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326.92 Penalties.

Subdivision 1. Misdemeanor. A person required to be licensed under sections 326.83 to 326.991 who performs unlicensed work is guilty of a misdemeanor.

Subd. 1a. Gross misdemeanor. A person required to be licensed under sections 326.84 to 326.991 who violates an order under subdivision 3 is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.

Subd. 2. Lien rights. An unlicensed person who knowingly violates sections 326.83 to 326.98 has no right to claim a lien under section 514.01 and the lien is void. Nothing in this section affects the lien rights of material suppliers and licensed contractors to the extent provided by law.

Subd. 3. Commissioner action. The commissioner may bring actions, including cease and desist actions, against any person licensed or required to be licensed under sections 326.83 to 326.991 to protect the public health, safety, and welfare.

HIST: 1991 c 306 s 16; 1993 c 245 s 28,29; 1999 c 137 s 8