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Minnesota Agencies

Information on Minnesota State Agencies, Boards, Task Forces, and Commissions

Compiled by the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library

Abstracters Board

Also known as:
State Board of Abstractors
Board of Examiners of Abstracters
Minnesota Board of Abstractors Examiners
State Board of Abstract Examiners
Minnesota Abstracters Board of Examiners
Board of Abstractors
Active dates:1957-1993

Examines applicants, licenses abstracters, and handles complaints concerning Minnesota abstracters.


Name changed from Abstractors Board of Examiners to Board of Abstractors, 1975 Minn. Laws Chap. 271 Sec. 3 (22). Host department: Commerce. "The board is no longer in existence as of August 1993" (Source: Annual compilation and statistical report: membership on state councils, boards and commissions).


7 members (4 abstracters, 1 attorney, 2 public members); appointed by governor; 4-year terms; per diem plus expenses; members file with Ethical Practices Board.; Originally (1957): 5 members; 6-year terms; senate confirmation not required.


Found: Board of Abstracters (State Register, 3 November 1986, 11 S.R. 836)

Record last updated: 04/24/2019

Additional print information on this group may be available in the Library's collection of agency notebooks. Please contact a librarian for assistance. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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