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HF 1632

as introduced - 93rd Legislature (2023 - 2024) Posted on 02/13/2023 01:06pm

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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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 2024 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.
new text end

new text begin (b) The campaign must be designed to:
new text end

new text begin (1) help reduce occurrences of motor vehicles unlawfully passing school buses; and
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new text begin (2) inform drivers about the safety of pupils boarding and unloading from school buses,
including laws requiring a motor vehicle to stop when a school bus has extended the
stop-signal arm and is flashing red lights and penalties for violations.
new text end

new text begin 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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