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

HB20-1001 Nicotine Product Regulation 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Nicotine Product Regulation
Sponsors: K. Mullica (D) | C. Larson (R) / J. Bridges (D) | K. Priola (R)
Status: 7/14/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
Amendments: Amendments

HB20-1006 Early Childhood Mental Health Consultants 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News: House Passes School Board Election Contribution Limits
Short Title: Early Childhood Mental Health Consultants
Sponsors: J. McCluskie (D) | E. Sirota (D) / B. Pettersen (D) | T. Story (D)
Status: 6/16/2020 House Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
Amendments: Amendments

HB20-1012 Child Welfare Program Children Developmental Disabilities 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Child Welfare Program Children Developmental Disabilities
Sponsors: M. Young (D) | L. Landgraf / N. Todd | B. Gardner (R)
Status: 6/16/2020 House Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
Amendments: Amendments

HB20-1028 Need For Juvenile Behavioral Health Treatment 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Need For Juvenile Behavioral Health Treatment
Sponsors: S. Beckman | D. Michaelson Jenet (D) / J. Gonzales (D)
Status: 1/24/2020 House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
Amendments:

HB20-1058 Behavior Analysts In Public Schools 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News: Killed bills: 9 measures Colorado lawmakers won’t vote on this year because of COVID-19
House Passes Behavioral Health in Schools Package
Short Title: Behavior Analysts In Public Schools
Sponsors: M. Froelich (D) / J. Bridges (D)
Status: 5/27/2020 Senate Committee on Education Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
Amendments: Amendments

HB20-1065 Harm Reduction Substance Use Disorders 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Harm Reduction Substance Use Disorders
Sponsors: C. Kennedy (D) | L. Herod (D) / B. Pettersen (D) | K. Priola (R)
Status: 7/13/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
Amendments: Amendments

HB20-1085 Prevention Of Substance Use Disorders 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News: Legislation to Combat Opioid Crisis Passes Health and Insurance Committee
Short Title: Prevention Of Substance Use Disorders
Sponsors: C. Kennedy (D) | L. Herod (D) / F. Winter (D) | K. Priola (R)
Status: 7/2/2020 Governor Vetoed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-01-10
Amendments: Amendments

HB20-1139 Peer Support Professionals Behavioral Health 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Peer Support Professionals Behavioral Health
Sponsors: R. Pelton (R) | Y. Caraveo (D)
Status: 6/16/2020 House Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-01-16
Amendments: Amendments

HB20-1270 One Parent Consent For Behavioral Health Services 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: One Parent Consent For Behavioral Health Services
Sponsors: D. Michaelson Jenet (D) / R. Fields (D)
Status: 5/28/2020 Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 12/31/2020 - No Amendments
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-02-03
Amendments: Amendments

HB20-1279 Drunk Driving Enforcement Funding 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Drunk Driving Enforcement Funding
Sponsors: H. McKean (R) | D. Roberts (D) / R. Zenzinger (D) | R. Scott (R)
Status: 6/16/2020 House Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-02-03
Amendments: Amendments

HB20-1284 Secure Transportation Behavioral Health Crisis 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Secure Transportation Behavioral Health Crisis
Sponsors: T. Kraft-Tharp | J. McCluskie (D) / J. Bridges (D) | J. Smallwood (R)
Status: 6/16/2020 House Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-02-04
Amendments: Amendments

HB20-1304 Clarify Occasional Alcohol Beverage Sale Exemption 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Clarify Occasional Alcohol Beverage Sale Exemption
Sponsors: A. Benavidez (D) | M. Snyder (D)
Status: 5/28/2020 House Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-02-20
Amendments:

HB20-1306 Excise Tax Credit Unsalable Alcohol Beverages 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Excise Tax Credit Unsalable Alcohol Beverages
Sponsors: A. Benavidez (D)
Status: 5/27/2020 House Committee on Business Affairs & Labor Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-02-20
Amendments:

HB20-1312 Behavioral Health Training Requirements Educator License 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Behavioral Health Training Requirements Educator License
Sponsors: D. Michaelson Jenet (D) | B. Titone (D) / N. Todd | D. Hisey (R)
Status: 7/8/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-02-21
Amendments: Amendments

HB20-1314 Behavioral Health Crisis Response Training 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Behavioral Health Crisis Response Training
Sponsors: M. Young (D) | R. Pelton (R)
Status: 6/16/2020 House Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-02-21
Amendments: Amendments

