1. The persons specified in subsection 2 shall file a financial statement at times and in the manner provided in this section that contains all of the following:
a. A list of each business, occupation, or profession in which the person is engaged and the nature of that business, occupation, or profession, unless already apparent.
b. A list of any other sources of income if the source produces more than one thousand dollars annually in gross income. Such sources of income listed pursuant to this paragraph may be listed under any of the following categories, or under any other categories as may be established by rule:
(2) Instruments of financial institutions.
(4) Real estate.
(5) Retirement systems.
(6) Other income categories specified in state and federal income tax regulations.
2. The financial statement required by this section shall be filed by the following persons:
a. Any statewide elected official.
b. The executive or administrative head or heads of any agency of state government.
c. The deputy executive or administrative head or heads of an agency of state government.
d. The head of a major subunit of a department or independent state agency whose position involves a substantial exercise of administrative discretion or the expenditure of public funds as defined under rules adopted by the board, pursuant to chapter 17A, in consultation with the department or agency.
e. Members of the banking board, the ethics and campaign disclosure board, the credit union review board, the economic development board, the employment appeal board, the environmental protection commission, the health facilities council, the Iowa business investment corporation board of directors, the Iowa finance authority, the Iowa seed capital corporation, the Iowa public employees' retirement system investment board, the lottery board, the natural resource commission, the board of parole, the petroleum underground storage tank fund board, the public employment relations board, the state racing and gaming commission, the state board of regents, the tax review board, the transportation commission, the office of consumer advocate, the utilities board, and any full-time members of other boards and commissions as defined under section 7E.4 who receive an annual salary for their service on the board or commission.
f. Members of the general assembly.
g. Candidates for state office.
h. Legislative employees who are the head or deputy head of a legislative agency or whose position involves a substantial exercise of administrative discretion or the expenditure of public funds.
3. The board, in consultation with each executive department or independent agency, shall adopt rules pursuant to chapter 17A to implement the requirements of this section that provide for the time and manner for the filing of financial statements by persons in the department or independent agency.
4. The ethics committee of each house of the general assembly shall recommend rules for adoption by each house for the time and manner for the filing of financial statements by members or employees of the particular house. The legislative council shall adopt rules for the time and manner for the filing of financial statements by legislative employees of the central legislative staff agencies. The rules shall provide for the filing of the financial statements with either the chief clerk of the house, the secretary of the senate, or other appropriate person or body.
5. A candidate for statewide office shall file a financial statement with the ethics and campaign disclosure board, a candidate for the office of state representative shall file a financial statement with the chief clerk of the house of representatives, and a candidate for the office of state senator shall file a financial statement with the secretary of the senate. Statements shall contain information concerning the year preceding the year in which the election is to be held. The statement shall be filed no later than thirty days after the date on which a person is required to file nomination papers for state office under section 43.11, or, if the person is a candidate in a special election, as soon as practicable after the certification of the name of the nominee under section 43.88, but the statement shall be postmarked no later than seven days after certification. The ethics and campaign disclosure board shall adopt rules pursuant to chapter 17A providing for the filing of the financial statements with the board and for the deposit, retention, and availability of the financial statements. The ethics committees of the house of representatives and the senate shall recommend rules for adoption by the respective houses providing for the filing of the financial statements with the chief clerk of the house or the secretary of the senate and for the deposit, retention, and availability of the financial statements. Rules adopted shall also include a procedure for notification of candidates of the duty to file disclosure statements under this section.
92 Acts, ch 1228, § 17; 93 Acts, ch 163, § 21; 94 Acts, ch 1092, §9
Referred to in § 68B.3, 68B.25, 68B.32
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