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2004 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

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

Advertising, solicitation of business, included activities

Income and franchise taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 290.015

Air-to-ground radiotelephone service

Sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.669

Bids and bidding

Electronic methods, municipalities, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.345

Cable systems, see CABLE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

Call-by-call basis, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.669

Carriers, see Telecommunications carriers under this topic

Cities, joint ventures

Telecommunications services, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.19

Communication-impaired persons, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.50 to 2004 237.56

Communications channel, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.669

Complaints, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.411

Cooperatives, see Telecommunications services purchasing cooperatives under COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS

Costs, see Telecommunications under SCHOOL DISTRICTS

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

Customer channel termination point, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.669

Customer, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.669

Definitions

Public rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.162

Sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.61, 2004 297A.669, 2004 297A.68

Direct broadcast satellite systems (DBS)

City councils, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.02

Construction equipment, materials, and supplies, sales and use taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.71

County boards, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.02

Multiple dwellings, access to, see under CABLE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

Property taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.02

Direct satellite services, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.61

E-mail, see E-MAIL

Education Telecommunications Council, Minn. Statutes 2004 16E.02, 2004 125B.21, 2004 136A.01

Electronic data transmission, see ELECTRONIC DATA TRANSMISSION

Electronic licensing, Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 84.027

Emergency systems, see EMERGENCY TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

End user, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.669

Equipment, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.68

Fax machines, see FAX MACHINES

Federal taxes

Exclusion from sales price, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.61

Fines, telecommunications carriers, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.462, 2004 237.74

Fixed satellite regional or national program service facilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.02

Fraud

Civil lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.73

Criminal penalties, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.893

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.892, 2004 609.893

Misdemeanor, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.893

Telecommunications and information services fraud, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.531

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment used for

Sales and use taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.68

Home service provider, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.669

Industrial development projects, see Projects under INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS

Information and telecommunications institute, Minn. Statutes 2004 15.97

Infrastructure improvements, telephone companies, alternative regulation plan investment commitments, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.761

Interactive television, see under TELEVISION

Interception, see WIRETAPPING

Internet service providers, see under INTERNET

Intervention, attorney general, Minn. Statutes 2004 8.33

Investigations, rates and charges, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.411

Lines

Maintenance, wetlands replacement, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 103G.2241

Wire crossing or paralleling utility lines, rules, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.04

Machinery and equipment

Sales and use taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.68

Maintenance and servicing

State contracts and agreements, Minn. Statutes 2004 299A.01

Medical Practice Board

Licensure, interviews, Minn. Statutes 2004 147.03

Microwave equipment

Sales and use taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.68

Mobile telecommunications services

Radio common carriers, mobile services defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.01

Sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.669

Modem transmissions, see ELECTRONIC DATA TRANSMISSION

Nationwide police communication system, Minn. Statutes 2004 299D.02 to 2004 299D.04

Networks, see TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS

Nonvisual technology access standards, Minn. Statutes 2004 16C.145

Orders, disconnect orders, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.73

Place of primary use, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.669

Police-operated broadcasting stations

Counties, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 373.041

Postpaid calling service, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.669

Prepaid calling service, sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.669

Privacy of communications, see WIRETAPPING

Private communication service

Sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.669

Property used for, defined as project, Minn. Statutes 2004 469.153

Public rights-of-way

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.81

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.162

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.163

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 PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Radio, see RADIO

Rulemaking about, telecommunications carriers

Local exchange services, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.035, 2004 237.16

Satellite broadcasting services

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

First class cities, television signal distribution systems, Minn. Statutes 2004 465.70

Intercepting, Minn. Statutes 2004 626A.02, 2004 626A.13

Satellite equipment

Sales and use taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.68

School districts, see Telecommunications under SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Service address, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.669

State agencies, state information infrastructure, Minn. Statutes 2004 16B.465

State goals, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.011, 2004 237.082

State telecommunications facilities

Administration Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 16B.46

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

Telecommunication relay services, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.50 to 2004 237.56, 2004 595.02

Telecommunications carriers

Agreements by, expanding calling areas, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.414

Certificates of territorial authority, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.74

Charges and rates

Business customers, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.411

Directory assistance, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.155

Individual pricing, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.74

Price increases, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.74

Price lists, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.74

Rate-of-return requirements, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.035, 2004 237.16

State government pricing plans, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.066

Surcharges, telecommunication access for communication-impaired persons, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.52

Tariffs, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.74

Third-party service, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.665

Complaint proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.411, 2004 237.74

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.74

Customers, incorrect directory assistance credit notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.155

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.01

Discontinuation of services, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.74

Discrimination prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.09, 2004 237.74

Earnings investigations, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.035, 2004 237.16

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.74

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.01

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.035

Facilities extension, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.74

Government Data Practices Act, application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.74

Interexchange services and facilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.01, 2004 237.16

International call blocking, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.74

Intrastate services, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.74

Investigations, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.74

Lawsuits against, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.74

Local exchange carriers, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.01, 2004 237.155

Local exchange services, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.01, 2004 237.035, 2004 237.16

Notice given, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.155

Officers and employees, free services, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.74

Payments by, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.16, 2004 237.74

Physical connections, discontinuance, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.74

Prohibited practices, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.035, 2004 237.121

Property, depreciation and amortization requirements, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.035, 2004 237.16

Regulation, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.035, 2004 237.74

Telephone company regulations, application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.035

Universal service fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.035, 2004 237.16, 2004 237.435

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.411, 2004 237.74

Telecommunications services

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.68

Sales and use taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.61, 2004 297A.668, 2004 297A.669

Telecommunications systems

Personal property taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.02

Real property, property taxes, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.03

Teleconferencing services

Telephone company regulations, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.59

Telemarketing services

Marketing, Minn. Statutes 2004 325E.311 to 2004 325E.316

Telemedicine, interstate practice, Minn. Statutes 2004 147.032

Television, see TELEVISION

Test equipment

Sales and use taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.68

Third-party service, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.665

Towers, sales and use taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.68

Violations and penalties, telecommunications carriers, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.035, 2004 237.121, 2004 237.411, 2004 237.74

Wireless telecommunications services, Minn. Statutes 2004 325F.695

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