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HF 676

2nd Engrossment - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 02/20/2018 12:28pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - 2nd Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to commerce; regulating landscape application contracts; providing an
exclusion; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 325F.245, subdivision 6.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 325F.245, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Exclusions.

This section does not apply to:

(1) pesticide, fertilizer, or chemical applications for the purpose of producing agricultural
commodities or any commodity for sale;

(2) pesticide applications around or near the foundation of a building for the purpose of
structural or indoor pest control; deleted text beginor
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(3) any single or isolated landscape application where the property owner or its agent
verbally consents to the single or isolated applicationdeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; or
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new text begin (4) pesticide or fertilizer applications by a licensed, commercial application company
that provides customers with the ability to cancel or discontinue the agreement at any time,
for any reason, with full refund of any prepaid services that were not provided and without
any cancellation or discontinuance penalty. Prior to the first application of the season, the
commercial application company must provide annual written notice to the customer of the
customer's ability to cancel or discontinue the agreement at any time. The customer must
be allowed to cancel or discontinue the agreement at any time by communication to the
company in writing, electronically, verbally by telephone, or in person to company
representatives or on-site service personnel.
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Sec. 2. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
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new text begin Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment and applies to agreements entered
into on or after that date.
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