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TELECOMMUNICATIONS

See also CABLE TELEVISION SYSTEMS; TELEGRAPH COMPANIES; TELEPHONE CALLS; TELEPHONES

Access to stored communications, see under DATABASES

Access, school districts, see Telecommunications under SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Accessible electronic information services, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.52, 2012 248.061, 2012 248.062

Advertising, solicitation of business, included activities, income and franchise taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 290.015

Air-to-ground radiotelephone service, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.669

Ancillary services, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.61

Bids and bidding, electronic methods, municipalities, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.345

Broadband services

Commercial shared services providers, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.681

Universal access and high speed, state goals, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.012

Bundled transactions, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.61

Cable systems, see CABLE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

Carriers, see Telecommunications carriers under this topic

Cities, joint ventures, telecommunications services, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.19

Commercial shared services providers, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.681

Communication-impaired persons, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.50 to 2012 237.56

Complaints, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.411

Conference bridging service, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.61

Cooperatives, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.065, 2012 237.082, 2012 308A.210

Costs, see Telecommunications under SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Criminal justice communications network, see CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION SYSTEM (CJIS)

Definitions

Call location information, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.82, 2012 237.83

Communication-impaired person, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.50

Telephone and telegraph companies, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.01

Traffic regulations, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.011, 2012 169.475

Detailed telecommunications billing service, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.61

Direct broadcast satellite systems (DBS)

City councils, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 272.02

Construction equipment, materials, and supplies, sales and use taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.71

County boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 272.02

Multiple dwellings, access to, see under CABLE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

Property taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 272.02

Direct satellite services, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.61

E-mail, see E-MAIL

Easements, state lands, Minn. Statutes 2012 16B.26

Education Telecommunications Council, Minn. Statutes 2012 16E.02

Electronic data transmission, see ELECTRONIC DATA TRANSMISSION

Electronic licensing, Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2012 84.027

Emergency systems, see EMERGENCY TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

Equipment, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.68, 2012 325E.386

Fax machines, see FAX MACHINES

Federal taxes, exclusion from sales price, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.61

Fines, telecommunications carriers, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.74

Fixed satellite regional or national program service facilities, Minn. Statutes 2012 272.02

Fraud

Civil lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.73

Criminal penalties, Minn. Statutes 2012 609.893

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 609.892, 2012 609.893

Misdemeanor, Minn. Statutes 2012 609.893

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment used for, sales and use taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.68

Home care services, telehomecare, Minn. Statutes 2012 256B.0653

Industrial development projects, see Projects under INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS

Information and Telecommunications Institute, Minn. Statutes 2012 15.97

Infrastructure improvements, telephone companies, alternative regulation plan investment commitments, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.761

Interactive television, see under TELEVISION

Interception, see WIRETAPPING

Internet service providers, see under INTERNET

Intervention, attorney general, Minn. Statutes 2012 8.33

Investigations, charges and rates, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.411

Lawsuits, wireless service providers, disclosure of call location information, cause of action limitations, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.82, 2012 237.83

Lines

Maintenance, wetlands replacement, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 103G.2241

Wire crossing or paralleling utility lines, rules, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.04

Machinery and equipment, sales and use taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.68

Maintenance and servicing, state contracts and agreements, Minn. Statutes 2012 299A.01

Medical Practice Board, licensure, interviews, Minn. Statutes 2012 147.03

Microwave equipment, sales and use taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.68

Mobile telecommunications services

Radio common carriers, mobile services defined as, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.01

Sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.669

Modem transmissions, see ELECTRONIC DATA TRANSMISSION

Nationwide police communication system, Minn. Statutes 2012 299D.02 to 2012 299D.04

Networks, see Telecommunications networks under this topic

Nonvisual technology access standards, Minn. Statutes 2012 16C.145

Orders, disconnect orders, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.73

Police-operated broadcasting stations, counties, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 373.041

