2018 Legislation

Tracking bills in the 2018 legislative session that could affect community associations and issues related to landlord/tenant law.

 

Bill NumberStatusTitleDescription
HB-1057Passed - Once signed by the Governor, it will be effective July 1, 2019.Disclosure Of Information For Asset RecoveryConcerning the collection of debts, and, in connection therewith, requiring that certain information about judgment debtors be disclosed to judgment creditors that obtain a court order for such disclosure and allowing collection agents to add certain expenses to amounts due for collection.
HB-1107 (Bill Failed) Postponed Indefinitely (i.e., the bill has been killed in committee)Prewire Residence For Electric Vehicle Charging PortConcerning a requirement that builders of new residences offer buyers the option to accommodate electric vehicle charging systems.
HB-1126 (Bill Failed)House Third Reading Lost (i.e., the bill has been killed on the floor)
Limit Homeowners' Association Regulation Of Dogs By Size Or BreedConcerning the permissible regulation of dogs in common interest communities.
HB-1127 (Bill Failed)
Postponed Indefinitely (i.e., the bill has been killed in committee)Residential Landlord Rental ApplicationConcerning the rental application process for prospective tenants.
HB-1175 (Bill Failed)Postponed Indefinitely (i.e., the bill has been killed in committee)Sunset Community Association ManagersConcerning the continuation under the sunset law of the regulation of community association managers by the director of the division of real estate, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations contained in the 2017 sunset report of the department of regulatory agencies.
HB-1254Signed by the Governor on 4/23. Effective date is August 8, 2018.Public Trustee Deed of Trust Foreclosure SalesConcerning the modification of the foreclosure process on property that is encumbered by a deed of trust.
HB-1261 (Bill Failed)Postponed Indefinitely (i.e., the bill has been killed in committee)Colorado Arbitration Fairness ActConcerning the "Colorado Arbitration Fairness Act."
HB-1342Passed - Once signed by the Governor, it will be effective July 1, 2018.Allow Pre-Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act Homeowners' Association Members to Veto Homeowners' Association BudgetConcerning a requirement that a common interest community created in Colorado before July 1, 1992, comply with a provision of the "Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act" that allows a majority of the unit owners in a common interest community to veto a budget proposed by the executive board of the common interest community.
HB-1397 (Bill Failed)Postponed Indefinitely (i.e., the bill has been killed in committee)Landlord Tenant Warranty of HabitabilityConcerning modifications to the residential warranty of habitability for the purpose of protecting renters.
SB-10 (Signed by Governor)
Signed by the Governor on 3/22. Effective date is August 8, 2018.Residential Lease Copy and Rent ReceiptConcerning the requirement that a residential landlord provide a tenant with specified documents relevant to the landlord-tenant relationship, and, in connection therewith, specifying rent receipts and copies of any written lease agreement as documents that must be provided.
SB-56Passed - Once signed by the Governor, it will be effective January 1, 2019.Civil Jurisdiction Of County Courts And Filing FeesConcerning monetary amounts in civil actions.
SB-62Passed - Once signed by the Governor, it will be effective August 8, 2018.Snow Removal Service Liability LimitationConcerning liability limits in snow and ice removal contracts.
SB-120 (Bill Failed)Postponed Indefinitely (i.e., the bill has been killed in committee)Time Period For Tenant To Cure Unpaid RentConcerning the time allowed for a tenant to cure a lease violation for unpaid rent.