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4501.0100 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.


The definitions in this part apply to this chapter and chapters 4503 to 4525 and Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A. The definitions in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A, also apply to chapters 4503 to 4525.

Subp. 2.


"Address" means the complete mailing address, including the zip code. An individual may use either the person's business address or home address. An association's address is the address from which the association conducts its business.

Subp. 2a.

Audit trail.

"Audit trail" means documentation of submission of an electronic file or facsimile transmission to the board. The audit trail includes the date and time at which the facsimile transmission or electronic file submission was made and a copy of any verification report or message received from the board.

Subp. 3.

Business day.

A "business day" is from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for official state holidays.

Subp. 4.


"Compensation" means every kind of payment for labor or personal services. Compensation does not include payments of Social Security, unemployment compensation, workers' compensation, or pension benefits.

Subp. 4a.

Electronic file.

"Electronic file" means a report or statement required by Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A, and submitted to the board using an electronic filing system.

Subp. 4b.

Electronic filing system.

"Electronic filing system" means the computer-based systems developed by the board to transfer an electronic file of data that meets the filing and reporting requirements of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.

Subp. 4c.

Facsimile transmission.

"Facsimile transmission" means the use of a fax machine or e-mail to submit an electronic image of a report or statement to the board.

Subp. 5.


"Honorarium" means anything of value given or received for services such as making speeches, writing articles, or making presentations when there is no obligation on the part of the giver to make payment.

Subp. 6.


"Money" means cash and cash equivalents such as checks, money orders, travelers checks, negotiable instruments, and other paper commonly accepted by a bank as a deposit. A transfer of money includes an electronic transfer of funds.

Subp. 7.


"Occupation" means a person's usual trade, profession, employment, or other similar endeavor, and includes categories for which there is no direct financial compensation, such as homemaker.

Subp. 7a.

Personal identification code.

"Personal identification code" is a confidential user name and password provided by the board and required to use an electronic filing system.

Subp. 8.

Principal place of business.

"Principal place of business" means:


for an employed person, the name of the employer and the address from which the employee conducts the employer's business;


for a self-employed person or a person not employed, the address from which the person conducts business or personal matters; or


for an association, the name and business address of the association.

Subp. 9.


"Promptly" means within ten business days after the event that gave rise to the requirement.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 10A.02; 10A.025


20 SR 2504; 21 SR 1779; 30 SR 903

Published Electronically:

February 28, 2006