Legislature

Fentanyl Bill Passes First Committee Vote with Amendments Following Emotional Hearing

A bill to address the fentanyl crisis passed its first committee vote on Wednesday with amendments to add harsher penalties for possession.

Bill Introduced to Repeal Requirement to Confirm Legal Status Before Issuing Identification Documents

Lawmakers introduced a bill that would repeal a requirement to confirm an individual's lawful presence in the U.S. before issuing identification documents.

Bill Introduced to Protect Injured Workers’ Mental Health Records

The speed with which bills are being signed into law is increasing — but the session isn’t over yet and bills continue to be introduced.

Fentanyl Prevention Bill Introduced

This week, legislators in the House introduced long awaited legislation addressing fentanyl use in the state.
Colorado State Capitol

Consumer Protection Bills Cross the Finish Line at the Capitol

The legislature passed bills authorizing consumer protection class actions and allowing homeowners to shield more equity from creditors.

House Introduces Bill to Create an Agricultural Workforce Services Program

Lawmakers introduced a bill that would create a Colorado Agricultural Workforce Services Program in the Department of Agriculture.

Election Security Bill Introduced

Senate Democrats introduced a bill this past week that takes aim at election security concerns that have been circulating the state.
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Lawmakers Hear Testimony on Colorado False Claims Act from AG, Business Groups

AG Phil Weiser and business community representatives testified about the proposed Colorado False Claims Act at the state capitol on Tuesday.
Colorado State Capitol

Lawmakers Toss Jury Selection Bias Issue Back to Judicial Branch

Lawmakers killed a bill on implicit bias in jury selection, giving the judicial branch another chance at addressing the issue.

Bills Addressing Medical Billing, Marijuana Regulation, Affordable Housing Introduced

This week, lawmakers introduced legislation on a variety of issues including affordable housing, medical billing practices and more.