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3800.3500 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.

Words, terms, and phrases.

For the purposes of this chapter and the Minnesota Electrical Act, Minnesota Statutes, sections 326B.31 to 326B.399, the following terms have the meanings given them. The definitions in Minnesota Statutes, sections 326B.01 and 326B.31, also apply to the terms used in this chapter.

Subp. 1a.

Acceptable experience.

"Acceptable experience" means the stated minimum number of months of experience on premises electrical systems, exclusive of manufacturing processes, under properly licensed supervision where supervision is otherwise required by law, for each category of work specified in part 3800.3520, subpart 5.

Subp. 2.

[Repealed, 34 SR 473]

Subp. 2a.

Commissioner.

"Commissioner" means the commissioner of labor and industry or a duly designated representative of the commissioner who is either an employee of the Department of Labor and Industry or a person working under contract with the department.

Subp. 2b.

Department.

"Department" means the Department of Labor and Industry.

Subp. 3.

Employee.

"Employee" means:

A.

an individual whose compensation for electrical work is reported by the employer on an Internal Revenue Service W-2 form, and is also otherwise considered an employee under applicable laws; or

B.

an instructor of an electrical wiring course and the instructor's students, while performing electrical work on projects on the school premises under the direct supervision of a properly licensed employee of a contractor.

Subp. 4.

[Repealed, 34 SR 473]

Subp. 5.

Graduate of a four-year electrical course.

"Graduate of a four-year electrical course" means an applicant who has received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from an accredited university or college.

Subp. 6.

[Repealed, 34 SR 473]

Subp. 7.

[Repealed, 34 SR 473]

Subp. 8.

Maintaining and repairing electrical wiring, apparatus, and equipment.

"Maintaining and repairing electrical wiring, apparatus, and equipment" means the adjustment or repair or replacement of worn or defective parts of electrical equipment and replacement of defective receptacle outlets and manual switches for lighting control, but does not include the installation of new wiring, apparatus, and equipment or additions, alterations, or extensions to existing wiring, apparatus, or equipment.

Subp. 9.

[Repealed, 34 SR 473]

Subp. 10.

Minor repair work.

"Minor repair work" means the adjustment or repair or replacement of worn or defective parts of electrical equipment and replacement of defective receptacle outlets and manual switches for lighting control.

Subp. 11.

[Repealed, 34 SR 473]

Subp. 12.

[Repealed, L 2002 c 328 s 31]

Subp. 13.

Registered unlicensed individual.

"Registered unlicensed individual" means an individual who performs electrical work for a contractor or employer and does not hold any class of electrical license issued by the department and is registered with the department as required by Minnesota Statutes, section 326B.33, subdivision 13.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 326.241; 326B.32

History:

14 SR 518; L 2000 c 488 art 2 s 28; L 2002 c 328 s 31; 29 SR 947; L 2007 c 140 art 5 s 32; art 13 s 4; 34 SR 473

Published Electronically:

November 12, 2009