May 21, 2019

Bills Regarding Volunteer Fire Department, Military Relief Fund, and Supplemental Appropriations Signed

On Wednesday, March 11, 2015, Governor Hickenlooper signed 21 bills. To date, the governor has signed 24 bills this legislative session. Most of the bills signed Wednesday were supplemental appropriations bills. These included supplemental appropriations for the departments of agriculture, corrections, education, law, health care policy and financing, human services, local affairs, natural resources, public health, regulatory agencies, state, and transportation, as well as the offices of the governor and lieutenant governor.

The two non-appropriations bills signed are as follows:

  • HB 15-1017Concerning Nongovernmental Volunteer Fire Departments in Colorado, and, in Connection Therewith, Enacting the “Volunteer Fire Department Organization Act,” by Reps. Millie Hamner & Perry Buck and Sen. Ellen Roberts. The bill establishes the “Volunteer Fire Department Organization Act” to regulate volunteer fire departments. 
  • HB 15-1052Concerning Eligibility to Receive a Grant from the Military Family Relief Fund, by Reps. Terri Carver & Jovan Melton and Sen. Nancy Todd. The bill makes slight amendments to the statutes regarding military family relief grants.

For the complete list of bills signed on March 11, 2015, click here. For all of Governor Hickenlooper’s 2015 legislative decisions, click here.