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HF 1992

as introduced - 93rd Legislature (2023 - 2024) Posted on 02/27/2023 04:23pm

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

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; establishing a budget for transportation; appropriating
money for transportation purposes, including Department of Transportation,
Department of Public Safety, and Metropolitan Council activities; making policy
changes related to transportation; modifying requirements for noncompliant drivers'
licenses and Minnesota identification cards, including on eligibility, proof of lawful
presence, primary and secondary documentation, and data practices; making
technical changes; requiring reports; authorizing the sale and issuance of state
bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 4.075, by adding subdivisions;
13.69, subdivision 1; 13.6905, by adding a subdivision; 161.20, subdivision 4;
168.013, subdivision 1a; 168.327, subdivision 6; 171.04, subdivision 5; 171.06,
subdivisions 2, 3, 7, by adding subdivisions; 171.061, subdivision 4; 171.07,
subdivisions 1, 3; 171.12, subdivisions 7, 7a, 7b, 9, by adding a subdivision; 171.13,
subdivision 1a; 219.015, subdivision 2; 219.1651; 297A.99, subdivision 1;
299A.705, subdivision 1; 299D.03, subdivision 5; 473.39, by adding a subdivision;
Laws 2021, First Special Session chapter 5, article 1, sections 2, subdivision 2; 4,
subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 168;
171; 297A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 171.015, subdivision 7;
299A.705, subdivision 2; 360.915, subdivision 5.

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

ARTICLE 1

TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS

Section 1. new text beginTRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS.
new text end

new text begin The sums shown in the columns marked "Appropriations" are appropriated to the agencies
and for the purposes specified in this article. The appropriations are from the trunk highway
fund, or another named fund, and are available for the fiscal years indicated for each purpose.
Amounts for "Total Appropriation" and sums shown in the corresponding columns marked
"Appropriations by Fund" are summary only and do not have legal effect. Unless specified
otherwise, the amounts in fiscal year 2025 under "Appropriations by Fund" show the base
within the meaning of Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.11, subdivision 3, by fund. The
figures "2024" and "2025" used in this article mean that the appropriations listed under them
are available for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2024, or June 30, 2025, respectively. "Each
year" is each of fiscal years 2024 and 2025. "The biennium" is fiscal years 2024 and 2025.
"C.S.A.H." is the county state-aid highway fund. "M.S.A.S." is the municipal state-aid street
fund. "H.U.T.D." is the highway user tax distribution fund. "Staff" means those employees
who are identified in any of the following roles for the legislative committees: committee
administrator, committee legislative assistant, caucus research, fiscal analysis, counsel, or
nonpartisan research.
new text end

new text begin APPROPRIATIONS
new text end
new text begin Available for the Year
new text end
new text begin Ending June 30
new text end
new text begin 2024
new text end
new text begin 2025
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginDEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 3,957,176,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 3,603,475,000
new text end
new text begin Appropriations by Fund
new text end
new text begin 2024
new text end
new text begin 2025
new text end
new text begin General
new text end
new text begin 439,143,000
new text end
new text begin 38,231,000
new text end
new text begin Airports
new text end
new text begin 25,368,000
new text end
new text begin 25,368,000
new text end
new text begin C.S.A.H.
new text end
new text begin 909,526,000
new text end
new text begin 944,217,000
new text end
new text begin M.S.A.S.
new text end
new text begin 234,230,000
new text end
new text begin 242,993,000
new text end
new text begin Trunk Highway
new text end
new text begin 2,348,909,000
new text end
new text begin 2,352,666,000
new text end

new text begin The appropriations in this section are to the
commissioner of transportation.
new text end

new text begin The amounts that may be spent for each
purpose are specified in the following
subdivisions.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Multimodal Systems
new text end

new text begin (a) Aeronautics
new text end

new text begin (1) Airport Development and Assistance
new text end
new text begin 59,598,000
new text end
new text begin 18,598,000
new text end
new text begin Appropriations by Fund
new text end
new text begin 2024
new text end
new text begin 2025
new text end
new text begin General
new text end
new text begin 41,000,000
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin Airports
new text end
new text begin 18,598,000
new text end
new text begin 18,598,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the state airports
fund and must be spent according to
Minnesota Statutes, section 360.305,
subdivision 4.
new text end

new text begin $15,000,000 in fiscal year 2024 is from the
general fund for significantly delayed system
maintenance of critical airport safety systems,
equipment, and essential airfield technology.
This is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin $26,000,000 in fiscal year 2024 is from the
general fund for matching federal aid, related
state investments, and appropriate costs
incurred by the department to carry out the
provisions of this section. This is a onetime
appropriation and is available until June 30,
2027.
new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.28, subdivision 6, this appropriation is
available for five years after the year of the
appropriation. If the appropriation for either
year is insufficient, the appropriation for the
other year is available for it.
new text end

new text begin If the commissioner of transportation
determines that a balance remains in the state
airports fund following the appropriations
made in this article and that the appropriations
made are insufficient for advancing airport
development and assistance projects, an
amount necessary to advance the projects, not
to exceed the balance in the state airports fund,
is appropriated in each year to the
commissioner and must be spent according to
Minnesota Statutes, section 360.305.Within
two weeks of a determination under this
contingent appropriation, the commissioner
of transportation must notify the commissioner
of management and budget and the chairs,
ranking minority members, and staff of the
legislative committees with jurisdiction over
transportation finance concerning the funds
appropriated. Funds appropriated under this
contingent appropriation do not adjust the base
for fiscal years 2026 and 2027.
new text end

