2024 Summary – View Full 2024 Legislative Tracker

HB24-1007 – Prohibit Residential Occupancy Limits: Signed
Concerning prohibiting local governments from enacting or enforcing residential occupancy limits.
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HB24-1051 – Towing Carrier Regulation: Signed
Concerning the regulation of businesses that obtain a permit from the public utilities commission to tow motor vehicles.
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HB24-1078 – Regulation of Community Association Managers: No Action Taken
Concerning the regulation of community association managers by the division of real estate in the department of regulatory agencies.
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HB24-1091 – Fire-Hardened Building Materials in Real Property: Signed
Concerning prohibiting restrictions on the use of fire-hardened building materials in residential real property.
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HB24-1098 – Cause Required for Eviction of Residential Tenant: Signed
Concerning protections for residential tenants, and, in connection therewith, requiring cause for the eviction of a residential tenant.
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HB24-1108 – Insurance Commissioner Study Insurance Market: Signed
Concerning a study of the market for property and casualty insurance policies issued to certain entities in Colorado.
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HB24-1152 – Accessory Dwelling Units: Signed
Concerning increasing the number of accessory dwelling units.
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HB24-1158 – Homeowners’ Association Foreclosure Sales Requirements: Lost
Concerning the protection of unit owners in relation to foreclosures by unit owners’ associations.
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HB24-1166 – Expand Homestead Exemptions: Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning the expansion of property tax exemptions for certain owner-occupied primary residences.
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HB24-1173 – Electric Vehicle Charging System Permits: Signed
Concerning expediting the process for permitting electric motor vehicle charging systems.
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HB24-1230 – Protections for Real Property Owners: Lost
Concerning protections for property owners with respect to improvements to real property.
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HB24-1233 – Homeowners’ Association Delinquency Payments Enforcement Procedures: Signed
Concerning modifications to certain procedural requirements with which a unit owners’ association must comply when seeking payment of delinquent amounts owed by a unit owner. This bill proposes changes to HB22-1137.
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HB24-1267 – Metropolitan District Covenant Enforcement Policy: Signed
Concerning requiring a metropolitan district engaging in covenant enforcement activities to comply with certain policies related to covenant enforcement.
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HB24-1274 – Uniform Consumer Debt Default Judgments Act: Lost
This bill would affect default judgments entered for consumer debt, defined as “obligation of an individual to pay money that arises out of a transaction in which the money, property, etc… that is the subject of the transaction is primarily for personal, family or household purpose.
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HB24-1313 – Housing in Transit-Oriented Communities: Signed
Concerning measures to increase the affordability of housing in transit-oriented communities.
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HB24-1337 – Real Property Owner Unit Association Collections: Signed
Concerning the rights of a unit owner in a common interest community in relation to the collection of amounts owed by the unit owner to the common interest community.
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HB24-1383 – Common Interest Community Declarations: Signed
Concerning declarations that form common interest communities under the “Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act”.
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SB24-005- Prohibit Landscaping Practices for Water Conservation: Signed
Concerning the conservation of water in the state through the prohibition of certain landscaping practices.
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SB24-021 – Exempt Small Communities from HOA Requirements: Signed
Concerning exempting certain small communities from certain requirements of the “Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act“.
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SB24-058 – Landowner Liability Recreational Use Warning Signs: Signed
Concerning landowner liability under the Colorado recreational use statute.
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SB24-096 – Limit Fenced Perimeter Security Alarm System Regulations: Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning the use of fenced perimeter security alarm systems.
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SB24-106 – Right to Remedy Construction Defects: Lost
Concerning legal actions based on claimed defects in construction projects.
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SB24-112 – Construction Defect Action Procedures: Lost
Concerning the procedures governing construction defect actions.
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SB24-129 – Nonprofit Member Data Privacy & Public Agencies: Signed
Concerning protecting the privacy of persons associated with nonprofit entities, and, in connection therewith, prohibiting public agencies from taking certain actions relating to the collection and disclosure of data that may identify such persons.
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SB24-134 – Operation of Home-Based Businesses: Signed
Concerning the operation of a home-based business in a common interest community.
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SB24-145 – Uniform Unlawful Restrictions in Land Records: Signed
Concerning the enactment of the “Uniform Unlawful Restrictions in Land Records Act”.
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SB24-154 – Accessory Dwelling Units: Lost
Concerning increasing the number of converted accessory dwelling units.
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2023 Summary

