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Tentative Agenda

OPEN SESSION
APRIL 30, 2009 -12:00 NOON
JESSIE PARKER BUILDING
510 EAST 12TH
DES MOINES, IA

 1.  CALL TO ORDER

 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM OCTOBER 23, 2008, DECEMBER 4, 2008, FEBRUARY 25, 2009, AND MARCH 19, 2009 

 3.  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.

 4.  ACTION FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION

 5.  POLICY DECISION 
       A.    Hearing Schedule

 6.  PROPOSED RULE 
       A.   Former Officer Turning Over Records
       B.   Transferring Funds When $750 Not Crossed
       C.   Filing of Subsequent DR-SFA
       D.   Definition of “Electronic Format/Filing”
       E.   Penalty as Administrative Resolution
       F.    Hearing Cost
       G.   Hearing Notice

 7.  PROPOSED RULES TO ADOPT WITHOUT NOTICE
       A.   Implement Statutory Directives

 8.  RULES UPDATE 
       A.   Citation Amendments to Rules

9.   ADVISORY OPINION
       A.    Dates/Times for Filing Campaign Reports
       B.    Candidate Interest on Loan to Own Campaign Prohibited
       C.    Filing of Updated DR-SFA for New Election
       D.    Registering a Committee Required
       E.    Campaign Records and Reports Retained
       F.     Restrictions in Iowa Code section 68B.7 Clarified by Statutory Amendment
       G.    Assisting in Securing Grant as State Employee and then Working for Grant Recipient

10.   INFORMATION TO THE BOARD
       A.    Advisory Opinion from House Ethics Committee
       B.    Agreement to Enforce Local Code of Ethics

11.   CIVIL PENALTY REQUEST
       A.    Cerro Gordo Republicans
       B.    Courtesy Reminder Issue
             1.     Committee to Elect Adam Mangold Washington Co Supervisor
             2.     Committee to Re-elect Sheriff Van Otterloo

12.   REQUESTS FOR WAIVER OF CIVIL PENALTIES
       A.  Statewide Committees (Rule 351 IAC 4.60)
             1.     Greater Cedar Rapids Area Home Builders – Deferred from 02/25/09 meeting
             2.     Iowa Retail Federation – Deferred from 02/25/09 meeting
             3.     The 49

       B.   County/Local Committees
             1.     Clarke County Republican Women – Deferred from 02/25/09 meeting
             2.     Martin for Supervisor – Deferred from 02/25/09 meeting
             3.     Jim Wunder Supervisor Committee – Deferred from 02/25/09 meeting
             4.     Committee to Elect Doug Bailey for Supervisor
             5.     Craig Beytien for School Board
             6.     Terry Dahms for Supervisor
             7.     (Kim) Ingerslev for Hospital Trustee
             8.     (James) Miksch for Supervisor
             9.     (William Thom) Richards for Supervisor
           10.     Committee to Elect (Glen) Thompson
           11.     (Roger) Williams for Supervisor
           12.     Citizens for Marion’s Future Committee
           13.     Yes for Kids First Committee

       C.   County Central Committees
             1.     Grundy County Democratic Central Committee
             2.     Ida County Democratic Central Committee
             3.     Worth County Democratic Central Committee

       D.    Out-of-State Committees
             1.     Magellan PAC – Deferred from 02/25/09 meeting
             2.     Eli Lilly and Company
             3.     Iowa Renewable Energy PAC

       E.   Lobbyists/Clients (Rule 351 IAC 8.12)
             1.     Jessica Braunschweig-Norris – Deferred from 02/25/09 meeting
             2.     AT&T – Deferred from 02/25/09 meeting

 13.   VIOLATIONS 
        A.  Late-Filed Statements of Organization (Iowa Code section 68A.201)
           1.   Heckroth for Senate                                General Assembly Candidate
           2.   Committee for (Walter) Skovronski (Scott Co)        City Candidate

       B.  Late-Filed Notice of Dissolution (Iowa Code section 68A.402B)
           1.   Committee for (Walter) Skovronski (Scott Co) City Candidate
           2.   McQuoid 4 Treasurer (Van Buren Co)    County Candidate
           3.   Yackle for Governor                                             Statewide Candidate

 14.   ITEMS OF BOARD INTEREST NOT NEEDING ACTION
        A.  Income Tax Checkoff Reports

 15.   ADJOURNMENT