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Request an Interpretative Opinion

Any person subject to the DC Campaign Finance Reform and Conflict of Interest Act (The Act), as amended, may request a written Interpretative Opinion concerning the application of The Act and its implementing regulations.

Address the opinion request to the Director, in writing, with all of the following information:

  • The full name and address of the requestor
  • A detailed account of the activity or transaction and/or a concise statement of the issue concerning the Act
  • Any related documentation

The Director shall respond, in writing, to each request within thirty (30) days of receipt.

If the requestor disagrees with the Interpretative Opinion issued by the Director, an Advisory Opinion may be requested from:

The Board of Elections and Ethics
General Counsel
441 4th Street, NW, Suite 250 North
Washington, DC 20001