AG Opinions - 1987

These opinions were based on the law as it existed at the time the opinions were issued. They may have been superceded by changes in constitutional, statutory, or case law.

No. 87-09 AG Alpha No. AG BI AGAQG - October 13, 1987

Appointing authority for the Colorado Brand Commissioner and the administrative authority of the State Board of Stock Inspection Commissioners

Summary
The Commissioner of Agriculture is the appointing authority for the Brand Commissioner, and the statutory authority of the State Board of Stock Inspection Commissioners to administer funds is unaffected by article XII, section 13(7) of our state constitution.


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No. 87-08 AG Alpha No. HL SH AGAQA - September 14, 1987

Uses of Moneys in the Colorado Hazardous Substance Response Fund

Summary
"Necessary state activities at natural resource damage sites" encompass natural resource damage assessments at sites which the federal government has previously selected for inclusion on its National Priority List.


FORMAL
OPINION

of

DUANE WOODARD
Attorney General

No. 87-8

AG Alpha No. HL SH AGAQA

September 14, 1987

No. 87-07 AG Alpha No. HE NO AGAQE - August 6, 1987

Newly appointed trustees

Summary
For diverse reasons, the individuals "appointed" by the Governor in his July 1, 1987 Executive Order are all presently authorized to exercise the duties of members of the University's Board of Trustees: Mr. Wisor and Mr. Grueskin, because they are duly qualified trustees; Ms. Hazelrigg, because she is an interim appointee of the Governor; and yourself, because of your dual status as interim appointee and as "holdover" de facto officer.

No. 87-06 AG Alpha No.TR AD AGAQD - July 20, 1987

Separate Federal Deposit Insurance Coverage for the State Compensation Insurance Authority

No. 87-05 AG Alpha No. LE AU AGAQB - June 30, 1987

Applicability of Local Government Audit Law to firemen's pension funds of fire protection districts.

Summary
Pension funds of fire protection districts are subject to the Local Government Audit Law.


FORMAL
OPINION

of

DUANE WOODARD
Attorney General

No. 87-5

AG Alpha No. LE AU AGAQB

June 30, 1987

No. 87-04 AG Alpha No. LE AU AGAQC - June 29, 1987

Local government participation in government investment trusts

Summary
Colorado local governmental units may pool funds for investment only in accordance with sections 24-75-701 and 702, C.R.S. (1986 Supp.).


FORMAL
OPINION

of

DUANE WOODARD
Attorney General

No. 87-4

AG Alpha No. LE AU AGAQC

June 29, 1987

No. 87-03 AG Alpha No. LO AD AGAPZ - June 18, 1987

Retirement Age for Health Department Employees

No. 87-02 AG Alpha No. RL LO AGAPW - April 17, 1987

Authority of a political subdivision to impose sales tax on state lottery tickets

Summary
A political subdivision may not impose a sales tax on the sale of lottery tickets issued by the State Lottery Division.


FORMAL
OPINION

of

DUANE WOODWARD
Attorney General

No. 87-2

AG Alpha No. RL LO AGAPW

April 17, 1987

Identity Theft

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