2006 MISSOURI ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OPINIONS

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Opinion Date Topic Summary
53-2006 Jan 6 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the legal content and form of a fiscal note and fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.175, RSMo, concerning an initiative petition (version 4) to amend Article I, Section 7 of the Constitution of Missouri. 
58-2006 Jan 23 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition, printed on white paper, to adopt a new section of the Constitution of Missouri, to be known as Section 37(b) of Article IV, relating to a tobacco tax.
59-2006 Jan 23 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition, printed on blue paper, to adopt a new section of the Constitution of Missouri, to be known as Section 37(b) of Article IV, relating to a tobacco tax.
61-2006 Jan 24 CITY OFFICERS - OFFICIALS.
CONFLICT OF INTEREST.
TAX INCREMENT FINANCING.
TAXATION - CITIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES.
An alderman or TIF commissioner who owns real property within a proposed redevelopment area has an "interest, direct or indirect, in any property" within a proposed redevelopment area, and that alderman or commissioner is thus barred by § 99.820.1(13), RSMo Cum. Supp. 2005, from voting on matters pertaining to the redevelopment plan for that area.
62-2006 Jan 30 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition, printed on cream paper, to adopt a new section of the Constitution of Missouri, to be known as Section 37(b) of Article IV, relating to a tobacco tax.
67-2006 Feb 14 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the legal content and form of a summary statement prepared pursuant to Section 116.334, RSMo 2000, regarding an initiative petition (printed on white paper) for a proposed amendment to adopt a new section of the Constitution of Missouri, to be known as Section 37(b) of Article IV, relating to a tobacco tax.
68-2006 Feb 14 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the legal content and form of a summary statement prepared pursuant to Section 116.334, RSMo 2000, regarding an initiative petition (printed on blue paper) for a proposed amendment to adopt a new section of the Constitution of Missouri, to be known as Section 37(b) of Article IV, relating to a tobacco tax.
69-2006 Feb 14 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the legal content and form of a summary statement prepared pursuant to Section 116.334, RSMo 2000, regarding an initiative petition (printed on cream paper) for a proposed amendment to adopt a new section of the Constitution of Missouri, to be known as Section 37(b) of Article IV, relating to a tobacco tax.
72-2006 Feb 10 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the legal content and form of a fiscal note and fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.175, RSMo, concerning an initiative petition to adopt a new section of the Constitution of Missouri, to be known as Section 37(b) of Article IV, relating to a tobacco tax.
73-2006 Feb 21 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition to amend Article VI, Section 21 of the Constitution of Missouri, relating to eminent domain.
78-2006 Feb 21 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition, to amend Article I, Section 26 of the Constitution of Missouri, relating to eminent domain.
80-2006 Feb 14 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the legal content and form of a fiscal note and fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.175, RSMo, concerning an initiative petition (printed on blue paper) to adopt a new section of the Constitution of Missouri, to be known as Section 37(b) of Article IV, relating to a tobacco tax.
81-2006 Feb 14 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the legal content and form of a fiscal note and fiscal note summary prepared pursuant to Section 116.175, RSMo, concerning an initiative petition (printed on cream paper) to adopt a new section of the Constitution of Missouri, to be known as Section 37(b) of Article IV, relating to a tobacco tax.
82-2006 Feb 21 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition to amend Article I, Sections 26 and 28 of the Constitution of Missouri, relating to eminent domain.
83-2006 Feb 21 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition to adopt a new Section 21(a) of Article VI of the Constitution of Missouri, relating to eminent domain and the development of flood plains, wetlands, and agricultural land (version 2).
84-2006 Feb 28 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition to amend Chapter 290 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, relating to the minimum wage.
86-2006 Mar 9 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition to adopt and add a new article to the Constitution of Missouri to be known as Regulation of Human-Animal Crossbreeds, Cloning, Transhumanism, and Human Engineering Is Reserved to the People.
87-2006 Mar 9 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition to add a new Article XIV with subsections to the Constitution of Missouri relating to state spending.
