Colorado 2000 ballot measures

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12 measures appeared on the Colorado ballot in 2000. Seven of them passed, and five were defeated.

2000 Election Results

Type Title Subject Description Outcome
LR Colorado Marijuana Act (2000) Medical Marijuana Allows patients diagnosed with a serious or chronic illness and their care-givers to legally possess marijuana for medical purposes Approved
LR Colorado Tax Cuts Act (2000) Taxes Cuts the taxes which fund certain basic local and state services by $25 per year including property, income, utility, and vehicle taxes Approved
CICA Colorado Background Checks at Gun Shows Act (2000) Firearms Requires background checks if any part of a gun purchase takes place at a gun show with the exception of antique guns Defeated
LR Colorado Funding for Public Schools Act (2000) Education Sets a minimum increase in funding Defeated
LR Colorado Voter Approval of Growth Act (2000) Property Development Requires voter approval of maps, called "growth area maps," that identify areas for future development in counties, cities, and towns of a certain population Defeated
CICA Colorado Consent to Abortion Act (2000) Abortion Requires a doctor and licensed health care or mental health care professional working with a doctor to present specific information to a woman before an abortion Defeated
ISS Colorado Tax Reduction Act for Senior Citizens (2000) Taxes Reduces property taxes for qualified senior citizens by exempting up to one-half, but not to exceed $100,000, of the value of a home from property taxation Defeated
ISS Colorado Reapportionment Timetable Act (2000) Reapportionment Permanently changes reapportionment timetable by moving up the start of the legislative reapportionment process to April 15th Defeated
ISS Colorado County Surveyors Act (2000) Administration of Government Adds the option of appointing a county surveyor to the existing requirement that surveyors be elected Defeated
ISS Colorado Outdated Constitutional Provisions Act (2000) Outdated Language Strikes references to one-time events that have already occurred and to public offices that no longer exist Defeated
ISS Colorado Multi-State Lotteries Act (2000) Gaming Makes multi-state lotteries legal in Colorado Defeated
CICA Colorado Math and Science Grants Act (2000) Education Allows the state to keep and spend the first $50 million in excess of the state's constitutional revenue limit for each of the next five years (up to $250 million total) Defeated

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