AG Opinions - 2007

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 They may have been superceded by changes in constitutional, statutory, or case law.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. 07-07 AG Alpha No. HE HE AGBCJ November 30, 2007

David Skaggs, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education, requested an opinion from this office concerning the question of whether Colorado public high school students who enrolled at institutions of higher education pursuant to §§ 22-35-105(2), (3)(C) and (4), C.R.S. (2007) of the Postsecondary Enrollment Options Act are subject to verification of lawful presence under House Bill 06S-1023, or whether they are exempt from it under of the provisions of § 22-35-105(3)(IV), C.R.S. (2007).

No. 07-06 AG Alpha No. LE SE AGBCK November 29, 2007

Colorado Senate Minority Leader Andy McElhany has requested an opinion concerning whether state workers have a right to refuse to work or “strike,” whether there are any limitations if such a right exists, and finally the effect of Executive Order D 028 07 regarding such a right.

No. 07-05 AG Alpha No. EX AD AGBCH and JD JD AGBCI October 29, 2007

Colorado Governor Bill Ritter (“Governor”) and the Colorado Commission on Judicial Discipline (“Commission”) have requested an opinion concerning the legal powers of a person appointed to the Commission by the Governor after the adjournment of the Colorado Senate.

No. 07-04 AG Alpha No. LO AD AGBCC August 30, 2007

The Department of Local Affairs has requested an opinion concerning the ability of a non-profit entity that has been designated as a public housing agency under federal law to provide housing services with the geographical jurisdiction of state public housing authorities.

No. 07-03 AG Alpha No. HE HE AGBCF August 14, 2007

David Skaggs, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education, requested an opinion from this office concerning the question of whether a person qualifies for in-state tuition at a public college or university under the following circumstances: the person is a United States citizen, under the age of 22, and not emancipated; and the person’s parents1 have lived in Colorado for at least 12 continuous months prior to the student’s enrollment with the intent to stay, but are undocumented. As was discussed with Mr.

No. 07-02 AG Alpha No. ED AD AGBCD August 13, 2007

This opinion, requested by Commissioner of Education Dr. William Moloney, concerns whether the newly-enacted § 22-2-105(6), C.R.S., which states that during his term of office a member of the State Board of Education (“State Board”) shall not be an employee of the Colorado Department of Education (“CDE”), will affect the continued employment of State Board member Randy DeHoff as the Executive Director of the Charter School Institute (“Institute”).

No. 07-01 AG Alpha No. RV EN AGBCB July 6, 2007

The Department of Revenue has requested an opinion concerning its obligation to update the coal severance tax rate under section 39-29-106(5), C.R.S. (2006), in light of the limitations imposed by article X, section 20 of the Colorado Constitution, the Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights (“TABOR”).

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