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SF 486

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/24/2019 03:22pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; authorizing data sharing between the Department of
Human Services and the Metropolitan Council for special transportation purposes;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 13.461, by adding a subdivision;
13.72, subdivision 10; 473.386, by adding a subdivision.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 13.461, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 33. new text end

new text begin Metropolitan Council special transportation service. new text end

new text begin Data sharing between
the commissioner of human services and the Metropolitan Council to administer and
coordinate transportation services for individuals with disabilities and elderly individuals
is governed by section 473.386, subdivision 9.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective June 1, 2019, and applies in the counties
of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 13.72, subdivision 10, is amended to read:


Subd. 10.

Transportation service data.

new text begin(a) new text endPersonal, medical, financial, familial, or
locational information data pertaining to applicants for or users of services providing
transportation for deleted text beginthe disableddeleted text endnew text begin individuals with disabilitiesnew text end or elderly new text beginindividuals new text endare privatenew text begin
data on individuals
new text end.

new text begin (b) Private transportation service data may be disclosed between the commissioner of
human services and the Metropolitan Council to administer and coordinate human services
programs and transportation services for individuals with disabilities and elderly individuals
under section 473.386.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective June 1, 2019, and applies in the counties
of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 473.386, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Data practices. new text end

new text begin (a) For purposes of administering this section, and only with
the consent of the data subject, the commissioner of human services and the Metropolitan
Council may share the following private data on individuals eligible for special transportation
services:
new text end

new text begin (1) name;
new text end

new text begin (2) date of birth;
new text end

new text begin (3) residential address; and
new text end

new text begin (4) program eligibility status with expiration date, to inform the other party of program
eligibility.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner of human services and the Metropolitan Council must provide
notice regarding data sharing to each individual applying for or renewing eligibility to use
special transportation services. The notice must seek consent to engage in data sharing under
paragraph (a), and must state how and for what purposes the individual's private data will
be shared between the commissioner of human services and the Metropolitan Council. A
consent to engage in data sharing is effective until the individual's eligibility expires, but
may be renewed if the individual applies to renew eligibility.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION. new text end

new text begin This section is effective June 1, 2019, and
applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington.
Within 60 days of this section's effective date, the commissioner of human services and the
Metropolitan Council must provide notice regarding data sharing to each individual who is
currently receiving special transportation services under Minnesota Statutes, section 473.386.
The notice must provide an opportunity to opt out of data sharing under paragraph (a) of
this section and must state how and for what purposes the individual's private data will be
shared between the commissioner of human services and the Metropolitan Council. An
individual who is currently receiving special transportation services on this section's effective
date is presumed to have consented to data sharing under paragraph (a) unless, within 60
days of the dissemination of the notice, the individual appropriately informs the commissioner
of human services or the Metropolitan Council that the individual opts out of data sharing.
new text end