This memorandum provides information about irrigation districts in Colorado. Specifically, it discusses the current irrigation districts, the powers and duties of irrigation districts, and how those powers and duties compare to those of special districts.
Report No. 2022-TE15
Report No. 2022-TE16
Report No. 2022-TE17
During the 2022 legislative session the General Assembly considered legislation related to special districts, local government administration, boards and commissions, funding, and firefighting assistance.
During the 2022 legislative session, the General Assembly passed numerous bills related to general business issues and economic development initiatives.
Report No. 2022-TE28
During the 2022 legislative session, the General Assembly considered measures related to behavioral health, including several bills recommended by Behavioral Health Transformational Task Force to address gaps in the continuum of care using federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds, as well...
The General Assembly adopted several measures during the 2022 legislative session related to health care and health insurance.
Report No. 2022-TE37
During the 2022 legislative session, the General Assembly considered numerous bills related to public health, including bills related to service providers and equipment, rare diseases, environmental quality, and data collection.
The health care system frequently distinguishes between physical and behavioral health. Physical health refers to the condition of the body. Behavioral health refers to the condition of cognitive processing systems. Behavioral health services include, among others: individual and group therapy...
Colorado's transportation system consists of the state highway system, county and municipal roads, mass transit, airports, railroads, and bicycle and pedestrian routes. The system is primarily managed by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). Cities, counties, transit authorities,...
Pursuant to Section 10-16-221, Colorado Revised Statutes, the Statewide Health Care Review Committee was created to study health care issues across the state.
The opioid epidemic, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the rise of homelessness strained Colorado’s behavioral health system. This memorandum covers the actions the Colorado General Assembly has taken to strengthen Colorado’s behavioral health care system, including creating the Behavioral Health...
This memorandum provides an overview of the process to fill vacancies in various elected offices at the federal, state, and local levels. A vacancy in an elected office occurs when an office holder resigns or dies during his or her elected term. A vacancy may also occur when an elected...
Report No. 2023-TE1
This memorandum provides information about FY 2022-23 appropriations for state-funded behavioral health programs. Information for this memorandum was taken from:
- the FY 2022-23 Long Bill, House Bill 22-1329;
- other bills that include funding for behavioral health programs ...
To date, Colorado and ten other states have enacted paid family and medical leave laws. The other states include California, Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Washington. However, the New Hampshire is voluntary for employers...
Submitted herewith is the final report of Colorado Health Insurance Exchange Oversight Committee. This committee was created pursuant to Article 22 of Title 10, Colorado Revised Statutes. The purpose of this committee is to guide Colorado's health insurance exchange,...
Behavioral health continued to be a focus of the General Assembly in 2023. Several bills addressing behavioral health services, mental health providers, step therapy requirements for mental health drugs, substance use, and disordered eating were considered during the legislative session.
Pursuant to Section 31-31-1001, Colorado Revised Statutes. The purpose of the committee is to study and develop proposed legislation relating to funding of police officers' and firefighters' pensions in this state and the benefit designs of such pension plans.
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Legislative Health Benefit Exchange Implementation Review Committee.
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Health Benefit Exchange Implementation Review Committee.
Pursuant to Section 31-31-1001, C.R.S. The purpose of the committee is to study and develop proposed legislation relating to funding of police officers' and firefighters' pensions in this state and the benefit designs of such pension plans.