Amendments for HB21-1007

House Journal, March 12
5 HB21-1007 be amended as follows, and as so amended, be referred to
6 the Committee on Appropriations with favorable
7 recommendation:
8
9 Amend printed bill, page 4, after line 6 insert:
10
11 "(11) QUALIFIED INTERMEDIARY" MEANS AN ENTITY THAT
12 DEMONSTRATES EXPERTISE IN CONNECTING EMPLOYERS OR
13 APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS TO REGISTERED APPRENTICESHIP
14 PROGRAMS OR IN CONVENING STAKEHOLDERS TO DEVELOP REGISTERED
15 APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS AND SERVES EMPLOYERS AND
16 APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS BY:
17 (a) CONNECTING EMPLOYERS TO PROGRAMS UNDER THE NATIONAL
18 APPRENTICESHIP SYSTEM;
19 (b) ASSISTING IN THE DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF
20 APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS, INCLUDING CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND
21 DELIVERY FOR RELATED INSTRUCTION;
22 (c) SUPPORTING ENTITIES, SPONSORS, OR APPRENTICESHIP
23 PROGRAM ADMINISTRATORS IN MEETING AND REPORTING THE
24 REQUIREMENTS OF THIS ARTICLE 15.7;
25 (d) PROVIDING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES, SUCH AS
26 TRAINING TO MENTORS;
27 (e) SUPPORTING THE RECRUITMENT, RETENTION, AND
28 APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM COMPLETION OF POTENTIAL APPRENTICESHIP
29 PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS, INCLUDING NONTRADITIONAL PARTICIPANTS AND
30 APPRENTICESHIP POPULATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS WITH BARRIERS TO
31 EMPLOYMENT;
32 (f) DEVELOPING AND PROVIDING PERSONALIZED APPRENTICESHIP
33 PROGRAM PARTICIPANT SUPPORTS, INCLUDING PARTNERING WITH
34 ORGANIZATIONS TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO OR REFERRALS FOR SUPPORTIVE
35 SERVICES AND FINANCIAL ADVISING;
36 (g) PROVIDING SERVICES, RESOURCES, AND SUPPORTS FOR THE
37 DEVELOPMENT, DELIVERY, EXPANSION, OR IMPROVEMENT OF
38 APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS UNDER THE NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP
39 SYSTEM; OR
40 (h) SERVING AS AN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM SPONSOR.".
41
42 Renumber succeeding subsections accordingly.
43
44 Page 5, after line 19 insert:
45
46 "(b) ACCELERATE NEW APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM GROWTH ON A
47 GEOGRAPHICALLY DIVERSE BASIS, ESPECIALLY IN HIGH-DEMAND
48 OCCUPATIONS, WHILE ENSURING QUALITY STANDARDS;
49 (c) ENCOURAGE THE DEVELOPMENT OF AND ASSIST IN THE
50 ESTABLISHMENT OF APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS AND PROMOTE
51 ENROLLMENT IN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS BY PROVIDING TECHNICAL
52 AND COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE TO SPONSORS, APPRENTICES, AND
53 APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS AND ENSURING PROGRAM COMPLIANCE WITH
54 APPRENTICESHIP STANDARDS;".
55
56 Reletter succeeding paragraphs accordingly.
1 Page 5, after line 21 insert:
2
3 "(e) ISSUE CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRATION TO EXISTING
4 APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS;".
5
6 Reletter succeeding paragraphs accordingly.
7
8 Page 6, strike lines 21 through 26.
9
10 Reletter succeeding paragraphs accordingly.
11
12 Page 7, after line 11 insert:
13
14 "(3) THE SAA MUST FOLLOW ALL GUIDANCE DOCUMENTS ISSUED
15 BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR'S OFFICE OF
16 APPRENTICESHIP.".
17
18 Renumber succeeding subsection accordingly.
19
20 Page 7, line 20, strike "EIGHTEEN" and substitute "SIXTEEN".
21
22 Page 7, line 22, strike "TWELVE" and substitute "TEN" and after
23 "MEMBERS" add "FAMILIAR WITH APPRENTICEABLE OCCUPATIONS".
24
25 Page 7, line 24, strike "FIVE" and substitute "FOUR".
26
27 Page 7, line 25, strike "ORGANIZATION;" and substitute "ORGANIZATION,
28 ONE OF WHOM REPRESENTS AN EMPLOYER INVOLVED WITH AN
29 APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM TARGETING POPULATIONS WITH BARRIERS TO
30 EMPLOYMENT, AND ONE OF WHOM REPRESENTS A STATEWIDE
31 ORGANIZATION OF GENERAL AND SPECIALTY COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION
32 CONTRACTORS THAT IS KNOWLEDGEABLE ABOUT REGISTERED
33 APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS;".
34
35 Page 7, line 26, strike "FIVE" and substitute "FOUR".
36
37 Page 8, line 18, strike "SIX" and substitute "FOUR".
38
39 Page 9, line 3, strike "THE CHAIR MAY BE".
40
41 Page 9, strike line 4, and substitute "A CHAIR MAY BE APPOINTED TO
42 SERVE NO MORE THAN TWO FULL TERMS.".
43
44 Page 10, strike lines 23 and 24.
45
46 Page 11, line 3, strike "TWELVE" and substitute "FOURTEEN".
47
48 Page 11, line 5, strike "SIX VOTING MEMBERS" and substitute "EIGHT
49 VOTING MEMBERS WHO REPRESENT, AND ARE REGULARLY EVALUATED TO
50 ENSURE THAT THE REPRESENTATION ALIGNS WITH, HIGH-DEMAND JOBS, AS
