HB17-1012: Pueblo Chile License Plate
Sponsors: Rep. Esgar
Status: Passed House on 3/01/17, passed Senate Finance on 3/9/17, assigned to Senate Appropriations

  • Concerning the creation of the Pueblo Chile License Plate

HB17-1122: Gender Identification on Birth Certificate
Sponsors: Rep. Esgar, Sen. Moreno
Status: Passed House Judiciary on 3/9/17, passed House 3/15/17

  • Concerning the issuance of a new birth certificate with a gender designation that differs from the gender designated on the person’s original birth certificate.

HB17-1144: Amend Capitol Construction Automatic Funding Mechanism
Sponsors: Rep. Esgar, Sen. Baumgardner
Status: Passed House on 3/7/17, assigned to Senate Finance

  • Concerning amendments to the automatic cash fund funding mechanism for payment of future costs attributable to certain of the state’s capital assets

HB17-1230: Protect Colorado Residents From Federal Government Overreach
Sponsors: Reps. Esgar, Salazar; Sens. Guzman, Kagan
Status: Introduced to House, assigned to Judiciary

  • Concerning protection for Colorado residents from federal government overreach based on a person’s status.

SB17-030: Exempt Injectable Anabolic Steroids for Cattle
Sponsors: Sen. Baumgardner, Rep. Esgar
Status: Passed Senate 2/1/17, Passed House 3/3/17, awaiting Governor’s action

  • Concerning the exemption from the schedules of controlled substances any anabolic steroid that is administered through injection into nonhuman species.

SB17-074: Create Medication-assisted Treatment Pilot Program 
Sponsors: Sen. Garcia, Rep. Esgar
Status: Passed Senate Health and Human Services Committee on 2/8/17, passed Senate Appropriations on 3/14, awaiting 2nd reading

  • Concerning Concerning the creation of a pilot program in certain areas of the state experiencing high levels of opioid addiction to award grants to increase access to addiction treatment.

SB17-084: Coverage for Drugs In A Health Coverage Plan
Sponsors: Sen. Jahn, Reps. Esgar and Singer
Status: Postponed indefinitely on 2/9/17 by the Senate Health and Human Services Committee

  • Concerning a prohibition against excluding a drug from a health coverage plan if the drug had been approved for coverage by the plan for coverage of the enrollee at the time the enrollee enrolled in the plan.

SB17-105: Consumer Right to Know Electric Utility Charges
Sponsors: Sen. Garcia; Reps. Esgar, Becker K.
Status: Passed Senate 2/23/17, introduced to House Transportation and Energy

  • Concerning consumers’ right to know their electric utility charges by requiring investor-owned electric utilities to provide their customers with a comprehensive breakdown of cost on their monthly bills.

SB17-153: Southwest Chief And Front Range Rail Commission
Sponsors: Sens. Crowder, Garcia; Rep. Esgar
Status: Passed Senate on 2/23/17, assigned to House Transportation and Energy

  • Concerning establishment of the southwest chief and front range passenger rail commission to oversee the preservation and expansion of Amtrak southwest chief rail service in Colorado and facilitate the development and operation of a front range passenger rail system that provides passenger rail service in and along the interstate 25 corridor.

SB17-180: Public Utilities Commission Streamlined Enforcements Of Motor Carriers
Sponsors: Sens. Cooke; Rep. Esgar
Status: Passed Senate Transportation 2/28/17, assigned to Senate Transportation

  • Concerning a streamlined approach for the enforcement of regulations governing motor carriers in matters before the public utilities commission.

SB17-202: Species Conservation Trust Fund Projects
Sponsors: Sen. Coram; Rep. Esgar
Status: Introduced to Senate on 2/28/17, assigned to Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Energy

  • Concerning measures to conserve native species in Colorado, and, in connection therewith, making appropriations from the species conservation trust fund for purposes recommended by the department of natural resources.


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