May 07, 2013 - The Board has the statutory authority to adopt the rules.
The rules were adopted in compliance with all procedural requirements of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14, and Minnesota Rules, chapter 1400.
Minn. R. 3100.1130, Subpart 1, Item A and Minn. R. 3100.1130, Subpart 3, Item H are APPROVED. All other parts of the rules were approved for legality under the terms of the April 5, 2013 Order.
May 06, 2013 - The Administrative Law Judge concludes that the record demonstrates that Mr. Lauen has been convicted of a crime involving moral turpitude. In addition, Mr. Lauen has failed to meet his burden to show the license should be granted. Therefore, the Administrative Law Judge respectfully recommends that the Commissioner of the Department of Commerce AFFIRM the denial of Michael Lauen’s application for an insurance producer’s license.
April 30, 2013 - The Office of Administrative Hearings was directed by the 2010 Session Laws of Minnesota, Chapter 297, Section 3, to make an annual report to the "chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees and divisions with jurisdiction over the office on receipt and expendtiure of money under [Minn. Stat. § 13.085] in the preceding fiscal year."
April 23, 2013 - The Panel concludes that the Complainant has established by a preponderance of the evidence that Respondent violated Minn. Stat. § 211B.05, subd. 2, by charging political candidates different rates for advertising. The Panel concludes further that a civil penalty of $250 is appropriate.
April 19, 2013 - This matter is reassigned to the Honorable Steve M. Mihalchick. The DOCKET NUMBER IS MODIFIED to: OAH 48-3100-30344.
Respondent’s Motion to Strike and Request for Continuance is GRANTED as set forth in the attached Memorandum.
Respondent’s Motion to Dismiss is DENIED.
April 18, 2013 - The Department’s Motion for a Default is DENIED WITHOUT PREJUDICE to re-filing.
The reassignment of this matter for additional proceedings to the Honorable Ann C. O’Reilly is still in effect and the current docket number is listed above.
April 16, 2013 - That Respondent CTAP pay a civil penalty of $600 by July 15, 2013, for violating Minn. Stat. § 211B.15, subd. 2.
That Respondent Dan Puhl pay a civil penalty of $600 by July 15, 2013, for violating Minn. Stat. § 211B.15, subd. 2, in his role as incorporator, officer and CTAP board member pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 211B.15, subd. 6.
That Respondents Mary Igo, Tom Datwyler, and Fred Meyer are reprimanded for violating Minn. Stat. § 211B.15, subd. 2, in their roles as officers and board members of CTAP pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 211B.15, subd. 6.
That the Complainant’s allegations that Respondents RPM, Tony Sutton, and Ron Huettl violated Minn. Stat. § 211B.15, subd. 13, by aiding and abetting CTAP’s violation of Minn. Stat. § 211B.15, subd. 2, are DISMISSED.
That the Complainant’s allegation that Respondent Tony Sutton violated Minn. Stat. § 211B.15, subd. 6, by acting as an agent on behalf of CTAP and directing CTAP to violate Minn. Stat. § 211B.15, subd. 2, is DISMISSED