HB23-1068 – Pet Animal Ownership in Housing: Signed
Concerning limitations on security deposits and rent for pet animals in situations where an association is acting as a landlord.
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HB23-1105 – Homeowners Association and Metropolitan District Homeowners’ Rights Task Force: Signed
Homeowners Association and Metropolitan District Homeowners’ Rights Task Forces: Creation of task forces to examine issues affecting certain homeowners’ rights.
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HB23-1127 – Customer’s Right to Use Energy: Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning a guarantee of a customer’s right to use energy.
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HB23-1131 – Majority of Unit Owners Required for Home Owners’ Association Budgets: Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning approval of the budget of a common interest community, and, in connection therewith, requiring a majority of unit owners of a common interest community to be present at a meeting in order for the executive board to approve a proposed budget and authorizing a majority of unit owners present at the meeting to veto a proposed budget that is approved at such a meeting.
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HB23-1174 – Homeowner’s Insurance Underinsurance: Signed
Concerning homeowner’s insurance, and, in connection therewith, requiring certain reports related to the cost of rebuilding a home in the event of a total loss, increasing the notice requirement before an insurer can cancel or refuse to renew a homeowner’s insurance policy, and creating guaranteed replacement cost coverage in homeowner’s insurance.
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HB23-1233 – Electric Vehicle Charging and Parking Requirements: Signed
Concerning energy efficiency, and, in connection therewith, requiring the state electrical board to adopt rules facilitating electric vehicle charging at multifamily buildings, limiting the ability of the state electrical board to prohibit the installation of electric vehicle charging stations, forbidding private prohibitions on electric vehicle charging and parking, requiring local governments to count certain spaces served by an electric vehicle charging station for minimum parking requirements, forbidding local governments from prohibiting the installation of electric vehicle charging stations, exempting electric vehicle chargers from business personal property tax, and authorizing electric vehicle charging systems along highway rights-of-way.
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SB23-110 – Transparency for Metropolitan Districts: Signed
Concerning transparency for metropolitan districts.
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SB23-178 – Water-Wise Landscaping in Homeowners’ Association Communities: Signed
Concerning removing barriers to water-wise landscaping in common interest communities, including the requirement to allow vegetable gardens in the front, side, and backyards.
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SB23-213 – Land Use: Lost
Concerning state land use requirements, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
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2022 Summary

HB22-1040 – Common Area Access: Signed
Concerning the right of owners to have reasonable access to Common Areas and requirements of Association if closing for more than 72 hours.
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HB22-1137 – Collections and Enforcement: Signed
Concerning association practices in the collection of unpaid assessments and enforcement of violations of the governing documents.
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HB22-1139 – Regulating Public Right-Of-Ways: Signed
Concerning prohibiting an association from regulating the use of a public right-of-way.
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HB22-1239 – Manager Licensing: Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning the regulation of community association managers by the division of real estate in the department of regulatory agencies.
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HB22-1314 – Towing: Signed
Concerning new association requirements and limitations on towing.
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HB22-1387 – Reserves: Vetoed
Concerning measures to ensure that a common interest community has adequate reserve funds.
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SB22-059 – Proxies: Signed
Concerning proxy limitations.
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SB22-060 – Fee Increase: Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning an increase in fees associated with the common use of elements.
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2021 Summary

HB21-1074 – Immunity for Entities During COVID-19: Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning Civil Immunity for Entities that Comply with applicable health guidelines related to Covid-19.
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HB21-1108 – Gender Identity Expression Anti-discrimination: Signed
Concerning Updates to Prohibitions against gender-based discrimination to clarify the individuals who are included in a protected class
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HB21-1167 – Private Construction Contract Payments: Signed
Concerning retainage in construction contracts.
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HB21-1229 – Home Owners’ Associations Governance Funding Record Keeping: Signed
Concerning Increased Protections for Owners, including with respect to artificial turf, solar panels, disclosure of unique and extraordinary fees, and accessibility of records.
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HB21-1283 – Vehicle Towing Consumer Protection: Signed
Concerning measures to address consumer protection concerns regarding vehicle towing.
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HB21-1310 – Homeowners’ Association Regulation Of Flags And Signs: Signed
Concerning additional protections for homeowners’ freedom of expression in CICs with respect to flags and signs.
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SB21-002- Extending Limitations On Debt Collection Actions: Signed
Concerning modification of the limitations on debt collection actions enacted in Senate Bill 20-211. The bill extends the time in which debtors experiencing COVID-19 emergency may have extraordinary debt collection actions suspended through June 1, 2021.
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2020 Summary

