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IPIB - Legislative Committee (Electronic Meeting)

Date: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 2:00pm
Location: 
502 E. 9th Street
Wallace Building - 3rd Floor E/W Conference Room
Des Moines, IA 50319
Agenda: 

IOWA PUBLIC INFORMATION BOARD

Legislative Committee

 

MEMBERS

E. J. Giovannetti, Urbandale (Government Representative, 2018-2022)

Keith Luchtel, Clive (Media Representative, 2018-2022)

Frederick (Rick) Morain, Jefferson (Media Representative, 2018-2022)

Stan Thompson, Clive (Public Representative, 2020-2024)

STAFF

Margaret Johnson, Executive Director

Brett Toresdahl, Administrative Assistant

 

 AGENDA

      September 1, 2020, at 2:00 p.m.

Third Floor Conference Room

Wallace Building

502 East 9th Street, Des Moines

 

Possible electronic meeting pursuant to Iowa Code section 21.8 – In circumstances where an in-person meeting is impossible or impractical due to concerns about COVID-19 and social distancing for the safety of members, staff, and the public.

Dial-in number: 866-685-1580

Conference Code: 2841441953

(In case of difficulty, call 515-725-1781)


 

I. Call to Order / Introductions

 

II. Approve Agenda*

 

III. Approve minutes from August 5, 2020, meeting*

 

IV. Public Comment

 

V. Revision of Iowa Code section 22.7(5)*

 

VI. Review and Approve IPIB 2021 Legislative Proposals*

 

VII. Discuss other possible legislative proposals

 

VIII. Adjourn

 

* Attachments

 
Minutes: 

IOWA PUBLIC INFORMATION BOARD

Legislative Committee Minutes

 

MEMBERS

E. J. Giovannetti, Urbandale (Government Representative, 2018-2022)

Keith Luchtel, Clive (Media Representative, 2018-2022)

Frederick (Rick) Morain, Jefferson (Media Representative, 2018-2022)

Stan Thompson, Clive (Public Representative, 2020-2024)

 

STAFF

Margaret Johnson, Executive Director

Brett Toresdahl, Administrative Assistant

Zach Goodrich, Legal Counsel

 

      September 1, 2020, at 2:00 p.m.

IPIB Conference Room

Wallace Building

502 East 9th Street, Des Moines

 

Electronic meeting pursuant to Iowa Code section 21.8 – In circumstances where an in-person meeting is impossible or impractical due to concerns about COVID-19 and social distancing for the safety of board members and the public.

 

I.       Call to Order / Introductions – Meeting called to order at 2:03 p.m. on August 5, 2020, as an electronic meeting pursuant to Iowa Code section 21.8; in person meeting was impractical due to health and safety concerns with the COVID-19 pandemic. Members present: (by telephone) Giovannetti, Luchtel and Thompson; (in person) Morain. Staff (in person): Johnson.  Guests (by telephone): Susan Patterson Plank, Daniel Zeno, and Robert Palmer.    

II.        Approve Agenda –Motion by Morain, second by Giovannetti to approve the Agenda.  Unanimously approved.

III.       Approve minutes from August 5, 2020, meeting – Motion by Thompson, second by Giovannetti.  Unanimously approved.

IV.       Public Comment – Daniel Zeno, Policy and Advocacy Director from ACLU Iowa, commented on the proposed legislation concerning peace officer investigative reports .  

V.      Revision of Iowa Code section 22.7(5).  Members discussed the version filed in 2020, the suggested amendment provided by the Attorney General’s Office, and the version drafted by Johnson utilizing the AG version.  Daniel Zeno suggested that the language “but not be limited to” be included in Johnson’s version.  Motion by Morain, second by Giovannetti to approve Johnson’s draft with the addition of the phrase suggested by Zeno.  Unanimously approved. 

VI.        Review and Approve IPIB 2021 Legislative Proposals.  Motion by Morain, second by Giovannetti to resubmit all legislation, including HF 2416, HF 2308 (as originally filed), and HSB 505, with the addition of an amendment to Iowa Code section 23.3(1) to clarify that the IPIB board membership must include three media representatives and three members of cities, counties, and other political subdivisions of the state.   Unanimously approved.        

VII.    Discuss other possible legislative proposals.  No other legislative proposals will be submitted for Board approval.  The ones approved by the Committee today will be prepared by Johnson in the appropriate format to be considered by the IPIB at the September 17, 2020, board meeting.

VIII.   Adjourn – Motion by Giovannetti, second by Morain.  Unanimously approved.  Meeting adjourned at 2:48 p.m.

 

 Respectfully Submitted by Margaret Johnson.            

 

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