Bill # / Sponsor
Bill Title
CCC Position
 HB 18 1004

 Rep. Coleman &   Rep. Wilson

 Sen. Tate &

 Sen. Kefalas

Continue Child Care Contribution Tax Credit

 Concerning the continuation of the income tax   credit for a qualifying contribution to promote   child care in the state.

SUPPORT
 DESCRIPTION: 

 A taxpayer who makes a monetary contribution to promote child care in the state is allowed an   income tax credit that is equal to 50% of the total value of the contribution. This exemption is   currently available for income tax years that commence prior to January 1, 2020. The bill extends   the credit for 5 years.

 ACTIVITY:  

 1/10/2018 Introduced in the House – Assigned to Finance + Appropriations

 1/29/2018 House Committee on Finance Refer Amended to Appropriations

 4/19/2018 House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the     Whole

 4/20/2018 House Third Reading Passed – No Amendments

 4/23/2018 Introduced in Senate – Assigned to Finance

 4/26/2018 Senate Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations

 5/01/2018 Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the   Whole

 5/03/2018 Senate Second Reading Passed – No Amendments

 5/04/2018 Senate Third Reading Passed – No Amendments

 

 FINAL ACTION: PENDING

 

  TO READ  HB 18 1004 CLICK HERE

 

Bill # / Sponsor
Bill Title
CCC Position
 HB 18 1013

 Rep. Garnett

 Sen. Priola

 Income Tax Credit for Endowment   Contributions

 Concerning an income tax credit for charitable   contributions to an eligible endowment fund.

SUPPORT
 DESCRIPTION: 

 The bill creates the ‘Nonprofit Sustainability Act of 2018’. For income tax years commencing on or   after January 1, 2019, but prior to January 1, 2022, the bill allows an individual taxpayer to claim   an income tax credit for a contribution of money to an eligible endowment fund that is equal to   25% of the contribution. An ‘eligible endowment fund’ is defined in the bill as an endowment fund   that is managed in accordance with the ‘Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act’.

 

 A Colorado charitable organization that receives the donation is required to provide a credit   certificate to the taxpayer, who must submit the certificate to the department of revenue along   with his or her tax return. The maximum credit an individual may claim for an income tax year is   $5,000. Unused credits are not refunded and may not be carried forward. A taxpayer may not   claim the credit if he or she claims any other state income tax credit for the same charitable   contribution. The department of revenue is required to track all the credits claimed in each income   tax year and, when the total amount of credits claimed equals twelve million dollars per income   tax year, is required to disallow all subsequent credits claimed in that income tax year.

 ACTIVITY: 

 1/10/2018 Introduced in the House – Assigned to Finance + Appropriations

 1/31/2018 House Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations

 5/10/2018 House Committee on Appropriations Postpone Indefinitely

 

 FINAL ACTION: 

 MAY 10, 2018  House Committee on Appropriations Postpone HB 18 1013 Indefinitely

 

 

  TO READ  HB 18 1013  CLICK HERE

 

Bill # / Sponsor
Bill Title
CCC Position
 HB 18 1018

 Rep. Carver &   

 Rep. Jackson

 Sen. Zenzinger &   Sen. Cooke

 Human Trafficking Commercial Driver’s   License

 Concerning a requirement that education to   prevent human trafficking be included in the   training to obtain a commercial driver’s license.

 

SUPPORT

 

 DESCRIPTION: 

 Transportation Legislation Review Committee. The bill requires that the training to obtain a   commercial driver’s license contain education to prevent human trafficking.

 The department of   revenue must collaborate with organizations that specialize in the   recognition and prevention of human trafficking, and other state agencies. The department must   also publish information about human trafficking for commercial driver’s license holders and     trainees.

