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2021-2022 Initiative Filings, Agendas & Results

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On ballot (2022)

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Status: On ballot (2022)

Hearing result

Designated representatives

Jon Caldara
727 E. 16th Avenue
Denver, CO 80203
303-279-6536

Jerry Sonnenberg
4465 County Road 63
Sterling, CO 80751
970-581-8648

Agenda & meeting summary

  • April 21, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Single subject approved; staff draft adopted; titles set. Hearing adjourned 11:36 AM.

Petition status

  • Statement of sufficiency: 11/18/2021
  • Petition submitted: 10/29/2021
  • Petition due: 10/29/2021
  • Petition format approved: 6/21/2021
  • Title approved/denied: 4/21/2021
  • Title board hearing: 4/21/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 4/09/2021, 12:52 PM

On ballot (2021)

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Status: On 2021 ballot

Hearing result

Designated representatives

Michael Fields

Suzanne Taheri

Agenda & meeting summary

  • April 7, 9:00 AM - Hearing
    Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set. The Board determined that this proposed initiative adds language to the Colorado Constitution and will require a 55% vote to pass. The Board made a technical correction to the text of the initiative. Hearing adjourned 2:28 PM.

Petition status

  • Statement of sufficiency: 8/31/2021
  • Petition submitted: 8/02/2021
  • Petition due: 8/02/2021
  • Petition format approved: 4/16/2021
  • Title approved: 4/07/2021
  • Title board hearing: 4/07/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 3/25/2021, 2:32 PM

Status: On 2021 ballot

Hearing result

Designated representatives

Stephen Fusco
350 South Franklin Street
Denver, CO 80209
404-493-3219

C. Tim Taylor
744 Syracuse St.
Denver, CO 80230
303-818-2969

Agenda & meeting summary

  • April 7, 9:00 AM - Hearing
    Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set. The Board made technical corrections to the text of the proposed initiative. Hearing adjourned 4:35 PM.

Petition status

  • Statement of sufficiency: 8/25/2021
  • Petition submitted: 7/30/2021
  • Petition due: 8/02/2021
  • Petition format approved: 4/22/2021
  • Title approved: 4/07/2021
  • Title board hearing: 4/07/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 3/26/2021, 1:19 PM

Status: On 2021 ballot

Hearing result

Designated representatives

Suzanne Taheri

Michael Fields

Agenda & meeting summary

  • April 30, 1:00 PM - Rehearing
    Motion for Rehearing (Movants): denied. Motion for Rehearing (proponent): granted only to the extent that the Board made changes to the titles. Hearing adjourned 2:47 PM.
  • April 21, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Single subject approved 2-1 (Conley); staff draft amended; titles set. Hearing adjourned 10:59 AM.

Petition status

  • Statement of sufficiency: 8/26/2021
  • Petition submitted: 8/02/2021
  • Petition due: 8/02/2021
  • Petition format approved: 5/03/2021
  • Title approved: 4/21/2021
  • Title board hearing: 4/30/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 4/09/2021, 12:51 PM

Title set

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Status: Title set

Hearing result

Designated representatives

Suzanne Taheri
7349 S. Lafayette Cir. West
Centennial, CO 80122

Michael Fields
10628 Worthington Circle
Parker, CO 80134

Agenda & meeting summary

  • July 21, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set. Hearing adjourned 11:17 AM

Petition status

  • Original text filed with title board: 7/07/2021, 3:51 PM

Status: Title set

Hearing result

Designated representatives

Chip Creager
3056 Newton St.
Denver, CO 80211

John Ebel
13789 Omega Circle
Lone Tree, CO 80124

Agenda & meeting summary

  • September 1, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Proponents filed a Motion for Rehearing along with revised text. It was clarified that Proponents’ purpose was to refile the proposed initiative with multiple subject language stricken; resubmitted text was accepted by Title Board members based on vague statute language and confusion around refiling procedures; single subject approved 2-1(Conley); staff draft amended; titles set. Hearing adjourned 10:36 AM.
  • August 4, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Title setting denied on the basis that the measure does not constitute a single subject. Hearing adjourned 10:40 AM.

Petition status

  • Title set: 9/01/2021
  • Title board hearing: 9/01/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 7/22/2021, 12:49 PM

Status: Title set

Hearing result

Agenda & meeting summary

  • September 1, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set. Hearing adjourned 11:04 AM.
  • August 18, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Agenda
    Title setting denied on the basis that the measure does not constitute a single subject. Hearing adjourned 10:37 AM.

