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: Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Time: 9:00 a.m.

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

AGENDA

PUBLIC SESSION

CALL TO ORDER – 9:00 am 

MINUTES

Review and approve the public and executive session minutes of the meetings of June 22, June 28, and July 7, 2016. – Vote Requested

ACTING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT

CFO’S REPORT

PUBLIC EDUCATION DIVISION MATTERS

Memorandum is enclosed on the division’s activities for June 2016; also enclosed is a memorandum on the Division’s FY16 activities.

LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS

a.  New SFI Electronic Filing Application
b.  Division metrics for June 2016
c.  Special projects
d.  Adjudicatory matters - hearing and pre-hearing conference schedule (Legal Tab A)
e.  Litigation update

ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MATTERS

a.  Investigations Unit Metrics (Enforcement Tab 1)
b.  Attorney Metrics (Enforcement Tab 2)

UPDATE ON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR HIRING PROCESS

EXECUTIVE SESSION

ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MATTERS

a.  Investigations Unit Memo (Enforcement Tab 3)
b.  List of open Preliminary Inquiries (Enforcement Tab 4)
c.  Report of Complaints on Hold (Enforcement Tab 5)
d.  The following are enclosed for review and/or action:  Preliminary Inquiry Report and 3(D) Submission; Preliminary Inquiry Recommendation and Summons Authorization Request (Enforcement Tabs 6, 7)

LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS 

a.  Litigation Matter – Relates to a confidential investigation.
b.  Summaries of selected informal opinions/advice are enclosed (Legal Tab B)

ADJUDICATORY MATTERS 

Adjudicatory proceedings status report (Legal Tab C)

OTHER MATTER

Follow up on matters discussed at July 7, 2016 special Commission meeting

ADJOURN 

Date/Time Posted:  Friday, July 15, 2016 at 2:20 p.m.