Subdivision 1. Willful violations.
Whoever willfully violates section
, or willfully
defaces, injures, destroys, displaces, or removes any object or data belonging to the state, or
willfully interferes with evidence or work on any state site or other site for which a license has
been issued, or willfully violates any other provision of sections
, or the rules
adopted by the commissioner is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.
Subd. 2. Other penalties.
The director of the Minnesota Historical Society may suspend or
revoke the license of any licensee, or refuse another license, or initially refuse a license to any
person who has violated a provision of sections
, whether the violation is willful
or not. Also, the director may refuse to name a school or a scientific institution as the custodian of
objects or data under any license or agreement whatever, if that school or scientific institution has
failed in its duty to care for and preserve objects or data belonging to the state or has failed to
make such objects or data conveniently available to students of archaeology.
History: 1963 c 5 s 11; 1971 c 23 s 12; 1971 c 48 s 5; 1985 c 248 s 70; 2002 c 298 s 7