Colorado Rent Control Amendment (2010)
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According to the submitted initiative petition, the ballot title read as follows:
Title: Should it be Unconstitutional for the Government to Control Rents on Private Property?
It shall be unconstitutional for the State of Colorado, a county, a municipality, or any type of governmental entity to control rents on private property by any means including but not limited to enacting any statute, ordinance, resolution, deed restriction, covenant restriction, building requirement or zoning restriction that attempts to control rents on private property. Any private property owner adversely affected from a violation of this constitutional amendment shall have the right to be indemnified including recovery of his attorneys fees and costs from all responsible parties including but not limited to the State of Colorado, a county, a municipality, or any type of governmental entity.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Colorado signature requirements
In order to qualify the proposed measure for the 2010 ballot a minimum of 76,047 valid signatures were required. The signature filing deadline for the 2010 ballot in Colorado for initiated constitutional amendments was August 2, 2010. However, as of petition deadline day, no signatures were filed.
- The Denver Post, "Potential ballot measures target rent control, energy-efficiency mandate," March 31, 2010
- The Denver Daily News, "Targeting rent control," April 5, 2010
- Colorado Legislature, "Rent Control Initiative Petition," accessed April 5, 2010
- Prior to the enactment of Colorado House Bill 1326 (2009), the signature deadline for initiated statutes and initiated amendments was the same--3 months before the election.
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