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221.171 COMPENSATION OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS CARRIER FIXED.

Subdivision 1.Compensation fixed by schedule on file.

A household goods mover must not charge or receive a greater, lesser, or different compensation for the transportation or service provided than the rates and charges specified in the tariff under section 221.161. A household goods mover must not refund or remit in any manner or by any device, directly or indirectly, the rates and charges required to be collected by the mover under the mover's schedules.

Subd. 2.Exemptions.

(a) A person engaged in the transportation of household goods for the federal government or an agency of the federal government or the transportation of household goods for the state government or an agency of the state government where competitive bids are required by law is exempt from subdivision 1.

(b) A person engaged in the transportation of household goods at the request of a nonprofit charitable organization that qualifies for tax exemption under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code is exempt from subdivision 1 when the transportation is in furtherance of the organization's charitable purpose. A person engaged in the transportation of household goods for a charitable organization may conduct the transportation statewide.