2023 House Calendar
2023 JBC Schedule
This is the Joint Budget Committee's schedule. Please check this document regularly for schedule updates.
2023 Senate Calendar
2023 Cumulative Senate Journal
2023 Senate Status Sheet
2023 House Status Sheet
Higher Education Enrollment and Tuition Revenue Forecast
This memorandum presents the 2023 Legislative Council Staff forecast for the state public institutions of higher education. The forecast provides projections of resident and nonresident full-time equivalent (FTE) student enrollment and College Opportunity Fund (COF) FTE enrollment for the...
Fiscal Note Reports (2023)
Fiscal Note Data Reports show the fiscal impact of all legislation currently pending before the General Assembly, based on the most recent published fiscal note. Updated reports will be posted on this page approximately weekly during the legislative session. After session, final data will be...
Economic Outlook Presentation March 2023
Legislative Council Staff economic outlook presentation to the Joint Budget Committee.
Forecast March 2023
Focus Colorado presents forecasts for the economy and state government revenue through FY 2024-25. Implications of the forecast for the state's General Fund budget and spending limit are described in the report's highlights and executive summary sections. The report is based on current law,...
Laws Regulating Landlords and Tenants (23-04)
This issue brief discusses the legal framework and lists further resources for landlords and tenants.
2023 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement Payment Forecast
Colorado receives annual payments from tobacco manufacturers as part of the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA). In April 2022, the state received $88.2 million, which was used to determine distributions to MSA-funded programs for the current FY 2022-23. This document presents a forecast...
List of Abbreviations Used in Bill Topics for the Subject Index
2023 Colorado Water Handbook
The Legislative Council Staff’s Water Policy Handbook is intended to serve as a reference guide to Colorado's water policies and programs. The book is divided into three parts. Each part covers a different aspect of Colorado water law and policy.
2021 Marijuana Handbook
This publication provides an overview of marijuana laws in Colorado as well as marijuana licensing, marijuana in the state budget, regulations, federal law and jurisdictional issues, and additional resources.
Subject Index of Introduced Bills 2023
Wildfire Mitigation Deduction
Report No. 2023-TE4
Structural Insurance Premium Tax Expenditures
Report No. 2023-TE-5
Long-Term Lodging Exemption
Report No. 2023-TE3
Colorado Paid Family and Medical Leave (23-06)
Colorado's Instream Flow Program (23-05)
The instream flow (ISF) program was created by legislation in 1973, which authorized the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) to appropriate or acquire water rights of natural streams and lakes to preserve the natural environment without diverting the water. The ISF program recognized the...
Colorado Legislative Branch Policy on Services for Persons with Disabilities, Including Grievance Resolution Procedures
Legislative Council Handbook
Colorado statute establishes the Legislative Council as a body of 18 Senators and Representatives with specific functions and responsibilities (Section 2-3-301, et seq., C.R.S.). Six senators are appointed, with the President of the Senate appointing the majority party members and the...
Legislative Drafting Manual
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...