Adopted and Filed

Election of vice chair, 1.1

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ARC 2271C


Adopted and Filed

Pursuant to the authority of Iowa Code section 23.6, the Iowa Public Information Board hereby amends Chapter 1, "Organization and General Administration," Iowa Administrative Code.

This amendment permits the Board to elect a vice chair.

Notice of Intended Action for this amendment was published in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin on August 5, 2015, as ARC 2093C. The Board received no public comment on the proposed amendment. No changes were made to the amendment published under Notice of Intended Action.

The Iowa Public Information Board adopted this amendment on October 15, 2015.

After analysis and review of this rule making, no impact on jobs has been found.

This amendment is intended to implement Iowa Code chapter 23.

This amendment will become effective on January 13, 2016.

The following amendment is adopted.

Amend rule 497—1.1(84GA,ch1115) as follows:

497—1.1(84GA,ch1115 23) Board description.

1.1(1) The Iowa public information board is established by 2012 Iowa Acts, chapter 1115, section 6, Iowa Code chapter 23 and consists of nine members, including a chairperson.

1.1(2) and 1.1(3) No change.

1.1(4) On an annual basis at the board's first meeting on or after July 1, the members shall elect a chairperson and vice chair. The board shall also employ a person who shall be an attorney admitted to practice law before the courts of Iowa to serve as the executive director of the board. The chairperson and vice chair may be reelected or elected to a different office. If the chairperson is absent, the vice chair shall act as chairperson.

1.1(5) to 1.1(7) No change.

1.1(8) The board is available to assist in achieving compliance with open meetings and public records laws in alternative ways. Information is available on the board's Web site at The members of governmental bodies and the public may call the board for informal answers to questions during office hours from 8 4:30 p.m.on Monday through Friday at (515)725-1781. Written guidance about compliance with the open meetings and public records laws may be provided by advisory opinions (see rules 497—1.2(84GA,ch1115 23) and 497—1.3(84GA,ch1115 23)) or by declaratory orders (see rules 497—3.1(84GA,ch1115 17A) to 497—3.8(84GA,ch1115 17A)). In addition, complaints may be filed alleging violations of open meetings or public records laws under rule 497—2.1(84GA,ch1115 23).

This rule is intended to implement 2012 Iowa Acts, chapter 1115, section 6 Iowa Code chapter 23.

[Filed 11/5/15, effective 1/13/16]

[Published 12/9/15]

Editor's Note: For replacement pages for IAC, see IAC Supplement 12/9/15.

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