2002 MISSOURI ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OPINIONS

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Opinion Date Topic Summary
39-2002 May 22 DRAINAGE DISTRICTS.
LEVEE DISTRICTS.
An authorized representative of a corporation that owns property within a levee district may be elected to the board of supervisors as provided in Section 245.060. There is no provision that an authorized representative of a corporation that owns property in a drainage district may be elected to the board of supervisors of a drainage district under Section 242.150.
47-2002 May 15 LOTTERY COMMISSION.
PARDONS.
A pardon removes an impediment to a lottery license caused solely by the fact of the conviction for which the pardon was granted, but the conduct that led to the conviction for which the pardon was granted may be considered in assessing other factors used in making licensing decisions.
63-2002 Jan 23 CITY COUNCIL.
COUNTY AUDITOR.
INCOMPATIBILITY OF OFFICES.
A member of a city council may run for county auditor; however, an individual may not serve simultaneously as county auditor of a first class county and as a member of a city council within that county.
65-2002 May 15 CENSUS.
PRISONERS.
Inmates of state correctional institutions should be included in the population count of the political subdivision in which the institution exists as determined at the last previous decennial census of the United States.
69-2002 Jan 18 JOINT RESOLUTIONS. Review and approval of legal content and form of a fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.175, RSMo, concerning the proposed constitutional amendment passed by the General Assembly (House Joint Resolution No. 11).
75-2002 Feb 6 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval under Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition relating to a proposal to revise the Missouri statutes submitted by the Missouri Campaign for New Drug Policies.
77-2002 Feb 6 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval under Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition relating to a proposal to amend the Missouri Constitution submitted by Chuck Portwood.
78-2002 May 13 GOVERNOR.
INCOME TAX.
OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION.
Section 143.183, RSMo 2000, imposes an affirmative obligation on the Commissioner of Administration to estimate the amount of state income tax revenues collected which are received from nonresident members of professional athletic teams and nonresident entertainers. The allocation of those revenues to the various funds identified in that statute are subject to the appropriation process. Section 143.183 imposes no duty on the Governor and does not restrict the Governor's authority to prepare and submit a budget.
82-2002 Mar 1 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a summary statement prepared pursuant to Section 116.334, RSMo 2000, regarding a proposed amendment to the Missouri Constitution.
83-2002 Mar 1 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.175, RSMo, concerning the initiative petition for a proposed constitutional amendment from the Missouri Campaign for New Drug Policies relating to drug and tobacco addiction and treatment policies.
85-2002 Mar 1 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.175, RSMo, concerning the initiative petition proposal relating to the Homestead Preservation Act.
88-2002 Mar 6 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition relating to a proposal to amend Article IV of the Missouri Constitution submitted by Husch & Eppenberger, LLC (version 1).
89-2002 Mar 6 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition relating to a proposal to amend Article IV of the Missouri Constitution submitted by Husch & Eppenberger, LLC (version 2).
91-2002 Mar 14 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition relating to a proposal to amend the Missouri statutes relating to tobacco taxes submitted by Husch & Eppenberger, LLC (version 1).
92-2002 Mar 14 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition relating to a proposal to amend the Missouri statutes relating to tobacco taxes submitted by Husch & Eppenberger, LLC (version 2).
93-2002 Mar 14 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition relating to a proposal to amend the Missouri statutes relating to tobacco taxes submitted by Husch & Eppenberger, LLC (version 3).
94-2002 Mar 14 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition relating to a proposal to amend the Missouri statutes relating to tobacco taxes submitted by Husch & Eppenberger, LLC (version 4).
95-2002 Mar 14 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition relating to a proposal to amend the Missouri statutes relating to tobacco taxes submitted by Husch & Eppenberger, LLC (version 5).
96-2002 Mar 14 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition relating to a proposal to amend the Missouri statutes relating to tobacco taxes submitted by Husch & Eppenberger, LLC (version 6).
