Amendments for HB13-1239

House Journal, April 1
42 HB13-1239 be amended as follows, and as so amended, be referred to
43 the Committee on Appropriations with favorable
44 recommendation:
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46 Amend printed bill, page 3, strike lines 3 through 27 and substitute:
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48 "(4) The general assembly further finds that it is in the best
49 interest of the people of Colorado for the department of human services
50 to coordinate prevention and intervention programs and to oversee the
51 provision of these services to ensure collaboration among communities
52 and programs, with the goal of ensuring the availability of a continuum
53 of services for youth.
54 SECTION 2. In Colorado Revised Statutes, add 26-1-111.3 as
55 follows:
56 26-1-111.3. Activities of the state department under the
1 supervision of the executive director - Colorado state youth
2 development plan - creation - definitions. (1) (a) SUBJECT TO
3 AVAILABLE FUNDING, THE STATE DEPARTMENT, IN COLLABORATION WITH
4 THE TONY GRAMPSAS YOUTH SERVICES BOARD, CREATED IN SECTION
5 26-6.8-103, SHALL CONVENE A GROUP OF INTERESTED PARTIES TO CREATE
6 A COLORADO STATE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PLAN. THE GOALS OF THE PLAN
7 ARE TO IDENTIFY KEY ISSUES AFFECTING YOUTH AND ALIGN STRATEGIC
8 EFFORTS TO ACHIEVE POSITIVE OUTCOMES FOR ALL YOUTH.
9 (b) THE PLAN MUST:
10 (I) IDENTIFY INITIATIVES AND STRATEGIES, ORGANIZATIONS, AND
11 GAPS IN COVERAGE THAT IMPACT YOUTH DEVELOPMENT OUTCOMES;
12 (II) IDENTIFY SERVICES, FUNDING, AND PARTNERSHIPS NECESSARY
13 TO ENSURE THAT YOUTH HAVE THE MEANS AND THE SOCIAL AND
14 EMOTIONAL SKILLS TO SUCCESSFULLY TRANSITION INTO ADULTHOOD;
15 (III) DETERMINE WHAT IS NECESSARY IN TERMS OF COMMUNITY
16 INVOLVEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT TO ENSURE YOUTH SUCCEED;
17 (IV) DEVELOP AN OUTLINE OF YOUTH SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS
18 BASED ON, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DEMOGRAPHICS, CURRENT SERVICES AND
19 CAPACITY, AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT;
20 (V) IDENTIFY SUCCESSFUL YOUTH DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES
21 NATIONALLY AND IN COLORADO THAT COULD BE REPLICATED BY
22 COMMUNITY PARTNERS AND ENTITIES ACROSS THE STATE; AND
23 (VI) CREATE A SHARED VISION FOR HOW A STRONG YOUTH
24 DEVELOPMENT NETWORK WOULD BE SHAPED AND MEASURED.
25 (c) THE PLAN MUST INCLUDE A BASELINE MEASUREMENT OF YOUTH
26 ACTIVITIES, DEVELOPED USING AVAILABLE DATA AND RESOURCES. DATA
27 AND RESOURCES MAY BE COLLECTED FROM, BUT NEED NOT BE LIMITED TO,
28 THE FOLLOWING:
29 (I) AN EXISTING YOUTH RISK BEHAVIOR SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM
30 THAT MONITORS HEALTH-RISK BEHAVIORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THE
31 LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH AND DISABILITY AMONG YOUTH, INCLUDING:
32 (A) BEHAVIORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES
33 AND VIOLENCE;
34 (B) SEXUAL BEHAVIORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO UNINTENDED
35 PREGNANCY AND SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, INCLUDING HIV;
36 (C) ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG USE;
37 (D) TOBACCO USE;
38 (E) UNHEALTHY DIETARY BEHAVIORS; AND
39 (F) INADEQUATE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY;
40 (II) THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION;
41 (III) THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION, TO ASSESS
42 WORKFORCE READINESS AND STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AS YOUTH
43 TRANSITION THROUGH THE SECONDARY AND POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION
44 SYSTEMS;
45 (IV) THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND
46 ENVIRONMENT;
47 (V) THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CARE POLICY AND
48 FINANCING;
49 (VI) THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES;
50 (VII) THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT;
51 (VIII) THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY; AND
52 (IX) THE STATE JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT.
