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Colorado Legislative Procedures Amendment, Referendum 4 (1982)

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The Colorado Legislative Procedures Amendment, also known as Referendum 4, was on the November 2, 1982 ballot in Colorado as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure eliminated regular session bill limitations and limited the length of legislative sessions to 144 days.[1]

Election results

Colorado Referendum 4 (1982)
Approveda Yes 442,601 54.27%

Election Results via: Colorado State Legislative Council, Ballot History

Text of measure

See also: Colorado State Constitution, Article V

The language on the ballot appeared as:[1]

An amendment to Section 7 of Article V of the Constitution of the State of Colorado concerning the elimination of the limitation on enactment of bills at regular sessions of the general assembly convening in even-numbered years and providing that regular sessions of the general assembly convening in even-numbered years shall not exceed one hundred forty calendars days.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Colorado State Legislative Council, "Ballot History," accessed February 19, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.