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Sunset Continue Colorado Medical Practice Act

Concerning the continuation of the "Colorado Medical Practice Act", and, in connection therewith, continuing the Colorado medical board, eliminating the sixty-day limit on the pro bono license, repealing the requirement that a letter of admonition be sent to licensees by certified mail, and updating language and making technical amendments.
2019 Regular Session
Professions & Occupations
Bill Summary

Colorado medical practice act - continuation under sunset law - pro bono license - letter of admonition - repeal. The act implements recommendations in the 2018 sunset review and report by the department of regulatory agencies by:

  • Continuing the "Colorado Medical Practice Act" (Act) and the Colorado medical board (board) until September 1, 2026;
  • Eliminating the restriction on the number of days that a physician may practice in a calendar year with a pro bono license;
  • Repealing the requirement that the board send a letter of admonition to a licensee by certified mail; and
  • Making technical amendments to the Act.

Specified provisions of the act are contingent upon House Bill 19-1172 becoming law.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details