This spreadsheet contains several reports showing the fiscal impacts of all legislation currently pending before the General Assembly or that has been enacted into law at the 2022 legislative session. Data is available on expenditures, revenue, TABOR refunds, and fund transfers, as...
This issue brief provides an overview of Colorado laws related to the retail sale of alcohol, including beer, wine, and spirits, in original sealed containers for off‑premises consumption.
Report No. 2022-TE20
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Many Coloradans are likely familiar with a local invention known as the Denver Boot™, the vehicle‑immobilizing device they may find on their vehicle as a result of a parking violation. This issue brief provides an overview of Colorado laws and regulations related to motor vehicle towing and...
This memorandum presents the 2022 Legislative Council Staff forecast for the state public institutions of higher education. The forecast provides projections of resident and nonresident full-time equivalent (FTE) student enrollment and College Opportunity Fund (COF) FTE enrollment for the...
Focus Colorado presents forecasts for the economy and state government revenue through FY 2019-20. Implications of the forecast for the state's General Fund budget and spending limit are described in the report's highlights and executive summary sections. The report is based on current law,...
Legislative Council Staff economic outlook presentation to the Joint Budget Committee.
This memorandum provides background information on current and past statutory mechanisms used to refund state revenue in excess of the spending limit contained in the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights (TABOR). TABOR allows the state to use "any reasonable method" for refunds.
Refund Mechanisms Used for TABOR Surpluses, Tax Years 1997 through 2019. No refunds were required for unlisted years, including 1993 through 1996 and 2020.
Sunset laws allow the General Assembly to periodically review the need for state regulations, advisory committees, or state agencies and to update the law creating the agency or function. To accomplish this review, committees of reference hold public sunset hearings on sunset reports issued by...
Among the allowable uses of federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds, states have the most flexibility in spending the portion of funding used to offset the state revenue loss attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic. This memorandum provides information on the revenue loss reported for...
The subpanel supporting the Economic Relief and Recovery Task Force is pleased to present this final report. After the Summary of Findings. The report is divided into five discrete sections. The organization into discrete sections reflects the organization of the work of the subpanel. In order...
Report No. 2022-TE8
Report No. 2022-TE9