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Workers' compensation vocational rehabilitation registration; Minnesota Rules, Chapter 5220

The Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) is considering amendments to the vocational rehabilitation rules in Minnesota Rules, Chapter 5220. Specifically, DLI is considering changes to the rules governing the registration of rehabilitation providers, including:  amending the definitions of terms in Minnesota Rules, part 5220.0100; amending or repealing Minnesota Rules, parts 5220.1400, 5220.1500, 5220.1600 and 5220.1700; and adopting new rules to replace any that are repealed.

Published notices and comment periods

View the Request for Comments, published in the State Register (page 1327) on May 16, 2022. Interested persons or groups may submit comments or information about these possible rules in writing until further notice is published in the State Register that the department intends to adopt or withdraw the rules.

Availability of rule draft(s) and Statement of Need and Reasonableness

The department has not yet drafted the possible rules or the Statement of Need and Reasonableness, but when a draft becomes available it will be posted on this docket page.

Draft for discussion at the July 7, 2022, Rehabilitation Review Panel meeting:  Draft of possible changes to rules governing registration of rehabilitation providers

Requests of hearing; date and place of hearing

To be determined.

Administrative law judge reports and orders

To be determined.

Timetable/status of the rule proceeding; agency determinations

To be determined.

Date the rule was filed with the Secretary of State and the effective date of the rule as adopted

To be determined.

Contact person

Contact the person below for additional information about the planned rule, to receive rule notices, to receive rule drafts if available, to provide comments, or to view comments or requests for hearing that have been submitted.

Ethan Landy, Office of General Counsel
Email:  dli.rules@state.mn.us
Phone:  651-284-5006

Comments and questions may also be submitted by U.S. mail, to the contact person listed above, at:  Department of Labor and Industry, 443 Lafayette Road N., St. Paul, MN  55155.

Comments received after 4:30 p.m. will be considered received on the next state business day the Department of Labor and Industry is open.