Amendments for HB22-1220

House Journal, April 8
50 HB22-1220 be amended as follows, and as so amended, be re-referred
51 to the Committee on Appropriations with favorable
52 recommendation:
53
54 Strike the Education Committee Report, dated March 2, 2022, and
55 substitute:
1 "Amend printed bill, page 4, line 4, strike "and".
2
3 Page 4, line 14, strike "efficient." and substitute "efficient; and".
4
5 Page 4, after line 14 insert:
6 "(l) While the COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted the
7 number of educators entering the educator workforce, the temporary
8 educator loan forgiveness program allows educators whose loans are
9 forgiven the flexibility and peace of mind to enter the educator
10 workforce.".
11
12 Page 4, line 15, after "(2)" insert "(a)".
13
14 Page 4, after line 23 insert:
15 "(b) The COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted the educator
16 workforce, causing a severe shortage of educators and a number of vacant
17 educator positions. The expenditures for the educator programs and
18 services to support educators entering the workforce are considered
19 allowable uses under the "American Rescue Plan Act of 2021", Pub.L.
20 117-2, and are necessary to respond to the negative impacts of the
21 COVID-19 public health emergency.
22 (c) The general assembly further declares that the funding for
23 educator programs and services to support educators entering the
24 workforce described in this act are important government services.".
25
26 Page 9, after line 9 insert:
27 "(4) (a) FOR THE 2022-23 STATE FISCAL YEAR, THE GENERAL
28 ASSEMBLY SHALL APPROPRIATE TO THE DEPARTMENT THIRTY-NINE
29 MILLION DOLLARS FROM THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY AND RELIEF CASH
30 FUND CREATED PURSUANT TO SECTION 24-75-228 TO FUND STIPENDS FOR
31 ELIGIBLE STUDENTS.
32 (b) THE DEPARTMENT OR THE STIPEND RECIPIENTS SHALL SPEND
33 OR OBLIGATE ANY MONEY RECEIVED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBSECTION (4)
2024 34 BY DECEMBER 31, 2024. ANY MONEY OBLIGATED BY DECEMBER 31,
35 MUST BE EXPENDED BY DECEMBER 31, 2026.
36 (c) THE DEPARTMENT AND ANY PERSON WHO RECEIVES MONEY
37 FROM THE DEPARTMENT, INCLUDING EACH STIPEND RECIPIENT, SHALL
38 COMPLY WITH THE COMPLIANCE, REPORTING, RECORD-KEEPING, AND
39 PROGRAM EVALUATION REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED BY THE OFFICE OF
40 STATE PLANNING AND BUDGETING AND THE STATE CONTROLLER IN
41 ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 24-75-226 (5).
42 (d) THIS SUBSECTION (4) IS REPEALED, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 31,
43 2027.".
44
45 Page 12, after line 2 insert:
46 "(4) (a) FOR THE 2022-23 STATE FISCAL YEAR, THE GENERAL
47 ASSEMBLY SHALL APPROPRIATE TO THE DEPARTMENT THREE MILLION
48 DOLLARS FROM THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY AND RELIEF CASH FUND
49 CREATED PURSUANT TO SECTION 24-75-228 TO FUND STIPENDS FOR
50 ELIGIBLE STUDENTS.
51 (b) THE DEPARTMENT OR THE STIPEND RECIPIENT SHALL SPEND OR
52 OBLIGATE ANY STIPEND MONEY RECEIVED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBSECTION
53 (4) BY DECEMBER 31, 2024. ANY MONEY OBLIGATED BY DECEMBER 31,
54 2024 MUST BE EXPENDED BY DECEMBER 31, 2026.
55
1 (c) THE DEPARTMENT AND ANY PERSON WHO RECEIVES MONEY
2 FROM THE DEPARTMENT, INCLUDING EACH STIPEND RECIPIENT, SHALL
3 COMPLY WITH THE COMPLIANCE, REPORTING, RECORD-KEEPING, AND
4 PROGRAM EVALUATION REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED BY THE OFFICE OF
5 STATE PLANNING AND BUDGETING AND THE STATE CONTROLLER IN
6 ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 24-75-226 (5).
7 (d) THIS SUBSECTION (4) IS REPEALED, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 31,
8 2027.".
