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Minnesota Session Laws - 2010, Regular Session

Key: (1) language to be deleted (2) new language

CHAPTER 321--S.F.No. 3128

An act

relating to residential construction; providing for lead poisoning prevention; amending the State Building Code; modifying licensing requirements for firms and contractors performing work on certain structures where lead may be present;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 326B.106, by adding subdivisions; 326B.805, by adding a subdivision.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.106, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

Subd. 13.

Lead certification.

When issuing permits in compliance with the State Building Code to a residential building contractor, residential remodeler, manufactured home installer, or residential roofer licensed under section 326B.805, municipalities must verify lead certification qualifications of the licensee required under subdivision 14 for renovations performed on residential property constructed prior to 1978. Municipalities may charge a surcharge for verification of this certification under section 326B.815, subdivision 2.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective February 1, 2011.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.106, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

Subd. 14.

Pre-1978 structures.

A residential building contractor, residential remodeler, manufactured home installer, or residential roofer licensed under section 326B.805 performing renovation as defined by Code of Federal Regulations, title 40, section 745.83, on a residential structure constructed prior to 1978 must be certified in accordance with Code of Federal Regulations, title 40, section 745.89, unless the property has been determined to meet an exemption under Code of Federal Regulations, title 40, section 745.82. Before performing the renovations as defined by Code of Federal Regulations, title 40, section 745.83, on a residential structure constructed prior to 1978, a licensee working on the structure must be able to provide to the commissioner information so that proof of certification can be obtained as required in this subdivision. The department shall provide on its Web site a link to the United States Environmental Protection Agency Web site for verification of certification of a licensee.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective February 1, 2011.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.805, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

Subd. 1a.

Pre-1978 structures.

A licensee performing renovation defined by Code of Federal Regulations, title 40, section 745.83, on a residential structure constructed prior to 1978 must comply with section 326B.106, subdivision 14.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective February 1, 2011.

Presented to the governor May 10, 2010

Signed by the governor May 13, 2010, 9:27 a.m.

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