This memorandum provides information concerning occupational and professional licenses for military spouses, including reciprocity and other licensing mechanisms for military spouses in Colorado and other states, and federal efforts to address military spouse licensure.
This issue brief outlines state regulations for bicycle transportation. It details general safety regulations, the regulations for riding an electric bicycle, and regulations regarding safety stops.
This issue brief provides an overview of state laws related to pet animal facilities. These facilities are licensed and regulated under the Colorado Pet Animal Care and Facilities Act (PACFA).
During the 2019 legislative session, the General Assembly considered several bills regulating professions and occupations including legislation addressing registered athletic trainers, genetic counselors, and sign language interpreters.
During the 2019 legislative session, the General Assembly considered transportation funding, policies of the Colorado Department of Transportation and the Public Utilities Commission, [motor vehicles, and other modes of transportation.] An overview of Colorado’s transportation system can be...
Report No. 2019-TE19
Report No. 2019-TE22
Report No. 2019-TE23
This memorandum provides an overview of Colorado motor vehicle registration fees. There are two types of fees when vehicles are registered annually: registration fees and the specific ownership tax. The memorandum discusses the history and distribution of vehicle registration fees and...
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...
This memorandum provides an overview of electric vehicles, including vehicle electrification policies, electric vehicles in Colorado, recent Colorado legislation, and future considerations.
Summary report for the Transportation Legislation Review Committee.
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Transportation Legislation Review Committee.
In the United States, one of the largest purchases a person makes besides a home is a motor vehicle. To protect consumers and promote trust in the motor vehicle industry, states and the federal government regulate the manufacturing, safety, and sale of motor vehicles. This issue brief...
In place of property taxes, Colorado citizens pay the specific ownership tax (SOT) on their vehicles. This issue brief provides an overview of the SOT, describes how the SOT is calculated, lists the SOT exemptions, and describes its collection and distribution.
This memorandum provides information on the Regional Transportation District (RTD). Information regarding RTD’s statutory history, authority, board, budget, and service area is included below.
Report No. 2020-TE9
Report No. 2020-TE18
During the 2020 legislative session, the General Assembly considered several measures related to transportation funding, commercial vehicles, motor vehicles, and other transportation issues.
This memorandum provides information on the Regional Transportation District (RTD).
This memorandum provides information about the regulation of professions and occupations in Colorado. Over 100 professions and occupations are currently required to be licensed, certified, or registered in Colorado, or are authorized to use an exclusive professional title, known as title...
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,...
The General Assembly considered several bills regulating professions and occupations, including legislation to make modifications to the apprenticeship programs for plumbers and electricians, bills to make changes to professional liability insurance requirements for physician assistants, and...
Report No. 2021-TE7
This memorandum provides information related to:
- the regulatory oversight of funeral homes and crematories in Colorado and professionals working in these establishments;
- laws regulating organ and tissue donation;
- non-donation tissue banks; and
- recent ...