2021 State Legislative Session
Action Report

HB21-1006 Fifth-day School Enrichment Programs Funding 
Position: Support
Short Title: Fifth-day School Enrichment Programs Funding
Sponsors: D. Esgar (D) | P. Will (R) / L. Garcia (D) | D. Hisey (R)
Status: 4/9/2021 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Education

HB21-1008 Forest Health Project Financing 
Position: Support
Short Title: Forest Health Project Financing
Sponsors: J. Arndt (D) | M. Catlin (R) / J. Cooke (R) | C. Hansen (D)
Status: 3/12/2021 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Agriculture & Natural Resources

HB21-1021 Peer Support Professionals Behavioral Health 
Position: Support
Short Title: Peer Support Professionals Behavioral Health
Sponsors: R. Pelton (R) | Y. Caraveo (D)
Status: 3/29/2021 House Committee on Finance Refer Amended to Appropriations

HB21-1023 Energy Facility Real Property Classification 
Position: Support
Short Title: Energy Facility Real Property Classification
Sponsors: P. Will (R) / D. Coram (R)
Status: 3/17/2021 House Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely

HB21-1027 Continue Alcohol Beverage Takeout And Delivery 
Position: Support
Short Title: Continue Alcohol Beverage Takeout And Delivery
Sponsors: C. Larson (R) | D. Roberts (D) / J. Bridges (D) | K. Priola (R)
Status: 3/17/2021 House Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations

HB21-1034 Consumer Right To Use Natural Gas Or Propane 
Position: Support
Short Title: Consumer Right To Use Natural Gas Or Propane
Sponsors: D. Woog
Status: 3/3/2021 House Committee on Energy & Environment Postpone Indefinitely

HB21-1040 General Fund Money For Reintroduction Of Wolves 
Position: Strongly Support
Short Title: General Fund Money For Reintroduction Of Wolves
Sponsors: P. Will (R) | J. Arndt (D) / K. Donovan (D) | B. Rankin (R)
Status: 3/10/2021 House Committee on Energy & Environment Postpone Indefinitely

HB21-1043 Study Underground Water Storage Maximum Beneficial Use 
Position: Support
Short Title: Study Underground Water Storage Maximum Beneficial Use
Sponsors: R. Holtorf (R) / J. Sonnenberg (R)
Status: 4/1/2021 House Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations

HB21-1045 Invasive Pest Control Administration 
Position: Support
Short Title: Invasive Pest Control Administration
Sponsors: M. Young (D) | D. Valdez (D) / R. Fields (D)
Status: 3/10/2021 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Agriculture & Natural Resources

HB21-1046 Water Share Right Mutual Ditch Corporation 
Position: Support
Short Title: Water Share Right Mutual Ditch Corporation
Sponsors: J. Arndt (D) | M. Catlin (R) / R. Fields (D) | J. Sonnenberg (R)
Status: 3/24/2021 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Agriculture & Natural Resources

HB21-1052 Define Pumped Hydroelectricity As Renewable Energy 
Position: Support
Short Title: Define Pumped Hydroelectricity As Renewable Energy
Sponsors: H. McKean (R) / R. Woodward (R)
Status: 4/9/2021 Senate Third Reading Reconsidered - No Amendments

HB21-1056 Cost Thresholds For Public Project Bidding Requirements 
Position: Support
Short Title: Cost Thresholds For Public Project Bidding Requirements
Sponsors: R. Pelton (R) / C. Hansen (D)
Status: 4/12/2021 House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

HB21-1109 Broadband Board Changes To Expand Broadband Service 
Position: Support
Short Title: Broadband Board Changes To Expand Broadband Service
Sponsors: B. Titone (D) | M. Soper (R) / J. Bridges (D) | D. Coram (R)
Status: 3/25/2021 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Business, Labor, & Technology

HB21-1119 Suicide Prevention, Intervention, & Postvention 
Position: Support
Short Title: Suicide Prevention, Intervention, & Postvention
Sponsors: J. Rich (R) | L. Daugherty / K. Donovan (D) | D. Coram (R)
Status: 4/12/2021 Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

HB21-1120 License Private Security Guards 
Position: Oppose
Short Title: License Private Security Guards
Sponsors: Y. Caraveo (D) | M. Weissman (D)
Status: 2/18/2021 Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary

HB21-1127 County General Fund Money For Roads And Bridges 
Position: Support
Short Title: County General Fund Money For Roads And Bridges
Sponsors: A. Pico
Status: 3/16/2021 House Committee on Transportation & Local Government Postpone Indefinitely

