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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 16-1016 (Young) Using Multiple Measures of Student Academic Growth

Originally Posted: February 26, 2016
Last Updated: March 4, 2016

HB 16-1016 would set up a grant program to assist local education providers (school districts, boards of cooperative services and charter schools) in creating and applying multiple measures of student academic growth to measure the performance of schools, districts and educators.

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HB 16-1242 (Hamner/Lambert) A Supplemental Appropriation to CDHS

Originally Posted: February 12, 2016
Last Updated: February 19, 2016

HB16-1242 includes additional funding for the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS), including the use of federal funding to double the number of Early Childhood Mental Health Specialists working in Colorado from 17 to 34.

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HB 16-1137 (Klingenschmitt / Lundberg) Nicotine Products Warning Label

Originally Posted: February 12, 2016
Last Updated: February 12, 2016

HB 16-1137 would require any packaged nicotine product that does not contain tobacco, such as dissolvables, drinks and liquid nicotine that is used with electronic cigarettes, to have a warning label on the package stating, “Warning: Contains Addictive Nicotine.”

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