Amendments for HB21-1067

House Journal, March 19
6 HB21-1067 be amended as follows, and as so amended, be referred to
7 the Committee of the Whole with favorable
8 recommendation:
9
10 Amend printed bill, page 2, line 6, strike "definitions - repeal." and
11 substitute "definitions.".
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13 Page 3, after line 19 insert:
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15 "(IV) ON OR BEFORE AN APPLICATION DEADLINE, AN APPLICANT
16 MAY SUBMIT A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE TO A
17 STATE-SUPPORTED BACCALAUREATE AND GRADUATE INSTITUTION OF
18 HIGHER EDUCATION THAT DOES NOT REQUIRE A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT
19 TEST SCORE AS AN ELIGIBILITY CRITERION AND REQUEST THAT THE
20 INSTITUTION CONSIDER THE NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE AS AN
21 ADMISSIONS CRITERION FOR THE APPLICANT. THE INSTITUTION SHALL
22 CONSIDER A NATIONAL TEST SCORE SUBMISSION PURSUANT TO THIS
23 SUBSECTION (1)(b)(IV) AS A PART OF THE ADMISSION DECISION FOR THE
24 APPLICANT.".
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26 Page 3, strike lines 20 through 27.
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28 Page 4, strike lines 1 through 8 and substitute:
29 "(10.5) (a) (I) ON OR BEFORE JUNE 30, 2023, AND ON OR BEFORE
30 JUNE 30 EACH YEAR THEREAFTER, THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL
31 PUBLISH AN ANNUAL REPORT INCLUDING:
32 (A) WHICH STATE-SUPPORTED BACCALAUREATE AND GRADUATE
33 INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION REQUIRED, AND WHICH INSTITUTIONS
34 DID NOT REQUIRE, A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE AS AN
35 ELIGIBILITY CRITERION FOR THE PREVIOUS ACADEMIC YEAR'S FIRST-TIME
36 FRESHMAN COHORT;
37 (B) THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMEN STUDENTS, BOTH
38 STATEWIDE AND BY INSTITUTION, WHO SUBMITTED OR DID NOT SUBMIT A
39 NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE, DISAGGREGATED BY RACE,
40 ETHNICITY, AND GENDER;
41 (C) THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMEN STUDENTS, BOTH
42 STATEWIDE AND BY INSTITUTION, WHO SUBMITTED OR DID NOT SUBMIT A
43 NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE, DISAGGREGATED BY RACE,
44 ETHNICITY, AND GENDER, AND ENROLLED IN AN INSTITUTION;
45 (D) THE PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS, BOTH STATEWIDE AND BY
46 INSTITUTION, WHO SUBMITTED OR DID NOT SUBMIT A NATIONAL
47 ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE, DISAGGREGATED BY RACE, ETHNICITY, AND
48 GENDER, WHO ENROLLED IN THE INSTITUTION IN A SUBSEQUENT ACADEMIC
49 YEAR;
50 (E) THE PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS, BOTH STATEWIDE AND BY
51 INSTITUTION, WHO SUBMITTED OR DID NOT SUBMIT A NATIONAL
52 ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE, DISAGGREGATED BY RACE, ETHNICITY, AND
53 G E N D E R , W H O G R A D U A T E D F R O M T H E I N S T I T U T I O N ;
54
55 (F) AVAILABLE DATA CONCERNING THE PERCENTAGE OF RESIDENT
1 FIRST-GENERATION UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS, AS DEFINED IN SECTION
2 23-18-302 (12), FROM THE COHORT; AND
3 (G) AVAILABLE DATA CONCERNING THE PERCENTAGE OF
4 STUDENTS FROM THE COHORT WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A FEDERAL PELL
5 GRANT.".
6
7 Page 4, line 9, strike "CURRENT" and substitute "PREVIOUS".
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9 Page 4, line 10, strike "INSTITUTION" and substitute "DEPARTMENT OF
10 EDUCATION".
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12 Page 4, line 20, strike "MARCH 1, 2022, AND ON OR BEFORE MARCH 1"
13 and substitute "JUNE 30, 2023, AND ON OR BEFORE JUNE 30".
