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SF 3212

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/18/2020 08:43am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to data practices; classifying law enforcement mental health unit data as
private data on individuals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 13.82, by
adding a subdivision.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 13.82, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:

new text begin Subd. 32. new text end

new text begin Mental health unit. new text end

new text begin Data maintained within a law enforcement agency's
mental health unit is private data on individuals except that it may be shared with the welfare
system, as defined in section 13.46, subdivision 1, paragraph (c), to coordinate necessary
services on behalf of the subject of the data. For purposes of this subdivision, "mental health
unit" means a unit within a law enforcement agency specifically designated to:
new text end

new text begin (1) respond to mental health incidents and connect individuals with mental health issues
to appropriate resources; or
new text end

new text begin (2) provide long-term intervention strategies through specifically trained law enforcement
officers and mental health co-responders to facilitate an individual's treatment and well-being.
new text end