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HF 1718

1st Engrossment - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 03/15/2010 01:17pm

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

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; modifying application procedures and requirements for
driver's license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 171.06,
subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 7410.0410.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 171.06, subdivision 3, is
amended to read:


Subd. 3.

deleted text beginContents ofdeleted text end Applicationdeleted text begin; other informationdeleted text endnew text begin requirementsnew text end.

(a) An
application must:

(1) state the full name, date of birth, sex, and either (i) the residence address of the
applicant, or (ii) designated address under section 5B.05;

(2) as may be required by the commissioner, contain a description of the applicant
and any other facts pertaining to the applicant, the applicant's driving privileges, and the
applicant's ability to operate a motor vehicle with safety;

(3) state:

(i) the applicant's Social Security number; or

(ii) if the applicant does not have a Social Security number and is applying for a
Minnesota identification card, instruction permit, or class D provisional or driver's license,
that the applicant certifies that the applicant does not have a Social Security number;

(4) contain a space where the applicant may indicate a desire to make an anatomical
gift according to paragraph (b);

(5) contain a notification to the applicant of the availability of a living will/health
care directive designation on the license under section 171.07, subdivision 7; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(6) contain a space where the applicant may request a veteran designation on the
license under section 171.07, subdivision 15, and the driving record under section 171.12,
subdivision 5adeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (7) contain a space where the applicant must attest to a residence address in
Minnesota.
new text end

(b) If the applicant does not indicate a desire to make an anatomical gift when
the application is made, the applicant must be offered a donor document in accordance
with section 171.07, subdivision 5. The application must contain statements sufficient to
comply with the requirements of the Darlene Luther Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift
Act, chapter 525A, so that execution of the application or donor document will make
the anatomical gift as provided in section 171.07, subdivision 5, for those indicating a
desire to make an anatomical gift. The application must be accompanied by information
describing Minnesota laws regarding anatomical gifts and the need for and benefits of
anatomical gifts, and the legal implications of making an anatomical gift, including the
law governing revocation of anatomical gifts. The commissioner shall distribute a notice
that must accompany all applications for and renewals of a driver's license or Minnesota
identification card. The notice must be prepared in conjunction with a Minnesota organ
procurement organization that is certified by the federal Department of Health and Human
Services and must include:

(1) a statement that provides a fair and reasonable description of the organ donation
process, the care of the donor body after death, and the importance of informing family
members of the donation decision; and

(2) a telephone number in a certified Minnesota organ procurement organization that
may be called with respect to questions regarding anatomical gifts.

(c) The application must be accompanied also by information containing relevant
facts relating to:

(1) the effect of alcohol on driving ability;

(2) the effect of mixing alcohol with drugs;

(3) the laws of Minnesota relating to operation of a motor vehicle while under the
influence of alcohol or a controlled substance; and

(4) the levels of alcohol-related fatalities and accidents in Minnesota and of arrests
for alcohol-related violations.

new text begin (d) A government identification card is (1) an acceptable form of proof of identity in
application for a Minnesota identification card, instruction permit, or driver's license; and
(2) a primary document for purposes of Minnesota Rules, part 7410.0400.
new text end

new text begin (e) For purposes of this section, "government identification card" means an official
form of governmental identification issued by a country other than the United States,
that contains:
new text end

new text begin (1) the full name and date of birth of the cardholder;
new text end

new text begin (2) a photograph identifying the cardholder;
new text end

new text begin (3) a unique identification number; and
new text end

new text begin (4) security features that make the card as impervious to alteration as is reasonably
practicable in its design and quality of material and technology, using materials that are
not readily available to the general public.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2011.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginREPEALER.
new text end

new text begin Minnesota Rules, part 7410.0410, new text end new text begin is repealed.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2011.
new text end