Follow all the important education legislation making its way through Colorado’s statehouse.

Bill No. Title Full TextCCW SummaryIntro DateHouse SponsorsHouse CommitteeSenate SponsorsSenate CommitteeHearing DateStatusFiscal Notes
HB20-1002 College Credit For Work Experience Full Text of Bill

Concerning a statewide plan for awarding college credit for work-related experience.

01/08/2020B. McLachlan (D)
M. Baisley (R)
EducationR. Zenzinger (D)
T. Story (D)
House Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations: 01/28/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/13/2020
HB20-1005 Enhance Safe2tell Full Text of Bill

Concerning enhancements to the safe2tell program.

01/08/2020K. Van Winkle (R)
D. Michaelson Jenet (D)
EducationR. Fields (D)
P. Lundeen (R)
House Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations: 02/06/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/17/2020
HB20-1006 Early Childhood Mental Health Consultants Full Text of Bill

Concerning creation of a statewide program of early childhood mental health consultation.

01/08/2020J. McCluskie (D)
E. Sirota (D)
Public Health Care and Human ServicesB. Pettersen (D)
T. Story (D)
House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Amended to Appropriations: 01/24/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/22/2020
HB20-1007 Diverse Kindergarten Through 12th Grade Educator Workforce Report Full Text of Bill

Concerning increasing the diversity of Colorado's educators in elementary and secondary public schools.

01/08/2020J. Coleman (D)
B. Buentello (D)
EducationR. Fields (D)
P. Lundeen (R)
EducationIntroduced In Senate - Assigned to Education: 02/21/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/17/2020
HB20-1011 Helping Others Manage Early Childhood Act Full Text of Bill

Concerning the creation of the "Helping Others Manage Early (HOME) Childhood Act".

01/08/2020J. Buckner (D)
J. Wilson (R)
EducationB. Pettersen (D)
T. Story (D)
House Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations: 02/04/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/21/2020
HB20-1012 Child Welfare Program Children Developmental Disabilities Full Text of Bill

Concerning reforms to child welfare services programs for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

01/08/2020L. Landgraf (R)
M. Young (D)
Public Health Care and Human ServicesN. Todd (D)
R. Gardner (R)
House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Amended to Appropriations: 01/29/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/27/2020
HB20-1015 Future Educator Pathways Grant Program Full Text of Bill

Concerning the creation of a program to award grants to local education providers that provide a future educator pathways program for students.

01/08/2020J. Wilson (R)
B. Buentello (D)
EducationJ. Bridges (D)House Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations: 01/28/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/21/2020
HB20-1016 Increase Quality In Early Childhood Education Programs Full Text of Bill

Concerning state assistance to increase quality levels in early childhood education programs.

01/08/2020J. McCluskie (D)
J. Wilson (R)
EducationB. Pettersen (D)House Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations: 02/04/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/19/2020
HB20-1032 Timing K-12 Education Standards Review Full Text of Bill

Concerning the timing of education standards review.

01/08/2020C. Kipp (D)
J. Wilson (R)
EducationJ. Ginal (D)
D. Coram (R)
House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee: 02/21/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/21/2020
HB20-1034 Income Tax Deduction For 529 Account K-12 Kindergarten Through 12th-grade Expenses Full Text of Bill

Concerning the alignment of the state income tax deduction for contributions to a 529 account with the changes in the federal "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" of 2017 that allow tax-free distributions for elementary and secondary tuition expenses.

01/08/2020C. Larson (R)Education02/25/2020Introduced In House - Assigned to Education + Finance: 01/08/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/23/2020
HB20-1040 Concealed Handguns On School Grounds Full Text of Bill

Concerning allowing concealed handgun permit holders to carry concealed handguns on school grounds.

01/08/2020P. Neville (R)State, Veterans, and Military AffairsHouse Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 01/23/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/21/2020
HB20-1043 Income Tax Credit For Early Childhood Education Fix Full Text of Bill

Concerning the effective date of the bill creating the income tax credit for early childhood educators.

