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Official Publication of the State Administrative Rules (24-4-103(11) C.R.S.)

Details of Tracking Number  2010-00175


CCR details

Tracking Number 2010-00175
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 300 Department of Education
Agency 301 Colorado State Board of Education
CCR Number 1 CCR 301-85
CCR Title Rules Governing the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency For Schools Loan Program

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 03/12/2010
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2010-00175.RTF
Statutory Authority 22-2-107(1)(c), 22-92-105(1) C.R.S.
Description of Subjects/Issues Loans for Renewable Energy and Energy Effciency for Schools
Purpose/Objective of Rule These rules are promulgated pursuant to the ?Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency for Schools Loan Program Act,? ? 22-92-101 et seq. C.R.S. As set forth in the legislative declaration, ? 22-92-102(3) the general assembly determined that it would serve the best interests of Colorado schools for the state to make available loans to support the efforts of schools that choose to undertake renewable energy projects or energy-efficient bus projects. Pursuant to ? 22-92-105(1), the state board of education, in consultation with the governor's energy office, shall promulgate rules establishing policies and procedures for the administration of the renewable energy and energy efficiency for schools loan program. ?22-92-105(1) provides that at a minimum, the rules shall include: (a) Procedures by which a qualified school district may apply for a loan, the form of the loan application, the information to be provided by an applicant, and the criteria used by the office for recommending awarding and denying loans; (b) The requirements that the office shall require of loan applicants, which requirements shall include, but need not be limited to a requirement that a loan applicant submit with its application; (I) An energy rating for the facility for which the loan is intended that demonstrates that the facility qualifies for federal energy star label, which rating has been issued as a result of an audit performed by a qualified energy efficiency auditor; or (II) An energy efficiency plan that is created in consultation with the office, which plan includes: (A) Cost-effective energy-saving measures and programs that the applicant will implement; and (B) Actions that the applicant will take to implement, monitor, review, and revise the plan.
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation?
Hearing Date 05/12/2010
Hearing Time 01:30 PM
Hearing Location Colorado Department of Education, State Board Room, 201 E. colfax Ave. #506, Denver, CO 80203
Contact Name Mary Frances Nevans
Contact Title Director of State Board Relations
Contact Telephone 303 866 6809
Contact email Nevans_mf@cde.state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02010-00175.RTF
Redline Redline2010-00175.RTF
Adopted Date 06/10/2010
AGO requested date 06/10/2010
Attorney General Opinion 06/18/2010
Effective Date 07/30/2010
Inserted into CCR 07/12/2010