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Jena Griswold

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Jena Griswold

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Results for Proposed Initiative #108

Ballot Title Setting Board
2019-2020

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

A change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning prohibiting an abortion when the probable gestational age of the fetus is at least twenty-two weeks, except when required to save the life of the pregnant woman, and, in connection therewith, defining terms related to the measure including abortion, probable gestational age, and twenty-two weeks; making it a felony to perform or attempt to perform a prohibited abortion; requiring the Colorado medical board to suspend the license of a physician whom the board finds performs or attempts to perform a prohibited abortion; specifying that a woman on whom an abortion is performed may not be charged with a crime in relation to a prohibited abortion; and excepting medical procedures relating to miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy.

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

Shall there be a change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning prohibiting an abortion when the probable gestational age of the fetus is at least twenty-two weeks, except when required to save the life of the pregnant woman, and, in connection therewith, defining terms related to the measure including abortion, probable gestational age, and twenty-two weeks; making it a felony to perform or attempt to perform a prohibited abortion; requiring the Colorado medical board to suspend the license of a physician whom the board finds performs or attempts to perform a prohibited abortion; specifying that a woman on whom an abortion is performed may not be charged with a crime in relation to a prohibited abortion; and excepting medical procedures relating to miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy?

Hearing June 19, 2019

The designated representatives for Proposed Initiative 2019-2020 #108 did not appear at the hearing. The Board voted to layover title setting until its next meeting on July 3, 2019.
Hearing adjourned 1:08 PM.

Hearing July 3, 2019

Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set.
Hearing adjourned 1:34 PM.

Rehearing July 17, 2019

Motion for Rehearing granted. Title setting denied due to substantial amendment after legislative staff review and comment meeting, contrary to CRS 1-40-105(2). Hearing adjourned 11:05 AM.

* Unofficially captioned "Prohibition on Late-Term Abortions" by legislative staff for tracking purposes. This caption is not part of the titles set by the Board.