Results for Proposed Initiative #48

Ballot Title Setting Board
2013-2014

 

The title as designated and fixed by the Board is as follows:

A change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning labeling of genetically modified food; and, in connection therewith, requiring food that has been genetically modified or treated with genetically modified material to be labeled, "Produced With Genetic Engineering" starting on July 1, 2016; exempting some foods including but not limited to food from animals that are not genetically modified but have been fed or injected with genetically modified food or drugs, certain food that is not packaged for retail sale and is intended for immediate human consumption, alcoholic beverages, food for animals, and medically prescribed food; requiring the Colorado department of public health and environment to regulate the labeling of genetically modified food; and specifying that no private right of action is created for failure to conform to the labeling requirements.

The ballot title and submission clause as designated and fixed by the Board is as follows:

Shall there be a change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning labeling of genetically modified food; and, in connection therewith, requiring food that has been genetically modified or treated with genetically modified material to be labeled, "Produced With Genetic Engineering" starting on July 1, 2016; exempting some foods including but not limited to food from animals that are not genetically modified but have been fed or injected with genetically modified food or drugs, certain food that is not packaged for retail sale and is intended for immediate human consumption, alcoholic beverages, food for animals, and medically prescribed food; requiring the Colorado department of public health and environment to regulate the labeling of genetically modified food; and specifying that no private right of action is created for failure to conform to the labeling requirements?

 

 

Hearing December 4, 2013

Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set.
Hearing adjourned 1:40 PM

Rehearing December 18, 2013

Motion for Rehearing granted to the extent that the Board made changes to the title; denied in all other respects.
Hearing adjourned 12:22 PM.


 

* Unofficially captioned "Labeling Genetically Modified Food" by legislative staff for tracking purposes. This caption is not part of the titles set by the Board.