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HF 1466

1st Engrossment - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 03/22/2012 05:31pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to state government; making changes to data practices; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 13.02, subdivisions 3, 4, 8a, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15;
13.10, subdivision 1; 13.202, subdivision 3; 13.3805, subdivision 1; 13.384,
subdivision 1; 13.44, subdivision 3; 13.46, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; 13.462,
subdivision 1; 13.47, subdivision 1; 13.485, by adding subdivisions; 13.548;
13.585, subdivisions 2, 3; 13.601, subdivision 3; 13.643, subdivisions 5, 7;
13.6435, by adding a subdivision; 13.65, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 13.679, subdivision
2; 13.719, subdivisions 1, 5; 13.7191, subdivisions 14, 18; 13.72, by adding a
subdivision; 13.7932; 13.82, subdivisions 2, 3, 6, 7, by adding a subdivision;
13.83, subdivisions 2, 4, 6; 13.84, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 13.87,
subdivision 2; 79A.16; 79A.28; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapters 13D; 136A.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.02, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Confidential data on individuals.

"Confidential data on individuals"
deleted text begin meansdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end data deleted text beginwhich isdeleted text end made not public by statute or federal law applicable to the data
and deleted text beginisdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end inaccessible to the individual subject of deleted text beginthatdeleted text endnew text begin thosenew text end data.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.02, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Data not on individuals.

"Data not on individuals" deleted text beginmeansdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end all
government data deleted text beginwhich isdeleted text endnew text begin that arenew text end not data on individuals.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.02, subdivision 8a, is amended to read:


Subd. 8a.

Not public data.

"Not public data" deleted text beginmeansdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end any government data deleted text beginwhich
is
deleted text end classified by statute, federal law, or temporary classification as confidential, private,
nonpublic, or protected nonpublic.

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.02, subdivision 9, is amended to read:


Subd. 9.

Nonpublic data.

"Nonpublic data" deleted text beginmeansdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end data not on individuals deleted text beginthat
is
deleted text end made by statute or federal law applicable to the data: (a) not accessible to the public;
and (b) accessible to the subject, if any, of the data.

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.02, subdivision 12, is amended to read:


Subd. 12.

Private data on individuals.

"Private data on individuals" deleted text beginmeansdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end
data deleted text beginwhich isdeleted text end made by statute or federal law applicable to the data: (a) not public; and
(b) accessible to the individual subject of deleted text beginthatdeleted text endnew text begin thosenew text end data.

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.02, subdivision 13, is amended to read:


Subd. 13.

Protected nonpublic data.

"Protected nonpublic data" deleted text beginmeansdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end data
not on individuals deleted text beginwhich isdeleted text end made by statute or federal law applicable to the data (a) not
public and (b) not accessible to the subject of the data.

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.02, subdivision 14, is amended to read:


Subd. 14.

Public data not on individuals.

"Public data not on individuals" deleted text beginmeansdeleted text endnew text begin
are
new text end data deleted text beginwhich isdeleted text end accessible to the public pursuant to section 13.03.

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.02, subdivision 15, is amended to read:


Subd. 15.

Public data on individuals.

"Public data on individuals" deleted text beginmeansdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end data
deleted text begin which isdeleted text end accessible to the public in accordance with the provisions of section 13.03.

Sec. 9.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.10, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Definitions.

As used in this chapter:

(a) "Confidential data on decedents" deleted text beginmeansdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end data which, prior to the death of
the data subject, were classified by statute, federal law, or temporary classification as
confidential data.

(b) "Private data on decedents" deleted text beginmeansdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end data which, prior to the death of the data
subject, were classified by statute, federal law, or temporary classification as private data.

(c) "Representative of the decedent" deleted text beginmeansdeleted text endnew text begin isnew text end the personal representative of the
estate of the decedent during the period of administration, or if no personal representative
has been appointed or after dischargenew text begin of the personal representativenew text end, the surviving spouse,
any child of the decedent, or, if there is no surviving spouse or children, the parents of
the decedent.

Sec. 10.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.202, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Hennepin County.

(a) Data collected by the Hennepin Healthcare System,
Inc. are governed under section deleted text begin383B.17deleted text endnew text begin 383B.917new text end, subdivision 1.

(b) Records of Hennepin County board meetings permitted to be closed under
section 383B.217, subdivision 7, are classified under that subdivision.

Sec. 11.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.3805, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Health data generally.

(a) Definitions. As used in this subdivision:

(1) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of health.

(2) "Health data" deleted text beginmeansdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end data on individuals created, collected, received, or
maintained by the Department of Health, political subdivisions, or statewide systems
relating to the identification, description, prevention, and control of disease or as part of
an epidemiologic investigation the commissioner designates as necessary to analyze,
describe, or protect the public health.

(b) Data on individuals. (1) Health data are private data on individuals.
Notwithstanding section 13.05, subdivision 9, health data may not be disclosed except as
provided in this subdivision and section 13.04.

(2) The commissioner or a local board of health as defined in section 145A.02,
subdivision 2
, may disclose health data to the data subject's physician as necessary to locate
or identify a case, carrier, or suspect case, to establish a diagnosis, to provide treatment, to
identify persons at risk of illness, or to conduct an epidemiologic investigation.

(3) With the approval of the commissioner, health data may be disclosed to the
extent necessary to assist the commissioner to locate or identify a case, carrier, or suspect
case, to alert persons who may be threatened by illness as evidenced by epidemiologic
data, to control or prevent the spread of serious disease, or to diminish an imminent threat
to the public health.

(c) Health summary data. Summary data derived from data collected under section
145.413 may be provided under section 13.05, subdivision 7.

Sec. 12.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.384, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Definition.

As used in this section:

(a) "Directory information" means name of the patient, date admitted, and general
condition.

(b) "Medical data" deleted text beginmeansdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end data collected because an individual was or is a patient
or client of a hospital, nursing home, medical center, clinic, health or nursing agency
operated by a government entity including business and financial records, data provided
by private health care facilities, and data provided by or about relatives of the individual.

Sec. 13.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.44, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Real property; appraisal data.

(a) Confidential or protected nonpublic
data.
Estimated or appraised values of individual parcels of real property that are made by
personnel of a government entity or by independent appraisers acting for a government
entity for the purpose of selling or acquiring land through purchase or condemnation are
classified as confidential data on individuals or protected nonpublic data.

(b) Private or nonpublic data. Appraised values of individual parcels of real
property that are made by appraisers working for fee owners or contract purchasers who
have received an offer to purchase their property from a government entity are classified
as private data on individuals or nonpublic data.

(c) Public data. The data made confidential or protected nonpublic under paragraph
(a) or made private or nonpublic under paragraph (b) become public upon the occurrence
of any of the following:

(1) the data are submitted to a court-appointed condemnation commissioner;

(2) the data are presented in court in condemnation proceedings; or

(3) the negotiating parties enter into an agreement for the purchase and sale of the
property.

new text begin The data made confidential or protected nonpublic under paragraph (a) also
become public at the discretion of the government entity, determined by majority vote
of the entity's governing body, or, in the case of a state agency, as determined by the
commissioner of the agency.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end

Sec. 14.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.46, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

General.

