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The Ethics Commission held its 7th meeting of 2009 on May 19, 2009.

Ethics Commission Meeting May 19, 2009

At the 7th meeting of the Commission in 2009, the Commission did not issue any advisory opinions.

In the matter of In re: James Conway , Complaint No. 2009-1 an Initial Determination was made that the complaint alleged facts sufficient to constitute a knowing and willful of the Code of Ethics and a fullinvestigation was authorized.

Discussion was had of Jason E. Ferrell v. Frank Caprio, Jr., et al., U.S. District Court C.A. No.08-378S, and William V. Irons v. The Rhode Island Ethics Commission, No. 2008-335-M.P. and 2009-01-M.P.

Discussion was also had of the Commission's recent request for public comment regarding a workshop session that will be scheduled for June. For more information on this request, please see the detailed request for comment located at the "Request for Comment" link on the Commissions main web page.

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