Procedures for Demographic Notes Form
This memorandum memorializes the process for requesting and preparing greenhouse gas emissions reports (reports) pursuant to Section 2-2-322.3, C.R.S. It outlines the number of reports per session, the process for requesting reports, the preparation and timing of reports, and the preparation of...
This memorandum memorializes the process for requesting and preparing Demographic Notes (notes) pursuant to Section 2-2-322.5, C.R.S. It outlines the number of notes per session, the process for requesting notes, the preparation and timing of notes, and the preparation of revised and final notes...
Tax Expenditure Evaluation Interim Study Committee Summary Report.
Summary report for the Transportation Legislation Review Committee.
Summary report for the Investor-owned Utility Review Interim Study Committee.
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Sales and Use Tax Task Force.
Summary report for the Pension Review Commission.
Summary report for the Zero Waste and Recycling Interim Study Committee.
Summary Report for the Water Resources Review Committee to the Legislative Council.
Federal law requires employers to pay their employees a minimum hourly wage. States are allowed to set different pay standards than the federal minimum wage requirement; however, if the state and federal law differ, such as in Colorado, the higher wage prevails. This issue brief...
In 1990, Colorado voters passed a constitutional amendment allowing limited gaming only in the cities of Central City, Black Hawk, and Cripple Creek. Limited gaming is defined as “the use of slot machines and the card games of blackjack and poker, each game having a maximum single bet of five...
This issue brief provides an overview of federal and state laws related to gender pay equity and a summary of past legislative efforts by the Colorado General Assembly on this topic.
Transportation infrastructure in the United States is primarily funded through motor fuel (gas) taxes. Facing declining future revenues and increased construction costs, some states have begun to experiment with a new way of funding transportation: the road usage charge. This issue brief...
Focus Colorado presents forecasts for the economy and state government revenue through FY 2019-20. Implications of the forecast for the state's General Fund budget and spending limit are described in the report's highlights and executive summary sections. The report is based on current law,...
Report No. 2019-TE27
Report No. 2019-TE28
Report No. 2019-TE29
Report No. 2019-TE
This issue brief describes single-use plastics, current Colorado law, proposed legislation in Colorado that would have addressed single-use plastics, and other states that have enacted single-use plastics legislation.
During the 2019 legislative session, the General Assembly made modifications to state laws regulating businesses and promoting economic development.
This memorandum provides information intended to aid in the evaluation of legislation that would create a new or alter an existing tax expenditure. State law defines a tax expenditure as a “tax provision that provides a gross or taxable income definition, deduction, exemption, credit, or rate...
During the 2019 legislative session, the General Assembly considered a number of bills regarding fiscal policy, taxes, and financial services.
Report No. 2019-TE15