Report No. 2022-TE8
Sunset laws allow the General Assembly to periodically review the need for state regulations, advisory committees, or state agencies and to update the law creating the agency or function. To accomplish this review, committees of reference hold public sunset hearings on sunset reports issued by...
The memorandum provides a summary of the laws and regulations regarding the hours of operation for licensed liquor, marijuana, and limited gaming businesses.
This issue brief provides an overview of Colorado laws related to the retail sale of alcohol, including beer, wine, and spirits, in original sealed containers for off‑premises consumption.
Pursuant to House Bill 19-1184, Legislative Council Staff will prepare demographic notes for up to 20 bills each session beginning with the 2020 legislative session. This memorandum provides an overview of the demographic note process, including the process for requesting a demographic note, the...
This memorandum memorializes the process for requesting and preparing Demographic Notes (notes) pursuant to Section 2-2-322.5, C.R.S. It outlines the number of notes per session, the process for requesting notes, the preparation and timing of notes, and the preparation of revised and final notes...
During the 2022 legislative session, the General Assembly passed numerous measures related to the liquor, nicotine, marijuana, and gaming industries.
During the 2022 legislative session, the General Assembly passed numerous bills related to general business issues and economic development initiatives.
Report No. 2022-TE33
Report No. 2022-TE37
Report No. 2022-TE38
This memorandum highlights regional and sectoral differences in Colorado’s labor market and employment recovery from the pandemic‑induced recession, including in labor force, job openings, and employment.
Report No. 2019-TE21
This memorandum provides an overview of programs that are designed to provide a boost to Colorado's economy, including incentivizing businesses to locate in Colorado, expand their Colorado-based workforce, or otherwise grow their Colorado business operations. This memorandum does not include...
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.
To date, Colorado and ten other states have enacted paid family and medical leave laws. The other states include California, Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Washington. However, the New Hampshire is voluntary for employers...
Report No. 2023-TE7
In 2023, the General Assembly considered a number of bills related to business and economic development including several related to automobile dealerships and consumer protection.
The General Assembly considered a number of measures in 2023 regulating alcohol, nicotine, marijuana, and gaming.
This memorandum answers common questions about how revenue from the marijuana industry fits into Colorado’s state budget.
Report No. 2023-TE16
Report No. 2023-TE15