53 (2) THE STATE DEPARTMENT SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY
54 COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE PLAN AND IS NOT
55 REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT THIS SECTION UNTIL ADEQUATE FUNDING IS
56 SECURED.
1 (3) THE STATE DEPARTMENT, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE TONY
2 GRAMPSAS YOUTH SERVICES BOARD, CREATED IN SECTION 26-6.8-103,
3 SHALL COMPLETE THE PLAN ON OR BEFORE SEPTEMBER 30, 2014, AND
4 SHALL UPDATE THE PLAN BIENNALLY THEREAFTER.
5 (4) BEGINNING IN JANUARY 2015, AND EVERY JANUARY
6 THEREAFTER, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL REPORT PROGRESS ON THE
7 DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PLAN AS PART OF ITS "STATE
8 MEASUREMENT FOR ACCOUNTABLE, RESPONSIVE, AND TRANSPARENT
9 (SMART) GOVERNMENT ACT" HEARING REQUIRED BY SECTION 2-7-203,
10 C.R.S.
11 (5) AS USED IN THIS SECTION, UNLESS THE CONTEXT OTHERWISE
12 REQUIRES:
13 (a) "ENTITY" MEANS ANY LOCAL GOVERNMENT, STATE PUBLIC OR
14 NONSECTARIAN SECONDARY SCHOOL, CHARTER SCHOOL, GROUP OF PUBLIC
15 OR NONSECTARIAN SECONDARY SCHOOLS, SCHOOL DISTRICT OR GROUP OF
16 SCHOOL DISTRICTS, BOARD OF COOPERATIVE SERVICES, STATE INSTITUTION
17 OF HIGHER EDUCATION, THE COLORADO NATIONAL GUARD, STATE
18 AGENCY, STATE-OPERATED PROGRAM, PRIVATE NONPROFIT
19 ORGANIZATION, OR NONPROFIT COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATION.
20 (b) "PLAN" MEANS THE COLORADO STATE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
21 PLAN CREATED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
22 (c) "YOUTH" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL AT LEAST NINE YEARS OF AGE
23 AND NO MORE THAN TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE.
24 (d) "YOUTH SERVICE ORGANIZATION" MEANS AN ENTITY THAT IS
25 COMMUNITY-BASED AND:
26 (I) PROMOTES INNOVATIVE AND EVIDENCE-BASED STRATEGIES FOR
27 POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT AND FOR REDUCING THE OCCURRENCE
28 AND REOCCURRENCE OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT;
29 (II) PROMOTES INNOVATIVE PRIMARY PREVENTION AND
30 INTERVENTION SERVICES TO YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES IN AN EFFORT TO
31 DECREASE HIGH-RISK BEHAVIOR, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO YOUTH
32 CRIME AND VIOLENCE; OR
33 (III) PROMOTES INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES TO AT-RISK STUDENTS
34 AND THEIR FAMILIES IN AN EFFORT TO REDUCE THE DROPOUT RATE IN
35 SECONDARY SCHOOLS.
36 SECTION 3. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 26-6.8-102, amend
37 as amended by House Bill 13-1117 (2) (a); and repeal as amended by
38 House Bill 13-1117 (2) (b) as follows:
39 26-6.8-102. Tony Grampsas youth services program - creation
40 - standards - applications. (2) (a) Subject to the designation in
41 paragraph (b) of this subsection (2), The board shall choose those entities
42 that will receive grants through the Tony Grampsas youth services
43 program and the amount of each grant. The state department shall
44 ADMINISTER THE GRANTS AWARDED AND monitor the effectiveness of
45 programs that receive funds GRANTS through the Tony Grampsas youth
46 services program.
