Primavera passes 9 more pieces of legislation 2023

With 37 days remaining in the legislative session of 2023 in Colorado, 73 measures have been signed into law.

Unless otherwise indicated in the bill, the legislation takes effect in August, 90 days after the general assembly adjourns. A comprehensive list of laws signed this year may be accessed online by clicking on the link provided.

This week, Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera signed laws as acting governor in lieu of Gov. Jared Polis.

This is a list of all measures that were signed into law this week.

House Bill 1134 requires house warranties to include electric choices.

Specifies that home service warranty contracts include the option to replace gas-powered equipment with comparable electric appliances. Friday signatures. Learn more about the legislation here.

House Bill 1040: Prader-Willi Syndrome

Removes obsolete terminology from a legislative statement about Prader-Willi Syndrome. Friday signatures.

House Bill 1006: Employer notification of income tax credit

Employers must yearly inform their employees of the availability of certain federal and state tax credits. Friday signatures.

House Bill 1058: Abatement of lead-based paint in child-occupied structures

Aligns the definitions of “child-occupied facility” under Colorado with federal law for the purposes of lead-based paint abatement application. Friday signatures.

House Bill 1087: Fiscal rule advance payment charitable food grants

Permits the state controller to make regulations for advance payments of state grant funds to charitable organizations for the purchase of state agricultural goods. Friday signatures.

House Bill 1111: Illegal insurance premium tax rate

Increases the premium tax rate for unlawful insurance from 2.25 percent to 3 percent. Friday signatures.

House Bill 1125: Modernize the process for obtaining water well information

Clarifies existing legislation by eliminating some requirements for the submission of groundwater well paperwork to the Division of Water Resources under the Department of Natural Resources. Friday signatures.

House Bill 1140: Dealership for powersports vehicles

Clarifies that a dealer of power sports vehicles may perform certain operations away from the dealer’s primary location. Friday signatures.

House Bill 1141: History Colorado permission to sell property

Gives History Colorado permission to sell three properties. Friday signatures.

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