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This archive page features Capitol Updates for the 2016-22 Colorado General Assembly sessionsUpdates are sorted in reverse chronological order, based on the date they were last updated. For additional legislative information, including Capitol Updates prior to 2016, please see our Legislative blog category. For Capitol Updates beginning in the 2023 legislative session, please see our new Capitol Updates page. 

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HB 16-1336 (Hamner & Rankin/Donovan) Study for the Creation of a Single Geographic Rating Area for Health Insurers to Use When Establishing Rates for Individual Health Insurance Plans

Originally Posted: March 11, 2016
Last Updated: April 22, 2016

HB 16-1336 would direct the Commissioner of Insurance to study the impacts and viability of creating a single geographic rating area, consisting of the entire state, for purposes of determining premium rates for individual health benefit plans.

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HB 16-1289 (Duran/Garcia) Incentives to Complete Career Development Courses

Originally Posted: March 4, 2016
Last Updated: April 22, 2016

HB 16-1289 creates a pilot program to increase access to career development courses. It would award $1,000 to school districts for each high school student who earns an industry certification tied to an in-demand job, finishes a workplace training program, or completes an AP Computer Science course.

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HB 16-1421 (Hullinghorst) Allocate Additional 2016-17 General Fund Revenues

Originally Posted: April 1, 2016
Last Updated: April 15, 2016

HB 16-1421 is contingent upon the passage of HB 16-1420 (Hospital Provider Fee), and would establish guardrails for the allocation of state revenue that would be made available if the Hospital Provider Fee is established as an enterprise fund and removed from the revenue limitation calculation.

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