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.