(a) deleted text beginUnless the data is summary data or a statute specifically
provides a different classification,
deleted text end Data on individuals collected, maintained, used, or
disseminated by the welfare system deleted text beginisdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end private data on individuals, and shall not be
disclosed except:

(1) according to section 13.05;

(2) according to court order;

(3) according to a statute specifically authorizing access to the private data;

(4) to an agent of the welfare system, including a law enforcement person, attorney,
or investigator acting for it in the investigation or prosecution of a criminal or civil
proceeding relating to the administration of a program;

(5) to personnel of the welfare system who require the data to verify an individual's
identity; determine eligibility, amount of assistance, and the need to provide services to
an individual or family across programs; evaluate the effectiveness of programs; assess
parental contribution amounts; and investigate suspected fraud;

(6) to administer federal funds or programs;

(7) between personnel of the welfare system working in the same program;

(8) to the Department of Revenue to assess parental contribution amounts for
purposes of section 252.27, subdivision 2a, administer and evaluate tax refund or tax credit
programs and to identify individuals who may benefit from these programs. The following
information may be disclosed under this paragraph: an individual's and their dependent's
names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, income, addresses, and other data as
required, upon request by the Department of Revenue. Disclosures by the commissioner
of revenue to the commissioner of human services for the purposes described in this clause
are governed by section 270B.14, subdivision 1. Tax refund or tax credit programs include,
but are not limited to, the dependent care credit under section 290.067, the Minnesota
working family credit under section 290.0671, the property tax refund and rental credit
under section 290A.04, and the Minnesota education credit under section 290.0674;

(9) between the Department of Human Services, the Department of Employment
and Economic Development, and when applicable, the Department of Education, for
the following purposes:

(i) to monitor the eligibility of the data subject for unemployment benefits, for any
employment or training program administered, supervised, or certified by that agency;

(ii) to administer any rehabilitation program or child care assistance program,
whether alone or in conjunction with the welfare system;

(iii) to monitor and evaluate the Minnesota family investment program or the child
care assistance program by exchanging data on recipients and former recipients of food
support, cash assistance under chapter 256, 256D, 256J, or 256K, child care assistance
under chapter 119B, or medical programs under chapter 256B, 256D, or 256L; and

(iv) to analyze public assistance employment services and program utilization,
cost, effectiveness, and outcomes as implemented under the authority established in Title
II, Sections 201-204 of the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of
1999. Health records governed by sections 144.291 to 144.298 and "protected health
information" as defined in Code of Federal Regulations, title 45, section 160.103, and
governed by Code of Federal Regulations, title 45, parts 160-164, including health care
claims utilization information, must not be exchanged under this clause;

(10) to appropriate parties in connection with an emergency if knowledge of
the information is necessary to protect the health or safety of the individual or other
individuals or persons;

(11) data maintained by residential programs as defined in section 245A.02 may
be disclosed to the protection and advocacy system established in this state according
to Part C of Public Law 98-527 to protect the legal and human rights of persons with
developmental disabilities or other related conditions who live in residential facilities for
these persons if the protection and advocacy system receives a complaint by or on behalf
of that person and the person does not have a legal guardian or the state or a designee of
the state is the legal guardian of the person;

(12) to the county medical examiner or the county coroner for identifying or locating
relatives or friends of a deceased person;

(13) data on a child support obligor who makes payments to the public agency
may be disclosed to the Minnesota Office of Higher Education to the extent necessary to
determine eligibility under section 136A.121, subdivision 2, clause (5);

(14) participant Social Security numbers and names collected by the telephone
assistance program may be disclosed to the Department of Revenue to conduct an
electronic data match with the property tax refund database to determine eligibility under
section 237.70, subdivision 4a;

(15) the current address of a Minnesota family investment program participant
may be disclosed to law enforcement officers who provide the name of the participant
and notify the agency that:

(i) the participant:

(A) is a fugitive felon fleeing to avoid prosecution, or custody or confinement after
conviction, for a crime or attempt to commit a crime that is a felony under the laws of the
jurisdiction from which the individual is fleeing; or

(B) is violating a condition of probation or parole imposed under state or federal law;

(ii) the location or apprehension of the felon is within the law enforcement officer's
official duties; and

(iii) the request is made in writing and in the proper exercise of those duties;

(16) the current address of a recipient of general assistance or general assistance
medical care may be disclosed to probation officers and corrections agents who are
supervising the recipient and to law enforcement officers who are investigating the
recipient in connection with a felony level offense;

(17) information obtained from food support applicant or recipient households may
be disclosed to local, state, or federal law enforcement officials, upon their written request,
for the purpose of investigating an alleged violation of the Food Stamp Act, according
to Code of Federal Regulations, title 7, section 272.1 (c);

(18) the address, Social Security number, and, if available, photograph of any
member of a household receiving food support shall be made available, on request, to a
local, state, or federal law enforcement officer if the officer furnishes the agency with the
name of the member and notifies the agency that:

(i) the member:

(A) is fleeing to avoid prosecution, or custody or confinement after conviction, for a
crime or attempt to commit a crime that is a felony in the jurisdiction the member is fleeing;

(B) is violating a condition of probation or parole imposed under state or federal
law; or

(C) has information that is necessary for the officer to conduct an official duty related
to conduct described in subitem (A) or (B);

(ii) locating or apprehending the member is within the officer's official duties; and

(iii) the request is made in writing and in the proper exercise of the officer's official
duty;

(19) the current address of a recipient of Minnesota family investment program,
general assistance, general assistance medical care, or food support may be disclosed to
law enforcement officers who, in writing, provide the name of the recipient and notify the
agency that the recipient is a person required to register under section 243.166, but is not
residing at the address at which the recipient is registered under section 243.166;

(20) certain information regarding child support obligors who are in arrears may be
made public according to section 518A.74;

(21) data on child support payments made by a child support obligor and data on
the distribution of those payments excluding identifying information on obligees may be
disclosed to all obligees to whom the obligor owes support, and data on the enforcement
actions undertaken by the public authority, the status of those actions, and data on the
income of the obligor or obligee may be disclosed to the other party;

(22) data in the work reporting system may be disclosed under section 256.998,
subdivision 7
;

(23) to the Department of Education for the purpose of matching Department of
Education student data with public assistance data to determine students eligible for free
and reduced-price meals, meal supplements, and free milk according to United States
Code, title 42, sections 1758, 1761, 1766, 1766a, 1772, and 1773; to allocate federal and
state funds that are distributed based on income of the student's family; and to verify
receipt of energy assistance for the telephone assistance plan;

