Commonwealth of Massachusetts
STATE ETHICS COMMISSION
John W. McCormack Office Building 
One Ashburton Place 
Room 619
Boston, Massachusetts 02108-1501

PHONE: 617-371-9500 or 888-485-4766  FAX: 617-723-5851

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MEETING NOTICE

 

 

Date: Friday, January 18, 2013

Time:  9:00 a.m.

Place: One Ashburton Place, Room 619, Boston, MA  02108

 

 

AGENDA

 

PUBLIC SESSION

 

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

2.  MINUTES

Review and approve the public and executive session minutes of the meeting of December 20, 2012 – Vote Requested

 

3.  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT

 

4.  PUBLIC EDUCATION DIVISION MATTERS

Memorandum is enclosed describing Public Education Division activities for the month of December.

 

5.  LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS

(a) Draft Advisory on Making and Receiving Recommendations for Employment (memorandum enclosed – Legal Tab A) – Vote requested

(b) Use of Email for Service of Formal Notices of Lateness (memorandum enclosed – Legal Tab B)

(c) Division metrics

(d) Special Projects

(e) Adjudicatory matters – schedule (Legal Tab C)

(f) Litigation status update

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

6.  LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS

(a) Case-specific Formal Notices of Lateness (memorandum enclosed – Legal Tab D)

(b) Summaries of selected informal opinions (Legal Tab E)

 

7.  ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MATTERS

Enclosed for review and/or action are:  Cases deferred; Preliminary Inquiry recommendations and reports; summons authorization requests; Disposition Agreements; Closing Memoranda; and private compliance letters.

 

8.  ADJUDICATORY MATTERS

Adjudicatory proceedings status report (Legal Tab F)

 

9.  ADJOURN

 

Notice Posted January 11, 2013