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Minnesota Bed Bug Law

Chapter 4625

Lodging Establishments


4625.1700    Insect and Rodent Control

Every HOTEL, MOTEL, LODGING HOUSE and RESORT shall  be so constructed and equipped as to prevent the entrance, harborage or breeding of flies, roaches, BED BUGS, rats, mice and all other insects and vermin, and specific means necessary, for the elimination of such pests such as cleaning, renovation, or   fumigation shall be used.  The commissioner may order the facility to hire an exterminator licensed by the  state to exterminate pests when:

A.  the infestation is so extensive that it is unlikely that a non-professional can eradicate the pests effectively; or

B.  the extermination method of choice can only be carried out by a licensed exterminator; or

C.  upon reinspection, it is found that an establishment has not breen brought into compliance with a prior order to rid the establishment of pests.

Statutory Authority:  MS  s 144.08, 144.12; 157.01 to 157.14; 327.10 to 327.67
Posted January 21, 2000


Chapter 4665

Supervised Living Facilities

4665.2300   Insect and Rodent Control

Every facility shall be so constructed or equipped as to prevent the entrance, harborage, or breeding of  flies, roaches, BED BUGS, rats, mice and all other insects and vermin.  Cleaning, renovation or fumigation  by licensed pest control operators for tyhe elimination of such pests shall be used when necessary.



Statutory Authority:  MS  s 144.56
Posted  October 11, 2007


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