2018 Legislation

HB18-1008

Mussel-free Colorado Act

Concerning the financing of the division of parks and wildlife’s aquatic nuisance species program, and, in connection therewith, creating an aquatic nuisance species stamp for the operation of motorboats and sailboats in waters of the state, increasing penalties related to the introduction of aquatic nuisance species into the waters of the state, and combining two separate funds related to the aquatic nuisance species program into one fund.
04/16/2018 | Sent to the Governor
HB18-1053

Reclaimed Water Use For Marijuana Cultivation

Concerning the allowable uses of reclaimed domestic wastewater, and, in connection therewith, allowing reclaimed domestic wastewater to be used for marijuana cultivation.
01/29/2018 | House Committee on Agriculture, Livestock, & Natural Resources Refer Amended to Appropriations
HB18-1069

Reclaimed Water Use For Toilet Flushing

Concerning the allowable uses of reclaimed domestic wastewater, and, in connection therewith, allowing reclaimed domestic wastewater to be used for toilet flushing and making an appropriation.
04/17/2018 | Senate Third Reading Passed – No Amendments
HB18-1093

Reclaimed Water Use For Edible Crops

Concerning the allowable uses of reclaimed domestic wastewater, and, in connection therewith, allowing reclaimed domestic wastewater to be used for food crops and making an appropriation.
04/17/2018 | Sent to the Governor
HB18-1095

Educator License Requirements Military Spouses

Concerning educator licenses issued to military spouses.
03/22/2018 | Governor Signed
HB18-1130

School District-authorized Instructors

Concerning increasing the availability of qualified personnel who are licensed in another state to teach in public schools.
HB18-1138

Public Official Oaths And Affirmations

Concerning standardizing public official oaths of office, and, in connection therewith, providing a uniform oath text and establishing requirements for taking, subscribing, administering, and filing public oaths of office.
04/2/2018 | Governor Signed
HB18-1143

Unconstitutional Part Sexually Explicit Materials

Concerning the repeal of statutory provisions relating to sexually explicit materials harmful to children that were ruled unconstitutional by the Colorado supreme court.
03/23/2018 | House Second Reading Laid Over to 05/04/2018 – No Amendments
HB18-1151

Colorado Water Conservation Board Approve Deficit Irrigation Pilot Projects

Concerning the authorization of deficit irrigation pilot projects approved by the Colorado water conservation board.
03/20/2018 | Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
HB18-1174

Sunset Continue Board Of Mortgage Loan Originators

Concerning the continuation under the sunset law of the board of mortgage loan originators, and, in connection therewith, adopting the legislative recommendations of the department of regulatory agencies as contained in the department’s sunset report.
04/16/2018 | Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Refer Unamended to Appropriations
HB18-1215

Safe Disposal Naturally Occur Radioactive Material

Concerning enhanced protections regarding the disposal of naturally occurring radioactive materials.
03/22/2018 | House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Refer Amended to Finance
 Rep. J. Arndt
HB18-1241

Reimburse Expenses Restorative Justice Council

Concerning allowing reimbursement for expenses for members of the restorative justice coordinating council.
04/12/2018 | Senate Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations
HB18-1321

Efficient Administration Medicaid Transportation

Concerning efficient administration of nonemergency medical transportation within the existing benefit under the medical assistance program.
04/12/2018 | House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Refer Amended to Appropriations
HB18-1345

Electric Transmission Lines Right Of First Refusal

Concerning a process by which an incumbent electric utility may exercise a right of first refusal to construct an electric transmission line that has been approved for construction pursuant to a federal regional transmission planning requirement.
03/27/2018 | Introduced In House – Assigned to Transportation & Energy
HB18-1362

Drunk And Impaired Driving Task Force Membership

Concerning the membership expansion of the Colorado task force on drunk and impaired driving.
04/5/2018 | Introduced In House – Assigned to Transportation & Energy
 Rep. J. Arndt
HJR18-1015

Free & Fair Elections

Concerning an application to the United States Congress to call a constitutional convention for the exclusive purpose of proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution to reverse recent United States Supreme Court decisions in the area of campaign and political finance thereby restoring balance and integrity to our elections.
04/9/2018 | Introduced In House – Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs
SB18-019

Expanded Duration For Colorado Water Resources And Power Development Authority Revolving Loans

Concerning an expansion of the duration for which the Colorado water resources and power development authority may make a loan under the authority’s revolving loan programs.
03/1/2018 | Governor Signed
SB18-033

Animal Feeding Operation Permits Continuation

Concerning the continuation of the animal feeding operation permit program under the department of public health and environment, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
04/17/2018 | House Second Reading Passed with Amendments – Floor
SB18-041

Authorize Water Use Incidental Sand And Gravel Mines

Concerning the ability of operators of sand and gravel mines to use water incidental to sand and gravel mining operations to mitigate the impacts of mining.
03/1/2018 | Governor Signed
SB18-066

Extend Operation Of State Lottery Division

Concerning an extension of the operation of the state lottery division beyond July 1, 2024.
04/16/2018 | House Third Reading Passed – No Amendments
SB18-075

