Type Complaint Opinion 
Date 12/21/2005 
Number 05-07 
Topic Personal use 
Respondent Tami Green 
Question/Complaint
Alleged that respondent use public resources to intervene in a private dispute between constituents in violation of RCW 42.52.160.
Summary
Public resources may be used in the performance of  "official duties."  It is not an official duty of a legislator to intervene in private disputes between constituents and, therefore, public resources should not be used for such purposes.  Board concluded there was a violation of the Act, Respondent stipulated to same and accepted a Letter of Instruction.
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