256.9744 Office data.
Subdivision 1. Classification. Except as provided in this section, data maintained by the office under sections 256.974 to 256.9744 are private data on individuals or nonpublic data as defined in section 13.02, subdivision 9 or 12, and must be maintained in accordance with the requirements of Public Law Number 100-75, United States Code, title 42, section 3027(a)(12)(D).
Subd. 2. Release. Data maintained by the office that does not relate to the identity of a complainant, a client receiving home-care services, or a resident of a long-term facility may be released at the discretion of the ombudsman responsible for maintaining the data. Data relating to the identity of a complainant, a client receiving home-care services, or a resident of a long-term facility may be released only with the consent of the complainant, the client or resident or by court order.
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