Results for Proposed Initiative #95

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 establishment of a bank owned and operated by the State of Colorado, and, in connection therewith, establishing a bank authorized to lend money for various specified purposes; prohibiting the bank from accepting deposits from any individual or private entity; backing the debts and obligations of the bank by all state assets; authorizing the bank to be capitalized with all state tax and other revenues and funds; specifying requirements for the oversight, governance, and management of the bank; specifying that bank revenue, income, and expenditures shall not be limited or restricted except for financial and public policy considerations; and authorizing the drafting of rules and regulations of the bank subject to approval by the advisory board of the bank, the board of directors of the bank, the Colorado general assembly, and the governor.

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 establishment of a bank owned and operated by the State of Colorado, and, in connection therewith, establishing a bank authorized to lend money for various specified purposes; prohibiting the bank from accepting deposits from any individual or private entity; backing the debts and obligations of the bank by all state assets; authorizing the bank to be capitalized with all state tax and other revenues and funds; specifying requirements for the oversight, governance, and management of the bank; specifying that bank revenue, income, and expenditures shall not be limited or restricted except for financial and public policy considerations; and authorizing the drafting of rules and regulations of the bank subject to approval by the advisory board of the bank, the board of directors of the bank, the Colorado general assembly, and the governor?

 

Hearing April 18, 2012

Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set.
Hearing adjourned 8:07 PM

Rehearing April 26, 2012

Motion for rehearing denied except to the extent that the Board made changes to the title.
Hearing adjourned 6:47 PM

 

* Unofficially captioned “Establish a State-Owned Bank” by legislative staff for tracking purposes. This caption is not part of the titles set by the Board.