9
10 Page 14, after line 4 insert:
11 "SECTION 3. In Colorado Revised Statutes, add part 4 to article
12 3.9 of title 23 as follows:
13
4 14 PART
15 TEMPORARY EDUCATOR LOAN
16 FORGIVENESS PROGRAM
17
18 23-3.9-401. Definitions. AS USED IN THIS PART 4, UNLESS THE
19 CONTEXT OTHERWISE REQUIRES:
20 (1) "APPROVED PROGRAM OF PREPARATION" MEANS A PROGRAM
21 OF STUDY FOR PREPARATION THAT IS APPROVED BY THE COLORADO
22 COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 23-1-121,
23 INCLUDING A PREPARATION PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL COUNSELORS OR AN
102 24 ALTERNATIVE TEACHER PROGRAM, AS DEFINED IN SECTION 22-60.5-
25 (5), AND THAT UPON COMPLETION LEADS TO A RECOMMENDATION FOR
26 LICENSURE BY AN ACCEPTED INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION, AS
27 DEFINED IN SECTION 22-60.5-102 (1).
28 (2) "AT-RISK PUPILS" HAS THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN
29 SECTION 22-54-103 (1.5)(a)(VI).
30 (3) "COMMISSION" MEANS THE COLORADO COMMISSION ON
31 HIGHER EDUCATION.
32 (4) "EDUCATOR" MEANS A TEACHER OR SCHOOL COUNSELOR.
33 (5) "FACILITY SCHOOL" MEANS AN APPROVED FACILITY SCHOOL,
34 AS DEFINED IN SECTION 22-2-402 (1).
35 (6) "QUALIFIED LOAN" MEANS AN EDUCATIONAL LOAN INCURRED
36 WHILE COMPLETING A PROGRAM OF PREPARATION, INCLUDING AN
37 ALTERNATIVE TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAM APPROVED PURSUANT TO
38 ARTICLE 60.5 OF TITLE 22, THAT LEADS TO EDUCATOR LICENSURE
39 PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 60.5 OF TITLE 22, OR A BACHELOR'S OR MASTER'S
40 DEGREE IN THE AREA IN WHICH THE EDUCATOR IS EMPLOYED IN A
41 QUALIFIED POSITION.
42 (7) "QUALIFIED POSITION" MEANS:
43 (a) A HARD-TO-STAFF EDUCATOR POSITION IN A RURAL SCHOOL OR
44 RURAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, OR IN A FACILITY SCHOOL THAT IS IN A RURAL
45 SCHOOL DISTRICT, IDENTIFIED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
46 PURSUANT TO SECTION 23-3.9-102 (6); OR
47 (b) A HARD-TO-STAFF EDUCATOR POSITION IN A CONTENT
48 SHORTAGE AREA IDENTIFIED PURSUANT TO SECTION 23-3.9-102 (6) IN A
49 COLORADO PUBLIC SCHOOL, A SCHOOL OPERATED BY A BOARD OF
50 COOPERATIVE SERVICES CREATED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 5 OF TITLE 22, OR
51 A FACILITY SCHOOL.
52 (8) "RURAL SCHOOL" OR "RURAL SCHOOL DISTRICT" MEANS A
53 PUBLIC SCHOOL OR SCHOOL DISTRICT IDENTIFIED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF
54 EDUCATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 23-3.9-102 (6).
55
1 (9) "SCHOOL" OR "PUBLIC SCHOOL" MEANS A PUBLIC SCHOOL THAT
2 SERVES ANY OF GRADES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH TWELVE AND THAT
3 DERIVES ITS SUPPORT, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, FROM MONEY RAISED BY A
4 GENERAL STATE OR SCHOOL DISTRICT TAX. A PUBLIC SCHOOL INCLUDES A
5 CHARTER SCHOOL AUTHORIZED BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT PURSUANT TO PART
6 1 OF ARTICLE 30.5 OF TITLE 22, BY THE STATE CHARTER SCHOOL INSTITUTE
7 PURSUANT TO PART 5 OF ARTICLE 30.5 OF TITLE 22, OR BY THE COLORADO
102 8 SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND PURSUANT TO SECTION 22-80-
9 (4).