new text begin (2) Aviation Support Services
new text end
new text begin 20,697,000
new text end
new text begin 10,531,000
new text end
new text begin Appropriations by Fund
new text end
new text begin 2024
new text end
new text begin 2025
new text end
new text begin General
new text end
new text begin 14,007,000
new text end
new text begin 3,841,000
new text end
new text begin Airports
new text end
new text begin 6,690,000
new text end
new text begin 6,690,000
new text end

new text begin $7,000,000 in fiscal year 2024 is from the
general fund to purchase two utility aircraft
for the Department of Transportation. This is
a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin $5,300,000 in fiscal year 2024 and $2,100,000
in fiscal year 2025 are from the general fund
to the Department of Agriculture for a
sustainable aviation fuel program under
Minnesota Statutes, section .......
new text end

new text begin (3) Civil Air Patrol
new text end
new text begin 80,000
new text end
new text begin 80,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the state airports
fund for the Civil Air Patrol.
new text end

new text begin (b) Transit and Active Transportation
new text end
new text begin 86,278,000
new text end
new text begin 18,324,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund.
new text end

new text begin $68,000,000 in fiscal year 2024 is from the
general fund for matching federal aid, related
state investments, and appropriate costs
incurred by the department to carry out the
provisions of this section. This appropriation
is available until June 30, 2027.
new text end

new text begin (c) Safe Routes to School
new text end
new text begin 500,000
new text end
new text begin 500,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for the safe routes to school program under
Minnesota Statutes, section 174.40.
new text end

new text begin If the appropriation for either year is
insufficient, the appropriation for the other
year is available for it.
new text end

new text begin (d) new text end new text begin Freight
new text end
new text begin 16,418,000
new text end
new text begin 13,213,000
new text end
new text begin Appropriations by Fund
new text end
new text begin 2024
new text end
new text begin 2025
new text end
new text begin General
new text end
new text begin 10,051,000
new text end
new text begin 6,547,000
new text end
new text begin Trunk Highway
new text end
new text begin 6,367,000
new text end
new text begin 6,666,000
new text end

new text begin $1,000,000 each year is from the general fund
for weigh station operations and capital
improvements.
new text end

new text begin $1,955,000 in fiscal year 2024 and $3,360,000
in fiscal year 2025 are from the general fund
to provide a match to federal aid for capital
and operating costs for expanded Amtrak
service between the Twin Cities and Chicago.
new text end

new text begin $5,000,000 in fiscal year 2024 is from the
general fund for matching federal aid grants
for improvements, engineering, and
administrative costs for the Stone Arch Bridge
in Minneapolis. This is a onetime
appropriation and is available until June 30,
2027.
new text end

new text begin The base from the general fund is $8,063,000
in each of fiscal years 2026 and 2027.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin State Roads
new text end

new text begin (a) Operations and Maintenance
new text end
new text begin 411,972,000
new text end
new text begin 425,093,000
new text end
new text begin (b) Program Planning and Delivery
new text end
new text begin (1) Planning and Research
new text end
new text begin 32,679,000
new text end
new text begin 33,465,000
new text end

new text begin The commissioner may use any balance
remaining in this appropriation for program
delivery under clause (2).
new text end

new text begin $130,000 in each year is available for
administrative costs of the targeted group
business program.
new text end

new text begin $266,000 in each year is available for grants
to metropolitan planning organizations outside
the seven-county metropolitan area.
new text end

new text begin $900,000 in each year is available for grants
for transportation studies outside the
metropolitan area to identify critical concerns,
problems, and issues. These grants are
available: (1) to regional development
commissions; (2) in regions where no regional
development commission is functioning, to
joint powers boards established under
agreement of two or more political
subdivisions in the region to exercise the
planning functions of a regional development
commission; and (3) in regions where no
regional development commission or joint
powers board is functioning, to the Department
of Transportation district office for that region.
new text end

new text begin (2) Program Delivery
new text end
new text begin 263,008,000
new text end
new text begin 273,985,000
new text end
new text begin Appropriations by Fund
new text end
new text begin 2024
new text end
new text begin 2025
new text end
new text begin General
new text end
new text begin 2,000,000
new text end
new text begin 2,000,000
new text end
new text begin Trunk Highway
new text end
new text begin 261,008,000
new text end
new text begin 271,985,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation includes use of consultants
to support development and management of
projects.
new text end

new text begin $1,000,000 in each year is available for
management of contaminated and regulated
material on property owned by the Department
of Transportation, including mitigation of
property conveyances, facility acquisition or
expansion, chemical release at maintenance
facilities, and spills on the trunk highway
system where there is no known responsible
party. If the appropriation for either year is
insufficient, the appropriation for the other
year is available for it.
new text end

new text begin (c) State Road Construction
new text end
new text begin 1,205,213,000
new text end
new text begin 1,174,045,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is for the actual
construction, reconstruction, and improvement
of trunk highways, including design-build
contracts, internal department costs associated
with delivering the construction program,
consultant usage to support these activities,
and the cost of actual payments to landowners
for lands acquired for highway rights-of-way,
payment to lessees, interest subsidies, and
relocation expenses.
new text end

new text begin This appropriation includes federal highway
aid. The commissioner of transportation must
notify the chairs, ranking minority members,
and staff of the legislative committees with
jurisdiction over transportation finance of any
significant events that cause the estimates of
federal aid to change.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner may expend up to one-half
of one percent of the federal appropriations
under this paragraph as grants to opportunity
industrialization centers and other nonprofit
job training centers for job training programs
related to highway construction.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner may transfer up to
$15,000,000 in each year to the transportation
revolving loan fund.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner may receive money
covering other shares of the cost of partnership
projects. These receipts are appropriated to
the commissioner for these projects.
new text end

