Complaint investigation and resolution procedures, 2.1
IOWA PUBLIC INFORMATION BOARD
Adopted and Filed
Pursuant to the authority of Iowa Code section 23.6, the Iowa Public Information Board hereby amends Chapter 2, "Complaint Investigation and Resolution Procedures," Iowa Administrative Code.
This amendment is necessary to reflect the Board's current procedures for handling a complaint.
Notice of Intended Action for this amendment was published in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin on May 27, 2015, as ARC 2011C. The Board received no public comment on the proposed amendment. No changes were made to the amendment as published under Notice of Intended Action.
After analysis and review of this rule making, no impact on jobs has been found.
This amendment is intended to implement Iowa Code section 23.8.
This amendment will become effective on September 9, 2015.
The following amendment is adopted.
Amend rule 497—2.1(84GA,ch1115) as follows:
497—2.1(84GA,ch1115 23) Complaints.
2.1(1) and 2.1(2) No change.
2.1(3) Delegation. In order to expedite proceedings, the board may delegate acceptance or dismissal of a complaint to the executive director, subject to review by the board. The board's staff may conduct an initial review of the complaint and obtain more information to assist in the decision to accept or dismiss the complaint.
2.1(4) No change.
2.1(5) Board review. The board's review of a formal complaint for legal sufficiency is not a contested case proceeding and shall be made solely on the facts alleged in the complaint and the results of the initial review conducted by the board's staff.
This rule is intended to implement Iowa Code section 23.8.
[Filed 7/17/15, effective 9/9/15]
Editor's Note: For replacement pages for IAC, see IAC Supplement 8/5/15.