Category: Colorado Legislative Tracking Report


The Latest Construction Defect Bill Requires Notice, Disclosure, and Approval Prior to Commencing a Construction Defect Action

Written by: on Monday, February, 20th, 2017

Prior to the beginning of the 2017 Legislative Session, the legislature promised to address construction defect reform.  True to their words, five different and, in some cases, competing bills have been introduced, aimed at addressing construction defects.  The latest bill, SB 17-157, introduced by Senator Angela Williams (D), takes the best of previous attempts at [Read More...]

2017 Legislative Session is Underway

Written by: on Thursday, January, 12th, 2017

The Seventy-first General Assembly convened on January 11, 2017, and shortly thereafter the first bill relating to construction defects was introduced.  SB 17-045 was introduced by Senators Grantham and Williams and has bipartisan support in both the senate and house.  This bill requires a court, when hearing a construction defect case in which there is [Read More...]

Ham Radio Antennae—Do Associations Have to Allow Them?

Written by: on Tuesday, June, 14th, 2016

During the 2015-2016 federal legislative season, the Ham Radio lobby introduced H.R. 1301, a bill that seeks to prohibit associations from banning Ham Radio antennae in their communities.  This bill has been vehemently opposed by CAI for various reasons, and recently the parties reached a compromise with respect to the language contained in the bill. [Read More...]

It’s the Seventh Inning Stretch…Let’s See Where We Are

Written by: on Friday, April, 1st, 2016

As we are approximately at ¾ of the way through the 2016 Regular Session of the Seventieth General Assembly, which is set to adjourn on May 11, 2016, we thought it was time to provide the seventh inning stats. Since the Assembly convened on January 13, 2016, eight bills have been introduced that mention or [Read More...]

Third HOA Repeat Bill Introduced

Written by: on Wednesday, February, 10th, 2016

As we anticipated at the end of the 2015 legislative session, several bills were primed to be reintroduced this year relating to Homeowners Associations.  Last week, Representatives Ryden, Lontine, Pettersen, Primavera, and Williams introduced HB 16-1217 which is very similar to HB 15-1376, introduced last year.  HB 16-1217 requires the implementation of several recommendations contained [Read More...]