Brownstein Colorado Ballot Initiative Tracker

Brownstein’s Political & Regulatory Law Group presents this comprehensive tracker of all Colorado statewide ballot initiatives proposed during the 2019-2020 cycle, including any appeals from the Title Board to the Colorado Supreme Court. Information will be updated within 24 hours of any change. Where available, hyperlinks are provided to the initiative’s final text, title, review and comment memo, appellate decision, fiscal impact estimate and ballot analysis.

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2019-2020 Colorado Ballot Initiatives 

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Oil and Gas

Summary
Status
Notes

#1: Severance Taxes on Oil and Gas (statutory) – seeks to increase the state severance tax to 10%, and to direct funds to education funding and medical care and treatment

Withdrawn before Review & Comment hearing; Proponents appear to be pursing related initiative #22

Proponents: Mary Henry and Andrew O’Connor

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #1, #2, #22

07/27/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

#2: Severance Taxes on Oil and Gas (statutory) – seeks to increase the state severance tax to 10%, and to direct funds to education funding and medical care and treatment

Review & Comment hearing held; Proponents appear to be pursing related initiative #22

Proponents: Mary Henry and Andrew O’Connor

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #1, #2, #22

08/03/18:|
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

08/15/18:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

08/17/18:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#22: Severance Taxes on Oil and Gas (statutory) – seeks to increase the state severance tax to 10%, and to direct funds to education funding and medical care and treatment

Approved for circulation of petitions for signatures

Proponents: Mary Henry and Andrew O’Connor

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #1, #2, #22

11/13/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

01/09/19:
Final Text Filed with the Secretary of State 

02/04/19:
Initial Fiscal Impact Statement

02/06/19:
Title set by Title Board

02/13/19:
Motion for Rehearing

02/20/19:
Title Board rehearing held and Motion for Rehearing granted only to the extent that the Title board amended the titles

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Fiscal Policy

Summary
Status
Notes

#3: State Fiscal Policy (constitutional) – seeks to repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution

Appeal pending before the Colorado Supreme Court; Opening Briefs submitted

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

11/06/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

11/16/18:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

11/20/18:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

11/06/18:
Original Text Filed with the Secretary of State

01/04/19:
Amended Text Filed with the Secretary of State

01/04/19:
Final Text Filed with the Secretary of State

01/15/19:
Initial Fiscal Impact Statement

01/16/19:|
Title Board Hearing held and title setting denied on the basis that the measure does not constitute a single subject

01/22/2019
Motion for Rehearing filed

02/06/19:
Motion for Rehearing denied as to single subject; Motion for Rehearing as to the fiscal impact abstract

02/13/19:
Petition for Review Filed with the Colorado Supreme Court

03/05/19:
Simultaneous Opening Briefs Due to the Colorado Supreme Court

Petitioner's Opening Brief

Title Board's Opening Brief

#4: State Fiscal Policy (constitutional) – seeks to partially repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, including prior voter approval for tax increases

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

11/06/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

11/16/18:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

11/20/18:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#5: State Fiscal Policy (constitutional) – seeks to repeal: (1) the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution; (2) the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”; and (3) the requirement that the nonresidential property tax assessment rate is 29 percent

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

11/06/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

11/16/18:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

11/20/18:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#6: State Fiscal Policy (constitutional) – seeks to repeal: (1) substantive provisions of the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, including prior voter approval for tax increases; (2) the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”; and (3) the requirement that the nonresidential property tax assessment rate is 29 percent

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

11/06/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

11/16/18:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

11/20/18:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#7: State Fiscal Policy (constitutional) – seeks to repeal: (1) the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution; (2) the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”; (3) the requirement that the nonresidential property tax assessment rate is 29 percent; and (4) all funding requirements for public preschool through twelfth grade education that were included in “Amendment 23”

Review & Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

11/06/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

11/16/18:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

11/20/18:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#8: State Fiscal Policy (constitutional) – seeks to repeal: (1) substantive provisions of the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, including prior voter approval for tax increases; (2) the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”; (3) the requirement that the nonresidential property tax assessment rate is 29 percent; and (4) all funding requirements for public preschool through twelfth grade education that were included in “Amendment 23”

