Lt. Gov. Lynne signs bills into law

DENVER — Wednesday, June 6, 2018 — At the direction of Gov. John Hickenlooper, Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne signed the following bills into law today. Gov. Hickenlooper is traveling out-of-state. When the governor is absent from the state, the law requires the lieutenant governor to carry out the duties of the governor. The 2018 legislative session saw 432 actions on bills including nine vetoes and two bills that became law without signature.

Hickenlooper Administration signs executive order to accompany veto on medical marijuana as treatment for autism spectrum disorders

DENVER — Wednesday, June 6, 2018 — Today Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne signed Executive Order 2018 B-004 instructing the State Board of Health to evaluate the safety and efficacy of medical marijuana for the treatment of autism spectrum disorders in children. Gov. Hickenlooper directed Lt. Gov. Lynne to sign the executive order as he is traveling out of state.

Gov. Hickenlooper vetoes bills

DENVER — Tuesday, June 5, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced vetoes of House Bill 18-1083 “Concerning a Sales Tax and Use Tax Exemption for Aircraft to be Used by On-demand Air Carriers”, House Bill 18-1263 “Concerning Adding Certain Conditions to the List of Disabling Medical Conditions for Medical Marijuana Use, and, in Connection Therewith, Adding Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)”, HB 18-1011 “Concerning Measures to Allow Greater Investment Flexibility in Marijuana Businesses”, and Senate Bill 18-156 “Concerning the Publication of Fiscal Information by a County.”