Legislative Issues

529 ACCOUNTS 

529 Fact Sheet
529-Expansion-Memo.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [614.3 KB]
CO H 1209 Sponsor: Alec Garnett (D-002)
  Sponsor: Pettersen (D)
  Title: Income Tax Deduction
  Introduced: 02/05/2018
  Disposition: Pending
  Location: Postponed Indefinitely
  Summary: Concerns amendments to the state income tax deduction for contributions to a qualified 529 account to ensure that the state income tax deduction is not aligned with the changes in the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 that allow tax-free distributions for elementary and secondary school expenses.
  STATUS:

 

  4/19/2018 From SENATE Committee on FINANCE: Postponed indefinitely.

 

03/26/2018 From HOUSE Committee on EDUCATION: Reported favorably.
  02/05/2018 In HOUSE, to second reading
  Position:  Strongly Oppose
CO H 1217 Sponsor: Kevin Van Winkle (R-043)
  Sponsor: Gardner B (R), Garnett (D)
  Title: Working Families College Savings Act
  Introduced: 02/05/2018
  Disposition: To Governor
  Location: Governor
  Summary: Concerns a temporary income tax credit for employers that make contributions to 529 qualified state tuition program accounts owned by their employees; enacts the Working Families College Savings Act.
  STATUS:  
  05/04/2018
In SENATE. Read third time. Passed SENATE.
  03/14/18 From HOUSE Committee on FINANCE: Reported favorably with amendment.
  03/14/2018 To HOUSE Committee on APPROPRIATIONS.
  Position:  SUPPORT
CO H 1221 Sponsor: Timothy Leonard (R-025)
  Sponsor: Neville (R)
  Title: Income Tax Deduction
  Introduced: 02/05/2018
  Disposition: Pending
  Location: Postponed Indefinitely
  Summary: Concerns the alignment of the state income tax decution for contributions to a qualified 529 account with the changes in the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 that allow tax-free distributions for kindergarten through twelfth grade school expenses.
  STATUS:  
  02/05/18 INTRODUCED
  03/26/18 From HOUSE Committee on EDUCATION: Postponed indefinitely.
  Position:  SUPPORT

EARLY EDUCATION — Child Care

CO H 1004

Sponsor:

Coleman (D)

Title:

Continue Child Care Contribution Tax Credit

Introduced:

01/10/2018

Disposition:

Eligible to Governor

Location:

Governor

Summary:

Concerns the continuation of the income tax credit for a qualifying contribution to promote child care in the state.

STATUS:

   

01/29/2018

From HOUSE Committee on FINANCE: Reported favorably with amendment.

05/04/2018

In SENATE. Read third time. Passed SENATE.

Commentary:

A donor to child care programs may receive a 50% tax credit.

Position:

WATCH

HEALTH and SAFETY

CO H 1037

Sponsor:

Neville (R)

Title:

Concealed Handguns On School Grounds

Introduced:

01/10/2018

Disposition:

Pending

Location:

Postponed Indefinitely

Summary:

Concerns allowing concealed handgun permit holders to carry concealed handguns on school grounds.

STATUS:

 

01/10/2018

INTRODUCED.

02/21/2018

From HOUSE Committee on STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS: Postponed indefinitely.

Commentary:

Removes prohibition on carrying concealed weapon on public school grounds or university property if holder of lawful permit

Position:

WATCH

 

EMPLOYMENT—Employer Liability

CO S 44

Sponsor:

Crowder (R)

Title:

Veterans Employment Preference By Private Employer

Introduced:

01/10/2018

Disposition:

Pending

Location:

Concurence

Summary:

Concerns the ability of private employers to give preference to veterans when making certain employment decisions.

STATUS:

 

 

 

05/09/2018

HOUSE insists on its amendments.

Position:

Support

 

 

K12 SCHOOLS GENERAL—Property Taxes

CO S 70

Sponsor:

Neville (R)

Title:

Church Property Tax Exemption

Introduced:

01/12/2018

Disposition:

Pending

Location:

Postponed Indefinitely

Summary:

Concerns the elimination of ownership as a requirement
to qualify for the property tax exemption for property that
is used solely and exclusively for religious purposes:
enacts the Church Property Tax Fairness Act.

STATUS:

 

04/04/2018

From HOUSE Committee on STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS: Postponed indefinitely.

03/13/2018

To HOUSE Committee on STATE, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS.

Position:

WATCH

 

 

 

SCHOOL CHOICE

CO S 83

Sponsor:

Lundberg (R)

Title:

Education Income Tax Credits For Nonpublic
School

Introduced:

01/12/2018

Disposition:

Pending

Location:

Postponed Indefinitely

Summary:

Concerns the creation of income tax credits for
nonpublic education.

STATUS:

 

05/07/2018

From HOUSE Committee on EDUCATION: Postponed indefinitely.

02/06/2018

To SENATE Committee on APPROPRIATIONS.

Commentary:

Bill authorizes tax credit for taxpayer who either
enrolls public school or homeschool student in
private school OR provides a scholarship for a child
attending private school. Private school provides
certification.

Commentary001:

Tax credit "EQUALS EITHER THE AMOUNT OF
TUITION PAID FOR THE QUALIFIED CHILD OR
THE AMOUNT OF THE SCHOLARSHIP
PROVIDED TO A QUALIFIED CHILD, AS
APPLICABLE, OR FIFTY PERCENT OF THE
PREVIOUS FISCAL YEAR'S STATE AVERAGE
PER PUPIL REVENUES, WHICHEVER IS LESS."

Position:

Strongly Support

 

 
Colorado Association of Private Schools
731 Chapel Hills Dr
Colorado Springs, 80920
Phone: 719-867-0201 719-867-0201
Fax: 719-531-0631
E-mail Address:
Print Print | Sitemap
© Colorado Association of Private Schools