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Decision In the Matter of Joseph P. Lally, Jr.

Date: 11/29/2011
Organization: State Ethics Commission
Docket Number: 10-0008
  • Appearance for Petitioner: Stephen P. Fauteux, Esq.
  • Respondent: Joseph P. Lally, Jr.
  • Commissioners: Charles B. Swartwood, III, Patrick J. King, Paula Finley Mangum and Martin F. Murphy
  • Presiding Officer: Commissioner Charles B. Swartwood, III

Allowance of Joint Motion to Dismiss the Proceeding and Order of Dismissal

On November 10, 2011, the parties filed a Joint Motion to Dismiss the Proceeding  requesting that the Commission dismiss this adjudicatory proceeding concerning Respondent’s alleged violation of G. L. c. 268A, §§ 2(a) and 3(a) by offering jobs and/or career assistance to two state employees with the intent to influence their performance of official acts or acts within their official responsibility.  Presiding Officer Swartwood referred the Joint Motion to Dismiss the Proceeding to the full Commission for deliberations and decision on November 18, 2011, pursuant to 930 CMR 1.01(6)(a) and (c).

In support of the Joint Motion to Dismiss the Proceeding, the parties state that dismissal of this matter would be in the interest of justice and in the best interests of the parties and the Commission.  Having reviewed the motion and the reasons therein stated for why dismissal of this proceeding is warranted, we find that sufficient basis has been established to allow the Joint Motion to Dismiss the Proceeding.

WHEREFORE, the Commission hereby ALLOWS the Joint Motion to Dismiss the Proceeding.  Commission Adjudicatory Docket No. 10-0008, In the Matter of Joseph P. Lally, Jr., is DISMISSED.

 

DATE AUTHORIZED:  November 18, 2011

DATE ISSUED:  November 29, 2011

 

SIGNED:

 

  //signed//                                         
Charles B. Swartwood, III, Chairman     

 

  //signed//                                        
Patrick J. King

 

  //signed//                                        

Paula Finley Mangum

 

  //signed//                                          

Martin F. Murphy

 

BY FIRST CLASS MAIL

To:  Joseph P. Lally, Jr.                                            

  

BY HAND

Stephen P. Fauteux, Esq.
Enforcement Division Chief                        
State Ethics Commission
One Ashburton Place, Room 619
Boston, MA  02108

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