Colorado Amendment 13, also known as the Petitions Act, was an initiated constitutional amendment on the November 5, 1996 election ballot in Colorado, where it was defeated.
| Colorado Amendment 13 (1996)|
|Yes|| 435,995|| 31.07%|
Election Results via: The Colorado Legislative Council
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado Constitution concerning petitions, and, in connection therewith, changing initiative and referendum rights and procedures; extending petition powers to registered voters of all local governments; limiting initiative ballot titles to 100 words; limiting the annual number of newly enacted laws that governments may exclude for possible referendum petitions; establishing standards for review of filed petitions; requiring voter approval for future petition laws and rules and for changes to certain future voter-approved petitions; and authorizing lawsuits to enforce the amendment?