2019 Colorado Legislative Session
(updated as new bills are introduced)
HB19-1092 Concerning a prohibition on future ownership of an animal for persons convicted of animal cruelty. Would prohibit anyone convicted of an animal cruelty misdemeanor from owning or possessing an animal for 5 years, or 10 years in cases of aggravated cruelty. It would also give a judge the option of ordering mandatory participation in a mental health treatment program as part of sentencing. Support
HB19-1116 Concerning hunter education course requirements in public schools. Oppose
2018 Colorado Legislative Session
SB18-239 Concerning a licensed chiropractor's ability to perform animal chiropractic on an animal patient. Support
SB18-227 Concerning the continuation of the "Pet Animal Care and Facilities Act". Oppose because it would eliminate the periodic sunset review process but will support the version being introduced in 2019.
HB18-1041 Concerning adding certified police working horses to the crime of cruelty to a service animal or a certified police working dog. Support
HB18-1085 Concerning research on the health effects of industrial wind energy turbines. Support (because study would include effect on animals)
SB18-060 Concerning protective orders in criminal cases. Support
HB18-1043 Concerning a requirement that a retailer indicate the country of origin of beef sold to the public. Support (because it would allow consumers who eat meat to know what country their meat is coming from)
SB18-137 Concerning the creation of a grand slam wildlife raffle for hunting big game species in Colorado. Oppose
HB18-1216 Concerning a special permit for youth to hunt light geese as members of a youth shooting sports organization. Oppose
2017 Colorado Legislative Session
HB17-1179 Concerning immunity for a person who renders emergency assistance from a locked vehicle.
HB17-1228 - Pet Animal Care Technology Platform Regulation, Concerning licensing exemptions related to pet animal facilities, including those utilizing technology in their business models.
HJR-17-1029 Concerning the designation of Interstate Highway 76 as the "Colorado Pollinator Highway."
2016 Colorado Legislative Session
HB16-1120 Concerning the requirement that domestic pets be vaccinated against rabies
Result: Senate Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy Lay Over Unamended- Amendment(s) Failed
HB16-1010 Concerning the authorization process for the release of destructive rodent pests into a county
Result: House committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
HB16-1220 Concerning changing the legal starting date for the black bear hunting season
Result: House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
HB16-1341 Concerning protecting animal species threatened with extinction by prohibiting trafficking
Result: Passed the house. Senate State, Veterans, & Military Affairs committee Postpone Indefinitely
SB16-151 Concerning the right of Coloradans to hunt wildlife, and, in connection therewith, establishing hunting as the primary means of managing wildlife
Result: Passed the senate. House State, Veterans, & Military Affairs committee Postpone Idefinitely