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2017 Legislation

HB 17-1011 –¬†Statute Of Limitation Discipline Mental Health Professional

Concerning a limitation on when certain disciplinary actions may be commenced against a mental health professional, and, in connection therewith, requiring that a mental health professional provide notice to former clients regarding record retention and that all complaints be resolved by the agency within two years after the date the complaint was filed.
03/16/2017 | Governor Signed
Rep. J. Melton | Sen. J. Tate

HB 17-1061 – Modify Definition Of Commercial Vehicle

Concerning modification of the class of vehicles that is subject to regulation as commercial vehicles.
03/20/2017 | Governor Signed
Rep. J. Becker | Rep. J. Melton | Sen. R. Scott | Sen. N. Todd

HB 17-1069 – Subcommittee On Data Privacy

Concerning the creation of a subcommittee to address information security, and, in connection therewith, charging the subcommittee to consider strategies for protecting data and other information resources of the state against unauthorized access, disclosure, use, modification, or destruction.
02/9/2017 | House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
Rep. T. Carver | Rep. J. Melton | Sen. K. Lundberg

HB 17-1084 – Hotel Wine Alcohol Sales

Concerning the creation of a wine-expanded permit that allows hotels licensed to sell alcohol beverages to also sell sealed containers of vinous liquors in the restaurant for on- and off-premises consumption.
02/9/2017 | House Committee on Business Affairs and Labor Postpone Indefinitely
Rep. J. Melton

HB 17-1095 – Service Of Process To Secured Dwellings

Concerning the service of process to individuals who live in secured residential communities.
05/4/2017 | Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
Rep. J. Melton | Sen. D. Kagan

HB 17-1205 – Motor Vehicle Total Loss Title Insurance

Concerning changing the definition of ‘salvage vehicle’.
04/28/2017 | Governor Signed
Rep. J. Melton | Sen. B. Martinez Humenik

HB 17-1209 – Peace Officer Status Head Of Office Prevention & Security

Concerning peace officer designation for the manager of the office of prevention and security within the division of homeland security and emergency management in the department of public safety.
05/2/2017 | Sent to the Governor
Rep. J. Melton | Rep. T. Carver | Sen. J. Cooke | Sen. R. Fields

HB 17-1249 – Penalties For Unlicensed Motor Vehicle Sales

Concerning the unlicensed selling of motor vehicles, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
05/2/2017 | House Considered Senate Amendments – Result was to Concur – Repass
Rep. J. Melton | Sen. J. Tate

HB 17-1266 – Seal Misdemeanor Marijuana Conviction Records

Concerning allowing persons who were convicted of misdemeanors for marijuana-related behaviors that are no longer illegal to petition for the sealing of criminal records relating to such convictions.
05/10/2017 | Senate Third Reading Passed – No Amendments
Rep. E. Hooton | Rep. J. Melton | Sen. S. Fenberg | Sen. V. Marble

HB 17-1293 – Local Government Officials On Nonprofit Boards

Concerning the ability of a local government official to serve on a nonprofit entity’s board of directors.
05/9/2017 | House Considered Senate Amendments – Result was to Concur – Repass
Rep. J. Melton | Sen. N. Todd

HB 17-1305 – Limits On Job Applicant Criminal History Inquiries

Concerning the timing of an inquiry into a job applicant’s criminal history.
05/1/2017 | Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
Rep. J. Melton | Rep. M. Foote | Sen. L. Guzman

HB 17-1314 – Colorado Right To Rest Act

Concerning the creation of the ‘Colorado Right to Rest Act’.
04/19/2017 | House Committee on Local Government Postpone Indefinitely
Rep. J. Salazar | Rep. J. Melton

HB 17-1333 – Seal Criminal Records Of Marijuana Offenses

Concerning the sealing of criminal records relating to marijuana-related offenses that are no longer illegal.
04/25/2017 | House Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely
Rep. J. Melton | Rep. E. Hooton

HB 17-1334 – Registration Process Servers

Concerning the regulation of process servers.
04/20/2017 | House Committee on Business Affairs and Labor Postpone Indefinitely
Rep. J. Melton

