SENATE BILL 99177
BY SENATORS Lacy, Owen, and Tanner;
also REPRESENTATIVES Tool, Berry, Saliman, and Coleman.
CONCERNING A SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State
SECTION 1. Part
III of section 2 of chapter 336, Session Laws of Colorado 1998,
is amended to read:
Section 2. Appropriation.
(1) SCHOOL DISTRICT AND LIBRARY ASSISTANCE18, 19
Sick and Annual Payouts
Salary Survey, Anniversary Increases, and Shift Differential
Office of Professional Services
Library for the Blind and the Physically Handicapped, Maintenance and Utilities
Capitol Complex Leased Space
Year 2000 Projects20
Access Colorado Library Information Network
a Of this amount, $48,735 shall be from the Educator Licensure Cash Fund pursuant to Section 2260.5112, C.R.S., $35,480 shall be from the Public School Income Fund pursuant to Section 222112(1)(i), C.R.S., and $9,000 shall be from General Education Development Program fees.
b Of this amount, $583,505 shall be from indirect cost recoveries, $140,496 shall be from Public School Transportation, $72,256 shall be from Public School Finance, Total Program, and $70,317 shall be from the Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife.
c This amount shall be from indirect cost recoveries.
d These amounts shall be from the Educator Licensure Cash Fund pursuant to Section 2260.5112, C.R.S.
e This amount shall be from grants and donations.
Colorado Reference Center
Boards of Cooperative Services
Special Contingency Reserve21
Comprehensive Health Education22
Expelled Student Services23
National Academic Student Competitions
InHome and InSchool Suspension Programs
a This amount shall be from funds originally appropriated to Public School Finance, Total Program.
b This amount shall be from the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing. Of this amount, $91,399 shall be for administrative costs.
c This amount shall be from gifts, contributions, and donations.
(3) PUBLIC SCHOOL FINANCE
Total Program24, 25, 26
Public School Transportation
English Language Proficiency
Special Education Children with Disabilities
Special Education Gifted and Talented Children27
a This amount shall be from rental income earned on state trust lands.
b Of this amount, $19,700,000 shall be from interest earned on moneys in the Public School Fund, $22,100,000 shall be from federal mineral leasing revenues, and $24,054,322 shall be from Public School Fund reserves.
c This amount represents an estimate of categorical program support funds to be replaced with local property tax revenue pursuant to Section 2254107, C.R.S.
d This amount shall be from federal funds appropriated in the Department of Human Services.
e This amount shall be from federal funds appropriated in the Office of the Governor.
(4) APPROPRIATED SPONSORED PROGRAMS
a This amount shall be from fees and charges for workshops, conferences, training programs, and seminars.
b Of this amount, $567,000(T) shall be from the Department of Human Services, $125,000(T) shall be from the Office of the Governor, $155,000(T) shall be from the Department of Local Affairs, $125,000(T) shall be from the Office of the Governor in the Office of Energy Conservation, and $160,057 shall be from various grants and donations.
(5) SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND
(A) School Operations28
Salary Survey and Anniversary Increases
a Of this amount, $964,912 shall be from Public School Finance, Total Program, and $84,109 shall be from federal Child Nutrition Act funds appropriated in Appropriated Sponsored Programs.
(B) Special Purpose
Fees and Conferences
Summer Olympics Housing
a Of this amount, $75,000 shall be from fees and charges for workshops and conferences, and $10,000 shall be from housing reimbursements.
b This amount shall be from various federal funds transferred from Appropriated Sponsored Programs.
TOTALS PART III
a Of this amount, $13,144,035 contains a (T) notation, and
The following statements are referenced to the numbered footnotes
throughout section 2.
4 (Governor lined through this provision. See L.
98, p. 2193.)
5 All Departments, Totals The General
Assembly requests that copies of all reports requested in other
footnotes contained in this act be delivered to the Joint Budget
Committee and the majority and minority leadership in each house
of the General Assembly. Each principal department of the state
shall produce its rules and regulations in an electronic format
that is suitable for public access through electronic means.
Such rules and regulations in such format shall be submitted to
the Office of Legislative Legal Services for publishing on the
Internet. It is the intent of the General Assembly that this
be done within existing resources.