Campaign Contribution Limits School District Director

Concerning the establishment of contribution limits under the ‘Fair Campaign Practices Act’ for candidates for school district director.
02/07/2018 | Postponed Indefinitely in Senate State, Veterans, & Military Affairs
SB18-093

Repeal Obsolete Medicaid Waiver Persons With AIDS

Concerning the repeal of obsolete provisions in the Colorado medical assistance program relating to the inactive home- and community-based services waiver for persons living with AIDS.
03/22/2018 | Governor Signed
SB18-108

Eligibility Colorado Road And Community Safety Act

Concerning the issuance of identification documents under the “Colorado Road and Community Safety Act” to persons who are not lawfully present in the United States, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
04/17/2018 | House Second Reading Passed with Amendments – Committee
SB18-110

Repeal State Agency Reports Of Federal Money Received

Concerning the repeal of the requirement that each state agency annually report the amount of federal money it received in the prior fiscal year.
04/12/2018 | Governor Signed
SB18-111

Remove Obsolete Date From State Legal Holiday Law

Concerning the removal of an obsolete date in the law that designates state legal holidays.
SB18-118

Local School Board Authority Over Charter Schools

Concerning restoring the authority of a school district board of education to approve a charter school.
02/21/2018 | Senate Committee on Education Postpone Indefinitely
SB18-121

State Employee Moving And Relocation Expenses

Concerning certain expenses allowed to a state employee when the employee is required to change his or her place of residence in connection with a change in job duties.
SB18-129

Reorganize Drugs & Medical Devices Sales Tax Exemption

Concerning the nonsubstantive reorganization of the law exempting from state sales tax certain drugs and medical and therapeutic devices.
04/12/2018 | Governor Signed
SB18-134

Public Utilities Commission Deregulate Nonprofit Water Utilities

Concerning the exemption of nonprofit water companies from regulation by the public utilities commission.
04/02/2018 | Governor Signed
SB18-143

Parks And Wildlife Measures To Increase Revenue

Concerning measures to increase revenue for the parks and wildlife division, and, in connection therewith, setting certain hunting, fishing, parks, and recreation fees.
04/12/2018 | House Second Reading Special Order – Laid Over Daily – No Amendments
SB18-182

Source Market Fee Allocation To Horse Purse Fund

Concerning the authority to allocate a portion of the source market fee to statutorily authorized purse funds.
04/12/2018 | Governor Signed
SB18-183

Agent of Insurer Motor Vehicle Title Records

Concerning authorizing agents of insurers to access the electronic system that insurers access for owner and lienholder information of a motor vehicle.
04/12/2020 | Governor Signed
SB18-187

Marijuana Waste Recycling

Concerning transferring marijuana fibrous waste for the purpose of producing industrial fiber products.
04/10/2018 | Senate Considered House Amendments – Result was to Concur – Repass
SB18-188

Agricultural Marketing Act Notices And Inclusion Of Millet

Concerning agricultural commodities, and, in connection therewith, adding millet to the definition of an agricultural commodity and allowing the commissioner of agriculture to determine marketing order public announcement requirements.
04/17/2018 | Sent to the Governor
SB18-206

Research Institutions Affordability For Residents

Concerning ensuring affordability at public research universities in Colorado, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
04/17/2018 | Introduced In House – Assigned to Education
SB18-210

Amend Regulation Of Appraisal Management Companies

Concerning the regulation of real estate appraisal management companies, and, in connection therewith, aligning state law with current federal law and regulations.
04/17/2018 | Introduced In House – Assigned to Business Affairs and Labor
SB18-218

Colorado Water Conservation Board Construction Fund Project

Concerning the funding of Colorado water conservation board projects, and, in connection therewith, making appropriations.
04/17/2018 | Introduced In House – Assigned to Agriculture, Livestock, & Natural Resources
SB18-235

Colorado Industrial Hemp Research And Development Authority

Concerning the creation of the Colorado industrial hemp research and development authority.
04/17/2018 | Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 04/19/2018 – No Amendments
SB18-239

Animal Chiropractic Education And Reporting Requirements

Concerning a licensed chiropractor’s ability to perform animal chiropractic on an animal patient.
04/11/2018 | Introduced In Senate – Assigned to Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy
SB18-255

Electronic Documents And Signatures Vehicle Titles

Concerning the use of electronic formats in the issuance of certificates of title for vehicles.
04/17/2018 | Introduced In Senate – Assigned to Business, Labor, & Technology
SCR18-001

Repeal Of The State Board Of Education

Submitting to the registered electors of the state of Colorado amendments to the Colorado constitution concerning repeal of the state board of education.
04/03/2018 | Introduced In Senate – Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs + Education + Finance
SJM18-005

Free & Fair Elections

Memorializing the United States Congress to call a constitutional convention for the exclusive purpose of proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution to reverse recent United States Supreme Court decisions in the area of campaign and political finance thereby restoring balance and integrity to our elections.
04/11/2018 | Introduced In Senate – Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs
SJR18-003

Water Projects Eligibility Lists

Concerning approval of water project revolving fund eligibility lists administered by the Colorado water resources and power development authority.
02/13/2018 | Governor Signed