Each week of the 2017 session of the Colorado General Assembly we’ll bring you the latest news and analysis of legislation impacting the early development, health and education of Colorado kids. Below is a list of all the bills we are tracking. Each bill title links to analysis, testimony, fact sheets, vote totals and other information to help you stay informed.

February 24, 2017

HB 17-1160 (Hamner & Wilson/Priola & Fields) Kindergarten Through Third Grade English Learner Reading Assessment Language

HB 17-1002 (Pettersen & Exum/Kefalas) Renewing the Child Care Tax Credit for Low Income Families

SB 17-123 (Zenzinger & Priola/Wilson & Hamner) Seal of Biliteracy for High School Diplomas

HB 17-1186 (Pettersen & Landgraf/Coram) Health Coverage Prescription Contraceptives Supply

HB 17-1187 (Thurlow/Crowder) Change Excess State Revenues Cap Growth Factor

HB 17-1184 (Duran/Grantham) Modern Technology Education in Public Schools

SB 17-061 (Hill & William/Sias) Funding for Charter Operating Costs

HB 17-1135 (Bridges) Portability of Background Checks for Child Care Providers

February 17, 2017

HB17-1184 (Duran/Grantham) Modern Technology Education in Public Schools

HB17-1181 (Pettersen & Lundeen/Priola & Todd) Required State Assessment for Ninth-grade Students

SB17-103 (Merrifield) Early Learning Strategies in Education Accountability

CDPHE Figure Setting

HB17-1135 (Bridges) Portability of Background Checks for Child Care Providers

HB 17-1038 (Lontine) Prohibit Corporal Punishment of Children in Certain Public Settings

SB17-110 (Crowder & Kefalas) Accessibility of Exempt Family Child Care

SB17-068 (Todd/Singer) Early Support for Student Success through Access to School Counselors

HB17-1089 (Lundeen) Parent Choice in Low-performing School Districts

HB17-1117 (Leonard/Neville) Repeal Assessments in 9th Grade & Social Studies

HB17-1062 (Buck/Merrifield &Marble) Making Certain State Assessments Optional

SB17-107 (Merrifield/McLachlan) Reward Access to Arts Education in Public Schools

SB17-119 (Court) Restoration of School District Mill Levies

SB17-123 (Zenzinger & Priola/Wilson & Hamner) Seal of Biliteracy for High School Diplomas

SB17-067 (Merrifield) Educator Effectiveness 50% Student Academic Growth

SB17-101 (Todd/Carver) 9th and 10th Grade Assessments in Public Schools

SB17-114 (Moreno) Accountability for School Districts & Schools

February 10, 2017

SB17-061 (Hill & Williams/Sias) Funding for Charter Operating Costs

HB17-1160 (Hamner & Wilson/Fields & Priola) Reading Assessment Language for English Learners

SB17-068 (Todd/Singer) Early Support for Student Success through Access to School Counselors

SB17-110 (Crowder & Kefalas) Accessibility of Exempt Family Child Care

SB17-103 (Merrifield) Early Learning Strategies in Education Accountability

HB17-1135 (Bridges) Portability of Background Checks for Child Care Providers

HB17-1139 Improve Medicaid Program Integrity and Client Protections

SB17-121 (Lundberg/Crowder/Landgraf/Danielson) Improve Medicaid Client Correspondence

SB17-123 (Zenzinger & Priola/Wilson & Hamner) Seal of Biliteracy for High School Diplomas