51 STATED IN THE ANNUAL COLORADO TALENT REPORT PREPARED PURSUANT
52 TO SECTION 24-46.3-103 (3),".
53
54 Page 11, strike lines 7 through 14 and substitute:
55
56
1 "(A) THREE REPRESENTATIVES OF EMPLOYER ORGANIZATIONS
2 THAT ARE NOT WITHIN THE BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION TRADES; AT
3 LEAST ONE OF WHOM REPRESENTS AN EMPLOYER INVOLVED WITH A
4 PROGRAM EXPLICITLY TARGETING POPULATIONS WITH BARRIERS TO
5 EMPLOYMENT, INCLUDING WOMEN, PEOPLE OF COLOR, EX-OFFENDERS, AND
6 PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES; ONE OF WHOM REPRESENTS YOUTH WITH
7 BARRIERS TO EMPLOYMENT; AND ONE OF WHOM REPRESENTS
8 OUT-OF-SCHOOL YOUTH;
9 (B) THREE REPRESENTATIVES FROM EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATIONS
10 THAT ARE NOT WITHIN THE BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION TRADES;
11 (C) ONE REPRESENTATIVE FROM A QUALIFIED INTERMEDIARY; AND
12 (D) ONE MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC.".
13
14 Page 11, line 21, strike "THREE" and substitute "FIVE".
15
16 Page 12, line 1, strike "THE CHAIR MAY BE".
17
18 Page 12, strike line 2 and substitute "A CHAIR MAY BE APPOINTED TO
19 SERVE NO MORE THAN TWO FULL TERMS.".
20
21 Page 13, line 19, strike "TRADES" and substitute "INDUSTRIES".
22
23 Page 13, after line 21 insert:
24
25 "18-15.7-105. Joint resolution committee of the SAC and IAC-
26 created - members powers - duties. (1) THE CHAIRS OF THE SAC AND
27 THE IAC SHALL ESTABLISH AN AD HOC JOINT RESOLUTION COMMITTEE OF
28 THE SAC AND IAC, REFERRED TO IN THIS SECTION AS THE "AD HOC
29 COMMITTEE". THE AD HOC COMMITTEE CONSISTS OF TWO MEMBERS FROM
30 BOTH THE IAC AND THE SAC APPOINTED BY THE DIRECTOR. THE AD HOC
31 COMMITTEE SHALL RESOLVE CONFLICTS THAT ARISE BETWEEN THE SAC
32 AND THE IAC AND SHALL DEFINE THE JURISDICTION OF THE SAC AND THE
33 IAC.
34 (2) THE AD HOC COMMITTEE OF THE SAC AND THE IAC SHALL:
35 (a) PUBLISH A STATEMENT DEFINING THE SAC'S JURISDICTION OF
36 THE BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION TRADES, AND UPDATE THE STATEMENT
37 PERIODICALLY AS NECESSARY AS DETERMINED BY THE AD HOC
38 COMMITTEE; AND
39 (b) RESOLVE CONFLICTS AND COMPLAINTS THAT ARISE BETWEEN
40 THE SAC AND THE IAC AS DETERMINED BY THE AD HOC COMMITTEE.
41 (3) IF THERE IS A TIE AMONG THE AD HOC COMMITTEE MEMBERS IN
42 DETERMINING A RESOLUTION TO A CONFLICT, THE DIRECTOR SHALL BREAK
43 THE TIE. A DECISION OF THE AD HOC COMMITTEE IS FINAL.
44 (4) THE SAC HAS JURISDICTION OVER APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS
45 FOR OCCUPATIONS IN THE BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION TRADES. FOR
46 PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, OCCUPATIONS ARE IN THE BUILDING AND
47 CONSTRUCTION TRADES IF EITHER:
48 (a) WORKERS IN THE OCCUPATION PERFORM CONSTRUCTION,
49 RECONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, ALTERATION, DEMOLITION, PAINTING,
50 REPAIR, OR MAINTENANCE WORK FOR ROADS, HIGHWAYS, BUILDINGS,
51 STRUCTURES, INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES, OR IMPROVEMENTS OF ANY TYPE; OR
52 (b) APPRENTICES IN THE APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM WILL BE
53 EMPLOYED BY LICENSED CONTRACTORS.".
54
55 Renumber succeeding C.R.S. sections accordingly.
56
1 Page 13, strike lines 22 and 23.
2
102 3 Page 14, line 10, strike "8-15.7-102 (1)(k)." and substitute "8-15.7-
4 (1)(n).".
5
6 Page 14, line 13, strike "8-15.7-106," and substitute "8-15.7-107,".
7
8 Page 16, line 16, strike "AND".
9
10 Page 16, line 17, after "FOR" insert "CURING NONCOMPLIANCE WITH THIS
11 ARTICLE 15.7 AND FOR".
12
13 Page 16, line 18, strike "PROGRAM." and substitute "PROGRAM; AND
14 (d) GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES FOR COMPLAINTS NOT UNDER THE
15 JURISDICTION OF THE UNITED STATES EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
16 COMMISSION, INCLUDING COMPLAINTS CONCERNING APPRENTICES NOT
17 MOVING THROUGH AN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM IN A TIMELY MANNER
18 AND INSUFFICIENT ON-THE-JOB TRAINING OR CLASSROOM TIME.".
19
20 Page 16, after line 18 insert:
21
22 "8-15.7-109. Repeal of article. THIS ARTICLE 15.7 IS REPEALED,
23 EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2029. BEFORE THE REPEAL, THE FUNCTIONS OF
24 THE DIRECTOR ARE SCHEDULED FOR REVIEW IN ACCORDANCE WITH
25 SECTION 24-34-104.".
26
27 Page 17, after line 2 insert:
28
29 "SECTION 3. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 24-34-104, add
30 (30)(a)(VII) as follows:
31 24-34-104. General assembly review of regulatory agencies
32 and functions for repeal, continuation, or reestablishment - legislative
33 declaration - repeal.
34 (30) (a) The following agencies, functions, or both, are scheduled
35 for repeal on September 1, 2029:
36 (VII) THE STATE APPRENTICESHIP AGENCY CREATED IN ARTICLE
37 15.7 OF TITLE 8.".
38
39 Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.
40
41

