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|1-75||Jan 31||Opinion letter to Herbert R. Domke, M.D.|
|2-75||Jan 8||Opinion letter to the Honorable Ed Bohl|
|3-75||Mar 11||Opinion letter to the Honorable Phillip H. Snowden|
|4-75||Mar 11||Opinion letter to the Honorable Jerold L. Drake|
|6-75||Jan 6||Opinion letter to the Honorable James A. Noland, Jr.|
|10-75||Feb 11||SUNSHINE BILL.
|Luncheon meetings of either the majority party members or of the minority party members of the St. Louis County Council, at which public business is discussed, are required to be open to the public under the Sunshine Bill.|
|12-75||Mar 11||Opinion letter to Herbert R. Domke, M.D.|
|14-75||Feb 21||Opinion letter to Mr. Mark L. Edelman|
|16-75||Jan 29||Opinion letter to Mr. Lee E. Norbury|
|17-75||Jan 15||Opinion letter to the Honorable J. William Holliday|
|21-75||Apr 21||STATE EMPLOYEES.
TORT DEFENSE FUND.
|The Conservation Commission may not pay a final judgment for actual or punitive damages obtained against one of its enforcement officers as a result of his conduct while he was in the actual performance of his enforcement duties.|
|22-75||Apr 15||Opinion letter to Mr. George M. Camp|
|No valid contract existed between a teacher and a board of education when the teacher failed to secure before the beginning of school the specific certificate that was an express condition of the contract. Since there was no valid contract between the teacher and the school board, the teacher's certificate of license to teach cannot be revoked because no valid contract was annulled when the teacher failed and refused to teach in a position for which he did not have a valid certificate of license.|
|25-75||Feb 28||DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES.
|No merit status can be lost by the transfer or realignment of a unit or position under the Reorganization Act where the essential identity of the position or unit is retained and the position or unit was within merit coverage on the effective date of the Act. A position which was subject to the provisions of the merit system law on the effective date of the Reorganization Act cannot be named as one of three "exempt" positions by a division director under Section 13.1 of that Act.|
|26-75||Mar 5||Opinion letter to the Honorable Robert 0. Snyder|
UNIFORM RELOCATION ASSISTANCE ACT.
|(1) The city of Holden may contribute funds to a multi-purpose watershed protection project six miles outside the city limits which includes recreational facilities pursuant to Section 278.145, RSMo, and
(2) the city of Holden, Missouri, Johnson County, Missouri, and the South Fork of the Blackwater River Watershed Subdistrict have the authority to make relocation assistance payments pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 4601, et seq.
|28-75||May 12||Opinion letter to Mr. Edward A. Godar|
|29-75||Mar 11||Opinion letter to the Honorable John W. Reid, II|
|30-75||Feb 19||Opinion letter to Dr. Robert D. Elsea|
|31-75||Feb 10||Opinion letter to Mr. George M. Camp|
CONFLICT OF INTEREST.
|Sheriffs in a third or fourth class county may not be appointed to the office of special commissioner pursuant to Section 528.540, RSMo 1969, relating to partitions; a sheriff in the above counties may be appointed as one of the commissioners under Section 528.200, RSMo 1969; a sheriff appointed to the position of commissioner under Section 528.200, RSMo 1969, may retain the fees he receives as compensation for his service in that position, and the wife of a sheriff may be appointed to either the position of commissioner or special commissioner and may retain the fees that she receives therefor.|
|33-75||Mar 4||SCHOOLS.||In computing "the average cost of transporting all children of the district" and in computing "the additional cost of transporting handicapped and severely handicapped children" for the purposes of Section 162.985, RSMo 1973 Supp., all expenditures reasonably related to the school district's transportation program should be included in the computation. The amount of additional state transportation aid authorized by Section 162.985, RSMo 1973 Supp., with respect to handicapped and severely handicapped children should be determined by the following formula: a district's average cost of transporting a handicapped or severely handicapped child minus average per pupil cost of transporting all children in the district (handicapped, severely handicapped and nonhandicapped) times the number of handicapped and severely handicapped children transported divided by two.|
DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATION.
