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HF 347

1st Engrossment - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 03/23/2011 04:40pm

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

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A bill for an act
relating to motor vehicles; modifying fees for transactions relating to motor
vehicles and drivers' licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections
168.33, subdivision 7; 171.06, subdivision 2.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 168.33, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Filing fees; allocations.

(a) In addition to all other statutory fees and
taxes, a filing fee of:

(1) deleted text begin$4.50deleted text endnew text begin $6new text end is imposed on every vehicle registration renewal, excluding pro rate
transactions; and

(2) deleted text begin$8.50deleted text endnew text begin $10new text end is imposed on every other type of vehicle transaction, including pro
rate transactions;

except that a filing fee may not be charged for a document returned for a refund or for
a correction of an error made by the Department of Public Safety, a dealer, or a deputy
registrar. The filing fee must be shown as a separate item on all registration renewal
notices sent out by the commissioner. No filing fee or other fee may be charged for the
permanent surrender of a title for a vehicle.

(b) The statutory fees and taxes, and the filing fees imposed under paragraph (a)
may be paid by credit card or debit card. The deputy registrar may collect a surcharge
on the statutory fees, taxes, and filing fee not greater than the cost of processing a credit
card or debit card transaction, in accordance with emergency rules established by the
commissioner of public safety. The surcharge must be used to pay the cost of processing
credit and debit card transactions.

(c) All of the fees collected under paragraph (a), clause (1), by the department, must
be paid into the vehicle services operating account in the special revenue fund under
section 299A.705. Of the fee collected under paragraph (a), clause (2), by the department,
$3.50 must be paid into the general fund with the remainder deposited into the vehicle
services operating account in the special revenue fund under section 299A.705.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 171.06, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Fees.

(a) The fees for a license and Minnesota identification card are
as follows:

Classified Driver's License
deleted text begin D-$22.25
deleted text end new text begin D-$17.25
new text end
deleted text begin C-$26.25
deleted text end new text begin C-$21.25
new text end
deleted text begin B-$33.25
deleted text end new text begin B-$28.25
new text end
deleted text begin A-$41.25
deleted text end new text begin A-$36.25
new text end
Classified Under-21 D.L.
deleted text begin D-$22.25
deleted text end new text begin D-$17.25
new text end
deleted text begin C-$26.25
deleted text end new text begin C-$21.25
new text end
deleted text begin B-$33.25
deleted text end new text begin B-$28.25
new text end
deleted text begin A-$21.25
deleted text end new text begin A-$16.25
new text end
Enhanced Driver's License
deleted text begin D-$37.25
deleted text end new text begin D-$32.25
new text end
deleted text begin C-$41.25
deleted text end new text begin C-$36.25
new text end
deleted text begin B-$48.25
deleted text end new text begin B-$43.25
new text end
deleted text begin A-$56.25
deleted text end new text begin A-$51.25
new text end
Instruction Permit
deleted text begin $10.25 deleted text end new text begin $5.25
new text end
Enhanced Instruction
Permit
deleted text begin $25.25
deleted text end new text begin $20.25
new text end
Provisional License
deleted text begin $13.25 deleted text end new text begin $8.25
new text end
Enhanced Provisional
License
deleted text begin $28.25
deleted text end new text begin $23.25
new text end
Duplicate License or
duplicate identification
card
deleted text begin $11.75 deleted text end new text begin $6.75
new text end
Enhanced Duplicate
License or enhanced
duplicate identification
card
deleted text begin $26.75
deleted text end new text begin $21.75
new text end
Minnesota identification
card or Under-21
Minnesota identification
card, other than duplicate,
except as otherwise
provided in section 171.07,
subdivisions 3
and 3a
deleted text begin $16.25
deleted text end new text begin $11.25
new text end
Enhanced Minnesota
identification card
deleted text begin $31.25
deleted text end new text begin $26.25
new text end

In addition to each fee required in this paragraph, the commissioner shall collect a
surcharge of $1.75 until June 30, 2012. Surcharges collected under this paragraph must be
credited to the driver and vehicle services technology account in the special revenue fund
under section 299A.705.

(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), an individual who holds a provisional license and
has a driving record free of (1) convictions for a violation of section 169A.20, 169A.33,
169A.35, or sections 169A.50 to 169A.53, (2) convictions for crash-related moving
violations, and (3) convictions for moving violations that are not crash related, shall have a
$3.50 credit toward the fee for any classified under-21 driver's license. "Moving violation"
has the meaning given it in section 171.04, subdivision 1.

(c) In addition to the driver's license fee required under paragraph (a), the
commissioner shall collect an additional $4 processing fee from each new applicant
or individual renewing a license with a school bus endorsement to cover the costs for
processing an applicant's initial and biennial physical examination certificate. The
department shall not charge these applicants any other fee to receive or renew the
endorsement.

new text begin (d) In addition to the fee required under paragraph (a), a driver's license agent may
charge and retain a filing fee under section 171.061, subdivision 4. The department shall
charge the same amount as an agent under section 171.061, which must be credited to the
driver services operating account in section 299A.705, subdivision 2.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin Sections 1 and 2 are effective July 1, 2011.
new text end