Type Complaint Opinion 
Date 2/12/2005 
Number 05-02 
Topic Personal use of public resources 
Respondent Bill Engelhardt 
Question/Complaint
Alleged that respondent made personal use of a state-supplied envelope to mail a payment owed his homeowner's association.
Summary
Respondent stipulated to the fact he did use a single state envelope for personal purposes.  RCW 42.52.160 and Board Rule 3 provide in part that no legislative employee may make private use of any state property which is consumable, even if the actual cost to the state is de minimis.  Violation found, letter of correction issued to respondent.
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