COMMISSIONER OF ADMINISTRATION.
|Division heads who are provided for in departmental plans pursuant to Section 1.6(2) of S.R. No. 1, First Extraordinary Session, 77th General Assembly, are division heads who are to be appointed by the department director under Section 1.6(6) of S.B. No. 1, and therefore such appointments come under the exemption of subsection 1(1) of Section 36.030, H.B. No. 8, First Extraordinary Session, 77th General Assembly, and are not covered by provisions of the merit system law, subject, of course, to Article IV, Section 19, Constitution of Missouri.|
|39-75||Mar 20||Opinion letter to the Honorable Christopher S. Bond|
DIVISION OF HEALTH.
|The State Board of Health is authorized by law to adopt and enforce regulations requiring hospitals licensed by the state to submit reports containing certain data relating to hospital discharges.|
|41-75||Apr 30||Opinion letter to Mr. Edward A. Godar|
|42-75||Opinion letter to the Honorable Lawrence J. Lee|
|43-75||Opinion letter to Harold P. Robb, M.D.|
|44-75||Feb 19||Opinion letter to the Honorable Howard M. Garrett|
|46-75||Apr 30||Opinion letter to Dr. Jack Cross|
|Only a contractor who deals dircctly with a consumer is required to provide the notice specified in Section 429.010, House Bill 1251, 77th General Assembly. A subcontractor who further subcontracts the supplying of labor or materials is not required to provide notice. An original contractor supplying materials which its own employees install in the home of a consumer is required to give the notice provided for in Section 429.010.|
DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH.
|(1) The cost of special educational services, including transportation, for a handicapped child who has been placed in a home by the Missouri Department of Mental Health, regardless of where those services are provided, is paid by the Department (under the provisions of Section 162.970, RSMo Supp. 1973). The Department of Mental Health is then reimbursed by the school district in which the parent or guardian resides or which would otherwise be responsible for special educational services for the child in an amount not to exceed the average sum produced per child by the local tax effort of the parent's district.
(2) The cost of special educational services and of transportation for a handicapped child not admitted to the programs or facilities of the Missouri Department of Mental Health who resides in a home that provides care or treatment -- whether the child is an offender or troubled, abandoned, or neglected -- is the responsibility of the school district in which the home is located. If the responsible district does not provide those services itself, it must contract with another district or with a public or a private agency for those services and it must provide transportation to the place where the services are provided.
PROBATION AND PAROLE.
|Section 549.071, RSMo 1969, authorizes courts to grant extensions of paroles subject to statutory restrictions and authorizes such courts to grant terms of parole which extend beyond the original expiration date of a parolee's sentence.|
|51-75||Feb 10||Opinion letter to the Honorable D. R. Osbourn|
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.
|(1) Department heads have authority under Senate Bill No. 1, 77th General Assembly, to set the salary of division and other administrative positions subject to appropriations therefor.
(2) The salary of the Adjutant General established by the first departmental plan filed before June 30, 1974, providing for a salary of $18,000.00 per year for the Adjutant General, constitutes the salary which the Adjutant General may be paid at present. The salary may be changed by a subsequent departmental plan.
|54-75||Jan 6||Opinion letter to the Honorable Richard J. DeCoster|
|56-75||May 20||Opinion letter to Mr. Alfred C. Sikes|
|61-75||Jan 23||Opinion letter to the Honorable Frank Bild|
|62-75||Mar 19||SAVINGS AND LOAN.
