Rulemaking docket for Minnesota Rules Chapter 5220
Workers’ Compensation Vocational Rehabilitation, Minnesota Rules, Chapter 5220
The Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) is considering amendments to all of the rehabilitation rules in Minnesota Rules, parts 5220.0100 to 5220.1900, and is also considering amendments to the rules of practice in Minnesota Rules, parts 5220.2510 to 5220.2870, regarding penalties for failure to timely provide or pay for rehabilitation services.
DLI first intends to adopt amendments to the rules governing workers’ compensation vocational rehabilitation fees, Minnesota Rules, part 5220.1900.
Published notices and comment periods
View the Request for Comments, published in State Register (page 429) on Oct. 3, 2016.
View the Dual Notice: Notice of Intent to Adopt Rules Without a Hearing Unless 25 or More Persons Request a Hearing and Notice of Hearing if 25 or More Requests for Hearing are Received –
View the Notice of Adoption of the amendments to Minnesota Rules, part 5220.1900, as published in the State Register (page 361) on Sept. 17, 2018.
The comment period ended at 4:30 p.m., May 31, 2018. Call, email or fax the contact person listed below to view the comments that were submitted.
Availability of rule draft(s) and statement of need and reasonableness
View a copy of the Statement of Need and Reasonableness for the proposed rule amendments to Minnesota Rules, part 5220.1900.
View an Aug. 23, 2018, draft for discussion purposes of Minnesota Rules, parts 5220.1410 to 5220.1700.
Requests for hearing; date and place of hearing
DLI did not receive 25 requests for a hearing during the comment period, so the hearing scheduled for June 14, 2018, is canceled.
The following person submitted valid request for a hearing: Gina M. Uhrbom, Kristen L. Ohlsen, Nicole B. Surges, Raymond J. Benning, Joseph G. Twomey, Timothy P. Eclov, Brian P. Thompson, Mark A. Wagner, Brian J. Holly, Brad M. Delger and Christopher E. Celichowski.
Call, email or fax the contact person listed below to view the requests for a hearing that were submitted.
View the order issued July 31, 2018, by Administrative Law Judge Eric L. Lipman, which approves the proposed amendments relating to workers' compensation vocational rehabilitation fees.
View the order issued April 9, 2018, by Administrative Law Judge Eric L. Lipman, which approves the Additional Notice Plan and the Dual Notice for the proposed rule amendments to Minnesota Rules, part 5220.1900.
Timetable/status of the rule proceeding; agency determinations
The Request for Comments was published in the State Register (page429) on Oct. 3, 2016.
The Dual Notice for the proposed rule amendments to Minnesota Rules, part 5220.1900 was published in the State Register (page 1,293) on Apr. 30, 2018.
Date the rule was filed with Secretary of State and the effective date of the rule as adopted
The amendments to Minnesota Rules 5220.1900 were adopted Aug. 1, 2018; were filed with the secretary of state Aug. 20, 2018; and will become effective Sept. 24, 2018.
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.
Contact: Matt Jobe
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.