Pending Advisory Opinion Requests & Draft Responses
PENDING ADVISORY OPINION REQUEST: 2013-02 Whether an incumbent public official, who is undecided about seeking re-election in his or her election year, and who has taken no steps to either seek nomination for election or re-election, is required to file the March 31 Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report.
PENDING ADIVISORY OPINION REQUEST: 2013-01 Whether a consultant who assists a local government in the preparation of a proposal for a grant from the state government, advocates for the award of the grant, and accepts a small percentage of the grant award as compensation is in violation of the prohibition on contingent fees for lobbying under O.C.G.A. § 21-5-76(a), where there is no intergovernmental agreement or other “contract” between the local government and any state agency.
Public Comments are Welcome
Any interested persons may comment on pending requests for an Advisory Opinion. Public comments are accepted via mail, hand delivery, email, facsimile or by using the Online Comment Form. Comments submitted may be made available for public viewing after approval by the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission.
Choose ONE method below for commenting on Pending Advisory Opinion Requests:1.Complete the Online Comment Form.
2.Mail or hand deliver comments to the following address:
Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission c/o Lisa Dentler
200 Piedmont Avenue
West Tower Suite 1402
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
3.Fax comments to: 404-463-1988