On April 26, 2011, Sens. Bob Bacon, D-Fort Collins, and Keith King, R-Colorado Springs, and Reps. Crisanta Duran, D-Denver, and Robert Ramirez, R-Westminster, introduced SB 11-266 – Concerning background checks for employees of entities that contract to perform services for public schools. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.
The bill requires entities that contract with a school district for services performed for a public school to perform background checks on those employees who will be working on-site at the public school at any time during the provision of the contracted services. On April 28, the Education Committee amended the bill and referred it to the Appropriations Committee.
Since this summary, the bill passed its Second Reading with Amendments in the Senate.
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