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First Bill Makes it Through

The first bill amending parts of the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act made it out of the legislature this week, as 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 prior to July 1, 1992 to adopt out of CCIOA Read More...
Topics: Current
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Manager Licensing Changes are A Foot…again

On April 8, 2015, HB 15-1343 was introduced into the House Business and Labor Committee as an effort to streamline the manager licensing requirements.  The bill attempts to clarify who is required to hold a manager license; exempts executive officers who employ licensed managers from the licensure Read More...
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SB 15-177 Approved by Senate Committee

A Colorado Senate committee voted last late night to forward SB 15-177 to the full Senate with four approved minor amendments. After hearing over eight hours of testimony from over forty witnesses representing both proponents and opponents of the bill, the Senate Business, Labor and Technology commi Read More...
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Rule F9 Revised with Respect to Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Prior to the most recent changes, managers would have been required to disclose “perceived” conflicts.  This is no longer the case.  However, managers should be aware that under the proposed Permanent Rule F9 of the Community Association Manager Licensing Rules you must disclose any actual or Read More...
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House Seeks To Protect Rain Barrels

Last week, HB 15-1259 was introduced to the House of Representatives and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Livestock & Natural Resources.  The Bill, as drafted, will protect personal rain barrel collection systems and establish the following guidelines: Read Complete Blog Post. Read More...
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Manager May Have E&O Deductible In Excess of $5000

The proposed Permanent Rule D of the Community Association Manager Licensing Rules provides that if a manager wishes to have a deductible larger than the $5000 prescribed by Rule D-9(2)(e) it may do so by requesting permission from the Director of the Colorado Division of Real Estate and depositing Read More...
Topics: Local, Current
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DORA Resolves Crime Fidelity Insurance Issue

As a result of the hard work of many management company CEOs, the proposed Permanent Rule D10 to the Community Association Manager Licensing Rules has been substantially revised to make it realistic for managers and management companies to satisfy the crime fidelity insurance requirements. Read Comp Read More...
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Equal Protection Under SB 15-177

Equal. Protection. Read again: Equal. Protection.  Those are important words in America.  Those two words succinctly state the core purposes of a democratic government.  Each citizen should stand on an equal footing with all other citizens.  The basic function of government is to ensure equality Read More...
Topics: Current
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Potential Changes to Receivership Introduced with SB 181

Recently, SB181 was introduced in the Senate to provide some oversight for the receivership process in Colorado. Briefly, a receivership is the court ordered appointment of a rental manager for a property. The receiver (rental manager) is a disinterested person who manages the rental of the property Read More...
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Lone Tree City Council to Vote on Ordinance to Limit Association Rights

On February 17, the Lone Tree City Council will vote on an ordinance intended to encourage more condominium communities in Lone Tree.  The proposed ordinance removes an association’s right to a jury trial in a construction defect case and instead mandates arbitration. The proposed ordinance also Read More...