Along with Matt Green from CAI National and Eric Turner from the Colorado Division of Real Estate, yesterday I participated in CAI’s Legislative Update Lunch & Learn in Fort Collins.  While Matt did an outstanding job, I suspect the information which Eric Turner shared relating to manager licensure was particularly interesting to the managers in attendance.  Here are highlights

House Bill 16-1201 ("HB 1201"), which was introduced by Representative Yeulin Willett (R-Grand Junction) to address a gaping loophole used by folks to keep a dog in HOAs which ban them, was killed by the Democrats in the House Health, Insurance & Environment Committee last week on a 7 to 6 party line vote.

HB 1201 would have regulated how licensed professionals in

Yesterday, Senate Bill 16-082 ("SB 82") was killed in the Senate Business, Labor & Technology Committee ("Business Committee") by the Republicans on a party line vote. As you will recall from an earlier blog posting, Senator Morgan Carroll introduced SB 82 to protect folks living in HOAs from retaliation when they report an alleged violation of their association’s governing documents

Representative Yeulin Willett (R-Grand Junction) has introduced House Bill 16-1201  ("HB 1201") regarding how licensed professionals in Colorado must approach providing recommendations for emotional support animals (also commonly referred to as "emotional assistance animals" and "companion animals") under the Colorado Fair Housing Act.  In particular, this bill would require that licensed physicians, physician assistants, nurses, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists,

Representative Su Ryden (D-Aurora) has introduced House Bill 16-1217 ("HB 1217").  The bill expands the rulemaking authority of the Director of the Division of Real Estate and requires the HOA Information Officer to create statewide lists of election monitors and mediators and arbitrators who handle HOA issues.  The bill has been assigned to the House State, Veterans

Representative Jovan Melton (D-Arapahoe County) has introduced House Bill 16-1149 (HB 1149) which would require HOAs created before July 1, 1992, to comply with the budget ratification provision in CCIOA.

In a nutshell, the budget ratification provision of CCIOA requires boards of HOAs to provide a summary of the proposed budget (many HOAs provide a copy of the actual budget) they have

Senator Morgan Carroll (D-Aurora) has just introduced Senate Bill 16-082 ("SB 82") which would protect folks from retaliation when they report an alleged violation of their association’s governing documents or enforce their rights under Colorado law or the governing documents of their HOA. 

If there is any retaliation against these individuals by the HOA, the board

The first bill which would have an impact on single family home planned communities and very small condominium associations has been introduced in the House by Representative Daneya Esgar (D – Pueblo County) and Representative Michael Merrifled (D – El Paso County) and has been assigned to the House Agriculture, Livestock & Natural Resources Committee. 

House Bill 16-1005 ("HB 1005")