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Three Republican-Sponsored Bills Signed Into Law

Three Republican-Sponsored Bills Signed Into Law
(Colorado State Capitol, April 25th, 2023) – Today, Representative Ron Weinberg (R-Loveland), Representative Marc Catlin (R-Montrose), and Representative Rod Bockenfeld (R-Watkins) had their bills signed into law by Governor Jared Polis. These bills help Colorado’s Agriculture community and government transparency in the Colorado Department of Transportation.Rep. Weinberg’s bill HB23-1011, CONSUMER RIGHT TO REPAIR AG EQUIPMENT,”incorporates agricultural equipment into the existing consumer right-to-repair statutes.Rep. Catlin’s bill HB23-1094, EXTEND AGRICULTURAL WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM,” modifies the agricultural workforce development program to allow internships to last up to a year and extends the program repeal date by seven years.Rep. Bockenfeld’s bill SB23-268, TEN-YEAR TRANSPORTATION PLAN INFORMATION,” The bill instructs the Colorado Department of Transportation to provide certain information in its ten-year transportation plans and to designate a staff member as a contact to answer questions on transportation projects for state and local elected officials.The Colorado House Republican sponsors worked tirelessly to ensure these bills were drafted and passed into law.  We look forward to seeing the positive effects of this legislation on our state and are committed to continuing our work to improve the lives of the people of Colorado.

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