November 26, 2014

e-Legislative Report, 4/29/13

Michael Valdez, the Director of Legislative Relations for the Colorado Bar Association, issued his weekly e-Legislative Report on Monday, April 29, 2013. In this issue, he discusses some of the bills at the Capitol and summarizes several “late” bills of interest.

At the Capitol

Boxscores:

Monday, April 22

  • SB 13-197. Concerning preventing persons who have committed domestic violence from possessing firearms, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation. Passed on 3rd Reading in the House.
  • SB 13-195. Concerning requiring certain applicants for concealed handgun permits to complete a handgun training class on the physical grounds where the certified instructor of the course offers the course. Passed on 3rd Reading in the House.
  • SB 13-26. Concerning expansion of the “Michael Skolnik Medical Transparency Act of 2010” to require additional health care providers to disclose information about their practice history, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation. Passed on 3rd Reading in the House.
  • SB 13-7. Concerning the repeal date of the Colorado commission on criminal and juvenile justice, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation. Passed on 3rd Reading in the House.
  • HB 13-1265. Concerning the income tax credit for business facility employees under the “Urban and Rural Enterprise Zone Act.” Passed on 3rd Reading in the Senate.
  • SB 13-258. Concerning a clarification that each application included in the definition of development permit constitutes a stage in the development permit approval process. Passed on 3rd Reading in the Senate.
  • HB 13-1225. Concerning additional protections for homeowner’s insurance policyholders in Colorado, and, in connection therewith, enacting the “Homeowner’s Insurance Reform Act of 2013.” Passed on 3rd Reading in the Senate.
  • HB 13-1272. Concerning the modification of a special district’s sales and use tax base to make it the same as the state’s sales and use tax base. Passed on 3rd Reading in the Senate.

Tuesday, April 23

  • SB 13-262. Concerning the exemption of representative services of enrolled agents from the definition of debt management services. Passed on 3rd Reading in the Senate.
  • HB 13-1200. Concerning the “Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act.” Passed on 3rd Reading in the Senate.
  • HB 13-1294. Concerning a clarification that the state’s judicial department is included within the definition of “public entity” for purposes of the “Colorado Governmental Immunity Act.” Passed on 3rd Reading in the House.
  • SB 13-137. Concerning system improvements to prevent fraud in the Medicaid program, and, in connection therewith, employing advanced data analytics. Passed on 3rd Reading in the House.
  • HB 13-1251. Concerning collection of a DNA sample from offenders convicted of a class 1 misdemeanor in the Colorado criminal code, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation. Passed on 3rd Reading in the House.

Thursday, April 25

  • SB 13-251. Concerning documentary evidence needed for an individual to be issued an identity document by the department of revenue, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation. Passed on 3rd Reading in the Senate.

Friday, April 26

  • HB 13-1319. Johnston—Concerning the establishment of the ratio of valuation for assessment for residential real property. Passed on 3rd Reading in the House.
  • HB 13-1300. Concerning nonsubstantive revisions of statutes in the Colorado Revised Statutes, as amended, and, in connection therewith, amending or repealing obsolete, inconsistent, and conflicting provisions of law and clarifying the language to reflect the legislative intent of the laws. “The Revisor’s Bill.” Passed on 3rd Reading in the House.
  • HB 13-1307. Concerning the effect of the inclusion of a legal description on the validity of documents affecting title to real property. Passed on 3rd Reading in the House.
  • HB 13-1302. Concerning a modification of the requirements governing proceedings to consolidate special districts. Passed on 3rd Reading in the House.
  • HB 13-1314. Concerning the transfer of the administration of long-term services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities to the department of health care policy and financing. Passed on 3rd Reading in the House.
  • HB 13-1242. Concerning a repeal of the mandatory sentencing requirement for violation of bail bond conditions for certain offenders. Passed on 3rd Reading in the House.
  • HB 13-1308. Concerning allowing a law enforcement agency to acquire call location information from a telecommunications device without a court order in an emergency situation. Passed on 3rd Reading in the House.
  • SB 13-216. Concerning youthful offenders within the state department of corrections. Passed on 3rd Reading in the House.
  • SB 13-244. Concerning a task force to study substance abuse. Passed on 3rd Reading in the House.
  • SB 13-200. Concerning an increase in the income eligibility for certain optional groups in the medicaid program to one hundred thirty-three percent of the federal poverty line, and, in connection therewith, making and reducing an appropriation. Passed on 3rd Reading in the House.
  • HB 13-1136. Concerning the creation of remedies in employment discrimination cases brought under state law. Passed on 3rd Reading in the Senate.
  • SB 13-282. Concerning a medical exemption from tiered electricity rates. Passed on 3rd Reading in the Senate.
  • HB 13-1129. Concerning creating the evidence-based practices implementation for capacity resource center, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation. Passed on 3rd Reading in the Senate.
  • HB 13-1077. Concerning a driver’s right to challenge the lawfulness of a law enforcement officer’s initial contact in an administrative proceeding for a revocation of a driver’s license. Passed on 3rd Reading in the Senate.

Click here to read the full e-Legislative Report, and stay tuned for summaries of Bills of Interest.

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