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First NameMichael H. "Mike"
Last NameCoffman
Chamber:House, Senate
First Year Served:01/11/1989
House
Years Served:1989; 1990; 1991; 1992; 1993; 1994
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District #:49 (1989-1992); 40 (1993-1994)
Number of Years:6
Assembly #:57th; 58th; 59th
Counties Represented:Arapahoe
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Senate
Years Served:1995; 1996; 1997; 1998
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District #:27 (1995-1998)
Number of Years:4
Assembly #:60th; 61st
Counties Represented:Arapahoe
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City of Residence:Aurora
Party:Republican
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Other Governmental Positions Held:Called to Active Duty (Saudi Arabia) as Executive Officer: 11/1990;
C Company; 4th Light Armored Infantry Battalion Reserves -- Returned April 26 1991;
State Treasurer, stepped down temporarily to go to Iraq in 2005: 1999-2006;
Secretary of State: 2007-08;
U.S. Representative: 2009-
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Appointed by Vacancy Committee:Yes
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Occupation:Property Management
Gender:Male
Birth Date: 03/19/1955
Place of Birth:Ft. Leonard Wood MO
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Committee Positions:
House Standing:1989 -- Business Affairs & Labor; Health Environment Welfare & Institutions
1990 -- Business Affairs & Labor; Health Environment Welfare & Institutions
1991 -- Health Environment Welfare & Institutions; State Affairs
1992 -- Health Environment Welfare & Institutions; State Affairs
1993 -- Transportation & Energy (Vice-chair); Business Affairs & Labor
1994 -- Transportation & Energy (Vice-chair); Business Affairs & Labor
Senate Standing:1995 -- Health Environment Welfare & Institutions (Vice-chair); Finance; Judiciary
1997 -- Finance (Chair); Health Environment Welfare & Institutions; State Veterans & Military Affairs
1998 -- Finance (Chair); Health Environment Welfare & Institutions; State Veterans & Military Affairs
Joint/Statutory:1994 -- Policemen's & Firemen's Pension Reform Commission (31-30-901, C.R.S.)
1995 -- Joint Review Committee for the Medically Indigent (26-15-107, C.R.S.)
1998 -- Joint Review Committee for the Medically Indigent (26-15-107, C.R.S.)
Interim:1989 -- Accountability of Governmental Authorities (HJR 1030)
1991 -- Joint Health Environment Welfare & Institutions Committee (SJR 91-032); Joint State Affairs Committee (SJR 91-032)
1995 -- Block Grants & Welfare Reform - Executive Committee study resolution; Air Quality Control Dept. of Military Affairs - Executive Committee study resolution; Restructuring Oversight Health & Human Services (24-1.7-104, C.R.S.)
1996 -- K-12 Capital Construction Finance (HJR 96-1025); Statewide Medicaid System (SJR 96-029)
1998 -- Welfare Oversight
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(1989) HB 89-1160 Licensing Insur Agents & Brokers - p.i.; HB 89-1184 Motor Veh Dealer Title Process - enacted; HB 89-1259 Crime of Equity Skimming & HOA Assn Fees - enacted; HB 89-1317 Law Enforce Officers & Labor Disputes - enacted; SB 89-124 Report on Civil Justice System Reforms - enacted

(1989 First Extra) HM 89S-1001 Walter A. Younglund - adopted; SJR 89S-002 Protect Amer Flag from Desecration - adopted

(1990) HB 90-1019 Indep Govtal Authorities - p.i.; HB 90-1055 Limit Civil Case Claims Filed in County & Small Claims Courts - enacted; HB 1154 School Dist Budget Reductions - lost; HB 90-1201Telecomm Crimes - enacted; HB 90-1238 Superfund Amend & Re-authorization Act of 1986 Implementation - enacted; SB 90-200 Labor Dispute Hearings by Director of Div of Labor - enacted

(1991) HB 91-1031 School Dist Budget Reductions - p.i.; HB 91-1035Prohibit Inmates from Smoking in State Correctional Facilities - p.i.; HB 91-1060 Public Health Hazard Concealment Act - p.i.; HB 91-1249 Peace Officers Standards & Training Bd - p.i.; HB 91-1292 Colo Common Interest Ownership Act - enacted; HJR 91-1051 Colo Servicemen & Women Killed in Persian Gulf Conflict - deemed lost; SB 91-096 Child Sex Offender Registration - enacted; SB 91-247 Regul of Polit Contributions - lost

(1991 2nd Extra) HB 91S2-1024 Ratio of Instructional Personnel Costs to Admin Costs in School Dists -  p.i.;  HB 91S2-1025 School Budget Reductions -  p.i.;  HB 91S2-1026 Authorize School Dist Bds to Adopt Teachers' Salary Schedules -  p.i.

