State Ethics Commission

The State Ethics Commission is an independent state agency that administers and enforces the provisions of the conflict of interest law and financial disclosure law.

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1 Ashburton Place, 6th floor, Room 619, Boston, MA 02108


Open M-F 9am-5pm


Legal Division (617) 723-5851
Enforcement Division (617) 723-4086

Who we serve

The State Ethics Commission serves the public by fostering integrity in government. The independent agency provides free advice to all public employees on the conflict of interest law, and civilly enforces this law. You can contact the Ethics Commission to obtain legal advice, file a complaint, obtain a statement of financial interest or conflict of interest law disclosure form, or complete statutory conflict of interest law requirements.

CY 2018 SFI Filing Season Now Open

The Commission’s Statements of Financial Interests (SFI) electronic filing system is now open for filing of SFIs for calendar year (CY) 2018.  An email with a User ID and a password, as well as a link to the Filer Module, was sent to each filer (appointed public employees and elected public officials) with an email address in the system. Read more here.

Annual Conflict of Interest Law Education Requirements

The State Ethics Commission reminds all public agencies and public employees that the annual conflict of interest law education requirements compliance period runs through April 5, 2019.  All public agencies are required to distribute the summary of the conflict of interest law to all employees and collect the acknowledgments from all employees.  In addition, all public employees must complete the conflict of interest law online training program and provide a completion certificate to their public employer.

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Upcoming Events from State Ethics Commission

  • April 18 2019 Commission Meeting Notice 

    1 Ashburton Place, 6th floor, Room 619, Boston, MA 02108
    Thursday, April 18, 2019
    9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Meeting notice and agenda for the April 18, 2019 State Ethics Commission meeting

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