Inclusion of a bill on this report does not constitute any position on CDPHE's part. This report is for informational purposes only.

Bills included in this list impact substance abuse or mental health issues that affect injury or violence outcomes.

Behavioral Health Legislative Tracker

HB18-1003 Opioid Misuse Prevention 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Opioid Misuse Prevention
Sponsors: B. Pettersen / K. Priola | C. Jahn
Status: 5/21/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-01-10
Amendments: Amendments

HB18-1007 Substance Use Disorder Payment And Coverage 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Substance Use Disorder Payment And Coverage
Sponsors: C. Kennedy | J. Singer / K. Lambert | C. Jahn
Status: 5/21/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-01-10
Amendments: Amendments

HB18-1025 Relocate Title 12 Liquor Laws To Title 44 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Relocate Title 12 Liquor Laws To Title 44
Sponsors: L. Herod / J. Cooke | B. Gardner
Status: 4/23/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-01-10
Amendments: Amendments

HB18-1026 Relocate Title 12 Liquor Division Fund To Title 44 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Relocate Title 12 Liquor Division Fund To Title 44
Sponsors: L. Herod / J. Cooke | B. Gardner
Status: 3/7/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-01-10
Amendments: Amendments

HB18-1096 Special Event Permit Alcohol Beverages 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Special Event Permit Alcohol Beverages
Sponsors: M. Gray / K. Priola
Status: 3/15/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-01-18
Amendments:

HB18-1097 Patient Choice Of Pharmacy 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Patient Choice Of Pharmacy
Sponsors: M. Catlin | J. Danielson / D. Coram | N. Todd
Status: 3/19/2018 Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-01-18
Amendments:

HB18-1136 Substance Use Disorder Treatment 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News: Here's how the Colorado Legislature is attempting to curb opioid abuse
Short Title: Substance Use Disorder Treatment
Sponsors: B. Pettersen / K. Priola | C. Jahn
Status: 6/5/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-01-23
Amendments: Amendments

HB18-1245 Prohibit Conversion Therapy Mental Health Provider 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Prohibit Conversion Therapy Mental Health Provider
Sponsors: P. Rosenthal | D. Michaelson Jenet / S. Fenberg | L. Guzman
Status: 4/23/2018 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-02-14
Amendments:

HB18-1258 Marijuana Accessory Consumption Establishments 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Marijuana Accessory Consumption Establishments
Sponsors: J. Singer | J. Melton / T. Neville | S. Fenberg
Status: 6/4/2018 Governor Vetoed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-02-26
Amendments: Amendments

HB18-1279 Electronic Prescribing Controlled Substances 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Electronic Prescribing Controlled Substances
Sponsors: D. Esgar / K. Priola | D. Moreno
Status: 4/25/2018 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-03-07
Amendments: Amendments

HB18-1322 2018-19 Long Appropriation Act 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News: Kumbaya on the ‘Long Bill’
Short Title: 2018-19 Long Appropriation Act
Sponsors: M. Hamner / K. Lambert
Status: 4/30/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:
Date Introduced: 2018-03-26
Amendments: Amendments

HB18-1357 Behavioral Health Care Ombudsperson Parity Reports 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Behavioral Health Care Ombudsperson Parity Reports
Sponsors: D. Michaelson Jenet / B. Gardner | A. Williams
Status: 5/24/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-04-04
Amendments: Amendments

HB18-1441 500-feet-from-school Limit For Beer Code Retailers 
Calendar Notification: Wednesday, May 9 2018
THIRD READING OF BILLS - FINAL PASSAGE - CONSENT CALENDAR
(1) in senate calendar.
News:
Short Title: 500-feet-from-school Limit For Beer Code Retailers
Sponsors: T. Kraft-Tharp | C. Wist / C. Holbert | L. Guzman
Status: 5/24/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-05-04
Amendments: Amendments

SB18-022 Clinical Practice For Opioid Prescribing 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News: Here's how the Colorado Legislature is attempting to curb opioid abuse
Short Title: Clinical Practice For Opioid Prescribing
Sponsors: J. Tate | I. Aguilar / B. Pettersen | C. Kennedy
Status: 5/21/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-01-10
Amendments: Amendments

SB18-024 Expand Access Behavioral Health Care Providers 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Expand Access Behavioral Health Care Providers
Sponsors: C. Jahn | J. Tate / J. Singer | B. Pettersen
Status: 5/21/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-01-10
Amendments: Amendments

SB18-040 Substance Use Disorder Harm Reduction 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Substance Use Disorder Harm Reduction
Sponsors: K. Lambert | C. Jahn / J. Singer
Status: 2/14/2018 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-01-10
Amendments:

