Legislative action is needed to continue the Office of Consumer Counsel, but Republicans and Democrats have different ideas about its future.
2015 Colorado Legislature
No one is completely happy with the compromise bill, but House lawmakers signaled their approval for it in a voice vote Monday night.
Of those original 10, six of the bills have passed or are close to passing.
If the bill becomes law, Colorado would be among the few states to give express permission for victims to sue schools for negligence.
The House speaker, a Democrat, is pushing an effort to let the state keep money it would otherwise have to send back to taxpayers.
The Republican-controlled state Senate committee defeated the measure Wednesday evening on a party line vote.