Results for Proposed Initiative #25

Ballot Title Setting Board
2013-2014

 

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

SHALL STATE TAXES BE INCREASED BY $927,700,000 ANNUALLY IN THE FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR AND BY SUCH AMOUNTS AS ARE RAISED THEREAFTER BY AMENDMENTS TO THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION AND THE COLORADO REVISED STATUTES CONCERNING FUNDING FOR PRESCHOOL THROUGH TWELFTH-GRADE PUBLIC EDUCATION, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, INCREASING THE STATE INCOME TAX RATE ON INDIVIDUALS, ESTATES, AND TRUSTS; REQUIRING THE RESULTING TAX REVENUES BE SPENT ONLY FOR EDUCATIONAL REFORMS AND PROGRAMMATIC ENHANCEMENTS FOR PRESCHOOL THROUGH TWELFTH-GRADE PUBLIC EDUCATION; AND ALLOWING ALL TAX REVENUES ATTRIBUTABLE TO THIS MEASURE TO BE COLLECTED AND SPENT WITHOUT FUTURE VOTER APPROVAL?

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

SHALL STATE TAXES BE INCREASED BY $927,700,000 ANNUALLY IN THE FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR AND BY SUCH AMOUNTS AS ARE RAISED THEREAFTER BY AMENDMENTS TO THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION AND THE COLORADO REVISED STATUTES CONCERNING FUNDING FOR PRESCHOOL THROUGH TWELFTH-GRADE PUBLIC EDUCATION, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, INCREASING THE STATE INCOME TAX RATE ON INDIVIDUALS, ESTATES, AND TRUSTS; REQUIRING THE RESULTING TAX REVENUES BE SPENT ONLY FOR EDUCATIONAL REFORMS AND PROGRAMMATIC ENHANCEMENTS FOR PRESCHOOL THROUGH TWELFTH-GRADE PUBLIC EDUCATION; AND ALLOWING ALL TAX REVENUES ATTRIBUTABLE TO THIS MEASURE TO BE COLLECTED AND SPENT WITHOUT FUTURE VOTER APPROVAL?

 

Hearing April 17, 2013

Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set.
Hearing adjourned 2:13 PM


 

* Unofficially captioned “Funding for Public Schools” by legislative staff for tracking purposes. This caption is not part of the titles set by the Board.