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Government Affairs

Senate Bill 17-156: Homeowner’s Association Construction Defect Lawsuit Approval Timelines

Senate Bill 17-156: Homeowner’s Association Construction Defect Lawsuit Approval Timelines   This week the Homeownership Opportunity Alliance initiated SB17-156, Homeowner’s Association Construction Defect Lawsuit Approval Timelines sponsored by Senator Owen Hill (R-Colorado Springs) and Representative Cole Wist (R-Centennial), and Representative Lori Saine (R-Firestone) was assigned by the Speaker of the House to the House State, Veteran’s and Military Affairs Committee after passing out of the...

Capitol Connection – March 10, 2017

Senate Bill 17-156: Homeowner’s Association Construction Defect Lawsuit Approval Timeline. This week the Homeownership Opportunity Alliance initiated SB17-156, Homeowner’s Association Construction Defect Lawsuit Approval Timelines sponsored by Senator Owen Hill (R-Colorado Springs) and Representative Cole Wist (R-Centennial), and Representative Lori Saine (R-Firestone) received bipartisan approval as it passed the Senate.  The bill will next go to the House for their consideration.   Thank you to all...

Capitol Connection

Senate Bill 17-156: Homeowner’s Association Construction Defect Lawsuit Approval Timelines   This week the Homeownership Opportunity Alliance initiated SB17-156, Homeowner’s Association Construction Defect Lawsuit Approval Timelines sponsored by Senator Owen Hill (R-Colorado Springs) and Representative Cole Wist (R-Centennial), and Representative Lori Saine (R-Firestone) passed out of the Senate Business, Labor and Technology Committee on Monday, February 27th. The bill will next go...

Capitol Connection

Don’t miss out on the CALL FOR ACTION: Construction Litigation Reform   Ask your state senator to support SB 156, which fixes problems in current state law that have essentially brought the construction of new owner-occupied, multi-family housing such as condos to a halt. SB 156 would fix problems in the current law by providing a common sense and balanced solution that protects...

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CALL FOR ACTION: Construction Litigation Reform

CALL FOR ACTION: Construction Litigation Reform       Click here to take action.     Ask your state senator to support SB 156, which fixes problems in current state law that have essentially brought the construction of new owner-occupied, multi-family housing such as condos to a halt. SB 156  would fix problems in the current law by providing a common sense and balanced solution that protects...

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House Bill 17-1159: Remedies For Forcible Entry And Detainer   CAR initiated HB 17-1159, Remedies For Forcible Entry And Detainer, sponsored by Senator John Cooke (R-Greeley) and Representative Jon Becker (R- Fort Morgan) was introduced last week and today the LPC took an official support position. This bill proposes real solutions to reduce the problem of squatters unlawfully possessing property. It will...

Another REALTOR® Day at the Capitol is in the Books!

Thank you so much to everyone who attended REALTOR® Day at the Capitol!  We had over 200 attendees from across the state, and had a very successful day speaking with our legislators.  We would like to thank Henry Sobanet, Director of the Office of State Planning and Budget for Governor John Hickenlooper for providing the audience an interesting and insightful...

Update: Commission and Division of Real Estate Sunset

Last week, CAR General Counsel, Scott Peterson testified at the first pre-hearing on the Division of Real Estate Sunset before the Senate Business, Labor and Technology Committee. This pre-hearing was an opportunity for the committee to hear from the Department of Regulatory Agencies Policy Analyst and stakeholders on the DORA Sunset Report. Peterson shared CAR’s comments on the report, explaining...

Commission and Division of Real Estate Sunset Update

On Wednesday January 25th, CAR General Counsel, Scott Peterson testified at the pre-hearing on the Division of Real Estate Sunset before the Senate Business, Labor and Technology Committee. This pre-hearing was an opportunity for the committee to hear from the Department of Regulatory Agencies’ Policy Analyst and stakeholders on the DORA Sunset Report. Peterson shared CAR’s comments on the report,...

Welcome to the second week of the legislative session…

Regulation of Home Inspectors is calendared for January 31st.   CAR initiated Senate Bill 17-038, Concerning Regulation of Home Inspectors by Senator Nancy Todd (D-Aurora) was introduced last week and will now be heard in the Senate State, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee on January 31st.  Today, the Legislative Policy Committee (LPC) officially voted to support the bill and CAR will prepare...