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CO: Industry Group Seeks to Kill Workers' Comp Bills

DENVER, CO - The Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry has written state legislators to kill several bills, including two workers' compensation bills, that it believes would be harmful to the state's economy: Senate Bill 12 (increases penalties for violating workers' comp laws...

CO: Lawmakers to Hold Hearing on Bill to Regulate Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

DENVER. CO - Lawmakers will hold a hearing Tuesday regarding House Bil 1284, which would regulate the medical marijuana dispensary industry in the state. Source: dscriber greenzone

CO: Senate Committee Rejects Bill to Restrict Video Surveillance

DENVER, CO - The Colorado Senate Judiciary Committee last night voted down HB 1012, which would have limited the use of surveillance of employees who have filed a workers' compensation claim. Source: Insurance Journal

CO: Senate Rejects Changes to Pinnacol Assurance Board

DENVER, CO - The Denver Post reports that the provision in HB 1009 to add a doctor and an injured worker to the board of Pinnacol Assurance, the state's largest workers' compensation insurer, died on the Senate floor on Monday, leaving only a provision to require the Pinnacol board to post notices...

CO: Two Workers' Comp Bills Sent to Governor

DENVER, CO - Two workers' comp bills have been sent to the Governor for his signature: S.B. 12, which increases penalties for violations of workers' compensation laws S.B. 13, which requires insurers to survey injured workers about their satisfaction with the handling of their claim, and...

CO: Five Workers' Comp Bills Sent to Governor

DENVER, CO - Five workers' compensation bills are awaiting Governor Bill Ritter's signature. They are: -- H.B. 1009 (Pinnacol meeting notices) -- H.B. 1038 (disclosure form about injured workers' rights). -- S.B. 11 (regulation of workers' comp physicians) -- S.B. 12 (penalties...

CO: Governor Signs Two Workers' Comp Bills

DENVER, CO - Governor Bill Ritter signed HB 1009 on May 26, 2010. The bill requires the Pinnacol Assurance Board of Directors to post the date, time and location of board meetings at least seven days in advance. The Governor also signed HB 1038 on May 26, 2010. The bill concerns a brochure to describe...