10 23-3.9-402. Temporary educator loan forgiveness program -
11 administration - eligibility. (1) (a) THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
12 AUTHORIZES THE COMMISSION TO DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN A TEMPORARY
13 EDUCATOR LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM FOR IMPLEMENTATION IN THE
14 2022-23 STATE FISCAL YEAR FOR PAYMENT OF ALL OR PART OF THE
15 PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST OF THE QUALIFIED LOANS OF AN EDUCATOR WHO
16 IS HIRED FOR A QUALIFIED POSITION. THE COMMISSION SHALL DETERMINE
17 WHETHER A LOAN IS A QUALIFIED LOAN FOR PURPOSES OF THE TEMPORARY
18 EDUCATOR LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM. THE COMMISSION SHALL
19 DEVELOP LOAN REPAYMENT POLICIES THAT ENSURE THE MONEY IS USED
20 FOR THE REPAYMENT OF QUALIFIED LOANS OF EDUCATORS EMPLOYED IN
21 QUALIFIED POSITIONS.
22 (b) THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL APPROPRIATE TO THE
23 COMMISSION TEN MILLION DOLLARS FROM THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY AND
24 RELIEF CASH FUND CREATED PURSUANT TO SECTION 24-75-228 TO FUND
25 THE TEMPORARY EDUCATOR LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM. THE
26 COMMISSION OR A LOAN FORGIVENESS RECIPIENT SHALL SPEND OR
27 OBLIGATE ANY MONEY RECEIVED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION BY
28 DECEMBER 31, 2024. ANY MONEY OBLIGATED BY DECEMBER 31, 2024,
29 MUST BE EXPENDED BY DECEMBER 31, 2026.
30 (c) NO LATER THAN JULY 1, 2022, THE COMMISSION SHALL
31 APPROVE APPLICATIONS. IF MORE NEW PARTICIPANTS APPLY THAN CAN BE
32 APPROVED BASED ON THE MONEY AVAILABLE, THE COMMISSION SHALL:
33 (I) FIRST, APPROVE APPLICANTS WHO HAVE CONTRACTED FOR A
34 QUALIFIED POSITION IN A RURAL SCHOOL DISTRICT OR RURAL SCHOOL
35 WHOSE PERCENTAGE OF AT-RISK PUPILS EXCEEDED SIXTY PERCENT IN THE
36 2021-22 BUDGET YEAR;
37 (II) SECOND, APPROVE APPLICANTS WHO HAVE CONTRACTED FOR
38 A QUALIFIED POSITION IN A CONTENT SHORTAGE AREA WITH A SCHOOL
39 WHOSE PERCENTAGE OF AT-RISK PUPILS EXCEEDED SIXTY PERCENT IN THE
40 2021-22 BUDGET YEAR;
41 (III) THIRD, APPROVE APPLICANTS WHO HAVE CONTRACTED FOR A
42 QUALIFIED POSITION IN A RURAL SCHOOL DISTRICT OR RURAL SCHOOL; AND
43 (IV) FOURTH, APPROVE APPLICANTS WHO HAVE CONTRACTED WITH
44 A SCHOOL FOR A QUALIFIED POSITION IN A CONTENT SHORTAGE AREA.
45 (2) IN ADDITION TO ANY QUALIFICATIONS THE COMMISSION
46 SPECIFIES, TO QUALIFY FOR THE TEMPORARY EDUCATOR LOAN
47 FORGIVENESS PROGRAM, AN EDUCATOR MUST:
48 (a) GRADUATE FROM A PROGRAM OF PREPARATION THAT LEADS TO
49 EDUCATOR LICENSURE PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 60.5 OF TITLE 22;
50 (b) MEET LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS PURSUANT TO SECTION
51 22-60.5-201 (1)(a) OR (1)(b) OR 22-60.5-210 (1)(a);
20 52 (c) ENTER THE EDUCATOR WORKFORCE ON OR AFTER THE 2019-
53 STATE FISCAL YEAR AND CONTRACT FOR A QUALIFIED POSITION NO LATER
54 THAN THE END OF THE 2021-22 STATE FISCAL YEAR; AND
55
1 (d) BE LIABLE FOR AN OUTSTANDING BALANCE ON A QUALIFIED
2 LOAN.
3 (3) AN EDUCATOR WHO HAS RECEIVED MONEY FROM THE
4 EDUCATOR LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM CREATED IN SECTION
5 23-3.9-102, STUDENT EDUCATOR STIPEND PROGRAM CREATED IN SECTION
6 23-3.9-302, OR EDUCATOR TEST STIPEND PROGRAM CREATED IN SECTION
7 23-3.9-303 IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR LOAN FORGIVENESS MONEY PURSUANT TO
8 THIS PART 4.
9 (4) AN EDUCATOR WHO QUALIFIES PURSUANT TO SUBSECTION (2)
10 OF THIS SECTION IS ELIGIBLE FOR UP TO FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS IN LOAN
11 FORGIVENESS.
12 23-3.9-403. Reporting. THE COMMISSION, AND ANY PERSON WHO
13 RECEIVES MONEY FROM THE COMMISSION, INCLUDING EACH LOAN
14 FORGIVENESS RECIPIENT, SHALL COMPLY WITH THE COMPLIANCE,
15 REPORTING, RECORD-KEEPING, AND PROGRAM EVALUATION
16 REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED BY THE OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING AND
17 BUDGETING AND THE STATE CONTROLLER IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION
18 24-75-226 (5).
