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Laws Affecting Employment of Persons with Felony Convictions

A felony conviction has consequences for the types of jobs a person may hold. Below is a list of Minnesota and Federal statutes and regulations that contain employment restrictions. It is not necessarily a complete list. If you have questions about how any of these laws may be applied, we suggest you talk to an attorney. For links to resources for finding an attorney click here.

Minnesota

Minn. Stat. §58.12, MORTGAGE ORIGINATOR AND SERVICE LICENSING, DENIAL, SUSPENSION, REVOCATION OF LICENSES

Minn. Stat. §60A.052, INSURANCE, CERTIFICATES OF AUTHORITY; ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS

Minn. Stat. §60A.9573, INSURANCE, LICENSE REVOCATION AND DENIAL (viatical settlement)

Minn. Stat. §60K.43, INSURANCE PRODUCERS, LICENSE DENIAL, NONRENEWAL, OR REVOCATION

Minn. Stat. §144A.04, NURSING HOMES AND HOME CARE, QUALIFICATIONS FOR LICENSE

Minn. Stat. §144E.28 CERTIFICATION OF EMT, AEMT, AND PARAMEDIC

Minn. Stat. §147.091, BOARD OF MEDICAL PRACTICE, GROUNDS FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION

Minn. Stat. §148.10, CHIROPRACTORS, LICENSES REVOKED; NEW LICENSES

Minn. Stat. §148.261, NURSES, GROUNDS FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION

Minn. Stat. §148.5195, SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS AND AUDIOLOGISTS, INVESTIGATION PROCESS AND GROUNDS FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION

Minn. Stat. §148.6448, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANTS, GROUNDS FOR DENIAL OF LICENSURE OR DISCIPLINE; INVESTIGATION PROCEDURES; DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS

Minn. Stat. §148.75, PHYSICAL THERAPISTS, DISCIPLINARY ACTION

Minn. Stat. §148B.37, BOARD OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY, REFUSAL TO GRANT LICENSE; SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION OF LICENSE

Minn. Stat. §149A.09, MORTUARY SCIENCE, DENIAL; REFUSAL TO REISSUE; REVOCATION; SUSPENSION; LIMITATION OF LICENSE OR PERMIT

Minn. Stat. §150A.08, DENTISTRY, LICENSURE AND REGISTRATION ACTIONS

Minn. Stat. §156.081, VETERINARIANS, REVOCATION; SUSPENSION

Minn. Stat. §171.3215, CANCELING BUS ENDORSEMENT FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES (school bus drivers)

Minn Stat. §204B.10, ELECTIONS, AFFIDAVITS OF CANDIDACY; NOMINATING PETITIONS; DUTIES

Minn. Stat. §240.08, PARI-MUTUEL HORSE RACING, OCCUPATION LICENSES

Minn. Stat. §245A.04, HUMAN SERVICES LICENSING, APPLICATION PROCEDURES, Subd. 3d., Disqualification

Chapter 245C, HUMAN SERVICES BACKGROUND STUDIES.

  • §245C.03, BACKGROUND STUDY; INDIVIDUALS TO BE STUDIED;
  • §245C.04, WHEN BACKGROUND STUDY MUST OCCUR;
  • §245C.09 FAILURE OR REFUSAL TO COOPERATE WITH BACKGROUND STUDY;
  • §245C.14, DISQUALIFICATION;
  • §245C.15, DISQUALIFYING CRIMES OR CONDUCT
  • Minn. Stat. §299C.67 and §299C.69, PROPERTY MANAGER BACKGROUND CHECK, OWNER DUTIES IF MANAGER CONVICTED OF CRIME

    Minn. Stat. §299L.07, GAMBLING DEVICES

    Minn. Stat. §326.3381, PRIVATE DETECTIVES, PROTECTIVE AGENTS, and §326.336 EMPLOYEES OF LICENSE HOLDERS

    Minn. Stat. §332.35, COLLECTION, CREDIT SERVICES, PRIOR CONVICTION OR JUDGMENT AS DISQUALIFICATION

    Minn. Stat. §340A.402, LIQUOR, RETAIL LICENSES, PERSONS ELIGIBLE and §340A.301, MANUFACTURERS AND WHOLESALERS LICENSES

    Minn. Stat. §349.155, LAWFUL GAMBLING AND GAMBLING DEVICES, LICENSES; LICENSE ACTIONS

    Minn. Stat. §349A.02, STATE LOTTERY

    Minn. Rules §6700.0300, PROFESSIONAL PEACE OFFICER EDUCATION and §6700.0700, MINIMUM SELECTION STANDARDS

    Minn. Rules §6700.1101, PART-TIME PEACE OFFICERS

    Minn. Rules §7404.0360, Driver Licensing Agents, COMMISSIONER'S APPOINTMENT PROCEDURE

    Minn. Rules §7406.0360, Motor Vehicle Deputy Registrars, DEPUTY REGISTRAR APPOINTMENT BY COMMISSIONER

    Minn. Rules §7411.0620, Driver Education, INSTRUCTOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR ALL PROGRAMS

    Minn. Rules §7856.2020, LOTTERY RETAILERS, SELECTION OF RETAILERS

    Federal

  • The United States Code is available online with a quick look up feature through the Legal Information Institute and in a official version through FDsys.

  • 5 USC § 7313, Riots and civil disorders

    7 USC § 12a, Registration of commodity dealers and associated persons; regulation of registered entities

    7 USC § 499d, PERISHABLE AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES, Issuance of license

    10 USC § 504, MILITARY, ENLISTMENTS, Persons not qualified

    10 USC § 2408, MILITARY, Prohibition on persons convicted of defense-contract related felonies and related criminal penalty on defense contractors

    12 USC § 1822(f), FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION

    15 USC § 80a-9, INVESTMENT COMPANIES, Ineligibility of certain affiliated persons and underwriters

    15 USC § 687f, Small Business Investment Companies, Unlawful acts and omissions by officers, directors, employees, or agents

    21 USC § 824, Registration of Manufacturers, Distributors, and Dispensers of Controlled Substances, Denial, revocation, or suspension of registration

    25 USC § 2704, National Indian Gaming Commission

    27 USC § 204, FEDERAL ALCOHOL ADMINISTRATION, Permits

  • The Code Of Federal Regulations is available online with a quick look up feature through the Legal Information Institute and in a official version through FDsys.
  • 12 CFR § 308.109, Rules of Practice Before the FDIC and Standards of Conduct, Suspension and disbarment

    12 CFR § 366.3, Who cannot perform contractual services for the FDIC?

    12 CFR § 513.4, OFFICE OF THRIFT SUPERVISION, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, PRACTICE BEFORE THE OFFICE, Suspension and debarment

    17 CFR § 14.5, COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION, RULES RELATING TO SUSPENSION OR DISBARMENT FROM APPEARANCE AND PRACTICE, Criminal conviction.

    17 CFR § 201.102, SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION, RULES OF PRACTICE, Appearance and practice before the Commission

    21 CFR § 1301.76, DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, REGISTRATION OF MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, AND DISPENSERS OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, Other security controls for practitioners

    25 CFR § 11.201, BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, How are magistrates for the Court of Indian Offenses appointed?

    49 CFR § 383.51, FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY REGULATIONS, Disqualification of drivers.


    Minnesota State Law Library: Laws Affecting Employment by Persons with Felony Convictions

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