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Subdivision 1.Scope.

Unless the language or context clearly indicates that a different meaning is intended, the following words and terms, for the purposes of this chapter and chapters 423A and 424A, have the meanings given to them.

Subd. 2.Commissioner.

"Commissioner" means the commissioner of revenue.

Subd. 3.Company or insurance company.

"Company" or "insurance company" has the meaning given in section 60A.02, subdivision 4.

Subd. 4.Estimated market value.

"Estimated market value" has the meaning given in section 272.03, subdivision 14.

Subd. 5.Fire department.

"Fire department" includes a municipal fire department and an independent nonprofit firefighting corporation.

Subd. 6.Fire department service area.

"Fire department service area" means the area serviced by a qualifying fire department that meets the requirements of section 477B.02.

Subd. 7.Independent nonprofit firefighting corporation.

"Independent nonprofit firefighting corporation" means an independent nonprofit firefighting corporation that meets the criteria in section 424A.094, subdivision 1, paragraph (a).

Subd. 8.Minnesota Fire Premium Report.

"Minnesota Fire Premium Report" means a form for reporting by insurance companies of (1) gross direct fire, lightning, sprinkler leakage, and extended coverage premiums received upon risks located or to be performed in this state less return premiums and dividends, and (2) other facts that the commissioner may require.

Subd. 9.Municipal clerk.

"Municipal clerk" means the person elected or appointed to the position of municipal clerk or, if there is no such person, the chief financial official, the chief administrative official, or the person primarily responsible for managing the finances of a municipality.

Subd. 10.Municipality.

(a) "Municipality" means:

(1) a home rule charter or statutory city;

(2) an organized town;

(3) a park district subject to chapter 398;

(4) the University of Minnesota; and

(5) an American Indian tribal government entity located within a federally recognized American Indian reservation.

(b) This subdivision only applies to chapter 477B.

Subd. 11.Secretary.

"Secretary" means the secretary of an independent nonprofit firefighting corporation that has a subsidiary incorporated firefighters' relief association or whose firefighters participate in the voluntary statewide volunteer firefighter retirement plan.

Subd. 12.Voluntary statewide volunteer firefighter retirement plan.

"Voluntary statewide volunteer firefighter retirement plan" means the retirement plan established under chapter 353G.

NOTE: This section, as added by Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 6, article 19, section 1, is effective for aids payable in 2020 and thereafter. Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 6, article 19, section 1, the effective date.

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