Report No. 2020-TE27
Report No. 2020-TE30
During the 2020 session, the General Assembly considered bills related to early childhood education; child welfare investigations; appropriating federal CARES Act funding; and other human services programs.
During the 2020 legislative session, the General Assembly considered measures related to parental rights, marriage and adoption, and child welfare.
During the 2020 legislative session, the General Assembly considered measures related to its operations, state employees and retirement plans, state agencies and procurement, open records and meetings, and notarization. Several of the bills were in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the...
This memorandum provides an overview of the financial incentives for solar power offered by utilities in Colorado, as well as other incentives, including net metering programs and state tax incentives.
The Legislative Council Staff's Energy Handbook is intended to serve as a reference guide to Colorado's energy sector. The book is divided into five sections. Section I covers the sources and uses of energy in Colorado. Section II explains how severance taxes and federal mineral lease moneys...
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Prison Population Management Interim Study Committee.
This memorandum provides instructions and deadlines for interested parties to submit fiscal information for consideration by Legislative Council Staff, outlines the process for filing a motion for a rehearing before the Title Board if there are objections to the fiscal summary prepared by LCS,...
During the 2020 legislative session, the General Assembly considered several measures related to water, including water demand and conservation, water studies, instream flows, funding for water projects, and other water bills.
Information technology (IT) is used by every state agency to make operations more efficient and services more widely available to the citizens of Colorado. Along with other day-to-day expenses of state government, expenses related to IT are paid through the capital construction and...
Report No. 2021-TE1
Report No. 2021-TE2
Report No. 2021-TE3
In 2019, the General Assembly enacted Senate Bill 19-181, which changes how the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) in the Department of Natural Resources regulates the development of oil and natural gas in Colorado. Since July 2019, the COGCC has conducted rulemaking hearings...
An overview of the rules and procedures to be followed by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
An overview memo of the rules and procedures to be followed by the Senate Committee on Education.
Report No. 2021-TE12
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 2021 legislative session, the General Assembly considered several measures related to water, including funding for water projects, water studies, and other water-related bills.
Report No. 2021-TE17
During the 2021 legislative session, the General Assembly considered several measures related to children and domestic matters, including foster care, child care, and child welfare.
This memorandum summarizes the policies and procedures for committees meeting during the 2021 legislative interim.
During the 2021 legislative session, the General Assembly examined a number of measures related to civil law and the courts.