Amendments for HB22-1390

House Journal, April 22
19 HB22-1390 be amended as follows, and as so amended, be referred to
20 the Committee on Appropriations with favorable
21 recommendation:
22
23 Amend printed bill, page 6, line 11, strike "JANUARY 1, 2022," and
24 substitute "MAY 1, 2022, BUT BEFORE JUNE 1, 2022,".
25
26 Page 7, strike line 6 and substitute "during the 2021-22 state fiscal year
27 FROM JULY 1, 2021, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2022, before".
28
29 Page 7, line 14, strike "for the" and substitute "for the".
30
31 Page 7, strike line 15 and substitute "2021-22 school year THROUGH
32 DECEMBER 31, 2022.".
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34 Page 10, after line 8 insert:
35
36 "SECTION 9. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-33-104.5,
37 amend (6)(a) as follows:
38 22-33-104.5. Home-based education - legislative declaration
39 - guidelines - definitions. (6) (a) (I) If a child is participating in a
40 nonpublic home-based educational program but also attending a public
41 school OR PUBLIC PROGRAM for a portion of the school day, the school
42 district of the public school shall be IS entitled to count such child in
43 accordance with the provisions of section 22-54-103 (10) for purposes of
44 determining pupil enrollment under the "Public School Finance Act of
45 1994", article 54 of this title TITLE 22.
46 (II) THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL, UPON REQUEST OF
47 A SCHOOL DISTRICT, ASSIGN A SEPARATE SCHOOL CODE TO A PROGRAM
48 OFFERED THROUGH A PUBLIC SCHOOL, SCHOOL DISTRICT, OR BOARD OF
49 COOPERATIVE SERVICES, DESIGNED TO PROVIDE ENRICHMENT SUPPORTS
50 AND SERVICES TO STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN NONPUBLIC HOME-BASED
51 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS. SUCH PROGRAMS ARE COMMONLY REFERRED
52 TO AS HOMESCHOOL PROGRAMS OR HOMESCHOOL ENRICHMENT
53 PROGRAMS. THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING A SEPARATE SCHOOL CODE IS TO
54 FACILITATE THE AUTONOMY OF HOMESCHOOL FAMILIES AND TO EMPOWER
55 THEM TO ACCESS ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES, SUPPORTS, AND
1 RESOURCES FOR THEIR CHILDREN.".
2
3 Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.
4
5 Page 12, strike lines 1 through 9 and substitute:
6
7 "pursuant to subsection (1) of this section shall provide written
8 documentation from one or more private or corporate donors, OR ONE OR
9 MORE SCHOOL DISTRICTS OR OTHER LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, that pledge to
10 make gifts, grants, or donations, OR OTHER PLEDGES OF MONEY, WHICH
11 MAY INCLUDE IMPACT INCOME, SUCCESS PAYMENTS, AND SPONSORSHIP
12 AND EVENT INCOME, BUT SHALL NOT INCLUDE MONEY RECEIVED FROM
13 PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS, to the vendor that, in total, equal at least the
14 amount that the department has specified will be available for the
15 purposes of a contract pursuant to subsection (1) of this section for the
16 applicable fiscal year. The written documentation must also include the
17 date by which the vendor will receive the gifts, grants, or donations, OR
18 OTHER MONEY to be used in furtherance of the requirements of this article
19 ARTICLE 94.".
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21 Page 17, after line 19 insert:
108 22 "SECTION 20. In Colorado Revised Statutes, amend 22-35-
23 as follows:
24 22-35-108. Accelerating students through concurrent
25 enrollment program - objectives - non-tuition expenses - rules.
26 (1) (a) There is hereby established the accelerating students through
27 concurrent enrollment program, Beginning in the 2010-11 school year,
28 the department shall administer the ASCENT program pursuant to the
29 provisions of this section and guidelines established by the board
30 pursuant to subsection (4) of this section. WHICH IS AVAILABLE TO ALL
31 QUALIFIED STUDENTS WHO ARE DESIGNATED BY THEIR ENROLLING LOCAL
32 EDUCATION PROVIDERS PURSUANT TO SUBSECTION (2)(a) OF THIS
33 SECTION. The objectives of the ASCENT program are to:
34 (I) Increase the percentage of students who participate in
35 postsecondary education, especially among low-income and traditionally
36 underserved populations;
37 (II) Decrease the number of students who do not complete high
38 school;
39 (III) Decrease the amount of time that is required for a student to
40 complete a postsecondary degree or certificate;
41 (IV) Reduce state expenditures for public education; and
42 (V) Increase the number of educational pathways available to
43 students.
44 (b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this article ARTICLE
45 35 TO THE CONTRARY, a qualified student who is designated by the
46 department A LOCAL EDUCATION PROVIDER to be an ASCENT program
47 participant pursuant to subsection (2) of this section may concurrently
48 enroll in postsecondary courses, including academic courses and career
49 and technical education courses, in the year directly following the year
50 in which he or she THE QUALIFIED STUDENT was enrolled in the twelfth
51 grade of a THE local education provider.
52 (2) (a) Subject to available appropriations, the department may
53 designate as an ASCENT program participant any qualified student who
