December 10, 2014 - 1. The proposed rules were adopted in compliance with the procedural requirements of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14 (2014), and Minnesota Rules, chapter 1400 (2013).
2. According to Minn. Stat. § 62U.06, subd. 3 (2014), the Department has the statutory authority to adopt these proposed rules using the expedited rulemaking process.
3. The proposed rule parts are APPROVED.
December 10, 2014 - After reviewing the complaint and attached exhibits, the undersigned Administrative Law Judge has determined that the complaint sets forth a prima facie violation of Minn. Stat. § 211A.05.
December 08, 2014 - In the view of the Administrative Law Judge, Mr. Takuanyi “engaged in ... a pattern or practice of conduct of failure to comply with laws reasonably related to the licensed activity,” as those terms are used in St. Paul Legislative Code § 310.06(b)(6)(c) (2014). For this reason, the Administrative Law Judge recommends that the St. Paul City Council impose a $2,000 fine, and a 10-day suspension of operations, for Pet Motortech’s failures to abide by the conditions of its business licenses.
December 04, 2014 - The Complainant established by a preponderance of the evidence that the Respondent failed to include a disclaimer on his campaign material substantially in the form required under Minn. Stat. § 211B.04(b). For this violation, the panel concludes a civil penalty of $50 is appropriate.
December 03, 2014 - IT IS HEREBY ORDERED:
1. The Commission has the statutory authority to adopt the rules.
2. The rules were adopted in compliance with the procedural requirements of Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 14, and Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1400 (2014).
3. The record demonstrates the rules are needed and reasonable.
4. The rules are APPROVED.