Report submitted to the Joint Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee in January 2017.
Presented to the Joint Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee on January 10, 2017.
Presented to the Joint Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee at its January 10, 2017, meetnig.
Presented to the Joint State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee at its December 16, 2016, meeting.
Presented to the Joint State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee at is December 16, 2016, meeting.
Presented to the Joint State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee at its December 16, 2016, meeting.
Presented to the State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee at its December 16, 2016, meeting.
Presented to the Select Committee on Energy and the Environment at its January 19, 2017, meeting.
This memorandum provides background information on the structure of the business personal property tax and the estimated fiscal impact of eliminating the tax. The first section of the memorandum describes the business personal property tax base, authorized exemptions, filing procedures, and the...
Public-private partnerships have become integral to developing infrastructure in Colorado and across the country. This issue brief describes public-private partnerships and summarizes public-private partnership law in Colorado.
The purchase of goods and services by most executive branch agencies in Colorado is generally governed by the state procurement code and rules (code and rules). The code and rules are designed to ensure the fair treatment of people seeking to do business with the state, to foster broad-based...
Presented to the Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorders Interim Study Committee at its August 22, 2017, meeting.
Federal law requires employers to pay their employees a minimum hourly wage. States are allowed to set different pay standards than the federal minimum wage requirement; however, if the state and federal law differ, such as in Colorado, the higher wage prevails. This issue brief provides an...
Summary Report for the Water Resources Review Committee to the Legislative Council.
The Economic Development Commission (EDC) works in conjunction with the Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) to promote economic development in the state. The EDC is statutorily required to oversee six programs, which are administered by OEDIT. This issue brief...
This memorandum provides an overview of broadband internet service programs in Colorado, including the Colorado High Cost Support Mechanism; state grant programs and other state efforts; local governments’ ability to provide broadband; and related recent legislation.
This issue brief provides an overview of the aquatic nuisance species (ANS) program, and offers current data and statistics regarding ANS in Colorado.
During the 2017 legislative session, the General Assembly considered measures related to tax credits, employee-owned businesses, the state’s sales and use tax structure, and reducing the regulatory burden on small businesses.
During the 2017 legislative session, the General Assembly considered measures concerning electric demand side management for investor-owned utilities, energy infrastructure, and consumer protections.
One of the major components of transportation planning and project development is environmental review. This memorandum provides information on the National Environmental Protection Act and the environmental review process for large transportation projects.
The Senate Select Committee on Energy and the Environment was convened pursuant to Senate Rule 22(c), which allows the Senate President to create a committee to review a single specified subject matter area or issue during a regular legislative session. According to the Senate President’s...
The House Select Committee on Climate Responsibility was convened pursuant to House Rule 25B, which allows the Speaker of the House of Representatives (Speaker) to create a committee to review a single specified subject matter area or issue during a regular legislative session. The purpose of...