During the 2022 legislative session, the General Assembly considered several pieces of legislation concerning veterans and the military including creating an information clearinghouse; allowing veterans to audit college courses, honoring Gold Star families, and several resolutions.
During the 2020 legislative session, the General Assembly considered several measures related to military and veterans affairs, including bills addressing the National Guard, providing veterans’ benefits, and clarifying laws concerning surplus military vehicles.
This memorandum provides information about veterans community living centers (VCLCs), formerly known as state veterans nursing homes, in Colorado. Specifically, it includes the history of the five current VCLC locations and the process for building new VCLCs. The memorandum also discusses how...
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.
During the 2017 legislative session, the General Assembly considered measures related to military and veterans boards and commissions, the treatment of veterans and members of the military in the criminal justice and higher education systems, and state benefits for veterans. The General Assembly...
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.