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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 14-003 about the University of Minnesota’s response to a request for certain study-related data.
Advisory Opinion 14-003
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
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