(24) the current address and telephone number of program recipients and emergency
contacts may be released to the commissioner of health or a local board of health as
defined in section 145A.02, subdivision 2, when the commissioner or local board of health
has reason to believe that a program recipient is a disease case, carrier, suspect case, or at
risk of illness, and the data are necessary to locate the person;

(25) to other state agencies, statewide systems, and political subdivisions of this
state, including the attorney general, and agencies of other states, interstate information
networks, federal agencies, and other entities as required by federal regulation or law for
the administration of the child support enforcement program;

(26) to personnel of public assistance programs as defined in section 256.741, for
access to the child support system database for the purpose of administration, including
monitoring and evaluation of those public assistance programs;

(27) to monitor and evaluate the Minnesota family investment program by
exchanging data between the Departments of Human Services and Education, on
recipients and former recipients of food support, cash assistance under chapter 256, 256D,
256J, or 256K, child care assistance under chapter 119B, or medical programs under
chapter 256B, 256D, or 256L;

(28) to evaluate child support program performance and to identify and prevent
fraud in the child support program by exchanging data between the Department of Human
Services, Department of Revenue under section 270B.14, subdivision 1, paragraphs (a)
and (b), without regard to the limitation of use in paragraph (c), Department of Health,
Department of Employment and Economic Development, and other state agencies as is
reasonably necessary to perform these functions;

(29) counties operating child care assistance programs under chapter 119B may
disseminate data on program participants, applicants, and providers to the commissioner
of education; or

(30) child support data on the parents and the child may be disclosed to agencies
administering programs under titles IV-B and IV-E of the Social Security Act, as provided
by federal law. Data may be disclosed only to the extent necessary for the purpose of
establishing parentage or for determining who has or may have parental rights with respect
to a child, which could be related to permanency planning.

(b) Information on persons who have been treated for drug or alcohol abuse may
only be disclosed according to the requirements of Code of Federal Regulations, title
42, sections 2.1 to 2.67.

(c) Data provided to law enforcement agencies under paragraph (a), clause (15),
(16), (17), or (18), or paragraph (b), are investigative data and are confidential or protected
nonpublic while the investigation is active. The data are private after the investigation
becomes inactive under section 13.82, subdivision 5, paragraph (a) or (b).

(d) Mental health data shall be treated as provided in subdivisions 7, 8, and 9, but
deleted text begin isdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end not subject to the access provisions of subdivision 10, paragraph (b).

For the purposes of this subdivision, a request will be deemed to be made in writing
if made through a computer interface system.

Sec. 15.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.46, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Investigative data.

(a) data on persons, including data on vendors of
services, licensees, and applicants that is collected, maintained, used, or disseminated
by the welfare system in an investigation, authorized by statute, and relating to the
enforcement of rules or law deleted text beginisdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end confidential data on individuals pursuant to section
13.02, subdivision 3, or protected nonpublic data not on individuals pursuant to section
13.02, subdivision 13, and shall not be disclosed except:

(1) pursuant to section 13.05;

(2) pursuant to statute or valid court order;

(3) to a party named in a civil or criminal proceeding, administrative or judicial, for
preparation of defense; or

(4) to provide notices required or permitted by statute.

The data referred to in this subdivision shall be classified as public data upon
deleted text begin itsdeleted text end submission to an administrative law judge or court in an administrative or judicial
proceeding. Inactive welfare investigative data shall be treated as provided in section
13.39, subdivision 3.

(b) Notwithstanding any other provision in law, the commissioner of human services
shall provide all active and inactive investigative data, including the name of the reporter
of alleged maltreatment under section 626.556 or 626.557, to the ombudsman for mental
health and developmental disabilities upon the request of the ombudsman.

Sec. 16.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.46, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Licensing data.

(a) As used in this subdivision:

(1) "licensing data" deleted text beginmeansdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end all data collected, maintained, used, or disseminated
by the welfare system pertaining to persons licensed or registered or who apply for
licensure or registration or who formerly were licensed or registered under the authority
of the commissioner of human services;

(2) "client" means a person who is receiving services from a licensee or from an
applicant for licensure; and

(3) "personal and personal financial data" deleted text beginmeansdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end Social Security numbers,
identity of and letters of reference, insurance information, reports from the Bureau of
Criminal Apprehension, health examination reports, and social/home studies.

(b)(1)new text begin(i) new text endExcept as provided in paragraph (c), the following data on applicants,
license holders, and former licensees are public: name, address, telephone number of
licensees, date of receipt of a completed application, dates of licensure, licensed capacity,
type of client preferred, variances granted, record of training and education in child care
and child development, type of dwelling, name and relationship of other family members,
previous license history, class of license, the existence and status of complaints, and the
number of serious injuries to or deaths of individuals in the licensed program as reported
to the commissioner of human services, the local social services agency, or any other
county welfare agency. For purposes of this clause, a serious injury is one that is treated
by a physician.

new text begin (ii) new text endWhen a correction order, an order to forfeit a fine, an order of license suspension,
an order of temporary immediate suspension, an order of license revocation, an order
of license denial, or an order of conditional license has been issued, or a complaint is
resolved, the following data on current and former licensees and applicants are public: the
substance and investigative findings of the licensing or maltreatment complaint, licensing
violation, or substantiated maltreatment; the record of informal resolution of a licensing
violation; orders of hearing; findings of fact; conclusions of law; specifications of the final
correction order, fine, suspension, temporary immediate suspension, revocation, denial, or
conditional license contained in the record of licensing action; whether a fine has been
paid; and the status of any appeal of these actions. deleted text beginIf a licensing sanction under section
245A.07, or a license denial under section 245A.05, is based on a determination that the
license holder or applicant is responsible for maltreatment or is disqualified under chapter
245C, the identity of the license holder or applicant as the individual responsible for
maltreatment or as the disqualified individual is public data at the time of the issuance of
the licensing sanction or denial.
deleted text end

new text begin (iii) When a sanction under section 245A.07 is based on a determination that the
license holder is responsible for maltreatment under section 626.556 or 626.557, the
identity of the license holder as the individual responsible for maltreatment is public data
at the time of the issuance of the sanction.
new text end

new text begin (iv) When a sanction under section 245A.07 is based on a determination that the
license holder is disqualified under chapter 245C, the identity of the license holder as the
disqualified individual and the reason for the disqualification are public data at the time of
the issuance of the licensing sanction. If the license holder requests reconsideration of the
disqualification and the disqualification is affirmed, the reason for the disqualification and
the reason to not set aside the disqualification are public data.
new text end

(2) Notwithstanding sections 626.556, subdivision 11, and 626.557, subdivision 12b,
when any person subject to disqualification under section 245C.14 in connection with a
license to provide family day care for children, child care center services, foster care
for children in the provider's home, or foster care or day care services for adults in the
provider's home is a substantiated perpetrator of maltreatment, and the substantiated
maltreatment is a reason for a licensing action, the identity of the substantiated perpetrator
of maltreatment is public data. For purposes of this clause, a person is a substantiated
perpetrator if the maltreatment determination has been upheld under section 256.045;
626.556, subdivision 10i; 626.557, subdivision 9d; or chapter 14, or if an individual or
facility has not timely exercised appeal rights under these sections, except as provided
under clause (1).