Review & Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

11/06/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

11/16/18:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

11/20/18:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#9: State Fiscal Policy (constitutional) – seeks to: (1) repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, excluding the requirement for prior voter approval for tax measures; (2) eliminate the requirement for prior voter approval for any assessment ratio increase for a property class; and (3) create an exception to the prior voter approval requirement for tax measures based on the total projected revenue from all of a district's concurrent tax measures

Review & Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

11/06/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

11/16/18:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

11/20/18:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#10: State Fiscal Policy (constitutional) – seeks to partially repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution

Withdrawn before Review & Comment hearing

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

11/06/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

#11: State Fiscal Policy (constitutional) – seeks to: (1) repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, excluding the requirement for prior voter approval for tax measures; (2) eliminate the requirement for prior voter approval for any assessment ratio increase for a property class; (3) create an exception to the prior voter approval requirement for tax measures based on the total projected revenue from all of a district's concurrent tax measures; (4) repeal the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”; and (5) repeal the requirement that the nonresidential property tax assessment rate is 29 percent

Review & Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

11/06/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

11/16/18:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

11/20/18:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#12: State Fiscal Policy (constitutional) – seeks to: (1) partially repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution; (2) repeal the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”; and (3) repeal the requirement that the nonresidential property tax assessment rate is 29 percent

Withdrawn before Review & Comment hearing

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

11/06/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

#13: State Fiscal Policy (constitutional) – seeks to: (1) repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, excluding the requirement for prior voter approval for tax measures; (2) eliminate the requirement for prior voter approval for any assessment ratio increase for a property class; (3) create an exception to the prior voter approval requirement for tax measures based on the total projected revenue from all of a district's concurrent tax measures; (4) repeal the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”; (5) repeal the requirement that the nonresidential property tax assessment rate is 29 percent; and (6) repeal all funding requirements for public preschool through twelfth grade education that were included in “Amendment 23”

Review & Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

11/06/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

11/16/18:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

11/20/18:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#14: State Fiscal Policy (constitutional) – seeks to: (1) partially repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution; (2) repeal the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”; (3) repeal the requirement that the nonresidential property tax assessment rate is 29 percent; and (4) repeal all funding requirements for public preschool through twelfth grade education that were included in “Amendment 23”

Withdrawn before Review & Comment hearing

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

11/06/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

#15: State Fiscal Policy (constitutional) – seeks to: (1) repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, excluding the requirement for prior voter approval for tax measures; and (2) amend the prior voter approval requirement for tax measures

Review & Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

11/06/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

11/16/18:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

11/20/18:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#16: State Fiscal Policy (constitutional) – seeks to: (1) partially repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution; and (2) amend the prior voter approval requirement for tax measures

Withdrawn before Review & Comment hearing

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

11/06/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

#17: State Fiscal Policy (constitutional) – seeks to: (1) repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, excluding the requirement for prior voter approval for tax measures; (2) amend the prior voter approval requirement for tax measures; (3) repeal the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”; and (4) repeal the requirement that the nonresidential property tax assessment rate is 29 percent

Review & Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

11/06/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

11/16/18:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

11/20/18:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#18: State Fiscal Policy (constitutional) – seeks to: (1) partially repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution; (2) amend the prior voter approval requirement for tax measures; (3) repeal the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”; and (4) repeal the requirement that the nonresidential property tax assessment rate is 29 percent

Withdrawn before Review & Comment hearing

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

11/06/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

#19: State Fiscal Policy (constitutional) – seeks to: (1) repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, excluding the requirement for prior voter approval for tax measures; (2) amend the prior voter approval requirement for tax measures; (3) repeal the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”; (4) repeal the requirement that the nonresidential property tax assessment rate is 29 percent; and (5) repeal all funding requirements for public preschool through twelfth grade education that were included in “Amendment 23”

Review & Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

11/06/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

11/16/18:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

11/20/18:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Service

#20: State Fiscal Policy (constitutional) – seeks to repeal: (1) the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution; (2) the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”; (3) the requirement that the nonresidential property tax assessment rate is 29 percent; and (4) all funding requirements for public preschool through twelfth grade education that were included in “Amendment 23”