Petition status

  • Title set: 9/01/2021
  • Title board hearing: 9/01/2021
  • Original text refiled with title board: 8/18/2021, 11:38 AM
  • Original text filed with title board: 8/05/2021, 3:03 PM

Status: Title set

Hearing result

Designated representatives

Michael Fields

Suzanne Taheri

Agenda & meeting summary

  • October 20, 10:00 AM - Rehearing
    Motion for Rehearing granted only to the extent that the Board made changes to the titles. Hearing Adjourned 10:40 AM.
  • October 6, 1:00 PM - Hearing
    Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set. Hearing adjourned 1:40 PM

Petition status

  • Title approved: 10/06/2021
  • Title board hearing: 10/20/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 9/23/2021, 9:42 PM

Status: Title set

Hearing result

Designated representatives

Michael Fields

Suzanne Taheri

Agenda & meeting summary

  • October 10, 10:00 AM - Rehearing
    Motion for Rehearing granted only to the extent that the Board made changes to the titles. Hearing Adjourned 10:42 AM.
  • October 6, 1:00 PM - Hearing
    Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set. Hearing adjourned 1:45 P.M.

Petition status

  • Title approved: 10/06/2021
  • Title board hearing: 10/20/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 9/23/2021, 9:42 PM

Awaiting initial hearing

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Status: Awaiting initial hearing

Designated representatives

Natasia Poinsatte
2832 North York Street
Denver, CO 80205
720-224-1100

Edward Ramey
766 York Street
Denver, CO 80206
303-949-7676

Agenda & meeting summary

  • December 15, TBD - Hearing

Petition status

  • Original text filed with title board: 12/03/2021, 10:57 AM

Status: Awaiting initial hearing

Designated representatives

Natasia Poinsatte
2832 North York Street
Denver, CO 80205
720-224-1100

Edward Ramey
766 York Street
Denver, CO 80206
303-949-7676

Agenda & meeting summary

  • December 15, TBD - Hearing

Petition status

  • Original text filed with title board: 12/03/2021, 10:57 AM

Denied title setting

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Status: Denied title setting

Supreme Court Action - 21SA10
Supreme Court affirmed 3/05/2021

Designated representatives

Chip Creager
3056 Newton St.
Denver, CO 80211

John Ebel
13789 Omega Circle
Lone Tree, CO 80124

Agenda & meeting summary

  • January 6, 10:00 AM
    Motion for rehearing denied. Hearing adjourned 10:41 AM.
  • December 16, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Title setting denied on the basis that the measure does not constitute a single subject. Hearing adjourned 10:47 AM.

Petition status

  • Supreme court action: 3/05/2021
  • Title denied: 12/16/2020
  • Title board hearing: 1/06/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 12/02/2020, 12:48 PM

Status: Denied title setting

Supreme Court Action - 21SA62

Designated representatives

Chip Creager
3056 Newton St.
Denver, CO 80211

John Ebel
13789 Omega Circle
Lone Tree, CO 80124

Agenda & meeting summary

  • February 17, 1:30 PM - Rehearing
    Motion for Rehearing denied. Hearing adjourned 1:49 PM.
  • February 3, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Title setting denied on the basis that the measure does not constitute a single subject. Hearing adjourned 10:22 AM.

Petition status

  • Supreme court action: affirmed 4/22/2021
  • Title denied: 2/03/2021
  • Title board hearing: 2/17/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 1/11/2021, 1:30 PM

Status: Denied title setting

Supreme Court Action - 21SA63

Designated representatives

Chip Creager
3056 Newton St.
Denver, CO 80211

John Ebel
13789 Omega Circle
Lone Tree, CO 80124

Agenda & meeting summary

  • February 17, 1:30 PM - Rehearing
    Motion for Rehearing denied. Hearing adjourned 1:51 PM.
  • February 3, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Title setting denied on the basis that the measure does not constitute a single subject. Hearing adjourned 10:25 AM.

Petition status

  • Supreme court action: affirmed 4/22/2021
  • Title denied: 2/03/2021
  • Title board hearing: 2/17/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 1/11/2021, 1:30 PM

Status: Denied title setting

Supreme Court Action - 21SA66

Designated representatives

Chip Creager
3056 Newton St.
Denver, CO 80211

John Ebel
13789 Omega Circle
Lone Tree, CO 80124

Agenda & meeting summary

  • February 17, 1:30 PM - Rehearing
    Motion for Rehearing denied. Hearing adjourned 2:53 PM.
  • February 3, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Title setting denied on the basis that the measure does not constitute a single subject. Hearing adjourned 11:54 AM.

