Summary: Bills and regulatory actions related to climate policy and air quality since 2017 are listed below. Many of these were reviewed by the CCLC. The first link under each item is a short summary written by CCLC; the second link is to the full bill, report or executive order.


Governor Polis report on Greenhouse Gas Pollution Reduction Roadmap

Roadmap Summary | Final report

HB21-1189 Regulate Air Toxics

HB21-1189 Summary | Bill

HB21-1266 Environmental Justice Disproportionate Impacted Community

HB21-1266 Summary | Bill

HB21-1269 Public Utilities Commission Study of Community Choice Energy

HB21-1269 Summary | Bill

HB21-1290 Additional Funding For Just Transition

HB21-1290 Summary | Bill

SB21-246 Electric Utility Promote Beneficial Electrification

SB21-246 Summary | Bill

SB21-261 Public Utilities Commission Encourage Renewable Energy Generation

SB21-261 Summary | Bill

SB21-264 Adopt Programs Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Utilities

SB21-264 Summary | Bill

SB21-272 Measures To Modernize The Public Utilities Commission

SB21-272 Summary | Bill


HB20-1143 Environmental Justice And Projects Increase Environmental Fines

HB20-1143 Summary | Bill

HB20-1265 Increase Public Protection Air Toxics Emissions

HB20-1265 Summary | Bill

SB20-030 Consumer Protections For Utility Customers

SB20-030 Summary | Bill

SB20-167 Electric Motor Vehicle Manufacture and Dealer

SB20-167 Summary | Bill

SB20-204: Additional Resources To Protect Air Quality

Summary | Bill

Public Utilities Commission: Xcel Energy 2020 Transportation Electrification Plan

Summary | PUC Benefit-Cost Analysis

Air Quality Control Commission, Regulation 22: GHG Reporting and Emission Reduction Requirements

Reg. 22 Summary | Regulation Number 22


HB19-1003: Community Solar Gardens Modernization Act

HB19-1003 Summary | HB19-1004 Bill

HB19-1231: New Appliance Energy And Water Efficiency Standards

HB19-1231 Summary | HB19-1231 Bill

HB19-1261: Climate Action Plan To Reduce Pollution

HB19-1261 Summary | HB19-1261 Bill

HB19-1314: Just Transition From Coal-based Electrical Energy Economy

HB19-1314 Summary | HB19-1314 Bill

SB19-077: Electric Motor Vehicles Public Utility Services

SB19-077 Summary | SB19-077 Bill

SB19-096 Collect Long-term Climate Change Data

SB19-096 Summary | Bill

AQCC Regulation 20: Colorado Low Emission Automobile Regulation (CLEAR)

AQCC Reg 20 Summary | AQCC Regulation 20


SB18-009 Allow Electric Utility Customers Install Energy Storage Equipment

SB18-009 Summary | Bill

HB18-1400 Increase Fees Stationary Sources Air Pollutants

HB18-1400 Summary | Bill

HB18-1098 Roll Over Year-end Balance Environmental Response Account

HB18-1098 Summary | Bill

HB18-1270 Public Utilities Commission Evaluation of Energy Storage Systems

HB18-1270 Summary | Bill


HB17-1366 Measurable Goals Deadlines Colorado Climate Action Plan

HB17-1366 Summary | Bill

SB17-105 Consumer Right To Know Electric Utility Charges

SB17-105 Summary | Bill

SB17-179 Fee Limits For Solar Energy Device Installations

SB17-179 Summary | Bill

2017 Executive Orders:

Hickenlooper Executive Order Committing to GHG reductions

2008 Executive Order:

Governer Ritter’s Executive Order ‘Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Colorado’

2008 Executive Order on GHG Emissions | Executive Order