PHCC Colorado End of Legislative Session Report

by Elisabeth Rosen, PHCC Colorado lobbyist

Session Overview 

The 2018 Legislative Session ended on May 9th after 120 days per the Colorado Constitution. Major themes included the budget, transportation funding, education funding, and funding for state employee retirements. Governor Hickenlooper has until June 8th to sign, veto or allow a bill to become law without signature.  


PHCC-supported HB18-1266, by Representatives Wilson and Esgar, Senators Todd and Hill, regarding expanding the career development success pilot program is on the way to the Governor for final approval. 

PHCC-supported HB18-1316, by Representatives Pabon and Exum, Senators Cooke and Williams, regarding: Extend Colorado Department Of Labor And Employment Skilled Worker, Outreach, Recruitment, and Key Training Grant Program, is on the way to the Governor for final approval. 

PHCC opposed SB18-193 by Sen Coram and Rep Carver Re: Concerning additional limitations on state agency occupational regulations was killed by House State Affairs on May 2nd. 

To view the complete end of session report, including "Looking forward" to key races and ballot measures, click here (members-only).