§ 173.01 Declaration of Policy
§ 173.02 Definitions
§ 173.025 Municipal Identification Sign
§ 173.03 Road Advertising Permit Within Scenic Area
§ 173.04 Scenic Area; Scenic Easement; Federal Funds
§ 173.05 Acquisition of Property
§ 173.06 Rules Relating to Road Advertising
§ 173.07 Road Advertising Permit Application, Renewal
§ 173.08 Excluded Road Advertising Devices
§ 173.081 Directional Sign
§ 173.0851 State Energy City
§ 173.086 Recycling Center Sign
§ 173.09 Violations, Remedies
§ 173.10 Conflict of Laws
§ 173.11 Chapter Violations, Misdemeanor
§ 173.12 Applicability
§ 173.13 Permit to Advertise Along Interstate and Primary Highways
§ 173.15 Prohibited Advertising Devices
§ 173.155 Changeable Electronic Variable Message Signs
§ 173.16 Advertising Device in Business Area
§ 173.17 Removal of Advertising Device; Compensation
§ 173.171 Vegetation Control; Visibility; Agreement
§ 173.18 Adjustments Between Owners as to Spacing
§ 173.185 Agreement With Federal Government; Rules
§ 173.20 Conflict of Laws
§ 173.21 Chapter Violations; Misdemeanor; Injunctive Relief
§ 173.231 Fees; Proceeds to Trunk Highway Fund
§ 173.25 Availability of Federal Aid
§ 173.26 Exemption for Old Advertising Device in Business Area
§ 173.265 Outdoor Advertising Devices; Removal; Maintenance
§ 173.27 Citation

Terms Used In Minnesota Statutes > Chapter 173

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Chair: includes chairman, chairwoman, and chairperson. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Majority: means with respect to an individual the period of time after the individual reaches the age of 18. See Minnesota Statutes 645.451
  • Minor: means an individual under the age of 18. See Minnesota Statutes 645.451
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • state: extends to and includes the District of Columbia and the several territories. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Tax: means any fee, charge, exaction, or assessment imposed by a governmental entity on an individual, person, entity, transaction, good, service, or other thing. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Violate: includes failure to comply with. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44