Amendments for SB21-106

Senate Journal, March 12
After consideration on the merits, the Committee recommends that SB21-106 be amended
as follows, and as so amended, be referred to the Committee on Appropriations with
favorable recommendation.
Amend printed bill, page 3, line 26, strike "DISTRICT," and substitute "DISTRICT
OR OF A BOARD OF COOPERATIVE SERVICES,".

Page 9, line 5, strike "8-83-225." and substitute "8-83-225, AND THAT MEETS
THE REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN SECTION 23-3.3-1304 (3).".

Page 12, strike lines 12 through 18 and substitute "IN THE PILOT PROGRAM. THE
ELIGIBLE GRADUATE MUST COMMENCE A POSTSECONDARY PROGRAM WITHIN
EIGHTEEN MONTHS AFTER GRADUATING EARLY, OR THE ELIGIBLE GRADUATE
FORFEITS THE STATE FUNDING.".

Page 13, after line 9 insert:
"(c) THE POSTSECONDARY PROGRAM SHALL ENSURE THAT THE STATE
FUNDING IS USED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION.
THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DISSEMINATE GUIDELINES TO PARTICIPATING
POSTSECONDARY PROGRAMS CLEARLY DESCRIBING THE ALLOWABLE USES OF
STATE FUNDING UNDER THIS SECTION AND ESTABLISHING THE EXPECTATION
THAT THE POSTSECONDARY PROGRAMS ENSURE APPROPRIATE USE OF STATE
FUNDING.
(3) IN ORDER TO RECEIVE FUNDING AS A POSTSECONDARY PROGRAM
PURSUANT TO THIS PART 13, THE POSTSECONDARY PROGRAM MUST HAVE
QUALIFIED INSTRUCTORS CONSISTENT WITH THE POSTSECONDARY PROGRAM'S
ACCREDITATION OR AUTHORIZATION, AND:
(a) A TRAINING PROGRAM PROVIDER MUST BE IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL
ELIGIBILITY AND QUALITY REQUIREMENTS FOR FUNDING UNDER THE FEDERAL
"WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT", 29 U.S.C. SEC. 3101 ET
SEQ., REFERRED TO IN THIS SECTION AS "WIOA", AND BE SUBJECT TO THE EQUAL
OPPORTUNITY AND NONDISCRIMINATION REQUIREMENTS OF WIOA AND ITS
IMPLEMENTING REGULATIONS AT 29 CFR PART 38; AND
(b) AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION SHALL COMPLY WITH ALL
STATE AND LOCAL SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND WITH FEDERAL LAWS
PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATING AGAINST STUDENTS, INCLUDING TITLE IX OF THE
"EDUCATION AMENDMENTS OF 1972", THE "AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT", SECTION 504 OF THE "REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973", TITLE VI OF THE
"CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964", AND THE "AGE DISCRIMINATION ACT OF 1975",
AND ANY OTHER FEDERAL DISCRIMINATION STATUTES.".

Page 13, line 21, strike "YEAR;" and substitute "YEAR AND THE AMOUNT OF
STATE FUNDING, IF ANY, REMITTED TO AN ELIGIBLE GRADUATE BY THE
POSTSECONDARY PROGRAM PURSUANT TO SECTION 23-3.3-1304 (2)(a);".

Page 14, line 9, after "IN" insert "SUBSECTION (1) OF".

Page 14, after line 10 insert:

"(3) (a) THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT SHALL
COMMUNICATE THE REPORTING EXPECTATIONS UNDER THE FEDERAL
"WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT", 29 U.S.C. SEC. 3101 ET
SEQ., TO ALL APPROVED TRAINING PROVIDERS RECEIVING STATE FUNDING
PURSUANT TO THIS PART 13 TO ENSURE THAT PARTICIPATION AND EMPLOYMENT
OUTCOMES FOR EARLY GRADUATES ARE INCLUDED IN EXISTING DEPARTMENT OF
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT REPORTING.
(b) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL COMMUNICATE REPORTING EXPECTATIONS
TO INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION RECEIVING STATE FUNDING PURSUANT
TO THIS PART 13 TO ENSURE THAT EARLY GRADUATES ARE INCLUDED IN
EXISTING DEPARTMENT DATA COLLECTIONS REGARDING OUTCOMES SUCH AS
COMPLETION RATES, EARNINGS, AND EMPLOYMENT OUTCOMES.
(c) TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, POSTSECONDARY PROGRAMS
RECEIVING STATE FUNDING PURSUANT TO THIS PART 13 SHALL CONDUCT AN
ASSESSMENT TO DETERMINE WHY AN EARLY GRADUATE WHO LEFT THE
POSTSECONDARY PROGRAM PRIOR TO COMPLETION LEFT THE POSTSECONDARY
PROGRAM.".

