144D.05 AUTHORITY OF COMMISSIONER.
The commissioner shall, upon receipt of information which may indicate the failure of the
housing with services establishment, a resident, a resident's representative, or a service provider to
comply with a legal requirement to which one or more of them may be subject, make appropriate
referrals to other governmental agencies and entities having jurisdiction over the subject matter.
The commissioner may also make referrals to any public or private agency the commissioner
considers available for appropriate assistance to those involved.
The commissioner shall have standing to bring an action for injunctive relief in the district
court in the district in which an establishment is located to compel the housing with services
establishment to meet the requirements of this chapter or other requirements of the state or of any
county or local governmental unit to which the establishment is otherwise subject. Proceedings
for securing an injunction may be brought by the commissioner through the attorney general
or through the appropriate county attorney. The sanctions in this section do not restrict the
availability of other sanctions.
History: 1995 c 207 art 9 s 33; 2006 c 282 art 19 s 11