88-2006 Mar 9 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the legal content and form of a fiscal note and fiscal note summary concerning an initiative petition to adopt a new section of the Constitution of Missouri, to be known as Section 26 of Article I, relating to eminent domain (version 2).
89-2006 Mar 13 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of a summary statement for an initiative petition for a proposed constitutional amendment to add a new section, Section 21(a), to Article VI relating to eminent domain and development of floodplains, wetlands, and agricultural land (version 2).
90-2006 Mar 13 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of a summary statement for an initiative petition for a proposed constitutional amendment to amend Article VI, Section 21 relating to eminent domain (version 2).
91-2006 Mar 13 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of a summary statement for an initiative petition for a proposed constitutional amendment to amend Article I, Sections 26 and 28 relating to eminent domain (version 2).
92-2006 Mar 13 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of a summary statement for an initiative petition for a proposed constitutional amendment to add a new Section 26 to Article I, relating to eminent domain (version 2). 
93-2006 Mar 16 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the legal content and form of a fiscal note and fiscal note summary concerning an initiative petition to adopt a constitutional amendment to Article I, Sections 26 and 28 relating to eminent domain (version 2).
94-2006 Mar 9 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the legal content and form of a fiscal note and fiscal note summary concerning an initiative petition to amend Chapter 290 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, relating to the minimum wage (version 2).
95-2006 Mar 16 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the legal content and form of a fiscal note and fiscal note summary concerning an initiative petition to adopt a constitutional amendment to Article VI, Section 21 relating to eminent domain and development of floodplains, wetlands, and agricultural land (version 2).
96-2006 Mar 10 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the legal content and form of a fiscal note and fiscal note summary concerning an initiative petition to adopt a constitutional amendment to Article VI, Section 21 relating to eminent domain (version 2).
97-2006 Mar 13 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of a summary statement for an initiative petition for a proposed statutory amendment to Chapter 290 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri relating to raising the minimum wage.
101-2006 Mar 24 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and rejection of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition to amend Article IV, Section 17 of the Constitution of Missouri pertaining to the recall of statewide elected officials.
102-2006 Mar 24 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition to amend Article IV, Section 36(a) of the Constitution of Missouri pertaining to economic development.
103-2006 Mar 27 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the legal content and form of a fiscal note and fiscal note summary concerning an initiative petition for a proposed constitutional amendment adding a new section pertaining to the regulation of cloning and human engineering.
104-2006 Mar 30 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of a summary statement for an initiative petition for a proposed constitutional amendment to add a new Article XIV pertaining to state spending (version 2).
105-2006 Mar 30 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of a summary statement for an initiative petition for a proposed constitutional amendment to add a new section pertaining to the regulation of cloning and human research.
106-2006 Mar 30 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the legal content and form of a fiscal note and fiscal note summary concerning an initiative petition for a proposed constitutional amendment to add a new Article XIV relating to state spending (version 2).
108-2006 Apr 14 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the legal content and form of a fiscal note and fiscal note summary concerning an initiative petition to modify Section 36(a) of Article IV of the Constitution of Missouri, relating to economic development (technology parks).
110-2006 Apr 14 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of a summary statement for an initiative petition to amend Section 36(a) of Article IV of the Constitution of Missouri, relating to economic development (technology parks).
113-2006 Apr 18 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the sufficiency as to form of an initiative petition to add a new Section 17(b) to Article IV of the Constitution of Missouri pertaining to recall of statewide elected officials (version 2).
114-2006 Apr 24 FAIR BALLOT LANGUAGE.
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION.
Review and approval of a proposed fair ballot language statement with respect to Senate Joint Resolution 1, pertaining to the one-tenth percent sales/use tax for soil and water conservation, state parks, and historic sites.
115-2006 May 3 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of a summary statement for an initiative petition to amend the Constitution of Missouri by adding Section 17(b) to Article IV, pertaining to recall of statewide elected officials (version 2).
116-2006 May 15 COLLEGES.
