176.182 BUSINESS LICENSES OR PERMITS; COVERAGE REQUIRED.
Every state or local licensing agency shall withhold the issuance or renewal of a license or
permit to operate a business in Minnesota until the applicant presents acceptable evidence of
compliance with the workers' compensation insurance coverage requirement of section
, by providing the name of the insurance company, the policy number, and dates of
coverage or the permit to self-insure. The commissioner shall assess a penalty to the employer
of $2,000 payable to the commissioner for deposit in the assigned risk safety account, if the
information is not reported or is falsely reported.
Neither the state nor any governmental subdivision of the state shall enter into any contract
for the doing of any public work before receiving from all other contracting parties acceptable
evidence of compliance with the workers' compensation insurance coverage requirement of
176.181, subdivision 2
This section shall not be construed to create any liability on the part of the state or any
governmental subdivision to pay workers' compensation benefits or to indemnify the special
compensation fund, an employer, or insurer who pays workers' compensation benefits.
History: 1981 c 346 s 94; 1983 c 290 s 114; 1987 c 332 s 47; 1992 c 510 art 3 s 19; 1995
c 231 art 2 s 72; 2002 c 262 s 17