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13.59 HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT DATA.
    Subdivision 1. Private survey data. The following data collected in surveys of individuals
conducted by cities and housing and redevelopment authorities for the purposes of planning,
development, and redevelopment, are classified as private data pursuant to section 13.02,
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: the names and addresses of individuals and the legal descriptions of property
owned by individuals.
    Subd. 2. Nonpublic survey data. The following data collected in surveys of businesses
conducted by cities and housing and redevelopment authorities, for the purposes of planning,
development, and redevelopment, are classified as nonpublic data pursuant to section 13.02,
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: the names, addresses, and legal descriptions of business properties and the
commercial use of the property to the extent disclosure of the use would identify a particular
business.
    Subd. 3. Financial assistance data. (a) The following data that are submitted to a housing
and redevelopment authority by persons who are requesting financial assistance are private data
on individuals or nonpublic data:
(1) financial statements;
(2) credit reports;
(3) business plans;
(4) income and expense projections;
(5) customer lists;
(6) balance sheets;
(7) income tax returns; and
(8) design, market, and feasibility studies not paid for with public funds.
(b) Data submitted to the authority under paragraph (a) become public data if the authority
provides financial assistance to the person, except that the following data remain private or
nonpublic:
(1) business plans;
(2) income and expense projections not related to the financial assistance provided;
(3) customer lists;
(4) income tax returns; and
(5) design, market, and feasibility studies not paid for with public funds.
    Subd. 4. Definition. For purposes of this section, "housing and redevelopment authority" has
the meaning given in section 469.002, subdivision 2, and includes a government entity exercising
powers under sections 469.001 to 469.047.
History: 1984 c 436 s 26; 1999 c 227 s 22; 2001 c 202 s 6