|Qualifying school districts may place certain funds in savings accounts or certificates of deposit in insured savings and loan associations under the provisions of Section 369.194, RSMo Supp. 1973 and Section 165.051, RSMo.|
|The maximum amount of bonded indebtedness in 1975 is to be determined by the 1974 assessed valuation of tangible personal property although Senate Bill 333, 77th General Assembly, Second Regular Session, excludes household goods from taxation beginning January 1975.|
|64-75||May 7||Opinion letter to Dr. Jack Cross|
|69-75||Mar 24||Opinion letter to Mr. Michael D. Garrett|
|A county court may create a sewer subdistrict pursuant to Sections 204.331 and 204.332, RSMo Supp. 1973, and such subdistrict shall have, in addition to those powers specified in Section 204.331, the powers given to sewer districts under Sections 249.430 to 249.660, RSMo 1969. However, in the creation of such a sewer subdistrict under Section 204.331, et seq., the county court must comply with the provisions of Sections 249.470 and 249.480, RSMo 1969. If such a sewer subdistrict is created, the county court, as governing body of the sewer subdistrict, may enter into a contract with a common sewer district created pursuant to Section 204.250, RSMo Supp. 1973, and Sections 204.260 to 204.470, RSMo 1969, whereby the common sewer district would provide any engineering, construction, maini nance, repair and administrative services required for the collection and treatment of sewage generated within the subdistrict.|
|71-75||Feb 4||Opinion letter to the Honorable Fred Williams|
|72-75||Feb 27||Opinion letter to Mr. Edward A. Godar|
|73-75||Jan 29||Opinion letter to Mr. William J. Raftery|
|74-75||Jan 27||Opinion letter to Mr. William J. Raftery|
|78-75||Feb 6||Opinion letter to the Honorable Theodore L. Johnson, III|
|80-75||Opinion letter to Mr. Lawrence Graham|
|84-75||Opinion letter to Mr. William J. Raftery|
|85-75||Feb 14||Opinion letter to the Honorable Nelson B. Tinnin|
|87-75||Feb 10||Opinion letter to the Honorable Ike Skelton|
STATE TAX COMMISSION.
|(1) The State Tax Commission has the authority and is obligated to equalize the assessments of property among the various counties and the City of St. Louis pursuant to Section 138.390, RSMo, and has the duty to order any county in which valuations of property are below 33 1/3% of true value to raise the valuation of such property to 33 1/3% of, true value and to order any county in which valuations of property are above 33 1/3% of true value to lower the valuation of such property to 33 1/3% of true value.
(2) The State Tax Commission has no authority to equalize the assessments among various parcels of property within a county as such, but individual assessments can be raised or lowered pursuant to Sections 138.380, 138.460, and 138. 470, RSMo.
(3) The State Auditor has no authority to compel the State Tax Commission to require the equalization of assessments among the various counties or the City of St. Louis at 33 1/3% of true value.
|89-75||Feb 27||Opinion letter to Mr. Paul W. Collins|
CLEAN WATER COMMISSION.
CITIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES.
|The City of Farmington may impose user charges pursuant to Section 204.026 (18), RSMo Supp. 1973, to cover costs of operation and/or future expansion of a public sewer treatment facility constructed pursuant to a grant of federal funds under 33 U.5.C., Sections 1281-1292, without the necessity of an election as provided in Section 71.715, RSMo 1969.|
|93-75||Mar 3||Opinion letter to the Honorable John W. Reid, II|
|94-75||May 28||Opinion letter to the Honorable Frank Bild|
|96-75||Mar 28||Opinion letter to the Honorable A. J. Seier|
|97-75||Sep 22||Opinion letter to the Honorable Jerry E. McBride|
CITIES, TOWNS & VILLAGES.
|1) The scope of an audit requested pursuant to Section 29.230.2, RSMo, lays within the discretion of the State Auditor, provided that discretion is reasonably exercised;
(2) the State Auditor is authorized to include those public offices in the City of St. Louis performing a function comparable to a county within an audit of the City of St. Louis, requested pursuant to Section 29.230.2, RSMo; and
(3) there is no requirement that the political subdivision, which is to be audited, produce to the Auditor the receipt of the state collector showing that the cost of such audit has been paid to the collector.
|99-75||Apr 9||Opinion letter to the Honorable Clarence H. Heflin|
|102-75||Sep 10||Opinion letter to Mr. J. Neil Nielsen|
|105-75||Apr 2||Opinion letter to the Honorable Ralph Jones|
|106-75||Apr 26||Opinion letter to the Honorable Jim Arnold|
|110-75||Sep 10||Opinion letter to the Honorable Harold J. Esser|
|The board of education of a six-director public school district is not authorized by Section 167.231, RSMo, to submit to the voters of the district the question of whether transportation to and from school at the expense of the district should be provided for pupils living one mile or more from school.|
|113-75||Jun 25||CIRCUIT ATTORNEYS.
