This bill restricts the number of opioid pills that a health care provider may prescribe for an initial prescription to a 7-day supply and one refill for a 7-day supply, with certain exceptions.View 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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The bill would strengthen provisions of the Warranty of Habitability, which requires tenants and landlords to maintain safe and habitable conditions in rental units.View Update
The bill increases the number of stipends available to teachers in rural school districts who want to earn National Board Certification, earn certification as a concurrent enrollment teacher, or further their professional development through continuing education to 60 per year.View Update
The bill creates the School Security Disbursement Program to support school districts in enhancing school security, building improvements and training for school personnel.View Update
The bill creates a grant program available to schools who provide, or want to provide, crisis and suicide prevention training for their staff and faculty.View Update
The bill allows rural school districts with hiring challenges to partner with approved teacher preparation programs to place teacher candidates in schools for a year-long fellowship.View Update