State Overview and Resources

The IBC continues to make an impact at the state level that benefits you and our industry. Our enhanced activities in the political process, as well as our unique focus on community banking, has made IBC a formidable lobbying presence at the Capitol. We are proud of the relationships and coalitions we have built over the years. In addition, IBC's relationships with various agencies and regulatory authorities ensures your opinions, comments, and concerns are heard. The IBC, its board of directors, and its lobbying team review each bill and works to either pass, amend, or kill bills based on their impact to Colorado's community banks. Your IBC team is committed to providing you a community bank focused and effective representation at the state level. 

State Legislative Overview
Colorado's General Assembly is comprised of 100 members - 35 Senators and 65 Representatives. Senators serve four-year terms, while Representatives serve 2-year terms. All members are limited to serving for eight consecutive years in their chamber. Each year, the Colorado General Assembly convenes for a 120 day legislative session beginning in January. During a typcial session 600-800 bills, or proposed legislation, is introduced. Several hundred of these bills are enacted into law. 

Resources
Colorado General Assembly
Find a Bill
Colorado Legislator Database
Find Your Legislator
Committees of Reference
How a Bill Become Law (video)
Colorado Revised Statutes (provided by LexisNexis)
2021 Ballot Initatives