|The prosecuting attorney in each county and the circuit attorney of the City of St. Louis have authority to institute civil collection remedies for the collection of moneys assigned to the state under the provisions of Public Law 93-647, relating to family support.|
|114-75||May 27||Opinion letter to Mr. James I. Kennedy|
|115-75||Jun 26||TAXATION (CIGARETTES).||Under provisions of House Bill No. 1612 of the 77th General Assembly, a cigarette wholesaler who purchases cigarette tax stamps or meter units on a deferred payment basis must pay for such stamps or meter units on or before the fifteenth day of the month following the month in which the stamps or meter units were purchased.|
|Employment "in any other school system," as that phrase is used in Section 168.104(5), RSMo 1969, includes any full-time teaching position, whether inside or outside of Missouri and whether in public or private schools. It includes teaching service in a junior college, four-year college, or university and in a bona fide early childhood or preschool program.|
|120-75||May 1||Opinion letter to the Honorable Harold L. Lowenstein|
|122-75||May 7||Opinion letter to Harold P. Robb, M.D.|
SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION.
|1) Soil and water conservation districts, organized under the provisions of Chapter 278, RSMo, are not private corporations, but are public, political subdivisions of the state, and
(2) Section 278.145, RSMo 1969, providing for aid to soil and water conservation districts from cities and counties, does not violate Article VI, Section 25, Missouri Constitution.
|125-75||May 30||Opinion letter to Dr. Arthur L. Mallory|
|126-75||May 27||Opinion letter to the Honorable Kenneth J. Rothman, Honorable James P. Mulvaney and Honorable Wayne Goode|
|128-75||May 22||Opinion letter to Dr. Arthur L. Mallory|
|129-75||May 7||Opinion letter to Harold P. Robb, M.D., Director|
CITIES, TOWNS & VILLAGES.
|The metropolitan police systems in St. Louis and Kansas City are "state agencies " within the meaning of Section 29.200, RSMo.|
|134-75||Jul 1||Opinion letter to the Honorable Earl L. Schlef|
|135-75||Jul 1||WITHDRAWN||Opinion letter to Dr. Jack L. Cross|
CLEAN WATER COMMISSION.
DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES.
STATE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
|Under Section 104.380.1(1), RSMo Supp. 1973, the Director of the Department of Natural Resources, and not the Clean Water Commission, is the "head of the department" for purposes of retention of a director of staff to the Commission beyond normal retirement age.|
|140-75||May 29||Opinion letter to the Honorable W. Swain Perkins|
CONFLICT OF INTEREST.
|The presiding judge of the county court of Ripley County cannot be employed and paid compensation for his services to supervise the courthouse renovation project.|
|142-75||Jul 24||STATE AGENCY.
BI-STATE DEVELOPMENT AGENCY.
KANSAS CITY AREA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY.
|The Bi-State Development Agency and the Kansas City Area Trans portation Authority are not "state agencies" within the meaning of the term as used in Section 29.200, RSMo, and the State Auditor is not authorized to postaudit their accounts.|
|143-75||Jul 22||Opinion letter to Mr. Daniel M. Buescher|
|144-75||Aug 1||SUNSHINE LAW.
ST. LOUIS CITY.
CITIES, TOWNS & VILLAGES.
|Budgetary meetings of the St. Louis Board of Estimate and Apportionment and the St. Louis Board of Education are "public meetings" under Section 610.010, RSMo Supp. 1973, and may not be closed pursuant to Section 610.025, RSMo Supp. 1973.|
|145-75||Jul 16||Opinion letter to the Honorable Dan Harmon|
|146-75||Jun 26||Opinion letter to the Honorable Frank Bild|
|The term "reasonable cause to believe" as used in H.B. 578 is the equivalent of the term "suspected" as used in the Federal Register, Volume 39, No. 245, Section 1340.3-3 (d) (2) (i).|
|148-75||Jul 1||WITHDRAWN||Opinion letter to the Honorable Ronald R. McKenzie|
|149-75||May 30||Opinion letter to Dr. Arthur L. Mallory|
|151-75||Nov 5||Opinion letter to the Honorable William Raisch|
|152-75||Jun 13||Opinion letter to the Honorable John T. Russell|
|Meetings of the Columbia City Council regarding the hiring of a municipal judge or city manager fall with in the "personnel" exception of § 610. 025(4) of the Sunshine Law (§§ 610.010, et seq., RSMo Supp. 1973) and therefore may be closed to the public.|
|157-75||Jun 13||Opinion letter to the Honorable James C. Kirkpatrick|
|158-75||Jul 1||Opinion letter to the Honorable James I. Spainhower|
|159-75||Jul 2||Opinion letter to Dr. Arthur L. Mallory|
|162-75||Jul 2||Opinion letter to Dr. Arthur L. Mallory|
|Counties, cities, and other political subdivisions specified in Section 110.010, RSMo, are authorized to invest their funds in time deposits, including certificates of deposit. Advertisement for bids is not required.|
|165-75||Jul 2||Opinion letter to Dr. Arthur L. Mallory|
|166-75||Jul 2||Opinion letter to Dr. Arthur L. Mallory|
|167-75||Jul 14||Opinion letter to the Honorable William O. Green|
|169-75||Jul 22||Opinion letter to Mr. Ronald L. Boggs|
|170-75||Jul 23||Opinion letter to Mr. James R. Spradling|
|171-75||Jul 23||Opinion letter to the Honorable Theodore L. Johnson III|
|172-75||Sep 10||Opinion letter to the Honorable Doris M. Quinn|
|173-75||Aug 11||Opinion letter to Dr. Arthur L. Mallory|
MISSOURI ELECTIONS COMMISSION.
