ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE
Filed August 22, 2006,
NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OPINION
WASHINGTON ATTORNEY GENERAL
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 September 13,
2006. 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 this date, 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)
664-3027, 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).
||Request by Dawn Morrell
||State Representative, 25th District
1. Are individuals in the business of purchasing scrap
metal for the purpose of recycling the scrap metal required to
abide by the provisions of RCW 19.60.020 and RCW 19.60.040 as
they relate to the collection of information and the filing of
reports to law enforcement
2. Are the existing definitions of "metal junk" and
"second-hand property" sufficiently expansive to include scrap
metal being purchased for further processing and recycling?
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