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Office of the Revisor of Statutes

RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONTRACTORS

See also BUILDING TRADE EMPLOYEES

Addresses

Changes, notice, Minn. Statutes 2006 45.0112, 2006 326.875

License applications, Minn. Statutes 2006 45.0112, 2006 326.89

Advertising, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.95

Affidavits

Fire damage, repair, replacement, or removal of structures, Minn. Statutes 2006 65A.50

Licenses, exemption certificates, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.84

Armed forces members, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.55, 2006 326.56

Bankruptcy, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries)

Characteristics, generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 45.0291

Performance bonds, see same under this topic

Relicensure, conditions for, Minn. Statutes 2006 45.027

Surety bonds, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.975

Breach of contract

Contractor's recovery fund, compensation provisions, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.975

Information about, license applications, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

License denial, suspension, or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

Builders Outreach Foundation

License exemption, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.84

Building or improvement for speculation purposes, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.84

Building permits

Fraud, obtaining by, licenses, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

License numbers, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.95

Local government fees, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2006 16B.685

Surcharges, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.86, 2006 326.90

Unlicensed persons, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.921

Business history, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

Business licenses, exception, Minn. Statutes 2006 116J.70

Carpentry, defined as special skill, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.83

Cease and desist orders, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.92

Censure, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

Certificates and certification

Certificates of exemption, denial, suspension, or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

License exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.84

Claims against, contractor's recovery fund, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.975

Commerce Department

Rulemaking authority, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.98

Compensation and salaries, independent contractors

Workers' compensation, employee status, Minn. Statutes 2006 176.042

Continuing education

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.87

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

Manufactured home installers, exception, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.841

Contractor's recovery fund, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.975

Contracts and agreements

Breach of contract, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89, 2006 326.91, 2006 326.975

Fire insurance, final settlements, payment of proceeds, Minn. Statutes 2006 65A.50

Independent contractors, workers' compensation, employee status, Minn. Statutes 2006 176.042

License numbers, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.95

Conversion of funds

Contractor's recovery fund, compensation provisions, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.975

Information about, license applications, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

License denial, suspension, or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

Conviction

Building Code violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

Information about, license applications, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

Cooperation, lead-safe practices, Minn. Statutes 2006 144.9503

Corporations

Licenses, see same under this topic

Qualifying persons, see same under this topic

Definitions, employments licensed by state, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.83

Disclosure, residential property constructed and occupied by licensee, sales, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.951

Drywall and plaster, defined as special skill, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.83

Education and training

Continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.841, 2006 326.87, 2006 326.89

Employees, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.84

Enforcement of law, Commerce Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

Examinations

Manufactured home installers, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.841

Qualifying persons, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

Excavation, defined as special skill, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.83

Exterior finishing, defined as special skill, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.83

False statements, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

Federal employees, license exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.55, 2006 326.56

Fees, local governments

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2006 16B.685, 2006 326.90

Fines

Commerce Department, imposing, Minn. Statutes 2006 45.027

Violations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

Fraud

Contractor's recovery fund, compensation provisions, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.975

Information about, license applications, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

License denial, suspension, or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

General installation specialties, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.83

Gross annual receipts

Contractor's recovery fund, fees based on, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.975

Receipts under 15,000 dollars, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.84

Habitat for Humanity, license exemption, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.84

Incompetence, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

Independent contractors

Workers' compensation, employee status, Minn. Statutes 2006 176.042

Injunctions

Commerce Department, issuing against, Minn. Statutes 2006 45.027

License denial, suspension, or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

Insurance, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

Interior finishing, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.83

Investigations, Commerce Department, Minn. Statutes 2006 45.027, 2006 326.91

Judgments against

Information about, license applications, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

License denial, suspension, or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

Lawsuits

Building permit applications by unlicensed persons, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.921

Commerce Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.92

Violations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.92

Lead-safe practices, Minn. Statutes 2006 144.9503, 2006 144.9505

Liability insurance, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89, 2006 326.94

Liability, independent contractors

Workers' compensation, employee status, Minn. Statutes 2006 176.042

License numbers, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.95

Licenses

Additional requirements, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

Administration of law, Minneapolis, contracts with, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.991

