Minnesota: Legislative financial disclosure ranking

Minnesota

Rank: 40     |     Points: 53.5     |     Grade: F

Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board

QuestionAnswerPointsNotes
Requires financial disclosure filing?Yes1 
Requires complete financial disclosure filing (no update)?No0Filers submit supplementary statement if most recent filing has changed.
Requires financial disclosure filing annually?Yes1 
Requires complete financial disclosure filing for candidates?Yes1 
Employment information required?Yes5 
Employment information not narrowly defined?Yes5 
Employer/business name required?Yes5 
Employment job title required?Yes2 
Employer description required?No0 
Value range/income amount required?No0 
Spouse employment information required and clear?No0 
Officer/director information required?Yes4 
Officer/director information not narrowly defined?No0 
Officer/director entity name required?Yes4 
Officer/director entity description required?No0 
Spouse officer/director information required and clear?No0 
Investment information required?Yes3 
Investment information not narrowly defined?Yes3 
Investment entity name required?Yes3 
Investment entity description required?No0 
Investment value range/holding amount required?No0 
Spouse investment information required and clear?No0 
Client information required?No0 
Client name required?No0 
Client value range/income amount required?No0 
Spouse client information required and clear?No0 
Real-property information required?Yes2 
Real-property information not narrowly defined?Yes2 
Real-property value range/amount required?No0 
Spouse real-property information required and clear?No0 
Spouse name required?No0 
Dependent name required?No0 
Financial disclosure filings in central office?Yes1 
Lawmakers not forwarded reviewer information?Yes1 
In-person appearance not required to obtain filings?Yes1 
Copy fees less than 50 cents per page?Yes0.5Half point awarded because mailed copies are 50 cents per page; in-office copies are 10 cents per page.
Blank disclosure form available on Web?Yes1 
Disclosure filings available electronically or on the Web in any format?Yes3 
Late-filing penalties on the books?Yes1 
Misfiling penalties on the books?Yes1 
State has auditing authority?Yes1 
State routinely reviews filings for accuracy and completeness either through formal audit process or informal review process?Yes1 
State published list of delinquent filers on Web or in printed document?Yes1