Category: State Legislation

DORA Adopts Emergency Rules Related to Community Association Manager Licensing

Written by: on Thursday, May, 21st, 2015

As a result of HB 15-1343, DORA has published emergency rules effective today.  These rules modify the prior rules to deal with the details of HB15-1343.  Specifically, they set the process to obtain an apprentice license or a provisional license. To obtain an apprentice license you will need to submit fingerprints for purposes of a [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...]

House Committee Kills SB 15-177

Written by: on Thursday, April, 30th, 2015

On April 27th, a House Committee of the Colorado General Assembly voted against a motion to send SB 15-177 to the entire House of Representatives for further consideration. The House State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee voted 6 to 5 along party lines not to refer the bill to the entire House.  Shortly after that [Read More...]