HB 22-1002

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 12, 2022
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Fifth Year High School Concurrent Enrollment


Under current law, a qualified student who is selected to participate in the accelerating students through concurrent enrollment (ASCENT) program by the department of education (department) may enroll in postsecondary courses and be included in the pupil enrollment of a school district, board of cooperative services, or charter school (local education provider) for funding during the year following the student's fourth year of high school. The number of students who are selected to participate in the ASCENT program is limited each year through the budget process. The bill removes the limit on the number of program participants and allows each qualified student selected by the enrolling local education provider to participate in the program. The bill reduces the number of postsecondary credits a qualified student must have completed to be eligible to participate in the ASCENT program. The bill directs the department to distribute to each local education provider for each ASCENT program participant an amount equal to 3% of the per-pupil extended high school funding amount to pay for non-tuition expenses the qualified student incurs in participating in the postsecondary courses. Under existing law, a qualified student who fails to complete a concurrent enrollment course must repay the local education provider for the amount of tuition, and a local education provider may require a qualified student to repay the tuition amount if the qualified student earns a failing grade for a concurrent enrollment course. The bill repeals these provisions. (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Bill Sponsors (3)


No votes to display


May 12, 2022


House Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed


Feb 03, 2022


House Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Education Appropriations

Jan 12, 2022


Introduced In House - Assigned to Education

  • Introduction

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced (01/12/2022) PDF
PA1 (02/04/2022) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note FN1 (02/01/2022) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (07/26/2022) PDF


Data on Open States is updated periodically throughout the day from the official website of the Colorado General Assembly.

If you notice any inconsistencies with these official sources, feel free to file an issue.