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Minnesota Legislature

Office of the Revisor of Statutes

Legislative Session number- 85

Bill Name: HF1351

HF 1351

THIRD ENGROSSMENT

Omnibus transportation policy bill providing policy
changes relating to transportation, highways, drivers' licenses and railroads,
and appropriating money.

ARTICLE 1: TRANSPORTATION POLICY

Section 1:
Geotechnical investigation before eminent domain proceedings language
provided.

Section 2: Cooperation with federal authorities; reestablishment
costs limit language modified.

Section 3: Reestablishment costs limit language
modified.

Section 4: "Expressway" definition provided.

Section 5: "Freeway"
definition modified.

Section 6: Commercial vehicle drivers at rest areas
language provided.

Section 7: Sign franchise program language
modified.

Section 8: Voyager Highway language modified.

Section 9: Purple
Heart Trail language provided.

Section 10: Dallas Sams Memorial Highway
language provided.

Section 11: Walter F. Mondale Drive language
provided.

Section 12: Jim Oberstar Causeway language provided.

Section 13:
Advertisement for bids language modified.

Section 14: Lowest responsible
bidder; electronic bids language modified.

Section 15: Trunk highways damaged
by spring breakup language modified.

Section 16: Contracts for work, supplies,
or materials for trunk highway language provided.

Section 17: Research
activities language modified.

Section 18: Extinguishing interest in abandoned
road language modified.

Section 19: Definitions language modified.

Section 20:
Strength of bridge; inspection language added.

Section 21: Special mobile
equipment language added.

Section 22: Truck; tractor; combination; exceptions
language modified.

Section 23: Additional fee language modified.

Section 24:
World War II memorial donation matching account language provided.

Section 25:
"Commissioner" definition provided.

Section 26: Content of certificate language
modified.

Section 27: Forms language modified.

Section 28: Assignment and
warranty of title; mileage; notice of sale language modified.

Section 29:
Cancellation of motor vehicle sale language modified.

Section 30: Salvage
titles language modified.

Section 31: Report of vehicle receipt language
modified.

Section 32: Unauthorized vehicles language modified.

Section 33:
Motorized foot scooter language modified.

Section 34: Explosives language
modified.

Section 35: Flammable liquid language modified.

Section 36:
Recreational vehicle combination language modified.

Section 37: Full-size
pickup truck language provided.

Section 38: Recreational truck-tractor language
provided.

Section 39: Valid license; valid driver's license definitions
provided.

Section 40: Towing authority language modified.

Section 41: Towing
order required language modified.

Section 42: Traffic-control signal language
modified.

Section 43: Speed limits language modified.

Section 44:
Prohibitions; stopping, parking language modified.

Section 45: Television;
headphones language modified.

Section 46: Annual commercial vehicle inspection;
inspectors, fee, penalty language modified.

Section 47: Driver; daily
inspection report language modified.

Section 48: Postcrash inspection language
modified.

Section 49: Length of single vehicle; exceptions language
modified.

Section 50: Recreational vehicle combination language
modified.

Section 51: Pneumatic-tired vehicle language modified.

Section 52:
Gross vehicle weight of all axles language modified.

Section 53: Gross weight
limitations; forest products language modified.

Section 54: Tow truck
language.

Section 55: Fee; proceeds deposited; appropriation language
modified.

Section 56: Tow truck language provided.

Section 57: Permit for wide
load of baled agricultural product language modified.

Section 58: Special
three-unit vehicle permit language modified.

Section 59: Special two-unit
vehicle permit language modified.

Section 60: Special agricultural products
permits language provided.

Section 61: Valid license; valid driver's license
language provided.

Section 62: License required; duplicate identification
restricted language modified.

Section 63: Contents of application; other
information language added.

Section 64: License; contents language
added.

Section 65: Identification card; fee language modified.

Section 66:
Cancellation language modified.

Section 67: Transportation goals language
modified.

Section 68: Mission; efficiency; legislative report, recommendations
language modified.

Section 69: Statewide transportation plan; priorities;
schedule of expenditures language added.

Section 70: Highway construction
training language provided.

Section 71: Disadvantaged business enterprise
program language provided.

Section 72: Pavement life-cycle cost analysis
language provided.

Section 73: Vehicle and equipment inspection, rules; decal;
complaint contact information language modified.

Section 74: Complaints;
report; data classification language modified.

Section 75: Report on major
highway projects language provided.

Section 76: Investigative powers language
modified.

Section 77: State rail safety inspector language provided.

Section
78: Vehicle identification rule language modified.

Section 79: Hours of service
of driver language modified.

Section 80: Hazardous materials safety permits
language provided.

Section 81: Age of driver under federal materials-of-trade
regulation language modified.

Section 82: Required to provide information
language modified.

Section 83: Local licensing of small vehicle passenger
service language modified.

Section 84: Financial responsibility of carriers
language modified.

Section 85: Reciprocal agreement language modified.

Section
86: Registration required language modified.

Section 87: Commissioner's
authority language provided.

Section 88: Expenditures language
modified.

Section 89: Disposition permitted language modified.

Section 90:
Rail bank property use; petty misdemeanors language provided.

Section 91: Money
penalty language modified.

Section 92: Civil penalty language
modified.

Section 93: Title branding language provided.

Section 94:
Transportation system performance evaluation language modified.

Section 95:
Controlled access; approval language modified.

Section 96: Service objectives
language modified.

Section 97: Service contracts; management; transportation
accessibility advisory committee language modified.

Section 98: Eligibility
application and verification; penalty for fraudulent certification language
modified.

Section 99: Duties of council language modified.

Section 100:
Transit ways; light rail transit and commuter rail in the metropolitan area
language modified.

Section 101: Application language modified.

Section 102:
Final design plan language modified.

Section 103: Responsible authority
language provided.

Section 104: Light rail transit; design plans language
modified.

Section 105: Light rail transit; design-build method language
provided.

Section 106: Federal funding; light rail transit language
modified.

Section 107: Light rail transit construction in metropolitan area;
council authority language modifid.

Section 108: Light rail transit operation
language modified.

Section 109: Authorization language modified.

Section 110:
Charitable organization discount passes language provided.

Section 111: Youth
discount passes language provided.

Section 112: Definitions are
modified.

Section 113: Effective date language modified.

Section 114: Transit
funding language modified.

Section 115: Legislative intent concerning truck
weight increases language provided.

Section 116: Culkin Safety Rest Area
language provided.

Section 117: Real ID language provided.

Section 118: Credit
card payment study; proposal language provided.

Section 119: Study of
transportation long-range solutions provided.

Section 120: Study and report on
speed limits language provided.

Section 121: Rail transit feasibility study
language provided.

Section 122: Report on internet-based driver education
language provided.

Section 123: Nullification of expedited town road
extinguishment language provided.

Section 124: Willmar airport language
provided.

Section 125: Airport zoning exception language provided.

Section
126: Repealer language provided.

Section 127: Application language
provided.

ARTICLE 2: REGISTRATION PLATES

Section 1: Collector's vehicle,
pioneer plate language modified.

Section 2: Collector's vehicle, classic car
plate language modified.

Section 3: Collector's vehicle, collector plate
language modified.

Section 4: Collector's vehicle, street rod plate language
modified.

Section 5: Original plates language modified.

Section 6: Collector
military vehicle language modified.

Section 7: Collector plate transfer
language modified.

Section 8: Plates; design, visibility, periods of issuance
language modified.

Section 9: Amateur radio licensee; special plates, rules
language modified.

Section 10: Personalized plates; rules language
modified.

Section 11: Firefighters; special plates, rules language
modified.

Section 12: National Guard; special plates, rules language
modified.

Section 13: Ready Reserve; special plates, rules language
modified.

Section 14: Volunteer ambulance attendants; special plates language
modified.

SNA 4/24/08