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Laws of Minnesota 1993 CHAPTER 145-H.F.No. 554 An act relating to occupations and professions; authorizing actions against lapsed licenses; requiring roofers to be licensed by the state; providing for temporary licenses and fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 1992, sections 45.027, by adding a subdivision; and 326.83, subdivisions 4, 10, and by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 45.027, is amended by adding a subdivision to read: Subd. 11. [ACTIONS AGAINST LAPSED LICENSE.] If a license lapses, is surrendered, withdrawn, terminated, or otherwise becomes ineffective, the commissioner may institute a proceeding under this subdivision within two years after the license was last effective and enter a revocation or suspension order as of the last date on which the license was in effect, or impose a civil penalty as provided for in subdivision 6. Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 326.83, subdivision 4, is amended to read: Subd. 4. [LICENSEE.] "Licensee" means a residential building contractor, remodeler, roofer, or specialty contractor licensed under sections 326.83 to 326.98. Sec. 3. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 326.83, is amended by adding a subdivision to read: Subd. 9a. [ROOFER.] "Roofer" means a person engaged in the business of doing work on residential real estate in roof coverings, roof sheathing, roof weatherproofing and insulation, and repair of roof systems, but not construction of new roof systems. Sec. 4. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 326.83, subdivision 10, is amended to read: Subd. 10. [SPECIALTY CONTRACTOR.] "Specialty contractor" means a person other than a residential building contractor, remodeler, or material supplier in the business of contracting or offering to contract to make part of an improvement to residential real estate
, including roofing. Sec. 5. [326.842] [ROOFERS.] Roofers are subject to all of the requirements of sections 326.83 to 326.98. Sec. 6. [TEMPORARY LICENSES AND FEES.] Until March 31, 1994, the licensee fee for roofers is $60 per year. Licensees will not be required to satisfy the examination requirement of Minnesota Statutes, section 326.89, subdivision 3, until April 4, 1994. Licenses will not be issued or renewed after that date if the examination requirement is not satisfied. Any person issued a building contractor's or remodeler's license prior to the effective date of sections 1 to 6 may apply to the commissioner for a roofer's license in lieu of that license. The application must include the appropriate bond in the amount specified in Minnesota Statutes, section 326.94, as amended by section 5. The commissioner shall issue that applicant a roofer's license on the same basis as any of the amended licenses. The applicant must complete the examination as specified in Minnesota Statutes, section 326.89, by April 1, 1994. Sec. 7. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Sections 1 to 6 are effective the day after final enactment. Presented to the governor May 11, 1993 Signed by the governor May 14, 1993, 1:25 p.m.