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Minnesota State Register

The State Register is published each Monday, (Tuesday if Monday is a holiday) and includes:

  • Minnesota Rules - proposed, adopted, exempt, expedited, expedited emergency, vetoed and withdrawn.
  • Executive & Commissioner's Orders, Revenue Notices, Appointments, Proclamations
  • Official Notices - announcements, meeting notices, metropolitan council notices, public hearings, official reports, requests for outside opinions, vacancies in agencies, etc.
  • Professional, Technical & Consulting Contracts - including architecture and engineering, accounting/auditing/financial services, computer hardware and software, construction and remodeling, consulting and evaluating, medical/dental/psychiatric services, photographic, planning, testing, web and graphic design, writing and video services, and many others.
  • State Grants & Loans - agriculture grants, economic development, housing programs, health & human services, job skills partnerships, vocational rehabilitation, workforce partnerships, and many more.
  • Non-State Public Bids, Contracts & Grants - bids, contracts and grants from other than state agencies: city, county, metropolitan, federal, non-profit, and private agencies.

Subscriptions are available only online, and contain a special section entitled Contracts & Grants listing all contracts and grants currently open for bid, as well as a growing index to the current volume, links, and other useful items for online search. Cost is $180 a year, a savings of $80 off regular price. This enhanced electronic version is e-mailed to subscribers early.

Printed copies are available for $5 each by calling Minnesota’s Bookstore at (651) 297-3000. Ask for stock number 13-1 and the issue date. Affidavits of Publication cost $15 and include a copy of the State Register.

Deadlines and Submission
Copy deadline is always Tuesday at noon, unless a holiday shortens the week. See the deadline schedule on page 2 of each State Register. Proposed and Adopted Rules are on a two week schedule, due on Wednesday, 9 working days before publication.

All notices must be sent in Microsoft WORD - PDFs and FAXED notices cannot be used - to Sean Plemmons, editor, (651) 297-7963.

Accessing the State Register
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