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Tentative Agenda

 
IOWA ETHICS AND CAMPAIGN DISCLOSURE BOARD
TENTATIVE AGENDA
OPEN SESSION
12:00 NOON
DECEMBER 2, 2004
JESSIE PARKER BUILDING
510 EAST 12TH STREET
DES MOINES, IA


1. CALL TO ORDER

2. PERSONAL APPEARANCES – 12:05 pm

A. Supt. Thomas Gronstal for Iowa Division of Banking
B. John Gillispie of ITE – 12:15 pm

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM OCTOBER 21 & NOVEMBER 23, 2004 MTGS.

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. ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

A. Arent Fox Law Firm
B. Dan Whitmore (Whitmore for House)

6. PROPOSED ADVISORY OPINION

A. Use of Campaign Funds for Economic Development Trip to South Korea
B. When Volunteer Time is a Campaign Contribution
C. Use of E-mail by a Prohibited Contributor

7. POLICY DECISIONS FOR THE BOARD TO MAKE

A. Request for FEC Advisory Opinion
B. Mileage Reimbursements

8. BOARD RULES

A. Proposed Rules for Notice of Intended Action

1. Clarifies that a governmental entity not under the Board’s jurisdiction may still request an advisory ppinion concerning an issue under the Board’s jurisdiction.
2. Clarifies that the Board’s Executive Director is an “official” and therefore must use the same process as Board members when requesting consent to sell goods or services to persons subject to the Board’s authority.
3. Establishes a rule that permits contributions to a state party building fund account so long as the contributors are publicly disclosed.
4. Defines and prohibits the misuse of public property by persons associated with the executive branch of state government.
B. Opinions in Rules

9. REQUESTS FOR WAIVER OF CIVIL PENALTIES

A. Statewide Committees (Rule 351 IAC 4.60)

1. Republican Women of Black Hawk County
2. Citizen Whip
3. Paulson for State House Committee
4. Libertarian Party of Johnson County
5. Committee to Elect Don Palmer
6. Citizens to Re-Elect Wayne Ford
7. Grafix by Diggins
8. Iowans for Van Fossen
9. Kramer for House Committee

B. County/Local Committees (Rule 351 IAC 4.60)

1. Buchanan County Republican Central Committee

C. Lobbyists/Clients (Rule 351 IAC 8.12)

1. Iowa Quality Farms LLC
2. Quality Egg LLC
3. Mark Dickey

10. VIOLATIONS

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

1. Karen Schlicher
2. Dave Fry for House District 58
3. Johnston Parents for Excellence (Polk)
4. Bryan and Netha Wise and Committee to Elect Bryon Kelley for Sheriff (Cherokee)
5. Runneberg for Sheriff (Pocahontas)
6. Committee to Elect Joni K. Ernst, Auditor (Montgomery)
7. Citizens for Smith

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

1. Judy Harringa for Treasurer (Winnebago)
2. Fisher for Sheriff (Fayette)
3. Benn for Supervisor (Johnson)
4. Gerard for Supervisor (Iowa)
5. Tom Young for Supervisor Committee (Henry)
6. Committee to Elect McKay (Emmet)
7. To Elect Dean Schmidt Supervisor (Cherokee)
8. Park for Supervisor Committee (Washington)
9. Merrill Campaign (Monroe)
10. Robert D. DeJoode Committee (Marion)
11. Schoer for Supervisor (Clay)
12. Clinton County Republican Central Committee
13. Van Buren County Republican Central Committee
14. Grafix by Diggins

11. BOARD QUESTIONS OF STAFF

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

12. ADJOURNMENT