If we are reading the schedule properly, the last day to introduce a bill is 18 April and adjournment is 8 May. So, except for ‘emergency’ appropriations adjustments, there is only one more week of this foolishness. The next 4 weeks will be mostly spent on ‘final passage’ votes on introduced bills.
SB23-265 Prohibit Professional Discipline For Marijuana
‘Concerning a prohibition on a regulator imposing discipline against a person based on certain activities involving marijuana.’
SB23-269 Colorado Preschool Program Provider Bonus Payments
Evidently the universal preschool program isn’t going too well so we will increase the bribe.
HB23-1281 Advance The Use Of Clean Hydrogen
Includes, among other things, a tax credit for producing hydrogen from water. I guess we have more than enough after all.
HB23-1285 Store Use Of Carryout Bags And Sustainable Products
If a locality cannot accept the six cent fee (tax) on carryout bags, the store is required to ‘purchase recycled paper carryout bags, 100% recycled cups, or compostable food containers’.