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Advisory Opinions and Declaratory Rulings

Listed below are the advisory opinions and declaratory rulings issued by the Commission (please note that for numbers 1 through 88, such matters are identified as Advisory Opinions and from number 89 forward, such matters are identified as Declaratory Rulings. For your information, any gap in sequence reflects a matter that was withdrawn by the petitioner or a matter on which the Commission ultimately decided not to issue a ruling.

Please Note: The advisory opinions and declaratory rulings published here are for the convenience of the public. While every effort is made to assure accuracy, the public is advised that only the original advisory opinions and declaratory rulings are official. In this regard, please note that the format of advisory opinions and declaratory rulings at this Website may not correspond exactly to the format in the official version of those opinions. To choose a document, click on your selection below.

 

Advisory Opinions and Declaratory Rulings

Advisory Opinion #1 Advisory Opinion #32 Advisory Opinion #65 
Advisory Opinion #2 Advisory Opinion #33 Advisory Opinion #66
Advisory Opinion #3 Advisory Opinion #34 Advisory Opinion #69
Advisory Opinion #4 Advisory Opinion #35 Advisory Opinion #70
Advisory Opinion #5 Advisory Opinion #36 Advisory Opinion #71
Advisory Opinion #6 Advisory Opinion #37 Advisory Opinion #72
Advisory Opinion #7 Advisory Opinion #38 Advisory Opinion #73
Advisory Opinion #8 Advisory Opinion #39 Advisory Opinion #74
Advisory Opinion #9 Advisory Opinion #40 Advisory Opinion #75
Advisory Opinion #10 Advisory Opinion #41 Advisory Opinion #76
Advisory Opinion #11 Advisory Opinion #42 Advisory Opinion #77
Advisory Opinion #12 Advisory Opinion #43 Advisory Opinion #79
Advisory Opinion #13 Advisory Opinion #44 Advisory Opinion #81
Advisory Opinion #14 Advisory Opinion #45 Advisory Opinion #82
Advisory Opinion #15 Advisory Opinion #83
Advisory Opinion #16 Advisory Opinion #85
Advisory Opinion #48 Advisory Opinion #87
Advisory Opinion #49 Advisory Opinion #88
Advisory Opinion #19 Advisory Opinion #50
Advisory Opinion #51
Advisory Opinion #22 Advisory Opinion #53
Advisory Opinion #23 Advisory Opinion #55
Advisory Opinion #24 Advisory Opinion #56
Advisory Opinion #25 Advisory Opinion #57
Advisory Opinion #26 Advisory Opinion #58
Advisory Opinion #27 Advisory Opinion #59
Advisory Opinion #60 Declaratory Ruling #89
Advisory Opinion #29 Advisory Opinion #61 Declaratory Ruling #90
Advisory Opinion #30 Advisory Opinion #62 Declaratory Ruling #91
Advisory Opinion #31 Advisory Opinion #63 Declaratory Ruling #92