CSL Legislative Position Report

Colorado Senior Lobby

HB16-1027 Criminal Deposition For At-risk Persons 
Position: Strongly Support
Short Title: Criminal Deposition For At-risk Persons
Sponsors: DANIELSON
Status: Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Danielson
Senate Sponsors:

HB16-1047 Interstate Medical Licensure Compact 
Position: Support
Short Title: Interstate Medical Licensure Compact
Sponsors: BUCK / NEWELL
Status: Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Buck and Winter
Senate Sponsors: Newell and Roberts

HB16-1054 End-of-life Options For Terminally Ill Individuals 
Position: Monitor
Short Title: End-of-life Options For Terminally Ill Individuals
Sponsors: COURT / MERRIFIELD
Status: House Second Reading Laid Over to 6/1/2016 - No Amendments
House Sponsors: Court and Ginal
Senate Sponsors: Merrifield

HB16-1065 Income Tax Credit For Home Health Care 
Position: Support
Short Title: Income Tax Credit For Home Health Care
Sponsors: CONTI
Status: House Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Conti
Senate Sponsors:

HB16-1075 Reestablish Alzheimer's Association Tax Check-off 
Position: Strongly Support
Short Title: Reestablish Alzheimer's Association Tax Check-off
Sponsors: PRIMAVERA / JOHNSTON
Status: House Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Primavera and Landgraf, Priola, Kagan, Van Winkle
Senate Sponsors: Johnston and Martinez Humenik

HB16-1097 PUC Permit For Medicaid Transportation Providers 
Position: Strongly Support
Short Title: PUC Permit For Medicaid Transportation Providers
Sponsors: CORAM / SCOTT
Status: Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Coram and Moreno
Senate Sponsors: Scott

HB16-1101 Medical Decisions For Unrepresented Patients 
Position: Support
Short Title: Medical Decisions For Unrepresented Patients
Sponsors: YOUNG
Status: Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Young
Senate Sponsors:

HB16-1102 Drug Production Costs Transparency Requirements 
Position: Strongly Support
Short Title: Drug Production Costs Transparency Requirements
Sponsors: GINAL / NEWELL
Status: House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Ginal, Buckner, Hullinghorst, Lee, Lontine, Salazar, Vigil
Senate Sponsors: Newell and Roberts, Aguilar, Kefalas

HB16-1127 Audits Of CCBs By OSA 
Position: Support
Short Title: Audits Of CCBs By OSA
Sponsors: SIAS
Status: House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Sias
Senate Sponsors:

HB16-1161 Allocate Senior Property Tax Exemption Money 
Position: Support
Short Title: Allocate Senior Property Tax Exemption Money
Sponsors: YOUNG / LAMBERT
Status: Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Young, Hamner, Rankin
Senate Sponsors: Lambert, Grantham, Steadman

HB16-1175 Property Tax Exemption Administration 
Position: Support
Short Title: Property Tax Exemption Administration
Sponsors: PRIMAVERA / JAHN
Status: Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Primavera and Nordberg, Ryden, Saine
Senate Sponsors: Jahn and Neville T., Cooke, Heath

HB16-1187 Sales & Use Tax Exemption Retirement Comm Food 
Position: Support
Short Title: Sales & Use Tax Exemption Retirement Comm Food
Sponsors: KRAFT-THARP / HOLBERT
Status: Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Kraft-Tharp
Senate Sponsors: Holbert

HB16-1195 Home Modification Services In Medicaid Waivers 
Position: Strongly Support
Short Title: Home Modification Services In Medicaid Waivers
Sponsors: LANDGRAF / CROWDER
Status: Senate Committee on Appropriations Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Landgraf and Young
Senate Sponsors: Crowder and Steadman

HB16-1201 Health Professionals Companion Animals 
Position: Postponed indefinitely
Short Title: Health Professionals Companion Animals
Sponsors: WILLETT
Status: House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Willett
Senate Sponsors:

HB16-1212 Temp Tax Incentive For Unreimbursed Medicaid Fees 
Position: Monitor
Short Title: Temp Tax Incentive For Unreimbursed Medicaid Fees
Sponsors: ROUPE
Status: House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Roupe
Senate Sponsors:

