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CONSTITUTIONAL CONCEALED CARRY

March 24, 2017

Governor Burgum signed the bill authorizing Constitutional Concealed Carry for North Dakota residents within the state’s borders. The new law takes effect on August 1, 2017.  Until then, you must have a valid concealed weapon license to carry concealed in ND.

CONSUMER FRAUD JUDGMENT ISSUES AGAINST WAYNE J. DELORME, JR.

March 7, 2017

The Consumer Protection division sued Wayne Joseph Delorme, Jr., doing business as 3D Home Improvements, for violations of the consumer fraud and contractor licensing laws. Delorme has never had a contractor’s license. 

COURT OF APPEALS APPROVES NORTH DAKOTA’S REQUEST ON NAWS PROJECT

March 3, 2017

The DC Circuit Court of Appeals issued a victory for North Dakota today on the Northwest Area Water Supply (NAWS) Project, approving the state’s request to be allowed to begin paper design work of a water treatment plant. 

PRESIDENT’S EXECUTIVE ORDER MANDATES RECONSIDERATION OF WOTUS RULE

February 28, 2017

Earlier this afternoon, President Trump signed an executive order directing the US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Army Corps Engineers to review their rule defining “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS Rule) under the Clean Water Act.

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UND FIGHTING HAWKS LOGO PRELIMINARY DESIGNS

March 10, 2017

The University of North Dakota lawfully withheld preliminary designs created by SME, Inc. as protected proprietary and trade secret information. 2017-O-01

RENAISSANCE ZONE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

February 3, 2017

Requirements in the Renaissance Zone Program guidelines issued by the ND Department of Commerce that are not found in statute or administrative rule do not have the force and effect of law.  2017-L-01

ACCIDENT REPORT INFORMATION

December 30, 2016

If an accident report involves a crime and a victim has affirmatively asserted their rights under Marsy’s law, certain contact information may be protected. Read the Opinion: 2016-L-04

NOTICE REQUIREMENTS IF QUORUM ATTENDS MEETING OF ANOTHER PUBLIC ENTITY

December 29, 2016

The North Valley Arts Council violated the law when a quorum of its members attended a Public Arts Commission meeting where a merger between the two organizations was discussed and approved but NOVAC did not provide notice of their attendance at the meeting. Read the Opinion: 2016-O-23