WSR 01-15-045


[ Filed July 13, 2001, 11:02 a.m. ]



The Washington Attorney General issues formal published opinions in response to requests by the heads of state agencies, state legislators, and county prosecuting attorneys. When it appears that individuals outside the Attorney General's Office have information or expertise that will assist in the preparation of a particular opinion, a summary of that opinion request will be published in the state register. If you are interested in commenting on a request listed in this volume of the register, you should notify the Attorney General's Office of your interest by August 8, 2001. This is not the due date by which comments must be received. However, if you do not notify the Attorney General's Office of your interest in commenting on an opinion request by August 8, 2001, the opinion may be issued before your comments have been received. You may notify the Attorney General's Office of your intention to comment by calling (360) 586-4218, or by writing to the Solicitor General, Office of the Attorney General, P.O. Box 40100, Olympia, WA 98504-0100. When you notify the office of your intention to comment, you will be provided with a copy of the opinion request in which you are interested; information about the Attorney General's Opinion process; information on how to submit your comments; and a due date by which your comments must be received to ensure that they are fully considered.

The Attorney General's Office seeks public input on the following opinion request(s).

01-06-03 Request by Honorable Bob Morton, Senator, 7th District

Would all or any of the following conservation measures, if installed by current customers of the Okanogan Public Utility District, result in the conversion from one energy source to another such that the PUD would be prohibited by Article VIII, sec. 10 of the Washington Constitution or RCW 54.16.280 from financing such measures through no or low-interest loans: Pellet stoves; solar systems, including solar space heating or cooling systems, solar water pumping systems, solar electric generating systems, solar water heating systems, or combinations thereof; wind turbines; geothermal systems, including geothermal space heating or cooling systems, geothermal water heating systems, or combinations thereof; or mini-hydroelectric generating systems?

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