(3) For applicants who withdraw their application prior to licensure or denial of a
license, the following data are public: the name of the applicant, the city and county in
which the applicant was seeking licensure, the dates of the commissioner's receipt of the
initial application and completed application, the type of license sought, and the date
of withdrawal of the application.

(4) For applicants who are denied a license, the following data are public: the name
and address of the applicant, the city and county in which the applicant was seeking
licensure, the dates of the commissioner's receipt of the initial application and completed
application, the type of license sought, the date of denial of the application, the nature of
the basis for the denial, the record of informal resolution of a denial, orders of hearings,
findings of fact, conclusions of law, specifications of the final order of denial, and the
status of any appeal of the denial.

(5) The following data on persons subject to disqualification under section 245C.14
in connection with a license to provide family day care for children, child care center
services, foster care for children in the provider's home, or foster care or day care services
for adults in the provider's home, are public: the nature of any disqualification set
aside under section 245C.22, subdivisions 2 and 4, and the reasons for setting aside the
disqualification; the nature of any disqualification for which a variance was granted under
sections 245A.04, subdivision 9; and 245C.30, and the reasons for granting any variance
under section 245A.04, subdivision 9; and, if applicable, the disclosure that any person
subject to a background study under section 245C.03, subdivision 1, has successfully
passed a background study. If a licensing sanction under section 245A.07, or a license
denial under section 245A.05, is based on a determination that an individual subject to
disqualification under chapter 245C is disqualified, the disqualification as a basis for the
licensing sanction or denial is public data. As specified in clause (1), new text beginitem (iv), new text endif the
disqualified individual is the license holder deleted text beginor applicantdeleted text end, the identity of the license holder
deleted text begin or applicant isdeleted text endnew text begin and the reason for the disqualification arenew text end public datanew text begin; and, if the license
holder requested reconsideration of the disqualification and the disqualification is affirmed,
the reason for the disqualification and the reason to not set aside the disqualification are
public data
new text end. If the disqualified individual is an individual other than the license holder or
applicant, the identity of the disqualified individual shall remain private data.

(6) When maltreatment is substantiated under section 626.556 or 626.557 and the
victim and the substantiated perpetrator are affiliated with a program licensed under
chapter 245A, the commissioner of human services, local social services agency, or
county welfare agency may inform the license holder where the maltreatment occurred of
the identity of the substantiated perpetrator and the victim.

(7) Notwithstanding clause (1), for child foster care, only the name of the license
holder and the status of the license are public if the county attorney has requested that data
otherwise classified as public data under clause (1) be considered private data based on the
best interests of a child in placement in a licensed program.

(c) The following are private data on individuals under section 13.02, subdivision
12
, or nonpublic data under section 13.02, subdivision 9: personal and personal financial
data on family day care program and family foster care program applicants and licensees
and their family members who provide services under the license.

(d) The following are private data on individuals: the identity of persons who have
made reports concerning licensees or applicants that appear in inactive investigative data,
and the records of clients or employees of the licensee or applicant for licensure whose
records are received by the licensing agency for purposes of review or in anticipation of a
contested matter. The names of reporters of complaints or alleged violations of licensing
standards under chapters 245A, 245B, 245C, and applicable rules and alleged maltreatment
under sections 626.556 and 626.557, are confidential data and may be disclosed only as
provided in section 626.556, subdivision 11, or 626.557, subdivision 12b.

(e) Data classified as private, confidential, nonpublic, or protected nonpublic under
this subdivision become public data if submitted to a court or administrative law judge as
part of a disciplinary proceeding in which there is a public hearing concerning a license
which has been suspended, immediately suspended, revoked, or denied.

(f) Data generated in the course of licensing investigations that relate to an alleged
violation of law are investigative data under subdivision 3.

(g) Data that are not public data collected, maintained, used, or disseminated under
this subdivision that relate to or are derived from a report as defined in section 626.556,
subdivision 2
, or 626.5572, subdivision 18, are subject to the destruction provisions of
sections 626.556, subdivision 11c, and 626.557, subdivision 12b.

(h) Upon request, not public data collected, maintained, used, or disseminated under
this subdivision that relate to or are derived from a report of substantiated maltreatment as
defined in section 626.556 or 626.557 may be exchanged with the Department of Health
for purposes of completing background studies pursuant to section 144.057 and with
the Department of Corrections for purposes of completing background studies pursuant
to section 241.021.

(i) Data on individuals collected according to licensing activities under chapters
245A and 245C, and data on individuals collected by the commissioner of human services
according to deleted text beginmaltreatmentdeleted text end investigations under new text beginchapters 245A, 245B, and 245C, and
new text endsections 626.556 and 626.557deleted text begin,deleted text end may be shared with the Department of Human Rights, the
Department of Health, the Department of Corrections, the ombudsman for mental health
and developmental disabilities, and the individual's professional regulatory board when
there is reason to believe that laws or standards under the jurisdiction of those agencies
may have been violatednew text begin or the information may otherwise be relevant to the board's
regulatory jurisdiction
new text end. Unless otherwise specified in this chapter, the identity of a reporter
of alleged maltreatment or licensing violations may not be disclosed.

(j) In addition to the notice of determinations required under section 626.556,
subdivision 10f
, if the commissioner or the local social services agency has determined
that an individual is a substantiated perpetrator of maltreatment of a child based on sexual
abuse, as defined in section 626.556, subdivision 2, and the commissioner or local social
services agency knows that the individual is a person responsible for a child's care in
another facility, the commissioner or local social services agency shall notify the head
of that facility of this determination. The notification must include an explanation of the
individual's available appeal rights and the status of any appeal. If a notice is given under
this paragraph, the government entity making the notification shall provide a copy of the
notice to the individual who is the subject of the notice.

(k) All not public data collected, maintained, used, or disseminated under this
subdivision and subdivision 3 may be exchanged between the Department of Human
Services, Licensing Division, and the Department of Corrections for purposes of
regulating services for which the Department of Human Services and the Department
of Corrections have regulatory authority.