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15 Page 4, line 24, strike "SECTION" and substitute "SECTION.".
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17 Page 4, strike line 25.
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19 Page 4, strike line 26 and substitute:
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21 "(c) BY JUNE 30, 2032, THE COMMISSION SHALL SUBMIT A REPORT
22 TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY INCLUDING AN ANALYSIS OF THE ANNUAL
23 REPORTS SUBMITTED PURSUANT TO SUBSECTION (10.5)(a) OF THIS SECTION
24 AND AN ANALYSIS OF HOW THE OPTIONAL USE OF A NATIONAL
25 ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE AS AN ELIGIBILITY CRITERION IMPACTED ACCESS
26 TO HIGHER EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS.".
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House Journal, March 24
46 Amendment recommended by Education Report, dated March 19, 2021,
47 and placed in member's bill file; Report also printed in House Journal,
48 March 19, 2021.
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2021 50 Laid Over until March 25,
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House Journal, March 25
27 Amendment No. 1, Education Report, dated March 19, 2021, and placed
28 in member's bill file; Report also printed in House Journal, March 19,
29 2021.
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31 Amendment No. 2, by Representative Kipp.
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33 Amend the Education Committee Report, dated March 18, 2021, page 1,
34 lines 9 and 10, strike "SCORE AS AN ADMISSIONS CRITERION FOR THE
35 APPLICANT." and substitute "SCORE.".
36
37 Page 1, line 17, strike "OF EDUCATION".
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39 Page 2, lines 28 and 29, strike ""DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION"." and
40 substitute ""DEPARTMENT".".
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42 As amended, ordered engrossed and placed on the Calendar for Third
43 Reading and Final Passage.
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Senate Journal, April 29
After consideration on the merits, the Committee recommends that HB21-1067 be
amended as follows, and as so amended, be referred to the Committee of the Whole with
favorable recommendation.
Amend reengrossed bill, page 4, strike lines 2 through 27.

Strike page 5 and substitute:

"(10.5) (a) ON OR BEFORE JUNE 30, 2023, AND ON OR BEFORE JUNE 30
EACH YEAR THEREAFTER, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PUBLISH AND SUBMIT TO THE
EDUCATION COMMITTEES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE,
OR ANY SUCCESSOR COMMITTEES, AN ANNUAL REPORT FOR THE PREVIOUS
ACADEMIC YEAR. THE DATA ELEMENTS IN THE REPORT ARE INTENDED TO
DETERMINE WHETHER REQUIRING OR NOT REQUIRING A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT
TEST SCORE AS AN ELIGIBILITY CRITERION FOR THE ADMISSIONS PROCESS FOR
STATE-SUPPORTED BACCALAUREATE AND GRADUATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER
EDUCATION PROVIDES GREATER DIVERSITY AMONG INSTITUTIONS WITHOUT
CAUSING NEGATIVE STUDENT OUTCOMES THAT ARE DIRECTLY ATTRIBUTABLE
TO THE CHANGE IN THE ADMISSIONS PROCESS. THE REPORT MUST SPECIFY:
(I) THE INSTITUTIONS THAT REQUIRED, AND THE INSTITUTIONS THAT
DID NOT REQUIRE, A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE AS AN ELIGIBILITY
CRITERION FOR THE PREVIOUS ACADEMIC YEAR'S FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN
STUDENTS;
(II) THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS WHO
SUBMITTED A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE AND THE PERCENTAGE OF
FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS WHO DID NOT SUBMIT A NATIONAL
ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE, REPORTED FOR THE STATE AS A WHOLE AND FOR
EACH INSTITUTION, IN TOTAL AND DISAGGREGATED BY RACE, ETHNICITY, AND
