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§ 5-301. Request for advisory opinion

West's Annotated Code of MarylandGeneral ProvisionsEffective: October 1, 2021

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Maryland Public Ethics Law (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Advisory Opinions (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2021
MD Code, General Provisions, § 5-301
Formerly cited as MD CODE, SG, § 15-301
§ 5-301. Request for advisory opinion
Issuance of advisory opinion
(a)(1) Subject to subsection (b) of this section, on written request of an entity subject to this title, the appropriate advisory body shall issue an advisory opinion regarding the application of this title.
(2) On written request of any other entity, the appropriate advisory body may issue an advisory opinion.
Issuance of informal advice
(b)(1) The appropriate advisory body may issue informal advice instead of an advisory opinion.
(2) Except as provided in § 5-502(f) of this title, information related to informal advice provided under this subsection shall remain confidential and is not subject to the requirements of § 5-303 of this subtitle.


Added by Acts 2014, c. 94, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2014. Amended by Acts 2015, c. 160, § 1, eff. July 1, 2015; Acts 2021, c. 425, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2021.
MD Code, General Provisions, § 5-301, MD GEN PROVIS § 5-301
Current with legislation effective through July 1, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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