01/08/2020J. Buckner (D)
J. Wilson (R)
EducationN. Todd (D)
K. Priola (R)
House Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations: 02/13/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/03/2020
HB20-1048 Race Trait Hairstyle Anti-discrimination Protect Full Text of Bill

Concerning a prohibition against discrimination based on a person's traits that are historically associated with race.

01/08/2020L. Herod (D)
J. Buckner (D)
Business Affairs and LaborR. Fields (D)State, Veterans and Military AffairsIntroduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs: 02/13/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/18/2020
HB20-1053 Supports For Early Childhood Educator Workforce Full Text of Bill

Concerning measures to support the early childhood educator workforce.

01/08/2020J. Wilson (R)
E. Sirota (D)
EducationT. Story (D)House Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations: 02/04/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/03/2020
HB20-1058 Behavior Analysts In Public Schools Full Text of Bill

Concerning services performed by a board certified behavior analyst for students during school hours.

01/08/2020M. Froelich (D)EducationJ. Bridges (D)03/03/2020Introduced In House - Assigned to Education: 01/08/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/03/2020
HB20-1062 Colorado Student Free Expression Law Full Text of Bill

Concerning clarifications to the Colorado student free expression law.

01/08/2020B. McLachlan (D)EducationD. Coram (R)Education02/27/2020Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Education: 02/13/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/15/2020
HB20-1066 Contribution Limits School District Director Candidate Full Text of Bill

Concerning the establishment of contribution limits under the "Fair Campaign Practices Act" for candidates for school district director.

01/08/2020E. Sirota (D)State, Veterans, and Military AffairsJ. Gonzales (D)House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee: 02/21/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/24/2020
HB20-1109 Tax Credit Employer Contributions To Employee 529s Full Text of Bill

Concerning an extension of the income tax credit for employer contributions to employee 529 qualified state tuition programs.

01/15/2020A. Garnett (D)
K. Van Winkle (R)
FinanceR. Gardner (R)FinanceIntroduced In Senate - Assigned to Finance: 02/21/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/29/2020
HB20-1111 Parent Authority To Require Educational Reforms Full Text of Bill

Concerning parents' authority to request reforms for low-performing schools.

01/15/2020T. Geitner (R)State, Veterans, and Military AffairsHouse Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 02/13/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/30/2020
HB20-1112 Expand Child Care Contribution Income Tax Credit Full Text of Bill

Concerning the expansion of the state income tax credit for a monetary contribution to promote child care.

01/15/2020E. Hooton (D)FinanceHouse Committee on Finance Refer Amended to Appropriations: 02/10/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/12/2020
HB20-1113 Mental Health Educational Resources Full Text of Bill

Concerning mental health educational resources, and, in connection therewith, creating a website with information and internet links to available behavioral health care services in each geographic region and encouraging health care professionals to take a course in mental health education to satisfy continuing competency requirements.

01/15/2020L. Landgraf (R)
B. Titone (D)
Public Health Care and Human ServicesHouse Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Amended to Appropriations: 02/05/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/30/2020
HB20-1125 Eligible Educator Supplies Tax Credit Full Text of Bill

Concerning a state income tax credit related to eligible educators' personal expenses.

01/15/2020B. Buentello (D)
M. Baisley (R)
FinanceR. Zenzinger (D)
R. Woodward (R)
House Committee on Finance Refer Amended to Appropriations: 02/03/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/30/2020
HB20-1127 Extend Public Employees' Retirement Association Retiree Work After Retirement Limit Full Text of Bill

Concerning an extension of the employment-after-retirement limitations for retirees of the public employees' retirement association employed by a board of cooperative services after retirement.

01/15/2020B. McLachlan (D)
J. McCluskie (D)
FinanceJ. Sonnenberg (R)
N. Todd (D)
02/25/2020House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole: 02/21/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/05/2020
HB20-1128 Educator Education Requirements Special Education Full Text of Bill

Concerning education requirements for educators to increase awareness of special education issues.

