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.
Link to Colorado General Assembly Legislative Audio and Video page
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
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 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
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 Colorado Legislative Council Services CLCS December 2016 Forecast CLCS Presentation December 2016 Forecast Financing of Public Schools for FY 2016-17 - 8/2016
- Colorado Department of Education / School Finance
- Colorado Legislative Council
- Joint Budget Committee
- Office of Legal Services
- Office of State Auditor
- Fiscal Health Analysis of Colorado School Districts - click on Local Government.
- Office of State Auditor >OSA Audit Reports >By Department/Entity >Local Government. Audit reports are annual and began in 2009. Generally released in summer to fall.