Board Meeting

Meeting Information
Meeting Time: 
Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 12:00pm
Meeting Location: 
via Teleconference
IA
Agenda
Meeting Agenda: 

                                                                                                                    AGENDA

                                                                                                          TELECONFERENCE

                                                                                                     (per Iowa Code section 21.8)

                                                                                             Thursday, May 14, 2020, at 12:00 p.m.

                                                                        Open Session Call-in phone number for Public and Board members:

                                                                                     866-685-1580 with Conference Code 2550409115

 

      I           CALL TO ORDER

                   Roll call, introductions, section 21.8 explanation of need for teleconference due to public health emergency, request for public to mute their phones to limit background noise.

    II.           ELECTION OF CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR

                   In accordance with Iowa Code § 68B.32(3), the Board shall annually elect one member to serve as Chair and one member to serve as Vice Chair.

   III.           APPROVAL OF MINUTES

                   Open and Closed session minutes of meetings held on November 19 and 25, 2019.

     IV.        DIRECTOR’S UPDATE

       V.       LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

                 The Board pre-filed seven bills for consideration this legislative session:

                  1.     Amend section 68A.405 to require attribution statement on mass phone calls and texts

                  2.    Create new section to allow campaign funds to be used for dependent care expenses

                  3.    Create new section to prohibit the use of certain government resources for political purposes

                  4.    Amend sections 68A.503 to add LLCs, LLPs and cooperative associations to the list of prohibited contributors

                  5 .  Amend section 68A.103 and 68A.106 so sign statute applies to federal candidates

                  6.  Amend section 68B.4 to include the sale or lease of real estate

                  7   Amend section 68B.32 to allow Board to award additional pay to executive director who simultaneously serves as legal counsel

      VI.      REQUESTS FOR WAIVER OF CIVIL PENALTIES (RULE 351 IAC 4.60)

  • STATE COMMITTEES (Rule 351 IAC 4.59(3))
  1. Garrett for Statehouse (recommend reduction to $25)
  2. Chet Culver Committee (recommend waiver)
  • COUNTY AND LOCAL COMMITTEES (Rule 351 IAC 4.59(2))
  1. Committee to Elect Kevin C. Brown (recommend waiver)
  2. RCommittee to Elect Dan Winn (recommend waiver)
  3. Grundy County Democratic Central Committee (recommend reduction to $100)/

     VII.      PROPOSED BLANKET WAIVER UNTIL JULY 31, 2020 FOR PERSONAL FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS

     VIII.    CLOSED SESSION

     In accordance with the provisions of Iowa Code 21.5(1) “c”, the Board may move into closed session to discuss:

  1. Petition/Complaint regarding recognized officers of the Asian & Latino Coalition political committee
  2. Complaint against Dr. James Brown regarding alleged violation of Iowa Code section 68B.6

      IX.      RETURN TO OPEN SESSION- Review of Discussion in Closed Session and entertain motions

      X.       ADJOURNMENT

Meeting Agenda Document: 
Minutes
Meeting Minutes: 

Contact ethicsboard@iowa.gov to request an accessible version of this document.

Meeting Minutes Document: 

Printed from the Iowa Ethics & Campaign Disclosure Board website on November 27, 2020 at 3:11am.