SB18-067 Auction Alcohol In Sealed Container Special Events 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Auction Alcohol In Sealed Container Special Events
Sponsors: R. Zenzinger | K. Priola / T. Kraft-Tharp | K. Van Winkle
Status: 3/1/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-01-12
Amendments: Amendments

SB18-071 Extend Substance Abuse Trend And Response Task Force 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Extend Substance Abuse Trend And Response Task Force
Sponsors: C. Jahn | L. Crowder / D. Esgar
Status: 4/26/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-01-12
Amendments: Amendments

SB18-079 Sake Vinous Liquor Colorado Liquor Code 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Sake Vinous Liquor Colorado Liquor Code
Sponsors: L. Guzman / D. Pabon
Status: 4/12/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-01-12
Amendments: Amendments

SB18-094 Behavioral Health Definition Sections 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Behavioral Health Definition Sections
Sponsors: B. Martinez Humenik / E. Hooton
Status: 3/15/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-01-22
Amendments: Amendments

SB18-096 Modernize "Mental Retardation" Terminology 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Modernize "Mental Retardation" Terminology
Sponsors: B. Martinez Humenik / D. Thurlow
Status: 3/21/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-01-22
Amendments: Amendments

SB18-113 Circle Substance Use Disorder Treatment Prog 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Circle Substance Use Disorder Treatment Prog
Sponsors: L. Garcia / D. Esgar
Status: 2/7/2018 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-01-29
Amendments:

SB18-124 Imported Alcohol Beverages Waiting Period 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Imported Alcohol Beverages Waiting Period
Sponsors: O. Hill / D. Pabon
Status: 3/7/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-01-29
Amendments:

SB18-138 Transfer Alcohol From Surrendered License 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Transfer Alcohol From Surrendered License
Sponsors: B. Gardner | A. Kerr / M. Gray | L. Liston
Status: 4/2/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-01-29
Amendments: Amendments

SB18-152 Prohibit Price Gouging On Prescription Drugs 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Prohibit Price Gouging On Prescription Drugs
Sponsors: I. Aguilar / S. Lontine
Status: 2/14/2018 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-01-29
Amendments:

SB18-161 Repeal Behavioral Health Transformation Council 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Repeal Behavioral Health Transformation Council
Sponsors: J. Smallwood / T. Kraft-Tharp | L. Landgraf
Status: 4/12/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-02-05
Amendments:

SB18-168 Medication-assisted Treatment Through Pharmacies 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Medication-assisted Treatment Through Pharmacies
Sponsors: J. Tate
Status: 4/30/2018 Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-02-21
Amendments:

SB18-173 Removal Of Vinous Liquor From Licensed Premises 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Removal Of Vinous Liquor From Licensed Premises
Sponsors: B. Gardner / L. Herod
Status: 4/2/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-02-21
Amendments:

SB18-189 Alcohol Beverage Service Special Events 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Alcohol Beverage Service Special Events
Sponsors: R. Zenzinger | K. Priola
Status: 3/14/2018 Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-03-05
Amendments:

SB18-198 Fermented Malt Beverage Expanded Malt Liquor 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Fermented Malt Beverage Expanded Malt Liquor
Sponsors: R. Scott
Status: 5/7/2018 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-03-07
Amendments:

SB18-217 Alcohol Beverage Retailer Off-site Service Permit 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Alcohol Beverage Retailer Off-site Service Permit
Sponsors: C. Jahn | J. Sonnenberg
Status: 4/23/2018 Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-03-26
Amendments:

SB18-243 Retail Sales Alcohol Beverages 
Calendar Notification: Wednesday, May 9 2018
CONFERENCE COMMITTEES TO REPORT
(4) in senate calendar.
News:
Short Title: Retail Sales Alcohol Beverages
Sponsors: C. Holbert | L. Guzman / D. Esgar | H. McKean
Status: 6/4/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-04-16
Amendments: Amendments

SB18-250 Jail-based Behavioral Health Services 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Jail-based Behavioral Health Services
Sponsors: B. Gardner | K. Lambert / P. Lee | D. Young
Status: 6/6/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-04-17
Amendments: Amendments

SB18-251 Statewide Behavioral Health Court Liaison Program 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Statewide Behavioral Health Court Liaison Program
Sponsors: B. Gardner | K. Lambert / P. Lee | D. Young
Status: 6/6/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-04-17
Amendments: Amendments

SB18-270 Behavioral Health Crisis Transition Referral Program 
Calendar Notification: Wednesday, May 9 2018
THIRD READING OF BILLS - FINAL PASSAGE
(1) in house calendar.
News: Colo. Senate advances bill to tackle same issue as House red flag measure: mental health
Bill would provide treatment and housing to people with severe mental illness
Short Title: Behavioral Health Crisis Transition Referral Program
Sponsors: C. Jahn | T. Neville / B. Pettersen | C. Wist
Status: 5/21/2018 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2018-04-20
Amendments: Amendments