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File #: 18-0660    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 6/7/2018 In control: Finance & Governance Committee
On agenda: 6/18/2018 Final action:
Title: A bill for an ordinance amending Article 1 of Chapter 15 of the Revised Municipal Code of the City and County of Denver to update municipal petition procedures, including the creation of a fiscal impact estimate and ballot information booklet for municipal citizen initiated and referred measures, providing more specific deadlines, conforming circulator requirements to recent court decisions, and lowering the age for an individual to circulate a petition. Updates election procedures to include creating a fiscal impact estimate and pro and con information for citizens on municipal initiatives and referenda, modeled on the state "blue book", to clarify deadlines, to make other changes in response to court decisions and to engage younger individuals in the petition process. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 6-12-18.
Attachments: 1. 18-0660Ordinance Request Form-DRMC15-11, 2. 18-0660Filed Bill_DRMC15 11-12(6.12.18)_Petitions-Ballot Booklet, 3. 18-0660 Filed Bill_DRMC15 11-12 Blue Book Bill (6.14.18).pdf, 4. 18-0660 Filed Bill_DRMC15 11-12 Blue Book Bill (6.14.18) - signed.pdf, 5. 18-0660 - signed, 6. 18-0660 Filed for an Ordinance Amending article 1 of Chapter 15 of Revised Municipal Code

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A bill for an ordinance amending Article 1 of Chapter 15 of the Revised Municipal Code of the City and County of Denver to update municipal petition procedures, including the creation of a fiscal impact estimate and ballot information booklet for municipal citizen initiated and referred measures, providing more specific deadlines, conforming circulator requirements to recent court decisions, and lowering the age for an individual to circulate a petition. 

Updates election procedures to include creating a fiscal impact estimate and pro and con information for citizens on municipal initiatives and referenda, modeled on the state “blue book”, to clarify deadlines, to make other changes in response to court decisions and to engage younger individuals in the petition process.  The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 6-12-18.

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