Colorado Amendment Q (2010), constitutional text changes
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The amended Article VIII, Section 3 read:
Note: CAPITAL words indicate additions, while
stricken words indicate deletions from the current text.
|Section 3. Seat of government - how changed - definitions.
(1) When the seat of government shall have been located IN THE CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER as
(2) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBSECTION (1) OF THIS SECTION, IF THE GOVERNOR DETERMINES THAT A DISASTER EMERGENCY EXISTS THAT SUBSTANTIALLY AFFECTS THE ABILITY OF THE STATE GOVERNMENT TO OPERATE IN THE CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER, THE GOVERNOR MAY ISSUE AN EXECUTIVE ORDER DECLARING A DISASTER EMERGENCY. AFTER DECLARING THE DISASTER EMERGENCY AND AFTER CONSULTING WITH THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT, THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, AND THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THE GOVERNOR MAY DESIGNATE A TEMPORARY MEETING LOCATION FOR THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
(3) AFTER THE DECLARATION OF A DISASTER EMERGENCY BY THE GOVERNOR, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL CONVENE AT THE TEMPORARY MEETING LOCATION, WHETHER DURING REGULAR SESSION OR IN A SPECIAL SESSION CONVENED BY THE GOVERNOR OR BY WRITTEN REQUEST BY TWO-THIRDS OF THE MEMBERS OF EACH HOUSE. THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, ACTING BY BILL, MAY THEN DESIGNATE A TEMPORARY LOCATION FOR THE SEAT OF GOVERNMENT. THE BILL SHALL CONTAIN A DATE ON WHICH THE TEMPORARY LOCATION OF THE SEAT OF GOVERNMENT SHALL EXPIRE.
(4) AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
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