Bruce Eisenhauer, Deputy Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, requested an opinion from this office concerning the impact of House Bill 11-1230 (H.B. 11-1230") on the Division of Supportive Housing and Homeless Programs ("SHHP") within the Colorado Department of Human Services. After the request for opinion was received by this office, John W. Hickenlooper, Governor of the State of Colorado, issued Executive Order D 2011-008 ("Executive Order") on June 24, 2011, concerning the transfer of SHHP to the Department of Local Affairs required by H.B. 11-1230. Accordingly, this opinion addresses the combined impact of H.B. 11-1230, which took effect on July 1, 2011, and the Executive Order on SHHP.