(1992) HB 92-1001 Privatization of State Services -  lost;  HB 92-1004 Voting Procedures Prior to Election Day -  enacted;  HB 92-1065 Limit Claims Filed in Small Claims Court -  enacted; HB 92-1192 Peace Officers Standards & Training Bd -  enacted;  HB 92-1222 Colo Emergency Planning Commis - lost; HB 92-1306 Colo Med Assistance Act & Delivery of Services - enacted; HB 92-1316 Limit on Polit Contributions - vetoed; HB 92-1353 Authorize Level I Peace Officers to Make Arrests While Off Duty - enacted; HCR 92-1005 Cong Redistricting & Reapportionment Process - lost; HJR 92-1037 Expansion of Fitzsimons Army Med Center - adopted; SB 92-004 Colo Care Prog Study on Health Ins Coverage for all Colo Residents - enacted; SB 92-137 Reduction of Wood Smoke Emissions - enacted

(1993) HB 93-1035 State Telecomm Network - enacted; HB 93-1159 Polit Contribution Regul - vetoed; HB 93-1193 Lobbying by Public Officials After Leaving Public Office - p.i.; HB 93-1243Replace Police & Fire Members Defined Benefit Plan With Money Purchase Plan - enacted; HB 93-1255 Uniform Election Code of 1992 - enacted; HB 93-1322 Health Care Reform - p.i.; HB 93-1343 Improve Health Care Ins & Coverage for Small Business Employers & Employees - p.i.;  SB 93-152 State-funded Inst Incorporating Nonprofit Corp - enacted; SB 93-231 Owners Liability & Prof Baseball Game Attendees - enacted; SB 93-253 Extend Submission Date Colo Care Prog Final Feasibility Report - lost;

(1993 1st Extra) HB 93S-1005 Juv Training Prog for Juv Offenders - enacted; SB 93S-008 Public Access to Juv Delinq Proceedings & Records - enacted

(1994) HB 94-1100 Weapons Possession by Previous Offenders - p.i.;  HB 94-1133 Criteria for Teachers' Salaries -  p.i.;  HB 94-1158 Restriction of State Inmates' Privileges -  enacted;  HB 94-1210 Improve Financing Health Care Costs Using Third Party Payors -  enacted;  HB 94-1363 Regul of Polit Contributions - lost; HJR 94-1044 Eliminate Soc Sec Disability Ins & SSI Benefits for Criminally Insane & Persons Addicted to Alcohol & Controlled Substances - p.i.; SB 94-005 Children & Parental Rights Proceedings - enacted; SB 94-202 Revise Crime Criminal Extortion - enacted

(1995) SB 95-022 Juv Boot Camp Extend Phase - p.i.; SB 95-026 Hospital Employ of Physicians - p.i.; SB 95-063 Eligibility for State Aid to Needy Disabled - p.i.; SB 95-128 Private School Students - p.i.; SB 95-148 AFDC Reform - p.i.; SB 95-171 Regimented Juv Training Prog - enacted; SB 95-212 Employ Certain Health Care Professionals - enacted; SB 95-219 Salary Modifications County Officers Cat.1 - p.i.; SCR 95-008 End Affirmative Action in Contracting - lost; SJR 95-027 Fed Action to Treat Veterans Gulf Hostilities - adopted; HB 95-1064 Boot Camp Parole Eligibility - enacted; HB 95-1066 Truth in Sentencing - p.i.; HB 95-1069 AFDC Benefit Cap - p.i.; HB 95-1104 Termination of Teacher Employ by School Dist - p.i.; HB 95-1136 Adjust Ratio Valuation for Assessment - enacted; HB 95-1139 Teen Pregnancy Prevention Prog - p.i.; HB 95-1144 Electronic Benefits Transfer Service - enacted; HB 95-1204 Inmate Weight Training/Martial Arts - p.i.; HB 95-1219 Crim Driver's License Prohibition - lost; HB 95-1226 Life Insur Proceeds Exempt from Jud Execution - enacted; HB 95-1227Prohibit Use Alcohol/Drugs while Driving Vehicle - p.i.; HB 95-1265 Exclusion of Certain Duty Pay from Defin of Wages - enacted; HB 95-1270 Eligibility for Aid to Families - p.i.; HB 95-1290Regul of Polit Contributions - p.i.; HB 95-1293 Amounts Claimed in Small Claims Court Actions - enacted; HB 95-1329 Parental Notice - lost; HJR 95-1010 Keep Fitzsimons Army Medical Center Open - adopted; HJR 95-1011 50th Anniv Flag Raising on Iwo Jima - adopted

(1996) SB 96-025 Health Care Coverage Co-ops - enacted; SB 96-080 Make State Correct Facilities Free of Tobacco - lost; SB 96-101Modify Auto  Emissions Prog - p.i.; SB 96-137 Regimented Juv Training Prog - enacted; SB 96-164 Aid to Needy Disabled for Persons Addicted - enacted; SB 96-194 Educ Requirements for Teenage Parents - enacted; SJR 96-011 Equitable Tax Treatment of Expend for Health Care - adopted; HB 96-1002 Rehearing on Sentencing in Class 1 Felony Cases - p.i.; HB 96-1004 Natl Guard Officers - p.i.; HB 96-1022 Two-track Sexual Ed - p.i.; HB 96-1122 Electronic Access to Benefits - enacted; HB 96-1138 Promotion of Organ & Tissue Donation - enacted; HB 96-1142 Employee Membership on State Deferred Comp Comm - enacted; HB 96-1157 Repressed Memory Condition - p.i.; HB 96-1176 Deleg Auth to Consent to Immunization of Minors - enacted; HB 96-1207 Recycling of Solid Waste - lost; HB 96-1251 Educ Alternatives - lost; HB 96-1289 Admin Intensive Supervision Progs - signed; HB 96-1298 Performing Abortions after Viability - p.i.; HB 96-1334 Discovery Proc in Crim Cases - p.i.; HJR 96-1027 Const Property Tax Exemption Property Owned by Charitable Organizations - adopted

