AG Opinions

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 They may have been superceded by changes in constitutional, statutory, or case law.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. 00-02 AG Alpha No. ST EL FBQSN - February 9, 2000

This Opinion responds to a request from the Secretary of State requesting clarification of certain issues relating to the term limits provision of Colo. Const. Art. XVIII, § 11 ("Amendment 17").


FORMAL
OPINION

of

KEN SALAZAR
Attorney General

No. 2000-2

AG Alpha No. ST EL FBQSN

February  9, 2000

 

 

No. 00-01 AG Alpha No. NR WC AGAWG - January 3

This Opinion responds to a May 14, 1999 request from the Colorado Water Conservation Board ("CWCB") on whether the vendor offset requirements of Sections 24-30-202(1) and 24-30-202.4(3), C.R.S. (1999) must be included in CWCB contracts with federal, state and local government agencies.

FORMAL
OPINION

of

KEN SALAZAR
Attorney General

No. 99-7 AG Alpha No. PS AD AGAWA - September 8, 1999

Several Colorado sheriffs requested legal guidance from the Attorney General regarding their authority to act in the event that computer failures at the Year 2000 date change cause disasters or breaches of the peace. Subsequently, the Governor, and the Departments of Local Affairs and Public Safety requested a Formal Attorney General's Opinion.

 

No. 99-8 AG Alpha No. HE CS AGAWD - September 8, 1999

This opinion responds to a request from the Colorado Secretary of State for an opinion regarding whether local term limits referenda may appear on ballots during elections conducted in odd years.

FORMAL
OPINION

of

KEN SALAZAR
Attorney General

No. 99-8

AG Alpha No. HE CS AGAWD

September 8, 1999

No. 99-05 And Modification of AGO 98-02 AG Alpha No. LO LG FBQPH - July 30,1999

This opinion is in response to a request from the Executive Director of the Department of Local Affairs requesting clarification of certain issues relating to a prior Colorado Attorney General Opinion, AGO 98-2 (October 26, 1998).



FORMAL
OPINION

of

KEN SALAZAR
Attorney General

No. 99-5 and Modification of

AGO 98-2

AG Alpha No. LO LG FBQPH

July 30, 1999

 

No. 99-06 And Withdrawal of AGO 99-02 AG Alpha No. TR TR AGAWH - July 30, 1999

This opinion responds to the February 28, 1999, request from the State Board of the Great Outdoors Colorado ("GOCO") Trust Fund (the "Board") for reconsideration of the authority of the State Treasurer to invest unused portions of money administered by the Board in specific investments of the Treasurer's choosing, as provided by January 11, 1999 Colorado Attorney General Opinion, Op. Att'y. Gen. No. 99-2 (January 11, 1999).

No. 99-04 AG Alpha No. LW AG AAAAN - April 21, 1999

This opinion describes the legal flexibility available to the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission ("Commission") to promulgate regulations that implement Amendment 14. The Attorney General directed the preparation of this opinion on April 7, 1999. The Attorney General decided to issue this opinion because of significant concerns that continue to be expressed about the legal flexibility available to the Commission to adopt alternative approaches to odor regulation.

No. 99-03 AG Alpha No. LE SE AGAVU - March 3, 1999

This opinion responds to requests from Bill Owens, Governor of the State of Colorado, and Ray Powers, President of the Colorado State Senate, for an opinion with respect to certain issues under the Colorado Constitution relating to HB99-1325. HB99-1325 allows the Colorado Department of Transportation to issue Transportation Revenue Anticipation Notes ("TRANs") to finance transportation projects using federal transportation funds and state matching funds.

No. 99-02 AG Alpha No. TR TR AGAZX - January 11, 1999

This Opinion responds to a request from the Treasurer on whether the Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Board of Directors has the authority under Article XXVII of the Colorado Constitution to choose specific investments on behalf of the GOCO Trust Fund and then direct the Treasurer to make those investments, or whether the authority to choose specific investments belongs to the Treasurer.



FORMAL
OPINION

of

GALE A. NORTON
Attorney General

No. 99-01 AG Alpha No. RL LO AGAVP - January 7, 1999

This opinion responds to a request from the Director of the Lottery Division, Department of  Revenue, whether the term "preceding calendar year" used in § 33-60-104(1)(c), C.R.S. (1998), means a year which runs from January 1 through December 31, inclusive.



FORMAL
OPINION

of

GALE A. NORTON
Attorney General

No. 99-1

AG Alpha No. RL LO AGAVP

January 7, 1999

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