HB21-1129 Extend Deadline For Training To Teach Reading 
Position: Support
Short Title: Extend Deadline For Training To Teach Reading
Sponsors: B. McLachlan (D) | M. Bradfield / J. Bridges (D) | T. Story (D)
Status: 3/24/2021 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Education

HB21-1149 Energy Sector Career Pathway In Higher Education 
Position: Support
Short Title: Energy Sector Career Pathway In Higher Education
Sponsors: D. Jackson (D) | B. Titone (D) / T. Story (D)
Status: 4/1/2021 House Committee on Energy & Environment Refer Amended to Appropriations

HB21-1158 Special Fuel Farm Equipment Sales Use Taxx 
Position: Support
Short Title: Special Fuel Farm Equipment Sales Use Taxx
Sponsors: M. Lynch | D. Valdez (D) / B. Kirkmeyer
Status: 3/29/2021 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Agriculture & Natural Resources

HB21-1162 Management Of Plastic Products 
Position: Oppose
Short Title: Management Of Plastic Products
Sponsors: A. Valdez (D) | L. Cutter (D) / J. Gonzales (D)
Status: 3/29/2021 House Committee on Finance Refer Amended to Appropriations

HB21-1164 Total Program Mill Levy Tax Credit 
Position: Support
Short Title: Total Program Mill Levy Tax Credit
Sponsors: D. Esgar (D) | A. Garnett (D) / R. Zenzinger (D) | S. Fenberg (D)
Status: 4/5/2021 Senate Third Reading Laid Over to 04/21/2021 - No Amendments

HB21-1180 Measures To Increase Biomass Utilization 
Position: Support
Short Title: Measures To Increase Biomass Utilization
Sponsors: D. Valdez (D) | P. Will (R) / D. Coram (R)
Status: 4/1/2021 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Agriculture & Natural Resources

HB21-1190 Defining Telemedicine For Medical Practitioners 
Position: Support
Short Title: Defining Telemedicine For Medical Practitioners
Sponsors: J. Rich (R) | D. Esgar (D) / B. Kirkmeyer | R. Fields (D)
Status: 4/1/2021 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services

HB21-1207 Overpayment Of Workers' Compensation Benefits 
Position: Oppose
Short Title: Overpayment Of Workers' Compensation Benefits
Sponsors: L. Daugherty | A. Benavidez (D) / P. Lee (D) | R. Fields (D)
Status: 4/9/2021 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Business, Labor, & Technology

HB21-1233 Conservation Easement Tax Credit Modifications 
Position: Support
Short Title: Conservation Easement Tax Credit Modifications
Sponsors: D. Roberts (D) | P. Will (R) / K. Donovan (D) | F. Winter (D)
Status: 4/5/2021 House Committee on Agriculture, Livestock, & Water Refer Unamended to Finance

SB21-005 Business Exempt From Public Health Order To Close 
Position: Support
Short Title: Business Exempt From Public Health Order To Close
Sponsors: R. Woodward (R) / C. Larson (R)
Status: 3/16/2021 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely

SB21-053 Adjustments To School Funding Fiscal Year 2020-21 
Position: Support
Short Title: Adjustments To School Funding Fiscal Year 2020-21
Sponsors: D. Moreno (D) | R. Zenzinger (D) / J. McCluskie (D) | B. McLachlan (D)
Status: 3/15/2021 Governor Signed

SB21-054 Transfers For Wildfire Mitigation And Response 
Position: Support
Short Title: Transfers For Wildfire Mitigation And Response
Sponsors: C. Hansen (D) | B. Rankin (R) / J. McCluskie (D)
Status: 3/21/2021 Governor Signed

SB21-067 Strengthening Civics Education 
Position: Support
Short Title: Strengthening Civics Education
Sponsors: D. Coram (R) | C. Hansen (D) / B. McLachlan (D) | T. Carver (R)
Status: 4/8/2021 House Committee on Education Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole

SB21-072 Public Utilities Commission Modernize Electric Transmission Infrastructure 
Position: Support
Short Title: Public Utilities Commission Modernize Electric Transmission Infrastructure
Sponsors: C. Hansen (D) | D. Coram (R) / A. Valdez (D)
Status: 4/6/2021 Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments

SB21-079 Deregulate Meat Sales Direct To Consumers 
Position: Support
Short Title: Deregulate Meat Sales Direct To Consumers
Sponsors: J. Sonnenberg (R) / R. Pelton (R) | D. Valdez (D)
Status: 3/26/2021 Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Not Concur - Request Conference Committee

