This bill establishes new requirements concerning the reduction of workers’ compensation payments in cases that involve an admission of liability (known as safety rule violations) by an employer and propose to reduce the amount of compensation paid to a claimant. Under the bill, any reduction in compensation must include a statement from the employer listing […]
LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITIES 2016
In 2016, as House District 7’s Representative I was able to pass several pieces of legislation to improve the lives of Coloradans. I passed bills as a part of the Rebuilding Trust between Community and Police package, including the Law Enforcement Background Check Employment Waiver Bill and the Prohibition Against Racial Profiling Bill. I also advocated for parents’ right to a choice in their child’s education by passing legislation to secure equal funding for charter schools. In addition, I passed an important bill updating 80-year-old liquor laws, bringing Colorado statute into the 21st century.
–Angela Williams, State Representative for House District 7
This bill clarifies that if a district charter school converts to an institute charter school, or an institute charter school converts to a district charter school, the converted school’s funding is still calculated using the formula that applied to the school before the conversion.
This bill makes several changes to the laws related to the licensing of liquor-licensed drugstores and retail liquor stores. Beginning January 1, 2017, a liquor-licensed drugstore can obtain additional liquor-licenses under certain conditions. The bill creates a new liquor-licensed drugstore manager’s permit; liquor-licensed drugstores must have at least one permitted manager who controls alcohol beverage […]