August 15, 2018

Thirteen More Bills Signed Into Law This Week

Governor Hickenlooper has signed 124 bills into law in the 2012 legislative session, including thirteen bills that he signed on Thursday, April 12. A complete list of the bills he signed Thursday can be found here. Five of these bills are highlighted below.

  • SB 12-023Improve Eligible Persons Access To PACE Program
    • Concerning The Program Of All-Inclusive Care For The Elderly, And, In Connection Therewith, Addressing Enrollment Of Persons Who Are Eligible For The PACE Program And Addressing How The Pace Program Works With Integrative Initiatives Involving The Medicaid Population In Colorado.
  • SB 12-030Public Trustee & Foreclosure Sales
    • Concerning Administrative Matters Related To A Foreclosure Sale.
  • SB 12-033Child Fatality Reviews
    • Concerning Adding Near Fatalities To The Responsibilities Of The Department Of Human Services Child Fatality Review Team.
  • SB 12-062Voting By Military Personnel
    • Concerning Procedures That Facilitate Voting By Military Personnel.
  • HB 12-1299Lessee Can Claim Innovative Motor Vehicle Tax Credit
    • Concerning The Specification That A Motor Vehicle Lessee Is Entitled To Claim The Innovative Motor Vehicle Tax Credit.

For a complete list of Governor Hickenlooper’s 2012 legislative decisions, click here.

HB 12-1299: Specifies that Innovative Tax Credit for Environmentally Friendly Motor Vehicles Applicable to Motor Vehicle Lessees, Not Lessors

On February 13, 2012, Rep. Jonathan Singer and Sen. Brandon Shaffer introduced HB 12-1299 – Concerning the Specification that a Motor Vehicle Lessee Is Entitled to Claim the Innovative Motor Vehicle Tax Credit. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.

For income tax years commencing on or after January 1, 2012, the bill specifies that it is the motor vehicle lessee, not the lessor, that is entitled to claim the innovative motor vehicle tax credit. The bill has cleared both houses and now heads to the Governor’s desk for action.

Summaries of other featured bills can be found here.