HB16-1242 Suppl Approp Dept Of Human Servs 
Position: Signed into law
Short Title: Suppl Approp Dept Of Human Servs
Sponsors: HAMNER / LAMBERT
Status: Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Hamner, Young, Rankin
Senate Sponsors: Lambert, Grantham, Steadman

HB16-1277 Appeal Process For Changes To Medicaid Benefits 
Position: Support
Short Title: Appeal Process For Changes To Medicaid Benefits
Sponsors: LONTINE / KEFALAS
Status: 06/01/2016 Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Lontine and Landgraf
Senate Sponsors: Kefalas and Roberts

HB16-1297 Reestablish Check-offs Excluded From 2015 Tax Form 
Position: Support
Short Title: Reestablish Check-offs Excluded From 2015 Tax Form
Sponsors: COURT / MARTINEZ HUMENIK
Status: 04/14/2016 Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Court, Wilson, Landgraf, Priola, Van Winkle, Williams, Duran, Foote, Arndt, Becker J.,Conti, Fields, Garnett, Hamner, Hullinghorst, Kagan, Pabon, Primavera, Roupe
Senate Sponsors: Martinez Humenik

HB16-1308 Fraudulent Misrepresentation Of A Service Animal 
Position: Monitor
Short Title: Fraudulent Misrepresentation Of A Service Animal
Sponsors: KAGAN / NEWELL
Status: 04/11/2016 Senate Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Kagan, Priola, Klingenschmitt, Lontine, McCann, Melton, Salazar, Willett
Senate Sponsors: Newell, Todd

HB16-1321 Medicaid Buy-in Certain Medicaid Waivers 
Position: Support
Short Title: Medicaid Buy-in Certain Medicaid Waivers
Sponsors: YOUNG
Status: 06/10/2016 Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Young
Senate Sponsors:

HB16-1326 Consumer Access To Physical Rehab Services 
Position: Support
Short Title: Consumer Access To Physical Rehab Services
Sponsors: PRIMAVERA / CROWDER
Status: 05/04/2016 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Primavera and Willett, Hullinghorst
Senate Sponsors: Crowder, Kefalas

HB16-1327 Financial Responsibility For Dental Hygienists 
Position: Support
Short Title: Financial Responsibility For Dental Hygienists
Sponsors: GINAL / GRANTHAM
Status: 04/21/2016 Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Ginal, McCann
Senate Sponsors: Grantham

HB16-1334 Inclusionary Zoning County Unincorporated Areas 
Position: Support
Short Title: Inclusionary Zoning County Unincorporated Areas
Sponsors: WINTER
Status: 04/25/2016 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Winter
Senate Sponsors:

HB16-1351 Land Transfers For Veterans Housing 
Position: Monitor
Short Title: Land Transfers For Veterans Housing
Sponsors: WINDHOLZ / CROWDER
Status: 03/28/2016 House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Windholz, Priola, Conti, Carver, Humphrey
Senate Sponsors: Crowder

HB16-1361 Patient Choice In Pharmacy 
Position: Support
Short Title: Patient Choice In Pharmacy
Sponsors: PRIMAVERA / SONNENBERG
Status: 05/06/2016 Senate Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Primavera and Becker J., Arndt, Buck, Coram, Esgar, Joshi, Lawrence, Lontine, Ryden,Salazar, Tyler, Windholz
Senate Sponsors: Sonnenberg and Newell

HB16-1366 Hearing Aid Users Enhanced Protections 
Position: Support
Short Title: Hearing Aid Users Enhanced Protections
Sponsors: PRIMAVERA / STEADMAN
Status: 05/04/2016 Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Primavera
Senate Sponsors: Steadman

HB16-1374 Required Notice & Disclosures Freestanding ERs 
Position: Strongly Support
Short Title: Required Notice & Disclosures Freestanding ERs
Sponsors: MCCANN / KEFALAS
Status: 05/05/2016 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: McCann, Esgar, Ginal, Lontine, Primavera, Ryden
Senate Sponsors: Kefalas