Petition status

  • Supreme court action: affirmed 4/22/2021
  • Title denied: 2/03/2021
  • Title board hearing: 2/17/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 1/11/2021, 1:30 PM

Status: Denied title setting

Supreme Court Action - 21SA125
Supreme Court reversed Title Board 6/21/2021
Supreme Court decision (PDF)

Hearing result

Designated representatives

Alexander Sage
PO Box 81
Broomfield CO 80038
720-819-5244

Brent Johannes
PO Box 81
Broomfield CO 80038
720-819-5244

Agenda & meeting summary

  • July 7, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Title setting denied on the basis that the measure does not constitute a single subject. The Board moved to strike the title previously set on the grounds that the measure contains multiple subjects and the Board therefore lacks jurisdiction over the measure. Hearing adjourned 11:00 AM.
  • April 7, 9:00 AM - Rehearing
    Motion for Rehearing (Riley, et al.) granted only to the extent that the Board made changes to the title; denied in all other respects. Motion for Rehearing (VanWinkle, et al.) granted only to the extent that the Board made changes to the titles; denied in all other respects. Hearing adjourned: 12:07 PM.
  • March 17, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set. Hearing adjourned 12:38 PM.

Petition status

Pursuant to CO Supreme Court Order 2021 CO 55 No.21SA125, In re Title, Ballot Title & Submission Clause for 2021-2022 #16 – Ballot Titles – Single—Subject Requirement – the supreme court reverses "the Board’s actions and return this matter to the Board with directions to strike the titles and to return the initiative to its proponents."

  • Petition due: 10/18/2021
  • Petition format approved: 4/16/2021
  • Supreme court action: 6/21/2021
  • Title denied: 7/07/2021
  • Title board hearing: 7/07/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 02/22/2021, 12:40 PM

Status: Title setting denied

Designated representatives

Jon Caldara
727 E. 16th Avenue
Denver, CO 80203
303-279-6536

John Cooke
1930 Prospect Place
Greeley, CO 80631
970-590-6820

Agenda & meeting summary

  • April 21, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Title setting denied on the basis that the board lacks jurisdiction to set title because the proponents made substantial amendments to the text which were not in direct response to review and comment. (1-40-105(2), C.R.S.) Hearing adjourned 12:58 PM.

Petition status

  • Title denied: 4/21/2021
  • Title board hearing: 4/21/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 4/09/2021, 2:23 PM

Status: Title setting denied

Designated representatives

Margot Herzl
7833 S Newland St.
Littleton CO 80128
303-909-7022

Anna Omsberg
309 Wisp Creek Drive
Bailey CO 80421
406-599-8684

Agenda & meeting summary

  • June 2, 10:00 AM- Hearing
    Title setting denied on the basis that the measure does not constitute a single subject. Hearing adjourned 10:53 AM.
  • May 19, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Title setting denied. Title Board lacks jurisdiction to set title on the grounds that Proponents did not comply with C.R.S. 1-40-105(4) filing guidelines. Proponents can refile without prejudice. Hearing adjourned 10:38 AM.

Petition status

  • Title denied: 6/02/2021
  • Title board hearing: 6/02/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 5/07/2021, 9:31 AM

Withdrawn

* Unofficial caption assigned by legislative staff for tracking purposes.

Status: Withdrawn

Designated representatives

Thomas Williams
PO Box 221
Eldorado Springs, CO 80025

James Newell
4845 Pearl E Cir, Suite 101
Boulder, CO 80301

Agenda & meeting summary

  • December 2, 11:00 AM - Hearing
    Title setting denied. Proposed initiative 2021-2022 #5 was deemed withdrawn by the Title Board due to failure of one of the designated representatives to appear at the hearing.

Filings (PDF)

Petition status

  • Original text filed with title board: 11/05/2020, 1:39 PM

Status: Withdrawn

Hearing result

Designated representatives

Suzanne Taheri

Michael Fields

Agenda & meeting summary

  • April 30, 1:00 PM - Rehearing
    Motion for Rehearing (Movants): denied. Motion for Rehearing (proponent): granted only to the extent that the Board made changes to the titles. Hearing adjourned 2:42 PM.
  • April 21, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Single subject approved 2-1 (Conley); staff draft amended; titles set. Hearing adjourned 10:33 AM.

Petition status

  • Title approved: 4/21/2021
  • Title board hearing: 4/30/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 4/09/2021, 1:17 PM

Status: Withdrawn

Hearing result

Designated representatives

Suzanne Taheri

Michael Fields

Agenda & meeting summary

  • April 30, 1:00 PM - Rehearing
    Motion for Rehearing (Movants): denied. Motion for Rehearing (proponent): granted only to the extent that the Board made changes to the titles. Hearing adjourned 2:51 PM.
  • April 21, 10:00 PM - Hearing
    Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set. Hearing adjourned 11:08 AM.

Petition status

  • Title approved/denied: 4/21/2021
  • Title board hearing: 4/30/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 4/09/2021, 1:43 PM

Status: Withdrawn

Designated representatives

Michael Fields

Suzanne Taheri

Agenda & meeting summary

  • April 21, 10:00 AM - Withdrawn by the proponents before initial hearing.

