. Kirkmeyer (R)
Concerning measures to support student success in obtaining postsecondary credentials, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.Public and Behavioral Health & Human ServicesFinancecGovernor Signed: 06/29/2021
SB21-017 Sexual Contact By An Educator R. Bockenfeld (R)
C. Larson (R)
M. Bradfield (R)
R. Zenzinger (D)
D. Hisey (R)
Concerning sexual contact between a student and an educator in violation of the public trust.JudiciaryJudiciarycGovernor Signed: 07/02/2021
SB21-029 Colorado American Indian Tribes In-stateTuition A. Garnett (D)
A. Benavidez (D)
S. Fenberg (D)Concerning in-state tuition classification for members of American Indian tribes with historical ties to Colorado.EducationEducationcGovernor Signed: 06/28/2021
SB21-037 Student Equity Education Funding Programs P. Lundeen (R)Concerning financial support for parents to provide educational assistance for students who are subject to required periods of remote learning during a school year, and, in connection therewith, requiring certain education providers to operate student equity education funding programs.EducationcSenate Committee on Education Postpone Indefinitely: 03/10/2021
SB21-053 Adjustments To School Funding Fiscal Year 2020-21 B. McLachlan (D)
J. McCluskie (D)
D. Moreno (D)
R. Zenzinger (D)
Concerning adjustments to school funding for the 2020-21 budget year, and, in connection therewith, making appropriations.Appropriations AppropriationscGovernor Signed: 03/15/2021
SB21-056 Expand Cannabis-based Medicine At Schools K. Van Winkle (R)
M. Gray (D)
C. Holbert (R)
J. Gonzales (D)
Concerning expansion of the opportunities to administer medical marijuana at school to a student with a valid medical marijuana recommendation, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.EducationEducationcGovernor Signed: 05/06/2021
SB21-060 Expand Broadband Service D. Roberts (D)K. Donovan (D)Concerning broadband deployment, and, in connection therewith, implementing a program to provide financial assistance for income-eligible households to access broadband service.FinanceBusiness, Labor and TechnologycGovernor Signed: 06/27/2021
SB21-067 Strengthening Civics Education T. Carver (R)
B. McLachlan (D)
D. Coram (R)
C. Hansen (D)
Concerning measures to strengthen civics education in Colorado.EducationEducationcGovernor Signed: 05/06/2021
SB21-073 Civil Action Statute Of Limitations Sexual Assault D. Michaelson Jenet (D)
M. Soper (R)
D. Coram (R)
J. Danielson (D)
Concerning changing the statute of limitations applicable to civil actions alleging sexual misconduct for which the statute of limitations has not yet run as of January 1, 2022.JudiciaryHealth and Human ServicescGovernor Signed: 04/15/2021
SB21-081 Measures To Prevent The Misuse Of Safe2Tell D. Michaelson Jenet (D)C. Kolker (D)Concerning procedural measures to prevent the misuse of the safe2tell program.JudiciaryJudiciarycGovernor Signed: 06/30/2021
SB21-088 Child Sexual Abuse Accountability Act D. Michaelson Jenet (D)
M. Soper (R)
R. Fields (D)
J. Danielson (D)
Concerning establishing a civil cause of action for sexual misconduct against a minor, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.JudiciaryJudiciarycGovernor Signed: 07/06/2021
SB21-106 Concerning Successful High School Transitions B. McLachlan (D)
M. Baisley (R)
K. Priola (R)
J. Coleman (D)
Concerning measures to improve successful transitions from high school to post-high school training, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.EducationEducationcGovernor Signed: 07/07/2021
SB21-116 Prohibit American Indian Mascots B. McLachlan (D)
A. Benavidez (D)
J. Danielson (D)Concerning the prohibition of American Indian mascots in Colorado.EducationEducationcGovernor Signed: 06/28/2021
SB21-154 988 Suicide Prevention Lifeline Network L. Cutter (D)
M. Soper (R)
C. Kolker (D)
C. Simpson (R)
Concerning the implementation of the 988 national suicide prevention lifeline network in Colorado, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.Public and Behavioral Health & Human ServicesHealth and Human ServicescGovernor Signed: 06/28/2021
