HB 20B-1003

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2020 First Extraordinary Session
  • Introduced in House Dec 01, 2020
  • Passed House Dec 01, 2020
  • Passed Senate Dec 02, 2020
  • Signed by Governor Dec 07, 2020

Food Pantry Assistance Grant Program


The bill expands and extends the provisions of the food pantry assistance grant program (grant program) that is currently in law. Current law states that all grants from the grant program must be made on or before December 30, 2020, and allows for grants to food banks and food pantries, including faith-based organizations (eligible entities) . The bill extends this date to February 28, 2021. and also allows food delivery organizations to apply for a grant . The bill states that it is the intent of the general assembly that food purchased through an award from the grant program be purchased and distributed all money awarded by the grant program is expended on or before June 30, 2021. Currently, grant awards through the grant program range from $2,500 to $35,000. The bill no longer caps the grant awards at $35,000. The amount a grant recipient may use for direct and indirect costs expenses is increased from 10% to 50% 20%. Allowable expenses are expanded to include food delivery. In awarding grants to eligible entities, the department of human services shall in no case determine the amount of a grant award on the risk level of the county in which the eligible entity is located, based upon the risk level dial framework established by the department of public health and environment. The repeal date is extended one year, to June 30, 2023. The bill makes an appropriation. (Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.) (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Bill Sponsors (4)



Dec 07, 2020

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

Dec 04, 2020


Signed by the President of the Senate

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor

Dec 03, 2020


Signed by the Speaker of the House

Dec 02, 2020


House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass


Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Dec 01, 2020


Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee


Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage


Senate Committee on Finance Refer Amended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Appropriations Finance


Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Finance

  • Introduction


House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Nov 30, 2020


House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor


House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
  • Referral-Committee
House Committee of the Whole Appropriations


House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Amended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee


Introduced In House - Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services

  • Introduction
Public Health Care & Human Services

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Signed Act (12/07/2020) PDF
Final Act (12/04/2020) PDF
Rerevised (12/02/2020) PDF
Revised (12/01/2020) PDF
Reengrossed (12/01/2020) PDF
Engrossed (11/30/2020) PDF
Introduced (11/30/2020) PDF
PA3 (12/01/2020) PDF
PA1 (11/30/2020) PDF
PA2 (11/30/2020) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note SA1 (11/30/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note SA2 (12/01/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN1 (11/30/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN3 (12/01/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (12/01/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN4 (12/10/2020) PDF


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