 

 ACTIVITY:

 1/10/2018 Introduced in the House – Assigned to Transportation & Energy

 2/21/2018 House Committee on Transportation & Energy Refer Amended to House Committee of   the Whole

 2/26/2018 House Second Reading Passed with Amendments

 2/27/2018 House Third Reading Passed

 3/12/2018 Introduced in Senate – Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

 3/20/2018 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Laid Over to 3/21/2018 For   Action Only

 3/21/2018 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Referred Amended to the   Committee of the   Whole

 3/28/2018 Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments – Committee

 3/29/2018 Senate Third Reading Passed

 4/03/2018 House Considered Senate Amendments – Result was to Concur – Repass

 4/10/2018 Signed by the Speaker of the House

 4/11/2018 Signed by the President of the Senate

 4/11/2018 Sent to the Governor

 4/12/2018 Governor Signed

 FINAL ACTION: 

 APRIL 12, 2018 GOVERNOR SIGNED HB 18 1018 INTO LAW

 

  TO READ  HB 18 1018 CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bill # / Sponsor
Bill Title
CCC Position
 HB 18 1021

 Rep. Hooton

 Sen. Kefalas

 Task Force for Youth Experiencing   Homelessness

 Concerning addressing the issue of youth who   are experiencing homelessness in Colorado.

SUPPORT
 DESCRIPTION: 

 The bill establishes the task force concerning youth who are experiencing homelessness (task   force) to study and make recommendations on issues related to the issue of youth experiencing   homelessness in Colorado. The membership of the task force is set forth, as well as reporting   requirements and a repeal date.

 The bill makes conforming amendments to correct citations to an earlier relocation of the office of   homeless youth services to the department of local affairs.

 

 ACTIVITY:

 1/10/2018 Introduced in the House – Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services 

 1/30/2018 House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Amended to   Appropriations

 2/23/2018 House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole

 2/26/2018 House Second Reading Passed

 2/27/2018 House Third Reading Laid Over to March

 3/05/2018 House Third Reading Laid Over to March 9

 3/09/2018 House Third Reading Passed – No Amendments

 3/12/2018 Introduced in Senate – Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

 3/21/2018 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely

 

  FINAL ACTION:

 March 21, 2018 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postponed

 HB 18 1021 Indefinitely

 

  TO READ  HB 18 1021 CLICK HERE

 

 

 

Bill # / Sponsor
Bill Title
CCC Position
 HB 18 1082

 Rep. Saine

 Sen. Marble

 A Woman’s Right to Accurate Health Care   Info

 Concerning the creation of the “women’s   reproductive information guarantee for health   and transparency right) act”.

SUPPORT
 DESCRIPTION: 

 The bill ensures that women are fully and accurately informed about their personal medical   conditions regarding their pregnancies and health care options. Current medical procedures   already use ultrasound technology to provide information regarding the gestational age of a child   in utero. The bill ensures that a woman has the opportunity to see or forego seeing her   ultrasound. The bill gives the woman a choice between an abdominal or vaginal ultrasound. The   bill allows a woman the opportunity to find a provider of ultrasound technology that will provide   the service free of charge. The bill requires that a woman be given full and accurate information   regarding her abortion. The bill describes the information that the physician performing the   abortion provides to the woman and gives the woman an opportunity to sign or refuse to sign a   receipt of information. The bill requires the abortion provider to provide certain information to the   woman at least 24 hours prior to performing an abortion.

 The bill creates a civil right of action for noncompliance with the requirements, making a   physician’s noncompliance with the requirements unprofessional conduct and making a violation   of the requirements a crime.

 

 ACTIVITY:

 1/17/2018 Introduced in the House – Assigned to Health, Insurance, & Environment

 2/22/2018 House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Postpone Indefinitely

 

 FINAL ACTION: 

 February 22, 2018 House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Postponed   HB 18 1082 Indefinitely

 

  TO READ HB 18 1082   CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

Bill # / Sponsor
Bill Title
CCC Position
 HB 18 1115

 Rep. Carver &

 Rep. Ginal

 Sen. Cooke &

 Sen. Garcia

 Department of Public Safety Human   Trafficking-related Training

 Concerning the provision of training materials   related to human trafficking by the department of     public safety.

SUPPORT
 DESCRIPTION: 

 The bill requires the division of criminal justice to provide human trafficking training to law   enforcement agencies and entities that provide services to human trafficking victims. The training   may include:

  • Train-the-trainer programs;
  • Direct trainings; and
  • Online training programs.

 The training may be provided to law enforcement agencies, organizations that provide direct   services to human trafficking victims, school personnel and parents or guardians of students,   and any other organization, agency, or group that would benefit from such training. The   training must be developed in consultation with the Colorado human trafficking council. When   considering requests for training, the division should give priority to requests from areas of the   state that have limited access to training resources. Beginning in 2019, the council’s annual     human trafficking report must include an update on the trainings provided.

