ATTORNEY GENERAL

Requests for Opinions

RQ-0182-KP

Requestor:

The Honorable Rod Ponton

Presidio County Attorney

Post Office Drawer M

Marfa, Texas 79843

Re: Authority of a county commissioners court to implement a health wellness plan that includes a monthly payroll deduction for county employees who use tobacco products (RQ-0182-KP)

Briefs requested by October 23, 2017

RQ-0183-KP

Requestor:

Jeffrey Barnard, M.D.

Chair, Forensic Science Commission

1700 North Congress Avenue, Suite 445

Austin, Texas 78701

Re: Whether postmortem toxicological analysis conducted pursuant to the request of a medical examiner or forensic pathologist is subject to accreditation requirements of the Forensic Science Commission (RQ-0183-KP)

Briefs requested by October 23, 2017

For further information, please access the website at www.texasattorneygeneral.gov or call the Opinion Committee at (512) 463-2110.

TRD-201703891

Amanda Crawford

General Counsel

Office of the Attorney General

Filed: September 27, 2017