COLORADO LEGISLATORS PAST AND PRESENT

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Ruth Small   Stockton

Chamber:House,Senate
Political Party:Republican
Occupation:Homemaker
Leadership Position:
Senate Majority Caucus Leader: 1967 - 68 Senate President Pro Tem: 1979 - 80


House
Years Served House:1961; 1962; 1963; 1964
District #:no district numbers until 1964
Number of Years:4
General Assembly #:43rd; 44th
Counties:Jefferson
Senate
Years Served:1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
District #:14 (1965 - 1966) ; 03 (1967 - 1968) ; 14 (1969 - 1983) ; 21 (1984)
Number of Years:20
General Assembly #:45th; 46th; 47th; 48th; 49th; 50th; 51st; 52nd; 53rd; 54th
Counties:Jefferson
Notes About Member's Term:1st woman to chair the Joint Budget Committee. 1st woman President Pro Tem of Senate.
Gender:Female
Birth year and Place:1916
Ridgefield Park NJ

City of Residence:Lakewood
Date of Death:10/23/1990
Place of Death:Lakewood CO
Memorial:

Committees
House Standing1961 -- House Services; Local Government; State Institutions
1962 -- House Services; Local Government; State Institutions
1963 -- Transportation & Highways; State Institutions; Local Government
1964 -- Transportation & Highways; State Institutions; Local Government


Senate Standing1965 -- State Institutions & Public Buildings (Chair); Finance; Game Fish & Parks; Industrial Affairs; Metropolitan Affairs; Transportation
1966 -- State Institutions & Public Buildings (Chair); Finance; Game Fish & Parks; Industrial Affairs; Metropolitan Affairs; Transportation
1967 -- Institutions (Chair); Business Affairs & Labor; Judiciary; Transportation Water
1968 -- Institutions (Chair); Business Affairs & Labor; Judiciary; Transportation
1969 -- Institutions (Chair); Senate Services (Chair); Appropriations; Business Affairs & Labor; Judiciary; Transportation
1970 -- Institutions (Chair); Senate Services (Chair); Appropriations; Business Affairs & Labor; Judiciary; Transportation
1971 -- Institutions & Social Services (Chair); Senate Services (Chair); Appropriations; Business Affairs & Labor; Transportation
1972 -- Institutions & Social Services (Chair); Senate Services (Chair); Appropriations; Business Affairs & Labor; Transportation
1973 -- Health Environment Welfare & Institutions (Chair); Senate Services (Chair); Business Affairs & Labor; Transportation
1974 --  Health Environment Welfare & Institutions (Chair); Senate Services (Chair); Business Affairs & Labor; Transportation
1975 -- Senate Services; Transportation
1976 -- Senate Services; Transportation
1977 -- Appropriations (Vice-chair); Transportation
1978 -- Appropriations (Vice-chair); Transportation
1979 -- Appropriations (Vice-chair)
1980 -- Appropriations (Vice-chair)
1981 -- Appropriations (Chair)
1982 -- Appropriations (Chair)
1983 -- Appropriations (Chair)
1984 -- Appropriations (Chair)


Joint/Statutory1965 -- Legislative Council (63-4-1, 1963 C.R.S.)
1966 -- Legislative Council (63-4-1, 1963 C.R.S.)
1967 -- Legislative Council (63-4-1, 1963 C.R.S.)
1968 -- Legislative Council (63-4-1, 1963 C.R.S.)
1969 -- Legislative Council (63-4-1, 1963 C.R.S.)
1970 -- Legislative Council (63-4-1, 1963 C.R.S.)
1971 -- Legislative Council (63-4-1, 1963 C.R.S.)
1972 -- Legislative Council (63-4-1, 1963 C.R.S.)
1973 -- Legislative Council (2-3-301, C.R.S.)
1974 -- Legislative Council (2-3-301, C.R.S.)
1975 -- Joint Budget Committee (2-3-201, C.R.S.)
1976 -- Joint Budget Committee (2-3-201, C.R.S.)
1977 -- Joint Budget Committee (2-3-201, C.R.S.)
1978 -- Joint Budget Committee (2-3-201, C.R.S.)
1979 -- Joint Budget Committee (2-3-201, C.R.S.)
1980 -- Joint Budget Committee (2-3-201, C.R.S.)
1981 -- Joint Budget Committee (Chair) (2-3-201, C.R.S.)
1982 -- Joint Budget Committee (Vice-chair) (2-3-201, C.R.S.)
1983 -- Joint Budget Committee (Chair) (2-3-201, C.R.S.); Joint Review Committee for the Medically Indigent (Vice-chair) (26-15-107, C.R.S.)
1984 -- Joint Budget Committee (Vice-chair) (2-3-201, C.R.S.); Joint Review Committee for the Medically Indigent (Vice-chair) (26-15-107, C.R.S.)


Interim1961 -- Reapportionment (HJR 24)
1962 -- Health Insurance Plans for State Employees (SJR 7)
1963 -- State Institutions (HJR 25); Colorado Election Procedures Driver Licensing
1964 -- Driver Licensing - HJR 1050 State Institutions - HJR 1030 Local Election Laws - HJR 25 (1963)
1965 -- State Aid to Schools (HJR 1024);  Property Exempt from Taxation (Vice-chair) (HJR 1024)
1966 -- Highway Safety (SJR 9); State Aid to Schools (SJR 8 (1966), HJR 1024 (1965)); Tax Exempt Property (HJR 1024 (1965))
1967 -- Open Records (SJR 42);  Solid Waste Disposal  (SJR 42);  Criminal Code (SJR 42)
1968 -- Supreme Court Backlog (HJR 1026)
1971 -- Highway Safety (SJR 41); Institutional Facilities & Rehabilitation Practices (Chair) (HJR 1033); Welfare (HJR 1033);  Legislative Reapportionment & Congressional Redistricting (HJR 1033)
1972 -- Institutional Facilities & Rehabilitation Practices (Chair) (HJR 1033 (1971);  Welfare (SJR 11); Criminal Justice (SJR 15)
1973 -- Criminal Justice Health Environment Welfare & Institutions (Chair) Transportation
1974 -- Criminal Justice Health Environment Welfare & Institutions (Chair)
1975 -- Transportation
1976 -- Transportation (HJR 1047)
1977 -- Transportation & Energy
1978 -- Health Environment Welfare & Institutions (SJR 29);  Transportation & Energy (SJR 29)
1979 -- State Rail Plan
1980 -- Judiciary
1981 -- Legislative Program Priorities (HJR 1016)
1982 -- Legislative Program Priorities State-Local Issues (New Federalism)