HB20-1004 – Assistance Landowner Wildfire Mitigation: Amendments Failed
Concerning Wildfire Mitigation Assistance for Landowners.
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HB20-1200 – Sunset HOA Info and Resource Center; Religious Symbols: Signed
Concerning the continuation of the HOA information and resource center, and, in connection therewith, implementing recommendations contained in the 2019 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies. Protection of Religious Symbols.
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HB20-1333 – Homeowners’ Association Transparency Responsibility Competency: Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning the Operation of Common Interest Communities; Homeowners Association Transparency and Responsibilities.
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SB20-109 – Short-term Rentals Property Tax: Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning the Property Tax Classification of Property Used and For Short-Term Rentals.
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SB20-126 – Allow Home Child Care In Homeowners’ Association Community: Signed
Concerning the operation of a licensed family child care home in a common interest community.
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SB20-138 – Consumer Protection Construction Defect Time Period: Not Passed
Concerning increased consumer protection for homeowners seeking relief for construction defects.
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SB20-211 – Limitations On Extraordinary Collection Actions: Signed
Concerning limitations on extraordinary collection actions, this bill was introduced following the legislature’s COVID-19 recess in an attempt to ease financial hardships on the citizens of the state.
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2019 Summary

HB19-1050 – Encourage Use Of Xeriscape In Common Areas: Signed
Concerning the Promotion of Water-Efficient Landscaping on Property subject to management by local Supervisory Entity.
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HB19-1170 – Residential Tenants Health And Safety Act: Signed
Residential Tenants Health and Safety Act – Concerning increasing tenant protections relating to the residential warranty of habitability.
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HB19-1189 – Wage Garnishment Reform: Signed
Concerning wage garnishment reform, and, in connection therewith, reducing disposable earnings by health insurance premiums, reducing the amount that is subject to garnishment, and providing more detailed information to the judgment debtor regarding garnishment.
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HB19-1212 – Recreate Homeowners’ Association Community Manager Licensing: Signed
Recreate Homeowners’ Association Community Manager Licensing.
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2018 Summary

HB18-1107 – Prewire Residence For Electric Vehicle Charging Port: Not Passed
Concerning a requirement that builders of new residences offer buyers the option to accommodate electric vehicle charging systems.
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HB18-1126 – Limit Homeowners’ Association Regulation Of Dogs By Size Or Breed: Not Passed
The bill invalidates any covenant that prohibits the keeping of certain types of dogs based solely on a breed, weight, or size classification. Other regulations, such as the prevention of nuisance barking and requirements concerning the number of dogs per household and the disposal of waste, remain valid.
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HB18-1128 – Protections For Consumer Data Privacy (PII Bill): Signed
Concerning strengthening protections for consumer data privacy.
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HB18-1175 – Sunset Community Association Managers: Not Passed
This bill supports a majority of the recommendations contained in the 2017 Sunset Review Report.
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HB18-1342 – Allow Pre-Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act Homeowners’ Association Members to Veto Homeowners’ Association Budget: Signed
Allows pre-CCIOA association members to veto HOA budget by majority vote.
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SB18-006 – Recording Fee To Fund Attainable Housing: Not Passed
Allows counties to impose an increased surcharge in the amount of $5 for documents received for recording or filing on or after January 1. 2019.
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2017 Summary

SB17-045 – Construction Defect Claim Allocation Of Defense Costs: Not Passed
Concerning a requirement for equitable allocation of the costs of defending a construction defect claim.
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2016 Summary