House Journal, May 7
34 HB21-1007 be amended as follows, and as so amended, be referred to
35 the Committee of the Whole with favorable
36 recommendation:
37
38 Amend printed bill, page 17, before line 3 insert:
39
40 "SECTION 3. Appropriation. (1) For the 2021-22 state fiscal
41 year, $485,249 is appropriated to the department of labor and
42 employment. This appropriation is from the general fund. To implement
43 this act, the department may use this appropriation as follows:
44 (a) $321,579 for use by the state apprenticeship agency for
45 program costs, which amount is based on an assumption that the agency
46 will require an additional 3.1 FTE;
47 (b) $85,072 for the purchase of legal services; and
48 (c) $78,598 for the purchase of information technology services.
49 (2) For the 2021-22 state fiscal year, $85,072 is appropriated to
50 the department of law. This appropriation is from reappropriated funds
51 received from the department of labor and employment under subsection
52 (1)(b) of this section and is based on an assumption that the department
53 of law will require an additional 0.4 FTE. To implement this act, the
54 department of law may use this appropriation to provide legal services for
55 the department of labor and employment.
1 (3) For the 2021-22 state fiscal year, $78,598 is appropriated to
2 the office of the governor for use by the office of information technology.
3 This appropriation is from reappropriated funds received from the
4 department of labor and employment under subsection (1)(c) of this
5 section and is based on an assumption that the office will require an
6 additional 0.1 FTE. To implement this act, the office may use this
7 appropriation to provide information technology services for the
8 department of labor and employment.".
9
10 Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.
11
12 Page 1, line 102, strike "EMPLOYMENT." and substitute "EMPLOYMENT,
13 AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, MAKING AN APPROPRIATION.".
14
15

