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School Finance Bills / Legislation & Amendment 23

School Finance Bills, K-12 Education Supplemental Bills, District by District Funding, Negative Factor / Rescission with related legislative information from 2000 - 2017. A good companion document to school finance legislation is CSFP's Timeline for Colorado's School Finance and Education Reform.

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State Education Fund (SEF) Report from 2002 to 2016.
Amendment 23 (A23 - Funding for Public Schools)- related documents, 2000 Blue Book ballot language, etc.
Mesa County: Mesa County Board of County Commissioners vs State of Colorado (2009)

CDE - Colorado Department of Education
CLCS - Colorado Legislative Council Staff
JBC - Joint Budget Committee
LLS - Legislative Legal Services
SEF - State Education Fund

Consumer Price Index prepared by Colorado Legislative Council - December 2016


2000
School Finance HB00-1159 HB00-1159 LLS 00-0018 Fiscal Note HB00-1159 LLS 00-0018 Fiscal Note
Supplemental HB00-1398    
Amendment 23 entire Blue Book Blue Book A23 Description Blue Book A23 Text & Title

 

School Finance SB01-129 SB01-129 LLS 01-0737 Fiscal Note
Supplemental SB01-181  
Colorado Legislative Council Amendment 23, Brief Overview  
Office of State Auditors Amendment 23, Economic Modeling for Decision Makers, February 2001  

 

2002
School Finance HB02-1349 HB02-1349 LLS 02-0828 Fiscal Note
Supplemental HB02-1368  
Colorado Legislative Council 2002 State Education Fund Report  

2003
School Finance
SB03-248 SB03-248 LLS 03-0173 Fiscal Note SB03-248 CLCS Memorandum
Supplemental SB03-201    
Colorado Legislative Council 2003 State Education Fund Report    
King Memo A23 LLS General Assembly's Authority to Rescind a Portion of Public School Funding
for the 2002-03 Fiscal Year
   
2003 TABOR, A23, Gallagher Interim Committee
HJR03-1033 HJR03-1033 Study: TABOR A23 Gallagher  

 

2004
School Finance HB04-1397 HB04-1397 LLS 04-700 Fiscal Note
Supplemental HB04-1318  
Colorado Legislative Council 2004 State Education Fund Report  

 

2005
School Finance SB05-200 SB05-200 LLS 05-0756 Fiscal Note SB05-200 JBC Fiscal Analysis
Supplemental SB05-110    
Colorado Legislative Council 2005 State Education Fund Report    
2005 School Finance Interim Committee SJR05-047 SJR05-047 School Finance Task Force Report September 2005  

 

2006
School Finance HB06-1375 HB06-1375 LLS 06-0332 Fiscal Note HB06-1375 JBC Fiscal Analsys
Supplemental HB06-1215    
Colorado Legislative Council 2006 State Education Fund Report    
Colorado Department of Educationl 2006 Education Related Legislative Summary    

 

2007
School Finance SB07-199 SB07-199 LLS 07-0748 Fiscal Note
Supplemental SB07-161 JBC FY2006-07 Comeback Supplemental
Colorado Legislative Council 2007 State Education Fund Report  
Colorado Department of Education 2007 Education Related Legislative Summary  

 

2008
School Finance HB08-1388 HB08-1388 LLS 08-0908 Fiscal Note HB08-1388 CLCS Memorandum
Supplemental HB08-1283 JBC FY 2007-08 Supplemental  
PreSchool to Postsecondary Education Alignment Act (CAP4K) SB08-212    
Colorado Legislative Council 2008 State Education Fund Report    
Colorado Department of Education 2008 Education Related Legislative Summary    

 

2009
School Finance SB09-256 SB09-256 LLS 09-0933 Fiscal Note SB09-256 CLCS Memorandum
Supplemental SB09-185 JBC FY 2007-08 FY 2008-09 Supplemental  
Mid-Year Rescission SB09-215 Rescission for FY08-09 CDE FY08-09 Total Program Rescission SB09-185 Mid-Year Rescission: $5.8M
Colorado Legislative Council 2009 State Education Fund Report Summary of Major Education Bills - 2009