 ACTIVITY:

 1/19/2018 Introduced in the House – Assigned to Judiciary

 3/13/2018 House Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to Appropriations

 4/30/2018 House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole

 4/30/2018 House Second Reading Special Order – Passed with Amendments – Committee

 5/01/2018 House Third Reading Passed – No Amendments

 5/01/2018 Introduced In Senate – Assigned to Finance

 5/02/2018 Senate Committee on Finance Refer Amended to Appropriations

 5/08/2018 Senate Committee on Appropriations Postpone Indefinitely

 FINAL ACTION:

 May 8, 2018 Senate Committee on Appropriations Postponed HB 18 1115   Indefinitely

 TO READ HB 18 1115 CLICK HERE

 

 

 

Bill # / Sponsor
Bill Title
CCC Position
 HB 18 1120

 Rep. P. Neville

 Sen. T. Neville &   Sen. Marble

 

 The Prohibition of Dismemberment   Abortions

 Concerning the prohibition of dismemberment   abortions.

SUPPORT 
 DESCRIPTION:  The bill prohibits dismemberment abortions.  
 ACTIVITY:

 1/19/2018 Introduced in the House – Assigned to State Veterans & Military Affairs

 2/28/2018 House Committee State Veterans & Military Affairs Postponed Indefinitely

 

 FINAL ACTION: 

 February 28, 2018 House Committee on State Veterans & Military Affairs Postponed   HB 18 1120 Indefinitely

 

 TO READ  HB 1120      CLICK HERE

 

 

Bill # / Sponsor
Bill Title
CCC Position
 HB 18 1121

 Rep. Leonard

 Sen. T. Neville 

 Sen. Marble

 No Funding Trafficking Aborted Human   Body Parts

 Concerning the termination of state funding for   higher education institutions that engage in the   trafficking of aborted human body parts.

SUPPORT 
 DESCRIPTION: Each higher education institution that receives funding from the state must file a   verified report each December 1 with the joint budget committee stating whether or not the   institution engaged, directly or indirectly, in the harvesting, trafficking, purchasing, or selling of   aborted human body parts in the previous year. If a higher education institution files a report   affirming that the institution engaged, directly or indirectly, in the harvesting, trafficking,   purchasing, or selling of aborted human body parts, the general assembly shall not appropriate   any state funding to that institution in the next fiscal year.
 ACTIVITY:

 1/19/2018 Introduced in the House – Assigned to State Veterans & Military Affairs

 2/28/2018 House Committee State Veterans & Military Affairs Postponed Indefinitely

 

 FINAL ACTION: 

 February 28, 2018  House Committee on State Veterans & Military Affairs Postponed     HB 18 1121 Indefinitely

 

  TO READ  HB 1121       CLICK HERE

 

 

Bill # / Sponsor
Bill Title
CCC Position
 HB 18 1177

 Rep. Michaelson   Jenet

 Sen. Fenberg

 Sen. Coram

 Youth Suicide Prevention

 Concerning multiple approaches to help prevent   youth suicide.

MONITOR 
 DESCRIPTION:  The bill requires the office of suicide prevention (office) in the department of   public health and environment (department) to work with appropriate entities to develop and   implement a plan to provide access to training programs related to youth suicide prevention for   people who regularly interact with youth but who are not in a profession that typically provides   such training opportunities, such as camp counselors, recreation center employees, youth group   leaders, clergy, and parents. The office is required to approve at least 3 nonprofit organizations   statewide to participate in a coordinated program of youth suicide prevention training. Classes   and programs offered by the approved nonprofit organizations must be free to the public, and the   department shall reimburse the approved nonprofit organization for any direct or indirect costs   associated with such classes and programs.

 The bill further directs the department to coordinate efforts to create and implement a statewide   awareness campaign about suicide and youth suicide prevention, as well as awareness of the   suicide prevention hotline. The awareness campaign may include, but is not limited to, the use of   written, electronic, radio, and television media.

 The age of consent for a minor to seek and obtain outpatient psychotherapy services is lowered   from 15 years of age or older to 12 years of age and older. The licensed mental health provider is   immune from civil or criminal liability for providing outpatient psychotherapy services unless he or   she acts negligently or outside the scope of his or her practice.

 The bill clarifies that the age of consent for a minor seeking inpatient psychotherapy or other   inpatient mental health services without the consent of a parent or legal guardian remains 15   years of age or older.

