Colorado Legislative Tracking Report

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Written By David A. Firmin, Esq | Thursday, May 14, 2015

It all depends on your personal point of view.

From an outsider’s point of view, it seems that the motto of many legislatures is that if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. As was detailed yesterday, of the 10 HOA bills introduced, only 30% passed.  As a result, many of these bills are ripe to be re-introduced in future sessions.  Listed below are what we think will be the prime...

Written By David A. Firmin, Esq | Wednesday, May 13, 2015

In what promised to be a very busy legislative session aimed at addressing construction defects, amendments to CCIOA and manager clean up bills, of the ten bills introduced, only three made it out of the legislature and onto the governor for action.  Now that the dust has settled, we can explore what passed, along with future blogs on what was introduced and may not have passed, but may...

Written By David A. Firmin, Esq. | Friday, May 1, 2015

As was hoped, HB 15-1343 seems to be sailing through the legislative process with bipartisan support.  The manager streamline and simplification bill passed out of the Senate Business, Labor and Technology Committee and was referred, in amended form, to the...

Written By David A. Firmin, Esq. | Friday, April 24, 2015

The prospects for the passage of SB 15-177, the much debated Construction Defect Reform Bill, seem to have taken a hit this week when it was introduced into the House for consideration.  Unlike in the Senate where the bill was introduced into the Committee on...

Written By David A. Firmin, Esq. | Thursday, April 23, 2015

HB 1343 cleared committee today and will be taken up for consideration by the full House in the upcoming days.  The bill, with widespread support should be able to move smoothly out of the House, and on to the Senate.

We will keep you updated as more...

Written By David A. Firmin, Esq. | Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The first bill amending parts of the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act made it out of the legislature this week, and was forwarded to the Governor on April 13, 2015.  HB 1095  which amends CRS 38-33.3-119 by permitting communities created in the state...

Written By David A. Firmin, Esq. | Thursday, February 12, 2015

The long anticipated construction defect reform bill was introduced into the senate on February 10, 2015 as SB 15-177.  Sponsored by Senators Ulibarri and Scheffel in the Senate and co-sponsored by Representatives DelGrosso and Singer in the House of...

Written By David A. Firmin, Esq. | Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Yesterday, in a move that should not surprise anyone, HB 15-1040, the bill that was introduced to clean up the manager licensing bill, was killed in committee.   As originally introduced, the bill attempted to reduce or eliminate the requirements that the...

Thursday, February 27, 2014

2014 Colorado Legislative Tracking Report - Updated February 27, 2014