Sec. 17.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.46, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Medical data; contracts.

data relating to the medical, psychiatric, or
mental health of any individual, including diagnosis, progress charts, treatment received,
case histories, and opinions of health care providers, that deleted text beginis collected,deleted text endnew text begin arenew text end maintained,
used, or disseminated by any agency to the welfare system is private data on individuals
and will be available to the data subject, unless the private health care provider has clearly
requested in writing that the data be withheld pursuant to sections 144.291 to 144.298.
Data on individuals that is collected, maintained, used, or disseminated by a private health
care provider under contract to any agency of the welfare system deleted text beginisdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end private data on
individuals, and deleted text beginisdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end subject to the provisions of sections 13.02 to 13.07 and this section,
except that the provisions of section 13.04, subdivision 3, shall not apply. Access to
medical data referred to in this subdivision by the individual who is the subject of the data
is subject to the provisions of sections 144.291 to 144.298. Access to information that is
maintained by the public authority responsible for support enforcement and that is needed
to enforce medical support is subject to the provisions of section 518A.41.

Sec. 18.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.46, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Other data.

Data collected, used, maintained, or disseminated by the
welfare system that deleted text beginisdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end not data on individuals deleted text beginisdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end public pursuant to section 13.03,
except the following data:

(a) investigative data classified by section 13.39;

(b) welfare investigative data classified by section 13.46, subdivision 3; and

(c) security information classified by section 13.37, subdivision 2.

Sec. 19.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.462, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Definition.

As used in this section, "benefit data" deleted text beginmeansdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end data on
individuals collected or created because an individual seeks information about becoming,
is, or was an applicant for or a recipient of benefits or services provided under various
housing, home ownership, rehabilitation and community action agency, Head Start, and
food assistance programs administered by government entities. Benefit data does not
include welfare data which shall be administered in accordance with section 13.46.

Sec. 20.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.47, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Definitions.

(a) "Employment and training data" deleted text beginmeansdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end data on
individuals collected, maintained, used, or disseminated because an individual applies for,
is currently enrolled in, or has been enrolled in employment and training programs funded
with federal, state, or local resources, including those provided under the Workforce
Investment Act of 1998, United States Code, title 29, section 2801.

(b) "Employment and training service provider" means an entity certified, or seeking
to be certified, by the commissioner of employment and economic development to
deliver employment and training services under section 116J.401, subdivision 2, or an
organization that contracts with a certified entity or the Department of Employment and
Economic Development to deliver employment and training services.

(c) "Provider of training services" means an organization or entity that provides
training under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, United States Code, title 29,
section 2801.

Sec. 21.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.485, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Corporations created before May 31, 1997. new text end

new text begin Government data maintained
by a corporation created by a political subdivision before May 31, 1997, are governed by
section 465.719, subdivision 14.
new text end

Sec. 22.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.485, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Northern Technology Initiative, Inc. new text end

new text begin Government data maintained by
Northern Technology Initiative, Inc. are classified under section 116T.02, subdivisions
7 and 8.
new text end

Sec. 23.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.548, is amended to read:


13.548 SOCIAL RECREATIONAL DATA.

The following data collected and maintained by political subdivisions for the purpose
of enrolling individuals in recreational and other social programs are classified as private,
pursuant to section 13.02, subdivision 12: the name, address, telephone number, any other
data that deleted text beginidentifiesdeleted text endnew text begin identifynew text end the individual, and any data which describes the health or
medical condition of the individual, family relationships and living arrangements of an
individual or which are opinions as to the emotional makeup or behavior of an individual.

Sec. 24.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.585, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Confidential data.

The following data on individuals maintained by the
housing agency are deleted text beginclassified asdeleted text end confidential data, pursuant to section 13.02, subdivision
3
: correspondence between the agency and the agency's attorney containing data collected
as part of an active investigation undertaken for the purpose of the commencement or
defense of potential or actual litigation, including but not limited to: referrals to the Office
of the Inspector General or other prosecuting agencies for possible prosecution for fraud;
initiation of lease terminations and eviction actions; admission denial hearings concerning
prospective tenants; commencement of actions against independent contractors of the
agency; and tenant grievance hearings.

Sec. 25.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.585, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Protected nonpublic data.

The following data not on individuals
maintained by the housing agency are deleted text beginclassified asdeleted text end protected nonpublic data, pursuant
to section 13.02, subdivision 13: correspondence between the agency and the agency's
attorney containing data collected as part of an active investigation undertaken for the
purpose of the commencement or defense of potential or actual litigation, including but
not limited to, referrals to the Office of the Inspector General or other prosecuting bodies
or agencies for possible prosecution for fraud and commencement of actions against
independent contractors of the agency.

Sec. 26.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.601, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Applicants for appointment.

(a) Data about applicants for appointment to
a public body collected by a government entity as a result of the applicant's application for
appointment to the public body are private data on individuals except that the following
are public:

(1) name;

(2) city of residence, except when the appointment has a residency requirement that
requires the entire address to be public;

(3) education and training;

(4) employment history;

(5) volunteer work;

(6) awards and honors;

(7) prior government service; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(8) any data required to be provided or that deleted text beginisdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end voluntarily provided in an
application for appointment to a multimember agency pursuant to section 15.0597deleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (9) veteran status.
new text end

(b) Once an individual is appointed to a public body, the following additional items
of data are public:

(1) residential address; and

(2) either a telephone number or electronic mail address where the appointee can be
reached, or both at the request of the appointee.

(c) Notwithstanding paragraph (b), any electronic mail address or telephone number
provided by a public body for use by an appointee shall be public. An appointee may
use an electronic mail address or telephone number provided by the public body as the
designated electronic mail address or telephone number at which the appointee can be
reached.

Sec. 27.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.643, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Data received from federal government.

All data received by the
Department of Agriculture from the United States Department of Health and Human
Services, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Agriculture, Food Safety, and
Inspection Service that deleted text beginisdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end necessary for the purpose of carrying out the Department
of Agriculture's statutory food safety regulatory and enforcement duties are classified
as nonpublic data under section 13.02, subdivision 9, and private data on individuals
under section 13.02, subdivision 12. This section does not preclude the obligation of the
Department of Agriculture to appropriately inform consumers of issues that could affect
public health.

Sec. 28.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.643, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Research, monitoring, or assessment data.

(a) Except as provided in
paragraph (b), the following data created, collected, and maintained by the Department of
Agriculture during research, monitoring, or the assessment of farm practices and related
to natural resources, the environment, agricultural facilities, or agricultural practices are
classified as private or nonpublic:

(1) names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of study participants
or cooperators; and

(2) location of research, study site, and global positioning system data.

(b) The following data deleted text beginisdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end public:

(1) location data and unique well numbers for wells and springs unless protected
under section 18B.10 or another statute or rule; and

(2) data from samples collected from a public water supply as defined in section
144.382, subdivision 4.

(c) The Department of Agriculture may disclose data collected under paragraph (a) if
the Department of Agriculture determines that there is a substantive threat to human health
and safety or to the environment, or to aid in the law enforcement process. The Department
of Agriculture may also disclose data with written consent of the subject of the data.

Sec. 29.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.6435, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 13. new text end

new text begin Ethanol producer payments. new text end

new text begin Audited financial statements and notes
and disclosure statements submitted to the commissioner of agriculture regarding
ethanol producer payments pursuant to section 41A.09 are governed by section 41A.09,
subdivision 3a.
new text end

Sec. 30.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.65, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Private data.

