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HB18-1343

Veterans' Service-to-career Program

Concerning the continuation of the "Colorado Veterans' Service-to-career Program", and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Session:
2018 Regular Session
Subject:
Labor & Employment
Bill Summary

Colorado veterans' service-to-career program - expansion - program effectiveness evaluation methodology - repeal - appropriation. The act continues the existing pilot program that assists veterans, veterans' spouses, and other eligible participants in obtaining employment and support services. In addition, the act:

  • Includes funding for the current pilot program and the expanded program;
  • Adds persons who may participate in the program and addresses veterans who have barriers to employment; and
  • Requires the department of labor and employment (department) to develop an evaluation methodology to measure program effectiveness. The program is repealed January 1, 2024.

$1,000,000 is appropriated from the marijuana tax cash fund to the department for use by the division of employment and training.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

Status

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Passed
Became Law

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Bill Text

Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

COVID-19 Resources

Temporary Guidelines for Review and Comment Meetings

The legislature will meet in limited session on Monday, March 30th. The Capitol will be open for the duration of the session for those with essential business related to the session. The building will not be available for public tours. People without essential business are encouraged to access the session through the General Assembly website and Colorado Channel.  Anybody with essential business related to the session will be required to practice appropriate social distancing measures.