This memorandum provides information about the regulation of professions and occupations in Colorado. Over 100 professions and occupations are currently required to be licensed, certified, or registered in Colorado, or are authorized to use an exclusive professional title, known as title...
The Economic Development Commission (EDC) works jointly with the Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) to promote economic development in the state. This issue brief discusses the work of the EDC.
During the 2020 legislative session, the General Assembly passed legislation intended to promote economic development in rural areas and to assist businesses in surviving and recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.
This memorandum provides an overview of the Colorado unemployment insurance (UI) program, including UI benefits, funding, and solvency in the context of recent economic downturns.
This memo provides an overview of data on income inequality in Colorado and the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic by income and other demographic characteristics. This memo uses new sources of publicly available high-frequency data from the U.S. Census Bureau and private companies to...
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.
Report No. 2021-TE12
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...
Report No. 2021-TE15
Report No. 2021-TE16
Report No. 2021-TE21
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 considered several measures intended to support economic development efforts in the state.
During the 2021 legislative session, the General Assembly considered several consumer protection measures related to mortgage lenders, online dating services, after‑market airbags, and towing companies.
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.