Vulnerable Adult Act

In April 1980, Governor Al Quie signed Minnesota’s Vulnerable Adult Act into Law

The Acts definition and related laws are:

626.557 – REPORTING OF MALTREATMENT OF VULNERABLE ADULTS

626.5571 – MULTIDISCIPLINARY ADULT PROTECTION TEAM

626.5572 – DEFINITIONS

626.5573 – NEGLIGENCE ACTIONS

9555.7100-9555.7600 – ADMINISTRATIVE RULES

Department of Human Services Rules govern the investigation and reporting of maltreatment of vulnerable adults and some aspects of the emergency and continuing protective social services required to be furnished by local social services agencies under the Vulnerable Adult Act.