Subdivision 1.Reimbursement of costs.

The regulatory agency may impose a fee on any person subject to regulation under this chapter to reimburse the Department of Health for all or part of the cost of contested case proceedings or civil action resulting in disciplinary action, including, but not limited to, the amount paid by the regulatory agency for services from the Office of Administrative Hearings, attorney fees, court reports, witnesses, reproduction of records, staff time, and other expenses.

Subd. 2.Contested case and civil action; award of fees and expenses.

Terms Used In Minnesota Statutes 149A.10

  • Person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • state: extends to and includes the District of Columbia and the several territories. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44

In a contested case proceeding or a civil action, the prevailing party other than the state, upon a showing that the position of the state was not substantially justified, shall be awarded fees and other expenses pursuant to sections 14.62, subdivision 3; and 15.471 to 15.474.

Subd. 3.Other actions.

The regulatory agency may take any other lawful action justified by the facts of the case.