Fiscal Stability Commission: State Constitution & School Finance

Colorado Legislative Council State Spending Limitations: TABOR and Referendum C    
Colorado Supreme Court - Mesa County Mesa County Board of County Commissioners v State of Colorado    
Office of State Auditor Fiscal Health of Colorado School Districts - August 2009 - Base FY ending 2008    
CDE: District by District Funding 2009-10 District by District Funding SB09-256 FY2009-10 Per Pupil Funding After Rescission Negative Factor / Rescissions FY09-10: $130M

 

2010
School Finance HB10-1369 HB10-1369 LLS 10-0975 Fiscal Note HB10-1369 CLCS Memorandum
Supplemental SB10-065 JBC FY2009-10 Supplemental  
Colorado Legislative Council 2010 State Education Fund Report Summary of Major Education Bills - 2010 Presentation to Colorado Reform Roundtable, Fiscal Reform Subcommittee, August 2010
Amendment 23 Constitutional Spending & Revenue Mandates CLCS    
Office of State Auditor Fiscal Health of Colorado School Districts - September 2010 - Trends over FY ending 2007, 2008, 2009    
CAP4K First Interim Report - Cost Analysis (SB08-212) CAP4K First Interim Report CAP4K First Interim Report - Appendix A CAP4K First Interim Report - Appendix B
CDE: District by District Funding 2010-11 District by District Funding HB10-1369 FY2010-11 Per Pupil Funding After Rescission Negative Factor / Rescissions FY2010-11: $381M

 

2011
School Finance SB11-230 SB11-230 LLS 11-0841 Fiscal Note SB11-230 CLCS Memorandum
Supplemental SB11-137 JBC FY2010-11 Comeback Supplemental  
Colorado Legislative Council 2011 State Education Fund Report Summary of Major Education Bills - 2011  
Office of State Auditor Fiscal Health of Colorado School Districts - August 2011 - Trends over FY ending 2008, 2009, 2010    
CAP4K Second Interim Report - Cost Analysis (SB08-212) CAP4K Second Interim Report    
CDE: District by District Funding 2011-12 District by District Funding SB11-230 Final FY2011-12 Per Pupil Funding After Rescission Negative Factor / Rescissions FY11-12: $774M

 

2012
School Finance HB12-1345 HB12-1345 LLS 12-0909 Fiscal Note HB12-1345 CLCS Memorandum
Supplemental HB12-1182 JBC FY2011-12 Supplemental  
Colorado Legislative Council 2012 State Education Fund Report Summary of Major Education Bills - 2012 How Colorado Compares in State and Local Taxes 06 2012
Colorado Legislative Council Corporate Income Taxes, Nov 2012    
Office of State Auditor Fiscal Health of Colorado School Districts August 2012 - Trends over FY ending 2009, 2010, 2011    
CDE: District by District Funding 2012-13 District by District Funding HB12-1345 Final FY2012-13 Per Pupil Funding After Rescission Negative Factor/ Rescission FY12-13: $1.001B

 

2013
School Finance SB13-260 SB13-260 LLS 13-0347 Fiscal Note SB13-260 CLCS Memorandum
Supplemental SB13-108 JBC FY2012-13 Supplemental  
Colorado Legislative Council 2013 State Education Fund Report 2013 State Education Fund Presentation Summary of Major Education Bills - 2013
Office of State Auditor Fiscal Health of Colorado School Districts - June 2013 - Trends over FY ending in 2010, 2011, 2012    
Financing of Public Schools & creating the Public School Finance Act SB13-213
SB13-213 Fiscal Note CDE Summary of SB13-213
CDE: District by District Funding 2013-14 District by District Funding Final 2013-14 HB13-260 FY2013-14 Per Pupil Funding After Rescission Negative Factor / Rescission 2013-14: $1.004B

 

