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Senate Study Bill 1148

SENATE FILE BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT BILL BY CHAIRPERSON QUIRMBACH) Passed Senate, Date Passed House, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved A BILL FOR 1 An Act relating to the confidentiality of security procedures or 2 emergency preparedness information discussed at a meeting of a 3 governmental body and providing an effective date. 4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 5 TLSB 1654SC 82 6 rh/es/88 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. Section 21.5, subsection 1, paragraph k, Code 1 2 2007, is amended to read as follows: 1 3 k. To discuss information contained in records in the 1 4 custody of a public airport, municipal corporation, municipal 1 5 utility, jointly owned municipal utility, or rural water 1 6 district organized under chapter 357A, that are confidential 1 7 records pursuant to section 22.7, subsection 46 50. This 1 8 paragraph is repealed effective June 30, 2007. 1 9 Sec. 2. EFFECTIVE DATE. This Act, being deemed of 1 10 immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment. 1 11 EXPLANATION 1 12 This bill relates to the confidentiality of security 1 13 procedures or emergency preparedness information discussed at 1 14 a meeting of a governmental body. 1 15 The bill makes a conforming change in the open meetings law 1 16 (Code chapter 21) relating to a legislative change made in the 1 17 open records law (Code chapter 22) during the 2006 legislative 1 18 session concerning the confidentiality of security procedures 1 19 or emergency preparedness information developed and maintained 1 20 by a government body (HF 2590). House File 2590 repealed Code 1 21 section 22.7, subsection 46, which had made records of a 1 22 government body concerning courthouse security information 1 23 confidential and replaced it with Code section 22.7, 1 24 subsection 50, which contains similar provisions concerning 1 25 the confidentiality of security procedures or emergency 1 26 preparedness information. 1 27 Code section 21.5 contains a provision that allows a 1 28 governmental body to hold a closed meeting to discuss 1 29 information contained in records in the custody of a public 1 30 airport, municipal corporation, municipal utility, jointly 1 31 owned municipal utility, or rural water district organized 1 32 under Code chapter 357A, that are confidential records 1 33 pursuant to Code section 22.7. The bill further eliminates a 1 34 repeal of this law effective June 30, 2007. 1 35 The bill takes effect upon enactment. 2 1 LSB 1654SC 82 2 2 rh:rj/es/88
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