Withdrawn before Review & Comment hearing

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

11/06/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

#21: State Fiscal Policy (constitutional) – seeks to create an exception in the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, to the prior voter approval requirement for tax measures based on the total projected revenue from all of a district's concurrent tax measures

Withdrawn before Review & Comment hearing

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

11/06/18:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

#33: State Fiscal Policy (Constitution Repeal) – seeks to repeal most provisions in the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, including prior voter approval for tax increases

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

02/12/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/22/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/26/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#34: State Fiscal Policy (Constitution Repeal) – seeks to repeal: (1) the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, including prior voter approval for tax increases; and (2) the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

02/12/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/22/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/26/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#35: State Fiscal Policy (Constitution Repeal) – seeks to: (1) partially repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, including prior voter approval for tax increases; and (2) repeal the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

02/12/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/22/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/26/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#36: State Fiscal Policy (Constitution Repeal) – seeks to repeal: (1) the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution; (2) the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”; and (3) all funding requirements for public preschool through twelfth grade education that were included in “Amendment 23”

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

02/12/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/22/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/26/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#37: State Fiscal Policy (Constitution Repeal) – seeks to: (1) partially repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution; (2) repeal the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”; and (3) repeal all funding requirements for public preschool through twelfth grade education that were included in “Amendment 23”

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

02/12/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/22/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/26/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#38: State Fiscal Policy (Constitutional) – seeks to repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, and replace it with a version that does not require voter approval for any tax measure if the total projected revenue is 5 percent or less of the fiscal year spending in the last complete fiscal year of that district

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

02/12/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/22/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/26/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#39: State Fiscal Policy (Constitutional) – seeks to partially repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, and replace the repealed provisions with a version that does not require voter approval for any tax measure if the total projected revenue is 5 percent or less of the fiscal year spending in the last complete fiscal year of that district

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

02/12/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/22/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/26/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#40: State Fiscal Policy (Constitutional) – seeks to: (1) repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, and replace it with a version that does not require voter approval for any tax measure if the total projected revenue is 5 percent or less of the fiscal year spending in the last complete fiscal year of that district; and (2) repeal the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

02/12/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/22/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/26/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#41: State Fiscal Policy (Constitutional) – seeks to: (1) partially repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, and replace it with a version that does not require voter approval for any tax measure if the total projected revenue is 5 percent or less of the fiscal year spending in the last complete fiscal year of that district; and (2) repeal the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

02/12/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/22/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/26/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#42: State Fiscal Policy (Constitutional) – seeks to: (1) repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, and replace it with a version that does not require voter approval for any tax measure if the total projected revenue is 5 percent or less of the fiscal year spending in the last complete fiscal year of that district; (2) repeal the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”; and (3) repeal all funding requirements for public preschool through twelfth grade education that were included in “Amendment 23”

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

02/12/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/22/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/26/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#43: State Fiscal Policy (Constitutional) – seeks to: (1) partially repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, and replace it with a version that does not require voter approval for any tax measure if the total projected revenue is 5 percent or less of the fiscal year spending in the last complete fiscal year of that district; (2) repeal the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”; and (3) repeal all funding requirements for public preschool through twelfth grade education that were included in “Amendment 23”

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

02/12/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/22/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/26/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#44: State Fiscal Policy (Constitutional) – seeks to repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, and replace it with a version that does not require voter approval for (i) any local district tax measure or (ii) any state tax measure if the state’s total projected revenue from the tax measure is 5 percent or less of the fiscal year spending in the last complete fiscal year

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

02/12/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/22/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/26/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#45: State Fiscal Policy (Constitutional) – seeks to partially repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, and replace it with a version that does not require voter approval for (i) any local district tax measure or (ii) any state tax measure if the state’s total projected revenue from the tax measure is 5 percent or less of the fiscal year spending in the last complete fiscal year

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

02/12/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/22/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/26/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#46: State Fiscal Policy (Constitutional) – seeks to: (1) repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, and replace it with a version that does not require voter approval for (i) any local district tax measure or (ii) any state tax measure if the state’s total projected revenue from the tax measure is 5 percent or less of the fiscal year spending in the last complete fiscal year; and (2) repeal the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

