ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE
Filed January 2, 2008,
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 January 23,
2008. 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.
If you are interested in receiving notice of new formal
opinion requests via e-mail, you may visit the attorney
general's web site at www.atg.wa.gov/AGOOpinions/default.aspx
for more information on how to join our opinions ListServ.
The attorney general's office seeks public input on the
following opinion request(s):Opinion Docket No. 07-12-05
Request by Pam Roach
State Senator 31st District
1. If a candidate is denied the change [to their
reporting option from mini reporting to full reporting]
within the thirty-day requirement, the candidate is
prevented from campaign fundraising. Does this violate
or constitutionally interfere with the candidate's First
Amendment right of freedom of speech?
2. If a candidate used another candidate's name in a
political advertisement, would this be a violation of RCW 42.17.095(8)?
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