new text begin The base is $1,161,813,000 in each of fiscal
years 2026 and 2027.
new text end

new text begin (d) Corridors of Commerce
new text end
new text begin 25,000,000
new text end
new text begin 25,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is for the corridors of
commerce program under Minnesota Statutes,
section 161.088. The commissioner may use
up to 17 percent of the amount in each year
for program delivery.
new text end

new text begin (e) Highway Debt Service
new text end
new text begin 282,658,000
new text end
new text begin 286,766,000
new text end

new text begin $279,658,000 in fiscal year 2024 and
$283,766,000 in fiscal year 2025 are for
transfer to the state bond fund. If this
appropriation is insufficient to make all
transfers required in the year for which it is
made, the commissioner of management and
budget must transfer the deficiency amount
as provided under Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.641, and notify the chairs, ranking
minority members, and staff of the legislative
committees with jurisdiction over
transportation finance and the chairs of the
senate Finance Committee and the house of
representatives Ways and Means Committee
of the amount of the deficiency. Any excess
appropriation cancels to the trunk highway
fund.
new text end

new text begin (f) Statewide Radio Communications
new text end
new text begin 8,653,000
new text end
new text begin 6,907,000
new text end
new text begin Appropriations by Fund
new text end
new text begin 2024
new text end
new text begin 2025
new text end
new text begin General
new text end
new text begin 2,003,000
new text end
new text begin 3,000
new text end
new text begin Trunk Highway
new text end
new text begin 6,650,000
new text end
new text begin 6,904,000
new text end

new text begin $3,000 in each year is from the general fund
to equip and operate the Roosevelt signal
tower for Lake of the Woods weather
broadcasting.
new text end

new text begin $2,000,000 in fiscal year 2024 is from the
general fund for Allied Radio Matrix for
Emergency Response (ARMER) tower
building improvements and replacement. This
is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Local Roads
new text end

new text begin (a) County State-Aid Highways
new text end
new text begin 909,526,000
new text end
new text begin 944,217,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the county state-aid
highway fund under Minnesota Statutes,
sections 161.081 and 297A.815, subdivision
3, and chapter 162, and is available until June
30, 2033.
new text end

new text begin If the commissioner of transportation
determines that a balance remains in the
county state-aid highway fund following the
appropriations and transfers made in this
paragraph and that the appropriations made
are insufficient for advancing county state-aid
highway projects, an amount necessary to
advance the projects, not to exceed the balance
in the county state-aid highway fund, is
appropriated in each year to the commissioner.
Within two weeks of a determination under
this contingent appropriation, the
commissioner of transportation must notify
the commissioner of management and budget
and the chairs, ranking minority members, and
staff of the legislative committees with
jurisdiction over transportation finance
concerning funds appropriated. The
commissioner must identify in the next budget
submission to the legislature under Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.11, any amount that is
appropriated under this paragraph.
new text end

new text begin (b) Municipal State-Aid Streets
new text end
new text begin 234,230,000
new text end
new text begin 242,993,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the municipal
state-aid street fund under Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 162, and is available until June 30,
2033.
new text end

new text begin If the commissioner of transportation
determines that a balance remains in the
municipal state-aid street fund following the
appropriations and transfers made in this
paragraph and that the appropriations made
are insufficient for advancing municipal
state-aid street projects, an amount necessary
to advance the projects, not to exceed the
balance in the municipal state-aid street fund,
is appropriated in each year to the
commissioner. Within two weeks of a
determination under this contingent
appropriation, the commissioner of
transportation must notify the commissioner
of management and budget and the chairs,
ranking minority members, and staff of the
legislative committees with jurisdiction over
transportation finance concerning funds
appropriated. The commissioner must identify
in the next budget submission to the legislature
under Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.11, any
amount that is appropriated under this
paragraph.
new text end

new text begin (c) Other Local Roads
new text end
new text begin (1) Small Cities Assistance
new text end
new text begin 40,000,000
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for the small cities assistance program under
Minnesota Statutes, section 162.145. This is
a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin (2) Local Transportation Disaster Support
Account
new text end
new text begin 4,300,000
new text end
new text begin 1,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund to
the commissioner of transportation to provide
cost-share for federal assistance from the
Federal Highway Administration for the
emergency relief program under United States
Code, title 23, section 125. These funds are
available until June 30, 2027.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Agency Management
new text end

new text begin (a) Agency Services
new text end
new text begin 314,976,000
new text end
new text begin 87,038,000
new text end
new text begin Appropriations by Fund
new text end
new text begin 2024
new text end
new text begin 2025
new text end
new text begin General
new text end
new text begin 238,949,000
new text end
new text begin 5,961,000
new text end
new text begin Trunk Highway
new text end
new text begin 76,027,000
new text end
new text begin 81,077,000
new text end

new text begin $116,400,000 in fiscal year 2024 is from the
general fund for match requirements for
federal formula and discretionary grant
programs. From this amount, the
commissioner may make grants to any eligible
applicant for match requirements and costs
incurred by the department in providing
technical assistance to eligible applicants for
federal discretionary grant programs. This is
a onetime appropriation and is available until
June 30, 2027.
new text end

new text begin $100,000,000 in fiscal year 2024 is from the
general fund for local government match
requirements for federal formula and
discretionary grant programs. From this
amount the commissioner may make grants
to any eligible applicant for match
requirements and costs incurred by the
department in providing technical assistance
to eligible applicants for federal discretionary
grant programs. This is a onetime
appropriation and is available until June 30,
2027.
new text end

