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Colorado Public Utility Rates, Measure 10 (1972)

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The Colorado Public Utility Rates Act, also known as Initiative 10, was on the November 7, 1972 ballot in Colorado as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have defined "just and reasonable" rates for public utilities by creating a state regulation agency and requiring public financial disclosure from the utilities.[1]

Election results

Colorado Initiative 10 (1972)
Defeatedd No468,15457.20%
Yes 350,264 42.80%

Election results via: The Colorado Legislative Council

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An Act to protect the consumer of public utility services by defining just and reasonable rates, by creating an Office of Public Consumer Counsel and by requiring the disclosure of certain financial information regarding public utilities.[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.