19 23-3.9-404. Repeal of part. THIS PART 4 IS REPEALED, EFFECTIVE
20 JANUARY 31, 2027.".
21
22 Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.
23
24 Page 14, line 6, strike "portion and (5)(a)(I);" and substitute "portion,
25 (5)(a)(I), and (7);".
26
27 Page 14, after line 25 insert:
28 "(7) Interim authorization. (a) An interim authorization
29 authorizes a school district to employ a person who is:
30 (I) Certified or licensed, or is eligible for certification or
31 licensure, as a teacher, principal, or administrator in another state and
32 who has not successfully completed the assessment of professional
33 competencies to obtain an initial license under section 22-60.5-201 (1)(b),
34 22-60.5-301 (1)(a), or 22-60.5-306 (1)(a) but who meets the other
35 requirements for an initial license specified in said sections; OR
36 (II) SEEKING AN ALTERNATIVE TEACHER LICENSE PURSUANT TO
37 SECTION 22-60.5-201 (1)(a) AND MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS FOR AN
38 ALTERNATIVE TEACHER LICENSE, EXCEPT THAT THE PERSON HAS NOT
39 SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THE ASSESSMENT OF PROFESSIONAL
40 COMPETENCIES TO OBTAIN AN ALTERNATIVE TEACHER LICENSE.
41 (b) An interim authorization is valid for one year, and the
42 department of education may renew the authorization for one additional
43 year. The employing school district may include the period during which
44 a person works under an interim authorization toward the three full years
45 of continuous employment necessary to cease being a probationary
46 teacher pursuant to section 22-63-103 (7).
47 (b) (c) A school district that employs a person who holds an
48 interim authorization may provide an induction program for the person,
49 as described in section 22-60.5-204, 22-60.5-304, or 22-60.5-309,
50 whichever is applicable. If the person successfully completes the
51 induction program while employed under the interim authorization, the
52 person may apply completion of the induction program toward meeting
53 the requirements for a professional educator license.".
54
55 Page 15, line 9, after "APPROVED" insert "CONTENT-BASED OR".
1 Page 15, line 15, strike "STANDARDS; OR" and substitute "STANDARDS FOR
2 EXAMINATION BY A REVIEW PANEL;".
3
4 Page 15, line 19, strike "EDUCATION AND" and substitute "EDUCATION,".
5
6 Page 15, line 20, after "SECTION 23-3.9-301 (8)," insert "THE STATE
7 BOARD FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES AND OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION
8 CREATED IN SECTION 23-60-104, AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS,".
9
10 Page 15, after line 26 insert:
11 "(c) THE DEPARTMENT MAY RECOMMEND TO THE STATE BOARD OF
12 EDUCATION EXISTING PROGRAMS, RESOURCES, AND MATERIALS THAT ARE
13 AVAILABLE TO THE DEPARTMENT FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE
14 MULTIPLE MEASURES OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES SET FORTH IN
15 SUBSECTION (3)(a) OF THIS SECTION.".
16
17 Reletter succeeding paragraph accordingly.
18
19 Page 16, after line 3 insert:
20 "(e) BEGINNING IN JANUARY 2025, AND IN JANUARY EVERY YEAR
21 THEREAFTER, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL INCLUDE AS PART OF ITS "STATE
22 MEASUREMENT FOR ACCOUNTABLE, RESPONSIVE, AND TRANSPARENT
203 23 (SMART) GOVERNMENT ACT" HEARING REQUIRED BY SECTION 2-7-
24 INFORMATION CONCERNING:
25 (I) THE TOTAL NUMBER OF PANELISTS HIRED TO SIT ON A REVIEW
26 PANEL TO EXAMINE PORTFOLIOS OF COURSE WORK;
27 (II) THE TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS THE REVIEW PANEL REVIEWS
