Bill # / Sponsor (s)
Bill Title
CCC Position

  SB 17 39

  Sen. Lundberg

  Rep. N/A

  

Education Income Tax Credits for Nonpublic School

Concerning the creation of income tax credits for nonpublic education.

SUPPORT
DESCRIPTION: The bill establishes a private school tuition income tax credit for income tax years commencing on or after January 1, 2018, that allows any taxpayer to claim a credit when the taxpayer enrolls a dependent qualified child in a private school or the taxpayer provides a scholarship to a qualified child for enrollment in a private school and the private school issues the taxpayer a credit certificate for either enrolling a dependent qualified child in the private school or providing a scholarship to a qualified child for enrollment in the private school. The credit may be carried forward for 3 years but may not be refunded, and the department of revenue is granted rule-making authority. In addition, the credit may be transferred, subject to certain limitations.
 INTRODUCED:  01/10/2017 Introduced in Senate –  Assigned to  Finance

 SCHEDULED: Tuesday, February 7th at 2:00 p.m. in  Room 357

 FINAL ACTION:    

  TO READ SB 39 CLICK HERE

 

Bill # / Sponsor (s)
Bill Title
CCC Position

SB 17 62

  Sen. T. Neville

  Rep. Humphrey

  

  

Student Free Speech Public Higher Ed Campuses    

Concerning the right to free speech on campuses of public institutions of higher education.

SUPPORT
DESCRIPTION: The bill prohibits public institutions of higher education from restricting a student’s constitutional right to speak in any way in a public forum, including speaking verbally, holding a sign, or distributing flyers or materials. Additionally, a public institution of higher education shall not impose unreasonable restrictions on the time, place, and manner of student speech that occurs in a public forum and is protected by the first amendment. Court actions for violations of the provisions of the bill are allowed and include recovery of reasonable court costs and attorney fees. Public institutions of higher education are prohibited from designating any area on campus as a free speech zone.
 INTRODUCED:  01/13/2017 Introduced in Senate – Assigned to  Education

SCHEDULED: Thursday, February 2nd at 1:30 p.m. in Room 352

 FINAL ACTION:    

 TO READ SB 62 CLICK HERE

 

 

 

Bill # / Sponsor (s)
Bill Title
CCC Position

  SB 17  95

  Sen. Guzman

  Rep. Garnett

  

Repeal the Death Penalty

Concerning the repeal of the death penalty.

SUPPORT
DESCRIPTION: The bill repeals the death penalty in Colorado for offenses committed on or after July 1, 2017, and makes conforming amendments.
 INTRODUCED:  01/18/2017 Introduced in Senate – Assigned to  Judiciary

SCHEDULED: Friday, February 15th at 1:30 p.m. in Room 271

 FINAL ACTION:    

 TO READ SB 95 CLICK HERE