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HF 2497

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/14/2019 02:09pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to state government; regulating the display of certain business addresses
on the website of the secretary of state; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 5.

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

Section 1.

new text begin [5.42] DISPLAY OF BUSINESS ADDRESS ON WEBSITE.
new text end

new text begin (a) A business entity may request in writing that all addresses submitted by the business
entity to the secretary of state be omitted from display on the secretary of state's website.
A business entity may only request that all addresses be omitted from display if the entity
certifies that:
new text end

new text begin (1) there is only one shareholder, member, manager, or owner of the business entity;
new text end

new text begin (2) the shareholder, manager, member, or owner is a natural person; and
new text end

new text begin (3) at least one of the addresses provided is the residential address of the sole shareholder,
manager, member, or owner.
new text end

new text begin The secretary of state shall post a notice that this option is available and a link to the form
needed to make a request on the secretary's website. The secretary of state shall also attach
a copy of the request form to all business filing forms provided in a paper format that require
a business entity to submit an address.
new text end

new text begin (b) This section does not change the classification of data under chapter 13 and addresses
shall be made available to the public in response to requests made by telephone, mail, e-mail,
and facsimile transmission.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2019, and applies to business
entity filings filed with the secretary of state on or after that date.
new text end