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SF 4146

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/10/2020 08:54am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to government data practices; requiring public postsecondary institutions
to keep certain student information private; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018,
section 13.32, subdivision 5.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 13.32, subdivision 5, is amended to read:

Subd. 5.

Directory information.

new text begin(a) new text endInformation designated as directory information
pursuant to the provisions of United States Code, title 20, section 1232g, and Code of Federal
Regulations, title 34, section 99.37, which are in effect on January 3, 2012, is public data
on individuals, to the extent required under federal law.

new text begin (b)new text end When conducting the directory information designation and notice process required
by federal law, an educational agency or institution shall give parents and students notice
of the right to refuse to let the agency or institution designate any or all data about the student
as directory information. This notice may be given by any means reasonably likely to inform
the parents and students of the right.

new text begin (c) A public postsecondary institution must maintain documentation of a request for
directory information on 100 students or more. A public postsecondary institution's directory
information policy must not permit an individual's e-mail address, physical address, telephone
number, or identification card photograph to be publicly disclosed.
new text end