(a) The office or a delegate may inspect the instructional books and records, classrooms,
dormitories, tools, equipment and classes of any school or applicant for license at any reasonable
time. The office may require the submission of a certified public audit, or if there is no such audit
available the office or a delegate may inspect the financial books and records of the school. In
no event shall such financial information be used by the office to regulate or set the tuition or
fees charged by the school.
(b) Data obtained from an inspection of the financial records of a school or submitted to
the office as part of a license application or renewal are nonpublic data as defined in section
13.02, subdivision 9
. Data obtained from inspections may be disclosed to other members of the
office, to law enforcement officials, or in connection with a legal or administrative proceeding
commenced to enforce a requirement of law.
History: 1969 c 866 s 10; 1973 c 714 s 18; 1986 c 444; 1992 c 513 art 1 s 27; 1995 c 212
art 3 s 59; 1999 c 227 s 13; 2005 c 107 art 3 s 18