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

CAR has launched a Call to Action on Senate Bill 177 “HOA Construction Defect Lawsuit Approval Timelines" aka construction defects. This is the same bill CAR supported last year and the LPC voted to support this year’s bill with little discussion. SB-177 was introduced on Feb. 10th and assigned to the Business, Labor and Technology… Continue reading Legislative Update

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

Legislative Policy Committee (LPC) Back at Work

So far 379 bills have been introduced during the 2015 legislative session. CAR’s LPC has been busy reviewing bills that relate to the real estate industry and homeownership. Here’s a summary of some of the more interesting bills and the LPC’s positions: HB-1057 Statewide Initiative Ballot Process – LPC Position – Support. Sponsored by Rep.… Continue reading Legislative Policy Committee (LPC) Back at Work