On Monday, May 16, 2016, Governor Hickenlooper signed three bills into law. To date, the governor has signed 172 bills this legislative session. The bills signed Monday are summarized here.
- SB 16-138 – Concerning a Study of the Delegation of Functions of Certain Regulations Related to Motor Vehicles Administered by the Department of Revenue, by Sen. Ray Scott and Rep. Kevin Priola. The bill requires the Department of Revenue to study and make recommendations concerning the delegation of certain DMV services, including issuance and renewal of driver’s licenses, to private entities.
- SB 16-168 – Concerning the Ability of a Political Subdivision from an Adjoining State to Jointly Operate an Airport in Colorado, by Sen. Ellen Roberts and Rep. J. Paul Brown. The bill allows a county or municipality in an adjoining state to be part of a Colorado airport authority by entering into an agreement with one or more Colorado counties or municipalities to operate an airport jointly.
- SB 16-174 – Concerning the Funding of Colorado Water Conservation Board Projects, and, in Connection Therewith, Making Appropriations, by Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg and Reps. Ed Vigil & Don Coram. The bill appropriates money from the CWCB construction fund to finance specific water-related projects in 2016-17.
For a complete list of Governor Hickenlooper’s 2016 legislative decisions, click here.