|The Missouri Elections Commission is empowered to seek and receive investigative assistance from the Missouri State Highway Patrol in the investigation of apparent violations of the Campaign Finance and Disclosure Law.|
|175-75||Jul 10||GENERAL ASSEMBLY.||1. A member of the Missouri General Assembly who took office in January, 1973, cannot during the term for which he was elected accept the position of Director of Coordination of Technical Vocational Programs for the Department of Higher Education which position was created after January, 1973, because such acceptance would violate Article III, Section 12, Constitution of Missouri.
2. A resignation submitted to the Governor by a member of the General Assembly when the General Assembly is in session is invalid and a nullity and does not result in a vacancy in office.
|179-75||Jul 16||Opinion letter to the Honorable James C. Kirkpatrick|
|181-75||Oct 15||Opinion letter to the Honorable E. Thomas Coleman|
|182-75||Oct 3||EMPLOYMENT SECURITY.
|1. The legislative history of the Reed Act, which provides for advances to States with depleted reserve accounts for the purpose of assisting them in the financing of their unemployment benefit payments, indicates that the advances are not regarded as a "loan to the State."
2. Any advance which would be received by the State of, Missouri from the Federal Government under Title XII of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C.A. § 1321) does not create a liability of the State of Missouri.
3. The receipt of advances by the State of Misosuri under Title XII of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C.A. § 1321) would not be in violation of Article III, Section 37 of the Missouri Constitution or subsection 1 of Section 288.330, RSMo 1969.
|184-75||Sep 2||Opinion letter to Mr. James L. Wilson|
|185-75||Oct 20||Opinion letter to Mr. Alfred C. Sikes|
|186-75||Oct 14||MOTOR VEHICLES.
|(1) The Missouri Department of Revenue may register a motor vehicle in the name of the lessee of such vehicle and issue base license plates therefor without issuing a certificate of ownership (title) for such motor vehicle if such motor vehicle is otherwise properly and duly registered pursuant to the IRP;
(2) however, the Missouri Department of Revenue may not register and issue base license plates for a motor vehicle without first issuing a certificate of ownership if such motor vehicle is registered pursuant to the Uniform Vehicle Registration Proration and Reciprocity Agreement.