54 A LOCAL EDUCATION PROVIDER MAY DESIGNATE A QUALIFIED STUDENT
55 AS AN ASCENT PROGRAM PARTICIPANT IF THE QUALIFIED STUDENT:
1 (I) Has completed or is on schedule to complete at least twelve
2 NINE credit hours of postsecondary course work prior to the completion
3 of his or her THE QUALIFIED STUDENT'S twelfth-grade year;
4 (II) Is not in need of a developmental education course;
5 (III) Has been selected for participation in the ASCENT program
6 by his or her high school principal or equivalent school administrator;
7 (IV) (III) Has been accepted into a postsecondary degree program
8 at an institution of higher education; AND
9 (V) Has satisfied any other selection criteria established by
10 guidelines established by the board pursuant to subsection (4) of this
11 section; and
12 (VI) (IV) Has not been designated AS an ASCENT program
13 participant in any A prior year.
14 (b) Repealed.
15 (c) (I) Repealed.
16 (II) (b) EACH LOCAL EDUCATION PROVIDER THAT DESIGNATES
17 QUALIFIED STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ASCENT PROGRAM SHALL,
18 AS PROVIDED BY STATE BOARD RULE, REPORT TO THE DEPARTMENT THE
19 ESTIMATED NUMBER OF ASCENT PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS THAT THE
20 LOCAL EDUCATION PROVIDER WILL ENROLL FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOOL
21 YEAR. The department, as part of its annual budget request to the general
22 assembly, shall report the ESTIMATED total number of potential ASCENT
23 program participants for the following school year.
24 (III) Repealed.
25 (IV) The department shall not designate a greater number of
26 ASCENT program participants for a school year than the number of
27 participants that the general assembly approves for funding in the annual
28 general appropriation act for the applicable budget year.
29 (3) (a) The local education provider of a qualified student who is
30 designated by the department as an ASCENT program participant may
31 include the student A LOCAL EDUCATION PROVIDER MAY INCLUDE EACH
32 QUALIFIED STUDENT WHOM THE LOCAL EDUCATION PROVIDER
33 DESIGNATES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ASCENT PROGRAM PURSUANT TO
34 THIS SECTION in the district's funded pupil count, or, in the case of a
35 QUALIFIED student enrolled in an institute charter school, in the FUNDED
36 PUPIL COUNT OF THE school's accounting district, as provided in section
37 22-54-103 (7).
38 (b) A local education provider that receives extended high school
39 funding, as described in section 22-54-104 (4.7), in a budget year for
40 ASCENT program participants may expend the funding on behalf of
41 ASCENT program participants who enroll in an institution of higher
42 education during that budget year and on behalf of ASCENT program
43 participants who, by May 1 of that budget year, are admitted to an
44 institution of higher education to participate in the ASCENT program
45 during the next budget year.
46 (c) The local education provider shall certify to the department by
47 May 10 of each year the list of ASCENT program participants who are
48 admitted to an institution of higher education to participate in the
49 ASCENT program during the next budget year. At the end of the budget
50 year in which the local education provider receives the extended high
51 school funding for ASCENT program participants, the local education
52 provider shall remit to the department any remaining amount of the
53 funding that the local education provider is not using for an ASCENT
54 program participant who is included on the certified list.
55
1 (4) The board shall establish guidelines AS NECESSARY for the
2 administration of the ASCENT program. including but not limited to
3 selection criteria that the department may use pursuant to subparagraph
4 (V) of paragraph (a) of subsection (2) of this section to designate
5 qualified students as ASCENT program participants.
22 6 (5) For the purposes of part 5 of article 11 of this title
7 concerning school accountability reports, the department shall include
8 ASCENT program participants in the reporting requirements, regardless
9 of whether an ASCENT program participant has completed his or her
10 THE PARTICIPANT'S graduation requirements.
11 (6) (a) Repealed.
12 (b) (6) For purposes of applying the provisions of article 11 of
13 this title 22 concerning school accountability and reporting graduation
14 rates, a qualified student who is an ASCENT program participant shall
15 MUST be counted in the enrolling school district's or institute charter
16 school's graduation rate in the school year in which the student completes
17 the school district's or institute charter school's minimum high school
18 graduation requirements. The state board of education shall promulgate
19 rules for schools and school districts to follow in satisfying state and
20 federal reporting requirements concerning the enrollment status of
21 ASCENT program participants. To the extent practicable, the rules must
22 ensure that schools and school districts are not adversely affected in
23 calculating and reporting the completion of high school graduation
24 requirements by qualified students who have been designated by the
25 department LOCAL EDUCATION PROVIDERS as ASCENT program
26 participants. The rules must include, at a minimum, reporting