new text begin $13,600,000 in fiscal year 2024 is from the
general fund for matching federal aid, related
state investments, and appropriate costs
incurred by the department to carry out the
electric vehicle infrastructure program under
Minnesota Statutes, section 174.47. This is a
onetime appropriation and is available until
June 30, 2027.
new text end

new text begin $900,000 in fiscal year 2024 and $900,000 in
fiscal year 2025 are from the general fund to
the commissioner of transportation for the
purpose of establishing a Tribal affairs
workforce training program related to the
construction industry. The commissioner may
enter into an agreement with any private,
public, or Tribal entity for the planning,
designing, developing, delivery, and hosting
of the program. The commissioner may use
the appropriation made in this paragraph to
pay for reasonable costs incurred to administer
the program. This appropriation is available
until June 30, 2027.
new text end

new text begin (b) Buildings
new text end
new text begin 40,790,000
new text end
new text begin 41,120,000
new text end
new text begin Appropriations by Fund
new text end
new text begin 2024
new text end
new text begin 2025
new text end
new text begin General
new text end
new text begin 55,000
new text end
new text begin 55,000
new text end
new text begin Trunk Highway
new text end
new text begin 40,735,000
new text end
new text begin 41,065,000
new text end

new text begin Any money appropriated to the commissioner
of transportation for building construction for
any fiscal year before fiscal year 2024 is
available to the commissioner during the
biennium to the extent that the commissioner
spends the money on the building construction
projects for which the money was originally
encumbered during the fiscal year for which
it was appropriated. If the appropriation for
either year is insufficient, the appropriation
for the other year is available for it.
new text end

new text begin (c) Tort Claims
new text end
new text begin 600,000
new text end
new text begin 600,000
new text end

new text begin If the appropriation for either year is
insufficient, the appropriation for the other
year is available for it.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Transfers
new text end

new text begin (a) With the approval of the commissioner of
management and budget, the commissioner
of transportation may transfer unencumbered
balances among the appropriations from the
trunk highway fund and the state airports fund
made in this section. Transfers under this
paragraph must not be made: (1) between
funds; (2) from the appropriations for state
road construction or debt service; or (3) from
the appropriations for operations and
maintenance or program delivery, except for
a transfer to state road construction or debt
service.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner of transportation must
immediately report transfers under paragraph
(a) to the chairs, ranking minority members,
and staff of the legislative committees with
jurisdiction over transportation finance. The
authority for the commissioner of
transportation to make transfers under
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.285, is
superseded by the authority and requirements
under this subdivision.
new text end

new text begin (c) The commissioner of transportation must
transfer from the flexible highway account in
the county state-aid highway fund:
new text end

new text begin (1) $1,850,000 in fiscal year 2024 to the trunk
highway fund;
new text end

new text begin (2) $5,000,000 in fiscal year 2024 to the
municipal turnback account in the municipal
state-aid street fund; and
new text end

new text begin (3) the remainder in each year to the county
turnback account in the county state-aid
highway fund.
new text end

new text begin The funds transferred are for highway
turnback purposes as provided under
Minnesota Statutes, section 161.081,
subdivision 3.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Contingent Appropriations
new text end

new text begin The commissioner of transportation, with the
approval of the governor and the written
approval of at least five members of a group
consisting of the members of the Legislative
Advisory Commission under Minnesota
Statutes, section 3.30, and the ranking minority
members of the legislative committees with
jurisdiction over transportation finance, may
transfer all or part of the unappropriated
balance in the trunk highway fund to an
appropriation: (1) for trunk highway design,
construction, or inspection in order to take
advantage of an unanticipated receipt of
income to the trunk highway fund or to take
advantage of federal advanced construction
funding; (2) for trunk highway maintenance
in order to meet an emergency; or (3) to pay
tort or environmental claims. Nothing in this
subdivision authorizes the commissioner to
increase the use of federal advanced
construction funding beyond amounts
specifically authorized. Any transfer as a result
of the use of federal advanced construction
funding must include an analysis of the effects
on the long-term trunk highway fund balance.
The amount transferred is appropriated for the
purpose of the account to which it is
transferred.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginMETROPOLITAN COUNCIL
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 117,830,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 88,630,000
new text end

new text begin The appropriations in this section are from the
general fund to the Metropolitan Council.
new text end

new text begin The amounts that may be spent for each
purpose are specified in the following
subdivisions.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Transit System Operations
new text end

new text begin 61,854,000
new text end
new text begin 32,654,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is for transit system
operations under Minnesota Statutes, sections
473.371 to 473.449.
new text end

new text begin $29,200,000 in fiscal year 2024 is for the
implementation of the zero-emission transit
vehicle plan under Minnesota Statutes, section
473.3927, and for matching funds for federal
low- or no-emission project applications. This
is a onetime appropriation and is available
until June 30, 2027.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Metro Mobility
new text end

new text begin 55,976,000
new text end
new text begin 55,976,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is for Metro Mobility under
Minnesota Statutes, section 473.386.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginDEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 285,227,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 280,863,000
new text end
new text begin Appropriations by Fund
new text end
new text begin 2024
new text end
new text begin 2025
new text end
new text begin General
new text end
new text begin 46,913,000
new text end
new text begin 34,551,000
new text end
new text begin H.U.T.D.
new text end
new text begin 1,336,000
new text end
new text begin 1,378,000
new text end
new text begin Special Revenue
new text end
new text begin 72,523,000
new text end
new text begin 74,338,000
new text end
new text begin Trunk Highway
new text end
new text begin 164,455,000
new text end
new text begin 170,596,000
new text end