01/15/2020J. Wilson (R)
B. Buentello (D)
EducationK. Priola (R)
R. Zenzinger (D)
EducationIntroduced In Senate - Assigned to Education: 02/24/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/28/2020
HB20-1131 Menstrual Hygiene Products In Schools Program Full Text of Bill

Concerning the creation of the menstrual hygiene products accessibility program.

01/15/2020Y. Caraveo (D)
B. Titone (D)
EducationF. Winter (D)House Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations: 02/06/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/29/2020
HB20-1135 Replace High School Social Studies Assessment Full Text of Bill

Concerning a new requirement for high school students to take the United States citizenship test instead of the social studies assessment.

01/16/2020P. Buck (R)
B. McLachlan (D)
EducationN. Todd (D)
P. Lundeen (R)
EducationIntroduced In Senate - Assigned to Education: 02/24/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/03/2020
HB20-1144 Parent's Bill Of Rights Full Text of Bill

Concerning the creation of a parent's bill of rights.

01/17/2020R. Pelton (R)State, Veterans, and Military AffairsHouse Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 02/13/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/11/2020
HB20-1147 Reasonable Independence For Children In Activities Full Text of Bill

Concerning allowing children reasonable independence to engage in activities without finding that the child is abused or neglected.

01/17/2020J. Buckner (D)
K. Ransom (R)
JudiciaryD. Moreno (D)
J. Smallwood (R)
House Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments: 02/19/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/05/2020
HB20-1149 16-year-olds Voting In School District Elections Full Text of Bill

Concerning participation in school district elections by individuals at least sixteen years of age.

01/17/2020S. Gonzales-Gutierrez (D)State, Veterans, and Military AffairsD. Moreno (D)03/03/2020Introduced In House - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs: 01/17/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/18/2020
HB20-1186 Teachers' Rights Opt-in Organization Membership Full Text of Bill

Concerning teachers' rights related to membership in organizations related to their employment.

01/30/2020L. Liston (R)State, Veterans, and Military Affairs02/25/2020Introduced In House - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs: 01/30/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/19/2020
HB20-1203 EITC Earned Income Tax Credit And Child Tax Credit And Income Definition Full Text of Bill

Concerning an income tax policy change not directly causing a net tax revenue gain that expands enacted refundable individual state income tax credits that are a percentage of similar federal income tax credits to be offset by expanding revenue through distinguishing Colorado taxable income from federal taxable income, and, in connection therewith, enacting the "Helping Colorado Families Get Ahead Act".

01/30/2020M. Gray (D)
E. Sirota (D)
FinanceJ. Gonzales (D)03/02/2020Introduced In House - Assigned to Finance + Appropriations: 01/30/2020 
HB20-1204 Tax Deduction For Donation To Scholarship Organization Full Text of Bill

Concerning the creation of an income tax deduction for taxpayers that make a contribution to an eligible scholarship granting organization.

02/03/2020K. Ransom (R)FinanceJ. Tate (R)
J. Smallwood (R)
02/27/2020Introduced In House - Assigned to Finance + Appropriations: 02/03/2020 
HB20-1231 Amend Programs Addressing Educator Shortages Full Text of Bill Concerning strategies to address educator shortages.

 

01/31/2020J. Wilson (R)EducationN. Todd (D)03/05/2020Introduced In House - Assigned to Education + Appropriations: 01/31/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/12/2020
HB20-1235 Colorado Department Of Education Support For Family Engagement Practices Full Text of Bill Concerning advancing research-based family-school partnerships in Colorado.

 

01/31/2020J. Coleman (D)
C. Larson (R)
EducationHouse Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations: 02/20/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/12/2020
HB20-1238 Safe And Healthy Learning Environments For Students Full Text of Bill

Concerning grant program funding opportunities for public schools that promote the use of developmentally appropriate strategies to ensure healthy learning environments for students.

01/31/2020S. Gonzales-Gutierrez (D)
D. Michaelson Jenet (D)
Education02/25/2020Introduced In House - Assigned to Education + Appropriations: 01/31/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/07/2020
HB20-1240 Early College Program And P-tech School Expansion Full Text of Bill

Concerning expanding opportunities for high school students to enroll in postsecondary courses, and, in connection therewith, creating the early college policy development advisory group.

