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KP-0008
Ken Paxton

Texas Constitution article III, section 52 - Court is likely to conclude that the United States Fish and Wildlife Service is not an "individual, association or corporation under article III, section 52.

KP-0183
Ken Paxton

Article XVI, section 50 - home equity lending|U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs cash-out refinance loan - whether Texas veterans may obtain|Home equity lending - Texas Constitution article XVI, section 50|Department of Veterans Affairs cash-out refinance loan|Cash out loan|Home equity loan

KP-0199
Ken Paxton

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development regulations requiring safety and construction compliance label on manufactured homes for sale or lease do not preempt Texas law requiring labels to be removed from irreparably damaged, salvaged homes|Regulations promulgated pursuant to National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974 requiring safety and construction compliance label on manufactured homes for sale or lease do not preempt Texas law requiring labels to be removed from irreparably damaged, salvaged homes|Authority of Texas manufactured home retailer to remove federal compliance certification label from irreparably damaged homes that have been salvaged and no longer conform to federal standards

GA-0229
Greg Abbott

Federal prisoners, sheriff is not authorized to contract with the United States Marshals Service to house federal prisoners in the county jail|County jail, sheriff is not authorized to contract with the United States Marshals Service to house federal prisoners|Surplus federal property given as consideration for housing federal prisoners, title to would vest in the county rather than the sheriff, the jail, or the sheriff's department|Surplus federal property paid to county as consideration for housing federal prisoners would be included in county inventory and disposed of like any other county property|United States Marshals Service, sheriff is not authorized to contract with to house federal prisoners in the county jail

GA-0902
Greg Abbott

Complaints about postsecondary educational institutions, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has authority to promulgate procedures for handling|Regulating religious institutions’ religious programs of study, the Texas Supreme Court has held that the Higher Education Coordinating Board is prohibited from regulating but it has not held that the Board is prohibited from regulating religious institutions’ secular programs of study|Complaints about religious institutions’ secular programs of study, the Higher Education Coordinating Board may handle|Regulating religious institutions’ religious programs of study, the Texas Supreme Court has held that the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board is prohibited from regulating but it has not held that the Board is prohibited from regulating religious institutions’ secular programs of study|Complaints about religious Institutions’ secular programs of study, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board may handle|Complaints about postsecondary educational institutions, the Board has authority to promulgate procedures for handling|Regulating religious institutions’ religious programs of study, the Texas Supreme Court has held that the Board is prohibited from regulating but it has not held that the Board is prohibited from regulating religious institutions’ secular programs of study|Complaints about religious institutions’ secular programs of study, the Board may handle

GA-1037
Greg Abbott

Councils of government as units of general local government for purpose of HUD\\'s HOME Program

DM-0404
Dan Morales

Commission on Jail Standards lacks authority to regulate or inspect penal institution housing only federal prisoners, even if municipality operates facility under an agreement with Federal Bureau of Prisons (Withdrawn by Tex. Att'y Gen. LO-96-151)|Penal or correctional institution housing only federal prisoners, Commission lacks authority to regulate or inspect (Withdrawn by Tex. Att'y Gen. LO-96-151)|Penal and correctional institution housing only federal inmates subject to federal, not state, standards and regulations, even if operated by a municipality under an agreement with the Bureau of Prisons (Withdrawn by Tex. Att'y Gen. LO-96-151)|Bureau of Prisons has exclusive authority to regulate or inspect a penal and correctional institution housing only federal inmates that is operated by a municipality under an agreement with the Bureau (Withdrawn by Tex. Att'y Gen. LO-96-151)

DM-0467
Dan Morales

Hold and save harmless provision requiring county to indemnify another party for damages, application of restrictions on county debt|Hold and save harmless provision requiring county to indemnify another party for damages, application of constitutional restrictions on county debt|Hold and save harmless provision requiring county to indemnify U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for damages, application of constitutional restrictions on county debt

JC-0177
John Cornyn

Arrest, search and seizure jurisdiction to enforce Texas law, amendment to Code of Criminal Procedure gives to law enforcement officers of National Park Service within boundaries of any and all units of National Park System in Texas

JC-0202
John Cornyn

Army Corps of Engineers, navigation district is not authorized to accept the conveyance of easements from the Corps for the purpose of conveying the easements to private property owners whose fee interests are affected by the easements|Easements, navigation district is not authorized to accept the conveyance of easements from the United States Army Corps of Engineers for the purpose of conveying the easements to private property owners whose fee interests are affected by the easements

JC-0280
John Cornyn

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's investigation into discrimination by Board of Medical Examiners in licensing practices, Board must disclose to EEOC requested information that is relevant to|Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's request for information relevant to a pending investigation, state agency must comply although state statute deems requested information confidential|Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's request for information relevant to a pending investigation, state statute deeming requested information confidential is preempted by federal statute authorizing|Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's request for information relevant to a pending investigation regarding licensing practices of State Board of Medical Examiners, Board must comply with although state statute deems the requested information confiden|Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's request for information relevant to a pending investigation regarding Board's licensing practices, Board must comply with although requested information is confidential under Medical Practice Act

JC-0412
John Cornyn

Prescription drugs, sample and nonsample, that are no longer needed by nursing home residents, federal law does not entirely prohibit collection of and shipment to foreign countries|Prescription drugs, sample and nonsample, that are no longer needed by nursing home residents, Board of Health must adopt rules providing for collection and shipment to foreign countries; rules must comport with applicable federal and state law|Food and Drug Administration has authority to adopt regulations to enforce certain federal drug laws|Prescription drugs, sample and nonsample, that are no longer needed by nursing home residents, Board must adopt rules providing for collection and shipment to foreign countries; rules must comport with applicable federal and state law

JC-0445
John Cornyn

Labeling of dietary supplements with United States Food and Drug Administration toll-free telephone number for reporting adverse events, authority of Department to promulgate rule requiring|Federal Food and Drug Administration toll-free telephone number for reporting adverse events, authority of Texas Department of Health to promulgate rule requiring on labels for certain dietary supplements|Food and Drug Administration toll-free telephone number for reporting adverse events, authority of Texas Department of Health to promulgate rule requiring on labels for certain dietary supplements