Below are the state and federal laws used in various Open Government actions and proceedings:
Iowa: Open Records Statute: Iowa Code Chapter 22
Iowa: Open Meetings Law: Iowa Code Chapter 21
Federal: Privacy Act: 5 U.S.C. 552a
Federal: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA): 5 U.S.C. 552
Federal: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act: 20 U.S.C. 1232g
Federal: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA): Public Law 104–191–Aug. 21, 1996
Note: Since HIPAA provisions are spread throughout the U.S. Code, we have elected to provide a link to the original law which may have been amended.