GENDER;
(III) THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS WHO
SUBMITTED A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE AND ENROLLED IN AN
INSTITUTION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS WHO
DID NOT SUBMIT A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE AND ENROLLED IN AN
INSTITUTION, REPORTED FOR THE STATE AS A WHOLE AND FOR EACH
INSTITUTION, IN TOTAL AND DISAGGREGATED BY RACE, ETHNICITY, AND
GENDER;
(IV) THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS WHO
SUBMITTED A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE WHO CONTINUED
ENROLLMENT IN THE INSTITUTION IN A SUBSEQUENT ACADEMIC YEAR AND THE
PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS WHO DID NOT SUBMIT A
NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE WHO CONTINUED ENROLLMENT IN THE
INSTITUTION IN A SUBSEQUENT ACADEMIC YEAR, REPORTED FOR THE STATE AS
A WHOLE AND FOR EACH INSTITUTION, IN TOTAL AND DISAGGREGATED BY RACE,
ETHNICITY, AND GENDER;
(V) THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS WHO
SUBMITTED A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE WHO GRADUATED FROM AN
INSTITUTION IN FOUR YEARS AND THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN
STUDENTS WHO DID NOT SUBMIT A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE WHO
GRADUATED FROM AN INSTITUTION IN FOUR YEARS, REPORTED FOR THE STATE
AS A WHOLE AND FOR EACH INSTITUTION, IN TOTAL AND DISAGGREGATED BY
RACE, ETHNICITY, AND GENDER;
(VI) THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS WHO
SUBMITTED A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE WHO GRADUATED FROM AN
INSTITUTION IN SIX YEARS AND THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN
STUDENTS WHO DID NOT SUBMIT A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE WHO
GRADUATED FROM AN INSTITUTION IN SIX YEARS, REPORTED FOR THE STATE AS
A WHOLE AND FOR EACH INSTITUTION, IN TOTAL AND DISAGGREGATED BY RACE,
ETHNICITY, AND GENDER; AND
(VII) THE FOLLOWING AVAILABLE DATA, GATHERED BY THE
DEPARTMENT IN COLLABORATION WITH THE INSTITUTIONS:
(A) THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS WHO
SUBMITTED A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE WHO WERE ACCEPTED TO AN
INSTITUTION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS WHO
DID NOT SUBMIT A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE WHO WERE ACCEPTED
TO AN INSTITUTION;
(B) THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS WHO
SUBMITTED A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE WHO ARE RESIDENT
FIRST-GENERATION UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS, AS DEFINED IN SECTION
23-18-302 (12), AND CONTINUED ENROLLMENT IN THE INSTITUTION IN A
SUBSEQUENT ACADEMIC YEAR AND THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN
STUDENTS WHO DID NOT SUBMIT A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE WHO
ARE RESIDENT FIRST-GENERATION UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS, AS DEFINED IN
SECTION 23-18-302 (12), AND CONTINUED ENROLLMENT IN THE INSTITUTION IN
A SUBSEQUENT ACADEMIC YEAR, REPORTED FOR THE STATE AS A WHOLE AND
FOR EACH INSTITUTION, IN TOTAL AND DISAGGREGATED BY RACE, ETHNICITY,
AND GENDER;
(C) THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS WHO
SUBMITTED A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE WHO ARE RESIDENT
FIRST-GENERATION UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS, AS DEFINED IN SECTION
23-18-302 (12), AND GRADUATED FROM AN INSTITUTION IN FOUR YEARS, AND
THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS WHO DID NOT SUBMIT A
NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE WHO ARE RESIDENT FIRST-GENERATION
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS, AS DEFINED IN SECTION 23-18-302 (12), AND
GRADUATED FROM AN INSTITUTION IN FOUR YEARS, REPORTED FOR THE STATE