House Journal, May 11
30 Amendment No. 1, Appropriations Report, dated May 7, 2021, and
31 placed in member's bill file; Report also printed in House Journal, May
32 7, 2021.
33
34 Amendment No. 2, Business Affairs & Labor Report, dated March 11,
35 2021, and placed in member's bill file; Report also printed in House
36 Journal, March 12, 2021.
37
38 Amendment No. 3, by Representative Sullivan.
39
40 Amend printed bill, page 10, after line 17 insert:
41
42 "(g) PROVIDE AN ANNUAL REPORT TO THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
43 WITH APPRENTICESHIP DATA DISAGGREGATED BY AGE OF POPULATION,
44 RACE, GENDER, VETERAN STATUS, DISABILITY, AND INDUSTRY;".
45
46 Reletter succeeding paragraphs accordingly.
47
48 Page 13, after line 16 insert:
49
50 "(g) PROVIDE AN ANNUAL REPORT TO THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
51 WITH APPRENTICESHIP DATA DISAGGREGATED BY AGE OF POPULATION,
52 RACE, GENDER, VETERAN STATUS, DISABILITY, AND INDUSTRY;".
53
54 Reletter succeeding paragraphs accordingly.
55
1 As amended, ordered engrossed and placed on the Calendar for Third
2 Reading and Final Passage.
3

House Journal, May 11
52 Amend printed bill, page 15, strike lines 9 and 10 and substitute
53 "RECEIVING A REQUEST FOR A HEARING, THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SHALL
54 APPOINT AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE TO CONDUCT A HEARING. THE
55 ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE".
1 Page 15, line 20, strike "HEARING OFFICER" and substitute
2 "ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE".
3
4 Page 15, line 25, strike "HEARING OFFICER" and substitute
5 "ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE".
6
7 Page 16, line 5, strike "HEARING OFFICER" and substitute
8 "ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE".
9
10 The amendment was declared lost by the following roll call vote:
11
12 YES 23 NO 40 EXCUSED 2 ABSENT
13 Amabile N Exum N Lynch Y Sirota N
14 Bacon N Froelich N McCluskie N Snyder N
15 Baisley Y Geitner Y McCormick N Soper Y
16 Benavidez N Gonzales-Gutierrez N McKean Y Sullivan N
17 Bernett N Gray N McLachlan N Tipper N
18 Bird N Hanks Y Michaelson Jenet N Titone N
19 Bockenfeld Y Herod E Mullica N Valdez A. N
20 Boesenecker N Holtorf Y Neville Y Valdez D. Y
21 Bradfield Y Hooton N Ortiz N Van Beber Y
22 Caraveo N Jackson N Pelton Y Van Winkle Y
23 Carver Y Jodeh N Pico Y Weissman N
24 Catlin Y Kennedy N Ransom Y Will Y
25 Cutter N Kipp N Rich N Williams Y
26 Daugherty N Larson E Ricks N Woodrow N
27 Duran N Lontine N Roberts N Woog Y
28 Esgar N Luck Y Sandridge Y Young N
29 Speaker N

Senate Journal, May 28
HB21-1007 by Representative(s) Sullivan and Ortiz; also Senator(s) Danielson and Rodriguez--
Concerning a state apprenticeship registration program in the department of labor and
employment, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

Amendment No. 1, Business, Labor & Technology Committee Amendment.
(Printed in Senate Journal, May 25, page(s) 1091 and placed in members' bill files.)

Amendment No. 2(L.034), by Senator Danielson.

Amend reengrossed bill, page 20, after line 23 insert:

