Issues and Advocacy

 

 

 

Advocating for our members and promoting the construction industry to legislators and policymakers is an important priority for Rocky Mountain MCA. We work with elected officials and government agencies at the state and local levels to encourage investment in building infrastructure and the development of sound policies that will lead to job creation and a thriving economy. We will continue to track, analyze and lobby bills with impact to  the mechanical, plumbing and HVACR industry and keep members apprised of the issues and bills affecting their business.

The 2022 legislative session is in full swing.  Below are a some of                 the proposed bills to keep an eye on, as they may have the biggest       impact on our industry. 

Support:

HB22-1026 Alternative Transportation Options Tax Credit 

*HB22-1027 Sales Tax Destination Sourcing Rules Exception

*HB22-1039 Sales & Use Tax Exemption Form Simplification 

HB22-1416 Property Tax Administrative Procedures 

SB22-006 Sales Tax Assistance for Small Business

*SB22-032 Simplify Local Sales & Use Tax Administration 

SB22-035 Colverage Levels for Occupational Accident Insurance

*SB22-115  Clarifying Terms Related to Landowner Liability 

SB22-193 Air Quality Improvements Investments

SB22-238 2023-2024 Property Tax 

Oppose:

HB22-1138 Reduce Employee Single-Occupancy Vehicle Trips 

HB22-1152 Prohibit Employer Adverse Action Marijuana Use  

HB22-1362 Building Greenhouse Gas Emissions

HB22-1363 Accountability to Taxpayers Special Districts 

SB22-136 Special District Governance 

SB22-138 Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Colorado 

SB22-161 Wage Theft Employee Misclassification Enforcement 

* Bill has been signed

Questions or comments regarding the advocacy positions please contact at Monica Colbert-Burton at monica@rmmca.org