May 2, 2017

State of Alabama
Press Release: Alabama Ethics Comission

April 26, 2017 Advisory Opinions

Advisory Opinion - 2017-02 - Use Of Excess Campaign Funds/Elected Official Contributing Excess Campaign Funds To 501(c)(3) Organization

Advisory Opinion 2017-03 - Revolving Door/Retired State Employees Returning To State Service

Advisory Opinion 2017-04 - Use of Excess Campaign Funds/An elected official may donate excess campaign funds to a 501(c)(3) charitable organization on whose Board of Directors they serve, when the position is non-compensated and neither the public official, nor their family members, nor any other business with which they are associated, receives any personal gain from either the donation or the 501(c)(3)

Advisory Opinion 2017-05 - Fair Campaign Practices Act (FCP A)/The Fair Campaign Practices Act defines the terms "candidate," "public official" and "principal campaign committee" separately. They, therefore, each carry a particular definition and application and are not to be used interchangeably


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