new text begin The appropriations in this section are to the
commissioner of public safety.
new text end

new text begin The amounts that may be spent for each
purpose are specified in the following
subdivisions. The commissioner must spend
appropriations from the trunk highway fund
in subdivision 3 only for state patrol purposes.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Administration and Related Services
new text end

new text begin (a) Office of Communications
new text end
new text begin 786,000
new text end
new text begin 928,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund.
new text end

new text begin (b) Public Safety Support
new text end
new text begin 8,319,000
new text end
new text begin 9,405,000
new text end
new text begin Appropriations by Fund
new text end
new text begin 2024
new text end
new text begin 2025
new text end
new text begin General
new text end
new text begin 3,392,000
new text end
new text begin 4,196,000
new text end
new text begin Trunk Highway
new text end
new text begin 4,927,000
new text end
new text begin 5,209,000
new text end
new text begin (c) Public Safety Officer Survivor Benefits
new text end
new text begin 640,000
new text end
new text begin 640,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for payment of public safety officer survivor
benefits under Minnesota Statutes, section
299A.44. If the appropriation for either year
is insufficient, the appropriation for the other
year is available for it.
new text end

new text begin (d) Public Safety Officer Reimbursements
new text end
new text begin 1,367,000
new text end
new text begin 1,367,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for transfer to the public safety officer's benefit
account. This money is available for
reimbursements under Minnesota Statutes,
section 299A.465.
new text end

new text begin (e) Technology and Support Services
new text end
new text begin 6,712,000
new text end
new text begin 6,783,000
new text end
new text begin Appropriations by Fund
new text end
new text begin 2024
new text end
new text begin 2025
new text end
new text begin General
new text end
new text begin 1,645,000
new text end
new text begin 1,684,000
new text end
new text begin Trunk Highway
new text end
new text begin 5,067,000
new text end
new text begin 5,099,000
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin State Patrol
new text end

new text begin (a) Patrolling Highways
new text end
new text begin 151,394,000
new text end
new text begin 141,731,000
new text end
new text begin Appropriations by Fund
new text end
new text begin 2024
new text end
new text begin 2025
new text end
new text begin General
new text end
new text begin 15,148,000
new text end
new text begin 389,000
new text end
new text begin H.U.T.D.
new text end
new text begin 92,000
new text end
new text begin 92,000
new text end
new text begin Trunk Highway
new text end
new text begin 136,154,000
new text end
new text begin 141,250,000
new text end

new text begin $14,500,000 in fiscal year 2024 is from the
general fund to purchase a helicopter for the
State Patrol. These funds are available until
June 30, 2025. This is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin (b) Commercial Vehicle Enforcement
new text end
new text begin 17,746,000
new text end
new text begin 18,423,000
new text end
new text begin (c) Capitol Security
new text end
new text begin 18,666,000
new text end
new text begin 19,231,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner must not:
new text end

new text begin (1) spend any money from the trunk highway
fund for capitol security; or
new text end

new text begin (2) permanently transfer any state trooper from
the patrolling highways activity to capitol
security.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner must not transfer any
money appropriated to the commissioner under
this section:
new text end

new text begin (1) to capitol security; or
new text end

new text begin (2) from capitol security.
new text end

new text begin (d) Vehicle Crimes Unit
new text end
new text begin 1,244,000
new text end
new text begin 1,286,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the highway user
tax distribution fund to investigate:
new text end

new text begin (1) registration tax and motor vehicle sales tax
liabilities from individuals and businesses that
currently do not pay all taxes owed; and
new text end

new text begin (2) illegal or improper activity related to the
sale, transfer, titling, and registration of motor
vehicles.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Driver and Vehicle Services
new text end

new text begin (a) Driver Services
new text end
new text begin 43,145,000
new text end
new text begin 44,446,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the driver and
vehicle services operating account in the
special revenue fund under Minnesota
Statutes, section 299A.705.
new text end

new text begin The base is $43,924,000 in each of fiscal years
2026 and 2027.
new text end

new text begin (b) Vehicle Services
new text end
new text begin 27,935,000
new text end
new text begin 28,449,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the driver and
vehicle services operating account in the
special revenue fund under Minnesota
Statutes, section 299A.705.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Traffic Safety
new text end

new text begin 5,270,000
new text end
new text begin 6,171,000
new text end
new text begin Appropriations by Fund
new text end
new text begin 2024
new text end
new text begin 2025
new text end
new text begin General
new text end
new text begin 4,709,000
new text end
new text begin 5,556,000
new text end
new text begin Trunk Highway
new text end
new text begin 561,000
new text end
new text begin 615,000
new text end

new text begin $2,500,000 in each year is from the general
fund for staff and operating costs for a new
Traffic Safety Advisory Council.
new text end

new text begin $813,000 in fiscal year 2024 and $1,625,000
in fiscal year 2025 are from the general fund
for staff and operating costs to create a Traffic
Safety Data Analytics Center.
new text end

new text begin $750,000 in each year is from the general fund
for staff, operating costs, and grants to conduct
an ongoing pilot project for roadside testing
of drivers who may be impaired by controlled
substances.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Pipeline Safety
new text end

new text begin 2,003,000
new text end
new text begin 2,003,000
new text end
new text begin Appropriations by Fund
new text end
new text begin 2024
new text end
new text begin 2025
new text end
new text begin General
new text end
new text begin 560,000
new text end
new text begin 560,000
new text end
new text begin Special Revenue
new text end
new text begin 1,443,000
new text end
new text begin 1,443,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the pipeline safety
account in the special revenue fund under
Minnesota Statutes, section 299J.18.
new text end

Sec. 5.

