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Archives for February 8, 2013

SB 13-051: Requiring Annual Inspections of Certain Marijuana Cultivation Locations

On Wednesday, January 16, 2013, Sen. Randy Baumgardner introduced SB 13-051 – Concerning Fire Inspections for Marijuana Cultivation Locations. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.

The bill would require a local fire department to annually inspect each medical marijuana optional cultivation premises, each primary caregiver cultivation location, and each marijuana grow building in its jurisdiction. The fire chief may charge a fee of no more than $100 for the inspection. The bill is assigned to the Judiciary Committee.

SB 13-049: Exempting Motor Vehicles in a Roundabout from Requirement of Signaling Before Leaving Current Traffic Lane

On Wednesday, January 16, 2013, Sen. Kevin Lundberg introduced SB 13-049 – Concerning an Exemption Within a Roundabout from the Rule Requiring a Vehicle to Signal an Intention to Leave the Current Lane of Travel. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.

Currently, a person must signal an intention to turn when intending to change lanes or turn while driving a vehicle. The bill exempts motor vehicles that are within a roundabout. The bill is assigned to the Transportation Committee.

SB 13-047: Improving Protections Against Identity Theft for Youth in Foster Care

On Wednesday, January 16, 2013, Sen. Linda Newell introduced SB 13-047 – Concerning Protections for Youth in Foster Care Against Identity Theft. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.

The bill amends the statute for protection of youth in foster care against identity theft by:

  • Removing the exclusion of youth who are in the custody of the division of youth corrections or a state mental hospital;
  • Expanding the ages of the youth covered to any youth who is 16 years of age or older and in foster care; and
  • Requiring the department of human services to obtain annual credit reports rather than a single report.

The bill is assigned to the Judiciary Committee.

Since this summary, the Colorado General Assembly’s website indicates that the bill is assigned to the Health & Human Services Committee.

SB 13-046: Restricting Authority of Dialysis Treatment Clinics to Provide Outpatient Hemodialysis Treatment in Cases of Non-End-Stage Renal Disease

On Wednesday, January 16, 2013, Sen. John Kefalas introduced SB 13-046 – Concerning the Authorization of Dialysis Treatment Clinics to Provide Outpatient Hemodialysis Treatment to Patients with Acute Kidney Failure. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.

The bill prohibits a dialysis treatment clinic from providing outpatient hemodialysis treatment to a non-end-stage renal disease patient without a referral for treatment from a board-certified or board-eligible nephrologist licensed as a physician in Colorado. It also eliminates the existing requirement that home dialysis only be used in cases of end-stage renal disease. On Jan. 31, the Health and Human Services Committee amended the bill and sent it to the Senate Consent Calendar for consideration on 2nd Reading.

Since this summary, on Second Reading in the Senate, the bill was laid over daily with amendments.

SB 13-044: Changing the Time when a Quality Incentive Payment is Made Under a Prepaid Inpatient Health Plan Agreement

On Wednesday, January 16, 2013, Sen. Jeanne Nicholson introduced SB 13-044 – Concerning Incentive Payments in Prepaid Inpatient Health Plan Agreements. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.

The bill changes the time when a quality incentive payment is made under a prepaid inpatient health plan agreement from within six months to within a reasonable period of time. On Jan. 30, the Health and Human Services approved the bill (no amendments) and sent the bill to the Senate Consent Calendar for consideration on 2nd Reading.

Since this summary, the bill was passed in the Senate on Second and Third Readings, introduced in the House, and assigned to the House Public Health Care & Human Services Committee.

Colorado Court of Appeals: Announcement Sheet, 2/7/13

On Thursday, February 7, 2013, the Colorado Court of Appeals issued no published opinions and 19 unpublished opinions.

Neither State Judicial nor the Colorado Bar Association provides case summaries for unpublished appellate opinions. The case announcement sheet is available here.

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 2/7/13

On Thursday, February 7, 2013, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued three published opinions and four unpublished opinions.

Saccato v. Wilson

USA for Use & Benefit of OLS v. Southwind Construction Service

White v. Mckinna

Logsdon v. Harvanek

No case summaries are provided for unpublished opinions. However, published opinions are summarized and provided by Legal Connection.