Here are the 14 bills passed in the dark of night:
HB21-1014 Disability Symbol Identification Document
Adds a new symbol on Identification cards to alert law enforcement when someone has a less than obvious disability.
HB21-1162 Management Of Plastic Products
A government ban on single-use plastics in Colorado.
HB21-1250 Measures to Address Law Enforcement Accountability
Adds amendments to the major bill passed and signed by the Governor last year which was related to law enforcement reform.
HB21-1255 Protection Order Issued Against Domestic Abuser
Enhances court action to remove firearms from the most violent of offenders.
HB21-1269 Public Utilities Commission Study Of Community Choice Energy
Creates and funds a study into whether or not a community should be able to purchase their electricity from a wholesale supplier rather than a local company, primarily focused on renewable energy.
HB21-1280 Pre-trial Detention Reform
Requires courts to hold bond setting and release criminals on bond within 48 hours, even for cases where there are victims.
HB21-1281 Community Behavioral Health Disaster Program
The bill requires the department of public health and environment to implement the community behavioral health disaster preparedness and response program.
HB21-1294 K-12 Education Accountability Systems Performance Audit
This is a data collection bill which would grants access to any and all information schools have, even that which would only be obtained by warrant or subpoena, to a public or private auditor who will look at a number of newly added socioeconomic factors.
HB21-1298 Expand Firearm Transfer Background Check Requirements
Expands firearm transfer background check requirements.
HB21-1299 Office Of Gun Violence Prevention
Creates a government Office of Gun Violence Prevention.
HB21-1303 Global Warming Potential For Public Project Materials
A new law to force the use of "green" materials in the construction of any new taxpayer-funded projects.
HB21-1304 Early Childhood System
A bill with "indoctrination" written all over it.
This bill establishes a new Department of Early Childhood Education to establish government-dictated standards across educational programs.
SB21-272 Measures To Modernize The Public Utilities Commission
A bill to raise the costs of your utilities by removing caps.
Also adds more restictios to utility companies.
SB21-280 Bias-motivated Crimes
The bill specifies that for harassment that is bias-motivated or a bias-motivated crime, the bias motivation only needs to be part of the defendant's motivation in committing the crime.
The bill makes the crime of harassment when the harassment is bias-motivated a victim rights act crime, which provides a victim certain statutory rights.