Code of the District of Columbia

§ 2–702. Permitted categories of official mail.

Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a government employee may not mail, as official mail, any matter, article, material, or document for any reasons other than the following:

(1) A request for the matter, article, material, or document has been previously received by the agency;

(2) The mailing of the document is required by law;

(3) The material or matter requests information pertinent to the conduct of the official business of the agency;

(4) The material contains information relating to the activities of the agency or to the availability of agency publications or other documents;

(5) The enclosures are forms, blanks, cards, or other documents necessary or beneficial to the administration of the agency;

(6) The materials are copies of federal, state or local laws, rules, regulations, orders, instructions, or interpretations thereto; or

(7) The materials are being mailed to federal, state, or other public authorities.


(Apr. 7, 1977, D.C. Law 1-118, § 3, 23 DCR 8746.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-1702.

1973 Ed., § 1-1702.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 2-704.