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Security For Colorado Seniors

Concerning the allocation of fifteen million dollars from the general fund to establish the area agency on aging grant program for programs providing assistance to older Coloradans, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2021 Regular Session
Human Services
Bill Summary

The act creates the area agency on aging grant program (grant program) in the department of human service's state office on aging (state office). The purpose of the grant program is to assist and support the health, well-being, and security of older Coloradans. The act also creates the area on aging cash fund (cash fund), which is used to fund the grant program.

The act requires the state office and the area agency on aging to collaborate and establish criteria for the following:

  • Adopting the policies and procedures for the administration of the grant program;
  • Establishing and publishing criteria for the grant program; and
  • Creating application procedures by which eligible organizations may apply for and receive money from the grant program.

For the 2021-22 state fiscal year, $15,000,000 is appropriated to the department of human services from reappropriated funds in the cash fund for use by adult assistance programs to implement the act. The department of human services is responsible for the accounting related to the appropriation.

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


Became Law


Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    07/06/2021 Signed Act PDF
    06/23/2021 Final Act PDF
    06/07/2021 Rerevised PDF
    06/03/2021 Revised PDF
    06/02/2021 Reengrossed PDF
    06/01/2021 Engrossed PDF
    05/28/2021 Introduced PDF

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