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Second Regular Session
Sixty-first General Assembly
LLS NO. R980111.01 DFH
STATE OF COLORADO
BY SENATOR Chlouber;
also REPRESENTATIVES Kaufman and Kreutz.
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 98-001
SUBMITTING TO THE REGISTERED ELECTORS OF THE STATE
OF COLORADO AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3 OF ARTICLE II OF THE CONSTITUTION
OF THE STATE OF COLORADO CONCERNING A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT OF
(Note: This summary applies to this resolution
as introduced and does not necessarily reflect any amendments
that may be subsequently adopted.)
Adds privacy to the list of inalienable rights guaranteed
by Article II, Section 3 of the state constitution.
Be It Resolved by the Senate of the Sixtyfirst General Assembly of the State of Colorado, the House of Representatives concurring herein:
SECTION 1. At the next election at which such question may be submitted, there shall be submitted to registered electors of the state of Colorado, for their approval or rejection, the following amendment to the constitution of the state of Colorado, to wit:
Section 3 of Article II of the constitution of the state of Colorado is amended to read:
Section 3. Inalienable rights.
All persons have certain natural, essential, and inalienable
rights, among which may be reckoned the right of enjoying and
defending their lives and liberties; of acquiring, possessing,
and protecting property; and of seeking and obtaining their safety,
SECTION 2. Each elector voting at said election and desirous of voting for or against said amendment shall cast a vote as provided by law either "Yes" or "No" on the proposition: "AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3 OF ARTICLE II OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF COLORADO CONCERNING A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT OF PRIVACY."
SECTION 3. The votes cast for the adoption or rejection of said amendment shall be canvassed and the result determined in the manner provided by law for the canvassing of votes for representatives in Congress, and if a majority of the electors voting on the question shall have voted "Yes", the said amendment shall become a part of the state constitution.