27 requirements relating to:
28 (I) (a) The provisions of article 7 of this title 22 concerning
29 educational accountability; and
30 (II) (b) The provisions of article 11 of this title 22 concerning
31 educational accreditation.
32 SECTION 21. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-35-105, repeal
33 (4) as follows:
34 22-35-105. Financial provisions - payment of tuition.
35 (4) (a) Before paying the tuition for a course in which a qualified student
36 concurrently enrolls, the local education provider in which the qualified
37 student is enrolled shall require the qualified student and his or her parent
38 or legal guardian to sign a document requiring repayment of the amount
39 of tuition paid by the local education provider for the course on the
40 qualified student's behalf if the qualified student does not complete the
41 course for any reason without the consent of the principal of the student's
42 high school.
43 (b) If a qualified student concurrently enrolled in a course for
44 whom a local education provider pays tuition does not complete the
45 course for any reason without the consent of the principal of the high
46 school in which the qualified student is enrolled, the qualified student or
47 the qualified student's parent or legal guardian shall reimburse the local
48 education provider, as provided in the document signed pursuant to
49 paragraph (a) of this subsection (4), for the amount of tuition paid by the
50 local education provider for the course.
51 (c) A local education provider may adopt a policy that requires a
52 qualified student and his or her parent or legal guardian to sign a
53 document prior to the student's concurrent enrollment in a course, which
54 document commits the student or his or her parent or legal guardian to
55 reimburse the local education provider for the tuition paid by the local
1 education provider for the course in the event that the student receives a
2 failing grade in the course.
3 SECTION 22. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-35-103, amend
4 (6)(a) as follows:
5 22-35-103. Definitions. As used in this article 35, unless the
6 context otherwise requires:
7 (6) (a) "Concurrent enrollment" means the simultaneous
8 enrollment of a qualified student in a local education provider and in one
9 or more postsecondary courses, including academic or career and
10 technical education courses, which may include course work related to
11 apprenticeship programs or internship programs, at an institution of
12 higher education pursuant to the provisions of this article 35, at no tuition
13 cost to the qualified student or the qualified student's parent or legal
14 guardian. except as provided in section 22-35-105 (4)(c). As provided in
15 section 22-35-104 (5) and (6)(b)(II), upon successfully completing a
16 concurrent enrollment postsecondary course, the qualified student must
17 receive credit that applies to completion of high school graduation
18 requirements and postsecondary credit that applies toward completion of
19 developmental education courses, applies toward earning a certificate or
20 degree awarded through an approved postsecondary career and technical
21 education program, is approved by the department of higher education for
22 transfer from a two-year institution to a four-year institution in
23 satisfaction of prerequisite courses for a specific major, is approved for
24 statewide transfer pursuant to section 23-1-125, or is part of a statewide
25 degree transfer agreement pursuant to section 23-1-108 (7)(a).
26 SECTION 23. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-35-107, amend
27 (6) introductory portion, (6)(c), and (6)(d) as follows:
28 22-35-107. Concurrent enrollment advisory board - created
29 - membership - duties - reports - repeal. (6) The board shall have HAS
30 the following duties:
31 (c) Making recommendations as necessary to the general
32 assembly, the state board, and the commission concerning the
33 improvement or updating of state policies relating to concurrent
34 enrollment programs, including but not limited to recommendations of
35 policies that will allow every local education provider in the state to have
36 adequate resources to enter into at least one cooperative agreement; and
37 recommendations of a funding allocation model, to be approved by the
38 state board on or before July 1, 2013, in the event that the number of
39 qualified students identified by local education providers exceeds
40 available appropriations pursuant to section 22-35-108 (2);
41 (d) On or before December 1, 2010 DECEMBER 1, 2022,
42 considering and making recommendations to the state board and the
43 education committees of the house of representatives and senate, or any
44 successor committees, regarding the feasibility of a waiver process
45 whereby a LOCAL EDUCATION PROVIDER, ON BEHALF OF A qualified
46 student, could apply to the department for a waiver of certain provisions
47 of section 22-35-108, which waiver would allow the LOCAL EDUCATION
48 PROVIDER TO DESIGNATE THE student to be designated by the department
49 as an ASCENT program participant in the second year following the year
50 in which he or she THE QUALIFIED STUDENT was enrolled in the twelfth
