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Subpart 1.

Who may complain.

A person who believes a violation of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A, or another provision of law placed under the board's jurisdiction by Minnesota Statutes, section 10A.022, subdivision 3, or rules of the board has occurred may submit a written complaint to the board.

Subp. 2.


Complaints must be submitted in writing. The name and address of the person making the complaint must be included on the complaint and it must be signed by the complainant or an individual authorized to act on behalf of the complainant. A complainant shall list the alleged violator and the alleged violator's address if known by the complainant and describe the complainant's knowledge of the alleged violation. Any evidentiary material should be submitted with the complaint. Complaints are not available for public inspection or copying until after the board makes a finding.

Subp. 3.

[Repealed, 30 SR 903]

Subp. 4.


Evidentiary testimony given in a meeting conducted by the board under this chapter must be under oath. Arguments made to the board that do not themselves constitute evidence are not required to be under oath.

Subp. 5.


Any portion of a meeting during which the board is hearing testimony or taking action concerning any complaint, investigation, preparation of a conciliation agreement, or a conciliation meeting must be closed to the public. The minutes and tape recordings of a meeting closed to the public must be kept confidential.

Subp. 6.


At any time during an investigation of a complaint, the board may hold a contested case hearing before making a finding on the complaint.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 10A.02; 10A.025


11 SR 1611; 12 SR 1809; 20 SR 2504; 26 SR 1363; 30 SR 903; 39 SR 757; L 2015 c 73 s 26

Published Electronically:

September 1, 2015

Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes