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John A. Danaher III, Commissioner Department of Public Safety, Formal Opinion 2008-007, Attorney General State of Connecticut
You requested an opinion regarding the scope of our Supreme Court’s decision in American Promotional Events, Inc., v. Blumenthal, 285 Conn. 192 (2008)
Martin R. Libbin, Judicial Branch, Formal Opinion 2008-011, Attorney General State of Connecticut
You have requested a formal legal opinion concerning the calculation of mileage fees owed to state marshals and indifferent persons who serve process
Carolyn Signorelli, Chief Child Protection Attorney, Formal Opinion 2007-015, Attorney General State of Connecticut
This letter is in response to your request for a formal legal opinion as to whether attorneys who serve dually as attorneys and guardians ad litem (“GALs”) in certain Juvenile Matters are entitled to “state employee immunity and liability defense” by the Attorney General
Christopher R. Adams, Chairman, State Board f Firearms Permit Examiners, Formal Opinion 2007-026, Attorney General State of Connecticut
Recently, you requested an opinion regarding whether a conflict of interest exists for a member of the Board of Firearms Permit Examiners (hereinafter the Board) arising from his participation as the named plaintiff in a class action lawsuit against the Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety
Daniel F. Caruso, Chairman, Citing Council, Formal Opinion 2007-017, Attorney General State of Connecticut
Your agency has asked for an opinion on whether the Connecticut Siting Council (“Council”) has jurisdiction over the siting of municipal towers pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. § 16-50i (a)(6)
Daniel F. Caruso, Chairman, Formal Opinion 2007-010, Attorney General State of Connecticut
You have asked me to provide “an opinion as to what the rights and responsibilities are of the utility companies relative to their use of existing easements” in connection with the Middletown – Norwalk 345 kV electric transmission line and associated facilities approved by the Council in Docket No. 272.
David G. Carter, Sr., Chancellor, Connecticut State University System, Formal Opinion 2007-024, Attorney General State of Connecticut
I have received your request for advice asking whether the publication of a so-called cartoon entitled "Polydongs" in the student newspaper at Central Connecticut State University (hereinafter “CCSU” or the “University”) is speech protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Dennis F. Kerrigan, Jr. Chairman, State Marshal Commission, Formal Opinion 2007-019, Attorney General State of Connecticut
As Chairman of the State Marshal Commission, you have requested a formal opinion of the Attorney General as to whether state marshals are prohibited from participating in a business entitled Connecticut Service Network, LLC
Deputy Commissioner Norma Gyle, Department of Public Health, Formal Opinion 2007-034, Attorney General State of Connecticut
You have asked this office for an opinion as to whether Tilcon Connecticut, Inc. (Tilcon) may select and pay for an independent third party environmental evaluation under Public Act 07-05 §64
Honorable Dennis Kerrigan, Chairman, Formal Opinion 2007-002, Attorney General State of Connecticut
In your letter dated August 15, 2006 you have asked this office to render a formal opinion concerning the service of capias mittimus by state marshals. Your letter raises the following questions
Honorable Jeanne Milstein, Child Advocate, Formal Opinion 2007-004, Attorney General State of Connecticut
This letter responds to your request for a formal legal opinion concerning the Office of the Child Advocate’s (“Child Advocate”) right to obtain records from entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”)
Honorable Jeanne Milstein, Child Advocate, Formal Opinion 2007-008, Attorney General State of Connecticut
This letter responds to your request for a formal opinion on whether the Department of Children and Families (DCF) is prohibited by the federal Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. § 290dd-2 (the Federal Act) from disclosing to the Office of the Child Advocate (OCA) certain substance abuse treatment records that you requested pursuant to your authority under Conn. Gen. Stat. § 46a-13m.
Honorable Jerry Farrell, Jr., Department of Consumer Protection, Formal Opinion 2007-025, Attorney General Attorney State of Connecticut
In your August 28, 2007 memorandum, you sought this Office’s advice regarding the interpretation of Conn. Gen. Stat. § 20-417i(n) of the New Home Construction Contractors Act, and Conn. Gen. Stat. § 20-432(o) of the Home Improvement Act
Honorable John Danaher, Commissioner of Public Safety, Formal Opinion 2007-007, Attorney General State of Connecticut
You have asked for our opinion whether federal and state law permits a municipality to operate a Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) Section 8 housing program outside of its geographical area.
Honorable Louis C. DeLuca, Senate Minority Leader, Honorable Andrew Roraback, State Senator, 30th District, Formal Opinion 2007-006, Attorney General State of Connecticut
You have requested our opinion as to whether Section 27-76 of the Connecticut General Statutes permits honor guards from bona fide Connecticut State Veteran’s Organizations to accept pay at a rate of less than the fifty dollars per day as set forth in that statute.