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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