Attention: This is not a current document. It is an excerpt from the Web page of the former Colorado governor, Roy Romer. It is displayed by the Colorado State Archives for its historical value.
WHEREAS, certain measures were referred to or initiated by the people of the State of Colorado at the general election on November 5, 1996;
WHEREAS, Secretary of State Victoria Buckley on December 24, 1996, certified to me that certain of those measures were approved by a majority of the votes cast;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Roy Romer, Governor of the State of Colorado, pursuant to Article V, Section 1, of the Constitution of the State of Colorado, proclaim and officially declare that the vote on those measures was as follows:
1. Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado Constitution concerning prohibited methods of taking wildlife, and, in connection therewith, prohibiting the use of leghold traps, instant-kill body-gripping design traps, poisons, or snares; providing an exception for the use of such methods by certain governmental entities for the purpose of protecting human health or safety or managing fish or other non-mammalian wildlife; providing an exception for the use of such methods to control birds or to control rodents other than beaver and muskrat, as otherwise authorized by law; providing an exception for the use of such methods on private property, under certain conditions, to reduce damage to crops or livestock; providing an exception for the use of certain non-lethal snares, traps, or nets to take wildlife for purposes of scientific research, falconry, relocation, or medical treatment under rules of the Colorado Wildlife Commission; providing that the measure shall not apply to the taking of wildlife with firearms, fishing equipment, archery equipment, or other implements in hand as authorized by law; incorporating the current statutory definitions of the terms "taking" and "wildlife"; and requiring the General Assembly to enact implementing legislation by May 1, 1997?
2. Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning campaign reform, and, in connection therewith, limiting the amount of campaign contributions to candidate committees, political committees, and political parties; prohibiting candidate committees and political parties from making or accepting certain contributions; specifying who may contribute to a candidate committee; limiting the amount of unexpended campaign contributions that a candidate can carry over from one campaign to another campaign; creating voluntary campaign spending limits and attendant disclosure requirements; and reenacting, with amendments, current campaign reform law definitions and provisions regarding deposits of contributions, limits on cash contributions and expenditures, the prohibition on contribution reimbursement, uses of unexpended contributions, notice and disclosure of independent expenditures, reporting of contributions and expenditures, registration requirements for candidates and committees, civil and criminal sanctions and penalties, expenditures for political advertising, encouraging withdrawal from a campaign, home rule counties and municipalities, and contribution limits on state and political subdivisions and lobbyists?
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