EXPANSION OF BASIC CARE BED CAPACITY
June 14, 2013
An entity may add basic care beds if it can demonstrate either that basic care services are not readily available within a designated area of the state or that existing basic care beds within a 50 mile radius have been occupied at 90% or more for the previous 12 months. The entity is not required to meet both of those standards.
Read the Opinion: 2013-L-04
EFFECTIVE DATE OF CHANGES TO DUI LAWS
June 13, 2013
Changes to strengthen the state’s DUI laws will take effect on July 1, 2013, because two sections of House Bill 1302 provide an appropriation to support DUI programs administered by state agencies.
Read the Opinion: 2013-L-03
SCHOOL BOARD HELD IMPROPER EXECUTIVE SESSION
June 12, 2013
The Turtle Lake-Mercer School Board violated the open meetings laws when it held an executive session to discuss the results of a background check of two potential hires because the Board failed to follow the proper procedure to close the meeting and because it also discussed general personnel matters during the closed session.
Read the Opinion: 2013-O-09
TRAVEL AND TIMESHARE SCAMS SUBJECT OF MULTINATIONAL ENFORCEMENT EFFORTS
June 6, 2013
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem joined with federal agencies, Attorneys General nationwide, and international law enforcement agencies in an initiative, coordinated by the Federal Trade Commission over the past nine months, to combat travel and timeshare scams.
For more information: Travel and Timeshare Scams
Review the National Enforcement Actions
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