The Colorado Referendum M
, also known as the Land Value Increases Act
appeared as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
on the November 2008
ballot in Colorado
, where it was approved
The measure amended the Colorado Constitution to eliminate obsolete constitutional provisions regarding land value increases. It was referred to the ballot via House Concurrent Resolution 08-1009.
It removed an outdated provision from 1876 in Colorado's constitution, when the constitution was adopted. That provision dealt with giving tax breaks to landowners who plant trees on their land, and is no longer in use. In essence, Measure M was a housekeeping measure.
| Referendum M (2008)|
| Yes|| 1,307,770|| 62.3%|
Election Results via: The Colorado Secretary of State
Sponsors of the measure included: