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Colorado
Secretary of State
Jena Griswold

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Colorado
Secretary of State
Jena Griswold

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Results for Proposed Initiative #257

Ballot Title Setting Board
2019-2020

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

An amendment to the Colorado constitution and a change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning voter-approved changes to limited gaming, and, in connection therewith, allowing the voters of Central City, Black Hawk, and Cripple Creek, for their individual cities, to approve other games in addition to those currently allowed and increase a maximum single bet to any amount; and allowing gaming tax revenue to be used for support services to improve student retention and credential completion by students enrolled in community colleges.

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 and a change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning voter-approved changes to limited gaming, and, in connection therewith, allowing the voters of Central City, Black Hawk, and Cripple Creek, for their individual cities, to approve other games in addition to those currently allowed and increase a maximum single bet to any amount; and allowing gaming tax revenue to be used for support services to improve student retention and credential completion by students enrolled in community colleges?

February 19, 2020 - Hearing

Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set. The Board determined that the proposed initiative only repeals language from the state constitution. The requirement for approval by fifty-five percent of the votes cast does not apply to this initiative. Hearing adjourned 6:30 PM.

* Unofficially captioned "Local Voter Approval of Gaming Limits in Black Hawk, Central City, and Cripple Creek" by legislative staff for tracking purposes. This caption is not part of the titles set by the Board.