Conflict of Interest Law Questions and Answers

As a member of a municipal board of health, even if you are unpaid and serve solely in an advisory capacity, you are considered a municipal employee and are covered by the conflict of interest law, G.L. c. 268A. The purpose of the law is ensure that your private interests and relationships do not conflict with your responsibilities as a public official.   GO TO Mass DPH Website – BOH Conflict of Interest