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13.44 PROPERTY DATA.
    Subdivision 1. Real property; complaint data. The identities of individuals who register
complaints with state agencies or political subdivisions concerning violations of state laws or
local ordinances concerning the use of real property are classified as confidential data, pursuant to
section 13.02, subdivision 3.
    Subd. 2. Real property; building code violations. Code violation records pertaining to a
particular parcel of real property and the buildings, improvements, and dwelling units located
on it that are kept by any state, county, or city agency charged by the governing body of the
appropriate political subdivision with the responsibility for enforcing a state, county, or city
health, housing, building, fire prevention, or housing maintenance code are public data; except as
otherwise provided by section 13.39, subdivision 2; 13.44; or 13.82, subdivision 7.
    Subd. 3. Real property; appraisal data. (a) Confidential or protected nonpublic data.
Estimated or appraised values of individual parcels of real property that are made by personnel of
the state or a political subdivision or by independent appraisers acting for the state or a political
subdivision for the purpose of selling or acquiring land through purchase or condemnation are
classified as confidential data on individuals or protected nonpublic data.
(b) Private or nonpublic data. Appraised values of individual parcels of real property that
are made by appraisers working for fee owners or contract purchasers who have received an
offer to purchase their property from the state or a political subdivision are classified as private
data on individuals or nonpublic data.
(c) Public data. The data made confidential or protected nonpublic under paragraph (a) or
made private or nonpublic under paragraph (b) become public upon the occurrence of any of
the following:
(1) the data are submitted to a court-appointed condemnation commissioner;
(2) the data are presented in court in condemnation proceedings; or
(3) the negotiating parties enter into an agreement for the purchase and sale of the property.
    Subd. 4. Personal and intangible property; appraisal data. Preliminary and final market
value appraisals, which are made by personnel of a city or county or by an independent appraiser
acting on behalf of a city or county, of personal and intangible property owned by the city or
county, are classified as nonpublic data not on individuals until either (1) a purchase agreement is
entered into; or (2) the parties negotiating the transaction exchange appraisals.
History: 1980 c 603 s 20; 1981 c 311 s 39; 1982 c 545 s 5,21,24; 1983 c 143 s 1; 1984 c
436 s 18; 1987 c 351 s 12; 1995 c 259 art 1 s 14; 1999 c 227 s 5,22; 1Sp2003 c 19 art 2 s 1;
2004 c 290 s 6; 1Sp2005 c 6 art 3 s 1