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Minnesota Supreme Court issues data practices decision

On November 20, 2013, the MN Supreme Court released a decision on the treatment of data in government contracts.


Commissioner of Administration's most recent Advisory Opinions

Commissioner issues Advisory Opinion 14-002 about the classification of data in an arbitration decision that sustains a grievance and reverses all aspects of any disciplinary action against a public employee.
Advisory Opinion 14-002

Commissioner issues Advisory Opinion 14-001 about Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board complaint and investigation data.
Advisory Opinion 14-001


New information page

Learn more about 2013 legislation that requires protection for certain personal contact and online account information.


The 2013 edition of the Data Practices Laws & Rules is now available from Minnesota’s Bookstore, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/7tve7ua



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