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...
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.
This issue brief provides an overview of nuclear energy, its history in Colorado, public health and safety concerns, and recent technology advancements.
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 energy‑related measures. These bills addressed the Public Utilities Commission’s operations, the Colorado Energy Office’s funding, renewable energy, electricity generation, transmission and use, and oil and gas.
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.
Summary report for the Colorado Youth Advisory Council Review Committee (COYAC).
Summary report for the Pension Review Commission.
Summary report for the Transportation Legislation Review Committee.
Pursuant to state law (Section 26-6.5-203, C.R.S.), the Early Childhood and School Readiness Legislative Commission (ECSRLC) may meet up to four times per year to study issues concerning early childhood and school readiness.
Summary report for the Water Resources Review Committee.
Summary report for the Legislative Oversight Committee Concerning the Treatment of Persons with Mental Health Disorders in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice System.
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Pension Review Commission and Pension Review Subcommittee.
The General Assembly considered several measures during the 2021 legislative session related to human services, including behavioral health and long-term care.
This memorandum provides information on state tax expenditures for renewable energy resources. State tax expenditures include individual and corporate income tax credits, deductions, and exemptions, and sales and use tax exemptions. Renewable energy resources include solar, wind, geothermal,...
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Legislative Oversight Committee Concerning Tax Policy.
Pursuant to Section 2-3-1602, C.R.S., the committee is charged with reviewing and proposing legislation or other policy changes related to wildfire prevention, mitigation, and related matters, including public safety and forest health issues.