51 grade of a THE local education provider so long as he or she THE
52 QUALIFYING STUDENT:
53 (I) Was so designated in the year directly following the year in
54 which he or she THE QUALIFIED STUDENT was enrolled in the twelfth
55 grade of a THE local education provider;
1 (II) Requires fifteen or fewer credit hours of postsecondary course
2 work to achieve a postsecondary credential; and
3 (III) Is eligible for free or reduced-cost REDUCED-PRICE lunch
4 pursuant to the federal "Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act",
5 42 U.S.C. sec. 1751 et seq.;
6 SECTION 24. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-35-112, amend
7 (2)(g) as follows:
8 22-35-112. Reports. (2) On or before February 1, 2011, and on
9 or before February 1 each year thereafter through 2016, and on or before
10 April 1, 2017, and on or before April 1 each year thereafter, the
11 department and the department of higher education shall collaborate to
12 prepare and submit to the education committees of the senate and house
13 of representatives, or any successor committees, a report concerning the
14 concurrent enrollment of qualified students in postsecondary courses,
15 including academic courses and career and technical education courses,
16 and courses related to apprenticeship programs and internship programs.
17 The report must include, but need not be limited to:
18 (g) FOR THE PREVIOUS SCHOOL YEAR, the total number of
19 qualified students designated by the department as ASCENT or TREP
20 program participants in the previous school year THAT LOCAL EDUCATION
21 PROVIDERS DESIGNATED AS ASCENT PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS AND THE
22 TOTAL NUMBER OF QUALIFIED STUDENTS THE DEPARTMENT DESIGNATED
23 AS PARTICIPANTS IN THE TEACHER RECRUITMENT EDUCATION AND
24 PREPARATION PROGRAM;
25 SECTION 25. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-35-113, amend
26 (1)(f) as follows:
27 22-35-113. Concurrent enrollment - website. (1) By July 1,
28 2020, the department of education and the department of higher
29 education, with advice from the state board, shall make available to the
30 public a concurrent enrollment website to provide information to
31 students, parents, and legal guardians concerning concurrent enrollment
32 options and requirements. The departments must ensure that the website
33 is clear, easy to navigate, and generally user-friendly. In addition, the
34 website must at a minimum:
35 (f) Provide information concerning the payment of the costs of
36 concurrent enrollment, including tuition, which is not chargeable to the
37 student or the student's parent or legal guardian, except as provided in
38 section 22-35-105 (4)(c), fees and books, which may be chargeable to the
39 student or the student's parent or legal guardian, and transportation;
40 SECTION 26. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-54-114, amend
41 (4)(a) as follows:
98 42 22-54-114. State public school fund. (4) (a) For the 1997-
43 fiscal year and fiscal years thereafter, the net amount recovered by the
44 department of education during the applicable fiscal year, pursuant to
45 school district and institute charter school audits, as overpayments made
46 to school districts and institute charter schools and any amount remitted
47 by a school district or institute charter school pursuant to section
48 22-35-108 (3)(c), that would otherwise be transmitted to the state
49 treasurer for deposit in the general fund shall instead be transmitted to the
50 state treasurer for deposit in the state public school fund. The amount
51 shall be available for appropriation to the department of education in
52 subsequent fiscal years.
53
1 SECTION 27. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 23-18-202, amend
2 (5)(c)(III) as follows:
3 23-18-202. College opportunity fund - appropriations -
4 payment of stipends - reimbursement - report. (5) (c) (III) For an
5 eligible undergraduate student who has completed one or more college
6 courses while enrolled in high school pursuant to the "Concurrent
7 Enrollment Programs Act", article 35 of title 22, or while designated by
8 the department of education as an ASCENT program participant pursuant
9 to section 22-35-108 or as a TREP program participant pursuant to
10 section 22-35-108.5, or while enrolled in a pathways in technology early
11 college high school pursuant to article 35.3 of title 22, all college-level
12 credit hours earned by the student while so enrolled count against the
13 lifetime limitation described in subsection (5)(c)(I) of this section; except
14 that credit hours earned from enrollment in a developmental education
15 course, as defined in section 23-1-113 (11)(b), do not count against the
16 lifetime limitation.
17 SECTION 28. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 24-75-220, add (8)
18 as follows:
19 24-75-220. State education fund - transfers - surplus -
20 legislative declaration. (8) ON JULY 1, 2022, THE STATE TREASURER
21 SHALL TRANSFER THREE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS FROM THE GENERAL
22 FUND TO THE STATE EDUCATION FUND CREATED IN SECTION 17 (4) OF
23 ARTICLE IX OF THE STATE CONSTITUTION.".
24
25 Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.
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27

