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Recent Advisory Opinions by Topic

Confidential Information

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
1994-20
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2011 2012

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Conflict of Interest - Potential

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
1993-11 1994-1 1998-30 1996-24 1999-18 2000-7 2001-16
1994-6 2000-8
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2002-16 2003-2 2004-11 2005-1 2007-7 2008-6 2010-5
2003-9 2010-7
2003-18
2003-21
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
2011-4 2012-1 2013-2 2016-3 2017-1
2012-4 2013-3

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Conflict of Interest - Substantial

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
1999-5 2001-20
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2002-14 2003-12 2010-7
2002-16 2003-18
2003-21
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
2012-4 2013-3 2017-1 2019-1
2012-8 2019-2

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Consultants and Independent Contractors

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
1993-8 1994-13 1995-15 1997-17 1998-12 1999-13 2001-2
1997-22 1999-14
1999-19
1999-26
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2011 2012 2013 2014
2014-6

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Contingency Fees

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
1993-19 1994-3 1996-5 1997-8 1998-25 2000-2 2001-10
1996-23 2000-15
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2002-10 2004-13
2002-20
2011 2012

 

Contracting with the State

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
1994-2 1995-15 1997-22 1998-2 1999-7 2000-4 2001-19
1994-8 1998-23 1999-19 2001-31
1994-12
1994-13
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2002-3 2003-12 2008-6
2002-8 2003-15
2002-12
2002-21
2011 2012 2013 2014
2012-10 2014-1

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Definition of Immediate Family

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
1993-4 1994-5 1996-15 1999-14 2000-4 2001-19
1994-13 2001-31
1994-18
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2011 2012

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Directing Lobbyist Contracts

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
1996-21
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2011 2012

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Ethics Enforcement

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2004-7 2006-8 2007-9
2004-9
2011 2012 2013 2014
2014-5

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Gift Bans and Exceptions

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
1993-6 1994-10 1995-10 1996-8 1997-12 1998-5 1999-2 2001-12
1993-7 1994-19 1996-16 1997-15 1998-8 1999-11 2001-27
1993-13 1997-16 1998-10 1999-17 2001-29
1993-20 1997-17 1998-13 1999-20
1997-18 1998-16 1999-28
1997-23 1998-17
1997-25 1998-22
1997-26 1998-33
1997-28
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2002-1 2003-2 2004-2 2006-3 2007-2
2002-2 2003-13 2004-3 2006-4 2007-3
2002-5 2004-4 2006-6 2007-5
2002-7 2004-6 2006-7 2007-7
2002-13 2004-10 2007-11
2004-12 2007-12
2007-13
2007-14
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
2011-2 2013-1 2018-1
2011-5

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Lobbyist Definition

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
1994-11 1995-11 1996-3 1997-4 1998-32 1999-4 2001-25
1995-12 1996-11 1997-5 1999-16
1995-13 1997-10 1999-32
1995-19
1995-20
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2003-5 2007-15 2008-7 2009-2
2003-7 2008-9
2011 2012 2013 2014
2012-5 2014-3

TOP

 

Lobbyist Miscellaneous

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
2015-6 2018-1

TOP

 

Lobbyist Reporting

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
1993-14 1994-4 1995-4 1996-7 1997-7 1998-6 1999-3 2000-3 2001-6
1994-11 1995-6 1996-11 1997-20 1998-7 1999-6 2000-5 2001-8
1998-17 1999-27 2000-19 2001-11
1998-18 2001-14
1998-19
1998-24
1998-25
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2002-6 2003-4 2007-1 2008-2 2009-2 2010-8
2002-11 2003-6 2007-3
2007-15
2011 2012
2012-6

 

Necessary Expenses / Fees and Honorariums

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
1993-17 1995-18 1996-19 1998-20 1999-2 2000-14 2001-22
1999-15 2001-24
1999-30
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2002-7 2006-5 2008-2 2009-3
2011 2012 2013
2012-6 2013-1
2012-7 2013-4
2012-9

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Outside Employment (Moonlighting)

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
1993-1 1994-2 1995-3 1996-1 1997-1 1998-1 1999-1 2000-6 2001-1
1993-2 1994-7 1995-5 1996-2 1997-9 1998-2 1999-7 2000-7 2001-3
1993-3 1994-8 1995-8 1997-11 1998-3 1999-9 2000-9 2001-7
1993-10 1994-14 1995-14 1997-19 1998-4 1999-10 2000-10 2001-15
1993-21 1994-15 1995-17 1997-24 1998-15 1999-11 2000-11 2001-18
1994-16 1997-27 1998-31 1999-22 2000-17 2001-19
1994-21 1999-23 2000-18 2001-24
1994-22 1999-25 2001-28
1999-29
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2002-9 2003-10 2004-1 2005-2 2006-1 2007-4 2008-5
2002-16 2003-17 2005-3 2007-8
2002-23 2003-20 2005-4
2002-26
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
2012-8 2013-3 2014-2 2015-1 2016-3 2018-3
2013-4 2014-4 2015-5 2018-4

TOP

 

Revolving Door (Post-State Employment)

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
1993-5 1994-9 1995-2 1996-4 1997-3 1998-12 1999-8 2000-7 2001-17
1993-15 1994-17 1995-9 1996-6 1997-13 1998-21 1999-24 2000-16 2001-21
1993-16 1996-9 1997-21 1999-31 2001-23
1993-18 1996-10 2001-26
1993-22 1996-13 2001-30
1996-17
1996-18
1996-20
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2002-4 2003-3 2004-14 2006-2 2007-6 2008-1 2009-1
2002-18 2003-8 2004-15 2007-10
2002-22 2003-11 2004-16
2002-24 2003-16
2002-25 2003-19
2011 2012 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
2012-3 2014-7 2015-2 2016-1 2018-2
2015-3 2016-2
2015-7

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State Employee vs. Public Official

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
1995-7 1996-14 1997-14 1999-12 2000-12 2001-2
1995-16 1999-21 2000-13 2001-31
2000-21
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2007-16 2010-6
2011 2012
2012-2

TOP

 

State Treasurer/investment Services Contributions

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
1998-14
1998-27
1998-28
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2002-10 2003-1 2008-8
2011 2012

TOP

 

Statements of Financial Interests

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
1993-12 1996-16 1998-26 2001-9
2001-13
2001-31
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2002-3 2003-10 2004-8 2007-16 2008-3
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
2015-4

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Tickets

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
1998-9
1998-29
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2011 2012

TOP

 

Use of Office

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
1994-2 1997-1 1998-3 1999-8 2000-1 2001-4
1994-5 1997-2 1998-4 1999-15 2000-4 2001-5
1994-7 1997-6 1998-30 1999-17 2000-7 2001-12
1999-22 2000-20 2001-17
2000-21
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2002-16 2003-12 2004-1 2005-4 2008-3 2009-3
2002-17 2003-14 2004-4 2008-4
2002-19 2004-5
2002-26
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2020
2011-1 2013-1 2017-2 2018-2 2020-1
2011-3 2013-2

TOP

 

Use of State Property

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
1993-23 1996-12 1998-4 2000-20
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2011 2012

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