(1997) SB 97-026 Adjust Ratio of Valuation for Assessment -  enacted;  SB 97-050 Regimented Juv Training Prog -  enacted;  SB 97-054 Regul Auth Health Care Coverage under HIPPA - enacted; SB 97-120 Welfare Reform - enacted; SB 97-150 State Funds & Eliminating Certain Reports - enacted; SB 97-210 Correlation of Amount of County Bldg Permit Fees - p.i.; SB 97-230 Renovation of Mile High Stadium - enacted; SR 97-006 Colo Union of Taxpayers for 20 yrs Service - lost; SJR 97-025Fed Action Conduct Indep Crim Inves Persian Gulf - adopted; HB 97-1018 Master Plans for School Facilities - p.i.; HB 97-1030 Funding for Charter Schools -p.i.; HB 97-1036Restructure Retail Electric Market - p.i.; HB 97-1041 Accept Legal Juris from US of Fitzsimons - enacted; HB 97-1065 Personal ID Systems for Publicly Funded Assistance - enacted; HB 97-1083 Retain Certain Employ Rights - enacted; HB 97-1087 Local Govt Nonemergency Ambulance Service - p.i.; HB 97-1129 Limit Use of Personal Identifying Info on Student - lost; HB 97-1133 Penalties Unlawful Sexual Behavior against Children - p.i.; HB 97-1159 Unemp Insur Tax Relief for New Business - enacted; HB 97-1166Welfare Reform under Fed Block Grants - vetoed; HB 97-1180 Colo Compensation Insur Authority - enacted; HB 97-1197 Limit on Recovery of Damages - p.i.; HB 97-1201 Funding for Prevention of Statutory Rape - p.i.; HB 97-1236 Reduction of State Income Tax Rate - p.i.; HB 97-1260 Voluntary Tax Contrib Colo Special Olympics - enacted; HJR 97-1010 Revenue Estimate FY 1997-98 - adopted; HJR 97-1025 Colo Union of Taxpayers - lost; HJR 97-1040  Colo Military Appreciation Day - adopted

(1997 1st extra) SB 97S-002 Grant One-time Tax Credit - p.i.; HB 97S-1011 Tax Credit for Indiv with Fed Tax Liability - lost

(1998) SB 98-016 Metro Football Stadium District - enacted; SB 98-040 State Deferred Compensation Plan - enacted; SB 98-072 Requirements Relating to Anatomical Gifts - enacted; SB 98-111 Appt Members of Colo GA - vetoed; SB 98-112 Priority Level of Liens for Deferred Prop Tax - p.i.; SCR 98-005 Senate Confirm Justices of Supreme Ct - p.i.; SR 98-013 Reconsider Renovation of Mile High Stadium - p.i.; SJM 98-001 Prohibit Tax on Severance & Term Pay - adopted; SJR 98-011 Number Bills Member of GA May Introduce - lost; SJR 98-015 Promise Keepers Org - lost; SJR 98-016 Recognition Military Appreciation Day - adopted; SJR 98-021 Elimination of Fed Excise Tax on Gasoline - lost; HB 98-1051 State Veterans Nursing Home - p.i.; HB 98-1063 Eliminate Require Disabled Vet Obtain Disability Prior to May 7, 1975 - enacted; HB 98-1082 Replacement Fee Electronic Benefits Transfer Card - enacted; HB 98-1092 Creation Self-sufficiency and Employment Prog - enacted; HB 98-1137 Authoriz County Transfers of TANF Funds - enacted; HB 98-1168 Limits on Use of Soc Sec Account No. - enacted; HB 98-1171 Granting Waivers Charter Schools -  enacted;  HB 98-1182 Tax Policy Reform -  p.i.;  HB 98-1236 Placement of Offenders After Completion of Regimented Inmate Discipline Prog -  enacted;  HB 98-1266 Exclusion Certain Income from Colo Taxable Inc -  vetoed;  HB 98-1280 Cash Fund Provisions -  p.i.;  HB 98-1382 Testing for Controlled Substances of Participants in Colo Works Prog -  p.i.;  HB 98-1417 Refund Excess State Revenues -  p.i.;  HCR 98-1003 Property Tax Reform - p.i.; HJR 98-1006 Revenue Estimate for FY 1998-99 - adopted

(1998 2nd Extra) HB 98S-1001 Refund State Revenues in Excess of Limitation - laid on table  


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