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Legislative Commission on Data Practices

The Commission will hold its next meeting on October 28, 2014, at 9 am in Room 10, State Office Building.

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

Presentation Materials

Thanks to all who attended our data practices and open meetings primer on August 12! We hope you find the presentation and requesting data handout helpful.

New 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 14-015 about a city council’s conduct regarding special meetings, meeting notices, statement required to close a meeting, and other issues under the Open Meeting Law.

Commissioner issues Advisory Opinion 14-014 about the statement required to close a meeting to discuss a sale or purchase of property.

Commissioner issues Advisory Opinion 14-013 about access to public law enforcement data and access procedures.

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IPAD Data Practices and Open Meeting Law Workshops & Events

Stay tuned for upcoming events!



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