Category: State Legislation


Statute’s Plain Language Prevails

Written by: on Friday, August, 28th, 2015

Yesterday, this firm posted a blog under my name regarding the recent decision of the Colorado Court of Appeals in Centennial Ranch and Aspen Mountain Ranch Association v. Fuller et al., 14CA1326.  Unfortunately, the blog we posted was not the one I wrote, but rather was written by Ms. Lindsey Smith.  I apologize to her [Read More...]

Manager Licensing Permanent Rules Approved

Written by: on Wednesday, July, 22nd, 2015

Today DORA, Division of Real Estate, held a permanent rule making hearing to review Rules A-F .   After hearing comments from only two individuals, the rules were adopted as presented.

Department of Justice Releases FAQs on Service Animals

Written by: on Tuesday, July, 21st, 2015

Earlier this month, the Department of Justice released an 8 page guide to Frequently Asked Questions about Service Animals and the ADA.  The guide was drafted to respond to the continuing questions received by the Department of Justice about how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to service animals. While generally speaking, the ADA [Read More...]

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...]