28 EDUCATOR PORTFOLIOS;
29 (III) THE TOTAL NUMBER OF EDUCATOR CANDIDATES WHO SUBMIT
30 A PORTFOLIO OF COURSE WORK FOR EXAMINATION BY THE REVIEW PANEL;
31 (IV) THE TOTAL NUMBER OF EDUCATOR CANDIDATES WHO SUBMIT
32 EVIDENCE OF ACHIEVING SUFFICIENTLY HIGH EDUCATION COURSE WORK
33 GRADES ON COURSE WORK ALIGNED WITH RELEVANT STANDARDS;
34 (V) THE TOTAL NUMBER OF EDUCATOR CANDIDATES WHO
35 COMPLETE AN APPROVED CONTENT-BASED ASSESSMENT;
36 (VI) THE TOTAL NUMBER OF EDUCATOR CANDIDATES WHO
37 COMPLETE AN APPROVED PERFORMANCE-BASED ASSESSMENT; AND
38 (VII) THE TOTAL NUMBER OF EDUCATOR CANDIDATES WHO
39 DEMONSTRATE PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES BY A COMBINATION OF THE
40 METHODS DESCRIBED IN SUBSECTION (3)(a) OF THIS SECTION.
41 (f) THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBSECTION (3) DO NOT AFFECT THE
42 TEACHER TRAINING REQUIREMENTS SPECIFIED IN SECTION 22-7-1208 (6).".
43
44 Page 19, strike lines 21 through 27 and substitute:
45
46 "SECTION 9. Safety clause. The general assembly hereby finds,
47 determines, and declares that this act is necessary for the immediate
48 preservation of the public peace, health, or safety.".
49
50 Page 20, strike lines 1 and 2.
51
52 Strike "2023" and substitute "2022" on: Page 7, lines 20 and 24; and
53 Page 11, lines 1 and 6.
54
55
1 Strike "OR" on: Page 17, lines 4, 13, and 21; Page 18, lines 10 and 22;
2 and Page 19, lines 7 and 15.
3
4 After "SECTION 22-60.5-111 (5)," insert "OR AN INTERIM AUTHORIZATION
5 PURSUANT TO SECTION 22-60.5-111 (7)," on: Page 17, lines 5 and 22;
6 Page 18, line 23; and Page 19, lines 8 and 16.
7
111 8 Strike "SECTION 22-60.5-111 (5)." and substitute "SECTION 22-60.5-
111 9 (5), OR AN INTERIM AUTHORIZATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 22-60.5-
10 (7)." on: Page 17, line 14; and Page 18, line 11.".
11
12

House Journal, April 21
27 HB22-1220 be amended as follows, and as so amended, be referred to
28 the Committee of the Whole with favorable
29 recommendation:
30
31 Amend the Education Committee Report, dated April 7, 2022, page 6,
32 after line 21 insert:
33
34 "Page 15 of the bill, after line 17 insert:
35 "(b) UP TO FIFTEEN PERCENT OF APPLICANTS FOR AN INITIAL
36 TEACHER LICENSE MAY USE THE PORTFOLIO OF COURSE WORK PATHWAY
37 DESCRIBED IN SUBSECTION (3)(a)(II) OF THIS SECTION.".
38
39 Reletter succeeding paragraphs accordingly.".
40
41 Page 7 of the committee report, strike line 22 and substitute:
42
43 "SECTION 9. Appropriation. (1) For the 2022-23 state fiscal
44 year, $720,612 is appropriated to the department of education. This
45 appropriation is from the general fund. To implement this act, the
46 department may use this appropriation as follows:
47 (a) $689,737 for the office of professional services, which amount
48 is based on an assumption that the department will require an additional
49 3.6 FTE; and
50 (b) $30,875 for information technology services.
51 (2)(a) For the 2022-23 state fiscal year, $52,000,000 is
52 appropriated to the department of higher education. This appropriation is
53 from the economic recovery and relief cash fund created in section 24-75-
54 228 (2)(a), C.R.S., and is of money the state received from the federal
55 coronavirus state fiscal recovery fund. To implement this act, the
56 department may use this appropriation as follows:
1 (I) $39,000,000 for the student educator stipend program, which
2 amount is based on an assumption that the department will require an
3 additional 0.5 FTE;
4 (II) $3,000,000 for the educator test stipend program, which
5 amount is based on an assumption that the department will require an
6 additional 0.5 FTE; and
7 (III) $10,000,000 for the temporary educator loan forgiveness
8 program.
9 (b) Any money appropriated in this subsection (2) not expended
10 prior to July 1, 2023, is further appropriated to the department from July
11 1, 2023, through December 30, 2024, for the same purposes.
12 SECTION 10. Safety clause. The general assembly hereby
13 finds,".
