Results for Proposed Initiative #89

Ballot Title Setting Board
2011-2012

 

The title as designated and fixed by the Board is as follows:

An amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning the allocation of income from video lottery terminals, and, in connection therewith, defining “video lottery terminal” as a slot machine that is operated by or for the state lottery including electronic keno, instant racing, and other similar devices in which a player may win a prize based upon chance; requiring all moneys bet on video lottery terminals minus all winnings returned to players to be paid to the governmental recipients of lottery revenues; allowing a private party who operates video lottery terminals to retain a portion of the income only if authorized by the voters of the state; and exempting from this provision those machines approved for use in limited gaming or on Indian reservations.

The ballot title and submission clause as designated and fixed by the Board is as follows:

Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning the allocation of income from video lottery terminals, and, in connection therewith, defining “video lottery terminal” as a slot machine that is operated by or for the state lottery including electronic keno, instant racing, and other similar devices in which a player may win a prize based upon chance; requiring all moneys bet on video lottery terminals minus all winnings returned to players to be paid to the governmental recipients of lottery revenues; allowing a private party who operates video lottery terminals to retain a portion of the income only if authorized by the voters of the state; and exempting from this provision those machines approved for use in limited gaming or on Indian reservations?

 

Hearing April 18, 2012

Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set.
Hearing adjourned 2:45 PM

Rehearing April 27, 2012

Motion for rehearing denied except to the extent that the Board made changes to the title.
Hearing adjourned 12:50 PM

 

* Unofficially captioned “Income Generated by Video Lottery Terminals” by legislative staff for tracking purposes. This caption is not part of the titles set by the Board.