2015 Legislation

SB15-182
"Youthful Offenders in Corrections"
CONCERNING ALLOWING THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO TRANSFER CERTAIN OFFENDERS TO THE YOUTHFUL OFFENDER SYSTEM TO PARTICIPATE IN AGE-APPROPRIATE PROGRAMS.

This bill was signed by Governor Hickenlooper on May 1.

SB15-205
"Veterans Fire Corps Act"
CONCERNING THE UTILIZATION OF VETERANS' FIRE CORPS PROGRAMS BY THE DIVISION OF FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL IN THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.

This bill was signed by Governor Hickenlooper on May 12.

HB15-1187 
"Veterinarian Health"
CONCERNING MENTAL HEALTH EVALUATIONS OF LICENSED VETERINARIANS CONDUCTED BY A VETERINARIAN PEER HEALTH ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AS ORDERED BY THE STATE BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICINE.

This bill was signed by Governor Hickenlooper on May 8, 2015.

SB15-037
"Youthful Offenders in Corrections"

CONCERNING YOUTHFUL OFFENDERS SENTENCED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS.

This bill was postponed indefinitely by the Senate Committee on Judiciary 

SB15-089
"Funding for County Courthouses"
CONCERNING THE SHIFTING OF THE FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY OF PROVIDING COURT FACILITIES IN EACH COUNTY AWAY FROM THE COUNTIES TO THE STATE OVER TIME
This bill was postponed indefinitely by the Senate Committees on Appropriations.

SB15-127
"Agritourism"
CONCERNING TAX INCENTIVES FOR AGRITOURISM-RELATED ACTIVITIES

This bill was postponed indefinitely by the Senate Committee on Appropriations.

SB15-176
"Southwest Chief"
CONCERNING THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE SOUTHWEST CHIEF RAIL LINE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, RURAL TOURISM, AND INFRASTRUCTURE REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE COMMISSION MAY EXPEND MONEY FROM THE SOUTHWEST CHIEF RAIL LINE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, RURAL TOURISM, AND INFRASTRUCTURE REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE FUND, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, MAKING AN APPROPRIATION.

This bill was postponed indefinitely by the Senate Committee on Appropriations.

SB15-179
"Highway 50"
CONCERNING INVESTMENT IN U.S. HIGHWAY 50, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, REQUIRING A STUDY TO BE CONDUCTED TO DETERMINE THE ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF MAKING SAFETY AND CAPACITY IMPROVEMENTS TO THE HIGHWAY BETWEEN THE KANSAS BORDER AND ITS INTERSECTION WITH U.S. HIGHWAY 285.

This bill was postponed indefinitely by the Senate Committee on Transportation.

HB15-1130
"Military Voting for Overseas Citizens"
CONCERNING VOTING BY MILITARY AND OVERSEAS VOTERS IN MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, EXTENDING CERTAIN DEADLINES THAT GOVERN THE CONDUCT OF MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS TO ENSURE THAT SUCH VOTERS HAVE THE SAME ABILITY TO VOTE IN SUCH ELECTIONS AS THEY DO IN FEDERAL, STATE, AND COUNTY ELECTIONS.

This bill was signed into law by Governor Hickenlooper on May 27, 2015.

HB15-1326
"School Accreditation"
CONCERNING PROHIBITING CONSIDERATION OF THE ACCREDITATION STATUS OF AN ENTITY THAT AWARDS A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA IN DETERMINING A STUDENT'S POSTSECONDARY OPPORTUNITIES.

This bill was postponed indefinitely by the Senate Committee on State, Veterans, and Military Affairs. 

HB15-1327
"Limiting Proxy Marriages"
CONCERNING LIMITATIONS ON PROXY MARRIAGES.

This bill was signed by Governor Hickenlooper on May 27, 2015.

HB15-1381
"Continuation of the Office of Consumer Counsel" 
CONCERNING THE EXTENSION OF THE OFFICE OF CONSUMER COUNSEL.

This bill was postponed indefinitely by the Senate Committee on State, Veterans, and Military Affairs.

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