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HF 1010

1st Division Engrossment - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 04/22/2020 10:12am

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underscored = added, new language.

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1st Division Engrossment Posted on 04/22/2020

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; appropriating money for a school bus safety education
campaign.

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

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; SCHOOL BUS SAFETY CAMPAIGN.
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new text begin (a) $50,000 in fiscal year 2021 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner
of public safety for an education and awareness campaign on motor vehicles passing school
buses. This is a onetime appropriation.
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new text begin (b) The campaign must be designed to: (1) help reduce occurrences of motor vehicles
unlawfully passing school buses; and (2) inform drivers about the safety of pupils boarding
and unloading from school buses, including (i) laws requiring a motor vehicle to stop when
a school bus has extended the stop-signal arm and is flashing red lights, and (ii) penalties
for violations. When developing the campaign, the commissioner must identify best practices,
review effective communication methods to educate drivers, and consider multiple forms
of media to convey the information.
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