HB 17-1335 – Liquor Licensee Wine Sales

Concerning the ability of certain liquor licensees to allow a customer to remove vinous liquor from the licensed premises.
04/20/2017 | House Committee on Business Affairs and Labor Postpone Indefinitely
Rep. J. Melton

SB 17-020 – Fire and Police Pension Association Statewide Plan Election Approval Standard

Concerning the establishment of a uniform approval standard for fire and police pension association statewide plan elections.
03/8/2017 | Governor Signed
Sen. J. Cooke | Rep. J. Ginal | Rep. J. Melton

SB 17-027 – Increase Penalty Texting While Driving

Concerning an increase in the penalty for text messaging while operating a motor vehicle.
05/1/2017 | Sent to the Governor
Sen. L. Court | Rep. J. Melton

SB 17-063 – Marijuana Club License

Concerning licensing marijuana consumption clubs.
03/1/2017 | Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Postpone Indefinitely
Sen. V. Marble | Rep. J. Melton

SB 17-078 – Residential Storage Condo Unit Property Taxation

Concerning the property taxation of a residential storage condominium unit.
04/10/2017 | House Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely
Sen. B. Gardner | Rep. K. Van Winkle | Rep. J. Melton

SB 17-092 – Immunity Peace Officer Background Checks

Concerning requiring a personnel file waiver for private employment as part of the background check process for a person applying for a position as a peace officer.
02/6/2017 | Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
Sen. R. Zenzinger | Rep. J. Melton

SB 17-132 – Revised Uniform Law On Notarial Acts

Concerning enactment of the ‘Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts’ as amended.
05/1/2017 | Sent to the Governor
Sen. B. Gardner | Rep. J. Melton | Rep. C. Wist

SB 17-157 – Construction Defect Actions Notice Vote Approval

Concerning prerequisites for the authority of a unit owners’ association to pursue litigation involving alleged construction defects, and, in connection therewith, imposing notification, disclosure, and voting requirements prior to commencement of an action.
03/13/2017 | Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Postpone Indefinitely
Sen. A. Williams | Rep. J. Melton

SB 17-178 – Marijuana Use As A Condition Of Bond

Concerning prohibiting a court from requiring a medical-marijuana patient to abstain from the use of marijuana as a condition of bond.
04/6/2017 | Governor Signed
Sen. V. Marble | Rep. J. Melton

SB 17-192 – Marijuana Business Efficiency Measures

Concerning provisions to allow marijuana businesses to operate more efficiently, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
05/9/2017 | Senate Considered House Amendments – Result was to Concur – Repass
Sen. T. Neville | Rep. J. Singer | Rep. J. Melton

SB 17-221 – Sunset Review Court Security Cash Fund Commission

Concerning the continuation of the court security cash fund commission.
05/1/2017 | Sent to the Governor
Sen. L. Court | Rep. J. Melton

SB 17-235 – Pilot Project Seaplanes Land In State Parks

Concerning an authorization of a pilot program to allow amphibious seaplanes to operate in designated state parks.
04/6/2017 | Senate Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy Postpone Indefinitely
Sen. L. Crowder | Sen. N. Todd | Rep. J. Melton

SB 17-270 – Transportation Legislation Review Committee Examine License Plate Replacement

Concerning an examination by the transportation legislation review committee of replacing standard license plates issued to motor vehicles.
04/28/2017 | House Committee on Legislative Council Postpone Indefinitely
Sen. R. Baumgardner | Rep. J. Melton

SB 17-275 – Marijuana Pesticides Test Medical Effectiveness

Concerning marijuana, and, in connection therewith, authorizing research regarding the safety and efficacy of medical marijuana and the safe and effective use of pesticides and establishing interim standards for the use of pesticides, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
05/9/2017 | House Committee on Business Affairs and Labor Postpone Indefinitely
Sen. C. Jahn | Sen. R. Baumgardner | Rep. J. Melton | Rep. J. Singer

SCR 17-001 – Reduce Age Qualification For General Assembly

Submitting to the registered electors of the state of Colorado an amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning a reduction in the age qualification for a member of the general assembly from twenty-five years to twenty-one years.
05/8/2017 | House Third Reading Passed – No Amendments
Sen. M. Merrifield | Sen. V. Marble | Rep. J. Melton | Rep. K. Van Winkle