The following data created, collected and maintained
by the Office of the Attorney General are deleted text beginclassified asdeleted text end private data on individuals:

(a) the record, including but not limited to, the transcript and exhibits of all
disciplinary proceedings held by a state agency, board or commission, except in those
instances where there is a public hearing;

(b) communications and noninvestigative files regarding administrative or policy
matters which do not evidence final public actions;

(c) consumer complaint data, other than deleted text beginthatdeleted text endnew text begin thosenew text end data classified as confidential,
including consumers' complaints against businesses and follow-up investigative materials;

(d) investigative data, obtained in anticipation of, or in connection with litigation or
an administrative proceeding where the investigation is not currently active; and

(e) data collected by the Consumer Division of the Attorney General's Office in its
administration of the home protection hot line including: the name, address, and phone
number of the consumer; the name and address of the mortgage company; the total amount
of the mortgage; the amount of money needed to bring the delinquent mortgage current;
the consumer's place of employment; the consumer's total family income; and the history
of attempts made by the consumer to renegotiate a delinquent mortgage.

Sec. 31.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.65, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Confidential data.

The following data created, collected and maintained
by the Office of the Attorney General are deleted text beginclassified asdeleted text end confidential, pursuant to section
13.02, subdivision 3: data acquired through communications made in official confidence
to members of the attorney general's staff where the public interest would suffer by
disclosure of the data.

Sec. 32.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.65, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Public data.

Data describing the final disposition of disciplinary
proceedings held by any state agency, boardnew text begin,new text end or commission are deleted text beginclassified asdeleted text end public,
pursuant to section 13.02, subdivision 15.

Sec. 33.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.679, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Utility or telephone company employee or customer.

(a) The following
are private data on individuals: data collected by the commissioner of commerce or the
Public Utilities Commission, including the names or any other data that would reveal the
identity of either an employee or customer of a telephone company or public utility who
files a complaint or provides information regarding a violation or suspected violation by
the telephone company or public utility of any federal or state law or rule; except deleted text beginthisdeleted text endnew text begin thesenew text end
data may be released as needed to law enforcement authorities.

(b) The following are private data on individuals: data collected by the commission
or the commissioner of commerce on individual public utility or telephone company
customers or prospective customers, including copies of tax forms, needed to administer
federal or state programs that provide relief from telephone company bills, public utility
bills, or cold weather disconnection. The determination of eligibility of the customers
or prospective customers may be released to public utilities or telephone companies to
administer the programs.

Sec. 34.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.719, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Comprehensive health insurance data.

(a) The following data
on eligible persons and enrollees of the state comprehensive health insurance plan are
classified as private: all data collected or maintained by the Minnesota Comprehensive
Health Association, the writing carrier, and the Department of Commerce.

(b) The Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association is considered a state agency
for purposes of this chapter.

(c) The Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association may disclose data on eligible
persons and enrollees of the state comprehensive health insurance plan to conduct actuarial
and research studies, notwithstanding the classification of deleted text beginthisdeleted text endnew text begin thesenew text end data, if:

(1) the board authorizes the disclosure;

(2) no individual may be identified in the actuarial or research report;

(3) materials allowing an individual to be identified are returned or destroyed as soon
as they are no longer needed; and

(4) the actuarial or research organization agrees not to disclose the information
unless the disclosure would be permitted under this chapter is made by the association.

Sec. 35.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.719, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Data on insurance companies and township mutual companies.

The
following data collected and maintained by the Department of Commerce are deleted text beginclassified
as
deleted text end nonpublic data:

(a) that portion of any of the following data which would identify the affected
insurance company or township mutual company: (1) any order issued pursuant to
section 60A.031, subdivision 5, or 67A.241, subdivision 4, and based in whole or in
part upon a determination or allegation by the Commerce Department or commissioner
that an insurance company or township mutual company is in an unsound, impaired, or
potentially unsound or impaired condition; or (2) any stipulation, consent agreement, letter
agreement, or similar document evidencing the settlement of any proceeding commenced
pursuant to an order of a type described in clause (1), or an agreement between the
department and an insurance company or township mutual company entered in lieu of the
issuance of an order of the type described in clause (1); and

(b) any correspondence or attachments relating to the data listed in this subdivision.

Sec. 36.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.7191, subdivision 14, is amended to read:


Subd. 14.

Requirements for health plan companies.

(a) Minnesota Risk
Adjustment Association.
Data privacy issues concerning the Minnesota Risk Adjustment
Association are governed by section 62Q.03, subdivision 9.

(b) Essential community provider. Data on applications for designation as an
essential community provider are classified under section 62Q.19, subdivision 2.

(c) Disclosure of executive compensation. Disclosure of certain data to consumer
advisory boards is governed by section 62Q.64.

new text begin (d) Audits conducted by independent organizations. Data provided by an
independent organization related to an audit report are governed by section 62Q.37,
subdivision 8.
new text end

Sec. 37.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.7191, subdivision 18, is amended to read:


Subd. 18.

Workers' compensation self-insurance.

(a) Self-Insurers' Advisory
Committee.
Data received by the Self-Insurers' Advisory Committee from the
commissioner are classified under section 79A.02, subdivision 2.

(b) Self-insurers' security fund. Disclosure of certain data received by the
self-insurers' security is governed by section 79A.09, subdivision 4.

(c) Commercial self-insurers' security fund. Disclosure of certain data received by
the commercial self-insurers' security fund is governed by section 79A.26, subdivision 4.

new text begin (d) Self-insurers' security fund and the board of trustees. The security fund and
its board of trustees are governed by section 79A.16.
new text end

new text begin (e) Commercial self-insurance group security fund. The commercial
self-insurance group security fund and its board of trustees are governed by section
79A.28.
new text end

Sec. 38.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.72, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 17. new text end

new text begin Adopt-a-highway data. new text end

new text begin The following data on participants collected
by the Department of Transportation to administer the adopt-a-highway program are
classified as private data on individuals: home addresses, except for zip codes; home
e-mail addresses; and home telephone numbers.
new text end

Sec. 39.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.7932, is amended to read:


13.7932 LOGGER SAFETY AND EDUCATION PROGRAM DATA.

The following data collected from persons who attend safety and education programs
or seminars for loggers established or approved by the commissioner under section
176.130, subdivision 11, deleted text beginisdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end public data:

(1) the names of the individuals attending the program or seminar;

(2) the names of each attendee's employer;

(3) the city where the employer is located;

(4) the date the program or seminar was held; and

(5) a description of the seminar or program.

Sec. 40.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.82, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Arrest data.

