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    Subdivision 1. Filings. A document is filed when it is received by the commissioner.
    Subd. 2. Register. The commissioner shall keep a register of all applications for registration
and registration statements which are or have ever been effective, and all denial, suspension, or
revocation orders which have ever been entered under this chapter and any predecessor laws. Any
information contained in the register shall be a matter of public record.
    Subd. 3. Classification of information. All information contained in or filed with
any registration statement, application, or report, except such information as to which the
commissioner, upon request and for good cause shown, grants confidential treatment, and except
as to reports of sales provided for in section 45.027, subdivision 1, clause (7), shall be a matter
of public record and shall be made available to the public under such rules as the commissioner
    Subd. 4. Copying. Upon request and at such reasonable charges as the commissioner
prescribes, the commissioner shall furnish to any person photostatic or other copies (certified
under the seal of office if requested) of any entry in the register or any document which is a matter
of public record. In any proceeding or prosecution under this chapter, any copy so certified is
prima facie evidence of the contents of the entry or document certified.
    Subd. 5. Interpretive opinions. The commissioner may honor requests from interested
persons for interpretive opinions.
History: 1973 c 451 s 26; 1986 c 444; 1987 c 336 s 18
NOTE: This section is repealed by Laws 2006, chapter 196, article 1, section 51, effective
August 1, 2007. Laws 2006, chapter 196, article 1, section 52.

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