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
Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Place: One Ashburton Place, Room 619, Boston, MA 02108
1. CALL TO ORDER
Review and approve the public and executive session minutes of the meeting of September 19, 2013 – Vote Requested
3. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT
4. PUBLIC EDUCATION DIVISION MATTERS
Memorandum is enclosed describing Public Education Division activities for the month of September 2013.
5. LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS
(a) Petition for a Regulatory Exemption
(b) Updated Advisory on Rule of Necessity -- Vote requested
(c) Division metrics for September 2013
(d) Division special projects
(e) Adjudicatory matters – schedule and status
(f) Litigation matter: In Re Piatelli- Application for Further Appellate Review denied
6. ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MATTERS
(a) Investigations Unit – Metrics Report
(b) Attorney Metrics
7. ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MATTERS
(a) Investigations Unit Report
(b) Enclosed for review and/or action are: Preliminary Inquiry recommendations and reports; summons authorization requests; Disposition Agreements;
Public Education Letters and Private Education Letters.
8. LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS
Summaries of selected informal opinions are enclosed.
9. ADJUDICATORY MATTERS
Adjudicatory proceedings status report.
10. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S PERFORMANCE REVIEW
11. Preparation of Executive Director’s performance evaluation (based on public session discussion).
Notice Posted: October 11, 2013