ELECTIONS AND ETHICS - ADVISORY OPINIONS OF THE BOARD - PUBLICATION OF REQUESTS FOR ADVISORY OPINIONS


Published: 1981-05-15

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302 PUBLICATION OF REQUESTS FOR ADVISORY OPINIONS

302.1 The Board shall publish a "Notice of Receipt and Intent to Issue an Advisory Opinion" in the D.C. Register within twenty (20) calendar days of the receipt of the request for an advisory opinion.

302.2 The notice shall contain an abbreviated and impartial statement which states the specific activity or transaction which is the subject of the request for the advisory opinion.

302.3 The notice shall not disclose the identity of the person requesting the advisory opinion.

302.4 Except as provided in ยง 302.5, members of the public shall be invited to submit comments in writing to the Board on each request for a period of fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of publication of the notice in the D.C. Register.

302.5 The Board may waive the advance notice and public comment provisions of this section if it finds that the need for an expedited advisory opinion constitutes an emergency affecting the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety, welfare, or morals.

SOURCE: Final Rulemaking published at 28 DCR 2153 (May 15, 1981).