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Bill Detail: SB23-006

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Title Creation Of The Rural Opportunity Office
Status Governor Signed (05/20/2023)
Bill Subjects
  • State Government
House Sponsors B. McLachlan (D)
M. Catlin (R)
Senate Sponsors D. Roberts (D)
J. Rich (R)
House Committee Agriculture, Water and Natural Resources
Senate Committee Business, Labor and Technology
Date Introduced 01/09/2023

In 2019, the rural opportunity office (office) began its work in the
office of economic development. The bill codifies the office. The director
of the office is designated by and reports to the director of the office of
economic development.
The office is required to serve as Colorado's central coordinator of
rural economic development matters, work with coal transitioning
communities to explore unique business and economic development
opportunities, make recommendations that inform the governor's policy
on rural economic development matters, and measure the success of
program outreach and determine whether Colorado's rural communities
receive more statewide funding as a result of the efforts of the office.

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