The following data created or collected by law enforcement
agencies which deleted text begindocumentsdeleted text endnew text begin documentnew text end any actions taken by them to cite, arrest, incarcerate
or otherwise substantially deprive an adult individual of liberty shall be public at all
times in the originating agency:

(a) time, date and place of the action;

(b) any resistance encountered by the agency;

(c) any pursuit engaged in by the agency;

(d) whether any weapons were used by the agency or other individual;

(e) the charge, arrest or search warrants, or other legal basis for the action;

(f) the identities of the agencies, units within the agencies and individual persons
taking the action;

(g) whether and where the individual is being held in custody or is being incarcerated
by the agency;

(h) the date, time and legal basis for any transfer of custody and the identity of the
agency or person who received custody;

(i) the date, time and legal basis for any release from custody or incarceration;

(j) the name, age, sex and last known address of an adult person or the age and sex
of any juvenile person cited, arrested, incarcerated or otherwise substantially deprived
of liberty;

(k) whether the agency employed wiretaps or other eavesdropping techniques, unless
the release of this specific data would jeopardize an ongoing investigation;

(l) the manner in which the agencies received the information that led to the arrest
and the names of individuals who supplied the information unless the identities of those
individuals qualify for protection under subdivision 17; and

(m) response or incident report number.

Sec. 41.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.82, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Request for service data.

The following data created or collected by
law enforcement agencies which deleted text begindocumentsdeleted text endnew text begin documentnew text end requests by the public for law
enforcement services shall be public government data:

(a) the nature of the request or the activity complained of;

(b) the name and address of the individual making the request unless the identity of
the individual qualifies for protection under subdivision 17;

(c) the time and date of the request or complaint; and

(d) the response initiated and the response or incident report number.

Sec. 42.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.82, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Response or incident data.

The following data created or collected by
law enforcement agencies which deleted text begindocumentsdeleted text endnew text begin documentnew text end the agency's response to a request
for service including, but not limited to, responses to traffic accidents, or which deleted text begindescribesdeleted text endnew text begin
describe
new text end actions taken by the agency on its own initiative shall be public government data:

(a) date, time and place of the action;

(b) agencies, units of agencies and individual agency personnel participating in the
action unless the identities of agency personnel qualify for protection under subdivision 17;

(c) any resistance encountered by the agency;

(d) any pursuit engaged in by the agency;

(e) whether any weapons were used by the agency or other individuals;

(f) a brief factual reconstruction of events associated with the action;

(g) names and addresses of witnesses to the agency action or the incident unless the
identity of any witness qualifies for protection under subdivision 17;

(h) names and addresses of any victims or casualties unless the identities of those
individuals qualify for protection under subdivision 17;

(i) the name and location of the health care facility to which victims or casualties
were taken;

(j) response or incident report number;

(k) dates of birth of the parties involved in a traffic accident;

(l) whether the parties involved were wearing seat belts; and

(m) the alcohol concentration of each driver.

Sec. 43.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.82, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Criminal investigative data.

Except for the data defined in subdivisions
2, 3, and 6, investigative data collected or created by a law enforcement agency in order
to prepare a case against a person, whether known or unknown, for the commission of a
crime or other offense for which the agency has primary investigative responsibility deleted text beginisdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end
confidential or protected nonpublic while the investigation is active. Inactive investigative
data deleted text beginisdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end public unless the release of the data would jeopardize another ongoing
investigation or would reveal the identity of individuals protected under subdivision 17.
Photographs which are part of inactive investigative files and which are clearly offensive
to common sensibilities are classified as private or nonpublic data, provided that the
existence of the photographs shall be disclosed to any person requesting access to the
inactive investigative file. An investigation becomes inactive upon the occurrence of any
of the following events:

(a) a decision by the agency or appropriate prosecutorial authority not to pursue
the case;

(b) expiration of the time to bring a charge or file a complaint under the applicable
statute of limitations, or 30 years after the commission of the offense, whichever comes
earliest; or

(c) exhaustion of or expiration of all rights of appeal by a person convicted on
the basis of the investigative data.

Any investigative data presented as evidence in court shall be public. Data
determined to be inactive under clause (a) may become active if the agency or appropriate
prosecutorial authority decides to renew the investigation.

During the time when an investigation is active, any person may bring an action in
the district court located in the county where the data deleted text beginisdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end being maintained to authorize
disclosure of investigative data. The court may order that all or part of the data relating to
a particular investigation be released to the public or to the person bringing the action. In
making the determination as to whether investigative data shall be disclosed, the court
shall consider whether the benefit to the person bringing the action or to the public
outweighs any harm to the public, to the agency or to any person identified in the data.
The data in dispute shall be examined by the court in camera.

Sec. 44.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.82, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 30. new text end

new text begin Access by probationary agencies. new text end

new text begin Any law enforcement agency
may share criminal investigative data on domestic violence-related offenders with any
corrections or probationary agency for criminal justice purposes. Not public data shared
with a probationary agency remain classified pursuant to this section.
new text end

Sec. 45.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.83, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Public data.

Unless specifically classified otherwise by state statute or
federal law, the following data created or collected by a medical examiner or coroner on
a deceased individual deleted text beginisdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end public: name of the deceased; date of birth; date of death;
address; sex; race; citizenship; height; weight; hair color; eye color; build; complexion;
age, if known, or approximate age; identifying marks, scars and amputations; a description
of the decedent's clothing; marital status; location of death including name of hospital
where applicable; name of spouse; whether or not the decedent ever served in the armed
forces of the United States; occupation; business; father's name (also birth name, if
different); mother's name (also birth name, if different); birthplace; birthplace of parents;
cause of death; causes of cause of death; whether an autopsy was performed and if so,
whether it was conclusive; date and place of injury, if applicable, including work place;
how injury occurred; whether death was caused by accident, suicide, homicide, or was
of undetermined cause; certification of attendance by physician; physician's name and
address; certification by coroner or medical examiner; name and signature of coroner
or medical examiner; type of disposition of body; burial place name and location, if
applicable; date of burial, cremation or removal; funeral home name and address; and
name of local register or funeral director.

Sec. 46.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.83, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Investigative data.

Data created or collected by a county coroner or
medical examiner which deleted text beginisdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end part of an active investigation mandated by chapter 390, or
any other general or local law relating to coroners or medical examiners deleted text beginisdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end confidential
data or protected nonpublic data, until the completion of the coroner's or medical
examiner's final summary of findings but may be disclosed to a state or federal agency
charged by law with investigating the death of the deceased individual about whom the
medical examiner or coroner has medical examiner data. Upon completion of the coroner's
or medical examiner's final summary of findings, the data collected in the investigation
and the final summary of it are private or nonpublic data. However, if the final summary
and the record of death indicate the manner of death is homicide, undetermined, or
pending investigation and there is an active law enforcement investigation, within the
meaning of section 13.82, subdivision 7, relating to the death of the deceased individual,
the data remain confidential or protected nonpublic. Upon review by the county attorney
of the jurisdiction in which the law enforcement investigation is active, the data may be
released to persons described in subdivision 8 if the county attorney determines release
would not impede the ongoing investigation. When the law enforcement investigation
becomes inactive, the data are private or nonpublic data. Nothing in this subdivision shall
be construed to make not public the data elements identified in subdivision 2 at any point
in the investigation or thereafter.

