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Jena Griswold

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Jena Griswold

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Results for Proposed Initiative #127

Ballot Title Setting Board
2019-2020

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

An amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning petitions, and, in connection therewith, providing the right to petition at all levels of government; changing requirements, procedures, and deadlines for qualifying petitions for the ballot, setting brief, plain English titles for petitions, challenging compliance with petition requirements, and informing voters of the contents of a petition; limiting the amount of state legislation that is petition-exempt; allowing law enacted through petition to be changed only through voter approval of another petition; establishing a fine for interfering with a petition circulator or signer for petitioning peaceably in public access areas; allowing the governor to veto legislation to be referred to the people; exempting petitions from municipal home-rule provisions; and repealing all conflicting laws.

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 petitions, and, in connection therewith, providing the right to petition at all levels of government; changing requirements, procedures, and deadlines for qualifying petitions for the ballot, setting brief, plain English titles for petitions, challenging compliance with petition requirements, and informing voters of the contents of a petition; limiting the amount of state legislation that is petition-exempt; allowing law enacted through petition to be changed only through voter approval of another petition; establishing a fine for interfering with a petition circulator or signer for petitioning peaceably in public access areas; allowing the governor to veto legislation to be referred to the people; exempting petitions from municipal home-rule provisions; and repealing all conflicting laws?

December 4, 2:00 PM - Hearing

The Board made a technical correction to the text by removing the italics from (4) in Section 1 of the filed text. Title setting denied on the grounds that the measure does not constitute a single subject.
Hearing adjourned 2:39 PM.

December 18, 2:00 PM - Hearing

Title setting denied on the grounds that the measure does not constitute a single subject. Hearing adjourned 2:37 PM.

January 2, 9:30 AM - Hearing

Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set.
The Board determined that the proposed initiative adds language to the state constitution. The requirement for approval by fifty-five percent of the votes cast applies to this initiative.
Hearing adjourned 10:30 AM.

* Unofficially captioned "Petitions" by legislative staff for tracking purposes. This caption is not part of the titles set by the Board.