Legislation

The 2016 Legislative Session has begun! This page will be updated with bills that I am working on this session.  Stay tuned folks!

HB 16-1001: State Contract Certify Compliance With Equal Pay Laws Waiting to be heard by Business Affairs and Labor Committee.

HB 16-1011: Metropolitan District Authority to Promote Business Development
Passed out of the House, waiting to be heard by Senate Business Labor and Technology Committee.

HB 16-1043: JTC Authority To Approve Requests For Waivers
Passed out of the House, waiting to be heard by Senate Appropriations Committee.

HB 16-1102: Drug Production Costs Transparency Requirements
Waiting to be heard by House Health Insurance and Environment Committee.

HB 16-1156: Extend Pay Transparency Protection All Employees
Waiting to be heard by Business Affairs and Labor Committee.

HB 16-1170: Sunset Division Racing Events
Waiting to be heard by House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.

SB 16-015: Rules For Allowed Marijuana Pesticides
Passed out of the House waiting for introduction to Senate.

SB 16-020: Clarify Calculation Issues Of Auto Capital Funding
Passed out of the House waiting to be heard by Senate Finance Committee.

SB 16-063: Intergovernmental Agreement With Out-of-state
Passed unanimously out of the House Local Government Committee.

SB 16-078: Assisted Living Facilitator Competency Requirement
Waiting to be heard by Business Labor and Technology Committee.

SB 16-094: District Public Health Agency Costs By County
Waiting to be heard by Health and Human Services Committee.

SB 16-109: State Patrol Facility In Pueblo
Waiting to be heard by Transportation Committee.

SJM 16-002: Federal Funding For Catastrophic Wildfire Response
Passed out of the Senate, waiting to be heard by House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee February 3rd.

SJR 16-003: Water Projects Eligibility Lists
Passed out of the House waiting to be heard by Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.

 

Bills that I sponsored that became law.

HB 09-1233- Recognize Acequias

HB 09-1294: Renew Nongame and Wildlife Program

HB 09-1199: Rural Substance Abuse Grant Program

HB 09-1357- Filling Camp Finished Reports with SOS

SB 09-041- Private Activity Bond Ceiling Allocation

SB 09-098: Tax Exempt Blended Diesel Products

SB 09- 042: Administration of Property Tax Exemption

SB-09-117: Sunset Meat Processors and Home Food Plans

SB 09-177: New Solar Facility Property Tax Valuation

HB 10-1265: Waive Surcharges for Indigent Defendants

HB 10-1333: Green Jobs Colorado Training Program

HB 10-1340: Law Enforcement Abandoned Vehicle Tow

HB 10-1362- Inactive Special Districts

SB 10-072: Colorado Seed Potato Act

HB 12-1078: Exempt Drinking Water Certification Designation

HB 11-1087:- Pest Control Reimbursement

HB 12-1080: Adams State College Name Change

HB 12-1178: Notice for Tax Refund of Lost Gas or Special Fuel

SB 12-040: Higher Education Facilities Eligible for Controlled Maintenance

HB 13-1010: Procurement of Stationery Supplies by Counties

HB 13-1186: Special District Meeting Notices and Transparency

HB 13-1234: Lease Purchase for DOA Office Consolidation

SB 13-040: Complete Cemetery Expansion at Homelake Center

SB 13-188: Landowner Preference Wildlife Hunting License

SB 13-153: Sunset Farm-School Coordination Task Force

SB 13-067: Extend Public Lands Off-Road Vehicle Law

SB 13-263: Developement of Capitol Master Complex Plan

SB 13-280: Title Off-Highway Vehicles

HB 13-1168: Recognize Unincorporated Acequia Ditches

HB 14-1066: County Clerk And Recorder Driver’s License Fee

HB 14-1166: Renewal Of Concealed Handgun Permits

HB 14- 1092: Create CO Youth Conservation Corps Tax Checkoff

HB 14-1096- Underfunded Courthouse Facilities Grant Program

HB 14-1166- Renewal of Handgun Permits

HB 14-1184- Elect Pueblo Conservancy District Board Flood Mitigation

HB 14-1307: Recategorize Mineral County as Class V County

SB 14-017: Limit Use Of Ag Water For Lawn Irrigation

SB 14-026: Division of Water Resources Remove Printing Requirements

HB 15-1006: Invasive Phreatophyte Grant Program

HB 15- 1034: Add Judge in Twelfth Judicial District

HB 15-1074: Board of County Commissioners Member Liability

HB 15-1087: Alcohol and Substance Abuse Medical Detox Centers

HB 15-1243: Parks and Wildlife Trusts Spend Mitigation Money

HB 15-1245: Board of Land Use Fund for Maintenance COsts

HB 15-1277: Species Conservation Trust Fund Projects

HB 15-1333: Regional Center Depreciation Account in Capital COnstruction Fund

SB 15-008: Promote Water Conservation in Land Use Planning

SB 15-021: Interstate Pest Control Compact Repeal

SB 15-023: Off Highway Vehicle State Highway

SB 15-198: Expand Following Pilot Program Non Municipal Uses

SB 15-199: Continue Funding for Habitat Partnership Program

SB 15-226: Hunter Education WIldlife Hunting License

SB 15-253: Colorado Water Conservation Building Construction Fund Project

 

Here is a list of bills that I worked on in the previous sessions.

HB 15-1006: Invasive Phreatophyte Grant Program

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HB 15-1074: Board Of County Commissioners Member Liability

HB 15-1087: Alcohol And Substance Abuse Medical Detox Centers

HJR 15-1066: Water Projects Revolving Fund Eligibility Lists

SB 15-008: Promote Water Conservation In Land Use Planning

SB 15-021: Interstate Pest Control Compact Repeal

SB 15-089: State Fiscal Responsibility For Providing Courts

Here is a list of bills that I worked on last session.