Sec. 47.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.83, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Classification of other data.

Unless a statute specifically provides a
different classification, all other data created or collected by a county coroner or medical
examiner that deleted text beginisdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end not data on deceased individuals or the manner and circumstances of
their death deleted text beginisdeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end public pursuant to section 13.03.

Sec. 48.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.84, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Public benefit data.

(a) The responsible authority or its designee of a
parole or probation authority or correctional agency may release private or confidential
court services data related to:

(1) criminal acts to any law enforcement agency, if necessary for law enforcement
purposes; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(2) criminal acts or delinquent acts to the victims of criminal or delinquent acts
to the extent that the data are necessary for the victim to assert the victim's legal right
to restitutionnew text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (3) history of domestic violence-related acts and domestic violence risk assessments
to a court, a law enforcement agency, a prosecuting authority, a court services department,
a parole or probation authority, a state or local correctional agency, or an agency
performing pretrial release supervision or studies for criminal justice purposes
new text end.

(b) A parole or probation authority, a correctional agency, or agencies that provide
correctional services under contract to a correctional agency may release to a law
enforcement agency the following data on defendants, parolees, or probationers: current
address, dates of entrance to and departure from agency programs, and dates and times of
any absences, both authorized and unauthorized, from a correctional program.

(c) The responsible authority or its designee of a juvenile correctional agency may
release private or confidential court services data to a victim of a delinquent act to the
extent the data are necessary to enable the victim to assert the victim's right to request
notice of release under section 611A.06. The data that may be released include only the
name, home address, and placement site of a juvenile who has been placed in a juvenile
correctional facility as a result of a delinquent act.

Sec. 49.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.84, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin Law enforcement data. new text end

new text begin Data shared by a law enforcement agency
pursuant to section 13.82, subdivision 30, remain classified pursuant to that section and
may be released as provided in subdivision 5.
new text end

Sec. 50.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.87, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Firearms data.

All data pertaining to the purchase or transfer of firearms
and applications for permits to carry firearms which are collected by government entities
pursuant to sections 624.712 to 624.719 are deleted text beginclassified asdeleted text end private, pursuant to section
13.02, subdivision 12.

Sec. 51.

new text begin [13D.08] OPEN MEETING LAW CODED ELSEWHERE.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Board of Animal Health. new text end

new text begin Certain meetings of the Board of Animal
Health are governed by section 35.0661, subdivision 1.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Minnesota Life and Health Guaranty Association. new text end

new text begin Meetings of the
Minnesota Life and Health Guaranty Association Board of Directors are governed by
section 61B.22.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Comprehensive Health Association. new text end

new text begin Certain meetings of the
Comprehensive Health Association are governed by section 62E.10, subdivision 4.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Health Technology Advisory Committee. new text end

new text begin Certain meetings of the Health
Technology Advisory Committee are governed by section 62J.156.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Health Coverage Reinsurance Association. new text end

new text begin Meetings of the Health
Coverage Reinsurance Association are governed by section 62L.13, subdivision 3.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Self-insurers' security fund. new text end

new text begin Meetings of the self-insurers' security fund
and its board of trustees are governed by section 79A.16.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Commercial self-insurance group security fund. new text end

new text begin Meetings of the
commercial self-insurance group security fund are governed by section 79A.28.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council. new text end

new text begin Certain meetings of the
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council are governed by section 97A.056, subdivision 5.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Enterprise Minnesota, Inc. new text end

new text begin Certain meetings of the board of directors of
Enterprise Minnesota, Inc. are governed by section 116O.03.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin Minnesota Business Finance, Inc. new text end

new text begin Certain meetings of Minnesota
Business Finance, Inc. are governed by section 116S.02.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 11. new text end

new text begin Northern Technology Initiative, Inc. new text end

new text begin Certain meetings of Northern
Technology Initiative, Inc. are governed by section 116T.02.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 12. new text end

new text begin Agricultural Utilization Research Institute. new text end

new text begin Certain meetings of the
Agricultural Utilization Research Institute are governed by section 116V.01, subdivision
10.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 13. new text end

new text begin Hospital authorities. new text end

new text begin Certain meetings of hospitals established under
section 144.581 are governed by section 144.581, subdivisions 4 and 5.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 14. new text end

new text begin Advisory Council on Workers' Compensation. new text end

new text begin Certain meetings of
the Advisory Council on Workers' Compensation are governed by section 175.007,
subdivision 3.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 15. new text end

new text begin Electric cooperatives. new text end

new text begin Meetings of a board of directors of an electric
cooperative that has more than 50,000 members are governed by section 308A.327.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 16. new text end

new text begin Town boards. new text end

new text begin Certain meetings of town boards are governed by section
366.01, subdivision 11.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 17. new text end

new text begin Hennepin County Medical Center and HMO. new text end

new text begin Certain meetings of the
Hennepin County Board on behalf of the HMO or Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc. are
governed by section 383B.217.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 18. new text end

new text begin Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc. new text end

new text begin Certain meetings of the Hennepin
Healthcare System, Inc. are governed by section 383B.917.
new text end

Sec. 52.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 79A.16, is amended to read:


79A.16 OPEN MEETING; ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT.

The security fund and its board of trustees shall not be subject to (1) the Open
Meeting Law,new text begin chapter 13D,new text end (2) the Open Appointments Law, (3) the deleted text beginData Privacy Lawdeleted text endnew text begin
Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, chapter 13
new text end, and (4) except where specifically
set forth, the Administrative Procedure Act.

The Self-Insurers' Advisory Committee shall not be subject to clauses (2) and (4).

Sec. 53.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 79A.28, is amended to read:


79A.28 OPEN MEETING; ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT.

The commercial self-insurance group security fund and its board of trustees shall not
be subject to:

(1) the Open Meeting Lawnew text begin, chapter 13Dnew text end;

(2) the Open Appointments Law;

(3) the deleted text beginData Privacy Lawdeleted text endnew text begin Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, chapter 13new text end; and

(4) except where specifically set forth, the Administrative Procedure Act.

Sec. 54.

new text begin [136A.051] STUDENT RECORDS AND DATA.
new text end

new text begin When a nonpublic institution of higher education provides the Office of Higher
Education student data or records pursuant to section 136A.05, subdivision 1; 136A.121,
subdivision 18; or 136A.1701, subdivision 11, the institution of higher education is not
liable for a breach of confidentiality, disclosure, use, retention, or destruction of the
student data or records, if the breach, disclosure, use, retention, or destruction results
from acts or omissions of:
new text end

new text begin (1) the Office of Higher Education; or
new text end

new text begin (2) persons provided access to the data or records by the Office of Higher Education.
new text end