HB16-1376 Expand Authority Office Of Consumer Counsel 
Position: Support
Short Title: Expand Authority Office Of Consumer Counsel
Sponsors: ESGAR
Status: 05/05/2016 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Esgar and Winter, Becker K., Danielson, Fields, Garnett, Hullinghorst, Kagan, Lebsock,Lontine, McCann, Melton, Mitsch Bush, Moreno, Pettersen, Primavera, Ryden, Salazar, Tyler
Senate Sponsors:

HB16-1380 Add In-home Support Servs Certain Medicaid Waivers 
Position: Support
Short Title: Add In-home Support Servs Certain Medicaid Waivers
Sponsors: YOUNG
Status: 05/05/2016 Senate Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Young
Senate Sponsors:

HB16-1381 Health Care Coverage For Cancer Screening 
Position: Support
Short Title: Health Care Coverage For Cancer Screening
Sponsors: PRIMAVERA
Status: 05/02/2016 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Primavera, Esgar, Melton, Williams
Senate Sponsors:

HB16-1386 Necessary Document Program 
Position: Support
Short Title: Necessary Document Program
Sponsors: KRAFT-THARP / STEADMAN
Status: 06/10/2016 Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Kraft-Tharp
Senate Sponsors: Steadman

HB16-1394 Aligning Issues Around At-risk Persons 
Position: Strongly Support
Short Title: Aligning Issues Around At-risk Persons
Sponsors: YOUNG / GRANTHAM
Status: 05/18/2016 Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Young
Senate Sponsors: Grantham

HB16-1397 Completion Fitzsimons Veterans Community Living 
Position: Support
Short Title: Completion Fitzsimons Veterans Community Living
Sponsors: RYDEN / HODGE
Status: 06/01/2016 Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Ryden, Duran, Hullinghorst, Kagan, Melton, Pettersen, Salazar, Tyler, Williams
Senate Sponsors: Hodge

HB16-1398 Implement Respite Care Task Force Recommendations 
Position: Monitor
Short Title: Implement Respite Care Task Force Recommendations
Sponsors: YOUNG
Status: 06/10/2016 Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Young and Landgraf
Senate Sponsors:

HB16-1403 Colorado Secure Savings Plan 
Position: Strongly Support
Short Title: Colorado Secure Savings Plan
Sponsors: PETTERSEN / TODD
Status: 05/04/2016 House Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Pettersen and Buckner, Danielson, Duran, Esgar, Winter
Senate Sponsors: Todd and Donovan

HB16-1405 2016-17 Long Appropriation Bill 
Position: Actively Monitor
Short Title: 2016-17 Long Appropriation Bill
Sponsors: HAMNER / LAMBERT
Status: 05/03/2016 Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Hamner, Young, Rankin
Senate Sponsors: Lambert, Grantham, Steadman

HB16-1414 Funding Base For Telecom Relay Services 
Position: Strongly Support
Short Title: Funding Base For Telecom Relay Services
Sponsors: RANKIN / STEADMAN
Status: 05/04/2016 Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Rankin, Hamner, Young
Senate Sponsors: Steadman, Grantham, Lambert

HB16-1420 CO Healthcare Affordability & Sustainability Enter 
Position: Support
Short Title: CO Healthcare Affordability & Sustainability Enter
Sponsors: HULLINGHORST / CROWDER
Status: 05/10/2016 Senate Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Hullinghorst
Senate Sponsors: Crowder

HB16-1421 Allocate Additional FY 2016-17 Gen Fund Revenues 
Position: Monitor
Short Title: Allocate Additional FY 2016-17 Gen Fund Revenues
Sponsors: HULLINGHORST
Status: 05/11/2016 House Second Reading Laid Over to 05/12/2016 - No Amendments
House Sponsors: Hullinghorst
Senate Sponsors:

HB16-1426 Intentional Misrepresentation Assistance Animal 
Position: Monitor
Short Title: Intentional Misrepresentation Assistance Animal
Sponsors: PRIMAVERA
Status: 06/10/2016 Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Primavera and Willett
Senate Sponsors:

