September 22, 2014

Governor Hickenlooper Signs Nineteen More Bills into Law

On Tuesday, nineteen more bills reached Governor John Hickenlooper’s desk and were signed into law. The bills were the ninth group to emerge from the 2011 General Assembly.

Among the bills was SB 11-040, concerning youth concussion guidelines and in honor of Jake Snakenberg, who died last year due to complications following a concussion. To listen to audio from the signing of the bill, click here.

  • HB 11-1079
    • Sponsored by Rep. Casso and Sen. Jahn. Methods to Reduce the Number of Homeless Youth.
  • HB 11-1083
    • Sponsored by Rep. Swerdfeger and Sens. Giron and Grantham. Concerning the Creation of New Hydroelectricity Projects, Allowing the Public Utilities Commission to Evaluate their Creation.
  • HB 11-1118
    • Sponsored by Rep. J. Kerr and Sen. Carroll. Authorization for the State Auditor to Audit the Performance of State Public Highway Authority.
  • HB 11-1153
    • Sponsored by Rep. Hullinghorst and Sen. Newell. Concerning Juror Service in Terms of Time Length and Procedures.
  • HB 11-1167
    • Sponsored by Rep. Ferrandino and Sen. Nicholson. The Petitioner Process for the Sealing of Certain Drug Records.
  • HB 11-1183
    • Sponsored by Rep. Bradford and Sen. Spence. Requiring that Death Certificate Indicate if the Deceased was Pregnant within Twelve Months Preceding the Death.
  • HB 11-1193
    • Sponsored by Rep. Labuda and Sen. Boyd. Integrated System-of-Care Family Advocacy Programs for Mental Health Juvenile Justice Population.
  • HB 11-1203
    • Sponsored by Rep. Lee and Sen. Nicholson. Requirement that Private Custodians of Criminal Records Remove Records from their Database when Ordered by the Court.
  • HB 11-1226
    • Sponsored by Rep. Conti and Sen. Spence. Concerning Information Provided on a Disabled Veteran’s Property Tax Exemption Application Form.
  • HB 11-1239
    • Sponsored by Rep. Nikkel and Sen. Roberts. A Requirement to Include Additional Information in Bills Pertaining to Criminal Offenses.
  • HB 11-1262
    • Sponsored by Reps. Becker and Levy and Sens. Johnson and Brophy. Procedures to Ensure Transparency in the Bidding of Electric Utilities for the Acquisition of New Generation Facilities.
  • SB 11-010
    • Sponsored by Sen. Tochtrop and Rep. Priola. Concerning the Trade Readjustment Allowance Program.
  • SB 11-016
    • Sponsored by Sen. Grantham and Rep. Barker. Increases in the Amounts Allocated to Certain Family Members During the Administration of a Decedent’s Estate.
  • SB 11-019
    • Sponsored by Sen. K. King and Rep. Stephens. Concerning Payment of the Costs of Health Insurance Coverage to Employees of Small Employers.
  • SB 11-024
    • Sponsored by Sen. K. King and Rep. Looper. Free State Park Admission for Veterans, and the Establishment of Specific Calendar Days with Free Admission to Veterans and Members of the Wounded Warriors Program.
  • SB 11-031
    • Sponsored by Sen. Cadman and Rep. Looper. Concerning Motor Vehicles Valued as Collectors Items for Historical Value.
  • SB 11-040
    • Sponsored by Sens. Spence and Newell and Reps. Summers and Todd. Concerning the Requirement that a Coach of an Organized Youth Athletic Activity Follow Concussion Guidelines, and Creating the “Jake Snakenberg Youth Concussion Act.”
  • SB 11-087
    • Sponsored by Sen. Boyd and Reps. Fields and Beezley. Authority for the Public Utilities Commission to Create an Exemption from Tiered Rate Plans Based on a Customer’s Medical Condition.
  • SB 11-100
    • Sponsored by Sens. Hudak and K. King and Rep. Murray. Continuation of the Council of Higher Education Representatives.

For a complete list of Governor Hickenlooper’s 2011 legislation decisions click here.