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    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,
    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.
History: 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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