The council has the following powers, functions, and duties:

Recommending and reviewing legislation, through the state department, related to accessibility, services and supports, and other issues concerning the disability community

2020 Legislative Session

The Council is monitoring the following bills proposed in the 2020 Legislative session:

House Bills
Bill # Calendar Notification Short Title Sponsors Most Recent Status
HB20-1006 NOT ON CALENDAR Early Childhood Mental Health Consultants J. McCluskie (D) | E. Sirota (D) / B. Pettersen (D) | T. Story (D) 1/24/2020 House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Amended to Appropriations
HB20-1012 NOT ON CALENDAR Child Welfare Program Children Developmental Disabilities M. Young (D) | L. Landgraf (R) / N. Todd (D) | B. Gardner (R) 1/29/2020 House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Amended to Appropriations
HB20-1028 NOT ON CALENDAR Need For Juvenile Behavioral Health Treatment S. Beckman (R) | D. Michaelson Jenet (D) / J. Gonzales (D) 1/24/2020 House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Postpone Indefinitely
HB20-1035 NOT ON CALENDAR Programs To Develop Housing Support Services J. Singer (D) / R. Fields (D) 1/29/2020 House Committee on Transportation & Local Government Refer Amended to Appropriations
HB20-1058 NOT ON CALENDAR Behavior Analysts In Public Schools M. Froelich (D) / J. Bridges (D) 1/8/2020 Introduced In House – Assigned to Education
HB20-1061 Monday, February 24 2020
GENERAL ORDERS – SECOND READING OF BILLS
(1) in house calendar.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Prevention Medications A. Valdez (D) | L. Herod (D) 2/14/2020 House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
HB20-1079 NOT ON CALENDAR Juveniles On Colorado Sex Offender Registry A. Benavidez (D) | J. Singer (D) / R. Rodriguez (D) 1/23/2020 House Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to Appropriations
HB20-1086 Wednesday, February 19 2020
GENERAL ORDERS – SECOND READING OF BILLS
(8) in house calendar.
Insurance Coverage Mental Health Wellness Exam D. Michaelson Jenet (D) | C. Larson (R) / R. Fields (D) 2/14/2020 House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
HB20-1090 Friday, February 28 2020
Public Health Care & Human Services
Upon Adjournment Room 0112
(3) in house calendar.
Pharmacies To Provide Prescription Readers M. Young (D) 1/10/2020 Introduced In House – Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services
HB20-1128 Wednesday, February 19 2020
GENERAL ORDERS – SECOND READING OF BILLS
(27) in house calendar.
Educator Education Requirements Special Education B. Buentello (D) | J. Wilson (R) / R. Zenzinger (D) | K. Priola (R) 2/14/2020 House Second Reading Special Order – Laid Over Daily – No Amendments
Senate Bills
SB20-001 NOT ON CALENDAR Expand Behavioral Health Training For K-12 Educators R. Fields (D) / E. Sirota (D) | K. Van Winkle (R) 2/6/2020 Senate Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations
SB20-014 NOT ON CALENDAR Excused Absences In Public Schools For Behavioral Health R. Fields (D) / D. Michaelson Jenet (D) 2/12/2020 Introduced In House – Assigned to Education
SB20-026 Tuesday, March 10 2020
Business Affairs & Labor
Upon Adjournment Room 0107
(2) in house calendar.
Workers’ Compensation For Audible Psychological Trauma R. Fields (D) | J. Cooke (R) / J. Singer (D) 2/6/2020 Introduced In House – Assigned to Business Affairs & Labor
SB20-033 Thursday, February 20 2020
SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE
Upon Adjournment SCR 357
(2) in senate calendar.
Allow Medicaid Buy-in Program After Age 65 J. Tate (R) | R. Fields (D) / S. Lontine (D) 2/12/2020 Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Amended to Finance
SB20-037 Wednesday, February 19 2020
GENERAL ORDERS – SECOND READING OF BILLS
(20) in house calendar.
Trusted Interoperability Platform Advisory Committee R. Rodriguez (D) | R. Fields (D) / J. Singer (D) 2/13/2020 House Committee on Judiciary Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
SB20-039 Thursday, February 27 2020
State, Veterans, & Military Affairs
1:30 p.m. Room LSB-A
(2) in house calendar.
Update Accessibility Signage State-owned Facility R. Fields (D) | T. Story (D) / A. Valdez (D) | D. Roberts (D) 2/4/2020 Introduced In House – Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs
SB20-069 Wednesday, February 19 2020
GENERAL ORDERS – SECOND READING OF BILLS
(23) in house calendar.
Disabled Veterans Free State Park Access L. Garcia (D) / B. Buentello (D) 2/13/2020 House Committee on Rural Affairs & Agriculture Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
SB20-100 NOT ON CALENDAR Repeal The Death Penalty J. Gonzales (D) | J. Tate (R) / J. Arndt (D) | A. Benavidez (D) 2/18/2020 House Committee on Judiciary Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
SB20-151 Tuesday, March 3 2020
SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE
2:00 PM SCR 357
(1) in senate calendar.
Administration Of The RTD Regional Transportation District J. Tate (R) | R. Rodriguez (D) / D. Jackson (D) | C. Larson (R) 1/28/2020 Introduced In Senate – Assigned to Transportation & Energy
SB20-160 NOT ON CALENDAR Require Movie Theaters To Provide Open Captioning N. Todd (D) | J. Ginal (D) 2/12/2020 Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Postpone Indefinitely