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HF 628

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/31/2019 02:24pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; prohibiting the application of the DWI Forfeiture Law to
motor vehicles operated by persons who enter the ignition interlock program;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 169A.63, by adding a subdivision.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 169A.63, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:

new text begin Subd. 13. new text end

new text begin Exception. new text end

new text begin (a) This section does not apply if the driver who committed the
designated offense or whose conduct resulted in the designated license revocation becomes
a program participant in the ignition interlock program under section 171.306 within 60
days following service of the Notice of Seizure and Intent to Forfeit under this section.
new text end

new text begin (b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), if the program participant described in paragraph (a)
subsequently operates the motor vehicle to commit a designated offense or in a manner that
results in a designated license revocation, the vehicle must be seized and summarily forfeited.
new text end

new text begin (c) Paragraph (b) applies only if the described subsequent vehicle operation occurs before
the participant has been restored to full driving privileges or within three years of the original
designated offense or designated license revocation, whichever occurs latest.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2019.
new text end