02/12/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/22/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/26/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#47: State Fiscal Policy (Constitutional) – seeks to: (1) partially repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, and replace it with a version that does not require voter approval for (i) any local district tax measure or (ii) any state tax measure if the state’s total projected revenue from the tax measure is 5 percent or less of the fiscal year spending in the last complete fiscal year; and (2) repeal the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

02/12/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/22/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/26/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#48: State Fiscal Policy (Constitutional) – seeks to: (1) repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, and replace it with a version that does not require voter approval for (i) any local district tax measure or (ii) any state tax measure if the state’s total projected revenue from the tax measure is 5 percent or less of the fiscal year spending in the last complete fiscal year; (2) repeal the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”; and (3) repeal all funding requirements for public preschool through twelfth grade education that were included in “Amendment 23”

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

02/12/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/22/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/26/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#49: State Fiscal Policy (Constitutional) – seeks to: (1) partially repeal the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, and replace it with a version that does not require voter approval for (i) any local district tax measure or (ii) any state tax measure if the state’s total projected revenue from the tax measure is 5 percent or less of the fiscal year spending in the last complete fiscal year; (2) repeal the requirement regarding how the General Assembly adjusts the assessment rate for residential real property, commonly referred to as the “Gallagher Amendment”; and (3) repeal all funding requirements for public preschool through twelfth grade education that were included in “Amendment 23”

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

02/12/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/22/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/26/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#50: State Fiscal Policy (Constitutional) – seeks to create an exception in the Tax Payer Bill of Rights (“TABOR”), Art. X, § 20 of the Colorado Constitution, that voter approval for a tax measure is not required if the total projected revenue is 5 percent or less of the fiscal year spending in the last complete fiscal year of that district

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Carol Hedges and Steve Briggs

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39, #40, #41, #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, #47, #48, #49, #50

02/12/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/22/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/26/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

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Education Funding

Summary
Status
Notes

#24: Funding for Public Schools (Constitutional, Statutory) – seeks to create a Quality Public Education Fund in the treasury department to receive all revenues collected through an income tax increment for public school funding, to fund all-day kindergarten, and to increase public education funding through a variety of methods including income taxes for those taxpayers making over $150,000 and corporate taxes

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Martha Olson and Donald Anderson

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #24, #25, #26, #27, #28, #29, #51, #52, #53, #55, #56, #57

02/07/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/19/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/21/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#25: Funding for Public Schools (Constitutional, Statutory) – seeks to create a Quality Public Education Fund in the treasury department to receive all revenues collected through an income tax increment for public school funding, to fund all-day kindergarten, to increase public education funding through a variety of methods including income and corporate taxes, and to provide a tax credit for taxpayers making up to $50,000

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Martha Olson and Donald Anderson

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #24, #25, #26, #27, #28, #29, #51, #52, #53, #55, #56, #57

02/07/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/19/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/21/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#26: Funding for Public Schools (Constitutional, Statutory) – seeks to create a Quality Public Education Fund in the treasury department to receive all revenues collected through an income tax increment for public school funding, to fund all-day kindergarten, and to increase public education funding through a variety of methods including income taxes for those taxpayers making over $175,000 and corporate taxes

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Martha Olson and Donald Anderson

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #24, #25, #26, #27, #28, #29, #51, #52, #53, #55, #56, #57

02/07/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/19/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/21/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#27: Funding for Public Schools (Constitutional, Statutory) – seeks to create a Quality Public Education Fund in the treasury department to receive all revenues collected through an income tax increment for public school funding, to fund all-day kindergarten, and to increase public education funding through a variety of methods including income taxes for those taxpayers making over $175,000 and corporate taxes

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Martha Olson and Donald Anderson

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #24, #25, #26, #27, #28, #29, #51, #52, #53, #55, #56, #57

02/07/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/19/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/21/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#28: Funding for Public Schools (Constitutional, Statutory) – seeks to create a Quality Public Education Fund in the treasury department to receive all revenues collected through an income tax increment for public school funding, to fund all-day kindergarten, and to increase public education funding through a variety of methods including income taxes for those taxpayers making over $175,000 and corporate taxes