HB16-1005 – Rain Barrel Bill: Signed
Concerning the use of rain barrels to collect precipitation from a residential rooftop for nonportable outdoor uses.
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HB16-1149 – Remove Budget Reporting Exemption HOAs Predate Act: Signed
Concerning a requirement that the executive board of a common interest community created in Colorado before July 1, 1992, comply with the budget reporting provision of the “Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act”.
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HB16-1132 – Residential Storage Condo Unit As Real Property: Not Passed
Concerning the inclusion of a residential storage condominium unit in the definition of a residential improvement for purposes of the property tax.
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HB16-1133 – HOA Managers Professional Responsibility And Disclosure: Not Passed
Concerning the regulation of community association managers, and, in connection therewith, strengthening disclosure requirements regarding amounts payable for management services and upon transfer of property, reducing license fees and continuing education requirements for managers of small associations, and authorizing disciplinary action against managers who fail to comply with applicable laws and rules.
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HB16-1201 – Health Professionals Companion Animals: Not Passed
Concerning the requirement that certain medical professionals make a finding regarding the disability of a patient who requests the use of an animal as a reasonable accommodation in housing when that animal does not meet the definition of a service animal.
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HB16-1217 – Implement Homeowners Association Information Office Study Recommendations: Not Passed
Concerning the implementation of certain recommendations set forth in the 2013 study of comparable HOA information and resource centers prepared by the Colorado division of real estate pursuant to House Bill 13-1134.
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HB16-1400 – Protection Against Retaliation By Homeowner Association: Not Passed
Concerning the prohibition of retaliatory action against a homeowner in relation to the homeowners’ association to which the homeowner belongs.
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SB16-082 – Homeowner Association Whistleblower Protection: Not Passed
Concerning the prohibition of retaliatory action against a homeowner by the homeowners’ association to which the homeowner belongs.
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2015 Summary

HB15-1040 – Manager Clean Up: Not Passed
Creates a requirement that Lenders foreclosing on an a deed of trust be liable for assessments commencing on the initial sale date and the date of the actual sale.

HB15-1095 – Common Interest Exempt Small Limited Expense Community: Signed
Allows adoption of spending cap in bylaws for pre-CCIOA communities for the purpose of exemption from CCIOA.

HB15-1113 – HOA Assessment Protection: Not Passed
Creates a requirement that Lenders foreclosing on an a deed of trust be liable for assessments commencing on the initial sale date and the date of the actual sale.

HB15-1259 – Residential Precipitation Collection Rain Barrels: Not Passed
Bill to permit the use of rain barrels to collect precipitation from a residential roof top for non-potable outdoor uses.

HB15-1343 – Manager License Clean-Up: Signed
Concerning the streamline process to simplify the licensure of a persons who manage the affairs of common interest communities under the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act.

SB15-091 – Reduce Statute Of Limitations Construction Defects: Not Passed
Bill reduces the statute of repose from 6 years to 3; Reduces the amount of time to bring defect claim manifesting itself during the 2nd and 3rd years after substantial completion to 1 year.

SB15-177 – Reduce Statute Of Limitations Construction Defects: Not Passed
Bill concerning the prerequisites to the authority of a unit owners association to purse resolution of disputes involving construction defects.

SB15-209 – Exempting Managers of Time Shares from Manager Licensing Requirements: Signed
Exempting managers of Time Share communities from the manager licensing requirements.  In order to be deemed a time share, the community qualifies as a time share community if a majority of the units reserved for residential use are “time share units” as defined by CRS 38-33-101; or CRS 12-61-401.


2014 Summary

HB14-1125 – HOAs Publish Member Info With Permission: Signed
A Bill concerning the circumstances under which a unit owners’ association may disclose contact information for members and residents under the “Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act”.

HB14-1254 – Transfer Fees: Signed
A Bill concerning a requirement to disclose fees charged to a unit owners’ association by a community association manager.

SB14-028 – Expand Electric Vehicle Charging Station Grants: Signed
A bill for an act concerning an expansion of eligibility for the receipt of disbursements from the electric vehicle grant fund for the installation of electric vehicle charging stations – Bill expands the eligibility to Homeowners Associations, apartments and for profit and non-profit businesses.

SB14-140 – The Limited Purpose Community: Postponed Indefinitely
A bill to prohibit the exercise of lien rights in small or limited expense communities.



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