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Jena Griswold

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Jena Griswold

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Results for Proposed Initiative #75

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 creating an expanded learning opportunities program that provides out-of-school learning experiences, such as tutoring, supplemental instruction in reading, math, science, and writing, support for students with special needs, English and foreign language programs, and arts, career, or technical education training, for any child aged 3 to 18 who is eligible to attend public school in Colorado, and, in connection therewith, creating a functionally independent agency within the department of education to oversee the program and select a non-profit to administer the program; allowing a 100% income tax credit, subject to specified caps, to any taxpayer who makes a contribution to the administering non-profit to fund the program; requiring the administering non-profit to provide need-based financial aid to parent-directed individual learning accounts for participating students and to select and certify providers of such experiences; and authorizing the state to annually retain and spend state revenue exceeding the state spending limit in an amount equal to the appropriation to the agency for administrative and operational expenses.

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 creating an expanded learning opportunities program that provides out-of-school learning experiences, such as tutoring, supplemental instruction in reading, math, science, and writing, support for students with special needs, English and foreign language programs, and arts, career, or technical education training, for any child aged 3 to 18 who is eligible to attend public school in Colorado, and, in connection therewith, creating a functionally independent agency within the department of education to oversee the program and select a non-profit to administer the program; allowing a 100% income tax credit, subject to specified caps, to any taxpayer who makes a contribution to the administering non-profit to fund the program; requiring the administering non-profit to provide need-based financial aid to parent-directed individual learning accounts for participating students and to select and certify providers of such experiences; and authorizing the state to annually retain and spend state revenue exceeding the state spending limit in an amount equal to the appropriation to the agency for administrative and operational expenses?

Hearing April 17, 2019

Title setting denied on the grounds that the measure does not constitute a single subject.
Hearing adjourned 1:35 PM.

Rehearing April 26, 2019

Motion for Rehearing granted as it applies to single subject.
Staff draft amended; titles set.
Hearing adjourned 12:39 PM.

Rehearing May 1, 2019

Motion for Rehearing denied on the grounds that the Board lacks jurisdiction to consider it.
Hearing adjourned 10:32 AM.

* Unofficially captioned "Establishment of Expanded Learning Opportunities Program" by legislative staff for tracking purposes. This caption is not part of the titles set by the Board.