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7404.0350 AGENT APPOINTMENT PROCEDURE; REFERRAL TO COUNTY BOARD.

Subpart 1.

In general.

When the commissioner approves a proposed office location, the commissioner shall begin the appointment process for the approved office location.

A.

The request for appointment must be referred by the commissioner first to the county board in the same county as the approved office location.

B.

This part does not apply to the move of an existing office.

Subp. 2.

County board.

When the commissioner refers the approved office location to the county board, the county board shall choose one of the options listed in items A to C.

A.

If the county board has established a county licensing bureau under Minnesota Statutes, sections 373.33 to 373.38, the county board shall designate the director of the bureau to be appointed by the commissioner as the agent or, if the bureau director is already an agent, make the bureau director responsible for the administration of the approved office location.

B.

If the approved office location is a county-administered office but is not a county licensing bureau, the county board shall designate an employee or equivalent officer of the county to be appointed by the commissioner.

C.

The county board shall decline to designate an individual for appointment as an agent.

Subp. 3.

Notice to commissioner required.

The county board shall notify the commissioner, in writing, of the option chosen under subpart 2 within 60 days of referral to the county board.

Subp. 4.

Failure to notify commissioner; consequences.

If the county board declines to appoint an agent or fails to notify the commissioner within 60 days of referral of the request for appointment to the county board, the appointment of the agent must then be considered by the commissioner under part 7404.0360.

Subp. 5.

[Repealed, 32 SR 1283]

Subp. 6.

[Repealed, 32 SR 1283]

Subp. 7.

[Repealed, 32 SR 1283]

Statutory Authority:

MS s 14.06; 171.06; 171.061; 373.35

History:

23 SR 1454; 32 SR 1283

Published Electronically:

February 18, 2008