OFFICERS.
RESIDENCE.
VACANCY IN OFFICE.
If trustees of community college districts who are elected to represent subdistricts, and who must be residents of those subdistricts at the time of election pursuant to Section 178.820, RSMo 2000, move their residence from those subdistricts, those trustees are disqualified from the office of trustee.
118-2006 May 11 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the legal content and form of a fiscal note and fiscal note summary concerning an initiative petition to modify Section 17 of Article IV of the Constitution of Missouri, relating to the recall of statewide elected officials.
119-2006 May 5 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the legal content and form of a fiscal note and fiscal note summary concerning an initiative petition to modify Section 26 of Article I of the Constitution of Missouri, relating to eminent domain (version 2).
121-2006 Jun 1 FAIR BALLOT LANGUAGE. Review and approval of a proposed fair ballot language statement with respect to Constitutional Amendment No. 2 pertaining to stem cell research.
122-2006 June 5 FAIR BALLOT LANGUAGE. Review and approval of a proposed fair ballot language statement with respect to an initiative petition concerning Medicaid.
123-2006 June 5 FAIR BALLOT LANGUAGE. Review and approval of a proposed fair ballot language statement with respect to an initiative petition concerning a tobacco tax.
124-2006 June 5 FAIR BALLOT LANGUAGE. Review and approval of a proposed fair ballot language statement with respect to an initiative petition concerning the minimum wage.
126-2006 June 19 SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS.
JOINT RESOLUTIONS.
Review and approval of a summary statement concerning a proposed constitutional amendment passed by the Missouri General Assembly (Senate Joint Resolution 26) relating to a tax exemption and veterans' organizations.
127-2006 June 19 FAIR BALLOT LANGUAGE.
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS.
JOINT RESOLUTIONS.
Review and approval of a proposed fair ballot language statement with respect to Senate Joint Resolution 26, pertaining to a tax exemption and veterans' organizations.
128-2006 June 19 FAIR BALLOT LANGUAGE.
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS.
JOINT RESOLUTIONS.
Review and approval of a proposed fair ballot language statement with respect to House Joint Resolution 55, pertaining to the state pensions and compensation of certain officials.
129-2006 June 22 INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM.
REFERENDUM.
Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.332, RSMo, of the sufficiency as to form of a referendum petition sample sheet, submitted by Missouri Election Reform Project, Inc., to repeal the provisions of HB 1900 pertaining to campaign finance.
131-2006 July 7 BALLOTS.
JOINT RESOLUTIONS.
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS.
Review and approval of a fiscal note and fiscal note summary for Senate Joint Resolution 26 for a proposed constitutional amendment relating to veterans' organizations and tax exemption.
132-2006 July 7 BALLOTS.
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS.
JOINT RESOLUTIONS.
Review and approval of a fiscal note and fiscal note summary for House Joint Resolution 55 for a proposed constitutional amendment relating to public officials.
133-2006 July 10 BALLOTS.
INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM.
REFERENDUM.
Review and approval pursuant to Section 116.334, RSMo, of the summary statement for a referendum relating to House Bill 1900 and campaign finance.
134-2006 July 11 BALLOTS.
INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM.
REFERENDUM.
Review and approval of the fiscal note and revised fiscal note summary for a referendum petition on House Bill 1900 pertaining to campaign finance.
139-2006 Aug 24 INITIATIVE PETITION.
INITIATIVES.
Review and approval of the legal content and form of a revised fiscal note and fiscal note summary concerning an initiative petition for a proposed constitutional amendment to add a new Article XIV relating to state spending (version 2).
140-2006 Sep 1 APPOINTIVE OFFICERS.
CITY COUNCIL - COUNCILMEN.
CITIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES.
ELECTIVE OFFICERS.
REMOVAL FROM OFFICE.
A city councilperson appointed by the mayor to fill a vacancy for the unexpired term of that position must be removed in accordance with the procedures applicable to elective, rather than appointive, officials set forth in Section 77.340.

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