97-2002 Mar 14 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition relating to a proposal to amend the Missouri statutes relating to tobacco taxes submitted by Husch & Eppenberger, LLC (version 7).
98-2002 Mar 14 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition relating to a proposal to amend the Missouri statutes relating to tobacco taxes submitted by Husch & Eppenberger, LLC (version 8).
99-2002 Mar 14 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a summary statement prepared pursuant to Section 116.334, RSMo 2000, related to an initiative petition for the Missouri Campaign for New Drug Policies.
100-2002 Mar 15 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition relating to a proposal to amend Article IV of the Missouri Constitution submitted by Husch & Eppenberger, LLC (version 3a).
102-2002 Mar 20 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.175, RSMo, concerning the initiative petition related to tobacco taxes (version 1).
103-2002 Mar 20 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.175, RSMo, concerning the initiative petition related to tobacco taxes (version 2).
104-2002 Mar 20 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.175, RSMo, concerning the initiative petition related to tobacco taxes (version 3).
105-2002 Mar 20 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.175, RSMo, concerning the initiative petition related to tobacco taxes (version 4).
106-2002 Mar 20 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.175, RSMo, concerning the initiative petition related to tobacco taxes (version 5).
107-2002 Mar 20 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.175, RSMo, concerning the initiative petition related to tobacco taxes (version 6).
108-2002 Mar 20 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.175, RSMo, concerning the initiative petition related to tobacco taxes (version 7).
109-2002 Mar 20 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.175, RSMo, concerning the initiative petition related to tobacco taxes (version 8).
115-2002 Apr 4 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.175, RSMo, concerning the initiative petition related to Motor-Fuel Transportation Fund taxes (version 1).
116-2002 Apr 4 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.175, RSMo, concerning the initiative petition related to Motor-Fuel Transportation Fund taxes (version 2).
117-2002 Apr 4 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.175, RSMo, concerning the initiative petition related to Motor-Fuel Transportation Fund taxes (version 3a).
119-2002 Mar 28 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a summary statement prepared pursuant to Section 116.334, RSMo 2000, regarding a proposed tobacco tax initiative petition (version 2).
126-2002 Apr 8 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a summary statement prepared pursuant to Section 116.334, RSMo 2000, regarding a proposed initiative petition relating to transportation (version 1).
127-2002 Apr 8 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a summary statement prepared pursuant to Section 116.334, RSMo 2000, regarding a proposed initiative petition relating to transportation (version 2).
128-2002 Apr 8 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a summary statement prepared pursuant to Section 116.334, RSMo 2000, regarding a proposed initiative petition relating to transportation (version 3a).
140-2002 May 28 INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM.
REFERENDUM.
Review and approval of legal content and form of a summary statement prepared pursuant to Section 116.160, RSMo 2000, regarding a referendum to be held on Senate Bill Nos. 915, 710, and 907.
141-2002 May 28 INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM.
REFERENDUM.
Review and approval of legal content and form of the fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.170, RSMo, regarding a referendum to be held on Senate Bill Nos. 915, 710, and 907.
146-2002 June 26 JOINT RESOLUTIONS. Review and approval of legal content and form of a summary statement prepared pursuant to Section 116.160, RSMo 2000, regarding Senate Joint Resolution 24.
147-2002 June 26 JOINT RESOLUTIONS. Review and approval of legal content and form of a fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.175, RSMo, concerning Senate Joint Resolution No. 24.
164-2002 Dec 5 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition relating to amending Chapter 640, RSMo, by adding one new section to be known as Section 640.887, the Consumer Clean Energy Act.
169-2002 Dec 19 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.175, RSMo, concerning the initiative petition proposal to revise Chapter 640 by adding one new section, Section 640.887.
170-2002 Dec 20 INITIATIVE PETITION. Review and approval of legal content and form of a summary statement prepared pursuant to Section 116.334, RSMo 2000, regarding an initiative petition proposal to revise Chapter 640 by adding one new section, Section 640.887, Consumer Clean Energy Act.

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