SB21-083 Higher Education Student Financial Assistance Funding 
Position: Support
Short Title: Higher Education Student Financial Assistance Funding
Sponsors: C. Hansen (D) / L. Herod (D)
Status: 3/21/2021 Governor Signed

SB21-085 Actuarial Review Health Insurance Mandate Legislation 
Position: Support
Short Title: Actuarial Review Health Insurance Mandate Legislation
Sponsors: J. Ginal (D) | J. Smallwood (R) / S. Lontine (D)
Status: 3/30/2021 Senate Committee on Finance Refer Amended to Appropriations

SB21-087 Agricultural Workers' Rights 
Position: Strongly Oppose
Short Title: Agricultural Workers' Rights
Sponsors: J. Danielson (D) / K. McCormick | Y. Caraveo (D)
Status: 3/17/2021 Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Refer Amended to Appropriations

SB21-110 Fund Safe Revitalization Of Main Streets 
Position: Support
Short Title: Fund Safe Revitalization Of Main Streets
Sponsors: R. Zenzinger (D) | K. Priola (R) / L. Herod (D) | T. Exum (D)
Status: 3/19/2021 Governor Signed

SB21-112 General Fund Transfer To Capital Construction Fund State Parks 
Position: Support
Short Title: General Fund Transfer To Capital Construction Fund State Parks
Sponsors: L. Garcia (D) | C. Simpson / J. McCluskie (D) | P. Will (R)
Status: 3/21/2021 Governor Signed

SB21-113 Firefighting Aircraft Wildfire Mgmt And Response 
Position: Strongly Support
Short Title: Firefighting Aircraft Wildfire Mgmt And Response
Sponsors: S. Fenberg (D) | B. Rankin (R) / J. McCluskie (D) | M. Lynch
Status: 3/21/2021 Governor Signed

SB21-119 Increasing Access To High-Quality Credentials 
Position: Support
Short Title: Increasing Access To High-Quality Credentials
Sponsors: J. Bridges (D) | P. Lundeen (R) / D. Esgar (D) | T. Geitner (R)
Status: 4/8/2021 Introduced In House - Assigned to Education

SB21-130 Local Authority for Business Personal Property Tax Exemption 
Position: Support
Short Title: Local Authority for Business Personal Property Tax Exemption
Sponsors: C. Holbert (R) | B. Pettersen (D) / K. Van Winkle (R) | S. Bird (D)
Status: 4/12/2021 House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee

SB21-136 Sunset Forest Health Advisory Council 
Position: Support
Short Title: Sunset Forest Health Advisory Council
Sponsors: J. Ginal (D) | D. Coram (R) / L. Cutter (D) | T. Carver (R)
Status: 4/5/2021 Introduced In House - Assigned to Agriculture, Livestock, & Water

SB21-161 Voluntary Reduce Greenhouse Gas Natural Gas Utility 
Position: Support
Short Title: Voluntary Reduce Greenhouse Gas Natural Gas Utility
Sponsors: C. Hansen (D) | D. Coram (R) / J. Arndt (D)
Status: 3/2/2021 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Transportation & Energy

SB21-163 Cost-benefit Analysis For Rules Additional Requirements 
Position: Support
Short Title: Cost-benefit Analysis For Rules Additional Requirements
Sponsors: B. Rankin (R)
Status: 3/24/2021 Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Postpone Indefinitely

SB21-166 Colorado Fire Commission Recommendations 
Position: Support
Short Title: Colorado Fire Commission Recommendations
Sponsors: B. Rankin (R) | S. Fenberg (D) / J. McCluskie (D) | P. Will (R)
Status: 3/25/2021 Senate Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources Refer Amended to Appropriations

SB21-175 Prescription Drug Affordability Review Board 
Position: Oppose
Short Title: Prescription Drug Affordability Review Board
Sponsors: S. Jaquez Lewis | J. Gonzales (D) / Y. Caraveo (D) | C. Kennedy (D)
Status: 3/17/2021 Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Amended to Appropriations

SB21-176 Protecting Opportunities And Workers' Rights Act 
Position: Oppose
Short Title: Protecting Opportunities And Workers' Rights Act
Sponsors: F. Winter (D) | B. Pettersen (D) / S. Lontine (D) | M. Gray (D)
Status: 4/1/2021 Senate Committee on Judiciary Lay Over Amended

SB21-177 Restrict Foreign-influenced Money In Politics 
Position:
Short Title: Restrict Foreign-influenced Money In Politics
Sponsors: J. Bridges (D) / S. Woodrow (D)
Status: 4/9/2021 Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 8/9/2021 - No Amendments