Postpaid calling service, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.669

Prepaid calling service, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.669

Prepaid wireless calling services, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.669

Privacy of communications, see WIRETAPPING

Private communication service, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.669

Private shared services, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.681

Providers, see Telecommunications carriers under this topic

Public rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.162, 2012 237.163, 2012 237.81

Public safety radio communication system, see ALLIED RADIO MATRIX FOR EMERGENCY RESPONSE (ARMER)

Public schools

Districts, see Telecommunications under SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Generally, see Telecommunications under SCHOOLS (K-12)

Radio, see RADIO

Satellite broadcasting services

Contractors, Minn. Statutes 2012 326B.31

Direct broadcast satellite systems (DBS), see same under this topic

First class cities, television signal distribution systems, Minn. Statutes 2012 465.70

Installers, Minn. Statutes 2012 326B.31, 2012 326B.33

Intercepting, Minn. Statutes 2012 626A.02, 2012 626A.13

Satellite equipment, sales and use taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.68

School districts, see Telecommunications under SCHOOL DISTRICTS

State agencies, state information infrastructure, Minn. Statutes 2012 16E.18

State goals, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.011, 2012 237.082

State telecommunications facilities, Enterprise Technology Office, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 16E.17

Telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDDs), see Communication devices for communication-impaired persons under TELEPHONES

Telecommunication relay services, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.50 to 2012 237.56, 2012 595.02

Telecommunications carriers

Agreements by, expanding calling areas, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.414

Bundled services, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.626

Charges and rates

Business customers, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.411

Directory assistance, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.155

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.74

Promotions, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.626

Rate-of-return requirements, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.035, 2012 237.16

State government pricing plans, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.066

Surcharges, telecommunication access for communication-impaired persons, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.52

Third-party service, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.665

Complaint proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.411, 2012 237.74

Cost studies, incremental cost studies, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.626

Customers, incorrect directory assistance credit notice, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.155

Discrimination

Prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.09, 2012 237.74

Promotions, exception, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.626

Earnings investigations, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.035, 2012 237.16

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.01

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.035

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.74

Interexchange services and facilities, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.01, 2012 237.16

Local exchange carriers, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.01, 2012 237.155

Local exchange services, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.01, 2012 237.035, 2012 237.16

911 service, not providing, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2012 325F.991

Notice given, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.155

Payments by, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.16, 2012 237.74

Prohibited practices, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.035, 2012 237.121

Promotions, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.626

Property, depreciation and amortization requirements, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.035, 2012 237.16

Regulation, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.035, 2012 237.74

Telephone company regulations, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.035

Telephone services

Bundled services, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.626

Promotions, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.626

Universal service fund, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.035, 2012 237.16, 2012 237.435

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.035

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.121, 2012 237.411, 2012 237.74

Telecommunications networks

Interstate information networks, access to data, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.46

Minnesota network for telecommunications (MNET), Minn. Statutes 2012 16E.18

Nonvisual technology access standards, Minn. Statutes 2012 16C.145

Telecommunications services, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.61, 2012 297A.668, 2012 297A.669

Telecommunications systems

Personal property taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 272.02

Real property, property taxes, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2012 272.03

Teleconferencing services, telephone company regulations, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.59

Telemedicine systems, see under HEALTH CARE

Television, see TELEVISION

Test equipment, sales and use taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.68

Third-party service, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.665

Towers, sales and use taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.68

Vertical services, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.61

Video programming services, commercial shared services providers, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.681

Violations and penalties, telecommunications carriers, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.411, 2012 237.74

Voice mail services, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.61

Wireless communications devices, traffic regulations, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.011, 2012 169.475

Wireless service contracts, armed forces members on active service, cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2012 325G.54

Wireless service providers, call location information, providing in emergencies, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.82, 2012 237.83

Wireless telephone numbers, privacy, Minn. Statutes 2012 325E.317, 2012 325E.318