Final report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Wildfire Matters Review Committee. The purpose of this committee is to oversee and review the prevention, mitigation, and financing of wildfire matters in Colorado.
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Investor-owned Utility Review Interim Study Committee.
Final report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Statewide Health Care Review Committee. The purpose of this committee is to study health care issues that affect Colorado residents throughout the state.
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Pension Review Commission.
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Energy Legislation Review Interim Study Committee.
Final report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Early Childhood and School Readiness Legislative Commission. The purpose of this commission is to study issues related to early childhood and school readiness in order to improve the state’s early childhood policies.
Final report to the Colorado General Assembly by the School Safety Committee. This committee was created by a resolution adopted by the Executive Committee of the Legislative Council during the 2019 legislative interim. The purpose of this committee was to study how violence at, and threats of...
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Tax Expenditure Evaluation Interim Study Committee.
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Treatment of Persons With Mental Health Disorders in the Criminal Justice System Committee.
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Colorado Youth Advisory Council Review Committee.
This memorandum provides information regarding programs in Colorado that address deforestation and forest degradation, and the role that forests can play in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions.
A dynamic model attempts to quantify the downstream effects of a policy change throughout the economy. Legislative Council Staff (LCS) does not conduct dynamic modeling, which means that fiscal notes and other analyses are limited to the scope of legislation’s direct impacts and, in...
This memo uses a unique dataset to estimate property taxes levied on the production of oil and gas to answer the following questions...
This memorandum provides information concerning severance taxes in Colorado and eight other western states. The memo provides detailed information on Colorado’s severance tax structure, including estimates for the current value of the ad valorem tax credit and the stripper well exemption. ...
The handbook is divided into four sections, 1: Rules of the House of Representatives; 2: Rules of the Senate; 3: Joint Rules of the Senate and House and Joint Session Rules; and 4: Colorado Constitution. This section includes only selected portions of the constitution.
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This memorandum provides an overview of the history of the Clean Air Act, describes common air pollutants and their health impacts, describes Colorado’s air quality concerns and state programs, and lists recently proposed legislation, which aims to improve air quality.
The following are new safety protocols for the reconvening of the General Assembly during the COVID-19 health epidemic.
Article V, Section 1 (7.5), Colorado Constitution, and Section 1-40-124.5, Colorado Revised Statutes, require the Legislative Council Staff to prepare a ballot information booklet prior to each election in which a statewide issue appears on the ballot. The booklet's purpose is to provide voters...
During the 2020 legislative session, the General Assembly considered several measures related to agriculture including industrial hemp; product safety and labeling; pesticides; animal welfare; and price setting.
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During the 2020 legislative session, the General Assembly considered a variety of issues related to energy, including consumer protection and bill assistance; energy efficiency in new construction; renewable energy; and natural gas.