2015 - 2016 Initiative Calendar

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November 2014
Friday, November 21
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for December 3, 2014 hearing is due (commencement of 2015-2016 initiative cycle). 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Monday, December 1 Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  



December 2014
Wednesday, December 3 Title Board Hearing (first hearing of 2015-2016 initiative cycle)
1-40-106(1)
Friday, December 5
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for December 17, 2014 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, December 10
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, December 12
or
Monday, December 15
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, December 17 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, December 24
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, December 26
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for January 7, 2015 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
1-1-106(4)

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January 2015
Friday, January 2
or
Tuesday, January 5
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, January 7 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Friday, January 9
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for January 21, 2015 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, January 14
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, January 16
or
Tuesday, January 20*
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, January 21 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Friday, January 23
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for February 4, 2015 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, January 28
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)

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February 2015
Friday, January 30
or
Monday, February 2
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, February 4 Title Board Hearing
1-40-106(1)
Friday, February 6
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for February 18, 2015 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, February 11
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, February 13
or
Tuesday, February 17*
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, February 18 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Friday, February 20
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for March 4, 2015 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, February 25
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)

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March 2015
Friday, February 27
or
Monday, March 2
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, March 4 Title Board Hearing  1-40-106(1)
Friday, March 6
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for March 18, 2015 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, March 11
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, March 13
or
Monday, March 16
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, March 18 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Friday, March 20
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for April 1, 2015 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
Wednesday, March 25
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, March 27
or
Monday, March 30
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  

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April 2015
Wednesday, April 1 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Friday, April 3
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for April 15, 2015 hearing is due.

(Last day to file for measures that will appear on November 2015 Coordinated Election ballot)
1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, April 8
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, April 10
or
Monday, April 13
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, April 15 Title Board Hearing

(Last meeting for TABOR measures that will appear on the 2015 Coordinated Election Ballot)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, April 22
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Thursday, April 23
to
Friday, April 24

Motion for Rehearing shall be heard within 48 hours after the expiration of the 7 day period for filing motions for rehearing (Measures for November 3, 2015 Coordinated Election only)

1-40-107(1)
Friday, April 24
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for May 6, 2015 hearing is due. 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)

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May 2015
Friday, May 1
or
Monday, May 4
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, May 6 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Friday, May 8
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for May 20, 2015 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, May 13
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, May 15
or
Monday, May 18
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, May 20 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Friday, May 22
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for June 3, 2015 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, May 27
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)

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June 2015
Friday, May 29
or
Monday, June 1
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, June 3 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Friday, June 5
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for June 17, 2015 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, June 10
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, June 12
or
Monday, June 15
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, June 17 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Friday, June 19
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for July 1, 2015 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, June 24
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, June 26
or
Monday, June 29
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  

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July 2015
Wednesday, July 1 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Friday, July 3
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for July 15, 2015 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, July 8
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, July 10
or
Monday, July 13
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, July 15 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, July 22
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, July 24
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for August 5, 2015 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)

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August 2015
Friday, July 31
or
Monday, August 3
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Monday, August 3
3:00 PM
Deadline to file an initiative petition with the Secretary of State for the 2015 Coordinated Election Art. V, Sec. 1(2)
Wednesday, August 5 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Friday, August 7
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for August 19, 2015 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, August 12
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, August 14
or
Monday, August 17
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, August 19 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Friday, August 21
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for September 2, 2015 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, August 26
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, August 28
or
Tuesday, August 31
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  

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September 2015
Wednesday, September 2 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Friday, September 4
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for September 16, 2015 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, September 9
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, September 11
or
Monday, September 14
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, September 16 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, September 23
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, September 25
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for October 7, 2015 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)

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October 2015
Friday, October 2
or
Monday, October 5
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, October 7 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Friday, October 9
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for October 21, 2015 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, October 14
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, October 16
or
Tuesday, October 19
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, October 21 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, October 28
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)

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November 2015
Tuesday, November 3
Coordinated Election (Polls open 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM)

1-41-102(1)
1-7-101
Art. X, Sec. 20 (3)(a)

Friday, November 20
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for December 2, 2015 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Friday, November 27
or
Monday, November 30
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  

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December 2015
Wednesday, December 2 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Friday, December 4
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for December 16, 2015 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, December 9
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, December 11
or
Monday, December 14
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, December 16 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, December 23
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Thursday, December 24*
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for January 6, 2016 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)

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January 2016
Monday, January 4 Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Thursday, January 6 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Friday, January 8
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for January 20, 2016 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, January 13
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, January 15
or
Monday, January 18
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, January 20 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Friday, January 22
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for February 3, 2016 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, January 27
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, January 29
or
Monday, February 1
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  

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February 2016
Wednesday, February 3 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Friday, February 5
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for February 17, 2016 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, February 10
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, February 12
or
Tuesday, February 16
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, February 17 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Friday, February 19
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for March 2, 2016 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, February 24
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, February 26
or
Monday, February 29
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  

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March 2016
Wednesday, March 2 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Friday, March 4
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for March 16, 2016 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, March 9
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, March 11
or
Monday, March 14
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, March 16 Title Board Hearing 1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, March 23
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, March 25
3:00 PM
Any measure to be considered for April 6, 2016 hearing is due 1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)

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April 2016
Friday, April 1
or
Monday, April 4
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, April 6

Title Board Hearing

1-40-106(1)
Friday, April 8
3:00 PM

Any measure to be considered for April 20, 2016 hearing is due

(Last day to file for measures that will appear on November 2016 General Election ballot)
1-40-105(4)
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, April 13
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Friday, April 15
or
Monday, April 18
Staff drafts of Titles will be delivered or transmitted by the Office of Legislative Legal Services, then initiative materials are publicly distributed  
Wednesday, April 20 Title Board Hearing 
(Last meeting for measures that will appear on November 2016 General Election ballot)**
1-40-106(1)
Wednesday, April 27
5:00 PM
Motions for Rehearing due 1-40-107(1)
Thursday, April 28
to
Friday, April 29

Motion for Rehearing shall be heard within 48 hours after the expiration of the 7 day period for filing motions for rehearing

(Measures for November 2016 Election only)
1-40-107(1)

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August 2016
Monday, August 8
3:00 PM
Deadline to file an initiative petition with the Secretary of State for the 2016 General Election

Art. V, Sec. 1(2)
1-40-108
1-40-107(5)



November 2016
Tuesday, November 8 General Election (Polls open 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM) 1-1-104(17)

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This calendar is only intended as a reference guide.  Refer to the Colorado Constitution, Revised Statutes and Secretary of State rules for applicable provisions.