Attention: Pending bills HB 1200 & 1333 have been delayed

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak in Colorado, the legislature has suspended operations and postponed the hearing of both pending house bills 1200 & 1333.  A new hearing date has not been set.  This postponement provides you with additional time to further your knowledge on the impact either of these bills (if passed) would have on your community.  See the recent article regarding these two proposed bills here.  Additional resources you may be interested in include a  checklist on ‘how to influence pending state legislation,’ and a website to help you determine who the elected officials are in your district.

Is there a bill pending in the state legislature that you are concerned with?

You can influence state legislation. Here’s a checklist on ‘how to influence pending state legislation.’ Ideally, you have established a personal relationship with your State Senator and State Representative. Regardless, your input to state legislators and/or the Governor aids these elected officials in establishing statutes that reflect better public policy. Click here to determine who the elected officials are in your district. Good luck!

Census 2020 – Why It’s Important

Every ten years, the Constitution requires that the government take a head count (so to speak) of America’s population.  The compiled data from this Census provides essential information that is used in important aspects of our country, including the following:     

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Say Good-Bye to Emotional Support Emus

In January 2020, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development released updated guidelines pertaining to Emotional Support Animals (“ESA”) under the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”). These new guidelines materially altered the previous guidelines relating to emotional support animals by changing the documentation requirement for emotional support animals and by changing the type of animal permitted to generally be an emotional support animal.

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Proposed Regulations to Vehicle Booting

In late May 2019, Governor Polis enacted legislation which, in part, authorized the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (“PUC”) to regulate vehicle booting companies in a fashion similar to the way the PUC regulates towing companies.

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