1st Engrossment - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 09/15/2015 10:07am
A bill for an act
relating to data practices; authorizing certain data on disability certificate holders
to be released for purposes of enforcing parking restrictions in cities and towns;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13.69, subdivision 1.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13.69, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
(a) The following government data of the
Department of Public Safety are private data:
(1) medical data on driving instructors, licensed drivers, and applicants for parking
certificates and special license plates issued to physically disabled persons;
(2) other data on holders of a disability certificate under section 169.345, except that
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(3) Social Security numbers in driver's license and motor vehicle registration
records, except that Social Security numbers must be provided to the Department of
Revenue for purposes of tax administration, the Department of Labor and Industry for
purposes of workers' compensation administration and enforcement, and the Department
of Natural Resources for purposes of license application administration; and
(4) data on persons listed as standby or temporary custodians under section 171.07,
subdivision 11, except that the data must be released to:
(i) law enforcement agencies for the purpose of verifying that an individual is a
designated caregiver; or
(ii) law enforcement agencies who state that the license holder is unable to
communicate at that time and that the information is necessary for notifying the designated
caregiver of the need to care for a child of the license holder.
The department may release the Social Security number only as provided in clause
(3) and must not sell or otherwise provide individual Social Security numbers or lists of
Social Security numbers for any other purpose.
(b) The following government data of the Department of Public Safety are
confidential data: data concerning an individual's driving ability when that data is received
from a member of the individual's family.
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