Commission Advisory Opinions

A Formal Advisory Opinion issued by the members of the Alabama Ethics Commission answers a question based on the information and facts presented by an individual or group and protects the requestor(s) and any other person/group who reasonably relying, in good faith, on the issued opinion in a materially like circumstance from liability to the state, a county, or a municipal entity.

Advisory Opinions are available for viewing and begin with rulings from October 1, 1995 (first Advisory Opinion is 95-67) and continues to current date. You may search by the actual Advisory number (i.e. 2016-05, 2002-07, etc.; for the years 1995-1999 use only the last two digits of the year Example – 99-02, 97-15), or a relevant word, name or phrase.

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    June 7, 2017 Advisory Opinions
    Jun 9, 2017  -  The following Advisory Opinions were issued by the Alabama Ethics Commission on June 7, 2017.

    April 26, 2017 Advisory Opinions
    May 2, 2017  -  The following Advisory Opinions were issued by the Alabama Ethics Commission on April 26, 2017.

    Special Meeting for Considering Advisory Opinions
    Apr 17, 2017  -  The Alabama Ethics Commission has scheduled a Special Meeting for Wednesday, April 26 at 9:00 a.m. for the sole purpose of considering Advisory Opinions we were unable to consider at our regularly-scheduled April meeting.