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Martha Olson and Donald Anderson

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #24, #25, #26, #27, #28, #29, #51, #52, #53, #55, #56, #57

02/07/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/19/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/21/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#29: Funding for Public Schools (Constitutional, Statutory) – seeks to create a Quality Public Education Fund in the treasury department to receive all revenues collected through an income tax increment for public school funding, to fund all-day kindergarten, and to increase public education funding through a variety of methods including income taxes for those taxpayers making over $175,000 and corporate taxes

Review and Comment hearing held

Proponents: Martha Olson and Donald Anderson

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #24, #25, #26, #27, #28, #29, #51, #52, #53, #55, #56, #57

02/07/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

02/19/19:
Review and Comment Memo Prepared by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

02/21/19:
Review and Comment Hearing Held by Legislative Council and Office of Legislative Legal Services

#51: Funding for Public Schools (Constitutional, Statutory) –seeks to create a Quality Public Education Fund in the treasury department to receive all revenues collected through an income tax increment for public school funding, to fund all-day kindergarten, and to increase public education funding through a variety of methods including income taxes for those taxpayers making over $150,000 and corporate taxes

Withdrawn Before Review and Comment hearing

Proponents: Martha Olson and Donald Anderson

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #24, #25, #26, #27, #28, #29, #51, #52, #53, #55, #56, #57

02/07/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

#52: Funding for Public Schools (Constitutional, Statutory) – seeks to create a Quality Public Education Fund in the treasury department to receive all revenues collected through an income tax increment for public school funding, to fund all-day kindergarten, to increase public education funding through a variety of methods including income taxes for those taxpayers making over $150,000 and corporate taxes; and to provide a negative increment  for taxpayers making up to $50,000

Withdrawn Before Review and Comment hearing

Proponents: Martha Olson and Donald Anderson

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #24, #25, #26, #27, #28, #29, #51, #52, #53, #55, #56, #57

02/07/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

#53: Funding for Public Schools (Constitutional, Statutory) – seeks to create a Quality Public Education Fund in the treasury department to receive all revenues collected through an income tax increment for public school funding, to fund all-day kindergarten, and to increase public education funding through a variety of methods including income taxes for those taxpayers making over $200,000 and corporate taxes

Withdrawn Before Review and Comment hearing

Proponents: Martha Olson and Donald Anderson

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #24, #25, #26, #27, #28, #29, #51, #52, #53, #55, #56, #57

02/07/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

#55Funding for Public Schools (Constitutional, Statutory) – seeks to create a Quality Public Education Fund in the treasury department to receive all revenues collected through an income tax increment for public school funding, to fund all-day kindergarten, and to increase public education funding through a variety of methods including income taxes for those taxpayers making over $150,000 and corporate taxes

Awaiting Review and Comment hearing

 

Proponents: Martha Olson and Donald Anderson

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #24, #25, #26, #27, #28, #29, #51, #52, #53, #55, #56, #57

03/18/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

04/01/19:
Review and Comment Hearing to be held at 11:00 a.m.

#56 Funding for Public Schools (Constitutional, Statutory) – seeks to create a Quality Public Education Fund in the treasury department to receive all revenues collected through an income tax increment for public school funding, to fund all-day kindergarten, to increase public education funding through a variety of methods including income taxes for those taxpayers making over $150,000 and corporate taxes; and to provide a negative increment  for taxpayers making up to $50,000

Awaiting Review and Comment hearing

Proponents: Martha Olson and Donald Anderson

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #24, #25, #26, #27, #28, #29, #51, #52, #53, #55, #56, #57

03/18/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

04/01/19:
Review and Comment Hearing to be held at 11:00 a.m.

#57 Funding for Public Schools (Constitutional, Statutory) – seeks to create a Quality Public Education Fund in the treasury department to receive all revenues collected through an income tax increment for public school funding, to fund all-day kindergarten, and to increase public education funding through a variety of methods including income taxes for those taxpayers making over $200,000 and corporate taxes

Awaiting Review and Comment hearing

Proponents: Martha Olson and Donald Anderson

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #24, #25, #26, #27, #28, #29, #51, #52, #53, #55, #56, #57

03/18/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

04/01/19:
Review and Comment Hearing to be held at 11:00 a.m.