 

 

 ACTIVITY: 

 2/02/2018 Introduced in the House – Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services

 3/09/2018 House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Witness Testimony &   Committee Discussion Only

 3/13/2018 House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Amended to   Appropriations

 4/19/2018 House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole\

 4/19/2018 House Second Reading Special Order – Passed with Amendments – Committee

 4/20/2018 House Third Reading Passed – No Amendments

 4/23/2018 Introduced In Senate – Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

 5/01/2018 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely

 

 FINAL ACTION:

 MAY 1, 2018  Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postponed   

 HB 18 1177 Indefinitely

 

  TO READ  HB 1177       CLICK HERE

 

 

Bill # / Sponsor
Bill Title
CCC Position
 HB 18 1195

 Rep. Pabone

 Sen. Tate

 Tax Credit Contributions Organizations   Affordable Housing

 Concerning the creation of a credit against the   state income tax to promote contributions to   nonprofit organizations engaged n the   development of affordable housing for home   ownership.

 SUPPORT
 DESCRIPTION: For income tax years commencing on or after January 1, 2019, but prior to   January 1, 2030, the bill creates a state income tax credit for a donation of cash or securities a   taxpayer makes to an eligible developer to be used solely for the costs associated with an eligible   project.

 The bill defines ‘eligible developer’ to mean, in part, a nonprofit community-based home   ownership development organization that satisfies specified requirements relating to its   background in the field of housing development and is developing or plans to develop the eligible   project that is or will be receiving the donations for which the tax credits may be claimed. The bill   defines ‘eligible project’ to mean the development of new residential housing for home ownership   consisting of one or more residential units constructed for sale to a buyer whose median income   is 120% or less of the area median income and for which each unit sold is to be preserved as   affordable housing by means of a specified deed restriction. In order to be designated as an   eligible developer authorized to accept donations, a nonprofit community-based home ownership   development organization must satisfy certain criteria as created and evaluated by the Colorado   housing and finance authority (authority).

 The amount of the credit allowed by the bill is 50% of the amount of the money or the value of   the securities donated to the eligible developer as documented in a form and manner acceptable   to the department of revenue (department); except that the aggregate amount of the credit   awarded to any one taxpayer under the bill is limited to $250,000 in any one income tax year.

 The aggregate amount of tax credits certified is limited to $20 million for each of the January 1,   2020, through the January 1, 2029, tax years.

 If the amount of the credit allowed exceeds the amount of the taxpayer’s income tax liability in   the income tax year for which the credit is being claimed, the amount of the credit not used as an   offset against income taxes in such income tax year is not allowed as a refund but may be carried   forward and applied against the income tax due in each of the 5 succeeding income tax years,   but must first be applied against the income tax due for the earliest of the income tax years   possible.

 A tax credit allowed by the bill is neither transferable nor assignable to any other taxpayer.

 In order to claim the credit, the donation the taxpayer provides to obtain the credit must be   accepted by the eligible developer to whom it has been given and certified by the authority. The   authority is required to certify each donation. The authority completes certification by providing a   certificate to the taxpayer in a format acceptable to the department evidencing that the   certification requirements of the bill have been met.

 The authority is permitted to charge and collect an administrative fee from each applicant to   recover program administration costs and expenses.

 A taxpayer claiming the credit must submit, maintain, and record any information that the   department may require by rule regarding the taxpayer’s donation to the eligible developer,   including the certificate received from the authority. A taxpayer is required to electronically file   with the department the certificate the taxpayer receives from the authority.

 The tax credit is repealed, effective July 1, 2040.

  

 ACTIVITY:  

 2/05/2018 Introduced in the House – Assigned to Finance & Appropriations

 2/26/2018 House Committee on Finance Refer Amended to Appropriations

 5/04/2018 House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole

 5/04/2018 House Second Reading Special Order – Passed with Amendments – Committee, Floor

 5/07/2018 House Third Reading Passed

 5/07/2018 Introduced In Senate – Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

 5/07/2018 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely

 FINAL ACTION:

 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postponed HB 18 1195   Indefinitely

 

  TO READ  HB 1195       CLICK HERE

 

 

Bill # / Sponsor
Bill Title
CCC Position
 HB 18 1209

 Rep. Pettersen

 Rep. Garnett

 Sen. Donovan

 

 No 529 Acct Income Tax Deduction for

 K-12 Expenses

 Concerning amendments to the state income tax   deduction for contributions to a qualified 529   account to ensure that the state income tax   deduction is not aligned with the changes in the   federal “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” of 2017 that   allow tax-free distributions for elementary and   secondary school expenses.

