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Jena Griswold

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Jena Griswold

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Results for Proposed Initiative #300

Ballot Title Setting Board
2019-2020

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

An amendment to the Colorado constitution allowing counties and municipalities to assume some or all of the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission’s regulatory authority over oil and natural gas operations within their boundaries, and, in connection therewith, authorizing counties and municipalities to regionally coordinate control of such operations and specifying that counties and municipalities are not granted the right to enact moratoriums on such operations.

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 allowing counties and municipalities to assume some or all of the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission’s regulatory authority over oil and natural gas operations within their boundaries, and, in connection therewith, authorizing counties and municipalities to regionally coordinate control of such operations and specifying that counties and municipalities are not granted the right to enact moratoriums on such operations?

Hearing April 15, 2020

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 3:55 PM.

Rehearing April 23, 2020

Motion for Rehearing denied in its entirety. Hearing adjourned 4:15 PM.

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