House Journal, April 26
12 HB22-1390 be amended as follows, and as so amended, be referred to
13 the Committee of the Whole with favorable
14 recommendation:
15
16 Amend printed bill, page 5, lines 8 through 10, strike "EIGHT BILLION
17 FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY MILLION ONE HUNDRED FOURTEEN THOUSAND
18 ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-TWO DOLLARS ($8,420,114,162);" and substitute
19 "EIGHT BILLION FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-TWO MILLION TWO HUNDRED
20 SIXTEEN THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE DOLLARS
21 ($8,422,216,159);".
22
23 Page 17, after line 25 insert:
24
25 "SECTION 20. Appropriation. For the 2022-23 state fiscal year,
26 $184,125,900 is appropriated to the department of education. This
27 appropriation consists of $2,101,985 from the general fund and
28 $182,023,915 from the state education fund created in section 17 (4)(a)
29 of article IX of the state constitution. To implement this act, the
30 department may use this appropriation for the state share of districts' total
31 program funding.
32 SECTION 21. Appropriation to the department of education
33 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022. Section 2 of HB 21-1329,
34 amend Part IV (2)(A) Footnote 8, as follows:
35
36 Section 2. Appropriation.
37
38 8 Department of Education, Assistance to Public Schools, Public
39 School Finance, State Share of Districts' Total Program Funding --
40 Pursuant to Section 22-35-108 (2)(a) and 22-35-108.5 (2)(b)(II), C.R.S.,
41 the purpose of this footnote is to specify what portion of this
42 appropriation is intended to be available for the Accelerating Students
43 Through Concurrent Enrollment (ASCENT) Program and the Teacher
44 Recruitment Education and Preparation (TREP) Program for FY 2022-23.
45 It is the General Assembly's intent that the Department of Education be
46 authorized to utilize up to $4,249,000 of this appropriation to fund
47 qualified students designated as ASCENT Program participants and
48 $1,699,600 $1,737,200 of this appropriation to fund qualified students
49 designated as TREP Program participants. This amount is calculated
50 based on an estimated 500 FTE participants and 200 FTE TREP Program
51 participants funded at a rate of $8,498 $8,686 per FTE pursuant to
52 Section 22-54-104 (4.7), C.R.S.
53
54
1 SECTION 22. Appropriation. (1) For the 2022-23 state fiscal
2 year, $196,086 is appropriated to the department of education. This
3 appropriation is from the general fund. To implement this act, the
4 department may use this appropriation as follows:
5 (a) $127,973 for the dyslexia markers pilot program;
6 (b) $43,113 for college and career readiness, which amount is
5 7 based on an assumption that the department will require an additional 0.
8 FTE; and
9 (c) $25,000 for information technology services.".
10
11 Renumber succeeding section accordingly.
12
13