01/31/2020J. McCluskie (D)
P. Will (R)
EducationB. Rankin (R)
K. Donovan (D)
02/27/2020Introduced In House - Assigned to Education + Appropriations: 01/31/2020 
HB20-1244 Department of Education Supplemental Full Text of Bill

Concerning a supplemental appropriation to the department of education.

02/03/2020D. Esgar (D)Appropriations D. Moreno (D)AppropriationsSenate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments: 02/13/2020 
HB20-1247 Department of Higher Education Supplemental Full Text of Bill

Concerning a supplemental appropriation to the department of higher education.

02/03/2020D. Esgar (D)Appropriations D. Moreno (D)AppropriationsSenate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments: 02/13/2020 
HB20-1260 School Finance Adjustment To 2019-20 Total Program Full Text of Bill

Concerning adjustments in the amount of total program funding for public schools for the 2019-20 budget year, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

02/03/2020D. Esgar (D)
J. McCluskie (D)
Appropriations B. Rankin (R)
R. Zenzinger (D)
AppropriationsSenate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments: 02/13/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/03/2020
HB20-1269 Create School Safety Account And Related Tax Credits Full Text of Bill 02/03/2020P. Neville (R)State, Veterans, and Military AffairsHouse Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 02/18/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/12/2020
HB20-1273 Equality And Fairness In Youth Sports Act Full Text of Bill

Concerning promoting the formation of the natural family structure, and, in connection therewith, enforcing state law that marriage is between one man and one woman and restricting adoption of children by spouses in a marriage and partners in a civil union to those marriages and civil unions that consist of one man and one woman.

02/03/2020S. Sandridge (R)State, Veterans, and Military AffairsHouse Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 02/13/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/11/2020
HB20-1275 In-state Tuition At Community College For Military Full Text of Bill

Concerning providing in-state tuition status at a community college for military families regardless of whether Colorado domicile status is satisfied.

02/03/2020B. Buentello (D)EducationD. Hisey (R)House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee: 02/21/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/11/2020
HB20-1276 Individualized Student Degree Programs Full Text of Bill

Concerning empowering students to complete an individually designed bachelors degree without charge while enrolled in high school.

02/03/2020T. Geitner (R)Education03/05/2020Introduced In House - Assigned to Education + Appropriations: 02/03/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/21/2020
HB20-1280 CDHE Data For Student Return On Investment Metrics Full Text of Bill

Concerning authorizing the department of higher education to collect the data necessary to calculate return on investment metrics related to student outcomes.

02/03/2020C. Larson (R)
C. Kipp (D)
EducationJ. Bridges (D)
J. Smallwood (R)
02/25/2020House Committee on Education Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole: 02/20/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/12/2020
HB20-1283 Administration Of Inhaler For Respiratory Distress Full Text of Bill

Concerning the administration of an inhaler to persons in respiratory distress.

02/04/2020J. Buckner (D)EducationN. Todd (D)03/05/2020Introduced In House - Assigned to Education: 02/04/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/14/2020
HB20-1288 Increase Curriculum Transparency School Literacy Full Text of Bill

Concerning transparency in reading programs implemented in public schools.

02/04/2020J. Rich (R)EducationB. Rankin (R)03/12/2020Introduced In House - Assigned to Education + Appropriations: 02/04/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/13/2020
HB20-1295 Education Accountability And Accreditation Systems Audit Full Text of Bill

Concerning a performance audit of the statewide systems used to measure the performance of the elementary and secondary public education system of the state.

02/12/2020S. Bird (D)
J. Wilson (R)
EducationN. Todd (D)03/10/2020Introduced In House - Assigned to Education: 02/12/2020 
HB20-1300 Changes To Local School Food Purchasing Program Full Text of Bill

Concerning technical changes to the local school food purchasing program.

