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Tentative Agenda

 
IOWA ETHICS AND CAMPAIGN DISCLOSURE BOARD
TENTATIVE AGENDA
OPEN SESSION
12:00 NOON
DECEMBER 1, 2005
JESSIE PARKER BUILDING
510 EAST 12TH
DES MOINES, IA

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM SEPTEMBER 29, 2005 MEETING

3. ADJOURNMENT TO EXECUTIVE SESSION – In accordance with the provisions of Oral 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.

4. PROPOSED ADVISORY OPINIONS

A. Campaign Signs on Insurance Company Property when Owned as Franchise
B. Restriction on Lobbying After Leaving State Government
C. Lobbyists/PACs Making Contributions During Session/Contested Primary
D. IowAccess Advisory Council/Vertical Infrastructure Advisory Committee/Section 8.7

5. ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

A. Iowa Respite & Crisis Care Coalition - Request for Hearing
B. Democracy for America/Jeanie Murray – Delinquent Filer

6. POLICY DECISIONS FOR THE BOARD TO MAKE

A. Filing of Form DR-OTC
B. Candidate/Ballot Issue Mailing
E. Filing of Campaign Reports Prior to DR1 Filed

7. BOARD RULES

A. Opinions in Rules
B. Surcharge on Civil Penalties
C. Rules under Notice

1. Permitted procedure for attribution statement violation
2. Allows filing of form DR-SFA rather than a voluntary statement of organization in order to use a shorter attribution statement
3. Reflects legislation requiring rules for officials and employees of a regulatory agency to sell goods or services to individuals, associations, and corporations subject to the regulatory authority of the official’s or employee’s agency

D. Rules for Adoption

1. Placement of campaign signs on corporate property
2. Amends rules on advisory opinions to reflect statutory changes
3. Adds debit and credit cards to ways a committee can transact campaign business
4. Repeals session reception report

8. REQUESTS FOR WAIVER OF CIVIL PENALTIES

A. Statewide Committees (Rule 351 IAC 4.60)

1. Hy-Vee, Inc. Employees PAC
2. United Barber Schools PAC

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

1. Citizens for Common Sense Solutions (multiple counties)
2. Opportunity Hudson, Inc. (Black Hawk)
3. Committee to Elect Dan Vance (Scott)
4. Getter for City Council Committee (Polk)

9. VIOLATIONS

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

1. Marjie Foster and Steve McElroy (Decatur)
2. Deb Hummel and Vern Reiher (Newspaper Error)
3. Sue Cannon (Scott)
4. Joni Dittmer (Scott)
5. Kenny Stulz (Linn)
6. High School Now Committee (Buchanan)
7. Russ Trimble (Polk)
8. Ron Foreman (Jasper)
9. Neighbors to Re-Elect Loretta Sieman (Polk)
10. People for Randolph (Newspaper Error)
11. Committee to Elect Dave Ferris
12. Betty Millard (Mills)
13. Nancy Prien (Mills)
14. Jeff Carper (Mills)
15. Dennis Hill (Linn)
16. Kevin Dyrland (Linn)

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

1. Knupp for Mayor (Webster)
2. Stanley Olsen School Board (Wright)
3. Grahek for School Board (Mahaska)
4. Sioux County Democratic Central Committee
5. Elect Hari Shankar (Black Hawk)
6. Kolpek for Council (Black Hawk)
7. Bob Meyers for City Council (Wapello)
8. Committee to Elect James A. Haigh (Woodbury)

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

1. Dennis Murdock

10. ITEMS OF BOARD INTEREST NOT NEEDING ACTION

A. Income Tax Checkoff Report

11. ADJOURNMENT