In a dramatic and seemingly overnight change of course, the Colorado House of Representatives unanimously approved House Bill 1279 on April 24, 2017. Days later, on May 4, 2017, HB 1279 passed unanimously in the Colorado State Senate on the third reading. The bill is anticipated to be signed into law by Gov. Hickenlooper, who has applauded the bill as one of the major successes of the 2017 legislative session.
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