Amendments for SB22-172

Senate Journal, April 12
After consideration on the merits, the Committee recommends that SB22-172 be amended
as follows, and as so amended, be referred to the Committee on Appropriations with
favorable recommendation.
Amend printed bill page 4, line 5, after "TRACK" insert "OR PROGRAM".

Page 8, line 1, strike "25." and substitute "25 OR FOR THE DENTAL LOAN
REPAYMENT PROGRAM DESCRIBED IN ARTICLE 23 OF TITLE 25.".

Page 9, strike lines 3 through 8 and substitute:
"(b) THE RURAL PROGRAM OFFICE MAY COLLABORATE WITH THE
COLORADO AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS, THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC
HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT, A STATEWIDE ORGANIZATION OF HOSPITALS, AND
THE COLORADO RURAL HEALTH CENTER TO ASSESS UNMET RURAL COMMUNITY
HEALTH-CARE PRIORITY NEEDS, COLLECT DATA TO SUPPORT THE ASSESSMENT,
AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR FUNDING TO
SUPPORT ADDING MORE SCHOOLS, PROGRAMS, AND HEALTH-CARE
PROFESSIONALS TO MEET THAT NEED. THE RURAL PROGRAM OFFICE MAY
INCLUDE THE RECOMMENDATIONS IN ITS ANNUAL REPORT.".

Page 10, line 24, before "SCHOOL" insert "IN ITS DOCTOR OF MEDICINE PROGRAM
IN THE".

Page 11, line 3, strike "AND".

Page 11, after line 3, insert:
"(IX) COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE, IN ITS NURSING PROGRAM;
(X) FORT LEWIS COLLEGE, IN ITS NURSING PROGRAM OPERATED IN
AGREEMENT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO NURSING PROGRAM; AND".

Renumber succeeding subparagraph accordingly.

Page 11, strike lines 6 through 8 and substitute:
"(A) MORGAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE, IN ITS NURSING PROGRAM; AND
(B) TRINIDAD STATE COLLEGE, IN ITS NURSING PROGRAM.".


Health &
Human
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Senate Journal, May 3
After consideration on the merits, the Committee recommends that SB22-172 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 9, strike lines 26 and 27 and substitute:
"23-76.5-105. Initiative funding - fee for service contracts - repeal.
(1) SUBJECT TO AVAILABLE APPROPRIATIONS, THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER
EDUCATION SHALL ENTER INTO A LIMITED PURPOSE FEE-FOR-SERVICE CONTRACT
WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER PURSUANT TO
SECTION 23-18-308 TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE RURAL PROGRAM OFFICE TO
CARRY OUT ITS DUTIES DESCRIBED IN SECTION 23-76.5-103. THE FUNDING FOR
THE RURAL PROGRAM OFFICE MAY BE INCLUDED IN A SINGLE FEE-FOR-SERVICE
CONTRACT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER
DESCRIBED IN SUBSECTION (2) OF THIS SECTION.
(2) SUBJECT TO AVAILABLE APPROPRIATIONS, THE DEPARTMENT OF
HIGHER EDUCATION SHALL ENTER INTO A LIMITED PURPOSE FEE-FOR-SERVICE
CONTRACT WITH THE GOVERNING BOARDS OF EACH OF THE FOLLOWING
INSTITUTIONS, EXCEPT FOR COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE, FOR ALLOCATION
TO EACH PROGRAM".

Page 10, strike lines 1 through 10.

Page 10, line 24, strike "AND".

Page 10, strike line 26 and substitute "PROGRAM; AND
(C) AT THE HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER CAMPUS, IN ITS PHYSICIAN
ASSISTANTS PROGRAM IN THE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE;".

Page 11, after line 8 insert:
"(b) (I) SUBJECT TO AVAILABLE APPROPRIATIONS, THE DEPARTMENT OF
HIGHER EDUCATION SHALL ALLOCATE MONEY TO COLORADO MOUNTAIN
COLLEGE TO ESTABLISH A RURAL TRACK IN ITS NURSING PROGRAM.".

Page 11, line 9, strike "(b)" and substitute "(II)".

Page 11, line 10, after "INSTITUTION" insert "AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER
EDUCATION SHALL NOT ENTER INTO A LIMITED PURPOSE FEE-FOR-SERVICE
CONTRACT WITH A GOVERNING BOARD OR ALLOCATE MONEY TO AN
INSTITUTION".

Page 11, line 12, strike "(c) THIS SUBSECTION (2)" and substitute:
"(III) THIS SUBSECTION (2)(b)".

Page 11, after line 12, insert:
"SECTION 3. In Colorado Revised Statutes, 23-18-308, add (1)(j) as
follows:
23-18-308. Fee-for-service contracts - limited purpose - repeal.
(1) Subject to available appropriations, the department shall enter into
fee-for-service contracts for the following purposes:
(j) THE COLORADO RURAL HEALTH-CARE WORKFORCE INITIATIVE
ESTABLISHED IN ARTICLE 76.5 OF THIS TITLE 23, INCLUDING FOR HEALTH-CARE
PROFESSIONALS RURAL TRACKS AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND
ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS AND EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT PROVIDED BY THE
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO'S SCHOOL OF MEDICINE'S RURAL PROGRAM.
SECTION 4. Appropriation. (1) For the 2022-23 state fiscal year,
$1,135,000 is appropriated to the department of higher education. This
appropriation is from the general fund. To implement this act, the department
may use this appropriation for the college opportunity fund program to be used
for limited purpose fee-for-service contracts with state institutions.
(2) For the FY 2022-23 state fiscal year $1,135,000 is appropriated to
the department of higher education. This appropriation is from reappropriated
funds received from the limited purpose fee-for-service contracts with state
institutions under subsection (1) of this section. To implement this act, the
department may use this appropriation as follows:
(a) $65,000 for the trustees of Adams state university for allocation to
its nursing program;
(b) $65,000 for the trustees of Colorado Mesa university for allocation
to its nursing program;
(c) $65,000 for the trustees of Metropolitan state university of Denver
for allocation to its nursing program;
(d) $65,000 for the trustees of Western Colorado university for
allocation to its behavioral science in rural community health program;
(e) $65,000 for the board of governors of the Colorado state university
system for allocation to Colorado state university Pueblo for its school of
nursing;
(f) $65,000 for the trustees of Fort Lewis college for allocation to its
nursing program;
(g) $550,000 for the regents of the university of Colorado, which
amount includes $225,000 for allocation to the health sciences center for the
rural program office, $65,000 for allocation to the health sciences center for the
school of dental medicine, $65,000 for allocation to the health sciences center
for the school of medicine for the doctor of medicine program, $65,000 for
allocation to the health sciences center for the school of medicine for the
physician assistant program, $65,000 for allocation to the Colorado Springs
campus for its nursing program, and $65,000 for allocation to the Colorado
school of public health operated by the university of Colorado, Colorado state
university, and the university of Northern Colorado;
(h) $65,000 for the university of Northern Colorado for allocation to its
school of nursing; and
(i) $130,000 for the state board for community colleges and
occupational education state system community colleges, which amount
includes $65,000 for allocation to Morgan community college for its nursing
program and $65,000 for allocation to Trinidad state college for its nursing
program.
(3) For the 2022-23 state fiscal year, $65,000 is appropriated to the
department of higher education. This appropriation is from the general fund. To
implement this act, the department may use this appropriation for Colorado
mountain college for allocation to its nursing program.".

Renumber succeeding section accordingly.

Page 1, line 103, strike "AREAS." and substitute "AREAS, AND, IN CONNECTION
THEREWITH, MAKING AN APPROPRIATION.".


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