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At least one initiative sponsor has received a letter from the [[Colorado Secretary of State]] putting the deadline on August 2.<ref>[[Uncertainty clouds Colorado's 2010 signature deadline]]</ref>
 
At least one initiative sponsor has received a letter from the [[Colorado Secretary of State]] putting the deadline on August 2.<ref>[[Uncertainty clouds Colorado's 2010 signature deadline]]</ref>
  
Approximately '''98 ballot initiatives''' had been proposed for the 2010 ballot in [[Colorado]]. Eleven of the proposed initiatives were been withdrawn or have expired.
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Approximately '''98 ballot initiatives''' had been proposed for the 2010 ballot in [[Colorado]]. Eleven of the proposed initiatives were withdrawn or had expired.
  
 
According to the [[Colorado Secretary of State]]'s office, only '''two initiative sponsors''' submitted signatures by the August 2, 2010 deadline. Those are currently under review.  
 
According to the [[Colorado Secretary of State]]'s office, only '''two initiative sponsors''' submitted signatures by the August 2, 2010 deadline. Those are currently under review.  

Revision as of 12:34, 3 August 2010

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Seven measures have been certified for the 2010 ballot in Colorado. Three of the certified measures are initiated constitutional amendments, while one is a initiated state statutes. Three were legislatively-referred.

The signature filing deadline for the 2010 ballot in Colorado is not clear-cut. A statute passed in 2009 says the deadline was July 12, but some sources say that this statute conflicts with the Colorado Constitution and that the deadline was actually therefore August 2.

At least one initiative sponsor has received a letter from the Colorado Secretary of State putting the deadline on August 2.[1]

Approximately 98 ballot initiatives had been proposed for the 2010 ballot in Colorado. Eleven of the proposed initiatives were withdrawn or had expired.

According to the Colorado Secretary of State's office, only two initiative sponsors submitted signatures by the August 2, 2010 deadline. Those are currently under review.

On the ballot

November 2

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Referendum P Gambling Transfers the licensing of games of chance from the Department of State to the Department of Revenue Defeatedd
LRCA Referendum Q Admin of Gov't Establishes a process for moving the state seat to a temporary location during a declared disaster emergency Approveda
LRCA Referendum R Taxes Eliminates property taxes for individuals or businesses that use government-owned property for a private benefit Defeatedd
CICA Initiative 60 Taxes Proposes reducing property taxes Defeatedd
CICA Initiative 61 Gov't Finances Forbids state and local gov't debt by loan in any form Defeatedd
CICA Initiative 62 Abortion Applies the term 'person' to every human being from the beginning of biological development Defeatedd
CICA Initiative 63 Health Care Prohibits enforcing any policy that requires a person to participate in an insurance plan Defeatedd
CISS Proposition 101 Taxes Makes amendments to current vehicle, income and telecommunications taxes and fees Defeatedd
CISS Proposition 102 Law Enforcement Allows first-time misdemeanor defendants to be recommended for release or released to a pretrial services program's supervision instead of a bond Defeatedd

Proposed measures

Submitted signatures

Type Title Subject Description
CICA Health Care Amendment (2) Health care Protect the individual’s right to make health care decisions
CISS Criminal Defendant Bail Initiative Law enforcement Amends the criteria for setting bail and type of bond.

Not on the ballot

See also: Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
Type Title Subject Description Result
CISS President Qualification Verification Admin of gov't Amend the process of nominating and certifying presidential candidates to the ballot withdrawn
CISS Consumer Credit Checks Initiative Business regulation Ban the use of credit checks of potential employees by employers withdrawn
CICA Save Our Secret Ballot (4) Labor Protects the right to secret ballots in federal, state, and union representation elections title expired
CICA Congressional Term Limits Amendment Admin of gov't Amends the length of term for representatives to the U.S. Senate and House withdrawn
CICA Supreme Court Design Competition Admin of gov't Transparent design competition for Ralph L. Carr Supreme Court Building title expired
Recall Bill Ritter Recall (2) Recall An effort to recall Bill Ritter withdrawn
CISS Beer and Wine Sales Initiative (3) Alcohol Allow beer and wine sales in grocery stores Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Redirect Lottery Funds Measure Gambling Redirect lottery funds away from parks and recreation Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Payday Loans Amendment Business regulation Would limit the amount of interest that payday lenders can make off of loans Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Video Game Lottery Amendment Gambling Allow video keno lottery game, funds to higher-education scholarship grants Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
LRCA Redirect Open Space Funds to Schools Measure Education Divert money currently used to preserve open space to fund the state's K-12 schools Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Elections to Fill Vacancies Initiative Election reform Requires a vote by the people when filling vacant seats of elected officials Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Gay Marriage Amendment (5) Marriage Recognizes marriage as a union between any two consenting adults. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA General Fund Appropriations Amendment State budgets Grants the General Assembly the power to appropriate all general funds. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA General Assembly Reorganization (3) Admin of gov't Reorganize the State General Assembly. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Plain Language Lawmaking Initiative Admin of gov't Laws, rules and regulations must be written in "plain language". Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Gun Rights Protection Initiative (3) Firearms Protects rights of individual citizens to keep and bear arms. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Immigration Status Check Measure (2) Immigration Require businesses to check the immigration status of all newly hired workers. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Global Day Without Violence Initiative (2) Admin of gov't Establishes a global day without violence every year on January 1. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA New Housing Water Use Environment Limitation on water available for new residential housing growth. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Campaign Finance Amendment (3) Election reform Allows for public funds for state citizens to run for state wide or legislative offices. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Medical Marijuana Regulation Initiative Marijuana Allow the people to vote directly on medical marijuana regulations Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Sale of Marijuana in a Regulated Market Initiative Marijuana Allow Coloradans 21 and older to use marijuana; create regulated market. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS States Rights Initiative(2) Admin of gov’t Re-estbalish the state’s rights under the U.S. Constitution Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Religious Freedom Amendment Religion Prohibits gov't from burdening person or organization from religious liberty Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Juvenile Tried as Adults Initiative (2) Law enforcement Juveniles Tried as Adults and Eligibility For Community Corrections Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Renewable Energy Exemption Initiative (3) Utility regulation Allows customers to opt out of getting their power from renewable sources Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
Impeachment of US Supreme Court Justice John Roberts Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
Impeachment of US Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Jr. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Deferred Loan Interest Rates (3) Admin of gov't Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Private Property Water Access Amendment (20) Environment Limits the use of rivers or targets rafters with liability provisions. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Use of Streams Amendment (4) Environment Affirms the "right to float" down Colorado rivers Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Container Fee for Water Preservation Amendment Environment Container fee to fund water preservation and protection Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Rent Control Amendment (2) Admin of gov't Unconstitutional for the state, county to control rents on private property Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Private Property Energy Requirements Initiative (2) Utility regulation Prevents gov't imposed energy efficient building requirements on private property Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Renewable Energy in Retail Sales Initiative (2) Utility regulation Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

Local ballot measures

See also

Articles

External links

Additional reading

References

  1. Uncertainty clouds Colorado's 2010 signature deadline