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Jena Griswold

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Jena Griswold

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Results for Proposed Initiative #179

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 the state tax system, and in connection therewith, establishing a policy goal that each taxpayer pay the same percentage of income in total state and local taxes; and requiring the tax system to be predictable, flexible, and competitive with other state tax systems and to generate sufficient revenue to fund priorities specified in the amendment.

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 the state tax system, and in connection therewith, establishing a policy goal that each taxpayer pay the same percentage of income in total state and local taxes; and requiring the tax system to be predictable, flexible, and competitive with other state tax systems and to generate sufficient revenue to fund priorities specified in the amendment?

February 5, 2020 - 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 3:08 PM.

February 19, 2020 - Rehearing

Motion for Rehearing (Sopkin) denied except to the extent that the Board made changes to the titles.
Motion for Rehearing (Sandberg) denied except to the extent that the Board made changes to the titles.
Hearing adjourned 12:15 PM.

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