Results for Proposed Initiative #68

Ballot Title Setting Board
2013-2014

 

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

SHALL STATE TAXES BE INCREASED $6,275,000 ANNUALLY IN THE FIRST FISCAL YEAR AND BY SUCH AMOUNTS THAT ARE RAISED THEREAFTER BY IMPOSITION OF A 15 PERCENT TAX ON THE SALE PRICE OF PET ANIMALS TO FUND PROGRAMS AND SERVICES TO ADDRESS PET OVERPOPULATION, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, AMENDING THE COLORADO REVISED STATUTES TO PROHIBIT PET ANIMAL CARE FACILITIES FROM EUTHANIZING PETS EXCEPT IN LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES; IMPOSING A MONETARY PENALTY FOR EACH VIOLATION OF THE EUTHANASIA PROHIBITION, ALLOWING PERSONS TO BRING COURT ACTIONS TO ENFORCE COMPLIANCE WITH AND PENALIZE VIOLATIONS OF THE EUTHANASIA PROHIBITION, AND USING CERTAIN FEES AND PENALTIES COLLECTED TO MAKE GRANTS FOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES TO ADDRESS PET OVERPOPULATION?

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

SHALL STATE TAXES BE INCREASED $6,275,000 ANNUALLY IN THE FIRST FISCAL YEAR AND BY SUCH AMOUNTS THAT ARE RAISED THEREAFTER BY IMPOSITION OF A 15 PERCENT TAX ON THE SALE PRICE OF PET ANIMALS TO FUND PROGRAMS AND SERVICES TO ADDRESS PET OVERPOPULATION, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, AMENDING THE COLORADO REVISED STATUTES TO PROHIBIT PET ANIMAL CARE FACILITIES FROM EUTHANIZING PETS EXCEPT IN LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES; IMPOSING A MONETARY PENALTY FOR EACH VIOLATION OF THE EUTHANASIA PROHIBITION, ALLOWING PERSONS TO BRING COURT ACTIONS TO ENFORCE COMPLIANCE WITH AND PENALIZE VIOLATIONS OF THE EUTHANASIA PROHIBITION, AND USING CERTAIN FEES AND PENALTIES COLLECTED TO MAKE GRANTS FOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES TO ADDRESS PET OVERPOPULATION?

 

 

Hearing April 2, 2014

Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set.
Hearing adjourned 5:06 PM

Hearing April 16, 2014

Motion for Rehearing denied except to the extent that the Board made changes to the titles.
Hearing adjourned 12:01 PM.

 

* Unofficially captioned “Restrictions on Pet Animal Euthanasia” by legislative staff for tracking purposes. This caption is not part of the titles set by the Board.