OPPOSE 
 DESCRIPTION: The federal ‘Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’, which became law in December 2017,   added distributions for elementary or secondary school expenses as qualified distributions from a   qualified state tuition program, also known as a 529 account, thereby allowing, on the federal l   level, income tax-free distributions for elementary and secondary school expenses in addition to   already authorized income tax-free distributions for higher education expenses.

 The bill amends Colorado law to ensure that a taxpayer may not claim a deduction for   contributions to qualified state tuition programs for elementary or secondary school expenses and   clarifies that such expenses are not qualified distributions. 

 

 ACTIVITY:

 2/05/2018 Introduced in the House – Assigned to Education

 3/26/2018 House Committee on Education Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole

 4/04/2018 House Second Reading Laid Over to 04/09/2018 – No Amendments

 4/16/2018 House Second Reading Passed – No Amendments

 4/17/2018 House Third Reading Passed – No Amendments

 4/17/2018 Introduced in Senate – Assigned to Finance

 4/19/2018 Senate Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely

 FINAL ACTION: 

 APRIL 19, 2018 Senate Committee on Finance Postponed HB 18 1209 Indefinitely

 

  TO READ  HB  1209     CLICK HERE

 

 

Bill # / Sponsor
Bill Title
CCC Position
 HB 18 1217

 Rep. Van Winkle

 Rep. Garnett

 Sen. Gardner

 

 Income Tax Credit for Employer 529   Contributions

 Concerning a temporary income tax credit for   employers that make contributions to 529   qualified state tuition program accounts owned   by their employees, and, in connection   therewith, enacting the “Working Families   College Savings Act”.

SUPPORT 
 DESCRIPTION:

 The bill creates a temporary income tax credit for income tax years commencing on or   after   January 1, 2019, but prior to January 1, 2022, for employers that make contributions to 529   qualified state tuition program accounts owned by their  employees in an amount equal to 20% of   the contribution, not to exceed $500. 

 ACTIVITY:

 2/05/2018 Introduced in the House – Assigned to Education

 3/12/2018 House Committee on Education Refer Unamended to Finance

 3/14/2018 House Committee on Finance Passed to House Appropriations

 4/19/2018 House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the   Whole

 4/19/2018 House Second Reading Special Order – Passed with Amendments – Committee, Floor

 4/20/2018 House Third Reading Passed – No Amendments

 4/26/2018 Senate Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations

 5/01/2018 Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the   Whole

 5/03/2018 Senate Second Reading Special Order – Passed – No Amendments

 5/04/2018 Senate Third Reading Passed – No Amendments

 

 FINAL ACTION: PENDING

 

  TO READ  HB 1217      CLICK HERE

 

 

Bill # / Sponsor
Bill Title
CCC Position
 HB 18 1221

 Rep. Leonard

 Sen. T. Neville

 

 Income Tax Deduction For 529 Acct K-12   Expenses

 Concerning the alignment of the state income   tax deduction for contributions to a qualified 529   account with the changes in the federal “Tax   Cuts and Jobs Act” of 2017 that allow tax-free   distributions for kindergarten through twelfth   grade school expenses.

SUPPORT 
 DESCRIPTION: Current law allows contributions to a qualified state tuition program, also known   as a 529 account, so long as the distributions are used for qualified higher education expenses   (and some additional exceptions), but not for kindergarten through twelfth grade school   expenses.  The federal ‘Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’, which became law in December 2017, added   distributions for kindergarten through twelfth grade expenses as qualified distributions thereby   allowing, on the federal level, income tax-free distributions for elementary and secondary   education expenses in addition to already authorized income tax-free distributions for higher   education expenses.

 The bill makes similar changes to Colorado law to allow contributions to qualified state tuition   programs for kindergarten through twelfth grade expenses thereby allowing a taxpayer to claim a   deduction for such contributions and clarifying that such expenses are qualified distributions,   ensuring that a taxpayer does not encounter tax recapture of any claimed deductions when such   contributions are distributed for kindergarten through twelfth grade school expenses.

