The bill is a technical clean-up bill and would address a drafting error in last year’s bipartisan early childhood educator tax credit bill (HB19-1005) and would be implemented as planned this tax year. TheView Update
Each week during sessions of the Colorado General Assembly, we bring you the latest news and analysis of legislation impacting the early development, health, and education of Colorado kids. Check the updates below for analysis, testimony, fact sheets, vote totals, and other information to help you stay informed.
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This bill would create a new grant program in the Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to allow public schools and districts to supply their students with menstrual hygiene products, at no cost.View Update
This bill would direct the Colorado Department of Higher Education and the Colorado Department of Education to convene a workgroup on diversity in the educator workforce.View Update
This bill would require the Division of Insurance to promulgate rules governing conditions for which treatments other than opioids are appropriate.View Update
Peer support professionals are individuals in recovery from mental health/substance use conditions who use their experience to help others to recover.View Update
The Children’s Campaign strongly supports this bill. ECMHC connects early childhood professionals, families, and young children with qualified professionals with expertise in early childhood development and mental health.View Update