Results for Proposed Initiative #87

Ballot Title Setting Board
2013-2014

 

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

An amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning a statewide setback requirement for new oil and gas wells, and, in connection therewith, changing existing setback requirements to require any new oil or gas well to be located at least one half mile from the nearest occupied structure; authorizing a homeowner to waive the setback requirement for the homeowner’s home; and establishing that the statewide setback requirement is not a taking of private property requiring compensation under the Colorado constitution.

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 a statewide setback requirement for new oil and gas wells, and, in connection therewith, changing existing setback requirements to require any new oil or gas well to be located at least one half mile from the nearest occupied structure; authorizing a homeowner to waive the setback requirement for the homeowner’s home; and establishing that the statewide setback requirement is not a taking of private property requiring compensation under the Colorado constitution?

 

 

Hearing April 3, 2014

Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set.
Hearing adjourned 11:02 AM

Rehearing April 16, 2014

Motion for rehearing granted to the extent that the Board made changes to the titles; denied in all other respects.
Hearing adjourned 2:32 PM.

 

* Unofficially captioned “Oil and Gas Operations” by legislative staff for tracking purposes. This caption is not part of the titles set by the Board.