2014
Student Success HB14-1292   HB14-1292 and HB14-1298 CLCS Funding Comparison 10/24/2014
School Finance HB14-1298 (with Negative Factor) HB14-1298 LLS Revised Fiscal Impact HB14-1298 and HB14-1292 CLCS Memorandum
Supplemental HB14-1234 JBC FY13-14 Supplemental  
Colorado Legislative Council 2014 State Education Fund Report 2014 State Education Fund Presentation Summary of Major Education Bills 2014
Nancy Todd A23 Memo LLS Summary of Section 17 of Article IX of the Colorado Constitution ("Amendment 23") Addendum A Addendum B
Office of State Auditor Colorado School District Fiscal Health Information Report July 2014 - Trends over FY ending 2011, 2012, 2013    
CDE: District by District Funding 2014-15 District by District Funding 2014-15 Final District by District With Supplemental 2014-15 Negative Factor / Rescission 2014-15: $880.1M
Colorado Department of Education 2014 End of Legislative Session Report    

 

2015
School Finance SB15-267 SB15-267 Fiscal Note  
Supplemental SB15-145 JBC FY14-15 Supplemental 1/2015 FY14-15 Negative Factor w/Supplemental $880.1M
Colorado Legislative Council 2015 State Education Fund Report

2014 State Education Fund Presentation

Summary of Major Education Bills - 2015 (will be posted when available)
Colorado Legislative Council Estimated Per Pupil Value of School Finance Factors, including Negative Factor FY15-16 The Negative Factor and Public School Finance; Issue Brief 15-22 Colorado's Constitutional Spending Limit - Issue Brief Number 15-14
Limited waiver of governmental immunity...injuries resulting from incidents of school violence SB15-213 Fiscal Note SB15-213  
Small Rural District Funding HB15-1321 CDE Fact Sheet: Small rural District Funding  
Additional At-Risk Funding SB15-267 Additional At-Risk School Funding by District  
Office of State Auditor Colorado School District Fiscal Health Information Report May 2015: Trends over Fiscal Years 2012, 2013, 2014    
CDE: District by District Funding 2015-16 2014-15 District by District Supplemental - 2015-16 School Finance Act SB15-267 - Final 2015-16 District by District Projected Negative Factor / Rescission 2015-16: $830.7M
Colorado Supreme Court Ruling Taxpayers for Public Education v Douglas County School District    

 

2016

School Finance HB16-1422 HB16-1422 Fiscal Note Reengrossed HB16-1422 FY2016-17 compared w/ FY2015-16 - Leg Council
Current Yr Adjustments to School Finance HB16-1253

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HB16-1253 Fiscal Note  
Colorado Legislative Council 2016 State Education Fund Report Report on Ref C Revenue & Spending FY05-06 - FY16-17 Financing of Public Schools for FY 2016-17 - 8/2016
JBC FY 2016-17 Appropriations Report    
Legislative Legal Services Effect of Gallagher, TABOR, A23 & Negative Factor on Public School Funding    
Debt Free Schools Act HB16-1354 HB16-1354 Fiscal Note  
Data Privacy: Maximize trust in use of student Data K-12 HB16-1423 HB16-1423 Fiscal Note  
Office of State Auditor Colorado School District Fiscal Health Information Report August 2016: Trends over Fiscal Years 2013, 2014, 2015 Map: Districts with 2 or more warning indicators  
Joint House & Senate Ed and JBC Committee Meetings The Future of School Finance in Colorado - documents and presentations to the joint committees meetings    
CDE District-by-District Funding 2016-17 2016-17 District by District Projected   Negative Factor / Rescission 2016-17: projected $830.7M
CDE Four-Day School Week Manual School Finance - How Does It Work? presentation to Joint Ed March 2016  

 

2017

Governor / Office of State Budget & Planning Budget Request for 2017-18, November 2016 December 2016 Forecast  
Joint Budget Committe CDE Budget Briefing 12/7/2016 CDE Budget Hearing 12/16/2016 CDE Figure Setting 3/9/3017
Colorado Legislative Council Services CLCS December 2016 Forecast CLCS Presentation December 2016 Forecast Financing of Public Schools for FY 2016-17 - 8/2016
Colorado Legislative Council Services School Finance & the Constitution - March 1, 2017 Report on State Education Fund 2017 The Specific Ownership Tax
March Forecast Governor's Office of State Planning and Budget Colorado Legislative Services Council Staff