This issue brief provides background information on mobile homes and an overview of the Mobile Home Park Act, including recent changes to the law with regard to county ordinances, registrations, the dispute resolution and enforcement program, and evictions.
This Legislative Drafting Manual is designed primarily for legislative drafters in the Colorado General Assembly's Office of Legislative Legal Services. The first edition of the Drafting Manual was prepared in 1977 by the Legislative Drafting Office. Subsequent editions have occurred over the...
A dynamic model attempts to quantify the downstream effects of a policy change throughout the economy. Legislative Council Staff (LCS) does not conduct dynamic modeling, which means that fiscal notes and other analyses are limited to the scope of legislation’s direct impacts and, in...
When Colorado taxpayers file their 2019 income taxes, they will pay tax at a rate of 4.50 percent, rather than the state’s usual 4.63 percent rate. The rate reduction affects state income tax payments by all taxpayers, including individuals, corporations, non-corporate businesses, and other...
This memorandum provides information regarding programs in Colorado that address deforestation and forest degradation, and the role that forests can play in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions.
Legislative committees are a very important part of Colorado's legislative process. At a legislative committee hearing, citizens have an opportunity to express their views and have them incorporated into the official legislative record. In Colorado, every bill receives a public hearing by one of...
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Colorado Youth Advisory Council Review Committee.
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Tax Expenditure Evaluation Interim Study Committee.
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Treatment of Persons With Mental Health Disorders in the Criminal Justice System Committee.
In place of property taxes, Colorado citizens pay the specific ownership tax (SOT) on their vehicles. This issue brief provides an overview of the SOT, describes how the SOT is calculated, lists the SOT exemptions, and describes its collection and distribution.
This memorandum provides an overview of the process to recall an office holder in Colorado and the various ways to fill a vacancy that occurs in an elected office at the federal, state, or local level in Colorado.
Final report to the Colorado General Assembly by the School Safety Committee. This committee was created by a resolution adopted by the Executive Committee of the Legislative Council during the 2019 legislative interim. The purpose of this committee was to study how violence at, and threats of...
II. OVERVIEW OF UNIFORM LAW COMMISSION
IV. DIVERSITY STATEMENT
VI. ACTIVITIES OF THE COLORADO COMMISSIONERS
VII. A SUMMARY OF NEW ULC ACTS
VIII. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ENACTMENT AND FOR OTHER ACTION