Report No. 2021-TE15
Report No. 2021-TE16
Report No. 2021-TE21
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 measures related to labor and employment, including measures related to workforce development, the treatment of workers, and workers’ compensation.
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 considered several measures related to professions and occupations, including bills modifying licensure requirements for architects, establishing a professional licensure program for radon technicians, and changing residency requirements...
Report No. 2022-TE4
Report No. 2022-TE8
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...
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.
Pursuant to House Bill 19-1184, Legislative Council Staff will prepare demographic notes for up to 20 bills each session beginning with the 2020 legislative session. This memorandum provides an overview of the demographic note process, including the process for requesting a demographic note, the...
This memorandum memorializes the process for requesting and preparing Demographic Notes (notes) pursuant to Section 2-2-322.5, C.R.S. It outlines the number of notes per session, the process for requesting notes, the preparation and timing of notes, and the preparation of revised and final notes...
During the 2022 legislative session, the General Assembly passed numerous bills related to general business issues and economic development initiatives.
Report No. 2022-TE33
During the 2022 legislative session, the Colorado General Assembly considered several measures concerning professions and occupations including health care professionals, sunrise and sunset reviews, and employment and licensure.
Report No. 2022-TE38
This memorandum highlights regional and sectoral differences in Colorado’s labor market and employment recovery from the pandemic‑induced recession, including in labor force, job openings, and employment.
This memorandum provides an overview of programs that are designed to provide a boost to Colorado's economy, including incentivizing businesses to locate in Colorado, expand their Colorado-based workforce, or otherwise grow their Colorado business operations. This memorandum does not include...
The General Assembly considered several measures related to labor and employment during the 2022 legislative session, including numerous bills on workforce development, as well as bills on wage theft, non-compete agreements, and whistleblower protection, among others.
To date, Colorado and ten other states have enacted paid family and medical leave laws. The other states include California, Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Washington. However, the New Hampshire is voluntary for employers...
During the 2022 legislative session, the Colorado General Assembly considered measures related to agriculture, including wildlife and conservation, workforce, the Colorado State Fair, and other agriculture‑related topics.
In 2023, the General Assembly considered a number of bills related to business and economic development including several related to automobile dealerships and consumer protection.
In 2023, the General Assembly passed two laws relating to the regulation of professions and continued the regulation of notaries public for nine more years.
Colorado's policymakers from all backgrounds face significant challenges in responding to the rapidly changing nature of work.