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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 They may have been superceded by changes in constitutional, statutory, or case law.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. 96-03 AG Alpha No. LE HR AGAUY - April 3, 1996

This opinion responds to a request from Representative Phil Pankey on an issue related to House Bill 96-1100. The bill would provide for the refunding of revenues in excess of the Arveschoug-Bird statutory limitation on state general fund appropriation. The refund is accomplished through a state income tax credit for the 199 6 income tax year. The bill also amends section 24-77-102(4), C.R.S. which defines "expenditure" for purposes of the Taxpayer Bill of Rights ("TABOR"), article X, section 20(2)(E), Colo. Const.

No. 96-02 AG Alpha No. HE TS AGAUC - March 8, 1996

This opinion responds to a request from the President of Metropolitan St ate College of Denver ("MSCD") for a formal Attorney General opinion concerning whether individual student evaluations of faculty members are subject to disclosure under the Colorado Public Records Act, section 24-72-201 et seq., C.R.S.

No. 96-01 AG Alpha No. LE GA AGAUX - February 27, 1996

This opinion responds to a request from Senate President Tom Norton on issues related to Senate Bill 96-60 and Senate Bill 96-193. Both bills make various amendments to the Urban and Rural Enterprise Zone Act (the "Enterprise Zone Act"), article 30 of Ti tle 39, C.R.S. Senator Norton's questions relate to the Taxpayer Bill of Rights ("TABOR"), article X, § 20(4)(a), Colo.

No. 95-07 AG Alpha No. HE CU AGAUN - December 22, 1995

This Opinion responds to an inquiry from the President of the University of Colorado regarding the characteristics of a "government-owned business" as that term is used in the definition of the term "enterprise" in Article X, Section 20 of the Colorado Constitution ("TABOR").

No. 95-06 AG Alpha No. AD AC AGAUW - December 20, 1995

This opinion is rendered in response to a request from the State Controller dated June 22, 1995, to answer a question concerning how Section 24-30-206(1)(a), C.R.S. (1995 Supp.) applies to governing boards and institutions within the Department of High er Education.

No. 95-05 AG Alpha No. LO LG AGAUJ - November 30, 1995

This opinion letter is in response to an inquiry from the Executive Director of the Department of Local Affairs concerning distribution of money from the Conservation Trust Fund to special districts which provide television relay and translator facilit ies.

No. 95-04 AG Alpha No. LE HR AGAUT - November 21, 1995

This Opinion responds to a request from Representative Jeanne Faatz for an opinion as to certain issues relating to the Agreement between Dr. Judith Albino and the Regents of the University of Colorado, dated August 17, 1995. Representative Faatz' req uest centers on the question of whether the Agreement complies with Colorado's Postemployment Compensation Act, C.R.S.

No. 95-03 AG Alpha No. LE GA AGAUL - April 18, 1995

This opinion responds to a request from the General Assembly for an opinion as to the effect of Arveschoug-Bird limitations on transfers from the general fund for capital construction and the effect of Article X, Section 20 of the Colorado Constitution ("Amendment #1") on such transfers.

No. 95-02 AG Alpha No. LE HR AGAUK - April 14, 1995

This Opinion responds to a request from the General Assembly for an opinion as to the effect of Article 10, Section 20 of the Colorado Constitution on the automatic repeal of the exemption from taxation on all sales of precious metal bullion and coins.

No. 95-01 AG Alpha No. HE HS AGAUF - February 17, 1995

This Opinion responds to an inquiry from the Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education, concerning the power of the Colorado Historical Society, a division of the Department of Higher Education, to require cultural or archaeolog ical surveys pursuant to section 24-80.1-104, C.R.S. (1988) to identify historic properties that may be affected by state actions.

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