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:
(1) The whole or part of any record, speech, debate, or report of the Council or any
(2) The tabulation of an official's vote or explanation thereof;
(3) 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;
(4) Information concerning the official's schedule of meeting constituents;
(5) Information concerning the meeting schedule and agenda for committees and subcommittees
upon which the official serves;
(6) Information concerning financial disclosure information, whether or not required
(7) Matter which consists of federal, state, or local laws, regulations or publications
paid for by public funds;
(8) Questionnaires which relate to matters respecting public policy or administration;
(9) Matter which contains pictures of the member or biographical or autobiographical
data whenever such matter is mailed in response to a specific request therefor.
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