13.791 Rehabilitation data.
Subdivision 1. General. Unless the data is summary data or is otherwise classified by statute or federal law, all data collected and maintained by the Department of Labor and Industry or the Department of Employment and Economic Development that pertain to individuals applying for or receiving rehabilitation services is private data on individuals.
Subd. 2. Harmful data. Medical, psychological, or other rehabilitation data determined to be harmful to the individual by either the commissioner of labor and industry or the commissioner of employment and economic development shall not be released directly to the individual but must be provided through the individual's legal representative, a physician, or a psychological practitioner.
Subd. 3. Data on blind vendors. The commissioner of employment and economic development may release the name, business address, and business telephone number of an individual licensed under section 248.07, subdivision 8. The State Committee of Blind Vendors organized in accordance with Code of Federal Regulations, title 34, section 395.14, has access to private data in the Department of Employment and Economic Development on an individual licensed under section 248.07, subdivision 8, to the extent necessary to complete its duties.