Results for Proposed Initiative #40

Ballot Title Setting Board
2015-2016

 

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

An amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning a right to local self-government, and, in connection therewith, declaring that the people have an inherent right to local self-government in counties and municipalities, including the power to enact laws to establish, protect, and secure rights of natural persons, communities, and nature, as well as the power to define or eliminate the rights and powers of corporations or business entities to prevent them from interfering with those rights; and exempting such local laws from preemption or nullification by any federal, state, or international law if the local laws do not restrict fundamental rights or weaken legal protections for natural persons, their local communities, or nature.

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 right to local self-government, and, in connection therewith, declaring that the people have an inherent right to local self-government in counties and municipalities, including the power to enact laws to establish, protect, and secure rights of natural persons, communities, and nature, as well as the power to define or eliminate the rights and powers of corporations or business entities to prevent them from interfering with those rights; and exempting such local laws from preemption or nullification by any federal, state, or international law if the local laws do not restrict fundamental rights or weaken legal protections for natural persons, their local communities, or nature?

 


Hearing December 16, 2015

Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set.
Hearing adjourned 11:55 AM.

Rehearing January 6, 2016

Motion for Rehearing granted to the extent that the Board made changes to the titles; denied in all other respects.
Hearing adjourned 2:10 PM.


 

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