Legislative Updates

CREA maintains a strong presence at the Capitol representing the interests of our member electric cooperatives year-round. The Second Regular Session of the 73rd General Assembly adjourned on May 11, 2022. The First Regular Session of the 74th General Assembly will convene on January 9, 2023. If you would like more information on the 2022 legislative session or are interested in following along with the interim committees, visit the General Assembly homepage. If you are a member of CREA, log in to the member only section to see what bills CREA is tracking. Below is information about previous legislation that may impact some co-op members.


2022 CREA Legislative Session Summary

The Second Regular Session of the 73rd General Assembly adjourned on May 11, 2022. CREA has had another successful year in representing Colorado’s electric cooperatives at the statehouse. This document highlights legislation that will directly impact Colorado’s electric cooperatives and the communities electric cooperatives serve.


2021 CREA Legislative Session Summary

The end of the first regular session of the 73rd Colorado General Assembly was June 8, 2021. This document highlights legislation that will directly impact Colorado’s electric co-ops. 


2020 CREA Legislative Session Summary

The end of the second regular session of the 72nd Colorado General Assembly was June 15, 2020. This document highlights legislation that will directly impact Colorado’s electric co-ops. 

Members Only

For summaries and analysis of the bills CREA is tracking, please click here.

If you have trouble accessing this page, please contact Tim Coleman at tcoleman@coloradorea.org.

Resource Adequacy in Colorado

An Analysis of Potential Legislation

This document is intended to provide an overview of resource adequacy, including current challenges and existing regulatory schemes addressing resource adequacy. It will also offer the perspectives of CREA and its member cooperatives on this important issue.

Directory

Individual printed copies of the Colorado Rural Electric Association’s 2022 Legislative Directory are available for $1 each, plus tax and shipping. To order, please contact the CREA’s communications department at 303-455-2700, Ext 711.

CREA also has a Legislative Directory App available for Apple and Android devices. Download the App for FREE in App Store or Google Play click the link below: