Tuesday, April 08, 2008

HB08-1001 Achieves Another Major Milestone!

It has been about a week since we last checked in on the progress of HB1001, yesterday the Colorado Bioscience bill that will inject over $26M into our ecosystem over the next five-years PASSED in the Senate!!! How exciting!!! Next stop for the legislation is to go back to the House for a final vote on the wording of the amendments made since its 27 February approval…

Here is a snapshot of HB1001’s journey to date:

01/09 Introduced In House Assigned to Finance + Appropriations
01/30 House Cmte on Finance Refer Amended to Appropriations
02/22 House Cmte on Appropriations Pass Amended
02/26 House Second Reading Passed with Amendments
02/27 House Third Reading Passed
03/03 Introduced In Senate
03/11 Senate Cmte on Biz, Labor and Tech Refer Amended to Finance
03/18 Senate Cmte on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations
03/28 Senate Cmte on Appropriations Pass Unamended
04/03/ Senate Second Reading Laid Over
04/04 Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments
04/07 Senate Third Reading Passed with Amendments

*NOTE* Feel the power of the Colorado BioScience Association (HERE)!
*NOTE* Take a look at the new Boulder Biotech Company Tree (HERE)!
*NOTE* Read the new eBook CLSDF 2007 - What's In A Year? (HERE)!

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