|Purpose/Objective of Rule
||The statutory basis for these emergency rules adopted on August 14, 2014 is found in 22-2-106(1)(a) and (c), State Board Duties; 22-2-107(1)(c), State Board Powers; and 22-96-101 through 22-96-105, the School Health Professional Grant Program, C.R.S. The School Health Professional Grant Program, 22-96-101 through 22-96-105, C.R.S., requires the State Board of Education to promulgate rules for the implementation of the program, including but not limited to: the timeline for submitting applications to the Department; the form of the grant application and any information in addition to that specified in section 22-96-104 (2), C.R.S. to be included in the application; any criteria for awarding grants in addition to those specified in section 22-96-104 (3), C.R.S.; and any information to be included in the Departmentís program report in addition to that required in section 22- 96-105, C.R.S.
This rulemaking is a direct result of SB 17-068 School Counselors Early Supports for Students, which expanded eligibility to all schools.
The effective date of the new law is August 2017, CDE staff recommend that the Board approve Emergency rules to ensure funding can be distributed to school districts for the 2017-18 academic year.