"SECTION 4. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 8-14.3-202, amend (2)
as follows:
8-14.3-202. Definitions. As used in this part 2, unless the context
otherwise requires:
(2) "Apprenticeship" means an apprenticeship training program
registered with the United States department of labor, LABOR'S office of
apprenticeship OR A STATE APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM RECOGNIZED BY THE
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT LABOR.
SECTION 5. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 8-83-308, amend (3)(a)
as follows:
8-83-308. Colorado state apprenticeship resource directory -
collection of apprenticeship program information - promotion of public
awareness - definitions. (3) As used in this section, unless the context
otherwise requires:
(a) "Apprenticeship program" means a Colorado-based apprenticeship
training program that is registered with the United States department of labor's
office of apprenticeship OR AN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM AS DEFINED IN
SECTION 8-15.7-101 (4).
SECTION 6. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-54-138, amend (1)(b)
and (1)(c)(II) as follows:
22-54-138. Career development success program - created - funding
- report - definitions - repeal. (1) As used in this section, unless the context
otherwise requires:
(b) "Construction industry apprenticeship program" means an
apprenticeship program registered with the office of apprenticeship in the
United States department of labor OR A STATE APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM
RECOGNIZED BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR that trains
individuals for careers in the construction industry.
(c) "Construction industry pre-apprenticeship program" means a
program or set of strategies that:
(II) Has a documented relationship with at least one apprenticeship
program registered with the office of apprenticeship in the United States
department of labor OR A STATE APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM RECOGNIZED BY THE
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR; and
SECTION 7. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 24-46.3-301, amend (1)
as follows:
24-46.3-301. Definitions. As used in this part 3, unless the context
otherwise requires:
(1) "Apprenticeship program" means a Colorado-based apprenticeship
training program that is registered with the office of apprenticeship in the
United States department of labor OR A STATE APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM
RECOGNIZED BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR.
SECTION 8. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 24-92-208, amend (2)(b)
as follows:
24-92-208. Apprenticeship contribution rate. (2) The amount of the
apprenticeship contribution will be set in accordance with the apprenticeship
contribution of the collective bargaining agreement of the applicable trade in the
geographic locality of the public project. Contractors shall achieve compliance
with this requirement by one of the following options:
(b) Contractors that are not signatory to a collective bargaining
agreement but that are members of a multi-employer trade association that
sponsors an apprenticeship program registered with the United States
department of labor's employment and training administration OR RECOGNIZED
BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR or directly sponsor such a
program for their own employees, shall pay the determined apprenticeship
contribution to that program or to a state apprenticeship council registered with
the United States department of labor; or
SECTION 9. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 24-93-105, amend (3)
introductory portion as follows:
24-93-105. Integrated project delivery contracting process -
prequalification of participating entities - apprentice training. (3) Where
an apprentice training program AS DEFINED IN SECTION 8-15.7-101 (4) OR
certified by the office of apprenticeship located in the employment and training
administration in the United States department of labor exists in the state, or a
comparable program for the training of apprentices is available in the state:
SECTION 10. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 31-25-1305, amend (3)
introductory portion as follows:
31-25-1305. Integrated project delivery contracting process -
prequalification of participating entities - apprentice training. (3) Where
an apprentice training program AS DEFINED IN SECTION 8-15.7-101 (4) OR
certified by the office of apprenticeship located in the employment and training
administration in the United States department of labor exists in a county in
which all or any portion of the municipality is located, or a comparable program
for the training of apprentices is available in such county:
SECTION 11. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 32-1-1805, amend (3)
introductory portion as follows:
32-1-1805. Integrated project delivery contracting process -
prequalification of participating entities - apprentice training. (3) Where
an apprentice training program AS DEFINED IN SECTION 8-15.7-101 (4) OR
certified by the office of apprenticeship located in the employment and training
administration in the United States department of labor exists in a county in
which all or any portion of the special district is located, or a comparable
program for the training of apprentices is available in such county:".

Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.

As amended, ordered revised and placed on the calendar for third reading and final
passage.

(For further action, see amendments to the report of the Committee of the Whole.)



Senate Journal, May 28
HB21-1007 by Representative(s) Sullivan and Ortiz; also Senator(s) Danielson and Rodriguez--
Concerning a state apprenticeship registration program in the department of labor and
employment, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

Senator Woodward moved to amend the report of the Committee of the Whole to show
that the following Business, Labor, & Technology committee amendment, (L.031) to
HB21-1007, did pass.

Amend reengrossed bill, page 9, after line 1 insert:

"(5) THE DEPARTMENT, SAA, SAC, AND IAC SHALL NOT ASSESS A FEE
AGAINST AN APPRENTICE OR APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM TO IMPLEMENT,
ADMINISTER, OR MAINTAIN THIS ARTICLE 15.7.".

