August 23, 2019

Governor Hickenlooper Signs Sixteen More Bills into Law

This week, Governor John Hickenlooper signed sixteen more bills into law during a statewide tour. The bills comprised the twenty-seventh, twenty-eighth, twenty-ninth, and thirtieth groups of legislation signed by the governor from the 2011 General Assembly.

  • SB 11-208
    • Sponsored by Sens. Schwarz and Hodge and Reps. Sonnenberg and Gerou. Concerning the Consolidation of Wildlife Entities with Parks and Outdoor Recreation Entities under the Department of Natural Resources.
  • SB 11-265
    • Sponsored by Sens. Johnston and S. King and Reps. Duran and Scott. Concerning Changing the Name of Mesa State College to Colorado Mesa University.
  • HB 11-1071
    • Sponsored by Rep. Hamner and Sen. Bacon. Concerning the Voluntary Contribution Designation Benefiting the Roundup River Ranch Fun that Appears on the State Individual Income Tax Return Forms.


  • SB 11-227
    • Sponsored by Sen. Hudak and Reps. Vaad and Ryden. Concerning a Repeal of the Exception to the Child Restraint System Law for Children Weighing More than Forty Pounds Who Are Being Transported in a Motor Vehicle with a Rear Seat that Was Not Equipped with Combination Belts.
  • SB 11-260
    • Sponsored by Sen. Morse and Rep. Lee. Concerning Safety Procedures Related to the Towing of Vehicles.
  • HB 11-1032
    • Sponsored by Rep. Lee and Sen. Newell. Concerning Restorative Justice.
  • HB 11-1293
    • Sponsored by Reps. Stephens and Murray and Sens. Jahn and Newell. Concerning the Repeal of HB 10-1192 Regarding the State Sales and Use Tax of Standardized Software on July 1, 2012.
  • HB 11-1301
    • Sponsored by Rep. Waller and Sen. Schwartz. Concerning Statutory Changes to Increase Efficiency in the Operation of Public Institutions of Higher Education.


  • SB 11-050
    • Sponsored by Sen. Roberts and Rep. Gerou. Concerning a Requirement that a Condemning Authority Pay Fair Market Value for Land Subject to a Conservation Easement.
  • SB 11-090
    • Sponsored by Sen. Schwartz and Rep. Baumgardner. Concerning the Continuation of the Issuance of Permits for Weather Modification Operations, and Implementing the Sunset Review Recommendations of the Department of Regulatory Agencies.
  • SB 11-177
    • Sponsored by Sen. Nicholson and Rep. Coram. Concerning the Teen Pregnancy and Dropout Prevention Program and Continuing the Program.
  • SB 11-238
    • Sponsored by Sen. Nicholson and Reps. Coram and Wilson. Concerning the Extension of the Annual Transfers of Federal Mineral Lease Revenues to the Wildfire Preparedness Fund.
  • SB 11-267
    • Sponsored by Sen. Schwartz and Reps. Coram and Hamner. Concerning Measures to Promote Forest Health, Creating the Colorado Forest Biomass Use Work Group, Promoting the Creation of Sustainable Market-Based Models for Active Forest Management and Woody Biomass Energy Development.


  • SB 11-230
    • Sponsored by Sen. Bacon and Rep. Massey. Concerning the Financing of Public Schools.
  • SB 11-235
    • Sponsored by Sen. Giron and Reps. Pace and Swerdferger. Concerning Methods to Reduce the Air Quality Permit Application Backlog, and Authorizing the Use of Nongovernmental Air Quality Modeling Engineers for Purposes of Permit Application Approvals.
  • HB 11-1277
    • Sponsored by Reps. Massey and Solano and Sen. Bacon. Concerning Statutory Changes Involving K-12 Education.

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

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