The Amendment 64 Implementation Task Force issues its report which consists of 58 recommendations.
The process then moves to the Colorado General Assembly where the recommendations are considered by the Joint Select Committee for inclusion in legislation. The JSC consists of five members from each chamber, six democrats and four republicans; four members were previously on the Task Force. Smart is deeply involved in the Joint Select Committee hearings. Due to those efforts, “health, safety and well-being of Colorado children” goes from being ranked last in priority by the Governor’s Amendment 64 Implementation Task Force to being “the North Star” for the General Assembly.