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Summary of Major Legislation

Summary of Human Services Legislation (2017)

Human Services

During the 2017 legislative session, the General Assembly considered measures related to Colorado’s behavioral health crisis system and the use and misuse of opioids. Other issues considered include child care regulations, child welfare, and a job program for individuals receiving cash assistance benefits. All bills discussed below became law, unless otherwise noted.

Email addresses for the Colorado legislature have changed from the domain to the domain on December 1, 2022. Details
The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause (unless otherwise specified) is August 7, 2023. Details
The 2023 Ballot Information Booklet (Blue Book) is now available. Details