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March 23, 2016 Commission Meeting Notice

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, March 23, 2016

Time:  9:00 a.m.

Place:  One Ashburton Place, Room 619, 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 February 17, 2016, and the executive session minutes of the special meeting of February 12, 2016 – Vote Requested

3.  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT

4.  PUBLIC EDUCATION DIVISION MATTERS

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

5.  LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS

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

(b)  Division metrics for February 2016

(c)  Special projects

(d) Adjudicatory matters – hearing and pre-hearing conference schedule (Legal Tab A)

(e) Litigation update

6.  ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MATTERS

Investigations Unit metrics (Enforcement Tab 1)

EXECUTIVE SESSION

7.  ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MATTERS

(a) Investigations Unit report and Status Memo (Enforcement Tabs 2 and 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:  2 Preliminary Inquiry Reports (Enforcement Tabs 6 and 7), and 1 Facts Sufficient Letter (Enforcement Tab 8)

8.  LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS

(a)  Memorandum concerning issues related to advice request (Legal Tab B)

(b)  Litigation matter – relates to a confidential investigation

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

(d)  Adjudicatory proceedings status report (Legal Tab D)

(e)  Litigation strategy

ADJOURN 

Date/Time Posted:  March 18, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.