STATE ETHICS COMMISSION
John W. McCormack Office Building – One Ashburton Place – Room 619
Boston, Massachusetts 02108-1501
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Date:   Thursday, February 19, 2015

Time:  9:00 a.m.

Place:  One Ashburton Place, 6th floor, Boston, MA 02108

AGENDA

PUBLIC SESSION

1.  CALL TO ORDER - 9:00 am 

2.  MINUTES

Review and approve the public and executive session minutes of the meeting of December 18, 2014 – Vote Requested

3.  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT     

4.  PUBLIC EDUCATION DIVISION MATTERS

Memorandum is enclosed on the division’s activities for December 2014 and January 2015.

5.  LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS

(a) SFI status report

(b) New Policy Prohibiting Weapons in the Commission’s Offices (Legal Tab A)

(c) Compilation of statutes relevant to advice we give (Legal Tab B)

(d) Division metrics for December 2014 and January 2015

(e) Special projects

(f) Adjudicatory matters - hearing and pre-hearing conference schedule (Legal Tab C)

(g) Litigation status update

6.  ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MATTERS

(a) Investigations Unit metrics

(b) Attorney metrics

EXECUTIVE SESSION

7.  ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MATTERS

(a) Investigations Unit report

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

8.  LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS

Summaries of selected informal opinions/advice are enclosed (Legal Tab D)

9.  ADJUDICATORY MATTERS

Adjudicatory proceedings status report (Legal Tab E)          

10.  ADJOURN          

Notice Posted:  February 13, 2015