Petition status

  • Original text filed with title board: 4/09/2021, 11:30 AM

Status: Withdrawn

Designated representatives

Chip Creager
3056 Newton St.
Denver, CO 80211

John Ebel
13789 Omega Circle
Lone Tree, CO 80124

Agenda & meeting summary

  • September 1, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Proposed Initiative was withdrawn by proponents based on identical language to Proposed Initiative 2021-2022 #43. Hearing adjourned 10:39 AM.
  • August 4, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Title setting denied on the basis that the measure does not constitute a single subject. Hearing adjourned 10:44 AM.

Petition status

  • Title denied: 8/04/2021
  • Title board hearing: 9/01/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 7/22/2021, 12:49 PM

Expired

* Unofficial caption assigned by legislative staff for tracking purposes.

Status: Title expired

Hearing result

Designated representatives

Chip Creager
3056 Newton St.
Denver, CO 80211

John Ebel
13789 Omega Circle
Lone Tree, CO 80124

Agenda & meeting summary

  • February 17, 1:30 PM - Rehearing
    Motion for Rehearing granted only to the extent that the Board made changes to the titles. Hearing adjourned 2:36 PM.
  • February 3, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set. Hearing adjourned 11:40 AM.

Petition status

  • Title approved: 2/17/2021
  • Title board hearing: 2/17/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 1/11/2021, 1:30 PM

Status: Title expired

Hearing result

Designated representatives

Chip Creager
3056 Newton St.
Denver, CO 80211

John Ebel
13789 Omega Circle
Lone Tree, CO 80124

Agenda & meeting summary

  • February 17, 1:30 PM - Rehearing
    Motion for Rehearing granted only to the extent that the Board made changes to the titles. Hearing adjourned 2:45 PM.
  • February 3, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set. Hearing adjourned 11:46 AM.

Petition status

  • Title approved: 2/17/2021
  • Title board hearing: 2/17/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 1/11/2021, 1:30 PM

Status: Title expired

Hearing result

Designated representatives

Lindsey Singer
10011 Oak Leaf Way
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

Michael Fields
10628 Worthington Circle
Parker, CO 801344

Agenda & meeting summary

  • February 17, 1:30 PM - Hearing
    Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set. Hearing adjourned 3:12 PM.

Petition status

  • Title approved: 2/17/2021
  • Title board hearing: 2/17/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 1/29/2021

Status: Title expired

Hearing result

Designated representatives

Camille Colleen Howells
6650 W 47th Ave.
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
970-405-4669

Chad Bryan Cookinham
2451 W 43rd Ave.
Denver, Co 80211
720-474-8334

Agenda & meeting summary

  • March 17, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set. Hearing adjourned 2:49 PM.

Petition status

  • Title approved: 3/17/2021
  • Title board hearing: 3/17/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 3/05/2021, 2:26 PM

Status: Title expired

Hearing result

Designated representatives

Chip Creager
3056 Newton St.
Denver, CO 80211

John Ebel
13789 Omega Circle
Lone Tree, CO 80124

Agenda & meeting summary

  • April 21, 10:00 AM - Rehearing
    Motion for Rehearing (Proponents) denied. Hearing adjourned 9:22 AM.
  • April 7, 9:00 AM - Hearing
    Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set. The Board determined that the proposed initiative requires the addition of language to the Colorado Constitution; a 55% vote is required to pass. Hearing adjourned 3:14 PM.

Petition status

  • Title approved: 4/07/2021
  • Title board hearing: 4/21/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 3/25/2021, 4:18 PM

Status: Title expired

Hearing result

Designated representatives

Chip Creager
3056 Newton St.
Denver, CO 80211

John Ebel
13789 Omega Circle
Lone Tree, CO 80124

Agenda & meeting summary

  • April 21, 10:00 AM - Rehearing
    Motion for Rehearing (Proponents) denied. Hearing adjourned 9:24 AM.
  • April 7, 9:00 AM - Hearing
    Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set. The Board determined that the proposed initiative requires the addition of language to the Colorado Constitution; a 55% vote is required to pass. Hearing adjourned 3:14 PM.

Petition status

  • Title approved: 4/07/2021
  • Title board hearing: 4/21/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 3/25/2021, 4:18 PM

Status: Title expired

Hearing result

Designated representatives

Jon Caldara
727 E. 16th Avenue
Denver, CO 80203
303-279-6536

Jerry Sonnenberg
4465 County Road 63
Sterling, CO 80751
970-581-8648

Agenda & meeting summary

  • April 21, 10:00 AM - Hearing
    Single subject approved; staff draft adopted; titles set. Hearing adjourned 11:34 AM.

Petition status

  • Title approved: 4/21/2021
  • Title board hearing: 4/21/2021
  • Original text filed with title board: 4/09/2021, 12:44 PM