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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State Ethics Commission issues reminder on the conflict of interest law education requirements for contracted vendors, attorneys, and consultants

The Commission reminds all state and county agencies and municipalities that, in certain circumstances, contracted vendors, attorneys, and consultants may become public employees for conflict of interest law purposes and would be required to complete the conflict of interest law education requirements and provide their compliance records to whomever awarded them the contract.
Read Commission Advisory 06-01
Read the Education and Training Guidelines

State Ethics Commission issues reminder on the use of public resources for political purposes

The Commission reminds state, county, and municipal employees that the conflict of interest law generally prohibits the use of public resources in connection with political campaigns or other private political activity.
Read the announcement

Registrations are being accepted for the December 1st in-house conflict of interest law educational seminars

The Commission offers bi-monthly educational seminars on the conflict of interest law via Zoom. Please register to attend a seminar using the link below. You can contact David Giannotti at David.Giannotti@mass.gov to schedule a seminar for your agency or municipality or to inquire about seminars.
September 22, 2022 seminar- Full, no further registrations
Register for the December 1, 2022 seminar

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Address

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

Phone

Open M-F 9am-5pm

Fax

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

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