35.5 Enforcement

Civil and Criminal Penalties: Civil and criminal penalties may be imposed for violating Chapter 68B. The Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board administers Iowa Code 68B and processes civil complaints. It may impose a maximum civil penalty of $2,000 for each violation and/or recommend removal or suspension from office. A criminal conviction of a Chapter 68B violation is a serious misdemeanor for which a penalty of imprisonment for one year and a $1,000 fine may be imposed.


(See also II-34 Lobbying Restrictions Applicable to Public Employees and Officials; II-18 Conflicts of Commitment and Interest.)

(IC 68B)