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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 They may have been superceded by changes in constitutional, statutory, or case law.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. 03-04 - AG Alpha No. LO AD AGBAV - June 30, 2003

This opinion concerns the share of Highway Users Tax Fund ("HUTF") moneys distributed to the City of Centennial for the 2002-2003 fiscal year. Centennial believes an error was made in its distribution. This opinion is issued at the request of the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, and addresses legal authorities and obligations of the county clerk and recorder, the Colorado Department of Revenue, and the Treasurer under § 43-4-208, C.R.S. (2002).

No. 03-3 - AG Alpha No. HE CU AGBAY - June 17, 2003

This opinion concerns the authority of the Regents of the University of Colorado (the “Regents”) to enforce a weapons control policy that prohibits most firearms on University owned or controlled property. The request for this opinion by the Regents follows the enactment of a state law, Senate Bill 03-24 (“S.B. 03-24”), that identifies the carrying of concealed weapons as an issue of statewide concern and allows concealed weapons to be carried by permit in most parts of the State.

No. 03-2 - AG Alpha No.TR AD AGBAU - April 18, 2003

This opinion concerns the propriety of investing custodial funds held in the Colorado treasury in non-interest bearing general fund warrants. It is issued at the request of Colorado State Treasurer Mike Coffman.

No. 03–1 - AG Alpha No. ST EL AGBAS - January 13, 2003

This opinion concerns election campaign rules contained in an initiative approved by Colorado’s voters on November 5, 2002. The initiative amends both the Colorado Constitution and Colorado’s Fair Campaign Practices Act (“FCPA”). It is now Article XXVIII of the Colorado Constitution.

This opinion addresses how the rules in the initiative apply to elections in home rule counties and municipalities. This opinion is issued at the request of Colorado Secretary of State Donetta Davidson.

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No. 01-5 Alpha No. PE CS AGBAQ - December 10, 2001

This opinion is issued at the request of Executive Director Troy Eid, of the Colorado Department of Personnel/General Support Services. It considers the legality, without a vote of the People, of certain multi-year contracts to be used to finance the acquisition of motor vehicles for the State's fleet.

No. 01-4 Alpha No. ST US AGBAO - August 24, 2001

This opinion is issued at the request of the Colorado Secretary of State, Donetta Davidson. It addresses the respective powers and duties of the Central Information System Board and the Secretary of State with regard to the filings necessary to perfect security interests in personal property and fixtures.

No. 01-3 Alpha No. LE HR AGBAP - August 6, 2001

This opinion is issued at the request of the Colorado House of Representatives, as requested by Speaker of the House, State Representative Doug Dean.

No. 01-2 Alpha No. LO LG GRAIK - July 23, 2001

This opinion is issued at the request of the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (the "Department"). It answers two questions about the powers and duties of Colorado's fire protection districts, and the interaction of the fire fighting duties of fire protection districts and sheriffs.

No. 01-1 Alpha No. LW AG AGBAM - July 5, 2001

The Colorado Open Records Act statute gives everyone broad access to government records throughout the state. This opinion is issued to provide the people of Colorado and Colorado's governments with answers to frequently asked questions about this law.

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