Quarles, 010480 MSAGO, 19800104
|Case Date:||January 04, 1980|
I would like to request your formal opinion on a matter concerning me and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. I would like to ensure that my actions in the Bureau are entirely appropriate and abide within the laws of the State of Mississippi. The problem is essentially this: both Governors Finch and Winter would like for me to remain as Director of the Bureau until Inaguration Day in January. By the same token, the University of Mississippi will need my teaching and counseling services in early January. Obviously, I will not 'mix or double dip' salaries. I am wondering if it will be lawful and acceptable for me to remain on salary at the Bureau through January 31, 1980, and handle the administrative affairs of the Bureau on Firday, Saturday and Sunday while, in turn, teaching and counseling at the University on Monday through Thursday. I would count the days while teaching at the University as vacation days insofar as Bureau salary is concerned. On the days when I am at the University, the Chief of Enforcement will serve as Acting Director for the Bureau. The only negative problem that I see in this situation is that if I should receive injury while working for the University (i.e. a Workman's Compensation claim). Also, I have a question in regard to my using State equipment. Certainly I would not use State equipment to travel to and from the University or for my...
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