DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed into law an expanded audit for the state-run health insurance exchange, along with an agreement on funding a program granting driver’s licenses to immigrants regardless of their legal status.
Hickenlooper signed a total of 13 bills Friday.
They include a bill ordering a more thorough review of Connect For Health Colorado. That is the state-run health insurance shopping marketplace, which has already undergone a limited audit that uncovered some improper spending.
The new laws also include a spending agreement to allow the Department of Motor Vehicles to collect and spend fees from immigrant applicants and help with office staffing.
The law gives the agency money to open three offices, down from the original request of five.
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