as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/27/2020 04:36pm
A bill for an act
relating to health; eliminating the fee for radon mitigation system tags; reducing
a base appropriation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 144.4961,
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 144.4961, subdivision 8, is amended to read:
(a) All radon license applications submitted to the commissioner
of health must be accompanied by the required fees. If the commissioner determines that
insufficient fees were paid, the necessary additional fees must be paid before the
commissioner approves the application. The commissioner shall charge the following fees
for each radon license:
(1) Each measurement professional license, $150 per year. "Measurement professional"
means any person who performs a test to determine the presence and concentration of radon
in a building the person does not own or lease.
(2) Each mitigation professional license, $250 per year. "Mitigation professional" means
an individual who installs or designs a radon mitigation system in a building the individual
does not own or lease, or provides on-site supervision of radon mitigation and mitigation
technicians. "On-site supervision" means a review at the property of mitigation work upon
completion of the work and attachment of a system tag. Employees or subcontractors who
are supervised by a licensed mitigation professional are not required to be licensed under
this clause. This license also permits the licensee to perform the activities of a measurement
professional described in clause (1).
(3) Each mitigation company license, $100 per year. "Mitigation company" means any
business or government entity that performs or authorizes employees to perform radon
mitigation. This fee is waived if the mitigation company employs only one licensed mitigation
(4) Each radon analysis laboratory license, $500 per year. "Radon analysis laboratory"
means a business entity or government entity that analyzes passive radon detection devices
to determine the presence and concentration of radon in the devices. This fee is waived if
the laboratory is a government entity and is only distributing test kits for the general public
to use in Minnesota.
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(5) Each Minnesota Department of Health radon mitigation system tag, $75 per tag.
"Minnesota Department of Health radon mitigation system tag" or "system tag" means a
unique identifiable radon system label provided by the commissioner of health.
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(b) Fees collected under this section shall be deposited in the state treasury and credited
to the state government special revenue fund.
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