 

 

 ACTIVITY:

 2/05/2018 Introduced in the House – Assigned to Education

 3/26/2018 House Committee on Education Postpone Indefinitely

 

 FINAL ACTION:

 MARCH 26, 2018 House Committee on Education Postponed HB 18 1221 Indefinitely

 

  TO READ  HB 1221      CLICK HERE

 

 

Bill # / Sponsor
Bill Title
CCC Position
 HB 18 1231

 Rep. Benavidez

 Sen. Lundberg

 

 Repeal Columbus Day as State Legal Holiday

 Concerning the repeal of Columbus Day as a legal holiday, and,   in connection therewith, making election day a legal holiday.

MONITOR
 DESCRIPTION:

 Currently, Columbus day is one of 10 legal holidays in Colorado. Section 2 of the bill repeals   Columbus day as a state legal holiday and replaces it with election day. ‘Election day’ is defined   to fall on the day of a general election in even-numbered years and the day on which ballot   issues must be decided under the state constitution in odd-numbered years.

 Section 1 contains a nonstatutory legislative declaration and sections 4 and 5 make   conforming amendments.  

 ACTIVITY:

 2/5/2018 Introduced in House – Assigned to Local Government

 2/28/2018 House Committee on Local Government Refer Amended to House Committee of the   Whole

 4/10/2018 House Second Reading Amended and Referred to Appropriations

 4/23/2018 House Committee on Appropriations Postponed Indefinitely

 

 FINAL ACTION:

 April 23, 2018 House Committee on Appropriations Postponed  HB 18 1231   Indefinitely 

 

  TO READ  HB 1231    CLICK HERE

 

 

 

Bill # / Sponsor
Bill Title
CCC Position
 HB 18 1256

 Rep. Duran

 Sen. Gardner

 

 Sunset Continue Civil Rights Division & Commission

 

MONITOR
 DESCRIPTION:

 Sunset Process – House Judiciary Committee. The bill implements the recommendation of   the department of regulatory agencies in its sunset review of the Colorado civil rights division and   the Colorado civil rights commission to continue the commission and the division and their   respective functions for 9 years, through September 1, 2027.

 The bill appropriates $1,642,843 to the department of regulatory agencies for the 2018-19 fiscal   year for use by the civil rights division for personal services, operating expenses, hearings, and   commission meeting costs.

 The appropriation assumes that the division will require 27.2 FTE to implement the bill. The bill   also acknowledges, for informational purposes, that the civil rights division will receive $496,489   in federal funds for the 2018-19 fiscal year.

 ACTIVITY:

 2/23/2018 Introduced in House – Assigned to Judiciary

 3/01/2018 House Judiciary Cancelled

 3/13/2018 House Committee on Judiciary Refer Unamended to Appropriations

 3/16/2018 House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole

 3/20/2018 House Second Reading Passed with Amendments – Committee

 3/21/2018 House Third Reading Passed 

 3/26/2018 Introduced in Senate – Assigned to Judiciary

 4/18/2018 Senate Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to Appropriations

 4/24/2018 Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the   Whole

 4/27/2018 Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments – Committee, Floor

 4/30/2018 Senate Third Reading Passed with Amendments – Floor

 5/03/2018 House Considered Senate Amendments – Result was to Not Concur – Request   Conference Committee

 5/09/2018 Conf Comm First Conference Committee Result was to No Report

 5/09/2018 Senate Consideration of First Conference Committee Report result was to Adopt   Committee Report – Repass

 5/09/2018 House Consideration of First Conference Committee Report result was to Adopt   Committee Report – Repass

 

 FINAL ACTION: PENDING

 

 

  TO READ  HB 1256    CLICK HERE

 

 

Bill # / Sponsor
Bill Title
CCC Position
 HB 18 1310

 Rep. Coleman

 Sen. Fields

 

 Emergency Employment Support Services Pilot   Program DOLA

 Concerning the creation of a pilot program for   emergency employment support services.

SUPPORT 
 The bill creates a pilot program in the division of local government (division) in the department of   local affairs (department) to provide emergency employment support services to rural and   economically disadvantaged counties in the state. The bill requires the division to contract with  an   entity to operate the pilot program to provide reimbursement for emergency employment support services provided to eligible individuals in the eligible counties. In order to be eligible for services for which a service provider may be reimbursed under the pilot program, an individual must be 16 years or older, eligible to work in the United States, have an income at or below 200% of the federal poverty line, and be actively pursuing employment or job training. The division is required to promulgate rules to implement and set parameters for the operation of the pilot program.

