Capitol Updates

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. 

Need help finding specific info? Updates are sorted in reverse-chronological order, based on the date they were last updated. You can also use the update filters in the sidebar to filter this archive by update type and by Colorado Children's Campaign's position on the legislation. For additional legislative information, including capitol updates prior to 2016, please see our Legislative blog category.


HB18-1333 (Young/Lambert) Part C Child Find Responsibilities

Originally Posted: March 30, 2018
Last Updated: April 20, 2018

This bill requires the Department of Human Services and the Department of Education to enter into an interagency agreement to study the administration of Early Intervention evaluations performed under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for children birth through age two.

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SB18-237 (Gardner & Esgar) Out of Network Providers Carriers Required Notices

Originally Posted: April 13, 2018
Last Updated: April 20, 2018

Under current law, when an individual is seen by an out-of-network provider at a facility that is a part of their provider network, the individual’s health insurance carrier is only allowed to charge the individual the amount they would pay if the services were provided by an in-network provider.

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