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Tentative Agenda

 
IOWA ETHICS AND CAMPAIGN DISCLOSURE BOARD
TENTATIVE AGENDA
OPEN SESSION
12:00 NOON
OCTOBER 21, 2004
JESSIE PARKER BUILDING
510 EAST 12TH STREET
DES MOINES, IA


1. CALL TO ORDER

2. ELECTION OF VICE CHAIR/PROPOSED NEW DATE OF ELECTIONS

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM JUNE 23 & AUGUST 25, 2004 MEETINGS

4. ADJOURNMENT TO EXECUTIVE SESSION – In accordance with the provisions of Iowa Code section 21.5, the Board will move into executive session to discuss complaints, investigations, and personnel matters. Any action taken in executive session will be disclosed upon return to open session.

5. ACTION FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION

6. ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

A. Hispanics (State PAC)
B. Patrick Hendricks (Lobbyist)
C. Union County Republican Central Committee
D. Steven Huff

7. PROPOSED ADVISORY OPINION

A. Prohibition on Contributions from Other Candidates/Opinion 2000-26 Rescinded
B. Signs on Personal Vehicles/Opinions 2000-27, 2000-28 & 2000-32 Rescinded
C. Prohibition on Renting Corporate Property to Place Sign/Opinion 2001-02 Modified
D. County Commissioner of Elections Involved with Campaigns
E. Session Reception Reporting Forms
F. Acceptance of Academic Position after Leaving State Government

8. POLICY DECISIONS FOR THE BOARD TO MAKE

A. Government Oversight Committee Referral
B. Party Building Funds

9. BOARD RULES

A. Proposed Rules for Adoption

1. Rule 1.7 – Reflects the procedural requirements for a member of the Board to sell goods or services to a person subject to the regulatory authority of the Board.
2. Rules 4.11(2), 4.27(5) – Renumbers cites to reflect recent renumbering of other rules.
3. Rule 8.7 – Reflects information currently required on executive branch lobbyist registrations and encompasses the upcoming enhanced lobbyist electronic filing system that allows registrations to be filed via the Internet.
4. Rule 8.20 – Reflects retention and availability of lobbying reports and statements.

B. Proposed Rules for Notice of Intended Action

1. Requests for Waiver
2. Committee ID Numbers
3. Out of State PACs Filing VSRs
4. Whistleblower Protection
5. Prohibits Loans from Exec.Branch Lobbyists Except in Ordinary Course of Business

10. HEARINGS Document

A. Davenport Democratic Party (State PAC)
B. Henry County Republican Women (State PAC)
C. Cherokee County Republican Central Committee
D. Taylor County Republican Central Committee
E. Robert Weltzin (State Candidate)
F. James Deemer (Crawford)
G. Concerned Citizens for Better Education (Buchanan)
H. Carolyn Sparks (Bremer)

11. REQUESTS FOR WAIVER OF CIVIL PENALTIES

A. Campaign Committees (Rule 351 IAC 4.60 (formerly 351 IAC 10.3))

Statewide Committees
1. Behn for Senate
2. Committee to Elect Nathan Reichert
3. Sextro for Senate
4. Committee to Elect Art Staed
5. Citizen Whip
6. Harrison County Republican Women
7. Homebuilders Association PAC
8. Iowa County Republican Women
9. MidAmerican Energy Company Executive PAC
10. Republican Women of Black Hawk County
11. RiverPAC
12. Jenkins for House Campaign

County/Local Committees
1. Lynn Brase for Auditor (Bremer)
2. Urdahl for Supervisor (Cerro Gordo)
3. Walinga for Sheriff (Sioux)
4. Allamakee County Republican Central Committee
5. Benton County Democratic Central Committee
6. Cass County Democratic Central Committee
7. Cedar County Democratic Central Committee
8. Fayette County Republican Central Committee
9. Green County Republican Central Committee
10. O’Brien County Democratic Central Committee
11. Palo Alto County Republican Central Committee
12. Poweshiek County Democratic Central Committee
13. Poweshiek County Republican Central Committee
14. Ringgold County Democratic Central Committee
15. Ringgold County Republican Central Committee
16. Van Buren County Republican Central Committee
17. Harrison County Republican Central Committee

Out of State PACs
1. Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union Comm. On Pol. Ed. (3)
2. Bridge, Structural & Ornamental Ironworkers Local 111 PAC (14)
Permanent Organizations Making a One-Time Contribution
1. The Waldinger Corporation

B. Lobbyists/Clients (Rule 351 IAC 8.12)

1. Susan Zalenski
2. Iowa Respite & Crisis Care Coalition
3. Papa’s Park
4. Printing Industries of the Midlands, Inc.
5. Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi
6. Russell Stidolph
7. Whitney & Company
8. George Williams
9. Steve Exley-Schuman

12. VIOLATIONS

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

1. Ellis for Auditor (Wright)
2. Lori Soloman for Brickner for Sheriff (Dallas)
3. Hampton-Dumont Concerned Citizens (Franklin)
4. Mark Zieman for Senate

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

1. David Stanley for State Representative
2. Citizens for Haynes
3. Friends for Russ Wiesley
4. David W. Kirchner Committee for Sheriff (Benton)
5. Committee to Elect Robert J. Jansen County Supervisor (Union)
6. Runneberg for Sheriff (Pocahontas)
7. Jim Henrich for Supervisor (Plymouth)
8. Don Wilder for Marshall County Supervisor (Marshall)
9. Paul DeGeest for Sheriff (Mahaska)
10. Principal Financial Group/Principal Life Insurance Co.-Citizens for Unified Government (UNIGOV) Polk)

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

1. Michelle Chatigny
2. Kim Miller

13. ELECTRONIC FILING UPDATE

14. BOARD QUESTIONS OF STAFF

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

15. ITEMS OF BOARD INTEREST NOT NEEDING ACTION

A. Income Tax Checkoff Report
B. State Auditor’s Report of IECDB Audit

16. ADJOURNMENT