2020 State Legislative Session Ends With Sweeping ChangesColorado lawmakers wound down a shortened 2020 session Saturday having drastically cut education funding because of the coronavirus pandemic’s revenue impact.
Colorado Police Reform Bill Passes, Now Heads To Governor's DeskA bill to improve police accountability in Colorado just passed its final reading in the state Senate.
Gov. Jared Polis Plans To Sign Police Accountability BillWide-ranging reforms to law enforcement will become law in Colorado. Friday night, Gov. Jared Polis tweeted he supports Senate Bill 217, also known as a police accountability bill, and will sign it when it gets to his desk.
House Passes Police Accountability Bill, Back To Senate Before Gov. Jared Polis' DeskAmong other measures, the bill requires all local and Colorado State Patrol officers who have contact with the public to be equipped with body cameras by July 1, 2023 — two years later than originally proposed — and requires that unedited footage be released to the public within 21 days of a misconduct complaint being filed.
Police Accountability Bill Passes State House With Support From Sheriffs, Police ChiefsThere will be sweeping reforms at police departments statewide after the passage of a police accountability bill at the state Capitol.
State Immunization Bill Passes House On 3rd ReadingThe Colorado House of Representatives passed a bill which would make it harder for Coloradans to opt out of required vaccines.
Police Accountability Bill Passes Colorado State Senate Almost UnanimouslyProtests outside the State Capitol building for the last couple weeks may change police response forever in Colorado.
Anti-Vaccine Group Protests Colorado Bill That Would Make It Tougher To Opt Out Of ImmunizationsA bill aimed at boosting childhood immunization rates in Colorado moved forward on a 7-4 vote on Sunday in the House Health and Insurance Committee.
State Lawmakers Debate Major Bills In Rare Weekend SessionThe state House and Senate will take up several major bills in a rare weekend session. Among those bills is the school finance act, a police accountability bill and a bill aimed at boosting immunization rates.
Colorado Lawmakers Consider A Health Insurance Fee To Subsidize Care For Non-CitizensColorado could follow California's lead in providing subsidies to help fund health care for people who aren't citizens.
State Lawmakers To Consider Bill That Extends To-Go Alcohol Sales For 2 YearsThe Colorado Restaurant Association is pushing a bill in the state Senate that would allow to-go liquor sales to continue for another two years.