TO: Executive Committee of the Legislative Council
FROM: Office of Legislative Legal Services
DATE: March 10, 2020
SUBJECT: Governor's Constitutional and Statutory Emergency Powers
What are the governor's constitutional and statutory...
The following is a brief summary of the major constitutional provisions, statutes, and legislative rules that relate to the ethical duties of members of the Colorado General Assembly.
Article V, section 1(3) of the Colorado Constitution reserves to the people the power to refer all or a portion of an act to the ballot for voter approval. There are two exceptions to this power: 1) Laws "necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety"; and 2)...