Arizona Attorney General

Mark Brnovich



AZAG Opinion RE: ACC Authority to Inspect Records

Today, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich issued opinion No. I16-005 (R16-002) Re: The authority of the Arizona Corporation Commission or individual Commissioners to obtain information from a public service corporation and its affiliates.

The opinion concludes that the Commission, and in some instances individual Commissioners, have the authority to gather information, inspect, and require reports related to the topics specified in the questions presented subject to fact-specific constitutional considerations.

The opinion was requested by Arizona Corporation Commissioner Robert Burns.

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