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HF 257

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 02/09/2017 03:47pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to motor vehicles; establishing retired law enforcement special license
plates; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin [168.1256] SPECIAL RETIRED LAW ENFORCEMENT PLATES.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Issuance of plates. new text end

new text begin The commissioner shall issue special retired law
enforcement license plates or a single motorcycle plate to an applicant who:
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new text begin (1) is a registered owner of a passenger automobile, noncommercial one-ton pickup
truck, motorcycle, or recreational vehicle;
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new text begin (2) is a retired peace officer as defined in section 626.84, subdivision 1, paragraphs (c)
or (d);
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new text begin (3) provides a letter from the chief law enforcement officer affirming that the applicant
is a retired peace officer who served ten or more years and separated in good standing;
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new text begin (4) pays a fee of $10 for each set of plates, along with any other fees required by this
chapter;
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new text begin (5) pays the registration tax as required under section 168.013; and
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new text begin (6) complies with this chapter and rules governing registration of motor vehicles and
licensing of drivers.
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new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Design. new text end

new text begin The commissioner shall design an emblem and inscription for the
special plates, in consultation with interested law enforcement agencies and organizations.
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new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Plates transfer. new text end

new text begin On application to the commissioner and payment of a transfer
fee of $5, special plates issued under this section may be transferred to another motor vehicle
if the subsequent vehicle is:
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new text begin (1) qualified under subdivision 1, clause (1), to bear the special plates; and
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new text begin (2) registered to the same individual to whom the special plates were originally issued.
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new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Exemption. new text end

new text begin Special plates issued under this section are not subject to section
168.1293, subdivision 2.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2018, for special retired law
enforcement plates issued on or after that date.
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