2019 Bills


HB 19-1024 Colorado Youth Advisory Council Review Committee

Sponsors: Rep. Hugh McKean/Sen. Winter

What does HB 19-1024 do? Creates an interim committee that would meet between May and January. The youth would be allowed to present up to three bills, from the ideas they have worked on as a group, that could become legislation.

STATUS: House:  Passed Education-1/31/19 12-0 (1 excused) referred to the Committee on Appropriations
, No hearing scheduled. 
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HB 18-1060 Repeal CDPHE Health Facility Life Safety Statutes

Sponsors: Rep. Hugh McKean

What does HB18-1069 do? Statutory revision bill that moves the proper authority from the State Board of Health to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

STATUS: House: Passed Judiciary-1/17/19 11-0.  Passed Second Reading-1/25/19. Passed Third Reading-1/28/19 64-0 (1 vacant). 
Senate: Assigned to Judiciary, Scheduled to be heard 2-11-19, Passed Second Reading-2/14/19, Assigned to Health & Insurance, Scheduled to be heard 2/21/19, Passed Third Reading-2/15/19 29-0 (6 excused).

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HB 19-1071 CDPHE Water Quality Control

Sponsors: Rep. Hugh McKean/Sen. Zenzinger

What does HB 19-1071 do? Statutory revision bill that moves the proper authority from the State Board of Health to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
 
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STATUS: House: 
Passed Energy & Environment-1/24/19 9-0 (2 excused), Passed Second Reading-1/30/19, Passed Third Reading-1/31/19 62-2 (1 vacant).
Senate: Assigned to Agriculture & Natural Resources, Scheduled to be heard 2/14/19, Passed Agriculture & Natural Resources-2/14/19 4-0 (1 excused).


HB 19-1072 Require Traffic Signals Cycle Yellow Before Green

Sponsors: Rep. Hugh McKean

What does HB 19-1072 do? Would require that traffic lights in the State of Colorado cycle yellow between red and green.

STATUS: Postponed Indefinitely Transportation & Local Government-1/30/19 6-4 (1 excused).
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HB 19-1116 Hunter Education Courses In Public Schools

Sponsors: Rep. Hugh McKean
 
What does HB 19-1116 do? Would establish the criteria by which a school would agree to offer an elective of the classroom portion of the Colorado Hunter Safety course to be taught by a certified hunter safety instructor. Central to this bill is teaching our youth about wildlife resource management. 

STATUS: Assigned to Education, Scheduled to be heard 2/12/19, Postponed Indefinitely Education-2/12/19 7-6.

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HB 19-1146 Tandem DUI Per Se

 Sponsors: Rep. Hugh McKean/Rep. Roberts
 
What does HB 19-1146 do? Establishes the DUID evidence requirements to more closely reflect those of alcohol. 

STATUS: Assigned to Judiciary, Scheduled to be heard 2/12/19, Postponed Indefinitely Judiciary-2/13/19 10-0 (1 excused).

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SB 19-011 Fermented Malt Beverage & Malt Liquor License

Sponsors: Rep. Hugh McKean/Rep. Garnett/Sen. Williams/Sen. Tate

What does SB 19-011 do? Changed a rule from the department of revenue that required 3.2% beer to be segregated from full strength beer.

STATUS: Senate: Passed Business, Labor, & Technology-1/10/19 5-0,  Passed Second Reading-1/14/19, Passed Third Reading-1/14/19 34-0 (1 excused).
House: Passed Business Affairs & Labor-1/16/19 11-0, Passed Second Reading-1/18/19, Passed Third Reading-1/23/19 64-0 (1 vacant).

SIGNED BY GOVERNOR 1/31/19. 


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SB 19-021 Board of Health Approval For Legal Services

Sponsors: Rep. Hugh McKean/Sen. Moreno

What does SB 19-021 do? Statutory revision bill that moves the proper authority from the State Board of Health to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.​

STATUS: Senate: Passed Health & Human Services-1/16/19 4-0 (1 excused),  Passed Second Reading-1/22/19, Passed Third Reading-1/23/19 35-0.
House: Passed Health & Insurance-2/5/19 10-0 (1 excused). Passed Second Reading-2/8/19.

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SB 19-023 Cryptocurrency Exemption Colorado Digital Token Act

Sponsors: Rep. McKean/Rep. Kraft-Tharp/Sen. Tate/Sen. Fenberg

What does SB 19-021 do? Streamlines regulation of digital currency.

STATUS: Senate: Passed Finance-1/22/19 7-0. Passed Second Reading-1/25/19. Passed Third Reading-1/28/19 32-0 (3 excused).

House: Assigned to Business, Affairs, & Labor, Scheduled to be heard 2/13/19.
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SB 19-028 Allow On & Off Premises Beer Licenses Rural Areas

Sponsors: Rep. McKean/Sen. Holbert

What does SB 19-028 do? A handful of rural businesses both serve and sell alcohol. This bill allows them to keep both their on and off premis license. 

STATUS: Senate: Passed Business, Labor, & Technology-1/16/19 5-0,  Passed Second Reading-1/22/19, Passed Third Reading-1/23/19 35-0.
House: Passed Business. Affairs, & Labor-1/29/19  10-0 (1 excused). Referred to the Committee of the Whole. Passed Second Reading-2/4/19. Passed Third Reading-2/5/19 62-0 (2  excused, 1 vacant).

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SB 19-082 Repeal Board Of Health Authority Over CDPHE Funds

Sponsors: Rep. McKean/Sen. Moreno

What does SB 19-082 do? Statutory revision bill that moves the proper authority from the State Board of Health to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

STATUS: Senate: Passed Health & Human Services 3-0 (2 excused), 
Passed Second Reading-1/28/19, Passed Third Reading-1/29/19 35-0.
House: Assigned to Health & Insurance, Scheduled to be heard 2/21/19.

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SB 19-083 CDPHE Air Quality Control

Sponsors: Rep. McKean/Sen. Zenzinger

What does SB 19-083 do? Statutory revision bill that moves the proper authority from the State Board of Health to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

STATUS: Senate: Passed Health & Human Services-1/23/19 3-0 (2 excused),  Passed Second Reading-1/28/19, Passed Third Reading-1/29/19 35-0.

House: Assigned to Health & Insurance, Scheduled to be heard 2/21/19.
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SB 19-095 Five-year Review Of Higher Education Funding Formula

Sponsors: Rep. McKean/Rep. Hansen/Sen. Holbert/Sen. Todd

What does SB 19-095 do? Would establish a five year review schedule to look at our higher ed funding formula, especially in light of the concerns of many of our smaller rural schools. 

STATUS: Senate: Assigned to Education, Scheduled to be heard 2/7/19.