Colorado Legislation Update: House Long Bill Amendments

Colorado Legislation Update: House Long Bill Amendments

Affordable Housing/Labor

Amendment No 58 (Wilson) – Adds $250,000 General Fund for the Colorado Workforce Development Council in CDLE for costs associated with engaging stakeholders for developing strategies and solutions for affordable housing

Amendment No 59 (Garnett & Kraft-Tharp) – Increases the appropriation to CDLE by $321,934 General Fund and 4.0 FTE for labor standards program costs

Amendment No 63 (Rosenthal & Michaelson Jenet) – Increases appropriations to DOLA for affordable housing construction grants and loans by $1.0M General Fund

Amendment No 64 ( Weissman, Buckner, Coleman, Herod, Jackson, McLachlan, Melton & Michaelson Jenet) – Increases appropriations to DOLA for affordable housing construction grants and loans by $5M cash funds from the Marijuana Tax Cash Fund

Amendment No 65 (Winter, Becker K & Hooton) – Increases appropriations to DOLA for affordable housing construction and grants by $5M General Fund

 

Transportation

Amendment No 33 (Everett) – Reduces medical services premiums in HCPF by $9.2M total funds, including $2.9 General Fund, and adds the $2.9M General Fund to CDOT for construction, maintenance and operations.

Amendment No 34 (Everett) – Reduces medical services premiums in HCPF by $1.6M total funds, including $112.6M cash funds from the Healthcare Affordability and Sustainability Fee Cash Fund and adds funding in the amount of $112.6M cash fund to CDOT for construction, maintenance and operations

Amendment No 92 (Everett) – Adds $6.84M General Fund in CDOT for construction, maintenance and operations

Amendment 93 (Lundeen) – Adds a footnote expressing the Legislature’s intent to reduce General Fund reserve from 6.5 percent to 5.0 percent in FY 2018-19. Adds $167,278,500 General Fund to CDOT for construction, maintenance and operations

Amendment 94 (Neville, Beckman, Buck, Carver, Liston, Lundeen, Van Winkle, Saine, Sias, Williams) – Provides a $341,074,597 General Fund appropriation to CDOT for construction, maintenance and operations and reduces General Fund appropriations to the FY 2017-18 level for all departments by the same amount.

 

Water

Amendment No 69 (Valdez) – Adds $500,000 General Fund to DNR and adds a footnote stating that the intent of the legislature to fund the implementation of the Colorado Water Plan with the appropriation

Amendment No 70 (Catlin) – Adds $45M General Fund in DNR and adds a footnote stating that the intent of the legislature to fund the implementation of the Colorado Water Plan with the appropriation

Amendment No 71 (Valdez) – Adds $3M General Fund to DNR for the water conservation program

 

Economic Development

Amend No 2 (Valdez) – Adds $500,000 General Fund the Dept of Ag for economic development grants

 

Oil and Gas

Amendment No 73 (Winter & Gray) – Adds $500,000 cash funds from the Oil and Gas Conservation and Environmental Response Fund and 1.0 FTE to CDPHE for oil and gas health activities

 

Office of the Governor

Amendment No 20 (Melton, Bridges and Herod)– Adds $250,000 General Fund for film incentives

Amendment No 21 (Wist and Beckman) – Decreases General Fund appropriations by $750,000 for the Colorado Office of Film, Television and Media and by $500,000 General Fund for the Destination Development Program and instead puts the money towards the DHS’ Office of Behavioral Health for Community Transition Services

Amendment No 22 (Arndt) – Adds a footnote that film incentives provided by the Governor’s Office with state funding must go to productions that include individuals of varying races, colors, national origins, religions, genders, sexual orientations, ages and disabilities.

Amendment No 23 (Van Winkle and Williams) – Reduces film incentives by $750,000 and reappropriates to the School Safety Cash Fund in the DPS

Amendment No 24 (Van Winkle) – Reduces film incentives by $750,000 and reappropriates to the CDOT for construction, maintenance and operations