House Journal, April 26
36 Amendment No. 1, Appropriations Report, dated April 26, 2022, and
37 placed in member's bill file; Report also printed in House Journal,
38 April 26, 2022.
39
40 Amendment No. 2, Education Report, dated April 21, 2022, and placed
41 in member’s bill file; Report also printed in House Journal, April 22,
42 2022.
43
44 Amendment No. 3, by Representative McCluskie:
45
46 Amend the Education Committee Report, dated April 21, 2022, page 7,
47 line 15, before "(2)(g)" insert "(2) introductory portion and".
48
49 Page 7 of the report, strike lines 16 through 18 and substitute:
50 "22-35-112. Reports. (2) On or before February 1, 2011, and on
51 or before February 1 each year thereafter through 2016, and on or before
52 April 1, 2017, and on or before April 1 each year thereafter, ON OR
53 BEFORE APRIL 1, 2022, AND ON OR BEFORE MAY 1 EACH YEAR
54 THEREAFTER, the".
55
56
1 Page 8 of the report, after line 4 insert:
2
3 "SECTION 26. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-54-112, amend
4 (2)(c) as follows:
5 22-54-112. Reports to the state board. (2) (c) On or before
6 November 10 of each year, the secretary of the state charter school
7 institute board shall certify to the state board the pupil enrollment, and the
8 online pupil enrollment, AND THE EXTENDED HIGH SCHOOL PUPIL
9 ENROLLMENT of each institute charter school taken in the preceding
10 October.".
11
12 Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.
13
14 Amendment No. 4, by Representative Geitner:
15
16 Amend the Education Committee report, dated April 21, 2022, page 1,
17 strike lines 8 through 23 and substitute:
18
19 "Page 11 of the bill, after line 3, insert:
20 "SECTION 10. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-54-103, add
21 (10)(i) as follows:
22 22-54-103. Definitions. As used in this article 54, unless the
23 context otherwise requires:
24 (10) (i) AT THE REQUEST OF A DISTRICT THAT INCLUDES IN ITS
25 PUPIL ENROLLMENT ONE OR MORE STUDENTS WHO ARE PARTICIPATING IN
26 NONPUBLIC HOME-BASED EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND ALSO ATTENDING
27 A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR PUBLIC PROGRAM FOR A PORTION OF THE SCHOOL
28 DAY, THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL ASSIGN A SEPARATE SCHOOL
29 CODE TO EACH PROGRAM OFFERED THROUGH THE DISTRICT OR A SCHOOL
30 OF THE DISTRICT THAT IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE ENRICHMENT SUPPORTS
31 AND SERVICES TO STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN NONPUBLIC HOME-BASED
32 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS.".".
33
34 Page 2 of the report, strike lines 1 through 6.
35
36 Amendment No. 5, by Representative McCluskie:
37
38 Amend printed bill, page 16, line 21, strike "and" and substitute "and".
39
40 As amended, ordered engrossed and placed on the Calendar for Third
41 Reading and Final Passage.
42

