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Advisory Opinions - Indexed by Year

This Index contains Advisory Opinions from 1978 to the present.

Any person subject to the Code of Ethics for Public Officials or the Code of Ethics for Lobbyists has the right to request an advisory opinion. Until amended or revoked, these opinions are binding and, if relied upon in good faith by the requestor, constitute an absolute defense to a criminal allegation of a Code violation.

Advisory Opinions by number
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
2014-1 2015-1 2016-1 2017-1 2018-1 2019-1 2020-1
2014-2 2015-2 2016-2 2017-2 2018-2 2019-2
2014-3 2015-3 2016-3 2018-3
2014-4 2015-4 2018-4
2014-5 2015-5
2014-6 2015-6
2014-7 2015-7
Advisory Opinions by number
2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
2013-1 2012-1 2011-1 2010-1 2009-1 2008-1 2007-1
2013-2 2012-2 2011-2 2010-2 2009-2 2008-2 2007-2
2013-3 2012-3 2011-3 2010-3 2009-3 2008-3 2007-3
2013-4 2012-4 2011-4 2010-4 2009-4 2008-4 2007-4
2012-5 2011-5 2010-5 2009-5 2008-5 2007-5
2012-6 2010-6 2009-6 2008-6 2007-6
2012-7 2010-7 2009-7 2008-7 2007-7
2012-8 2010-8 2009-8 2008-8 2007-8
2012-9 2009-9 2008-9 2007-9
2012-10 2009-10 2007-10
2009-11 2007-11
2009-12 2007-12
2007-13
2007-14
2007-15
2007-16
Advisory Opinions by number
2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
2006-1 2005-1 2004-1 2003-1 2002-1 2001-1
2006-2 2005-2 2004-2 2003-2 2002-2 2001-2
2006-3 2005-3 2004-3 2003-3 2002-3 2001-3
2006-4 2005-4 2004-4 2003-4 2002-4 2001-4
2006-5 2004-5 2003-5 2002-5 2001-5
2006-6 2004-6 2003-6 2002-6 2001-6
2006-7 2004-7 2003-7 2002-7 2001-7
2006-8 2004-8 2003-8 2002-8 2001-8
2004-9 2003-9 2002-9 2001-9
2004-10 2003-10 2002-10 2001-10
2004-11 2003-11 2002-11 2001-11
2004-12 2003-12 2002-12 2001-12
2004-13 2003-13 2002-13 2001-13
2004-14 2003-14 2002-14 2001-14
2004-15 2003-15 2002-15 2001-15
2004-16 2003-16 2002-16 2001-16
2003-17 2002-17 2001-17
2003-18 2002-18 2001-18
2003-19 2002-19 2001-19
2003-20 2002-20 2001-20
2003-21 2002-21 2001-21
2002-22 2001-22
2002-23 2001-23
2002-24 2001-24
2002-25 2001-25
2002-26 2001-26
2001-27
2001-28
2001-29
2001-30
2001-31
Advisory Opinions by number
2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
2000-1 1999-1 1998-1 1997-1 1996-1
2000-2 1999-2 1998-2 1997-2 1996-2
2000-3 1999-3 1998-3 1997-3 1996-3
2000-4 1999-4 1998-4 1997-4 1996-4
2000-5 1999-5 1998-5 1997-5 1996-5
2000-6 1999-6 1998-6 1997-6 1996-6
2000-7 1999-7 1998-7 1997-7 1996-7
2000-8 1999-8 1998-8 1997-8 1996-8
2000-9 1999-9 1998-9 1997-9 1996-9
2000-10 1999-10 1998-10 1997-10> 1996-10
2000-11 1999-11 1998-11 1997-11 1996-11
2000-12 1999-12 1998-12 1997-12 1996-12
2000-13 1999-13 1998-13 1997-13 1996-13
2000-14 1999-14 1998-14 1997-14 1996-14
2000-15 1999-15 1998-15 1997-15 1996-15
2000-16 1999-16 1998-16 1997-16 1996-16
2000-17 1999-17 1998-17 1997-17 1996-17
2000-18 1999-18 1998-18 1997-18 1996-18
2000-19 1999-19 1998-19 1997-19 1996-19
2000-20 1999-20 1998-20 1997-20 1996-20
2000-21 1999-21 1998-21 1997-21 1996-21
1999-22 1998-22 1997-22 1996-22
1999-23 1998-23 1997-23 1996-23
1999-24 1998-24 1997-24 1996-24
1999-25 1998-25 1997-25
1999-26 1998-26 1997-26
1999-27 1998-27 1997-27
1999-28 1998-28 1997-28
1999-29 1998-29
1999-30 1998-30
1999-31 1998-31
1999-32 1998-32
1998-33
Advisory Opinions by number
1995 1994 1993
1995-1 1994-1 1993-1
1995-2 1994-2 1993-2
1995-3 1994-3 1993-3
1995-4 1994-4 1993-4
1995-5 1994-5 1993-5
1995-6 1994-6 1993-6
1995-7 1994-7 1993-7
1995-8 1994-8 1993-8
1995-9 1994-9 1993-9
1995-10 1994-10 1993-10
1995-11 1994-11 1993-11
1995-12 1994-12 1993-12
1995-13 1994-13 1993-13
1995-14 1994-14 1993-14
1995-15 1994-15 1993-15
1995-16 1994-16 1993-16
1995-17 1994-17 1993-17
1995-18 1994-18 1993-18
1995-19 1994-19 1993-19
1995-20 1994-20 1993-20
1994-21 1993-21
1994-22 1993-22
1993-23

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