2021 Legislative Priorities

Apr 22, 2021

The Raise Colorado Steering Committee has taken formal positions on a range of proposed legislation that impacts pregnant people, infants, toddlers and their families. You can track each bills’ status on demand thanks to this amazing Raise Colorado bill tracker on Colorado Capitol Watch created by our Policy and Advocacy Workgroup Co-Chair Jordan Smith of Illuminate Colorado.

Follow the links below to learn more about each bill.


  • SB21-009: Reproductive Health Program
  • SB21-027: Emergency Supplies for Babies and Families
  • SB21-101: Sunset Direct-entry Midwives
  • SB21-116: Prohibit Native American Mascots
  • SB21-193: Protection of Pregnant People in Perinatal Period
  • SB21-194: Maternal Health Providers
  • SB21-199: Remove Barriers to Certain Public Opportunities
  • HB21-1222: Regulation of Family Child Care Homes



  • SB21-025: Family Planning Services for Eligible Individuals
  • SB21-087: Agricultural Workers’ Rights
  • SB21-142: Health Care Access in Cases of Rape or Incest
  • SB21-173: Rights in Residential Lease Agreements
  • SB21-176: Protecting Opportunities and Workers’ Rights (POWR) Act
  • HB21-1021: Peer Support Professionals Behavioral Health
  • HB21-1117: Local Government Authority Promote Affordable Housing Units
  • HB21:1198: Health Care Billing Requirements for Indigent Patients
  • HB21-1232: Standardized Health Benefit Plan Colorado Option
  • Not yet intro’d: Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC)