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326B.02 POWERS.
    Subdivision 1. Transfer of responsibilities. The responsibilities of the commissioner of
administration relating to the State Building Code, sections 16B.59 to 16B.76; construction of
low-cost manufactured home park storm shelters, section 327.205; manufactured homes, sections
327.31 to 327.36 and 327B.01 to 327B.12; and statutory warranties in connection with the sale of
dwellings and home improvement work, chapter 327A, are transferred under section 15.039 to the
commissioner of labor and industry as amended and recodified in this chapter. The responsibilities
of the commissioner of health relating to the State Plumbing Code and licensing, sections 16B.61,
144.99 to 144.993, and 326.37 to 326.45, and water conditioning contractors and installers,
sections 326.57 to 326.65, are transferred under section 15.039 to the commissioner of labor and
industry as amended and recodified in this chapter except for responsibilities transferred to the
Plumbing Board as expressly provided in this chapter. The responsibilities of the commissioner
of commerce relating to residential contractors, residential remodelers, residential roofers,
manufactured home installers, and the contractor's recovery fund under sections 45.027 to 45.23
and 326.83 to 326.992 are transferred under section 15.039 to the commissioner of labor and
industry as amended and recodified in this chapter. The responsibilities of the Board of Electricity
relating to the State Electrical Code and licensing, sections 16B.61 and 326.241 to 326.248, are
transferred under section 15.039 to the commissioner of labor and industry as amended and
recodified in this chapter except for responsibilities transferred to the Board of Electricity as
expressly provided in this chapter.
    Subd. 2. Transfer of Authority. The commissioner of administration may not use the
authority under section 16B.37 to modify the transfers of authority to the Plumbing Board, the
Board of Electricity, or the Board of High Pressure Piping Systems under this chapter.
    Subd. 3. Definition of responsibilities. For purposes of subdivision 1, responsibilities
include powers, duties, rights, obligations, and other authority imposed by law.
    Subd. 4. State fire marshal cooperation. The state fire marshal shall work with the
commissioner to improve the delivery of services to the public through the coordination of
services and utilization of technology.
    Subd. 5. General rulemaking authority. The commissioner may, under the rulemaking
provisions of chapter 14 and as otherwise provided by this chapter, adopt, amend, suspend, and
repeal rules relating to the commissioner's responsibilities under this chapter, except for rules
for which the rulemaking authority is expressly transferred to the Plumbing Board, the Board
of Electricity, or the Board of High Pressure Piping Systems.
History: 2007 c 140 art 2 s 3