§ 13D.01 Meetings Must Be Open to the Public; Exceptions
§ 13D.015 Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means
§ 13D.02 Meetings Conducted by Interactive Tv; Conditions
§ 13D.021 Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means; Conditions
§ 13D.03 Closed Meetings for Labor Negotiations Strategy
§ 13D.04 Notice of Meetings
§ 13D.05 Meetings Having Data Classified as Not Public
§ 13D.06 Civil Fines; Forfeiture of Office; Other Remedies
§ 13D.065 Use of Social Media
§ 13D.07 Citation
§ 13D.08 Open Meeting Law Coded Elsewhere

Terms Used In Minnesota Statutes > Chapter 13D

  • Agency: has the meaning given in section 256P. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Appeal: means a written statement from an applicant or participant who requests a hearing under section 256J. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Applicant: means a person who has submitted to a county agency an application and whose application has not been acted upon, denied, or voluntarily withdrawn. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Application: means the submission by or on behalf of a family to a county agency of a completed, signed, and dated form, prescribed by the commissioner, that indicates the desire to receive assistance. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Caregiver: means a minor child's birth or adoptive parent or parents and stepparent who live in the home with the minor child. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of human services or the commissioner's designated representative. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Countable income: means earned and unearned income that is not excluded under section 256J. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • County agency: means the agency designated by the county board to implement financial assistance for current programs and for MFIP and the agency responsible for enforcement of child support collection, and a county or multicounty agency that is authorized under sections 393. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Date of application: means the date on which the county agency receives an applicant's signed application. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Department: means the Minnesota Department of Human Services. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Disqualified: means being ineligible to receive MFIP due to noncooperation with program requirements. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Documentation: means a written statement or record that substantiates or validates an assertion made by a person or an action taken by a person, agency, or entity. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • DWP: has the meaning given in section 256J. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Earned income: has the meaning given in section 256P. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Family: includes :

    (1) the following individuals who live together: a minor child or a group of minor children related to each other as siblings, half siblings, stepsiblings, or adoptive siblings, together with their natural, adoptive parents, stepparents, or caregiver as defined in subdivision 11; and

    (2) a pregnant woman with no other children. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03

  • Family violence: means the following, if committed against a family or household member by a family or household member:

    (1) physical harm, bodily injury, or assault;

    (2) the infliction of fear of imminent physical harm, bodily injury, or assault; or

    (3) terroristic threats, within the meaning of section 609. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03

  • Family violence waiver: means a waiver of the 60-month time limit for victims of family violence who meet the criteria in section 256J. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • hearing: means the evidentiary hearing conducted by the department human services judge to resolve disputes as specified in section 256J. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Holiday: includes New Year's Day, January 1; Martin Luther King's Birthday, the third Monday in January; Washington's and Lincoln's Birthday, the third Monday in February; Memorial Day, the last Monday in May; Independence Day, July 4; Labor Day, the first Monday in September; Christopher Columbus Day, the second Monday in October; Veterans Day, November 11; Thanksgiving Day, the fourth Thursday in November; and Christmas Day, December 25; provided, when New Year's Day, January 1; or Independence Day, July 4; or Veterans Day, November 11; or Christmas Day, December 25; falls on Sunday, the following day shall be a holiday and, provided, when New Year's Day, January 1; or Independence Day, July 4; or Veterans Day, November 11; or Christmas Day, December 25; falls on Saturday, the preceding day shall be a holiday. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Home: means the primary place of residence used by a person as the base for day-to-day living and does not include locations used as mail drops. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Household: means a group of persons who live together. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Income: means cash or in-kind benefit, whether earned or unearned, received by or available to an applicant or participant that is not property under section 256P. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • MFIP: means the assistance program authorized in this chapter. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Minor child: means a child who is living in the same home of a parent or other caregiver, is not the parent of a child in the home, and is either less than 18 years of age or is under the age of 19 years and is a full-time student in a secondary school or pursuing a full-time secondary level course of vocational or technical training designed to fit students for gainful employment. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Overpayment: means the portion of an assistance payment issued by the county agency that is greater than the amount for which the assistance unit is eligible. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Parent: means a child's biological or adoptive parent who is legally obligated to support that child. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Participant: includes any of the following:

    (1) a person who is currently receiving cash assistance or the food portion available through MFIP;

    (2) a person who withdraws a cash or food assistance payment by electronic transfer or receives and cashes an MFIP assistance check or food coupons and is subsequently determined to be ineligible for assistance for that period of time is a participant, regardless whether that assistance is repaid;

    (3) the caregiver relative and the minor child whose needs are included in the assistance payment;

    (4) a person in an assistance unit who does not receive a cash and food assistance payment because the case has been suspended from MFIP;

    (5) a person who receives cash payments under the diversionary work program under section 256J. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03

  • Payment month: means the calendar month for which the assistance payment is paid. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Person trained in domestic violence: means an individual who works for an organization that is designated by the Minnesota Center for Crime Victims Services as providing services to victims of domestic violence, or a county staff person who has received similar specialized training, and includes any other person or organization designated by a qualifying organization under this section. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Prospective budgeting: means a method of determining the amount of the assistance payment in which the budget month and payment month are the same. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Recoupment: means the action of the county agency to reduce a family's monthly assistance payment to recover overpayments caused by client or agency error and overpayments received while an appeal is pending. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Transitional standard: means the basic standard for a family without earned income and is a combination of the cash portion and food portion as specified in section 256J. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Unearned income: has the meaning given in section 256P. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Vendor: means a provider of goods or services. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Vendor payment: means a payment authorized by a county agency to a vendor. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Verification: means the process a county agency uses to establish the accuracy or completeness of information from an applicant, participant, third party, or other source as that information relates to program eligibility or an assistance payment. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03