The General Assembly considered a number of bills affecting funding for capital construction and the duties of the Capital Development Committee (CDC) during the 2019 session.
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.
This memorandum summarizes the legislative history of Colorado's instream flow program, which is administered by the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) within the Department of Natural Resources.
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...
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...
Interactions between landlords and their tenants was a major topic during the 2019 legislative session. This was evident in bills that made changes to the eviction process, unfit rentals, rental applications, and mobile home parks.
During the 2019 legislative session, the General Assembly considered a number of measures related to estate documents, public guardians, and trusts.
During the 2019 legislative session, the General Assembly considered measures related to a variety of elections topics, including campaign finance, electioneering communications, lobbying disclosures, local elections, and voter registration and voting. No bills concerning redistricting were...
During the 2019 legislative session, the General Assembly passed laws related to the regulation of the business of insurance in the state.
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 three bills to encourage employment and job retention and ensure access to apprenticeship programs for workers in Colorado.
This handbook is designed to be a reference guide for legislators and the public on the topic of Colorado laws related to liquor licensing. It covers the three-tier regulatory structure; license and permit types; general licensing requirements; enforcement; taxes and fees; and recent 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...
Laws passed during the 2019 session related to local government addressed a number of topics. This summary provides an overview of legislation concerning safety, county operations, special districts, property rights, business owners, and emergency service providers.
During the 2019 legislative session, the General Assembly considered a number of bills regarding fiscal policy, taxes, and financial services.
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