245.93 ORGANIZATION OF OFFICE OF OMBUDSMAN.
Subdivision 1. Staff.
The ombudsman may appoint a deputy and a confidential secretary in
the unclassified service and may appoint other employees as authorized by the legislature. The
ombudsman and the full-time staff are members of the Minnesota State Retirement Association.
Subd. 2. Advocacy.
The function of mental health and developmental disability client
advocacy in the Department of Human Services is transferred to the Office of Ombudsman
according to section
. The ombudsman shall maintain at least one client advocate in each
Subd. 3. Delegation.
The ombudsman may delegate to members of the staff any authority or
duties of the office except the duty of formally making recommendations to an agency or facility
or reports to the governor or the legislature.
History: 1987 c 352 s 4; 2005 c 56 s 1