SB21-172 Educator Pay Raise Fund S. Gonzales-Gutierrez (D)
D. Ortiz (D)
L. Garcia (D)
J. Danielson (D)
Concerning creation of a fund to assist in increasing the amounts paid to persons employed by local education providers.EducationEducationcGovernor Signed: 07/07/2021
SB21-182 School Discipline L. Herod (D)J. Buckner (D)Concerning school discipline, and, in connection therewith, addressing disproportionate disciplinary practices and chronic absenteeism and supporting students at risk of dropping out of school.EducationcSenate Committee on Education Postpone Indefinitely: 04/07/2021
SB21-185 Supporting Educator Workforce In Colorado B. McLachlan (D)
J. McCluskie (D)
B. Rankin (R)
R. Zenzinger (D)
Concerning supporting the educator workforce in Colorado, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.EducationEducationcGovernor Signed: 06/16/2021
SB21-205 2021-22 Long Appropriations Bill J. McCluskie (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, 2021, except as otherwise noted.Appropriations AppropriationscGovernor Signed: 05/17/2021
SB21-206 Educator Licensure Cash Fund J. McCluskie (D)D. Moreno (D)Concerning the continuous appropriation of money in the educator licensure cash fund.Appropriations AppropriationscGovernor Signed: 05/04/2021
SB21-207 Public School Capital Construction Assistance Fund Transfer L. Herod (D)D. Moreno (D)
B. Rankin (R)
Concerning the transfer of one hundred million dollars from the marijuana tax cash fund to the public school capital construction assistance fund, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.Appropriations AppropriationscGovernor Signed: 04/30/2021
SB21-208 General Fund Transfer To State Education Fund L. Herod (D)D. Moreno (D)Concerning the transfer of one hundred million dollars from the general fund to the state education fund.Appropriations AppropriationscGovernor Signed: 05/04/2021
SB21-228 PERA Public Employees Retirement Association Payment Cash Fund K. Ransom (R)
J. McCluskie (D)
D. Moreno (D)
C. Hansen (D)
Concerning the creation of the PERA payment cash fund to be used for future payments to the public employees' retirement association, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.Appropriations AppropriationscGovernor Signed: 05/04/2021
SB21-255 Free Menstrual Hygiene Products To Students L. Herod (D)
B. Titone (D)
F. Winter (D)Concerning providing menstrual hygiene products at no expense to students, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.Health and InsuranceEducationcGovernor Signed: 07/06/2021
SB21-268 Public School Finance B. McLachlan (D)
J. McCluskie (D)
R. Zenzinger (D)
P. Lundeen (R)
Concerning the financing of public schools, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.EducationEducationcGovernor Signed: 06/11/2021
SB21-293 Property Tax Classification And Assessment Rates D. Esgar (D)
M. Gray (D)
M. Soper (R)
B. Rankin (R)
C. Hansen (D)
Concerning property taxation, and, in connection therewith, establishing subclasses of residential and nonresidential property; for the 2022 and 2023 property tax years, temporarily reducing the assessment rate for property classified as agricultural property or renewable energy production property from twenty-nine percent to twenty-six and four-tenths percent, for property classified as multi-family residential real property from seven and fifteen one-hundredths percent to six and eight-tenths percent, contingent on the assessment rate not otherwise being reduced by an initiated measure, and for all other residential real property from seven and fifteen one-hundredths percent to six and ninety-five one-hundredths percent; restructuring the assessment rate laws; expanding the property tax deferral program to allow taxpayers to defer increases in property taxes in limited circumstances; and making an appropriation.FinanceFinancecGovernor Signed: 06/23/2021
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