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September 1, 2015
Advisory Opinion to the Attorney General Re: Limits or Prevents Barriers to Local Solar Electricity Supply & Advisory Opinion to the Attorney General Re: Limits or Prevents Barriers to Local Solar Electricity Supply (FIS)
Sponsors of a proposed constitutional amendment dealing with solar power collected 10 percent of the signatures they need to get on the ballot, warranting review by this Court of the scope of the measure and the wording of the ballot language. The Court reviews citizens’ initiatives to determine compliance with two requirements: Amendments must deal with one subject only and the ballot title and summary must 2 fairly describe the amendment. The Court also reviews a financial impact statement prepared by state analysts.