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About the Legislative Council Staff

Since 1953, the Legislative Council Staff (LCS) has served as the nonpartisan research arm of the Colorado General Assembly. The staff serve under the Director of Research and provide support to legislative committees, respond to requests for research and constituent services, prepare fiscal notes, provide revenue projections, and perform other centralized legislative support services such as Information Technology, Visitor Services, and more.



As a nonpartisan staff organization, our work will be guided and informed by our commitment to:

  • Service
  • the Legislative Institution
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Innovation


Vision Statement

The vision of the Colorado Legislative Council Staff is to be a bold and innovative provider of trusted, nonpartisan services that meet the evolving needs of the legislature and Colorado.


Mission Statement

The Colorado Legislative Council Staff provides nonpartisan products and services to the legislature and the public to support and inform the policy-making process, preserve the legislative institution, and promote transparency.


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Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

COVID-19 Resources

Temporary Guidelines for Review and Comment Meetings

The legislature will meet in limited session on Monday, March 30th. The Capitol will be open for the duration of the session for those with essential business related to the session. The building will not be available for public tours. People without essential business are encouraged to access the session through the General Assembly website and Colorado Channel.  Anybody with essential business related to the session will be required to practice appropriate social distancing measures.