"Business" means a sole proprietor doing business as a contractor, subcontractor, or supplier, or a partnership, association, corporation, or other entity formed for the purpose of doing business as a contractor, subcontractor, or supplier.
"Commissioner" means the commissioner of the Department of Administration.
"Contract crime" means a violation of state or federal antitrust law, fraud, theft, embezzlement, bribery, forgery, misrepresentation, making false statements, falsification or destruction of records, or other criminal offense in connection with obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a public or private contract or subcontract.
"Contractor" means a person to whom the Minnesota commissioner of transportation has awarded a Mn/DOT contract for which competitive bids are required or taken.
"Conviction" has the meaning given to it in Minnesota Statutes, section 609.02, subdivision 5.
"Mn/DOT contract" means a written instrument:
containing the elements of offer, acceptance, and consideration to which the Minnesota Department of Transportation is a party, or acts as an agent for a party under Minnesota Statutes, section 161.36, subdivisions 2 and 3, 360.016, subdivisions 2 and 3, or 360.039, subdivisions 2 and 3;
for which competitive bids are required or taken; and
which is subject to the approval of the commissioner.
"Person" means a natural person or a business.
"Principal" means an officer, director, or partner, or an employee or shareholder engaged in management of the business.
"Suspend" means to temporarily disqualify from entering into or receiving a Mn/DOT contract or from serving as a subcontractor or material supplier under a Mn/DOT contract.
MS s 16B.04; L 1984 c 654 art 2 s 8
9 SR 1186
January 14, 2005