47 (b) Each year, no less than twenty percent of the appropriation
48 shall be designated and used exclusively for programs designed for
49 children younger than nine years of age. The state department shall
50 administer the grants awarded to programs described in this paragraph (b)
51 and shall monitor the effectiveness of the programs.
52 SECTION 4. In Colorado Revised Statutes, repeal 25-20.5-101,
53 25-20.5-102, 25-20.5-103, 25-20.5-104, 25-20.5-105, 25-20.5-106,
54 25-20.5-107, 25-20.5-108, and 25-20.5-109.
55 SECTION 5. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 26-1-111, amend (2)
56 (s); and add (2) (t) as follows:
1 26-1-111. Activities of the state department under the
2 supervision of the executive director - cash fund - report - rules -
3 statewide adoption resource registry. (2) The state department, under
4 the supervision of the executive director, shall:
5 (s) Promulgate rules in accordance with section 19-3-211, C.R.S.,
6 for establishing a conflict resolution process for resolving grievances
7 against the county departments concerning responses to reports of child
8 abuse and neglect and the performance of duties pursuant to article 3 of
9 title 19, C.R.S. Such THE rules shall MUST take into account and allow for
10 any subsequent locally developed grievance procedures that apply to a
11 locally restructured human services system to ensure consistency within
12 the system; AND
13 (t) COORDINATE PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION PROGRAMS
14 FOCUSED ON POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE
15 LAW AND RULES. THE COORDINATION MUST INCLUDE THE STATE YOUTH
516 DEVELOPMENT PLAN DEVELOPED PURSUANT TO SECTION 26-6.8-103.
17 THAT IDENTIFIES KEY ISSUES AFFECTING YOUTH TO ALIGN STRATEGIC
18 EFFORTS AND ACHIEVE POSITIVE OUTCOMES FOR YOUTH.
19 SECTION 6. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 26-18-104, amend (1)
20 (b) as follows:
21 26-18-104. Program created. (1) (b) The division shall operate
22 the family resource center program in accordance with the provisions of
23 this article. the requirements for prevention, intervention, and treatment
24 programs specified in article 20.5 of title 25, C.R.S., and the rules for
25 prevention, intervention, and treatment programs adopted by the state
26 board of health pursuant to section 25-20.5-106, C.R.S. In addition, the
27 division may establish any other procedures necessary to implement the
28 program, including establishing the procedure for the submittal of grant
29 applications by community applicants seeking to establish a family
30 resource center or by a family resource center applying for a grant for
31 continued operation of a family resource center.
32 SECTION 7. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 24-44.7-103, repeal
33 (3) (c) as follows:
34 24-44.7-103. Early childhood leadership commission - duties.
35 (3) In fulfilling its duties, the commission shall collaborate, at a
36 minimum, with:
37 (c) The prevention leadership council created in the department
38 of public health and environment through the implementation of section
39 25-20.5-107, C.R.S.;
40 SECTION 8. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 24-32-723, amend
41 (4) (a) as follows:
42 24-32-723. Office of homeless youth services - creation -
43 function - duties - definitions. (4) (a) In providing the services
44 described in this section, the office of homeless youth services is strongly
45 encouraged to work with the executive directors, or their designees, of the
46 departments specified in section 25-20.5-108 (6), C.R.S., as well as the
47 Colorado department of public health and environment, the judicial
48 department, private nonprofit and not-for-profit organizations,
49 appropriate federal departments, and other key stakeholders in the
50 community.
51 SECTION 9. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 26-18-105, repeal (2)
52 as follows:
53 26-18-105. Selection of centers - grants. (2) The local advisory
54 council for a community applicant awarded a grant pursuant to subsection
55 (1) of this section shall evaluate the overall effectiveness of the family
56 resource center annually and shall submit an annual report to the division
1 in accordance with section 25-20.5-108, C.R.S.
2 SECTION 10. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 25-20.5-202, add (6)
3 as follows:
4 25-20.5-202. Tony Grampsas youth services board - members
5 - duties - state youth development plan - creation - definitions.
