Many Bills Enter – Few Bills Pass

Written by: on Wednesday, May, 13th, 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 [Read More...]

The Ever-Increasing Deductible Dilemma, Part Two

Written by: on Monday, May, 11th, 2015

The long-awaited sequel to Part One, this blog addresses the other deductible dilemma associations are facing.  The dreaded wind and hail deductible. Under this scenario, imagine a large hail storm whips through the Denver area, causing significant damage to the roofs in your community.  As a result, all of the roofs in the community must [Read More...]

HB 1343: Who is Eligible for a Provisional License?

Written by: on Friday, May, 8th, 2015

With the manager license clean-up bill (HB 1343) about to become law, many are excited to have clarifications in place, and find a certain level of security knowing they can obtain a “provisional license” through the end of 2015 if they are not licensed by the original July 1, 2015 deadline.  But have you read [Read More...]

Manager Streamline Bill Passes out of the Legislature

Written by: on Wednesday, May, 6th, 2015

HB 15-1343 the Manager Cleanup and Streamline Bill passed out of the Legislature late yesterday and is on its way to becoming law.  It is expected that Governor Hickenlooper will sign the bill which garnered support from all quarters. The bill, as passed, makes the following changes to the existing manager licensure statute by: Creating [Read More...]

Construction Defect Reform Still Not Over

Written by: on Tuesday, May, 5th, 2015

Even though the State legislature seemed to end the debate, at least for this year, by postponing indefinitely any further debate on SB 15-177, the issues are far from settled. During the committee hearings on the bill, it was suggested that if the state did not do something on this topic, individual cities would be [Read More...]