Gov't Affairs, Govt - State of Colorado

Colorado: Bill to Reduce Carpooling Occupancy Requirements Passes Hearing

HB-1348, “Prohibit HOV Requirement on North I-25 Express Lanes,” would reverse CDOT’s new express lane policy, which requires three occupants (HOV-3) for free use of any new express lane on North I-25. Instead, the bill would make an express lane free for vehicles with two occupants. The problem with the bill, according to CDOT, is… Continue reading Colorado: Bill to Reduce Carpooling Occupancy Requirements Passes Hearing

Gov't Affairs, Govt - CO Assoc. of Realtors®

Legislative Update

The 2015 legislative session has officially ended. The Democrats held the majority in the House and the Republics controlled the Senate so neither party was able to get everything it wanted. Two key bills supported by CAR -- home inspector licensing (SB-140) and construction defects (SB-177) – did not survive the legislative process but will… Continue reading Legislative Update

Gov't Affairs, Govt - CO Assoc. of Realtors®

Legislative Update

HB 1260 “Wildfire Tax Credit” CAR Position: Support This bill was amended because of its fiscal note. Instead, the amended version would give property owners double deductions for wildfire mitigation efforts. HB 1348 “Urban Redevelopment Fairness Act” CAR Position: Oppose This bill is cosponsored by many Northern Colorado legislators and seems likely to pass. The… Continue reading Legislative Update