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HF 644

1st Engrossment - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 03/13/2013 08:15pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 02/18/2013
1st Engrossment Posted on 03/13/2013

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to commerce; regulating building and construction contracts; prohibiting
certain agreements to insure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 337.05,
subdivision 1.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 337.05, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

Subdivision 1.

Agreements valid.

new text begin (a) Except as otherwise provided in paragraph
new text end sections 337.01 to 337.05 do not affect the validity of agreements whereby a promisor
agrees to provide specific insurance coverage for the benefit of others.

new text begin (b) An agreement or contract provision that requires a party to provide insurance
coverage to one or more other parties, including third parties, for the negligence or
intentional acts or omissions of any of those parties, including third parties, is against
public policy and is void and unenforceable.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2013,
and applies to agreements entered into on and after that date.
new text end