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504B.391 VIOLATIONS OF BUILDING REPAIR ORDERS.

Subdivision 1.Noncompliance; fines.

If the court finds that a landlord has willfully failed to comply with a court order to remedy a violation, the court shall fine the landlord according to the following schedule:

(1) $250 for the first failure to comply;

(2) $500 for the second failure to comply with an order regarding the same violation; and

(3) $750 for the third and each subsequent failure to comply with an order regarding the same violation.

Subd. 2.Criminal penalty.

A landlord who willfully fails to comply with a court order to remedy a violation is guilty of a gross misdemeanor if it is the third or subsequent time that the landlord has willfully failed to comply with an order to remedy a violation within a three-year period.

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