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611A.36 Data collection.

Subdivision 1. Form prescribed. The commissioner shall, by rule adopted under chapter 14, after considering the recommendations of the advisory council, prescribe a uniform form and method for the collection of data on domestic abuse victims. The method and form of data collection shall be designed to document the incidence of assault on domestic abuse victims as defined in section 611A.31, subdivision 2. All data collected by the commissioner pursuant to this section shall be summary data within the meaning of section 13.02, subdivision 19.

Subd. 2. Mandatory data collection. Every local law enforcement agency shall collect data related to domestic abuse victims in the form required by the commissioner. The data shall be collected and transmitted to the commissioner at such times as the commissioner shall, by rule, require.

Subd. 3. Immunity from liability. Any person participating in good faith and exercising due care in the collection and transmission of data pursuant to this section shall have immunity from any liability, civil or criminal, that otherwise might result by reason of the person's action.

HIST: 1977 c 428 s 6; 1978 c 732 s 5,6; 1981 c 311 s 39; 1982 c 545 s 24; 1983 c 262 art 1 s 6; 1984 c 654 art 5 s 17; 1986 c 444; 1991 c 272 s 15; 2000 c 445 art 2 s 20,21

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