2012 Business
Bill # Short TitleSponsorsBill SummaryMost Recent StatusCalendar NotificationNews Links
SB12-005Ofc Econ Dev Business Retention & Expansion Prog NEWELL / MASSEY In order to retain and grow existing businesses in the state, the bill directs the Colorado office of economic development (office) to develop and administer the Colorado business retention and expansion program under the office's statewide economic development plan. The bill describes the office's specific duties under the program, including the requirement that the office annually report on the program to the general assembly. 05/04/2012 House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
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SB12-058Venture Capital Advisory Board HEATH The bill establishes the venture capital advisory board. The advisory board is required to create a report regarding venture capital investment in the state, provide the report to the general assembly, and present the report to the economic and business development committee of the house of representatives and the business, labor, and technology committee of the senate. A copy of the report will be available on the web site maintained by the Colorado economic development commission. 03/13/2012 House Committee on Economic and Business Development Postpone Indefinitely
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SB12-143Local Business Database Ofc Economic Development CARROLL / PABON The bill directs the Colorado office of economic development (office) to create, by 2014, an electronic database of local businesses in Colorado. Such businesses are included in the database upon a business submitting certain information about the business, certifying that the business is a local business, and filing a fee with the office. A person may access the database free of charge. 03/28/2012 House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
NOT ON CALENDARNo amount of hoop jumping could save business-database bill
Release: Two Good Democratic Bills Face Same Defeat in Committee
Vote on bill to create local business app delayed
SB12-144Ofc Econ Dev Strategy Grow & Retain Key Industries HEATH / SUMMERS The bill directs the Colorado office of economic development (office) to develop a strategy to grow key industries located in the state. In creating the strategy, the office will facilitate the creation of, and collaborate with, a key industry network working group (working group), comprised of various stakeholders, for each of Colorado's key industries. A working group is tasked with developing and implementing a 3-year business plan to grow its key industry, which business plan will be incorporated into the office's key industries strategy. The office must annually report its progress to the general assembly. 05/04/2012 House Committee on Appropriations Postpone Indefinitely
NOT ON CALENDARColorado House, Senate pass business-related measures