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, March 19, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Place: One Ashburton Place, Room 619, Boston, MA 02108
1. CALL TO ORDER - 9:00 a.m.
Review and approve the public and executive session minutes of the meeting of February 19, 2015 – Vote Requested
3. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT
4. PUBLIC EDUCATION DIVISION MATTERS
Memorandum is enclosed on the division’s activities for February 2015.
5. REPORT OF LEGAL COMMITTEE CHAIR
6. LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS
(a) Delegation of authority to Chair or Vice-Chair to make determinations in response to conflict of interest disclosures – Vote Requested (Legal Tab A)
(b) SFI status report
(c) Division metrics for February 2015
(d) Special projects
(e) Adjudicatory matters - hearing and pre-hearing conference schedule (Legal Tab B)
(f) Litigation status update
7. ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MATTERS
Investigations Unit metrics
8. 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.
9. LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS
Summaries of selected informal opinions/advice are enclosed (Legal Tab C)
10. ADJUDICATORY MATTERS
Adjudicatory proceedings status report (Legal Tab D)
Notice Posted: March 13, 2015