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    Subdivision 1. Studies. The commissioner shall collect injury incidence information,
analyze the information, and conduct special studies regarding traumatic brain injury and spinal
cord injury.
    Subd. 2. Provision of data. The commissioner shall provide summary registry data to public
and private entities to conduct studies using data collected by the registry. The commissioner
may charge a fee under section 13.03, subdivision 3, for all out-of-pocket expenses associated
with the provision of data or data analysis.
    Subd. 3. Notification. Within five days of receiving a report of traumatic brain injury or
spinal cord injury, the commissioner shall notify the injured person or the injured person's family
of resources and services available in Minnesota, pursuant to section 144.662, clause (2).
    Subd. 4.[Repealed, 1999 c 86 art 2 s 6]
    Subd. 5. Rules. The commissioner shall adopt rules to administer the registry, collect
information, and distribute data. The rules must include, but are not limited to, the following:
(1) the specific ICD-9 procedure codes included in the definitions of "traumatic brain injury"
and "spinal cord injury";
(2) the type of data to be reported;
(3) standards for reporting specific types of data;
(4) the persons and facilities required to report and the time period in which reports must be
(5) criteria relating to the use of registry data by public and private entities engaged in
research; and
(6) specification of fees to be charged under section 13.03, subdivision 3, for out-of-pocket
History: 1991 c 292 art 2 s 8; 1994 c 483 s 1; 1997 c 205 s 22