On February 20, 2012, Rep. Libby Szabo and Sen. Bob Bacon introduced HB 12-1313 – Concerning Procedures Related to the Statewide Initiative Title Board. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.
The bill makes changes related to the statewide initiative title board:
- Clarifies the authority of the secretary of state and attorney general to designate a representative to serve on the title board;
- Requires a person who submits a motion for rehearing to the title board to specify the grounds for the rehearing and requires the motion to be typewritten;
- Specifies that after the title board takes action on a motion for rehearing, no further motions for rehearing may be heard; and
- Codifies case law that appeals of title board decisions must be filed with the Colorado Supreme Court within five business days.
The bill passed the House on March 21 and is assigned to the State, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee. The State Affairs committee has the bill scheduled for Monday April 9 at 1:30 p.m.
Since this summary, the bill passed out of the State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee unamended and was moved to the consent calendar for the Committee of the Whole.
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