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214.25 DATA PRIVACY.
    Subdivision 1. Board data. (a) All data collected or maintained as part of the board's
duties under sections 214.19, 214.23, and 214.24 shall be classified as investigative data under
section 13.39 except that inactive investigative data shall be classified as private data under
section 13.02, subdivision 12, or nonpublic data under section 13.02, subdivision 9, in the case
of data not on individuals.
(b) Notwithstanding section 13.05, subdivision 9, data addressed in this subdivision shall not
be disclosed except as provided in this subdivision or section 13.04; except that the board may
disclose to the commissioner under section 214.23.
    Subd. 2. Commissioner of health data. (a) All data collected or maintained as part of the
commissioner of health's duties under sections 214.19, 214.23, and 214.24 shall be classified as
investigative data under section 13.39, except that inactive investigative data shall be classified
as private data under section 13.02, subdivision 12, or nonpublic data under section 13.02,
subdivision 9
, in the case of data not on individuals.
(b) Notwithstanding section 13.05, subdivision 9, data addressed in this subdivision shall not
be disclosed except as provided in this subdivision or section 13.04; except that the commissioner
may disclose to the boards under section 214.23.
(c) The commissioner may disclose data addressed under this subdivision as necessary: to
identify, establish, implement, and enforce a monitoring plan; to investigate a regulated person; to
alert persons who may be threatened by illness as evidenced by epidemiologic data; to control
or prevent the spread of HIV, HBV, or HCV disease; or to diminish an imminent threat to the
public health.
History: 1992 c 559 art 1 s 17; 2000 c 422 s 26