AS A WHOLE AND FOR EACH INSTITUTION, IN TOTAL AND DISAGGREGATED BY
RACE, ETHNICITY, AND GENDER;
(D) THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS WHO
SUBMITTED A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE WHO ARE RESIDENT
FIRST-GENERATION UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS, AS DEFINED IN SECTION
23-18-302 (12), AND GRADUATED FROM AN INSTITUTION IN SIX YEARS, AND THE
PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS WHO DID NOT SUBMIT A
NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE WHO ARE RESIDENT FIRST-GENERATION
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS, AS DEFINED IN SECTION 23-18-302 (12), AND
GRADUATED FROM AN INSTITUTION IN SIX YEARS, REPORTED FOR THE STATE AS
A WHOLE AND FOR EACH INSTITUTION, IN TOTAL AND DISAGGREGATED BY RACE,
ETHNICITY, AND GENDER;
(E) THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS WHO
SUBMITTED A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A
FEDERAL PELL GRANT AND CONTINUED ENROLLMENT IN THE INSTITUTION IN A
SUBSEQUENT ACADEMIC YEAR AND THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN
STUDENTS WHO DID NOT SUBMIT A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE WHO
ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A FEDERAL PELL GRANT AND CONTINUED ENROLLMENT IN
THE INSTITUTION IN A SUBSEQUENT ACADEMIC YEAR, REPORTED FOR THE STATE
AS A WHOLE AND FOR EACH INSTITUTION, IN TOTAL AND DISAGGREGATED BY
RACE, ETHNICITY, AND GENDER;
(F) THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS WHO
SUBMITTED A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A
FEDERAL PELL GRANT AND GRADUATED FROM AN INSTITUTION IN FOUR YEARS,
AND THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS WHO DID NOT
SUBMIT A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A
FEDERAL PELL GRANT AND GRADUATED FROM AN INSTITUTION IN FOUR YEARS,
REPORTED FOR THE STATE AS A WHOLE AND FOR EACH INSTITUTION, IN TOTAL
AND DISAGGREGATED BY RACE, ETHNICITY, AND GENDER; AND
(G) THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS WHO
SUBMITTED A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A
FEDERAL PELL GRANT AND GRADUATED FROM AN INSTITUTION IN SIX YEARS,
AND THE PERCENTAGE OF FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENTS WHO DID NOT
SUBMIT A NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A
FEDERAL PELL GRANT AND GRADUATED FROM AN INSTITUTION IN SIX YEARS,
REPORTED FOR THE STATE AS A WHOLE AND FOR EACH INSTITUTION, IN TOTAL
AND DISAGGREGATED BY RACE, ETHNICITY, AND GENDER.
(b) ON OR BEFORE JUNE 30, 2027, AND ON OR BEFORE JUNE 30, 2032,
THE COMMISSION SHALL PUBLISH AND SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE EDUCATION
COMMITTEES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE, OR ANY
SUCCESSOR COMMITTEES, THAT AT A MINIMUM INCLUDES A COMPREHENSIVE
ANALYSIS OF THE ANNUAL REPORTS SUBMITTED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBSECTION
(10.5) AND AN ANALYSIS OF HOW THE OPTIONAL USE OF A NATIONAL
ASSESSMENT TEST SCORE AS AN ELIGIBILITY CRITERION IMPACTED ACCESS TO
HIGHER EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS. AFTER THE REPORT DESCRIBED IN THIS
SUBSECTION (10.5)(b) IS SUBMITTED, THE EDUCATION COMMITTEES OF THE
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE, OR ANY SUCCESSOR
COMMITTEES, SHALL HOLD A JOINT MEETING AT WHICH THE COMMISSION SHALL
PRESENT AND DISCUSS THE REPORT.
(c) NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION 24-1-136 (11)(a)(I) TO THE
CONTRARY, ON OR BEFORE JUNE 30, 2023, AND ON OR BEFORE JUNE 30 EACH
YEAR THEREAFTER, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL SUBMIT TO THE EDUCATION
COMMITTEES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE, OR ANY
SUCCESSOR COMMITTEES, THE REPORTS DESCRIBED IN SUBSECTIONS (10.5)(a)
AND (10.5)(b) OF THIS SECTION.".


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