18 Department of Education, School District and Library
Assistance The Department is requested to submit
its Fiscal Year 19992000 budget request to the Office of
State Planning and Budgeting for review in accordance with Sections
2437301 and 241110, C.R.S. It is expected
that the Department's budget request receive the same scrutiny
as other budget requests by the Office of State Planning and Budgeting
and that the Department's request for General Fund moneys, as
approved by the Governor, be included in the total General Fund
request for all departments for Fiscal Year 19992000.
19 Department of Education, School District and Library
Assistance It is the intent of the General Assembly
that the Department submit a zero base budget request for Fiscal
Year 19992000. The Department is requested to submit an
outline of its zerobased budget request by July 1, 1998,
a draft of its zerobased budget request by September 1,
1998, and a final zerobased budget request by November 1,
20 Department of Education,
School District and Library Assistance, Year 2000 Projects
It is the intent of the General Assembly that the Department of
Education comply with the condition imposed by the Commission
on Information Management (IMC) on the Department of Education=s
Year 2000 Projects implementation plan and develop a formal plan
to migrate legacy systems to the Automated Data Exchange program.
The plan should include cost estimates and milestone dates, and
should be submitted to the IMC with the Department of Education=s
Fiscal Year 199899 Information Management Annual Plan.
The Department should make every effort to migrate systems to
the Automated Data Exchange rather than renovate systems to become
Year 2000 compliant.
21 Department of Education, Distributions, Special
Contingency Reserve It is the intent of the General
Assembly that the State Board of Education utilize the assistance
of the Division of Property Taxation in the Department of Local
Affairs in making a determination of school district requests
for payment from the contingency reserve fund prior to approving
payments from the fund.
22 Department of Education, Distributions, Comprehensive
Health Education It is the intent of the General
Assembly that all funds appropriated for the comprehensive health
education fund adhere to the provisions of Section 2225104
(6), C.R.S., and all relevant rules and regulations promulgated
by the State Board of Education.
23 Department of Education,
Distributions, Expelled Student Services The Department
is requested to include in its annual budget request information
regarding grant awards made under this program. This information
should include, but not be limited to, the number and amount of
grants awarded, the grant recipients, and the number of students
served by each grant award.
24 Department of Education, Public School Finance,
Total Program The minimum state aid for Fiscal Year
199899 is established at $91.73 per student.
25 Department of Education, Public School Finance,
Total Program The Department is requested to include
in its annual budget request information regarding the extent
of private sector participation in the preschool program pursuant
to Section 2228109, C.R.S. The information should
include, but not be limited to, the number of participating districts,
the funded pupil count (FTE) allocated to each participating district,
and whether or not each district contracts for preschool services
with community providers.
26 Department of Education, Public School Finance,
Total Program It is the intent of the General Assembly
that no less than 95 percent of the per pupil operating revenue
available to or through the preschool program shall be used to
fund the costs of providing preschool services directly to children
enrolled under the preschool program. Such costs shall include
teachers and paraprofessional salaries and benefits, supplies
and materials, home visits, and the entire cost of any preschool
program contracted services. Moneys made available to or through
the preschool program shall only be used to fund the costs of
services provided by a district to participating children or parents,
any associated professional development activities, costs that
a district would not otherwise have incurred but for the services
provided in conjunction with the preschool program, and a reasonable
allocation of district overhead costs. This footnote is not intended
to require that districts give 95 percent of the funds received
through the preschool program to any community provider.
27 Department of Education, Public School Finance,
Special Education Gifted and Talented Children
The Department is requested to include in its annual budget request
information regarding the use of moneys appropriated for gifted
and talented programs. The information should include, but not
be limited to, the amount and use of moneys distributed for each
of the purposes outlined in Section 2220104.5, C.R.S.,
the number of approved gifted and talented programs, the number
of students served in each of these approved programs, and the
types of services provided with the appropriations.
28 Department of Education, School for the Deaf and the Blind, School Operations This appropriation is based on an estimated enrollment of 232 students at the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind. It is the intent of the General Assembly that enrollment at the school not significantly exceed 232 students. The Department is requested to report annually to the Joint Budget Committee on any variance from this enrollment count.
SECTION 2. Safety
clause. The general assembly hereby finds, determines, and
declares that this act is necessary for the immediate preservation
of the public peace, health, and safety.
Ray Powers Russell George
PRESIDENT OF SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE
THE SENATE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Patricia K. Dicks Judith M. Rodrigue
SECRETARY OF CHIEF CLERK OF THE HOUSE
THE SENATE OF REPRESENTATIVES
GOVERNOR OF THE STATE