The provisions of § 2-706 do not prohibit an elected official or his or her staff from mailing, as official mail, any of the following:
- The whole or part of any record, speech, debate, or report of the Council or any committee thereof;
- The tabulation of an official's vote or explanation thereof;
- Matter which expresses condolences to a person who has suffered a loss or congratulations to a person who has achieved some personal or public distinction; provided, that mass mailings of a congratulatory nature which are substantially the same except for individualized addresses are not authorized;
- Information concerning the official's schedule of meeting constituents;
- Information concerning the meeting schedule and agenda for committees and subcommittees upon which the official serves;
- Information concerning financial disclosure information, whether or not required by law;
- Matter which consists of federal, state, or local laws, regulations or publications paid for by public funds;
- Questionnaires which relate to matters respecting public policy or administration; and
- Matter which contains pictures of the member or biographical or autobiographical data whenever such matter is mailed in response to a specific request therefor.
Historical and Statutory
1981 Ed., § 1-1707.
1973 Ed., § 1-1707.
Legislative History of Laws
For legislative history of D.C. Law 1-118, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 2-701.
DC CODE § 2-707
Current through December 11, 2012
(Apr. 7, 1977, D.C. Law 1-118, § 8, 23 DCR 8746.)