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Legislative update for the week of March 9

Janelle O'Dea

Proposed House bills

HB15-1249

Bill description: The bill amends the statutory fee schedule that the department of public health and environment charges for the discharge of pollutants into state waters.

Committee: House Finance

Status: Introduced in House

House sponsor(s): Rep. K.C. Decker, D-Boulder

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Senate sponsor(s): Sen. Mary Hodge, D-Brighton

HB15-1250

Bill description: The bill declares that certain factors other than short-term economic costs deserve to be considered in establishing the rates and policies of investor-owned public utilities.

Committee: House Transportation and Energy

Status: Introduced in House

House sponsor(s): Rep. Max Tyler, D-Lakewood

Senate sponsor(s): Sen. Matt Jones, D-Louisville

HB15-1019

Bill description: Concerning prostitution by a minor, and, in connection therewith, minors who are victims of human trafficking.

Committee: House Judiciary

Status: Referred to House Appropriations committee Feb. 17

House sponsor(s): Rep. Paul Lundeen, R-Monument

Senate sponsor(s): None

HB15-1035

Bill description: Concerning changes to crime victim compensation

Committee: Introduced in Senate, assigned to Senate Judiciary March 2

Status: Referred to House Appropriations committee Feb. 17

House sponsor(s): Rep. Rhonda Fields, D-Aurora

Senate sponsor(s): Sen. John Cooke, R-Greeley

HB15-1043

Bill description: Concerning penalties for DUI offenders

Committee: House Judiciary

Status: Referred amended to House Finance Feb. 2

House sponsor(s): Rep. Lori Saine, R-Dacono

Senate sponsor(s): Sen. John Cooke, R-Greeley

HB15-1060

Bill description: Concerning protection orders in sex offense cases.

Committee: House Judiciary

Status: Referred unamended to Senate Judiciary March 4

House sponsor(s): Rep. Millie Hamner, D-Dillon

Senate sponsor(s): None

Proposed Senate bills

SB 15-005

Bill description: Concerning medical testing in certain first-degree assault cases.

Committee: Senate Judiciary

Status: Introduced in House and assigned to House Judiciary

House sponsor(s): Rep. Mike Foote, D-Lafayette

Senate sponsor(s): Sen. John Cooke, R-Greeley

SB 15-004

Bill description: Concerning trained volunteer court-appointed special advocates for youth brought before a court in a truancy proceeding.

Committee: Senate Judiciary

Status: Introduced in House and assigned to House Judiciary

House sponsor(s): Rep. Dianne Primavera, D-Broomfield

Senate sponsor(s): Sen. Cheri Jahn, D-Sweet Ridge

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