Who may file.
Any person may file a petition for rule making with the Iowa Ethics
and Campaign Disclosure Board, 510 East 12th Street, Suite lA, Des
Moines, Iowa 50319. A petition is deemed filed when it is received by
the board. The board shall provide the petitioner with a file-stamped
copy of the petition if the petitioner provides the board an extra
copy for this purpose. The petition must be typewritten or legibly
handwritten in ink.
The petition must provide the
statement that the document is a petition for rule making.
b. A statement of the specific
rule-making action sought by the petitioner including the text or a
summary of the contents of the proposed rule or amendment to a rule
and, if it is a petition to amend or repeal a rule, a citation to the
particular portion or portions of the rule proposed to be amended or
repealed, together with a quotation of the relevant
c. A citation
to any law deemed relevant to the board's authority to take the
action urged or to the desirability of that action.
d. A brief summary of petitioner's
arguments in support of the action urged in the petition.
e. A brief summary of any data
supporting the action urged in the petition.
f. The names and addresses of other
persons, or a description of any class of persons, known by
petitioner to be affected by, or interested in, the proposed action
that is the subject of the petition.
g. Any request by petitioner for a
meeting between the petitioner and the board's executive director
Signature. The petition shall be dated and signed by
the petitioner or the petitioner's representative and shall include
the name, mailing address, and telephone number of the petitioner
and, if applicable, the petitioner's representative. A statement
indicating the person to whom communications concerning the petition
should be directed shall be included.
incompleteness. The board may deny a petition because it
does not substantially comply with the requirements of this