SB17-064 (Kefalas/Lontine) License Freestanding Emergency Departments

HB17-1001 (Buckner/Kerr) Employee Leave for Children’s Academic Activities

HB17-1178 (Wilson) Administrative Flexibility for School Districts 

SB17-101 (Todd/Carver) 9th and 10th Grade Assessments in Public Schools

SB17-067 (Merrifield) Educator Effectiveness 50% Student Academic Growth 

HB17-1117 (Leonard/Neville) Repeal Assessments in 9th Grade and Social Studies 

HB17-1089 (Lundeen) Parent Choice in Low-performing School Districts 

HB17-1062 (Buck/Marble & Merrifield) Making Certain State Assessments Optional

SB 17-003 (Smallwood/Neville) Repeal Colorado Health Benefit Exchange

SB 17-004 (Tate/Wist) Access to Non-Enrolled Providers for Medicaid Recipients

SB17-114 (Moreno) Accountability for School Districts & Schools

SB17-119 (Court) Restoration of School District Mill Levie

February 03, 2017

SB17-110 (Crowder & Kefalas) Accessibility of Exempt Family Child Care

SB17-061 (Hill & Williams/Sias) Funding for Charter Operating Costs

Medicaid Funding for Connect for Health Colorado

SB17-103 (Merrifield) Early Learning Strategies in Education Accountability

HB17-1135 (Bridges) Portability of Background Checks for Child Care Providers

SB17-123 (Zenzinger & Priola/Wilson & Hamner) Seal of Biliteracy for High School Diplomas

HB 17-1106 (Wilson & Pettersen) Extend the Early Childhood Leadership Commission

HB 17-1038 (Lontine) Prohibit Corporal Punishment of Children in Certain Public Settings

SB17-064 (Kefalas/Lontine) License Freestanding Emergency Departments

HB17-1001 (Buckner/Kerr) Employee Leave for Children’s Academic Activities

SB17-101 (Todd/Carver) 9th and 10th Grade Assessments in Public Schools

SB 17-003 (Smallwood/Neville) Repeal Colorado Health Benefit Exchange

SB 17-004 (Tate/Wist) Access to Non-Enrolled Providers for Medicaid Recipients

SB17-107 (Merrifield/McLachlan) Reward Access to Arts Education in Public Schools

SB17-114 (Moreno) Accountability for School Districts & Schools

SB17-119 (Court) Restoration of School District Mill Levies

HB17-1022 (Salazar) Teaching Competent History in Public School

January 27, 2017

HB 17-1106 (Wilson & Pettersen) Extend the Early Childhood Leadership Commission

HB 17-1038 (Lontine) Prohibit Corporal Punishment of Children in Certain Public Settings

HB 17-1042 (Wilson) Increasing Funding for Full-Day Kindergarten

HB 17-1117 (Leonard/Neville) Repeal Assessments in 9th Grade and Social Studies

HB 17-1089 (Lundeen) Parent Choice in Low-performing School Districts

SB 17-003 (Smallwood/Neville) Repeal Colorado Health Benefit Exchange

SB 17-029 (Kerr/Pettersen) Funding for Full-Day Kindergarten

SB17-065 (Lundberg) Transparency in Direct Pay Health Care Prices

HB 17-1022 (Salazar) Teaching Competent History in Public Schools

January 20, 2017

SB17-068 (Todd/Singer) Early Support for Student Success Through Access to School Counselors

SB17-061 (Hill & William/Sias) Funding for Charter Operating Costs

HB 17-1038 (Lontine) Prohibit Corporal Punishment of Children in Certain Public Settings

HB17-1001 (Buckner/Kerr) Employee Leave for Children’s Academic Activities

SB17-064 (Kefalas/Lontine) License Freestanding Emergency Departments 

SB17-057 (Guzman) Colorado Healthcare Affordability & Sustainability Enterprise

HB 17-1042 (Wilson) Increasing Funding for Full-Day Kindergarten

SB17-067 (Merrifield) Educator Effectiveness and Student Academic Growth

SB 17-003 (Smallwood/Neville) Repeal Colorado Health Benefit Exchange

SB 17-004 (Tate/Wist) Access to Non-Enrolled Providers for Medicaid Recipients

SB17-065 (Lundberg) Transparency in Direct Pay Health Care Prices

HB 17-1022 (Salazar) Changes to teaching History in Public Schools

January 13, 2017

HB 17-1038 (Lontine) Prohibit Corporal Punishment of Children in Certain Public Settings  

HB 17-1002 (Pettersen & Exum/Kefalas) Renewing the Child Care Tax Credit for Low Income Families

HB17-1003 (McLachlan) Strategic Plan to Address Teacher Shortages

HB 17-1062 (Buck) Local Education Providers choose to administer state assessments in specific grades

SB 17-004 (Tate/Wist) Access to Non-Enrolled Providers for Medicaid Recipients

SB 17-029 (Kerr/Pettersen) Funding for Full-Day Kindergarten

HB 17-1042 (Wilson) Increasing Funding for Full-Day Kindergarten

SB 17-003 (Smallwood/Neville) Repeal Colorado Health Benefit Exchange