Subdivision 1. Screening process required.
Each bullion coin dealer must establish procedures to screen each of its owners and officers and each of its coin dealer representatives prior to submitting the application to the commissioner for initial registration and at each renewal. The results of such screenings shall be provided to the commissioner as part of the initial registration and all renewal registrations if requested by the commissioner.
Subdivision 2. Initial screening.
The screening process for initial registration must be done no more than 60 days before the submission of an application for registration. The process must include a national criminal history record search, a judgment search, and a county criminal history search for all counties where the owner, officer, or coin dealer representative has resided within the immediately preceding ten years. Each bullion coin dealer shall use a reputable, reliable, and accurate vendor authorized to do business in Minnesota to conduct the background screening process on its owners, officers, and coin dealer representatives.
Subdivision 3. Renewal screening.
The screening process for the renewal of a registration must include a national criminal history record search, a judgment search, and county criminal history search for all counties where the owner, officer, or coin dealer representative has resided since satisfactorily completing the last screening process conducted pursuant to this section. Screening for renewal of the owner, officer, and coin dealer representative registrations must take place no more than 60 days before the submission of an application for renewal of a registration.
Background Screening Vendor Information
Please contact the National Association of Professional Background Screeners or an equivalent vendor.