This chapter does not apply to a person testing for fair housing law compliance who is employed by or volunteers with an organization recognized for this purpose under federal or state law and who meets the requirements, except for actual registration, of a registered private investigator established by the board. These requirements include a state and nationwide criminal history background record check conducted by the bureau of criminal investigation and the federal bureau of investigation. The results of the state and nationwide criminal history background record check must be on file with the organization. The board, at its request, may review the criminal history background record check and other information related to any person conducting the compliance test. Any person who knowingly violates the requirements for an exception under this section is guilty of a class B misdemeanor.

Terms Used In North Dakota Code 43-30-02.1

  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Organization: includes a foreign or domestic association, business trust, corporation, enterprise, estate, joint venture, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, limited partnership, partnership, trust, or any legal or commercial entity. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Person: means an individual, organization, government, political subdivision, or government agency or instrumentality. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49