|187-75||Aug 19||Opinion letter to the Honorable George W. Lehr|
|Where the necessary preconditions have occurred, § 610.100 and § 610.105, RSMo Supp. 1973, require that the appropriate law enforcement agencies, on their own initiative, must close or expunge the records relating to arrest, detention or confinement. The issuance of an injunction or other court order is not a prerequisite to the closing or expunging of such records.|
|192-75||Aug 19||Opinion letter to Dr. Arthur L. Mallory|
|193-75||Sep 10||Opinion letter to Mr. Lawrence L. Graham|
|194-75||Sep 16||Opinion letter to Dr. Jack L. Cross|
|A circuit court judge who was sued in the United States District Court on a matter directly connected with his judicial function as a Missouri circuit court judge, has the authority to appoint private counsel to represent him in the United States District Court and to order the payment of a reasonable and proper sum for the services of such counsel to be paid by the county.|
|197-75||Sep 22||Opinion letter to the Honorable Donald L. Manford|
|199-75||Sep 24||Opinion letter to the Mr. C. E. Hamilton, Jr.|
|202-75||Sep 30||Opinion letter to the Honorable Kenneth J. Rothman|
|204-75||Oct 21||Opinion letter to Mr. J. Neil Nielsen|
|205-75||Dec 19||Opinion letter to Mr. Milt Harper|
|207-75||Oct 15||Opinion letter to the Honorable Edward C. Graham|
|(1) A county court which creates a sewer district pursuant to Sections 249.430 to 249.667, RSMo 1969, may contract with a private party to perform all operation, repair, and maintenance functions associated with the district's sewer system;
(2) the existence of such a contract does not alter or delegate the legal responsibilities of the county court for the operation and maintenance of the sewer system under Sections 204. 006 to 204.141, RSMo Supp. 1973;
(3) the county court must bill for sewer service charges and collect such charges itself, under the procedure set out in Section 249.640; and
(4) the special tax assessments issued pursuant to Sections 249.640 and 249.645 may not be assigned to a private entity for collection.
|209-75||Oct 20||STATE AUDITOR.
|Raw files, work papers, and other documents and meetings held preparatory to the issuance of signed audit reports of the State Auditor issued pursuant to Section 29.270, RSMo 1969, shall not be open to the public.|
SECRETARY OF STATE.
|A corporation must submit a separate annual registration report for each year the corporation was in forfeiture and a corporation must pay the maximum registration fee of $40 for each year the corporation was in forfeiture before the forfeiture may be rescinded by the Secretary of State. Rescission restores the corporation to good standing as of the date of forfeiture, except for exceptions set forth in Section 351.540(2), Senate Bill No. 14, 78th General Assembly.|
|213-75||Oct 15||Opinion letter to the Honorable Margaret Miller|
|1. The rate of compensation of county assessors in third and fourth class counties and second class counties except those having an assessed valuation in excess of three hundred million dollars as of January 1, 1974, for additional duties required by Section 53.073 (Senate Bill No. 373, 77th General Assembly, Second Regular Session), shall be based upon their county's total assessed valuation for the tax year which encompasses the first day of September beginning the annual salary period.
2. The rate of compensation of county court judges in second, third, and fourth class counties for additional duties authorized in Senate Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 95, 78th General Assembly, First Regular Session, shall be based upon the assessed valuation of the county for the tax year immediately preceding the year in which the compensation is due.
|215-75||Oct 7||Opinion letter to the Honorable R. L. Usher|
|216-75||Nov 3||Opinion letter to the Honorable S. Sue Shear|
|217-75||Nov 5||Opinion letter to the Honorable Irene E. Treppler|
|223-75||Nov 25||Opinion letter to the Honorable George W. Lehr|
|The State Auditor is obligated to include county hospitals established pursuant to Sections 205.160 to 205.340, RSMo, within the scope of his audit of counties containing such an institution.|
|226-75||Dec 1||Opinion letter to Ms. Virginia G. Young|
|230-75||Nov 25||Opinion letter to the Honorable John W. Reid, II|
MISSOURI EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
|1. An individual who is presently retired and receiving retirement benefits which were calculated by multiplying one percent (1%) of his average pay (not to exceed $7,500 per year) during the five consecutive years of his work when his pay , was the greatest, times his years of creditable service, is entitled to have his benefits recalculated under subsection 1 of Section 104.610, Senate Bill No. 5, 78th General Assembly, First Regular Session, in order that the individual may receive additional compensation from the state for services as a special consultant.
2. If an individual's benefits are to be recalculated under the provisions of subsection 1 of Section 104.610, Senate Bill No. 5, 78th General Assembly, First Regular Session, then said individual is also eligible for the increase in compensation under the provisions of Section 104.090, RSMo Supp. 1973.
|237-75||Nov 26||Opinion letter to Mr. Warren L. McElwain|
|239-75||Dec 11||Opinion letter to the Honorable Vernon King|
|242-75||Dec 4||Opinion letter to Dr. Arthur L. Mallory|
|244-75||Dec 19||Opinion letter to the Honorable James C. Kirkpatrick|
|247-75||Dec 11||Opinion letter to the Honorable Donald J. Gralike|