Laws 2021, First Special Session chapter 5, article 1, section 2, subdivision 2, is
amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Multimodal Systems

(a) Aeronautics

(1) Airport Development and Assistance
24,198,000
18,598,000
Appropriations by Fund
2022
2023
General
5,600,000
-0-
Airports
18,598,000
18,598,000

This appropriation is from the state airports
fund and must be spent according to
Minnesota Statutes, section 360.305,
subdivision 4
.

$5,600,000 in fiscal year 2022 is from the
general fund for a grant to the city of Karlstad
for the acquisition of land, predesign, design,
engineering, and construction of a primary
airport runway.

Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.28, subdivision 6, this appropriation is
available for five years after the year of the
appropriation. If the appropriation for either
year is insufficient, the appropriation for the
other year is available for it.

If the commissioner of transportation
determines that a balance remains in the state
airports fund following the appropriations
made in this article and that the appropriations
made are insufficient for advancing airport
development and assistance projects, an
amount necessary to advance the projects, not
to exceed the balance in the state airports fund,
is appropriated in each year to the
commissioner and must be spent according to
Minnesota Statutes, section 360.305,
subdivision 4
. Within two weeks of a
determination under this contingent
appropriation, the commissioner of
transportation must notify the commissioner
of management and budget and the chairs,
ranking minority members, and staff of the
legislative committees with jurisdiction over
transportation finance concerning the funds
appropriated. Funds appropriated under this
contingent appropriation do not adjust the base
for fiscal years 2024 and 2025.

(2) Aviation Support Services
8,332,000
8,340,000
Appropriations by Fund
2022
2023
General
1,650,000
1,650,000
Airports
6,682,000
6,690,000

$28,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $36,000 in
fiscal year 2023 are from the state airports
fund for costs related to regulating unmanned
aircraft systems.

(3) Civil Air Patrol
80,000
80,000

This appropriation is from the state airports
fund for the Civil Air Patrol.

(b) Transit and Active Transportation
23,501,000
18,201,000

This appropriation is from the general fund.

$5,000,000 in fiscal year 2022 is for the active
transportation program under Minnesota
Statutes, section 174.38. This is a onetime
appropriation and is available until June 30,
2025.

$300,000 in fiscal year 2022 is for a grant to
the 494 Corridor Commission. The
commissioner must not retain any portion of
the funds appropriated under this section. The
commissioner must make grant payments in
full by December 31, 2021. Funds under this
grant are for programming and service
expansion to assist companies and commuters
in telecommuting efforts and promotion of
best practices. A grant recipient must provide
telework resources, assistance, information,
and related activities on a statewide basis. This
is a onetime appropriation.

(c) Safe Routes to School
5,500,000
500,000

This appropriation is from the general fund
for the safe routes to school program under
Minnesota Statutes, section 174.40.

If the appropriation for either year is
insufficient, the appropriation for the other
year is available for it.new text begin $5,000,000 in fiscal
year 2022 from the general fund is available
until June 30, 2025.
new text end

(d) Passenger Rail
10,500,000
500,000

This appropriation is from the general fund
for passenger rail activities under Minnesota
Statutes, sections 174.632 to 174.636.

$10,000,000 in fiscal year 2022 is for final
design and construction to provide for a
second daily Amtrak train service between
Minneapolis and St. Paul and Chicago. The
commissioner may expend funds for program
delivery and administration from this amount.
This is a onetime appropriation and is
available until June 30, 2025.

(e) Freight
8,342,000
7,323,000
Appropriations by Fund
2022
2023
General
2,464,000
1,445,000
Trunk Highway
5,878,000
5,878,000

$1,000,000 in fiscal year 2022 is from the
general fund for procurement costs of a
statewide freight network optimization tool.
This is a onetime appropriation and is
available until June 30, deleted text begin2023deleted text endnew text begin 2025new text end.

$350,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $287,000 in
fiscal year 2023 are from the general fund for
two additional rail safety inspectors in the state
rail safety inspection program under
Minnesota Statutes, section 219.015. In each
year, the commissioner must not increase the
total assessment amount under Minnesota
Statutes, section 219.015, subdivision 2, from
the most recent assessment amount.

Sec. 6.

Laws 2021, First Special Session chapter 5, article 1, section 4, subdivision 4, is
amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Driver and Vehicle Services

(a) Driver Services
44,820,000
39,685,000

This appropriation is from the driver services
operating account in the special revenue fund
under Minnesota Statutes, section 299A.705,
subdivision 2
.

$2,598,000 in each year is for costs to reopen
all driver's license examination stations that
were closed in 2020 due to the COVID-19
pandemic. This amount is not available for the
public information center, general
administration, or operational support. This is
a onetime appropriation.

$2,229,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $155,000
in fiscal year 2023 are for costs of a pilot
project for same-day issuance of drivers'
licenses and state identification cards.

The base is $36,398,000 in each of fiscal years
2024 and 2025.

(b) Vehicle Services
37,418,000
deleted text begin 35,535,000 deleted text end new text begin
27,299,000
new text end
Appropriations by Fund
2022
2023
H.U.T.D.
686,000
-0-
Special Revenue
36,732,000
deleted text begin 35,535,000 deleted text end new text begin
27,299,000
new text end

The special revenue fund appropriation is from
the vehicle services operating account under
Minnesota Statutes, section 299A.705,
subdivision 1
.

