Results for Proposed Initiative #75

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 local government regulation of oil and gas development and, in connection therewith, authorizing local governments to prohibit, limit, or impose moratoriums on oil and gas development; authorizing local laws and regulations that are more restrictive of oil and gas development and at least as protective of a community’s health, safety, welfare, and environment as state law; and prohibiting the state from preempting any local laws or regulations that prevent or mitigate local impacts from oil and gas development.

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 local government regulation of oil and gas development and, in connection therewith, authorizing local governments to prohibit, limit, or impose moratoriums on oil and gas development; authorizing local laws and regulations that are more restrictive of oil and gas development and at least as protective of a community’s health, safety, welfare, and environment as state law; and prohibiting the state from preempting any local laws or regulations that prevent or mitigate local impacts from oil and gas development?



Hearing February 3, 2016

Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set.
Hearing adjourned 12:21 PM.

Rehearing February 17, 2016

Motion for Rehearing granted only to the extent that the Board made changes to the titles; denied in all other respects.
Hearing adjourned 10:33 AM.

* Unofficially captioned “Local Government Authority to Regulate Oil and Gas Development" by legislative staff for tracking purposes. This caption is not part of the titles set by the Board.