Colorado Legislative Requirements for Nuclear Plant Approval, Measure 3 (1976)
The Colorado Legislative Requirements for Nuclear Plant Approval Amendment, also known as Measure 3, was on the November 2, 1976 ballot in Colorado as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have required a two-thirds vote in the legislature for the approval of any nuclear power plant.
|Colorado Measure 3 (1976)|
Election Results via: The Colorado Legislative Council
Text of the measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|“||An Amendment to Article XVIII of the Colorado Constitution requiring approval by two thirds of each House of the General Assembly prior to any construction or modification of a nuclear power plant or related facility; providing that prior to any vote, the General Assembly must conduct extensive hearings throughout the state concerning the safe operation of such plant or facility; and requiring the waiver of federally imposed limits on liability for damage resulting from the operation of any such plant or facility.||”|
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