Amended licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.875

Applications, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

Builders Advisory Council, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

Business license, exception, Minn. Statutes 2006 116J.70

Commerce Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.84, 2006 326.89, 2006 326.91

Competency skills and installation knowledge, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

Continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.841, 2006 326.87, 2006 326.89

Denial, suspension or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2006 45.027, 2006 326.89, 2006 326.91, 2006 326.975

Examinations, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.841, 2006 326.89

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.55, 2006 326.56, 2006 326.84, 2006 326.89

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.86, 2006 326.975

Forms, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89, 2006 326.97

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.83 to 2006 326.991

Liability insurance, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89, 2006 326.94

License numbers, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.95

Local governments, additional licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.90

Nonresidents, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.93

Performance bonds, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.94, 2006 326.945

Public information and education, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.96

Qualifying persons, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.84

Reciprocity, Minn. Statutes 2006 45.0292

Reinstatement, Minn. Statutes 2006 45.027, 2006 326.975

Renewal, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89, 2006 326.945, 2006 326.97, 2006 326.975

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.84

Surcharges, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.841

Temporary licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 45.0111

Termination, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.88

Unlicensed persons, actions against, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

Unlicensed work, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.84

Verification, building permit surcharge, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.86

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89, 2006 326.91, 2006 326.92

Liens

Mechanics and material suppliers liens, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.92

Unlicensed persons, right to claim, void, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.92

Waivers, forgery or failure to provide, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

Limited liability companies

Licenses, see same under this topic

Qualifying persons, see same under this topic

Masonry and concrete, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.83

Misrepresentation

Information about, license applications, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

Names

Changes, notice, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.875

License applications, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

Negligence

Information about, license applications, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

License denial, suspension, or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

Nonresidents, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.93

Notice given

Names, addresses, or other changes, Minn. Statutes 2006 45.0112, 2006 326.875

Qualifying persons, departure or disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.88

Oaths, license applications, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

Orders

Cease and desist orders, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.92

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91, 2006 326.92

Partnerships

Licenses, see same under this topic

Qualifying persons, see same under this topic

Payments by

License fees, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.86, 2006 326.975

Surcharges, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.841

Payments to

Fire insurance, final settlement proceeds, Minn. Statutes 2006 65A.50

Performance bonds

Additional requirements, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.94

License renewals, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.945

Manufactured home installers, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.841, 2006 326.94

Recovery fund fees, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.945

Permits

Building permits, see same under this topic

Zoning permits, license numbers, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.95

Posting (notices), license numbers, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.95

Presumptions, building or improvement for speculation purposes, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.84

Public information and education

Licenses, violation reports, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.96

Qualifying persons

Changes, notices, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.875

Corporations, acting for one or more, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.84

Departure or disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.88

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.84

Reciprocity, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 45.0292

Records and record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

Reports about

Violations, public information and education, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.96

Reports given

Additional requirements, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

Transactions, regulated, Minn. Statutes 2006 45.027

Residential real estate closings

Closing agents, choice, Minn. Statutes 2006 507.45

Residential remodelers, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.83 to 2006 326.991

Roofing, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.83, 2006 326.842

Sale of property, residential property constructed and occupied by licensee, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.951

Service of process, Minn. Statutes 2006 45.028, 2006 326.93

Sewage treatment systems, on-site installation

Local contractors, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.90

Sole proprietorships

Qualifying persons, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.84, 2006 326.875, 2006 326.88

Specialty contractors

Continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.84

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.83 to 2006 326.991

Special skill, defined, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.83

State Building Code, violations, disciplinary action, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

Surety bonds, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.975

Telephone numbers, supplying to commissioner, Minn. Statutes 2006 45.0112

Unfair and deceptive practices

Contractor's recovery fund, compensation provisions, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.975

License denial, suspension, or revocation, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

Unlicensed persons, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

Unlicensed work, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.84

Violations and penalties

Censure, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.91

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 45.027, 2006 326.92

License violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.97

Orders, violations, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.92

Reports about, public information and education, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.96

Workers compensation insurance, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.89

Zoning permits, Minn. Statutes 2006 326.95