14
15 Page 7 of the committee report, after line 35 insert:
16
17 "Page 1 of the bill, line 103, strike "WORKFORCE." and substitute
18 "WORKFORCE, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, MAKING AN
19 APPROPRIATION.".".
20
21

House Journal, April 21
35 Amendment No. 1, Appropriations Report, dated April 21, 2022, and
36 placed in member's bill file; Report also printed in House Journal, April
37 21, 2022.
38
39 Amendment No. 2, Education Report, dated April 7, 2022, and placed in
40 member’s bill file; Report also printed in House Journal, April 8, 2022.
41
42 Amendment No. 3, by Representative Kipp:
43
44 Amend the Education Committee Report, dated April 7, 2022, page 5,
45 strike lines 30 and 31 and substitute:
46 "Page 14 of the bill, strike line 6 and substitute "(7) as follows:".".
47
48 Page 5 of the report, after line 31 insert:
49 "Page 14 of the bill, strike lines 8 through 25 and substitute "- rules.".".
50
51 Page 7 of the report, strike lines 28 through 35 and substitute:
52 "Strike "OR A TEMPORARY EDUCATOR ELIGIBILITY AUTHORIZATION
53 PURSUANT TO SECTION 22-60.5-111 (5)" and substitute "OR AN INTERIM
54 AUTHORIZATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 22-60.5-111 (7)" on: Page 17,
55 lines 4 and 5, 13 and 14, and 21 and 22; and Page 18, lines 10 and 11 and
56 22 and 23.
1 Strike "OR TEMPORARY EDUCATOR ELIGIBILITY AUTHORIZATION
2 PURSUANT TO SECTION 22-60.5-111 (5)" and substitute "OR AN INTERIM
3 AUTHORIZATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 22-60.5-111 (7)" on: Page 19,
4 lines 7 and 8 and 15 and 16.".".
5
6 Amendment No. 4, by Representative Kipp:
7
8 Amend the Education Committee Report, dated April 7, 2022, page 6,
9 strike lines 20 and 21 and substitute:
10 "Page 15 of the bill, strike lines 13 through 15 and substitute:
11 "(III) SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETING AN EXAMINATION BY A REVIEW
12 PANEL OF AN APPROVED PORTFOLIO OF COURSE WORK; OR".".
13
14 Page 6 of the report, after line 25 insert:
15 "Page 15 of the bill, line 23, after "SECTION." insert "RECOMMENDATIONS
16 MAY INCLUDE A DEFINITION OF "SUFFICIENTLY HIGH EDUCATION COURSE
17 WORK GRADES" AND THE PROCESS FOR A REVIEW PANEL TO EXAMINE A
18 PORTFOLIO OF COURSE WORK.".".
19
20 Amendment No. 5, by Representative Kipp:
21
22 Amend the Education Committee Report, dated April 7, 2022, page 2,
23 line 9, strike "DECEMBER 31, 2024." and substitute "DECEMBER 30,
24 2024.".
25
26 Page 2, line 27, strike "DECEMBER 31, 2024." and substitute "DECEMBER
27 30, 2024.".
28
29 Page 4, line 25, strike "DECEMBER 31, 2024." and substitute "DECEMBER
30 30, 2024.".
31
32 As amended, ordered engrossed and placed on the Calendar for Third
33 Reading and Final Passage.
34

Senate Journal, April 28
After consideration on the merits, the Committee recommends that HB22-1220 be
amended as follows, and as so amended, be referred to the Committee on Appropriations
with favorable recommendation.
Amend reengrossed bill, page 21, strike lines 22 through 25 and substitute:

"(II) SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETING AN EXAMINATION BY A REVIEW PANEL
OF AN APPROVED PORTFOLIO OF COURSE WORK;
(III) SUBMITTING EVIDENCE OF ACHIEVING SUFFICIENTLY HIGH
EDUCATION COURSE WORK GRADES ON COURSE WORK ALIGNED WITH RELEVANT
STANDARDS; OR".

Page 22, strike lines 1 through 3 and substitute:

"(b) THE REVIEW PANEL MAY EXAMINE A PORTFOLIO OF COURSE WORK,
AS DESCRIBED IN SUBSECTION (3)(a)(II) OF THIS SECTION, FOR UP TO ONE
THOUSAND APPLICANTS FOR INITIAL TEACHER LICENSES. THE REVIEW PANEL
SHALL NOT EXAMINE A PORTFOLIO OF COURSE WORK FOR MORE THAN ONE
THOUSAND APPLICANTS FOR INITIAL TEACHER LICENSES.".


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