Iowa Admin. Code r. 491-3.13 - Availability of records

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 20, April 6, 2022

(1) Agency records are open for public inspection and copying unless otherwise provided by rule or law.
(2) Confidential records. The following records may be withheld from public inspection. Records are listed by category, according to the legal basis for withholding them from public inspection.
a. Sealed bids received prior to the time set for public opening of bids. (Iowa Code section 72.3 )
b. Tax records made available to the agency. (Iowa Code sections 422.20 and 422.72 )
c. Exempt records under Iowa Code section 22.7.
d. Minutes of closed meetings of a government body. (Iowa Code section 21.5(4) )
e. Identifying details in final orders, decisions and opinions to the extent required to prevent a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy or trade secrets under Iowa Code section 17A.3(1) "d."
f. Those portions of commission staff manuals, instructions or other statements issued which set forth criteria or guidelines to be used by commission staff in auditing, in making inspections, in settling commercial disputes or negotiating commercial arrangements, or in the selection or handling of cases, such as operational tactics or allowable tolerances or criteria for the defense, prosecution or settlement of cases, when disclosure of these statements would:
(1) Enable law violators to avoid detection;
(2) Facilitate disregard of requirements imposed by law; or
(3) Give a clearly improper advantage to persons who are in an adverse position to the agency. (Iowa Code sections 17A.2 and 17A.3 )
g. Records which constitute attorney work product, attorney-client communications, or which are otherwise privileged. Attorney work product is confidential under Iowa Code sections 22.7(4), 622.10 and 622.11, Iowa R.C.R 1.503, the rules of evidence, the Code of Professional Responsibility, and case law.
h. Criminal investigative reports. (Iowa Code section 22.7(5) )
i. Information gathered during an investigation during pendency of the investigation or information requested for inspection by the commission or a representative of the commission. (Iowa Code sections 99D.7(9), 99D.19(3), 99E.3(2), 99E.8(2), 99F.4(6), 99F.12(2), and 99F.12(4) )
j. Personnel files and employee records. Information required for tax withholding, information concerning employee benefits, affirmative action reports, and other information concerning the employer-employee relationship. Some of this information is confidential under Iowa Code section 22.7(11).
k. Security plans, surveillance system plans and records, network audits, internal controls, and compliance records of the licensees that are made available to the commission that would enable law violators to avoid detection and give a clearly improper advantage to persons who are in an adverse position to the agency. (Iowa Code sections 17A.2, 17A.3, 22.7(18), 99D.19(3), 99E.8(4), 99F.12(2) "b" and 99F. 12(4))
l. Promotional play receipts records and marketing expenses. (Iowa Code sections 99D.19(3), 99E.8(4) and 99F. 12(4))
m. Patron and customer records. (Iowa Code sections 99D.19(3), 99E.8(4) and 99F. 12(4))
n. Supplemental schedules to the certified audit that are obtained by the commission in connection with the annual audit under Iowa Code sections 99D.20, 99E.9 and 99F.13. (Iowa Code sections 99D.19(3) and 99F. 12(4))
o. Names, social security numbers and any other personally identifiable information regarding persons who have voluntarily excluded themselves and are a part of the interactive Internet site maintained by the commission. (Iowa Code sections 99D.7(23) and 99F.4(22) as amended by 2018 Iowa Acts, House File 2349)


Iowa Admin. Code r. 491-3.13
Amended by IAB January 31, 2018/Volume XL, Number 16, effective 3/7/2018 Amended by IAB March 27, 2019/Volume XLI, Number 20, effective 5/1/2019 Amended by IAB August 28, 2019/Volume XLII, Number 5, effective 7/31/2019 Amended by IAB April 8, 2020/Volume XLII, Number 21, effective 5/13/2020

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