HB20-1319 Prohibit Sale Of Flavored Nicotine Products 
Calendar Notification: Thursday, December 31 2020
GENERAL ORDERS - SECOND READING OF BILLS
(6) in house calendar.
News:
Short Title: Prohibit Sale Of Flavored Nicotine Products
Sponsors: Y. Caraveo (D) | K. Becker / R. Fields (D) | K. Priola (R)
Status: 5/28/2020 House Second Reading Laid Over to 12/31/2020 - No Amendments
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-02-21
Amendments: Amendments

SB20-001 Expand Behavioral Health Training For K-12 Educators 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Expand Behavioral Health Training For K-12 Educators
Sponsors: R. Fields (D) / E. Sirota (D) | K. Van Winkle (R)
Status: 5/28/2020 Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 12/31/2020 - No Amendments
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
Amendments: Amendments

SB20-007 Treatment Opioid And Other Substance Use Disorders 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Treatment Opioid And Other Substance Use Disorders
Sponsors: B. Pettersen (D) | F. Winter (D) / B. Buentello | J. Wilson
Status: 7/13/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
Amendments: Amendments

SB20-014 Excused Absences In Public Schools For Behavioral Health 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News: House Passes Behavioral Health in Schools Package
Short Title: Excused Absences In Public Schools For Behavioral Health
Sponsors: R. Fields (D) / D. Michaelson Jenet (D) | L. Cutter (D)
Status: 3/23/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
Amendments:

SB20-016 Notify If School Employee Gives Drugs To Students 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Notify If School Employee Gives Drugs To Students
Sponsors: B. Rankin (R) | R. Fields (D) / M. Soper (R)
Status: 3/3/2020 House Committee on Judiciary Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
Amendments: Amendments

SB20-028 Substance Use Disorder Recovery 
Calendar Notification: Monday, June 15 2020
CONSIDERATION OF HOUSE AMENDMENTS TO SENATE BILLS
(2) in senate calendar.
News:
Short Title: Substance Use Disorder Recovery
Sponsors: B. Pettersen (D) | K. Priola (R) / B. Buentello | L. Herod (D)
Status: 6/30/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
Amendments: Amendments

SB20-032 Employee Age To Sell Alcohol Retail Liquor Store 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Employee Age To Sell Alcohol Retail Liquor Store
Sponsors: C. Holbert (R) / H. McKean (R) | D. Esgar (D)
Status: 3/20/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
Amendments: Amendments

SB20-053 Retail Liquor Stores Additional Licenses 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Retail Liquor Stores Additional Licenses
Sponsors: J. Bridges (D)
Status: 2/5/2020 Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-01-08
Amendments:

SB20-086 Alcohol Beverage License And Permit Expiration 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Alcohol Beverage License And Permit Expiration
Sponsors: A. Williams | C. Holbert (R) / M. Snyder (D) | H. McKean (R)
Status: 3/20/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-01-13
Amendments:

SB20-110 Penalties For Liquor Law Violations 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Penalties For Liquor Law Violations
Sponsors: A. Williams | C. Holbert (R) / M. Snyder (D)
Status: 7/13/2020 Governor Signed
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-01-15
Amendments: Amendments

SB20-122 Mobile Veteran Support Unit Grant Program 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Mobile Veteran Support Unit Grant Program
Sponsors: K. Donovan (D)
Status: 6/10/2020 Senate Committee on Appropriations Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-01-24
Amendments:

SB20-137 FERPA Waiver For Behavioral Health Services 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: FERPA Waiver For Behavioral Health Services
Sponsors: B. Gardner (R) / B. Buentello
Status: 2/12/2020 Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-01-27
Amendments:

SB20-154 Bring Own Wine Into Restaurants 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Bring Own Wine Into Restaurants
Sponsors: K. Donovan (D)
Status: 2/12/2020 Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-02-04
Amendments:

SB20-177 Hard Cider Definition 
Calendar Notification: NOT ON CALENDAR
News:
Short Title: Hard Cider Definition
Sponsors: K. Donovan (D) / S. Woodrow (D)
Status: 5/27/2020 House Committee on Business Affairs & Labor Postpone Indefinitely
Fiscal Notes:

Fiscal Note

Date Introduced: 2020-02-20
Amendments: