This bill would eliminate all licensing protections for any child care facility connected with a church where parents or employees of the church are attending any church programing, regardless of the length of time children are in care.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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SB18-151 (Priola & Fields/Wilson & Buckner) Colorado Department of Education Bullying Policies Research
The bill requires the Department of Education to develop a model bullying prevention and education policy based on best practices in other states.View Update
SB18-146 (Kefalas & Smallwood/Sias & Singer) Freestanding Emergency Departments Required Consumer Notices
The bill would require a freestanding emergency department to (i) provide any individual that enters the facility seeking treatment with a written statement of the nature of the facility and the individual’s rights at the facility, (ii) post a sign with information about the networks the facility.View Update
SB18-099 (Merrifield & Priola/Pettersen & Wilson) Align Early Childhood Quality Improvement Programs
This bill aligns child care quality improvement initiatives so that these initiatives are more efficient and follow best practices by revising the School Readiness Quality Improvement.View Update
HB18-1282 (Lontine & Sias/Smallwood & Kefalas) Health Care Provider Unique Identification Per Site Or Service
This bill requires an off-campus location of a hospital to use a unique national provider identifier, commonly referred to as an “NPI,” on all claims for reimbursement for health care services provided at the off-campus location. The bill also requires all Medicaid providers that are entities to use a unique NPI for all claims at each site at which they deliver services and for each provider type that the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing has specified.View Update
This bill requires prescription drug manufacturers to provide advance public notice of drug price increases and an explanation of price increases that exceed 10 percent in the previous two years.View Update