HB16-1444 Definition Qualifying Disabled Veteran Prop Tax 
Position: Support
Short Title: Definition Qualifying Disabled Veteran Prop Tax
Sponsors: RYDEN / KEFALAS
Status: 05/27/2016 Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Ryden and Carver, Buckner, Danielson, Foote, Kagan, Lee, Primavera
Senate Sponsors: Kefalas and Garcia, Lambert, Aguilar, Donovan, Guzman, Heath, Kerr

HB16-1450 Allocate Additional Available State Revenues 
Position: Monitor
Short Title: Allocate Additional Available State Revenues
Sponsors: HULLINGHORST
Status: 05/10/2016 Senate Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Hullinghorst
Senate Sponsors:

HB16-1461 Tenancies One Month To One Year 
Position:
Short Title: Tenancies One Month To One Year
Sponsors: PABON / JOHNSTON
Status: 05/09/2016 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Pabon
Senate Sponsors: Johnston

HB16-1466 Promoting Affordable Housing 
Position:
Short Title: Promoting Affordable Housing
Sponsors: TYLER / ULIBARRI
Status: 05/09/2016 Senate Committee on Appropriations Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Tyler and Becker K.
Senate Sponsors: Ulibarri

SB16-025 End-of-life Options For Terminally Ill Individuals 
Position: Monitor
Short Title: End-of-life Options For Terminally Ill Individuals
Sponsors: MERRIFIELD / COURT
Status: Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Court and Ginal
Senate Sponsors: Merrifield

SB16-026 Personal Rights Of Protected Persons 
Position: Monitor
Short Title: Personal Rights Of Protected Persons
Sponsors: WOODS
Status: House Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors:
Senate Sponsors: Woods

SB16-027 Medicaid Option For Prescribed Drugs By Mail 
Position: Support
Short Title: Medicaid Option For Prescribed Drugs By Mail
Sponsors: MARTINEZ HUMENIK / PRIMAVERA
Status: Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Primavera and Landgraf
Senate Sponsors: Martinez Humenik and Todd

SB16-057 Mobile Home Owners Leasing Space Mobile Home Parks 
Position: Support
Short Title: Mobile Home Owners Leasing Space Mobile Home Parks
Sponsors: KEFALAS / GINAL
Status: Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Ginal and Tyler
Senate Sponsors: Kefalas, Ulibarri

SB16-059 Authority Of Local Govs Promote Afford Housing 
Position: Monitor
Short Title: Authority Of Local Govs Promote Afford Housing
Sponsors: ULIBARRI
Status: Senate Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors:
Senate Sponsors: Ulibarri

SB16-078 Assisted Living Facilitator Competency Requirement 
Position: Support with amendments
Short Title: Assisted Living Facilitator Competency Requirement
Sponsors: MARTINEZ HUMENIK / PRIMAVERA
Status: Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Primavera, Singer, Vigil, Roupe
Senate Sponsors: Martinez Humenik, Todd

SB16-084 Unif Substitute Health Care Decision-making Docs 
Position:
Short Title: Unif Substitute Health Care Decision-making Docs
Sponsors: STEADMAN
Status: Senate Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors:
Senate Sponsors: Steadman

SB16-085 Uniform Trust Decanting Act 
Position: Support
Short Title: Uniform Trust Decanting Act
Sponsors: STEADMAN
Status: Governor Signed
House Sponsors:
Senate Sponsors: Steadman

SB16-086 Unlimited Pension Or Annuity Tax Deduction 
Position: Monitor
Short Title: Unlimited Pension Or Annuity Tax Deduction
Sponsors: NEVILLE T. / NEVILLE P.
Status: House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Neville P., Saine, Everett, Humphrey
Senate Sponsors: Neville T., Marble, Holbert, Baumgardner, Woods

SB16-120 Review By Medicaid Client For Billing Fraud 
Position: Monitor
Short Title: Review By Medicaid Client For Billing Fraud
Sponsors: ROBERTS / CORAM
Status: Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Coram
Senate Sponsors: Roberts

