An advisory opinion is a written, binding interpretation of the ethics code issued by the Select Committee on Legislative Ethics based on the facts presented in the request for the opinion. An advisory opinion is about the conduct of the person requesting the opinion. In the case of the omission of material facts that would have affected the outcome of the opinion, the opinion would not be considered "binding."

The discussion and/or findings of some advisory opinions may not be applicable due to changes in statutory language since the opinion was issued.

Please contact the Ethics Office at 269-0150 for further clarification.


These transcripts are not the official record of Advisory Opinions. The Ethics office makes no warranty as to the accuracy of these transcripts. They are intended as informational guides only. Please refer to the official printed version of Advisory Opinions on file in the Ethics office.

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