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
www.mass.gov/ethics

 

Date:  Wednesday, February 17, 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 and executive session minutes of the meeting of January 21, 2016 – Vote Requested

3.  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT

4.  PUBLIC EDUCATION DIVISION MATTERS

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

5.  LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS

(a) Status report on new SFI Filing and Management Application

(b) Division metrics for January 2016

(c) Special projects

(d) Adjudicatory matters – assign hearing officer for In re Hansen

(e) Litigation update

6.  ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MATTERS

(a) Revised Enforcement Procedures – Vote Requested (Enforcement Tab 1)

(b) Investigations Unit metrics (Enforcement Tab 2)
 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

7.  ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MATTERS

(a) Investigations Unit report (Enforcement Tab 3)

(b) List of open Preliminary Inquiries (Enforcement Tab 4)

(c) Report of Cases and Complaints on Hold (Enforcement Tab 5)

(d) The following are enclosed for review and/or action:  two Preliminary Inquiry recommendations and summons authorization requests, and two Preliminary Inquiry Reports (begins at Enforcement Tab 6)

8. LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS

(a) Litigation matter – relates to a confidential investigation

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

(c) Litigation strategy

9.  OTHER MATTER

10.  ADJOURN

Date/Time Posted:  February 11, 2016 at 2:50 p.m.