Type Complaint Opinion 
Date 3/18/2005 
Number 05-09 
Topic undue influence - state agency - special privileges - private benefit or gain 
Respondent Rep's Armstrong, Condotta and Senator Linda Evans Parlette 
Question/Complaint
Did the Respondents violate RCW 42.52.070 or RCW 42.52.160 through their involvement with a state agency on behalf of constituents?
Summary
Complaint dismissed for lack of reasonable cause to believe the ethics act had been violated when legislators met with agency supervisory personnel when constituents complained about an agency employee.  No undue influence involved as legislators were properly exercising discretionary duties within the parameters of their legislative offices.
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