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Written By William H. Short, Esq. | Thursday, March 19, 2015 | State Legislation

A Colorado Senate committee voted last late night to forward SB 15-177 to the full Senate with four approved minor amendments.

After hearing over eight hours of testimony from over forty witnesses representing both proponents and opponents of the bill, the Senate Business, Labor and Technology committee voted 6-2 to approve the bill.  SB 15-177 will now proceed to the full Senate, where...

Written By Trish K. Harris, Esq. | Wednesday, March 18, 2015 | Community Associations Miscellaneous

It is becoming more and more common place.  A condominium association has a few claims on its insurance policy over the years and premiums start to rise.  In order to purchase affordable casualty insurance to cover the common elements and the portions of the units the association is obligated to insure per the governing documents and/or law, the Board of Directors has to make a tough decision...

Written By David A. Firmin, Esq. | Thursday, March 12, 2015 | State Legislation

Last week, HB 15-1259 was introduced to the House of Representatives and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Livestock & Natural Resources.  The Bill, as drafted, will protect personal rain barrel collection systems and establish the following...

Written By Loura K. Sanchez, Esq. | Thursday, March 12, 2015 | Colorado Community Association Law

Prior to the most recent changes, managers would have been required to disclose “perceived” conflicts.  This is no longer the case.  However, managers should be aware that under the proposed...

Written By Loura K. Sanchez, Esq. | Wednesday, March 11, 2015 | Colorado Community Association Law

As a result of the hard work of many management company CEOs, the proposed...

Written By Loura K. Sanchez, Esq. | Wednesday, March 11, 2015 | Colorado Community Association Law

Under the proposed...

Written By Loura K. Sanchez, Esq. | Wednesday, March 11, 2015 | Legislative Miscellaneous

The proposed Permanent Rule D of the Community Association Manager Licensing Rules provides that if a manager wishes to have a deductible larger than the $5000 prescribed by Rule D-9(2)(e) it may do so by requesting permission from the Director of the Colorado Division of Real Estate and depositing the amount...

Written By Elina B. Gilbert, Esq. | Tuesday, March 10, 2015 | State Legislation

As manager licensing and the manager license exam become more and more real to the industry, many are still struggling with understanding the licensing requirements and rules.  But on March 9, 2015, the Director of DORA has finally adopted the official Manager Rules.  The final Manager Rules will become...

Written By William H. Short, Esq. | Friday, March 6, 2015 | State Legislation

Equal. Protection. Read again: Equal. Protection.  Those are important words in America.  Those two words succinctly state the core purposes of a democratic government.  Each citizen should stand on an equal footing with all other citizens.  The basic function of government is to ensure equality under the law. Government must protect a citizen’s rights in the legal system, and must not...

Written By Loura K. Sanchez, Esq. | Wednesday, March 4, 2015 | State Legislation

Today, DORA held a hearing on the proposed permanent rules for manager licensing. Testimony was given by over a dozen individuals. We should receive final rules within the next week. As always, we will keep you informed when they are released.

During the hearing it was announced that the annual license fee for individual managers will be $205 and $175 for management companies.

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