Page 15, strike line 6 and substitute "EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 31, 2027.".



Senate Journal, April 30
After consideration on the merits, the Committee recommends that SB21-106 be amended
as follows, and as so amended, be referred to the Committee of the Whole with favorable
recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the Consent Calendar.
Amend printed bill, page 7, after line 11 insert:

"(2) "DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION" MEANS THE DEPARTMENT OF
EDUCATION CREATED IN SECTION 24-1-115.".

Renumber succeeding subsections accordingly.

Page 7, lines 26 and 27, strike "A PRIVATE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION,
AS DEFINED IN SECTION 23-18-102 (9);".

Page 9, strike line 12 and substitute "THE 2021-22 BUDGET YEAR; OR".

Page 9, strike line 20 and substitute "2021-22 BUDGET YEAR; OR".

Page 9, strike lines 23 and 24 and substitute "OF THIS SECTION, "THE AVERAGE
STATE SHARE OF THE STATE AVERAGE PER-PUPIL REVENUES FOR THE 2021-22
BUDGET YEAR" IS THE AMOUNT CALCULATED DURING THE 2021 REGULAR
LEGISLATIVE SESSION.".

Page 10, line 10, strike "STATE BOARD" and substitute "COMMISSION".

Page 10, strike lines 22 through 27 and substitute:

"(3) (a) NO LATER THAN JULY 1, 2022, AND NO LATER THAN JULY 1
EACH YEAR THEREAFTER, THE LOCAL EDUCATION PROVIDER OF A LOW-INCOME
STUDENT WHO HAS GRADUATED EARLY DURING THE IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING
BUDGET YEAR SHALL NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT AND THE DEPARTMENT OF
EDUCATION OF THE STUDENT'S EARLY GRADUATION, THE NAME OF THE HIGH
SCHOOL, AND THE GRADUATION DATE. THE LOCAL EDUCATION PROVIDER SHALL
NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT AND THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IF THERE IS A
CORRECTION TO THE INFORMATION PROVIDED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBSECTION
(3)(a).".

Page 11, strike lines 1 through 7.

Page 11, lines 12 and 13, strike "EQUAL TO" and substitute "SUFFICIENT FOR
PAYMENT OF".

Page 11, line 15, after "DEPARTMENT" insert "OF EDUCATION".

Page 11, line 16, strike "EQUAL TO" and substitute "SUFFICIENT FOR PAYMENT
OF".

Page 11, line 18, strike "THE APPLICABLE BUDGET YEAR" and substitute "THE
2021-22 BUDGET YEAR, AS CALCULATED DURING THE 2021 REGULAR
LEGISLATIVE SESSION,".

Page 12, line 23, strike "RULES" and substitute "POLICIES".

Page 13, line 14, strike "JOINT BUDGET COMMITTEE AND TO" and substitute
"DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING
AND BUDGETING, THE JOINT BUDGET COMMITTEE, AND".

Page 13, line 16, strike "MINIMUM:" and substitute "MINIMUM, THE FOLLOWING
DATA AND INFORMATION, AS APPLICABLE:".

Page 14, line 2, after "THE" insert "NUMBER OF STUDENTS WHO HAVE
REQUESTED STATE FUNDING FOR THE CURRENT BUDGET YEAR PRIOR TO THE
DATE OF THE REPORT, THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF STATE FUNDING REQUESTED, THE
ESTIMATED TOTAL EXPENDITURES FROM THE FUND IN THE CURRENT BUDGET
YEAR, AND THE".

Page 14, line 3, strike "APPLICABLE" and substitute "CURRENT" and strike
"AND".

Page 14, line 7, strike "ANY." and substitute "ANY; AND".

Page 14, after line 7 insert:

"(h) OUTCOMES AND DATA DESCRIBED IN SUBSECTION (3) OF THIS
SECTION FOR ELIGIBLE GRADUATES WHO RECEIVED STATE FUNDING.".

Page 15, before line 7 insert:

"SECTION 6. Appropriation. (1) For the 2021-22 state fiscal year,
$220,115 is appropriated to the department of education. This appropriation is
from the general fund and is based on the assumption that the department will
require an additional 0.3 FTE. To implement this act, the department may use
this appropriation for the high school innovative learning pilot program.
(2) For the 2021-22 state fiscal year, $44,222 is appropriated to the
department of higher education. This appropriation is from the general fund,
and is based on an assumption that the department will require an additional 0.6
FTE. To implement this act, the department may use this appropriation for the
fourth-year innovation pilot program.".

Renumber succeeding section accordingly.

Page 1, line 102, strike "TRAINING." and substitute "TRAINING, AND, IN
CONNECTION THEREWITH, MAKING AN APPROPRIATION.".


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