House File 229 H-1027 Amend the amendment, H-1025, to House File 229, as follows: 1 1. Page 1, by striking lines 12 through 16 and inserting 2 < the positivity rate in the county which the school district 3 or school is located and the percentage of absenteeism in the 4 school district or school, the department of education shall 5 also consider data regarding the number of staff employed by 6 the school district or school who are quarantining due to 7 exposure to COVID-19, who are absent for any other reason, and 8 who have been vaccinated for COVID-19; as well as the scarcity 9 of substitute teachers, school bus drivers, custodians, 10 administrators, associates, and other staff employed by the 11 school district or accredited nonpublic school. >> 12 ______________________________ R. SMITH of Black Hawk -1- H1025.186 (1) 89 kh/jh 1/ 1 #1.