$200,000 in fiscal year 2022 is from the
vehicle services operating account for the
independent expert review of MnDRIVE under
article 4, section 144, for expenses of the chair
and the review team related to work completed
pursuant to that section, including any
contracts entered into. This is a onetime
appropriation.

$250,000 in fiscal year 2022 is from the
vehicle services operating account for
programming costs related to the
implementation of self-service kiosks for
vehicle registration renewal. This is a onetime
appropriation and is available in fiscal year
2023.

The base is $33,788,000 in each of fiscal years
2024 and 2025.

Sec. 7. new text beginSTATE PATROL OPERATING DEFICIENCY.
new text end

new text begin (a) $6,728,000 in fiscal year 2023 is appropriated from the trunk highway fund to the
commissioner of public safety for State Patrol operating costs. This is a onetime appropriation
and is available until December 31, 2023.
new text end

new text begin (b) $106,000 in fiscal year 2023 is appropriated from the highway user tax distribution
fund to the commissioner of public safety for the State Patrol Vehicle Crimes Unit. This is
a onetime appropriation and is available until December 31, 2023.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end

Sec. 8. new text beginTRUNK HIGHWAY FUND; TRANSFER.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner of management and budget must transfer $358,112,000 in fiscal year
2024 from the general fund to the trunk highway fund. This is a onetime transfer.
new text end

ARTICLE 2

TRUNK HIGHWAY BONDS

Section 1. new text beginBOND APPROPRIATIONS.
new text end

new text begin The sums shown in the column under "Appropriations" are appropriated from the bond
proceeds account in the trunk highway fund to the state agencies or officials indicated to
be spent for public purposes. Appropriations of bond proceeds must be spent as authorized
by the Minnesota Constitution, articles XI and XIV. Unless otherwise specified, money
appropriated in this article for a capital program or project may be used to pay state agency
staff costs that are attributed directly to the capital program or project in accordance with
accounting policies adopted by the commissioner of management and budget.
new text end

new text begin SUMMARY
new text end
new text begin Department of Transportation
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 50,000,000
new text end
new text begin Department of Management and Budget
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 50,000
new text end
new text begin TOTAL
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 50,050,000
new text end
new text begin APPROPRIATIONS
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginDEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 50,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the bond proceeds
account in the trunk highway fund to the
commissioner of transportation for the
environmental analysis, predesign, design,
engineering, construction, reconstruction, and
improvement of trunk highways, including
design-build contracts, internal department
costs associated with delivering the
construction program, and consultant usage
to support these activities. The commissioner
may use up to 17 percent of this amount for
program delivery.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginBOND SALE EXPENSES
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 50,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is to the commissioner of
management and budget for bond sale
expenses under Minnesota Statutes, sections
16A.641, subdivision 8, and 167.50,
subdivision 4.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginBOND SALE AUTHORIZATION.
new text end

new text begin To provide the money appropriated in this article from the bond proceeds account in the
trunk highway fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and issue bonds
of the state in an amount up to $50,050,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the
effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 167.50 to 167.52, and by the Minnesota
Constitution, article XIV, section 11, at the times and in the amounts requested by the
commissioner of transportation. The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any
premium received from the sale of the bonds, must be deposited in the bond proceeds account
in the trunk highway fund.
new text end

ARTICLE 3

TRANSPORTATION POLICY

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 4.075, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Traffic Safety Advisory Council established. new text end

new text begin (a) A Traffic Safety Advisory
Council is established to advise, consult with, coordinate, and make program
recommendations to the commissioners of the Department of Public Safety, Department of
Transportation, and Department of Health on the development and implementation of
projects and programs intended to improve traffic safety on all Minnesota road systems.
The advisory council serves as the lead for the state Toward Zero Deaths program. The
Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety shall serve as the host agency for the
council and shall manage the financial and operational aspects of the council's activities.
new text end

new text begin (b) The council chair shall be filled on a two-year rotating basis by a designee from the
Department of Public Safety, the Department of Transportation, or the Department of Health.
When not serving as the chair, the remaining two designees shall serve as vice chairs.
new text end

new text begin (c) The council consists of the following additional members:
new text end

new text begin (1) the statewide Toward Zero Deaths program director;
new text end

new text begin (2) the chief or a designee from the Minnesota State Patrol;
new text end

new text begin (3) the chair or a designee from the Senate Transportation Committee;
new text end

new text begin (4) the ranking minority member or a designee from the Senate Transportation Committee;
new text end

new text begin (5) the chair or a designee from the House of Representatives Transportation Committee;
new text end

new text begin (6) the ranking minority member or a designee from the House of Representatives
Transportation Committee;
new text end

new text begin (7) a Toward Zero Deaths program regional coordinator;
new text end

new text begin (8) a Department of Public Safety law enforcement liaison;
new text end

new text begin (9) a representative from the Department of Human Services;
new text end

new text begin (10) a representative from the Department of Education;
new text end

new text begin (11) a representative from the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association;
new text end

new text begin (12) a representative from the Minnesota Sheriffs' Association;
new text end

new text begin (13) a representative from the Minnesota Safety Council;
new text end

new text begin (14) a representative from AAA Minneapolis;
new text end

new text begin (15) a representative from the Minnesota Trucking Association;
new text end

new text begin (16) a representative from the Insurance Federation of Minnesota;
new text end

new text begin (17) a representative from the Association of Minnesota Counties;
new text end

new text begin (18) a representative from the League of Minnesota Cities;
new text end

new text begin (19) the Department of Public Safety Judicial Outreach Liaison;
new text end

new text begin (20) a representative from the disability community; and
new text end

new text begin (21) a representative from the bicycling advocacy community.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 4.075, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Traffic Safety Advisory Council administration. new text end

