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Tony Grampsas Youth Services Program

Concerning modifications to the Tony Grampsas youth services program.
2022 Regular Session
Human Services
Bill Summary

The bill makes the following modifications to the Tony Grampsas youth services program (program) in the state department of human services (state department):

  • Eliminates state agencies and state-operated programs from the list of entities that can apply for a grant to participate in the program ( section 1 of the bill);
  • Changes the definition of "entity" to ensure compliance with federal case law ( section 1 );
  • Adds prevention services to the services provided for youth and their families through community-based programming, including services for reducing crime and violence, abuse and neglect, drug and alcohol use, and school dropouts ( section 2 );
  • Changes certain criteria for adult and youth members to be appointed to the Tony Grampsas youth services board ( section 3 );
  • Requires the grant application process for participating in the program to identify and prioritize funding programs that meet a need in the community ( section 3 );
  • Requires entities that provide evidence-informed services for the youth mentoring services program to meet certain criteria ( section 4 );
  • For entities providing services for the Colorado student before-and-after-school project, specifies that the services may include alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use intervention, prevention, and education components ( section 6 );
  • For the funds that provide grant money to entities for providing services for the program, requires unexpended and unencumbered money remaining in the funds at the end of a state fiscal year to remain in the funds and available for expenditure by the state department in the following state fiscal year without further appropriations ( sections 2 to 6 ); and
  • Makes technical changes and corrections to the program.
    (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    03/17/2022 Signed Act PDF
    03/08/2022 Final Act PDF
    03/03/2022 Rerevised PDF
    03/02/2022 Revised PDF
    02/09/2022 Reengrossed PDF
    02/08/2022 Engrossed PDF
    01/12/2022 Introduced PDF