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File #: Ord 12-74    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 11/28/2012
Title: Amending Chapter 310 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code pertaining to termination of licenses, surety bonds, and insurance contracts.
Sponsors: Kathy Lantry
Title
Amending Chapter 310 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code pertaining to termination of licenses, surety bonds, and insurance contracts.
 
Body
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAINT PAUL DOES ORDAIN:
 
 
                                                      SECTION 1
Section 310.07 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code is hereby amended to read as follows:
Sec. 310.07. - Termination of licenses; surety bonds; insurance contracts.
(a)  Automatic termination, reinstatement; responsibility of licensee. All licenses or permits which must, by the provisions of these chapters or other ordinances or laws, be accompanied by the filing and maintenance of insurance policies, deposits, guarantees, bonds or certifications shall automatically terminate on cancellation or withdrawal of said policies, deposits, bonds or certifications. No licensee may continue to operate or perform the licensed activity after such termination. The licensee is liable and responsible for the filing and maintenance of such policies, deposits, guarantees, bonds or certifications as are required in these chapters, and shall not be entitled to assert the acts or omissions of agents, brokers, employees, attorneys or any other persons as a defense or justification for failure to comply with such filing and maintenance requirements. In the event the licensee reinstates and files such policies, deposits,  bonds or certifications without a lapse within thirty (30) days, the license is automatically reinstated on the same terms and conditions, and for the same period as originally issued.  After thirty (30) days, the applicant must reapply for a renewal of his new license as though it were an original application.
 
If there is a lapse in insurance, the licensee is subject to adverse action in accordance with Saint Paul Legislative Code ยง 310.05.  License is null and void during the lapse.
 
(b)  Bonds and insurance requirements:
 
(1)  Surety Companies: All surety bonds running to the City of Saint Paul shall be written by surety companies authorized to do business in the State of Minnesota. All insurance policies required by these chapters shall be written by insurance companies authorized to do business in the State of Minnesota.
 
(2)  Approved as to Form: All bonds filed with the City of Saint Paul in connection with the issuance of licenses for whatever purpose, and all policies of insurance required to be filed with or by the City of Saint Paul in connection with the issuance of licenses for any purpose whatsoever, shall first be approved as to form by the city attorney.
 
(3)  Uniform Endorsement: Each insurance policy required to be filed pursuant to these chapters shall contain the endorsement set forth in Chapter 7 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code.
 
(4)  Conditions: All bonds required by these chapters shall be conditioned that the licensee shall observe all ordinances and laws in relation to the licensed activity, business, premises or facilities and that he shall conduct all such activities or business in conformity therewith. Such bonds shall also indemnify the City of Saint Paul against all claims, judgments or suits caused by, resulting from or in connection with the licensed business, premises, activity, thing, facility, occurrence or otherwise licensed under these chapters.
 
(c)  Termination of bonds and insurance required by city. Termination of bonds and insurance required to be filed with the city pursuant to these chapters shall be in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 8 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code.
 
 
 
(d)  Expiration date to be concurrent with term of license or permit. The expiration date of all such policies, bonds, guarantees or certifications shall be concurrent with the expiration date of the license or permit.
 
 
 
                                                SECTION 2
 
This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force thirty (30) days following its passage, approval and publication.
 
 
 
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