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Legislative session final results PDF Print E-mail
Written by K.C. Mason   
    Area lawmakers met with varying degrees of success in the recently concluded session of the Colorado Legislature.
    Following is a final list of the bills they introduced and their final disposition (PI=Postponed Indefinitely):
District 1 Sen. Greg Brophy, R-Wray
    Introduced:
    SB 4—Moratorium on Oil and Gas Commission rules, PI, Senate Local Government and Energy Committee.
    SB 63—Limit Eminent Domain for Railroads, PI, Senate Transportation Committee.
    SB 74—Firearms safe storage/intrastate sales, PI, Senate State Affairs Committee.
    SB 102—Eligibility for public medical insurance, PI by request, Senate State Affairs Committee.
    SB 113—Extends measurement standards division, Department of Agriculture, signed.
    SB 115—Extends livestock markets regulation, Department of Agriculture, signed.
    SB 148—Bicycle roadway riding lanes/passing vehicles, signed.
    SB 292—Revisor’s bill, passed, awaiting governor’s action.
    Senate sponsor of:
    HB 1098—Streamline clean coal technology, PI, House Transportation and Energy Committee.
    HB 1180—Firearm transfer background check, passed, awaiting governor’s action.
    HB 1195—Private school tuition tax credit, PI, House Education Committee.
    HB 1318—Overweight vehicle permits, passed, awaiting governor’s action.
District 25 Sen. Mary Hodge, D-Brighton
    Introduced:
    SB 40—Regulation of Manufactured Homes: Signed.
    SB 71—Event Ticket Sale Price, PI, Senate Business, Labor and Technology Committee.
    SB 116—Extend Colorado Seed Act, Department of Agriculture, signed.
    SB 147—Water supply plans pre-2003 depletions, signed.
    SB 154—Funding Livestock Heath Act, passed, awaiting governor’s action.
    Senate sponsor of:
    HB 1015—Conduct of primary elections, passed, awaiting governor’s action.
    HB 1017—CWCB water efficiency grant fund, passed, awaiting governor’s action.
    HB 1078—Foster parents training, signed.
    HB 1128—Academic license for dentists, signed.
    HB 1173—Contraband cigarettes/tobacco products, passed, awaiting governor’s action.
    HB 1174—Exempt pre-1974 well depletions, signed.
    HB 1183—Classify real estate appraiser offenses, passed, awaiting governor’s action.
    HB 1236—Driver stop distance on school bus signal, signed.
District 30 Rep. Kevin Priola, R-Henderson
    Introduced:
    HB 1109—Foreclosure protection delinquency default, signed.
    HB 1128—Academic license for dentists, signed.
    HB 1132—Using text messaging for unlawful acts, passed, awaiting governor’s action.
    HB 1159—Water district non-resident director, signed.
    House sponsor of:
    SB 85—Phase our business personal property tax, passed as a study, awaiting governor’s action.
    SB 147—Water supply plans pre-2003 depletions, signed.
Rep. 63 Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Yuma
    Introduced:
    HB 1003—Exempt authorized carrier vehicle sales tax, PI, House Finance.
    HB 1163—Child victim crimes, passed, awaiting governor’s action.
    HB 1207—Foreclosure procedures/deeds of trust, signed.
    HB 1255—Limit oil and gas permit wildlife mitigation, PI, House Agriculture Committee.
    HB 1268—Decrease fossil fuel consumption, PI, House Transportation and Energy Committee.
    HB 1340—Motor vehicle front license plate, PI, House Transportation and Energy Committee.
    HCR (Concurrent Resolution) 1002—Create savings/trust fund, PI, House Appropriations Committee.
    House sponsor of:
    SB 8—Deadly force against intruder of business, PI, Senate State Affairs Committee.
    SB 15—White River Water Division change, signed.
    SB 63—Limit Eminent Domain for Railroads, PI, Senate Transportation Committee.
    SB  165—Drinking water/wastewater small grants, signed.
District 65 Rep. Jerry Sonnenberg, R-Sterling
    Introduced:
    HB 1013—Tax increment financing exemption for emergency services, lost in House, 2nd reading.
    HB 1029—Mobile machinery vehicle registration, PI, House Appropriations Committee.
    HB 1133—Setting fees for license plates, passed, awaiting governor’s action.
    HB 1152—Modernize horse racing simulcasts, PI, House Finance Committee.
    HB 1154—Eliminate reductions in HUTF transfers, PI, House Finance Committee.
    HB 1283—Careless driving resulting in death,  lost in House, 2nd reading.
    HB 1318—Overweight vehicle permits, passed, awaiting governor’s action.
    House sponsor of:
    SB 14—Mud flaps vehicle remain in service, signed.
    SB 24—Wildlife Division response to game damage, passed, awaiting governor’s action.
    SB 35—Penalty for ethics violations, signed.
    SB 96—Waive 6-month rule for federal funds, signed.
    SB 113—Extends measurement standards division, Department of Agriculture, signed.
    SB 114—Extends farm products commodity warehouse, signed.