02/13/2020B. Buentello (D)
R. Pelton (R)
Rural Affairs and AgricultureD. Coram (R)
J. Bridges (D)
House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole: 02/21/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/19/2020
HB20-1301 Electronic Attendance In School District Board Meeting Full Text of Bill

Concerning electronic attendance in meetings of school district boards of education.

02/13/2020B. McLachlan (D)EducationJ. Sonnenberg (R)02/27/2020Introduced In House - Assigned to Education: 02/13/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/20/2020
HB20-1312 Behavioral Health Training Requirements Educator License Full Text of Bill

Concerning behavioral health training requirements for educator licensure.

02/21/2020D. Michaelson Jenet (D)
B. Titone (D)
EducationN. Todd (D)
D. Hisey (R)
Introduced In House - Assigned to Education: 02/21/2020 
SB20-001 Expand Behavioral Health Training For K-12 Educators Full Text of Bill

Concerning expanding behavioral health training for kindergarten through twelfth grade educators.

01/08/2020K. Van Winkle (R)
E. Sirota (D)
R. Fields (D)EducationSenate Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations: 02/06/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/14/2020
SB20-004 Postsecondary Education Loan Repayment Assistance Full Text of Bill

Concerning creating a student loan repayment assistance program for postsecondary education.

01/08/2020L. Herod (D)
J. McCluskie (D)
S. Fenberg (D)FinanceSenate Committee on Finance Refer Amended to Appropriations: 02/13/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/12/2020
SB20-006 Amend Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative Full Text of Bill

Concerning changes to the continuing administration of the Colorado opportunity scholarship initiative, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

01/08/2020M. Baisley (R)
C. Kipp (D)
EducationR. Zenzinger (D)
T. Story (D)
Education02/27/2020Introduced In House - Assigned to Education: 02/14/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/07/2020
SB20-009 Expand Adult Education Grant Program Full Text of Bill

Concerning expansion of the adult education and literacy grant program.

01/08/2020B. McLachlan (D)
M. Catlin (R)
B. Rankin (R)
R. Zenzinger (D)
EducationSenate Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations: 01/29/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/14/2020
SB20-014 Excused Absences In Public Schools For Behavioral Health Full Text of Bill

Concerning excused absences in public schools resulting from behavioral health concerns.

01/08/2020D. Michaelson Jenet (D)EducationR. Fields (D)Education03/03/2020Introduced In House - Assigned to Education: 02/12/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/13/2020
SB20-015 Student Access To Transportation To Other Schools Full Text of Bill

Concerning providing access to public school options for certain high-need students by authorizing a school district in which the student is enrolled to provide transportation for the student.

01/08/2020S. Humphrey (R)O. Hill (R)State, Veterans and Military AffairsSenate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 02/19/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/15/2020
SB20-016 Notify If School Employee Gives Drugs To Students Full Text of Bill

Concerning amending the existing parent notification law to require notification of charges brought against public school employees relating to the provision of illegal substances to students.

01/08/2020M. Soper (R)R. Fields (D)
B. Rankin (R)
JudiciarySenate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments: 02/19/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/04/2020
SB20-023 Colorado Working Group On School Safety Full Text of Bill

Concerning creating a multi-agency working group to address school safety.

01/08/2020K. Van Winkle (R)
D. Michaelson Jenet (D)
R. Gardner (R)
J. Gonzales (D)
EducationSenate Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations: 02/05/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/16/2020
SB20-027 School District School Safety Plans Full Text of Bill

Concerning school safety plans for all schools in each school district.

01/08/2020L. Crowder (R)State, Veterans and Military AffairsSenate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 02/12/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/17/2020
SB20-031 Improve Student Success Innovation Pilot Full Text of Bill

Concerning an improve student success innovation pilot program through the collaboration of multiple institutions of higher education to increase the number of students who successfully complete postsecondary education.

01/08/2020C. Kipp (D)R. Zenzinger (D)
T. Story (D)
EducationSenate Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations: 02/12/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/14/2020
SB20-050 Eligible Educator Supplies Tax Credit Full Text of Bill

Concerning a state income tax credit related to eligible educators' personal expenses.