  

 ACTIVITY:

 3/21/2018 Introduced in House – Assigned to Business Affairs and Labor + Appropriations

 4/05/2018 House Committee on Business Affairs and Labor Refer Amended to Appropriations

 4/19/2018 House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole

 4/19/2018 House Second Reading Special Order – Passed with Amendments – Committee, Floor

 4/20/2018 House Third Reading Laid Over to 04/23/2018 – No Amendments

 4/24/2018 House Third Reading Passed

 4/24/2018 Introduced In Senate – Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

 5/02/2018  Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely

 

 FINAL ACTION:

 MAY 2, 2018 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postponed   

 HB 18 1310 Indefinitely

 

 

  TO READ  HB 1310    CLICK HERE

 

 

 

Bill # / Sponsor
Bill Title
CCC Position
 HB 18 1438

 Rep. Esgar

 Sen. None

 

 Health Care Coverage Reproductive Health Care

 Concerning health care coverage for reproductive health care.

OPPOSE 
 DESCRIPTION:

 Section 2 of the bill requires all individual and group health benefit plans issued, amended, or   renewed on or after January 1, 2020, to provide coverage for specified reproductive health care   services, drugs, devices, products, and procedures. Carriers are prohibited from imposing a     deductible, coinsurance, copayment, or other cost-sharing requirement for the coverage required   under the bill and from imposing restrictions or delays on the coverage. Under specified   circumstances, section 2 permits a carrier to offer a religious employer a plan that does not   include coverage for abortion procedures that are contrary to the religious employer’s religious   tenets. Section 2 also prohibits a carrier from excluding an individual from participation in,   denying an individual benefits under, or otherwise discriminating against an individual in the   administration of a plan on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived race, color, national   origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, or disability.

 Section 4 directs the department of health care policy and financing to administer a program to   reimburse the cost of specified reproductive health care services, drugs, devices, products, and   procedures provided to eligible individuals, which is defined to include individuals with   reproductive health care needs who are enrolled in the medicaid program or the children’s basic   health plan or who are otherwise disqualified for participation in the medicaid program based on   their immigration status.

 The program must also provide medicaid or children’s basic health plan benefits, as applicable,   to pregnant individuals for 180 days, rather than the mandated 60 days, post-pregnancy,   regardless of whether the individual’s medicaid or children’s basic health plan eligibility would   otherwise terminate during that period based on an increase in income.

  

 ACTIVITY:

 5/02/2018 Introduced In House – Assigned to Health, Insurance, & Environment

 5/03/2018 House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Postpone Indefinitely

 

 FINAL ACTION:

 MAY 3, 2018 House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Postponed

 HB 18 1438   Indefinitely

 TO READ HB 18 1438 CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

Bill # / Sponsor
Bill Title
CCC Position
 HB 18 1440

 Rep. Valdez

 Sen. Todd

 Preneed Funeral Contract Sellers

  Concerning preneed funeral contract sellers.

MONITOR
 DESCRIPTION:

 The bill:

  • Creates the preneed relief fund to provide restitution to preneed contract buyers;
  • Requires funeral establishments to identify the individuals who sell preneed funeral contracts at, or on behalf of, the establishment; and
  • Requires that all registered funeral establishments also be licensed as preneed contract sellers.

 $28,403 is appropriated from the division of insurance cash fund to the department of regulatory   agencies to implement the bill.

  

 ACTIVITY:

 5/03/2018 Introduced In House – Assigned to Public Health & Human Services

 5/04/2018 House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Unamended to   Finance

 5/04/2018 House Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations

 5/07/2018 House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the   Whole

 5/07/2018 House Second Reading Special Order – Passed with Amendments – Committee, Floor

 5/08/2018 House Third Reading Passed – No Amendments

 5/08/2018 Introduced In Senate – Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

 5/08/2018 Senate State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postponed Indefinitely

 FINAL ACTION:

 MAY 8, 2018 Senate State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postponed HB 18 1440     Indefinitely

   TO READ HB 18 1440 CLICK HERE