Human Services Network of Colorado

2022 Legislative Session Bill List

Below is a list of proposed bills supported (and sometimes opposed) by the All Families Deserve a Chance Coalition.  We will be updating this list as each bill moves through the various legislative committees that will need to address it before coming to a vote of the legislature. PLEASE NOTE: In the Title & Description column, many of the Titles have a link to an information sheet or draft of the bill. Those links are underlined and highlighted in green.

Bill # 

Type Sponsors Title & Description Position  Status 
State Budget (Long Bill)Housing and Renter Protections Eviction Legal Defense: Request for greater funding for existing program to help ensure tenants have representation in eviction court.  SupportIncluded in the budget through an amendment in the Senate
HB22 1083 Housing and Renter Protections Rep. Tipper, Rep. Rich, Sen. Winter Colorado Homeless Contribution Income Tax Credit: Modifies existing tax credit to establish statewide eligibility and support full continuum of effective homeless interventions and services. Support Passed 1st Comm amended, referred to Approps
SB22 019Housing and Renter Protections Sen. Winter, Rep. WoodrowTechnical Clarification of Eviction Court Record Access: Ensures that legal services providers can appropriately counsel prospective clients without undermining the goals of HB20-1009. SupportBecame law—Governor signed on 3/15/22!
HB22 1287Housing and Renter Protections Rep. Boesenecker, Rep. Hooton, Sen. WinterMobile Home Park Act: Build on and strengthen protections for mobile home park residentsSupport Passed 1st comm. amended, referred to Appropriations 
Family Economic SecurityRep. Duran, Rep. Jodeh, Sen. Moreno, Sen. StoryTANF BCA Increase and Reform:  Increase cash assistance and make improvements to how TANF serves families. Support Introduced
SB22 086Family Economic SecuritySen. Winter, Sen. Gonzales, Rep.  Gray, Rep. Gonzales-GutierrezHomestead Exemption and Consumer Debt Protection:  Update laws protecting assets & income from seizure by debtors & creditors to address current economic realities and family needs.  SupportBecame law: Governor signed on 4/7/2022
SB22 087Family Economic SecuritySen. Pettersen, Sen. Fields, Rep. Gonzales-Gutierrez, Rep. Michaelson JenetHealthy Meals for All Public School Students
Creates pathway for schools to provide free meals to all students and provides incentives to increase parent involvement and purchasing from Colorado producers.
SupportPassed first committee as amended, on to Appropriations committee
HB22 1010Family Economic Security Rep. Sirota, Rep. Van Beber, Sen. Buckner, Sen. Kirkmeyer Early Childhood Educator Tax Credit:  Improves compensation of the early childhood workforce, and increases access to child care providers for those facing the greatest barriers. SupportPassed two committees as amended, on to Appropriations committee
HB22 1133Family Economic SecurityRep. Gray, Sen. WinterFamily and Medical Leave Insurance:  Allows Colorado to prepay $57 million of premiums in the current fiscal year. Prepaying them will save  Colorado money in future years, helping to alleviate forthcoming deficits.SupportPassed House w/ amendments; on to Senate
HB22 1009 Workforce DevelopmentRep. Gray, Rep. Sullivan, Sen. ZenzingerContinue Workforce Diploma Pilot Program: Make pilot program permanent AFDC Coalition voted to take an “amend” position in the interest of ensuring that a wider range of providers are able to participate in this program.AmendPassed first committee as amended
HB22 1010 Workforce DevelopmentRep. Sirota & Rep. Van Beber, Sen. Buckner & Sen. KirkmeyerEarly Childhood Educator Tax Credit: Improves compensation of the early childhood workforce, and increases access to child care providers for those facing the greatest barriers.SupportPassed House as amended; on to Senate
HB22-1230 Workforce DevelopmentRep. ExumRenewing the Emergency Employment and Job Retention Support Services Program: Sustain and potentially increase availability of support services for employment goals Support Passed 1st committee amended, referred to Appropriations committee

HB22 1050

Health Care AccessRep. Ricks, Sen. BucknerInternational Medical Graduate Health-Care Workforce Creating pathways for New Americans with medical training to join the health care workforce and address pressing shortages. Draft BillSupportPassed 1st Comm amended, referred to Approps
HB22 1289Health Care AccessRep. Gonzales-Gutierrez, Rep. McCluskie, Sen. MorenoHealth Benefits For Colorado Children and Pregnant Persons  Perinatal Health Equity Act would Increase access to health care for low-income, undocumented Coloradans. SupportPassed 1st committee amended, referred to Appropriations committee 
HB22 1279Health Care AccessRep. Froelich, Sen. GonzalesReproductive Health Equity ActCodify right to abortion access to ensure all Coloradans have full autonomy over when and if they have children. Support Became law—Governor signed on 4/4/22

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