01/08/2020M. Baisley (R)R. Woodward (R)FinanceSenate Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely: 02/06/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/04/2020
SB20-052 Smart School Bus Safety Pilot Program Full Text of Bill

Concerning the creation of the smart school bus safety pilot program.

01/08/2020J. Wilson (R)D. Coram (R)
R. Zenzinger (D)
EducationSenate Committee on Finance Refer Amended to Appropriations: 02/20/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/05/2020
SB20-059 Sexual Assault On A Student By An Educator Full Text of Bill

Concerning sexual assault on a student by an educator.

01/08/2020C. Larson (R)D. Hisey (R)Judiciary02/25/2020Senate Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to Appropriations: 02/12/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/21/2020
SB20-066 Highly Effective Teachers And Low-performing Schools Full Text of Bill

Concerning distribution of grant money to local education providers to fund incentives for highly effective teachers as identified by objective measures of student academic growth to teach in low-performing schools, and, in connection therewith, creating the "Greatest Resources for Education Are Teachers Act" and making an appropriation.

01/08/2020L. Saine (R)
B. Buentello (D)
K. Priola (R)State, Veterans and Military AffairsSenate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 01/29/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/27/2020
SB20-072 Human Sexuality Education Notification Requirement Full Text of Bill

Concerning the requirement to provide information to parents regarding the materials used during comprehensive human sexuality instruction.

01/10/2020C. Larson (R)R. Gardner (R)State, Veterans and Military AffairsSenate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 02/03/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/23/2020
SB20-073 No 529 Account Income Tax Deduction for K-12 Expenses Full Text of Bill

Concerning amendments to the state income tax deduction for contributions to a qualified 529 account to ensure that the state income tax deduction is not aligned with the changes in the federal "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" of 2017 that allow tax-free distributions for elementary and secondary school expenses.

01/10/2020B. Buentello (D)
L. Cutter (D)
B. Pettersen (D)
T. Story (D)
Education02/25/2020Senate Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations: 01/22/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/24/2020
SB20-074 Bonuses For Highly Effective Teachers Full Text of Bill

Concerning support for local education providers to provide monetary rewards for teachers rated highly effective, and, in connection therewith, creating the highly effective teacher bonus program.

01/13/2020D. Williams (R)P. Lundeen (R)FinanceSenate Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely: 02/11/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/06/2020
SB20-081 School Information For Apprenticeship Directory Full Text of Bill

Concerning including school information in the Colorado state apprenticeship resource directory.

01/13/2020T. Sullivan (D)
C. Larson (R)
EducationJ. Danielson (D)
J. Bridges (D)
Education02/25/2020Introduced In House - Assigned to Education: 02/13/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/28/2020
SB20-089 Educator Pay Raise Fund Full Text of Bill

Concerning funding assistance to increase the minimum amounts paid to persons employed by local education providers.

01/13/2020S. Gonzales-Gutierrez (D)L. Garcia (D)
J. Danielson (D)
EducationSenate Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations: 01/29/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/27/2020
SB20-095 Middle School Students Concurrent Enrollment Information Full Text of Bill

Concerning providing information concerning concurrent enrollment to parents of middle school students.

01/13/2020R. Bockenfeld (R)
J. Coleman (D)
C. Holbert (R)
L. Garcia (D)
EducationSenate Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations: 02/06/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/04/2020
SB20-103 Common Guidelines School District Open Enrollment Full Text of Bill

Concerning establishing common application guidelines for choice of schools of school districts that ensure opportunity for all students.

01/14/2020J. Tate (R)State, Veterans and Military Affairs03/02/2020Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Witness Testimony and/or Committee Discussion Only: 02/05/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/28/2020
SB20-111 School Transportation Grant Program Full Text of Bill

Concerning the creation of a school transportation grant program.

01/15/2020D. Valdez (D)
M. Soper (R)
D. Hisey (R)State, Veterans and Military AffairsSenate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 02/12/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/30/2020
SB20-112 College Trust Scholarship For Early Graduation Full Text of Bill

Concerning the creation of a college trust scholarship for students who graduate early from Colorado public high schools.