HB 14-1066: County Clerk And Recorder Driver’s License Fee
Signed into law by Gov. Hickenlooper on May 31, 2014

HB 14- 1092: Create CO Youth Conservation Corps Tax Checkoff
Signed into law by Gov. Hickenlooper on April 25, 2014

HB 14-1096: Underfunded Courthouse Facilities Grant Program
Signed into law by Gov. Hickenlooper on May 14, 2014

HB 14-1166: Renewal Of Concealed Handgun PermitsDSC_0668
Signed into law by Gov. Hickenlooper on March 14, 2014

HB 14-1184: Elect Pueblo Conservancy Dist Bd Flood Mitigation
Signed into law by Gov. Hickenlooper on April 4, 2014

HB 14-1307: Recategorize Mineral County As Class V County

HB 14-1320: Increase Water Right Diligence From 6 To 10 Years

SB 14-017: Limit Use Of Ag Water For Lawn Irrigation
Signed into law by Gov. Hickenlooper on April 11, 2014

SB 14-026: Div Water Resources Remove Printing Requirements
Signed into law by Gov. Hickenlooper on February 19, 2014

HB 13-1010: Concerning the elimination of restrictions for the procurement of stationary supplies by boards of county commissioners.

Signed into law by Gov. Hickenlooper on March 8, 2013.

HB 13-1168: Concerning an expansion in the ability of a ditch to operate as an acequia ditch.

Signed into law by Gov. Hickenlooper on March 29, 2013.

HB 13-1186: Concerning procedures for increasing transparency for certain special district boards and requiring that a public meeting be held before a district sets or changes domestic water or sanitary sewer service rates and requires that all special districts formed pursuant to the special districts provisons file a special district disclosure document to be recorded by the county clerk and recorder for all properties included within the district boundaries.

Signed into law by Gov. Hickenlooper on April 4, 2013.

HB 13-1234: Concerning the authority of the state to enter into lease-purchase agreements for the Department of Agriculture’s office consolidation.

Signed into law by Gov. Hickenlooper on May 10, 2013.

SB 13-040: Concerning the completion of the cemetery expansion project at the Homelake Military Veterans Cemetery.

SB 13-067: Concerning the operation of vehicles off-road.

Signed into law by Gov. Hickenlooper on April 4, 2013.

SB 13-153: Concerning the continuation of the interagency Farm-To-School program.

Signed into law by Gov. Hickenlooper on March 22, 2013.

SB 13-188: Concerning a program to give landowners a preference for hunting licenses to encourage hunting on private property.

Signed into law by Gov. Hickenlooper on May 18, 2013

SB 13-263: Concerning the development of a Capitol Complex Master Plan.

Signed into law by Gov. Hickenlooper on May 28, 2013

SB 13-264: Concerning requiring the Commission on Family Medicine to support the development of rural family medicine residency programs.

SB 13-280: Concerning the issuance of certificates of title for off-highway vehicles.

HB 12-1078: Concerning the exemption of drinking water treatment facilities from the requirement Bill Signingto obtain a certificate of designation.

HB 12-1080: Concerning changing the name of Adams State College to Adams State University.

HB 12-1178: Concerning the deadline for filing notice for reimbursement of tax payments for lost gasoline or special fuel.

SB 12-040: Concerning the qualification of certain state higher education facilities for state controlled maintenance funding.

HB 11-1087: Concerning reimbursement to county governments for charges incurred in pest control operations undertaken by the county.

SB 11-134: Concerning the addition of certain drugs to the statutory list of Schedule I Controlled Substances.

HB 10-1265: Concerning a court’s authority to waive certain charges levied against indigent defendants.

HB 10-1333: Concerning the creation of the Green Jobs Colorado Training Program in the Office of the Governor, and, in connection therewith, creating the Green Jobs Colorado Advisory Council and the Green Jobs Colorado Training Fund, and making an appropriation.

HB 10-1340: Concerning the notice sent by a law enforcement agency when a vehicle has been towed from public property.

HB 10-1362: Concerning the inactive status of a special district.

HB 10-1072: Concerning creation of the “Colorado Seed Potato Act”.

SB 10-209: Concerning the allocation of 2009 national forest payments in counties as said payments relate to federal payments in lieu of taxes.

HB 09-1119: Concerning creation of a program to assist entities providing programs to address Rittersubstance abuse problems in rural areas of Colorado.

HB 09-1233: Concerning the recognition of acequias and authorizing acequia ditch corporations.

HB 09-1294: Concerning the voluntary contribution designation benefiting the non-game and endangered wildlife fund that appears on the state individual income tax return forms and extending  the period for the contribution designation.

HB 09-1357: Concerning a requirement that campaign finance reports required to be filed with the county clerk and recorder be filed instead with the Secretary of State.

SB 09-041: Concerning the administration of the “Private Activity Bond Ceiling Allocation Act”.

SB 09-042: Concerning the administration of the exempt status of property for property tax purposes.

SB 09-098: Concerning blending diesel fuels after withdrawal at the rack.

SB 09-117: Concerning the continuation of the regulation by the Department of Agriculture of persons selling processed meat and clarifying the statutory distinction between custom meat processors and the sellers of food service plans, amending terms to comport with current business practices, and increasing consumer protections.

SB 09-171: Concerning the us of moneys in the Colorado Customized Training Program.

SB 09-177: Concerning the valuation of new solar energy facilities for the purpose of property.

SB 09-257: Concerning amendments to the “Building Excellent Schools Today Act” that will allow more efficient implementation of the act without reducing its funding or restricting existing lease-purchase agreement authorization.