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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Date:  Thursday, December 15, 2016

Time:  9:00 a.m.

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

AGENDA

PUBLIC SESSION

1.  CALL TO ORDER – 9:00 a.m. 

2.  MINUTES

Review and approve the public session, the executive session and the executive session- adjudicatory matters minutes of the Commission meeting of November 17, 2016 – Vote Requested

3.  ACTING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT

4.  PUBLIC EDUCATION DIVISION MATTERS

Memorandum is enclosed on the division’s activities for November 2016.

5.  LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS

a.  Proposed Revisions to Commission Personnel Manual (Legal Tabs A and B) – Vote Requested

b.  Update on New SFI Electronic Filing Application

c.  Legal Division metrics for November 2016

d.  Adjudicatory Matters - hearing and pre-hearing conference schedule (Legal Tab C)

e.  Litigation Matters

6.  ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MATTERS

Investigations Unit Metrics (Enforcement Tab 1)

7.  UPDATE ON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR HIRING PROCESS

EXECUTIVE SESSION

8.  ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MATTERS

a.  Investigations Unit Memo (Enforcement Tab 2)

b.  List of open Preliminary Inquiries (Enforcement Tab 3)

c.  Report of Complaints on Hold (Enforcement Tab 4)

d.  Preliminary Inquiry Report and 3(D) Submission (Enforcement Tab 5)

e.  Preliminary Inquiry Recommendation and Summons Authorization (Enforcement Tab 6)

f.  Preliminary Inquiry Recommendation and Summons Authorization (Enforcement Tab 7)

9.  LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS 

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

10.  ADJUDICATORY MATTERS 

Adjudicatory proceedings status report (Legal Tab E)

11.  ADJOURN 

Date/Time Posted:  Friday, December 9, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.