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Laws of Minnesota 1993 CHAPTER 9-H.F.No. 174 An act relating to occupations and professions; requiring manufactured home installers to be licensed by the state; amending Minnesota Statutes 1992, sections 326.83, subdivision 4, and by adding subdivisions; and 327.31, subdivision 11; 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 326.83, subdivision 4, is amended to read: Subd. 4. [LICENSEE.] "Licensee" means a residential building contractor, remodeler, manufactured home installer, or specialty contractor licensed under sections 326.83 to 326.98. Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 326.83, is amended by adding a subdivision to read: Subd. 4a. [MANUFACTURED HOME.] "Manufactured home" has the meaning given it in section 327.31, subdivision 6. Sec. 3. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 326.83, is amended by adding a subdivision to read: Subd. 4b. [MANUFACTURED HOME INSTALLER.] "Manufactured home installer" has the meaning given it in section 327.31, subdivision 11. Sec. 4. [326.841] [MANUFACTURED HOME INSTALLERS.] Manufactured home installers are subject to all of the requirements of sections 326.83 to 326.98, except for the following: (1) manufactured home installers are not members of the advisory council under section 326.85; (2) manufactured home installers are not subject to the continuing education requirements of section 326.87; (3) the examination requirement of section 326.89, subdivision 3, for manufactured home installers shall be satisfied by successful completion of a written examination designed specifically for manufactured home installers. The examination must be designed by the commissioner in conjunction with the state building code division. The commissioner and state building code division shall seek advice on the grading, monitoring, and updating of examinations from the Minnesota manufactured housing association; (4) the amount of the bond required by section 326.94 shall be $2,500 for manufactured home installers; (5) a local government unit may not place a surcharge on a license fee, and may not charge a separate fee to installers; and (6) a dealer or distributor who does not install or repair manufactured homes is exempt from licensure under sections 326.83 to 326.98. Sec. 5. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 327.31, subdivision 11, is amended to read: Subd. 11. [MANUFACTURED HOME INSTALLER.] "Manufactured home installer" means any person, firm, or corporation
whichthat installs or repairs a manufactured homeshome for others at the site of occupancy , except manufactured homes installed on a foundation system. Sec. 6. [TEMPORARY LICENSES AND FEES.] Until March 31, 1994, the licensee fee for manufactured home installers is $60 per year. Licensees will not be required to satisfy the examination requirement of Minnesota Statutes, section 326.89, subdivision 3, as modified by Minnesota Statutes, section 326.841, until April 1, 1994. Licenses will not be issued or renewed after that date if the examination requirement is not satisfied. Any person issued a building contractor or remodelers license prior to the effective date of sections 1 to 6 may apply to the commissioner for a manufactured home installers license in lieu of that license. The application must include the appropriate bond in the amount specified in Minnesota Statutes, section 326.841. The commissioner shall issue that applicant a manufactured home installers license on the same basis as any of the amended licenses. The applicant must complete the examination as specified in Minnesota Statutes, section 326.841, by April 1, 1994. Sec. 7. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Sections 1 to 6 are effective the day after final enactment. Presented to the governor March 25, 1993 Signed by the governor March 26, 1993, 2:15 p.m.