Arizona Attorney General

Mark Brnovich



SB1487 Investigations

Legislator Requests for Investigation

Below is a list of Pending Legislator Requests for Investigation under A.R.S. §41-194.01 that have been submitted to the Attorney General's Office. Once a complete request is deemed received by the Office, there is a thirty-day period for the Office to complete its investigation and for the Attorney General to issue a report concluding whether the action that is the subject of the request violates, may violate, or does not violate state law. 

  1. Submissions should be made through the Legislator Request Form and addressed to CLD Investigations using (preferred) or mailed to:

Arizona Attorney General's Office
Attn: Civil Litigation Division / A.R.S. §41-194.01
1275 West Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007

   2. The Office welcomes written public comment regarding any of the below open investigations.                Alternatively, a person may contact the Civil Litigation Division by phone at (602) 542-3725. 

  1. Written comments should be as succinct as possible. The Office reserves the right not to review submissions.
  2. All written submissions on pending requests will be considered public records and retained consistent with the Office's general public records retention policies and practices. 

Open SB1487 Investigations:

Request No.  Question Presented Requesting Legislator(s)
17-003 Does the City of Bisbee's ordinance regulating the use of plastic bags violate state law? Sen. Warren Peterson


Did the City of Phoenix violate state law when they enacted Phoenix Police Department Operations Order 4.48:Immigration Procedures?

Attachment 1 - Detailed Complaint
Attachment 2 - ARS 11-1051
Attachment 3 - Phoenix Police Operations Order 4.48 - Immigration Procedures

Sen. John Kavanagh

Resolved SB1487 Investigations:

Request No.  Question Presented Requesting Legislator(s)

Whether the City of Somerton's Ordinance requiring of a church a Conditional Use Permit to operate in a commercial zone is in conflict with Arizona law? Withdrawn

AG Letter to City of Somerton - August 10, 2017
City of Somerton Letter to AG - August 17, 2017

City of Somerton Letter to AG - August 28, 2017

Rep. Don Shooter


Whether the City of Tucson is destroying confiscated and/or forfeited firearms in violation of Arizona law?

Attachment 1
Attachment 2
AZAG signed report RE: Request No. 16-002
Special Action to Repeal Tucson Gun Ordinance

Rep. Mark Finchem


Has the Town of Snowflake violated provisions of state law with respect to the Approval of Facilities Agreement with, and special use permit to, Copperstate Farms LLC by the Snowflake Town Council on June 28, 2016?

AZAG signed report RE: request No. 16-001

Rep. Paul Boyer