Mechanical Insulators LMCT Information for Colorado

Political Activism

Colorado State Information

The Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) is looking to aid in information available to elected officials, Insulators Union Locals and members, contractors and the general public in Colorado.

Some of the information on this page may be outdated with the coronavirus global pandemic. Please contact any member of the Mechanical Insulators LMCT with any questions.

On this page, you will find information related to state specific legislation that deals with mechanical insulation and labor, Political Action Committee (PAC) guidelines and information for the state’s federally elected officials.

Colorado’s state capitol resides in Denver.

In Colorado there are two chambers The Senate and the House of Representatives. There are 35 Senators and 65 House members. Elections are held the first Tuesday after the the first Monday in November in even numbered years. House members are limited to four two year terms and Senators are limited to two 4 year terms. The requirements for both offices are the same. You must be a US citizen, a state resident for one year, a district member for one year and at least 25 years of age. The legislative session begins in January and lasts 120 calendar days.

Both chambers are controlled by the Democrats.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE COLORADO STATE LEGISLATURE OR TO FIND YOUR STATE ELECTED OFFICIALS, FOLLOW THE LINK BELOW.

Bill Information

The following bills are active in the current Legislative Session and pertain to the Mechanical Insulation industry.


CO D 25

2020

Energy Efficiency Improvement Programs

Status: Pending - Filed as Draft

‍Date of Last Action:* 11/11/2019

‍Author: Investor-owned Utility Review Interim Study Committee

‍Topics: Energy Efficiency

‍Summary: (Bill B, Formerly Bill 2) Concerns the stabilization of state funding for energy efficiency improvement programs.

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CO S 190

2020

Boost Renewable Energy Transmission Investment

Status: Pending - Senate Transportation and Energy Committee

‍Date of Last Action:* 3/3/2020

‍Author: Hansen (D)

‍Topics: Climate Change, Climate Change - Emissions Reduction, Electric Grid and Transmission, Renewable Energy

‍Summary: Concerns incentives for the development of an electric grid that fully accommodates increased production from zero-carbon generation resources.

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CO H 1299

2020

Enterprise Zone Investment Tax Credit

Status: Pending - House Finance Committee

‍Date of Last Action:* 2/13/2020

‍Author: Young M (D)

Additional Authors: Foote (D); Crowder (R); Pelton (R)

‍Topics: Financing Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Green Jobs, Renewable Energy

‍Summary: Concerns the enterprise zone investment tax credit for renewable energy investments, extends the tax years that a taxpayer may elect to receive a refund of eighty percent of the amount of such credit and including investments in energy storage systems as qualified renewable energy investments.

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CO HB 21-1049

2021

Prohibit Discrimination Labor Union Participation

Status: Defeated

‍Date of Last Action:* 2/25/2021

‍Author: Tonya Van Beber (R)

Additional Authors: Kim Ransom (R)

‍Topics: Organized Labor; Right to Work

‍Summary: Enact of So-Called "Right to Work."

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Federal Elected Officials

House Representatives & Senators


House of Representatives

1st District:

(Since 1997)

Diana DeGette (D)

2nd District:

(Since 2019)

Joe Neguse (D)

3rd District:

(Since 2021)

Lauren Boebert (R)

4th District:

(Since 2015)

Ken Buck (R)

5th District:

(Since 2007)

Doug Lamborn (R)

6th District:

(Since 2019)

Jason Crow (D)

7th District:

(Since 2007)

Ed Perlmutter (D)

Senators

PAC Guidelines

Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Colorado. Please contact the LMCT with specific fund and contribution limit questions.


Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Colorado

Resident Agent Requirement? No.

Local Bank Requirement? No. 

What type of funds are allowed? Voluntary and Non-Voluntary. 

Registration and reporting requirements for Federal and Out-of-State PACs:

  • Out-of-state PACs are subject to the same requirements as in-state.
  • Any federal PACs that accept contributions or make expenditures of more than $200 to support or oppose the nomination or election of one or more Colorado candidates must register as a Colorado political committee with the appropriate office and file disclosure reports accordingly.
  • A federal PAC can satisfy its registration obligation by filing a copy of its federal statement of organization with the Colorado Secretary of State.
  • If a Federal PAC determines it must register a Colorado political committee,  the Federal PAC must: 
    • Identify contributions received by the Federal PAC used to support or  oppose candidates in Colorado; 
    • Use only contributions received within the source and limitation  requirements established in Colorado law;
    • Itemize contributions of $20 or more (either one time contributions or contributions greater than $20 in aggregate during a reporting period) and list the occupation and employer for any person who has made a
      contribution of $100 or more if the contributor is a natural person; and
    • Itemize expenditures of $20 or more.

Recipient

Fed PAC

Statewide Official: $575 (P) $575 (G)

Legislative Official: $2,425 (P) $2,425 (G)

Local Candidate: $2,425 (P) $2,425 (G)

PAC: n/a

Political Party: $3,650

Small Donor Committee

Statewide Official: $6,125 (P) $6,125 (G)

Legislative Official: $2,425 (P) $2,425 (G)

Local Candidate: $2,425 (P) $2,425 (G)

Political Party: $18,425

Union

Statewide Official: Prohibited

Legislative Official: Prohibited

Local Candidate: Prohibited

Political Party: Prohibited