SB16-131 Overseeing Fiduciaries' Mgmt Of Assets 
Position: Monitor
Short Title: Overseeing Fiduciaries' Mgmt Of Assets
Sponsors: TATE / PABON
Status: Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Pabon and Willett
Senate Sponsors: Tate, Johnston

SB16-133 Transfer Of Property Rights At Death 
Position: Monitor
Short Title: Transfer Of Property Rights At Death
Sponsors: TATE / PABON
Status: Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Pabon and Willett
Senate Sponsors: Tate, Johnston

SB16-139 Waiver Proposal Total-cost-of-care Model Hospitals 
Position: Monitor
Short Title: Waiver Proposal Total-cost-of-care Model Hospitals
Sponsors: ROBERTS / CORAM
Status: Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Coram
Senate Sponsors: Roberts and Hodge

SB16-147 Suicide Prevention Through Zero Suicide Model 
Position: Support
Short Title: Suicide Prevention Through Zero Suicide Model
Sponsors: NEWELL / PETTERSEN
Status: 06/16/2016 Sent to the Governor
House Sponsors: Pettersen, Esgar, Landgraf, Primavera, Tyler
Senate Sponsors: Newell and Martinez Humenik, Aguilar, Cooke, Crowder, Donovan, Garcia, Guzman,Heath, Hill, Hodge, Jahn, Johnston, Kefalas, Kerr, Merrifield, Roberts, Steadman, Todd,Ulibarri

SB16-152 Changes And Notices For Health Care Services 
Position: Monitor
Short Title: Changes And Notices For Health Care Services
Sponsors: AGUILAR / LONTINE
Status: Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Lontine
Senate Sponsors: Aguilar

SB16-158 Physician Duties Delegated To Physician Assistant 
Position: Monitor
Short Title: Physician Duties Delegated To Physician Assistant
Sponsors: LUNDBERG / PRIMAVERA
Status: Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Primavera
Senate Sponsors: Lundberg

SB16-159 Music Therapist Title Protection 
Position: Monitor
Short Title: Music Therapist Title Protection
Sponsors: MARTINEZ HUMENIK / PRIMAVERA
Status: Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Primavera, Arndt, Ginal, Landgraf, Lawrence, McCann, Roupe, Singer
Senate Sponsors: Martinez Humenik, Todd, Aguilar, Crowder, Merrifield, Newell, Tate, Kefalas

SB16-162 Medicaid Recipient Access To Medical Professionals 
Position: Monitor
Short Title: Medicaid Recipient Access To Medical Professionals
Sponsors: TATE / MELTON
Status: House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Melton and Sias, Lawrence, Priola, Singer, Thurlow
Senate Sponsors: Tate, Jahn

SB16-183 Clarify Portion Of 911 Call Subject To PUC Regul 
Position: Strongly Oppose
Short Title: Clarify Portion Of 911 Call Subject To PUC Regul
Sponsors: SCHEFFEL / WILLIAMS
Status: Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Williams and Lawrence
Senate Sponsors: Scheffel and Kerr

SB16-185 Consumer Finance Charges Inflation Adjustment 
Position: Oppose
Short Title: Consumer Finance Charges Inflation Adjustment
Sponsors: SCOTT / MELTON
Status: House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
House Sponsors: Melton
Senate Sponsors: Scott

SB16-190 Improve County Admin Public Assistance Programs 
Position: Support
Short Title: Improve County Admin Public Assistance Programs
Sponsors: STEADMAN / RANKIN
Status: Governor Signed
House Sponsors: Rankin, Hamner, Young
Senate Sponsors: Steadman, Grantham, Lambert

SB16-199 Program Of All-inclusive Care For The Elderly 
Position: Support as amended
Short Title: Program Of All-inclusive Care For The Elderly
Sponsors: SCOTT / DELGROSSO
Status: Governor Signed
House Sponsors: DelGrosso
Senate Sponsors: Scott and Steadman

SJM16-004 Older Americans Act 1965 Reauthorization 
Position: Strongly Support
Short Title: Older Americans Act 1965 Reauthorization
Sponsors: MARTINEZ HUMENIK / PRIMAVERA
Status: 02/25/2016 Signed by the Speaker of the House
House Sponsors:
Senate Sponsors: