"Legal Action" Blog entries

What Does BAM's Legal Action Fund Do For Me?

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The home building industry’s legal action efforts came to life in 2003 in response to the significant amount of government regulation negatively impacting the residential construction industry. Having developed sophisticated legislative and regulatory programs, the industry found that… Read More...

BAM Wins Lawsuit, Upholds State Building Code

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A decision was issued today by the Minnesota Court of Appeals, in favor of the Builders Association of Minnesota (BAM), with a huge impact on residential construction in Minnesota. Without this ruling, any municipality in Minnesota would have been able to create a policy and use it to… Read More...

BAM Appeals Case Against City of St. Paul

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BAM’s Legal Action Committee initiated a case against the City of St. Paul in response to their egress window policy which exceeds the State Building Code. Winning the case would uphold the Minnesota Supreme Court ruling on the Sax v. City of Morris case and affirm that municipalities may… Read More...

BAM Files Summons & Complaint

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BAM filed a summons and complaint last week in a lawsuit against the City of Saint Paul in response to the City’s current egress window policy for existing homes which directly violates Minnesota Statute 299F.011 by exceeding the Minnesota State Building Code. The existing City of St.… Read More...

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