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State Ethics Commission Regulations: 930 CMR 1.00 - 7.00

Ethics Commission Regulations

This unofficial version of Commission regulations, 930 CMR, revised January 2014, was prepared by staff of the State Ethics Commission and is posted here for the convenience of the public.  It is not an official statement of the regulations.
 

Table of Contents

Section

Regulation


930 CMR 1.00:


RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

1.01:

Formal Rules

1.02:

Miscellaneous Provisions Applicable to All Adjudicatory Proceedings

1.03:

Advisory Opinions to Municipal Employees


930 CMR 2.00:


DESIGNATIONS OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

2.01:

Scope and Purpose

2.02:

Definitions

2.03:

Submission of Annual Designation Lists

2.04:

Amendment of Lists

2.05:

Identification of New Public Employees

2.06:

Designations by the Executive Director and Appeals Therefrom


930 CMR 3.00:


CONFIDENTIALITY

3.01:

Confidentiality of Commission Proceedings

3.02:

Disclosures Containing Confidential Information


930 CMR 4.00:


STATEMENTS OF FINANCIAL INTERESTS: INSPECTIONS

4.01:

Public Inspection Request and Notification Procedures


930 CMR 5.00


EXEMPTIONS FROM M.G.L. C. 268A AND M.G.L. C. 268B RELATED TO GIFTS

5.01:

Statutory Prohibitions Concerning Gifts to Public Employees

5.02:

No Exemption for Bribery, Corrupt Gifts, or Gifts Given with fraudulent Intent

5.03:

Statutory Authority to Promulgate Exemptions; Effect of Compliance with Regulation; No Inferences to be Drawn as to Conduct Not Specifically Exempted

5.04:

Definitions; Disclosure Procedure

5.05:

Substantial Value; How Determined

5.06:

No Violation and No Exemption Needed: Gifts Unrelated to Official Action, Position, or Performance of Duties

5.07:

Gifts Worth Less Than $50 Are Not Prohibited But a Disclosure May be Required

5.08:

Gifts Worth $50 or More and Related to Official Action or Position: Exemptions

5.09:

Gifts from Lobbyists Not Related to Official Action or Position

5.10:

Political Campaign Contributions: Exemption from Disclosure

5.11:

Glossary of Defined Terms Used in Gift Exemption Regulations

5.12:

Alphabetical Index to Exemptions Related to Gifts to Public Employees


930 CMR 6.00:


EXEMPTIONS UNRELATED TO GIFTS

6.01:

Statutory Authority to Promulgate Exemptions

6.02:

Exemptions to Encourage Volunteer Public Service, and to Promote Education, Training and Professional Development

6.03:

Exemption to Permit Public Employees Who Are Parents to Advocate for Their Children

6.04:

Exemption for the National Guard and Volunteer Medical or Rescue Organizations in Exigent Circumstances

6.05:

Exemption for Certain Payments by the Department of Children and Families

6.06:

Exemption to Permit State Employees to Provide Services to the Massachusetts Committee for Public Counsel Services

6.07:

Exemption to Permit State Employees to Provide Personal Services to State Agency

6.08:

Exemption for Board Members Appointed by Public Agency

6.09:

Exemption for School Committee Members and Charter School Trustees

6.10:

Exemption to Permit the Conveyance of Fee Interests, Restrictions, and Easements by Public Employees

6.11:

Exemption to Allow Public Employees to Hold Additional Jobs on Premises Occupied Pursuant to Contract or Agreement With Public Agencies

6.12:

Exemption to Permit Public Employees to Participate in Mitigation, Disaster Relief, and Renewable Energy Programs

6.13:

Exemptions to Permit Public Agencies to Contract With Attorneys and Other Consultants of Choice

6.14:

Exemption of Affordable Housing Programs and Community Development Programs

6.15:

Exemption of Eminent Domain Settlements

6.16:

Exemption of Fee‑based Contractual Relationships Readily Available to the Public

6.17:

Exemption Related to Senior Tax Abatement Programs

6.18:

Census Employment

6.19:

Exemption Permitting Public Employees to Purchase or Rent Housing and Parking Units in Multi‑unit Buildings Subject to Contractual Arrangements With Public Agencies, When Such Transactions Are Readily Available to the General Public

6.20:

Exemption Permitting Town Clerks to Perform Certain Election‑related Functions

6.21:

Exemption of State-sponsored College Savings and Investment Funds

6.22:

Exemption Permitting State Employees to Teach at State Educational Institutions In Certain Circumstances

6.23:

Exemption Permitting Persons Serving as Members of Public Boards Pursuant to a Legal Requirement That the Board Have Members With a Specified Affiliation to Participate Fully in Determinations of General Policy

6.24:

Exemption to Continue Certain Exemptions Affected by Municipal Populations Changes Until Next Municipal Election

6.25:

Exemption Permitting Elected State Officials To Participate in Particular Matters That Involve Determinations of General Policy When a Financial Interest Is Shared with a Substantial Segment of the Public

6.26:

Exemption Permitting Public Employees to Have Financial Interests in Contracts That Pre-Date Their Election or Appointment or That are Substantially Similar to Contracts That Pre-Date Their Election or Appointment

6.27:

Alphabetical Index to Exemptions Unrelated to Gifts


930 CMR 7.00:


DEFINITION OF GOVERNMENTAL BODY

 

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