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Colorado Sunshine Laws, Measure 9 (1972)

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The Colorado Sunshine Laws Act, also known as Initiative 9, was on the November 7, 1972 ballot in Colorado as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure required public officials to disclose their private interests, all lobbyists to register and file periodic informational statements and that all official state meetings be open to the public.[1]

Election results

Colorado Initiative 9 (1972)
Approveda Yes 491,073 60.11%

Election results via: The Colorado Legislative Council

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An Act to Amend Chapters 3 and 63, C.R.S. 1963, as amended, by adding three new Articles which require, first that public officials disclose their private interest; second that all lobbyists register and file periodic informational statements; and third, that all official State meetings be open to the public.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Colorado General Assembly, "Ballot Issue History," accessed January 14, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.