Colorado's Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) Division is conducting rulemaking as we build a system that works for both employers and workers. Below you’ll find information on our upcoming public hearings, all adopted rules, copies of current and previously proposed rules, recordings from previous rulemaking hearings, public comments received as well as the FAMLI Statute.
Notices of FAMLI Rulemaking Public Hearings
Upcoming Public Hearing on October 17, 2023:
This hearing will cover amendments to the following regulations and new regulation:
- 7 CCR 1107-3: Regulations Concerning Benefits and Employer Participation Requirements
- 7 CCR 1107-4: Regulations Concerning Coordination of Benefits and Reimbursement of Advance Payments
- 7 CCR 1107-5: Regulations Concerning Private Plans
- 7 CCR 1107-6: Regulations Concerning Program Integrity
- 7 CCR 1107-7: Regulations Concerning Employee Job Protection, Anti-Retaliation, and Anti-Interference
- 7 CCR 1107-8: Regulations Concerning Investigations
- 7 CCR 1107-9: Regulations Concerning Appeals
The FAMLI Division will host a rulemaking public hearing on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 beginning at 4:30 p.m. and ending once the last person who wishes to speak has been heard.
This hearing will cover multiple sets of rules and will be held virtually over Zoom. Copies of the proposed rules are listed in the table below. Registration is required, and we strongly encourage attendees to RSVP and let us know they plan to testify by filling out this form. Attendees can join the meeting at any time after 4:30 p.m. In order to provide any accessibility accommodations you may need, including ASL interpretation or Spanish translation, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday, October 10,2023.
Anyone may submit comments to the FAMLI Division regarding any proposed or adopted rules at any time. Please submit your comments by filling out our public comment form here. Submitted comments will be considered formal comments and may be displayed publicly. All comments submitted either at the virtual rulemaking hearing or written and submitted to the Division online carry the same weight and will be considered by the Division for inclusion in subsequent rule changes. The comment period for the rules on 7 CCR 1107-3 through 1107-9, will close on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.
If you are unable to attend at that time, the recording will be posted on our website after the hearing.
|Redline From Prior Version||Public Comments||Public Hearing Date||Comment Period Closing Date||Cost-Benefit Analysis||Statement of Basis & Purpose|
|Amendments to Benefits and Employer Participation Requirements Rules, 7 CCR 1107-3||Make a comment here||October 17, 2023, at 4:30 p.m.||October 18, 2023, at 9:00 a.m.|
|Amendments to Coordination of Benefits Rules, 7 CCR 1107-4||Make a comment here||October 17, 2023, at 4:30 p.m.||October 18, 2023, at 9:00 a.m.|
|Amendments to Private Plan Rules, 7 CCR 1107-5||Make a comment here||October 17, 2023, at 4:30 p.m.||October 18, 2023, at 9:00 a.m.|
|Amendments to Program Integrity Rules, 7 CCR 1107-6||Make a comment here||October 17, 2023, at 4:30 p.m.||October 18, 2023, at 9:00 a.m.|
|Amendments to Employee Job Protection, Anti-Retaliation and Anti-Interference Rules, 7 CCR 1107-7||Make a comment here||October 17, 2023, at 4:30 p.m.||October 18, 2023, at 9:00 a.m.|
|Amendments to Investigations Rules, 7 CCR 1107-8||Make a comment here||October 17, 2023, at 4:30 p.m.||October 18, 2023, at 9:00 a.m.|
|Newly Proposed Rules on Appeals, 7 CCR 1107-9||N/A||Make a comment here||October 17, 2023, at 4:30 p.m.||October 18, 2023, at 9:00 a.m.|
FAMLI rules regarding Program Integrity were adopted May 25, 2023.
FAMLI rules regarding Investigations, Determinations, and Appeals were adopted May 25, 2023.
FAMLI rules regarding Job Protection, Anti-retaliation, and Anti-interference were adopted May 25, 2023.
FAMLI rules regarding Coordination of Benefits and Reimbursement of Advanced Payments were first adopted on November 10, 2022. Amendments were adopted on May 25, 2023.
FAMLI rules related to Premiums were first enacted on January 1, 2022. Amendments were adopted on August 11, 2023.
FAMLI rules related to Local Government Participation were adopted January 14, 2022. Amendments were adopted on August 11, 2023.
FAMLI rules related to Benefits and Employer Participation were adopted August 26, 2022.
FAMLI rules regarding Regulations Concerning Private Plans were adopted November 1, 2022.
State Average Weekly Wage Update: Effective July 1, 2023, At 12:01 a.m., the state average weekly wage for the purposes of FAMLI benefits will be $1,421.16.
MAXIMUM BENEFIT: Pursuant to §8-13.3-506(1)(b), the maximum weekly benefit will remain $1,100.
WEEKLY BENEFITS: Pursuant to §8-13.3-506(1)(a), benefits for covered individuals shall be paid as follows:
- Average weekly wage less than or equal to $710.58 shall be replaced at a rate of 90%.
- Average weekly wage above $710.58 shall be replaced at a rate of 50%, up to the maximum benefit.
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