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103I.541 Monitoring well contractors.

Subdivision 1. Initial registration after July 1, 1990. After July 1, 1990, a person seeking initial registration as a monitoring well contractor must meet examination and experience requirements adopted by the commissioner by rule.

Subd. 2. Validity. A monitoring well contractor's registration is valid until the date prescribed in the registration by the commissioner.

Subd. 2a. Application. (a) An individual must submit an application and application fee to the commissioner to apply for a monitoring well contractor registration.

(b) The application must be on forms prescribed by the commissioner. The application must state the applicant's qualifications for the registration, the equipment the applicant will use in the contracting, and other information required by the commissioner.

Subd. 2b. Application fee. The application fee for a monitoring well contractor registration is $50. The commissioner may not act on an application until the application fee is paid.

Subd. 3. Bond. (a) As a condition of being issued a monitoring well contractor's registration, the applicant must submit a corporate surety bond for $10,000 approved by the commissioner. The bond must be conditioned to pay the state on unlawful performance of work regulated by this chapter in this state. The bond is in lieu of other license bonds required by a political subdivision of the state.

(b) From proceeds of the bond, the commissioner may compensate persons injured or suffering financial loss because of a failure of the applicant to properly perform work or duties.

Subd. 4. Renewal. (a) A person must file an application and a renewal application fee to renew the registration by the date stated in the registration.

(b) The renewal application fee shall be set by the commissioner under section 16A.1285.

(c) The renewal application must include information that the applicant has met continuing education requirements established by the commissioner by rule.

(d) At the time of the renewal, the commissioner must have on file all well reports, well sealing reports, well permits, and notifications for work conducted by the registered person since the last registration renewal.

Subd. 5. Incomplete or late renewal. If a registered person submits a renewal application after the required renewal date:

(1) the registered person must include an additional late fee set by the commissioner; and

(2) the registered person may not conduct activities authorized by the monitoring well contractor's registration until the renewal application, renewal application fee, late fee, and all other information required in subdivision 4 are submitted.

HIST: 1989 c 326 art 3 s 34; 1990 c 597 s 44-46; 1991 c 355 s 40,41; 1996 c 305 art 3 s 17,18; 1999 c 250 art 3 s 13

* NOTE: The amendment to subdivision 5 by Laws 1999, chapter *250, article 3, section 13, is effective July 1, 2001. Laws *1999, chapter 250, article 3, section 29.