01/15/2020B. Buentello (D)K. Priola (R)FinanceSenate Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely: 02/13/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/29/2020
SB20-117 School Employee Paycheck Transparency Full Text of Bill

Concerning a requirement that a local education employer disclose deductions from an employee's earnings that are used to pay for certain political activities.

01/24/2020J. Cooke (R)State, Veterans and Military AffairsSenate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 02/12/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/04/2020
SB20-123 Compensation And Representation Of Student Athletes Full Text of Bill

Concerning the rights of college athletes, and, in connection therewith, establishing their right to receive compensation for the use of their names, images, and likenesses and their right to obtain professional and legal representation.

01/24/2020J. Coleman (D)
L. Herod (D)
EducationR. Fields (D)
J. Bridges (D)
Education02/27/2020Introduced In House - Assigned to Education: 02/13/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/20/2020
SB20-124 School Construction Guideline Utility Consultation Full Text of Bill Concerning adding to the public school facility construction guidelines a requirement to consult with the local electric utility. 01/24/2020P. Will (R)
B. Buentello (D)
Energy and EnvironmentK. Priola (R)
C. Hansen (D)
Transportation and Energy03/12/2020Introduced In House - Assigned to Energy & Environment: 02/12/2020Fiscal Notes : 01/30/2020
SB20-126 Allow Home Child Care In Homeowners' Association Community Full Text of Bill

Concerning the operation of a licensed family child care home in a common interest community.

01/27/2020D. Roberts (D)
K. Van Winkle (R)
T. Story (D)
J. Smallwood (R)
Local GovernmentSenate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments: 02/21/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/10/2020
SB20-131 Reimbursement To P-tech Schools For College Costs Full Text of Bill

Concerning funding for pathways in technology early college high schools.

01/27/2020K. Mullica (D)
M. Soper (R)
M. Foote (D)
C. Holbert (R)
EducationSenate Committee on Education Refer Unamended to Appropriations: 02/12/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/07/2020
SB20-137 FERPA Waiver For Behavioral Health Services Full Text of Bill

Concerning a voluntary waiver of the federal "Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974" to allow school personnel to communicate with behavioral health care providers about a student's health records.

01/27/2020B. Buentello (D)R. Gardner (R)Health and Human ServicesSenate Committee on Health & Human Services Postpone Indefinitely: 02/12/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/04/2020
SB20-143 Funding Higher Education Student Transition Programs Full Text of Bill

Concerning establishing a higher education student transition pilot program.

01/27/2020M. Young (D)T. Story (D)EducationSenate Committee on Education Refer Unamended to Appropriations: 02/13/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/11/2020
SB20-149 Automatic Law Waivers For Rural School Districts Full Text of Bill

Concerning automatic waivers of law for rural school districts.

01/27/2020R. Pelton (R)L. Crowder (R)State, Veterans and Military AffairsSenate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely: 02/12/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/05/2020
SB20-158 Professional Training For Educators Full Text of Bill

Concerning measures related to providing professional training for educators.

02/04/2020B. McLachlan (D)
J. Wilson (R)
N. Todd (D)Education02/25/2020Senate Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations: 02/13/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/21/2020
SB20-163 School Entry Immunization Full Text of Bill

Concerning the modernization of the school entry immunization process.

02/11/2020K. Mullica (D)J. Gonzales (D)
K. Priola (R)
Health and Human Services02/25/2020Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Unamended to Appropriations: 02/19/2020Fiscal Notes : 02/18/2020
SB20-175 Assessment Score On A Student's Transcript Full Text of Bill02/20/2020B. Titone (D)R. Zenzinger (D)
B. Rankin (R)
Education02/27/2020Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Education: 02/20/2020 
SB20-180 Dyslexia Education In Criminal And Juvenile Justice System Full Text of Bill

Concerning services for persons with dyslexia in the criminal justice system.

02/20/2020F. Winter (D)
J. Gonzales (D)
JudiciaryIntroduced In Senate - Assigned to Judiciary: 02/20/2020