Stamp design contests rule changes


This rule was published and effective on September 14, 2020. Rulemaking is complete.

What is this rule about?

This rule creates additional media options for artists creating stamp contest entries.

Where do I send my comments?

You have until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, June 29, 2020 to submit comments to the Office of Administrative Hearings via its e-comments website at or 600 North Robert Street, P.O. Box 64620, St. Paul, Minnesota 55164-0620.

What will this rulemaking do?

The proposed good cause exemption adds an additional media allowance for stamp design standards in Minnesota Rules, part 6290.0400.

Under this rule change, stamp contest entries could be created in one or a combination of media, including nonphotographic digital media. Also, each person submitting an entry must list all media used to create the entry. The rule change still requires all entries to be one-of-a-kind original works of art created by the person submitting the contest entry.

Who might be affected by this rulemaking?

Artists considering stamp entry contest submission.

Where can I get more information?

The following documents are available to view and print:

If you want a free copy of the proposed rules, call or email:

  • Shannon Fisher
  • Fisheries Section, Fish and Wildlife Division
  • Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
  • 500 Lafayette Road, St. Paul, MN 55155-4020
  • 651-259-5206
  • [email protected]

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