Senate Journal, April 28
After consideration on the merits, the Committee recommends that HB22-1390 be
amended as follows, and as so amended, be referred to the Committee on Appropriations
with favorable recommendation.
Amend reengrossed bill, page 6, lines 2 and 3, strike "ON OR AFTER JUNE 1,
2023," and substitute "ONE YEAR AFTER NOTIFICATION BY THE COMMISSION, IN
COORDINATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION,".

Page 6, line 6, after "SECTION;" insert "AND".

Page 6, strike lines 8 through 14, and substitute "SUBSECTION (4)(a) OF THIS
SECTION.".

Page 6, line 17, strike "JUNE 1, 2023," and substitute "THE ONE-YEAR DEADLINE
AFTER NOTIFICATION BY THE COMMISSION, IN COORDINATION WITH THE
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, ".

Page 6, line 23, strike "JUNE 1, 2023," and substitute "THE ONE-YEAR DEADLINE
AFTER NOTIFICATION BY THE COMMISSION, IN COORDINATION WITH THE
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, ".

Page 11, strike lines 4 through 16.

Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.

Page 11, after line 16, insert:
"SECTION 10. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 22-54-117, add
(1)(a)(IX) as follows:
22-54-117. Contingency reserve - fund - repeal. (1) (a) For the
2007-08 fiscal year and fiscal years thereafter, the general assembly shall
annually determine the amount to appropriate to the contingency reserve fund,
which is hereby created in the state treasury. In deciding the amount to
appropriate to the contingency reserve fund, the general assembly may take into
consideration any recommendations made by the department of education, but
nothing in this section obligates the general assembly to provide supplemental
assistance to all districts that are found to be in need or to fully fund the total
amount of such need. The state board may approve and order payments from the
contingency reserve fund for supplemental assistance to districts determined to
be in need as the result of any or all of the following circumstances:
(IX) (A) FOR THE 2021-22, 2022-23, AND 2023-24 BUDGET YEARS,
UNUSUAL FINANCIAL BURDEN CAUSED BY THE WITHHOLDING OF LOCAL
PROPERTY TAXES PURSUANT TO SECTION 29-1-606 (5) FOR A RURAL OR SMALL
RURAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, AS DEFINED IN SECTION 22-7-1211 (4), BECAUSE OF A
DELAY IN FILING THE AUDIT REPORT DUE TO EXTRAORDINARY PROBLEMS THAT
COULD NOT HAVE BEEN REASONABLY FORESEEN OR PREVENTED BY THE RURAL
OR SMALL RURAL SCHOOL DISTRICT.
(B) THIS SUBSECTION (1)(a)(IX) IS REPEALED, EFFECTIVE JULY 1,
2026.".

Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.

Page 17, line 7, strike "books AND OPERATE" and substitute "books.".

Page 17, strike line 8.

Page 17, strike lines 14 through 27.

Page 18, strike lines 1 through 9.

Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.

Page 29, after line 7, insert:
"SECTION 32. Appropriation. For the 2022-23 state fiscal year,
$1,000,000 is appropriated to the mill levy equalization fund created in section
22-30.5-513.1, C.R.S. This appropriation is from the general fund. The state
charter school institute in the department of education is responsible for the
accounting related to this appropriation.".

Renumber succeeding sections accordingly.