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Legislative calendar March 12-16

Here’s the calendar of education-related meetings in the legislature for March 5-9. Floor and committee agendas are subject to change during the week, and measures scheduled for the floor are frequently subject to delay.


10 a.m. – House final consideration

  • House Bill 12-1146 – Continuation of dropout recovery programs
  • House Bill 12-1150 – Changes in calculation of retirement benefits for future PERA members

House preliminary consideration

  • Senate Bill 12-079 – Technical revisions to Safe2tell program

10 a.m. – Senate final consideration

  • Senate Bill 12-015 – Tuition for undocumented students (expect to be delayed)

Senate preliminary consideration

  • Senate Bill 12-130 – Consolidation of state early childhood programs
  • House Bill 12-1124 – Digital learning study

Upon floor adjournment – Joint Budget Committee, JBC hearing room

  • The committee has several unfinished figure-setting issues, including testing costs and other items related to the Department of Education. CDE issues have not been scheduled. The committee will meet daily this week.

1:30 p.m. – House Education Committee, Old Supreme Court Chambers

  • House Bill 12-1225 – Creation of model charter school authorizer system
  • House Bill 12-1238 – Improvement of early childhood literacy


9 a.m. – House preliminary consideration

  • House Bill 12-1118 – Transparency of school district contract negotiations

9 a.m. – Senate preliminary consideration

  • House Bill 12-1072 – College credit for life experience
  • House Bill 12-1061 – Information coordination of workforce needs and college programs


7:30 a.m. – Joint education committees, room 0112

  • Presentation on standards-based education

Upon floor adjournment – House Education Committee, room 0112

  • House Bill 12-1080 – Adams State name change
  • Senate Bill 12-148 – Metro State name change
  • House Bill 12-1155 – Reforms in higher education remediation, changes in student funding

Upon floor adjournment – Senate Education Committee, room 354

  • House Bill 12-1081 – Technical measure regarding Auraria

1:30 p.m. – House Finance Committee

  • House Bill 12-1240 – Various changes in laws relating to CDE, including power of SBE to require parent notification of teacher arrests (second item)


1:30 p.m. – Senate Education Committee, room 354

  • House Bill 12-1144 – Multiple-year contracts for non-tenure track faculty


7:30 a.m. – House Appropriations Committee, room LSB-A

  • House Bill 12-1112 – Expansion of eligibility for PERA defined contribution plan

Use the Education Bill Tracker for links to bill texts and status information.

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