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13.355 SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS.

Subdivision 1.General.

The Social Security numbers of individuals, whether provided in whole or in part, collected or maintained by a government entity are private data on individuals, except to the extent that access to the Social Security number is specifically authorized by law.

Subd. 2.County recorder or registrar of titles.

Subdivision 1 does not apply to Social Security numbers that appear in documents or records filed or recorded with the county recorder or registrar of titles, other than documents filed under section 600.23.

Subd. 3.Social Security number; prohibited on face of mailings.

A government entity must not:

(1) mail or deliver or cause to be mailed or delivered an item that displays a Social Security number on the outside of the item or in a manner where the Social Security number is visible without opening the item; or

(2) require or request a person to mail or deliver or cause to be mailed or delivered an item that displays a Social Security number on the outside of the item or in a manner where the Social Security number is visible without opening the item.

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