6 (6) (a) SUBJECT TO AVAILABLE FUNDING, THE BOARD SHALL CONVENE A
7 GROUP OF INTERESTED PARTIES TO CREATE A COLORADO STATE YOUTH
8 DEVELOPMENT PLAN. THE GOALS OF THE PLAN ARE TO IDENTIFY KEY
9 ISSUES AFFECTING YOUTH AND ALIGN STRATEGIC EFFORTS TO ACHIEVE
10 POSITIVE OUTCOMES FOR ALL YOUTH.
11 (b) THE PLAN MUST:
12 (I) IDENTIFY INITIATIVES AND STRATEGIES, ORGANIZATIONS, AND
13 GAPS IN COVERAGE THAT IMPACT YOUTH DEVELOPMENT OUTCOMES;
14 (II) IDENTIFY SERVICES, FUNDING, AND PARTNERSHIPS NECESSARY
15 TO ENSURE THAT YOUTH HAVE THE MEANS AND THE SOCIAL AND
16 EMOTIONAL SKILLS TO SUCCESSFULLY TRANSITION INTO ADULTHOOD;
17 (III) DETERMINE WHAT IS NECESSARY IN TERMS OF COMMUNITY
18 INVOLVEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT TO ENSURE YOUTH SUCCEED;
19 (IV) DEVELOP AN OUTLINE OF YOUTH SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS
20 BASED ON, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DEMOGRAPHICS, CURRENT SERVICES AND
21 CAPACITY, AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT;
22 (V) IDENTIFY SUCCESSFUL YOUTH DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES
23 NATIONALLY AND IN COLORADO THAT COULD BE REPLICATED BY
24 COMMUNITY PARTNERS AND ENTITIES ACROSS THE STATE; AND
25 (VI) CREATE A SHARED VISION FOR HOW A STRONG YOUTH
26 DEVELOPMENT NETWORK WOULD BE SHAPED AND MEASURED.
27 (c) THE PLAN MUST INCLUDE A BASELINE MEASUREMENT OF YOUTH
28 ACTIVITIES, DEVELOPED USING AVAILABLE DATA AND RESOURCES. DATA
29 AND RESOURCES MAY BE COLLECTED FROM, BUT NEED NOT BE LIMITED TO,
30 THE FOLLOWING:
31 (I) AN EXISTING YOUTH RISK BEHAVIOR SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM
32 THAT MONITORS HEALTH-RISK BEHAVIORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THE
33 LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH AND DISABILITY AMONG YOUTH, INCLUDING:
34 (A) BEHAVIORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES
35 AND VIOLENCE;
36 (B) SEXUAL BEHAVIORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO UNINTENDED
37 PREGNANCY AND SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, INCLUDING HIV;
38 (C) ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG USE;
39 (D) TOBACCO USE;
40 (E) UNHEALTHY DIETARY BEHAVIORS; AND
41 (F) INADEQUATE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY;
42 (II) THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION;
43 (III) THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION, TO ASSESS
44 WORKFORCE READINESS AND STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AS YOUTH
45 TRANSITION THROUGH THE SECONDARY AND POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION
46 SYSTEMS;
47 (IV) THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND
48 ENVIRONMENT;
49 (V) THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CARE POLICY AND
50 FINANCING;
51 (VI) THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES;
52 (VII) THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT;
53 (VIII) THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY; AND
54 (IX) THE STATE JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT.
55 (d) THE STATE DEPARTMENT SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY
56 COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE PLAN AND IS NOT
1 REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT THIS SECTION UNTIL ADEQUATE FUNDING IS
2 SECURED.
3 (e) THE BOARD SHALL COMPLETE THE PLAN ON OR BEFORE
4 SEPTEMBER 30, 2014, AND SHALL UPDATE THE PLAN BIENNALLY
5 THEREAFTER.
6 (f) BEGINNING IN JANUARY 2015, AND EVERY JANUARY
7 THEREAFTER, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL REPORT PROGRESS ON THE
8 DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PLAN AS PART OF ITS "STATE
9 MEASUREMENT FOR ACCOUNTABLE, RESPONSIVE, AND TRANSPARENT
10 (SMART) GOVERNMENT ACT" HEARING REQUIRED BY SECTION 2-7-203,
11 C.R.S.
12 (g) AS USED IN THIS SECTION, UNLESS THE CONTEXT OTHERWISE
13 REQUIRES:
14 (I) "ENTITY" MEANS ANY LOCAL GOVERNMENT, STATE PUBLIC OR
15 NONSECTARIAN SECONDARY SCHOOL, CHARTER SCHOOL, GROUP OF PUBLIC
16 OR NONSECTARIAN SECONDARY SCHOOLS, SCHOOL DISTRICT OR GROUP OF
17 SCHOOL DISTRICTS, BOARD OF COOPERATIVE SERVICES, STATE INSTITUTION
18 OF HIGHER EDUCATION, THE COLORADO NATIONAL GUARD, STATE
19 AGENCY, STATE-OPERATED PROGRAM, PRIVATE NONPROFIT
20 ORGANIZATION, OR NONPROFIT COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATION.
21 (II) "PLAN" MEANS THE COLORADO STATE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
22 PLAN CREATED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
23 (III) "YOUTH" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL AT LEAST NINE YEARS OF
24 AGE AND NO MORE THAN TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE.
25 (IV) "YOUTH SERVICE ORGANIZATION" MEANS AN ENTITY THAT IS
26 COMMUNITY-BASED AND:
27 (A) PROMOTES INNOVATIVE AND EVIDENCE-BASED STRATEGIES
28 FOR POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT AND FOR REDUCING THE OCCURRENCE
29 AND REOCCURRENCE OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT;
30 (B) PROMOTES INNOVATIVE PRIMARY PREVENTION AND
31 INTERVENTION SERVICES TO YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES IN AN EFFORT TO
32 DECREASE HIGH-RISK BEHAVIOR, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO YOUTH
33 CRIME AND VIOLENCE; OR
34 (C) PROMOTES INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES TO AT-RISK STUDENTS
35 AND THEIR FAMILIES IN AN EFFORT TO REDUCE THE DROPOUT RATE IN
36 SECONDARY SCHOOLS.
37 SECTION 11. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 25-20.5-201, amend
38 (2) (a) and (2) (b) as follows:
39 25-20.5-201. Tony Grampsas youth services program -
40 creation - standards - applications. (2) (a) The Tony Grampsas youth
41 services program shall be administered through the division. Subject to
42 the designation in paragraph (b) of this subsection (2), The Tony
43 Grampsas youth services board created in section 25-20.5-202 shall
44 choose those entities that will receive grants through the Tony Grampsas
45 youth services program and the amount of each grant. In addition, the
46 division shall monitor the effectiveness of programs that receive funds
47 through the Tony Grampsas youth services program.
48 (b) Any grant awarded through the Tony Grampsas youth services
49 program shall be paid from moneys appropriated pursuant to paragraph
50 (c) of this subsection (2) or out of the general fund for such program.
51 Each year, no less than twenty percent of the appropriation shall be
52 designated and used exclusively for programs designed for children
53 younger than nine years of age. The board, in accordance with the
54 timelines adopted pursuant to section 25-20.5-202 (3), shall submit a list
55 of the entities chosen to receive grants to the governor for approval. The
56 governor shall either approve or disapprove the entire list of entities by
1 responding to the board within twenty days. If the governor has not
2 responded to the board within twenty days after receipt of the list, the list
3 shall be deemed approved. No grants shall be awarded through the Tony
4 Grampsas youth services program without the prior approval of the
5 governor.
6 SECTION 12. Effective date. (1) Except as otherwise provided
7 in this section, this act takes effect July 1, 2013.
8 (2) Sections 2 to 9 of this act takes effect only if House Bill
9 13-1117 becomes law and take effect either upon the effective date of this
10 act or House Bill 13-1117, whichever is later.
11 (3) Sections 10 and 11 of this act take effect only if House Bill
12 13-1117 does not become law.
13 SECTION 13. Safety clause. The general assembly hereby finds,
14 determines, and declares that this act is necessary for the immediate
15 preservation of the public peace, health, and safety.".
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