SB 20B-002

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

Housing And Direct COVID Emergency Assistance

Abstract

The bill requires the state treasurer to transfer $44.5 million from the general fund to the housing development grant fund for the purpose of providing emergency housing assistance to individuals and households who have experienced financial need due to the COVID-19 pandemic or second-order effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The money must be used by June 30, 2021. The bill also creates the emergency direct assistance grant program (program) in the division of housing (division) within the department of local affairs (department) to provide grants to individuals who have experienced financial need due to the COVID-19 pandemic or second-order effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and are ineligible for certain other types of assistance. The bill allows the division to promulgate rules and requires the department to submit a report to legislative committees of reference with jurisdiction over local government and to the governor concerning the program. The bill creates the emergency direct assistance grant program fund (fund) and directs the state treasurer to transfer $5 million from the general fund to the fund for the program. The division must use the money by June 30, 2021. The program is repealed, effective June 30, 2022. The bill requires the state treasurer to transfer $500,000 from the general fund to the eviction legal defense fund for the purpose of providing legal representation to indigent tenants to resolve civil legal matters arising on and after March 1, 2020, concerning an eviction or impending eviction related to the public health emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The state court administrator must use the money by June 30, 2021. (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Bill Sponsors (4)

Votes


Actions


Dec 07, 2020

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

Dec 04, 2020

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor

House

Signed by the Speaker of the House

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

Dec 02, 2020

Senate

Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass

House

House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Dec 01, 2020

House

House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor

House

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

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

House

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

  • Referral-Committee
Appropriations

House

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

  • Introduction
Public Health Care & Human Services Appropriations

Senate

Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Nov 30, 2020

Senate

Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor

Senate

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

  • Committee-Passage
Appropriations

Senate

Senate Committee on Finance Refer Amended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Appropriations Finance

Senate

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Finance

  • Introduction
Finance

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
PA4 (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 FN2 (12/01/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN3 (12/17/2020) PDF

Sources

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