During the 2023 legislative session, the General Assembly examined a number of measures related to firearms. Specifically, lawmakers debated policies about ghost guns, extreme risk protection orders, the minimum age to purchase a firearm, waiting periods, and lawsuits filed...
This memorandum provides a listing of criminal justice reform legislation enacted in Colorado from 2013 through 2023. More specifically, the attached table provides the bill number, title, and description of the criminal justice reform legislation, organized by category.
Under the Colorado Governmental Immunity Act (CGIA), public entities and employees are generally immune from liability in all claims except those specifically provided for in state law. In 2020, national and local public demonstrations against excessive use of force by law enforcement prompted...
Federal, state, and local entities work to deliver programs and initiatives to increase food security and accessibility for Coloradans. This issue brief provides an overview of key programs and efforts within the state, including beneficiaries, operations, and funding.
The General Assembly considered several measures related to local government during the 2023 legislative session, including bills regarding local government operations, metropolitan districts, public employees, electric vehicles, and safety.
During the 2023 legislative session, the General Assembly examined a number of measures related to civil law. Specifically, the legislature passed bills that made changes to consumer protections, asset forfeiture, and reproductive and civil rights.
The 2023 Colorado General Assembly considered a range of state government and immigration bills related to detention facilities, government records, legislative committees, workplace standards, and public buildings.