Less than a majority of all members elected to the Senate having voted in the affirmative,
the amendment to the report of the Committee of the Whole was lost on the following roll
call vote:

YES 16 NO 18 EXCUSED 1 ABSENT 0
Bridges N Gardner Y Lee N Simpson Y
Buckner N Ginal N Liston Y Smallwood Y
Coleman N Gonzales N Lundeen Y Sonnenberg Y
Cooke Y Hansen N Moreno Y Story N
Coram Y Hisey Y Pettersen N Winter N
Danielson N Holbert Y Priola E Woodward Y
Donovan N Jaquez Lewis N Rankin Y Zenzinger N
Fenberg N Kirkmeyer Y Rodriguez N President N
Fields N Kolker Y Scott Y



Senate Journal, June 7
HB21-1007 by Representative(s) Sullivan and Ortiz; also Senator(s) Danielson and Rodriguez--
Concerning a state apprenticeship registration program in the department of labor and
employment, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.


FIRST REPORT OF FIRST CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
ON HB21-1007

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THIS REPORT AMENDS THE
REREVISED BILL
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To the President of the Senate and the
Speaker of the House of Representatives:

Your first conference committee appointed on HB21-1007, concerning
a state apprenticeship registration program in the department of labor and
employment, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation, has met
and reports that it has agreed upon the following:

1. That the House accede to the Senate amendments made to the bill,
as the amendments appear in the rerevised bill.

2. That, under the authority granted the committee to consider matters
not at issue between the two houses, the following amendments be
recommended:

Amend rerevised bill, page 20, strike lines 5 through 8.

Page 20, strike lines 20 through 27.

Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.

Page 21, after line 8 insert:

"SECTION 4. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 8-83-303, amend (2) as
follows:
8-83-303. Definitions. As used in this part 3, unless the context
otherwise requires:
(2) "Apprenticeship program" means a Colorado-based apprenticeship
training program that is registered with the United States department of labor's
office of apprenticeship OR A STATE APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM RECOGNIZED BY
THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR.".

Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.

Page 21, after line 18 insert:

"SECTION 6. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-35-103, amend (1) as
follows:
22-35-103. Definitions. As used in this article 35, unless the context
otherwise requires:
(1) "Apprenticeship program" means a Colorado-based apprenticeship
program that is registered with the United States department of labor, LABOR'S
office of apprenticeship OR A STATE APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM RECOGNIZED BY
THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR.".

Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.

Page 22, after line 7 insert:

"SECTION 8. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 24-46.3-104, amend
(2)(a) as follows:
24-46.3-104. Career pathways - design - definitions - legislative
declaration. (2) As used in this section, unless the context otherwise requires:
(a) "Apprenticeship" means a registered apprenticeship program with
a written plan that is designed to move an apprentice from a low- or no-skill
entry-level position to full occupational proficiency. The program must comply
with the parameters established under the "National Apprenticeship Act", 29
U.S.C. sec. 50, as amended, and its promulgating regulations, and administered
by the United State's department of labor's office of apprenticeship OR MUST BE
A STATE APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM RECOGNIZED BY THE UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR. An individual business, an employer association, or a
labor organization sponsors a registered apprenticeship. Upon finishing a
training program, the apprentice earns a "completion of registered
apprenticeship" certificate, which is an industry-issued and nationally
recognized credential that validates proficiency in an apprenticeable occupation,
OR IS AWARDED A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 15.7 OF
TITLE 8.
SECTION 9. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 24-92-115, amend (1)(c)
as follows:
24-92-115. Apprenticeship utilization requirements - mechanical,
electrical, and plumbing contracts - public projects - definition. (1) (c) For
the purposes of subsection (1)(a)(II) of this section, "graduating" means the
completion of a multi-year program, including the requisite classroom course
work and on-the-job training requirements and a certificate of completion
issued by the United States department of labor's office of apprenticeship OR
AWARDED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 15.7 OF TITLE 8.".

Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.

Page 23, after line 15 insert:

"SECTION 13. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 30-20-1105, amend (3)
as follows:
30-20-1105. Integrated project delivery contracting process -
prequalification of participating entities - apprentice training. (3) Where
an apprentice training program certified by the office of apprenticeship located
in the employment and training administration in the United States department
of labor OR A STATE APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM RECOGNIZED BY THE UNITED
STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR exists in the county, or a comparable program
for the training of apprentices is available in the county:
(a) Each participating entity shall demonstrate to the agency that it has
access to either the certified OR RECOGNIZED program or a comparable
alternative; and
(b) Each participating entity shall demonstrate that each of its
subcontractors, at any tier, selected to perform work under a contract with a
value of two hundred fifty thousand dollars or more has access to either the
certified OR RECOGNIZED program or a comparable alternative.".

Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.


Respectfully submitted,

House Committee: Senate Committee:
(signed) (signed)
Rep. Sullivan, Chair Sen. Danielson, Chair
Rep. Ortiz Sen. Rodriguez