During the 2019 legislative session, the General Assembly considered measures related to veterans and the military concerning education, employment, income taxes, license plates, vehicle registration, and public safety.
This memorandum provides information concerning occupational and professional licenses for military spouses, including reciprocity and other licensing mechanisms for military spouses in Colorado and other states, and federal efforts to address military spouse licensure.
During the 2018 legislative session, the General Assembly considered measures related to military and veterans, including their education, employment, and involvement in the criminal justice system. Other legislation addressed veterans' benefits and federal issues concerning Colorado.
This issue brief provides an overview of benefits available to veterans in Colorado. It also includes an explanation of service-connected disabilities, as many benefits are available only for disabled veteran.