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State Taxes

Summary
Status
Notes

#30: State Income Taxes (Constitutional, Statutory) – seeks to remove the constitutional requirement that all taxable net income to be taxed at one rate, excluding refund tax credits or voter-approved tax credits, with no added tax or surcharge; to increase taxes for taxpayers making over $150,000; to increase the corporate tax rate; and to distribute half of the money collected from the increased taxes for education funding

Withdrawn before Review & Comment hearing

Proponents: Martha Olson and Donald Anderson

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #30, #31, #32

02/07/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

#31: State Income Taxes (Constitutional, Statutory) – seeks to remove the constitutional requirement that all taxable net income to be taxed at one rate, excluding refund tax credits or voter-approved tax credits, with no added tax or surcharge; to increase taxes for taxpayers making over $150,000; to provide a tax credit for taxpayers making up to $50,000; to increase the corporate tax rate; and to distribute half of the money collected from the increased taxes for education funding

Withdrawn before Review & Comment hearing

Proponents: Martha Olson and Donald Anderson

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #30, #31, #32

02/07/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

#32: State Income Taxes (Constitutional, Statutory) – seeks to remove the constitutional requirement that all taxable net income to be taxed at one rate, excluding refund tax credits or voter-approved tax credits, with no added tax or surcharge; to increase taxes for taxpayers making over $175,000; to increase the corporate tax rate; and to distribute half of the money collected from the increased taxes for education funding

Withdrawn before Review & Comment hearing

Proponents: Martha Olson and Donald Anderson

Election Year: 2019

Related Initiatives: #30, #31, #32

02/07/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

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Elections

Summary
Status
Notes

#58 Approval Voting (statutory) – seeks to change Colorado elections to add  approval voting methods where voters can select any number of candidates and the winner is the most-approved candidate

Awaiting Review and Comment hearing

Proponents: Nathan Clay and Mark A. Tejada

Election Year: 2020

03/19/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

04/02/19:
Review and Comment Hearing to be held at 10:00 a.m.

#59 Election Day as a State Holiday (statutory) – seeks to add the first Monday in November of each even year to the list of state legal holiday and to call the holiday “Democracy Day”

Awaiting Review and Comment hearing

Proponents: Nathan Clay and Mark A. Tejada

Election Year: 2020

03/19/19:Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

04/02/19:
Review and Comment Hearing to be held at 10:00 a.m.

#60 Vouchers for Campaigns (statutory) – seeks to create a “Democracy Voucher Act” whereby coupon books comprising of non-transferable vouchers could be used only for donations to political candidates for governor and state and federal congressional seats

Awaiting Review and Comment hearing

 

Proponents: Nathan Clay and Mark A. Tejada

Election Year: 2020

03/19/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

04/02/19:
Review and Comment Hearing to be held at 10:00 a.m.

#61 Tax Credits for Voting (statutory) – seeks to create a “Tax Credit for Voting Act” whereby voters that voted in primary and general elections for governor and state and federal congressional seats will be eligible for $40.00 state tax credits

Awaiting Review and Comment hearing

 

Proponents: Nathan Clay and Mark A. Tejada

Election Year: 2020

03/19/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

04/02/19:
Review and Comment Hearing to be held at 10:00 a.m.

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Other

Summary
Status
Notes

#23: Prohibit Certain Traps for Hunting Wildlife (unspecified) – seeks to ban the use and implementation of “spring traps” for hunting wildlife on public lands that do not discriminate against species of wildlife

Withdrawn before review and Comment hearing

Proponents: Samuel Matthews and Nora Matthews

Election Year: 2020

01/10/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

#54: Daylight Saving Time (Statutory) – seeks to amend current law to keep Colorado on daylight saving time year-round, which means that Colorado would be permanently one hour later than Mountain Standard Time

Awaiting Review and Comment hearing

Proponents: Suzanne Staiert and Greg Brophy

Election Year: 2020

03/08/19:
Initial Text Submitted to Legislative Council

03/22/19:
Review and Comment Hearing to be held at 10:00 a.m.

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