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Government LawyersThe newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Government Lawyers

March 2008, vol. 9, no. 3

In This Issue…

  • Clearing the air on the State’s new smoking ban
    In the legislative drafting process, it is common to include in a piece of legislation a provision setting forth the purpose of the bill in order to establish the general tone and intention of the legislative body.
  • In-Sites
    Go Green! There are many ways to be conscious of our environment. And, believe it or not, many are “convenient!”
  • Attorney General issues opinions
    Under section 4 of the Attorney General Act (15 ILCS 205/4 (West 2006), as amended by Public Act 95-699, effective November 9, 2007), the Attorney General is authorized, upon request, to furnish written legal opinions to State officers and State’s Attorneys on matters relating to their official duties.

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