IPAD provides assistance and advice on Minnesota's public access and privacy laws to the public and government.
News & Features
Legislative Commission on Data Practices
The Commission will hold its next meeting on November 19, 2014, at 9 am in Room 10, State Office Building.
Its first meeting was on July 8, 2014, where IPAD provided a general overview.
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 14-017 about a city’s use of the attorney-client privilege exception to the Open Meeting Law.
Commissioner issues Advisory Opinion 14-016: a county may release “appropriate” data to a deceased individual’s trustee in a wrongful death action, without a court order, as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 13.10, subdivision 3.
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.