Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Capital IconMinnesota Legislature

Office of the Revisor of Statutes


Subdivision 1.Scope.

The sections referred to in subdivisions 2 to 15 are codified outside this chapter. Those sections classify domestic relations data as other than public, place restrictions on access to government data, or involve data sharing.

Subd. 2.Child support parties.

Certain data regarding the location of parties in connection with child support proceedings are governed by sections 256.87, subdivision 8; 257.70; and 518.005, subdivision 5. Certain data regarding the suspension of licenses of persons owing child support are governed by section 518A.70, and certain data on newly hired employees maintained by the public authority for support enforcement are governed by section 256.998.

Subd. 3.Records of artificial insemination.

Access to records held by a court or other agency concerning artificial insemination performed on a married woman with her husband's consent is governed by section 257.56, subdivision 1.

Subd. 4.Parentage action records.

Inspection of records in parentage actions held by the court, the commissioner of human services, or elsewhere is governed by section 257.70.

Subd. 5.Adoption background check.

Data related to background checks of prospective adoptive parents are governed by section 259.41, subdivision 3.

Subd. 5a.Adoptive parent.

Certain data that may be disclosed to a prospective adoptive parent is governed by section 260C.613, subdivision 2.

Subd. 6.Fathers' adoption registry.

Data in the fathers' adoption registry are classified under section 259.52, subdivision 4.

Subd. 7.Commissioner's records of adoption.

Records of adoption held by the commissioner of human services are classified, and access to them is governed by section 259.79, subdivisions 1 and 3.

Subd. 8.Adoption records.

Various adoption records are classified under section 259.53, subdivision 1. Access to the original birth record of a person who has been adopted is governed by section 259.89.

Subd. 9.Parent education program.

Certain data involving participation in a parent education program are governed by section 518.157, subdivision 5.

Subd. 10.Visitation dispute resolution.

Certain data involving visitation dispute resolution are governed by section 518.1751, subdivision 4a.

Subd. 11.Child custody proceedings.

Court records of child custody proceedings may be sealed as provided in section 518.168.

Subd. 12.Child support attorneys.

Certain data provided by an applicant or recipient of child support enforcement services are classified under section 518A.47.

Subd. 13.Custody mediation.

Child custody or visitation mediation records are classified under section 518.619, subdivision 5.

Subd. 14.Domestic abuse; petitioner's residence.

Court records on the location or residence of a petitioner in a domestic abuse proceeding are governed by section 518B.01, subdivision 3b.

Subd. 15.Guardian or conservator; background study.

Access to data for background studies required by the court under section 524.5-118, is governed by that section.

Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes