IPAD provides assistance and advice on Minnesota's public access and privacy laws to the public and government.

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Data Practices Laws & Rules statute book available from Minnesota's Bookstore.

Legislative Commission on Data Practices

Meetings of the Commission have not yet been set for 2015.

Its first meeting was on July 8, 2014, where IPAD provided a general overview.

Sample Policy Guidance

IPAD developed sample policy guidance to meet the new requirements in Minnesota Statutes, section 13.05, subd. 5, effective August 1, 2014, related to ensuring appropriate access to not public data.

Commissioner of Administration's Most Recent Advisory Opinions

Commissioner issues Advisory Opinion 15-003 about a government contractor's response to a data request.

Commissioner issues Advisory Opinion 15-002 about closed meetings for a performance evaluation.

Commissioner issues Advisory Opinion 15-001 on classification of application data submitted by a non-registered medical cannabis manufacturer.

IPAD on the Road

IPAD staff will be presenting/training at these upcoming events:

Minnesota County Attorneys Association: Child Support Conference (St. Cloud, MN) – June 12, 2015

Minnesota e-Health Summit (St. Louis Park, MN) – June 16-17, 2015

Minnesota Counties Insurance Trust: Advanced Employment Issues for Public Entities (St. Cloud, MN) – June 18, 2015

Minnesota Rural Health Conference (Duluth, MN) – June 29-30, 2015

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IPAD Data Practices and Open Meeting Law Workshops & Events

Intro to Data Practices Policies and Procedures

Monday, June 29, 2015, 8:45a.m.-Noon

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The Do's and Don'ts of Government Personnel Data

Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 9:00a.m.-3:30p.m.

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Open Meeting Law Workshop

Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 8:45a.m.-Noon

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Law Enforcement Data Workshop

Hosted by the Golden Valley Police Department

Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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