One week left, 287 bills to go in 2022 legislative session – What We Know!

DENVER — There are roughly seven days left within the 2022 legislative session and a whole lot of payments nonetheless left on the calendar.

In accordance with the state’s legislative authorized companies division, as of Wednesday morning, of the 655 payments which were launched to this point this legislative session, 287 nonetheless want some type of motion.

One other 256 payments have already handed, of which 127 have been signed by the governor. Roughly 112 have died within the legislative course of.

Right here’s a take a look at the present standing of a few of the payments:

Taste nicotine ban invoice: After getting caught within the Home, the invoice lastly handed its third studying and is transferring on to the Senate. Nevertheless, Governor Jared Polis has expressed considerations with the invoice and mentioned he is not going to help it in its present kind. So even when it passes, it faces the potential for being vetoed.

Property tax discount invoice: A invoice to chop down on property taxes for the following two years is shortly making its approach via the legislature after being formally launched this week. It has handed the Senate and is now on its option to the Home. If handed, each householders and companies would see a nominal property tax minimize.

Whistleblower protections invoice: A invoice to broaden whistleblower protections within the state handed the legislature this week. It prohibits discrimination or retaliatory motion towards staff who converse out in good religion a few well being or security concern they could have no matter whether or not there’s a declared public well being emergency.

Pink tax invoice: The invoice would finish state gross sales taxes on diapers and female hygiene merchandise starting in 2023. It additionally permits localities to do the identical.

Home-owner affiliation board accountability: A HOA invoice that will require HOA’s to alert householders of delinquencies utilizing a number of strategies of communication, limit rates of interest on unpaid fines to not more than 8 p.c a 12 months and require HOA’s to supply a compensation plan handed the legislature.

Paid Household Go away premium discount: One invoice that didn’t survive the session was a paid household depart premium discount. It might have decreased the quantity employers should pay into this system for the primary six months of subsequent 12 months by $57.5 million to supply some monetary reduction. It made it via the Home with all Democratic co-sponsors however was killed in a Senate committee.

Privateness protections for educators: A invoice geared toward stopping the doxxing of educators handed via the legislature final week. It provides educators to the listing of protected individuals whose private info could also be withheld from the web in the event that they imagine it might pose a menace to their household’s security.