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Tentative Agenda

 
IOWA ETHICS AND CAMPAIGN DISCLOSURE BOARD
TENTATIVE AGENDA
OPEN SESSION
12:00 NOON
JUNE 23, 2004
600 EAST LOCUST
HISTORICAL BUILDING
3RD FLOOR - TONE BOARD ROOM
DES MOINES, IA

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM APRIL 22, 2004 MEETING

3. ADJOURNMENT TO EXECUTIVE SESSION – In accordance with the provisions of Iowa Code section 21.5, subsection 1, paragraphs (c), (f), and (h), the Board will move into executive session. Any action taken in executive session will be disclosed upon return to open session.

4. ACTION FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION

5. ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

A. Diane Sawyers (Madison)
B. Christopher Jorgensen (Benton)
C. Democratic Women of Buchanan County
D. Kevin Miskell, Citizens for Miskell
E. Hearings

1. Brad Nordstrom (Legislative Candidate)
2. Hispanics (State PAC)
3. Cedar County Democratic Central Committee
4. Clinton County Republican Central Committee
5. Howard County Republican Central Committee
6. Union County Republican Central Committee
7. Warren County Democratic Central Committee

6. FOIA REQUEST

A. Barbara Schwarz Open Records Appeal

7. PROPOSED ADVISORY OPINION

A. Permitted and Prohibited Placement of Campaign Signs/Opn 2004-01 Rescinded
B. Candidates Speaking at City Council Meeting Televised on Local Cable Channel
C. Lobbyist as a Candidate Making Contributions to Own Campaign during Session
D. Nonprofit Racing Corporations/Associations not Subject to Conflict of Interest Law
E. Executive Branch Lobbyist Client Reporting/Opinion 2003-08 Rescinded
F. When an Individual Becomes a “Candidate”/Opinion 2000-37 Rescinded
G. Application of Executive Branch Lobbying Laws on JEL

8. POLICY DECISIONS FOR THE BOARD TO MAKE

A. Summer Board Meeting Calendar
B. Communicating by Email
C. State Party Building Fund
D. Express Advocacy-New Federal Laws
E. Late Reporting
F. Deferral of Amendment to Board Code of Ethics

9. BOARD RULES

A. Rules Update
B. Proposed Rules for Adoption

1. Makes the Board a regulatory agency; consent to sell is a public record
2. Uses of campaign funds; sharing information by candidates’ committees is not a candidate-to-candidate in-kind contribution
3. Corrects a statutory cite
4. Lists types of committees required to file a statement of organization
5. Political use of public resources

C. Proposed Rules for Notice of Intended Action

1. Updates rule for request of advisory opinion
2. Updates rules on the filing of personal financial disclosure statements
3. Moves and renumbers rules on penalties for late filed campaign disclosure reports
4. Executive branch ethics

10. REQUESTS FOR WAIVER OF CIVIL PENALTIES

A. Campaign Committees (Rule 351 IAC 10.3)

Statewide Committees
1. Republican Women of Madison County
2. Operating Engineers Local 234 Political Fund
3. Krause for the Upper House
4. Horbach for State Representative
5. Teig for Representative Committee

County/Local Committees
1. Yes For Our Kids (Washington)
2. Citizens for Excellence on Government (Clinton)
3. Slockett for Auditor (Johnson)
4. Gamez for Auditor (Howard)
5. Johnson County Republican Central Committee

Lobbyists/Clients (Rule 351 IAC 8.12)
1. Patrick Hendricks
2. James W. Sullivan
3. Marshall Douglas
4. Troy Stremming

11. VIOLATIONS

A. Attribution Statement Violations (Iowa Code section 68A.405)

1. Valerie Wiegmann
2. Jim Ross (Grundy)
3. Committee to Elect Zoutte
4. Robert D. Ites
5. Alden Parents for Responsible Leadership (Wayne Oler)
6. Tom Neenan (Linn)
7. Rep. Steven Lukan

B. Late-Filed Statement of Organization (Iowa Code section 68A.201)

1. Krause for the Upper House
2. Committee to Elect Bill Agan
3. Citizens for Steve Huff
4. Wayne County Democratic Central Committee
5. Citizens for Forsyth for Sheriff (Benton)
6. Wetherell for County Supervisor (Cherokee)
7. Committee to Elect Roger Bryant (Lee)
8. Ellen Gaffney for Supervisor (Buchanan)

C. Late Filed Lobbyist Registration Statement (Iowa Code section 68B.36

1. Lorraine May
2. Mara Sovey
3. Ardis Glace
4. Liz Williams-Chaffin

12. ELECTRONIC FILING UPDATE

13. BOARD QUESTIONS OF STAFF

A. Legal Counsel’s Ministerial Report
B. Executive Director’s Ministerial Report

14. ITEMS OF BOARD INTEREST NOT NEEDING ACTION

A. Board Office Moving

15. ADJOURNMENT