new text begin (a) The Traffic Safety
Advisory Council must meet no less than four times per year or more frequently, as
determined by the chair, a majority of the council members, or any of the designated
commissioners.
new text end

new text begin (b) The chair shall regularly report to the respective commissioners on the activities of
the council and on the state of traffic safety in Minnesota.
new text end

new text begin (c) The terms, compensation, and appointment of members are governed by section
15.059.
new text end

new text begin (d) The council may appoint subcommittees and working groups. Subcommittees shall
consist of council members. Working groups may include nonmembers. Nonmembers shall
be compensated for working group activities under section 15.059, subdivision 3, for
expenses only.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 4.075, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Traffic Safety Advisory Council duties. new text end

new text begin The Traffic Safety Advisory Council
shall:
new text end

new text begin (1) advise the governor, legislature, and heads of state departments and agencies about
policies, programs, and services affecting traffic safety;
new text end

new text begin (2) advise the statewide Toward Zero Deaths program coordinator and state department
representatives on the activities of the Toward Zero Deaths program, including educating
the public about traffic safety;
new text end

new text begin (3) encourage state departments and other agencies to conduct needed research in the
field of traffic safety;
new text end

new text begin (4) review recommendations of the subcommittees and working groups;
new text end

new text begin (5) review and comment on all grants dealing with traffic safety and on the development
and implementation of state and local traffic safety plans; and
new text end

new text begin (6) prepare and submit an annual report to the governor and the chairs and ranking
minority members of appropriate legislative committees.
new text end

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 13.69, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Classifications.

(a) The following government data of the Department
of Public Safety are private data:

(1) medical data on driving instructors, licensed drivers, and applicants for parking
certificates and special license plates issued to physically disabled persons;

(2) other data on holders of a disability certificate under section 169.345, except that (i)
data that are not medical data may be released to law enforcement agencies, and (ii) data
necessary for enforcement of sections 169.345 and 169.346 may be released to parking
enforcement employees or parking enforcement agents of statutory or home rule charter
cities and towns;

(3) Social Security numbers in driver's license and motor vehicle registration records,
except that Social Security numbers must be provided to the Department of Revenue for
purposes of new text begindebt collection and new text endtax administration, the Department of Labor and Industry
for purposes of workers' compensation administration and enforcement, the judicial branch
for purposes of debt collection, and the Department of Natural Resources for purposes of
license application administration, and except that the last four digits of the Social Security
number must be provided to the Department of Human Services for purposes of recovery
of Minnesota health care program benefits paid; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(4) data on persons listed as standby or temporary custodians under section 171.07,
subdivision 11
, except that the data must be released to:

(i) law enforcement agencies for the purpose of verifying that an individual is a designated
caregiver; or

(ii) law enforcement agencies who state that the license holder is unable to communicate
at that time and that the information is necessary for notifying the designated caregiver of
the need to care for a child of the license holderdeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (5) race and ethnicity data on license holders and identification card holders under section
171.06, subdivision 3. The Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety is authorized
to receive race and ethnicity data from Driver and Vehicle Services for only the purposes
of research, evaluation, and public reports.
new text end

The department may release the Social Security number only as provided in clause (3)
and must not sell or otherwise provide individual Social Security numbers or lists of Social
Security numbers for any other purpose.

(b) The following government data of the Department of Public Safety are confidential
data: data concerning an individual's driving ability when that data is received from a member
of the individual's family.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2024.
new text end

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 161.20, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Debt collection.

The commissioner shall make reasonable and businesslike
efforts to collect money owed for licenses, fines, penalties, and permit fees or arising from
damages to state-owned propertynew text begin, traffic control,new text end or other causes related to the activities of
the Department of Transportation. The commissioner may contract for debt collection
services for the purpose of collecting a money judgment or legal indebtedness. The
commissioner may enter into an agreement with the commissioner of public safety to use
debt collection services authorized by this subdivision when civil penalties relating to the
use of highways have been reduced to money judgment. Money received as full or partial
payment shall be deposited to the appropriate fund. When money is collected through
contracted services, the commissioner may make payment for the service from the money
collected. The amount necessary for payment of contractual collection costs is appropriated
from the fund in which money so collected is deposited.

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 168.013, subdivision 1a, is amended to read:


Subd. 1a.

Passenger automobile; hearse.

(a) On passenger automobiles as defined in
section 168.002, subdivision 24, and hearses, except as otherwise provided, the registration
tax is calculated as $10 plus:

(1) for a vehicle initially registered in Minnesota prior to November 16, 2020, 1.25
percent of the manufacturer's suggested retail price of the vehicle and the destination charge,
subject to the adjustments in paragraphs (f) and (g); or

(2) for a vehicle initially registered in Minnesota on or after November 16, 2020, 1.285
percent of the manufacturer's suggested retail price of the vehicle, subject to the adjustments
in paragraphs (f) and (g).

(b) The registration tax calculation must not include the cost of each accessory or item
of optional equipment separately added to the vehicle and the manufacturer's suggested
retail price. The registration tax calculation must not include a destination charge, except
for a vehicle previously registered in Minnesota prior to November 16, 2020.

(c) In the case of the first registration of a new vehicle sold or leased by a licensed dealer,
the dealer may elect to individually determine the registration tax on the vehicle using
manufacturer's suggested retail price information provided by the manufacturer. The registrar
must use the manufacturer's suggested retail price determined by the dealer as provided in
paragraph (d). A dealer that elects to make the determination must retain a copy of the
manufacturer's suggested retail price label or other supporting documentation with the
vehicle transaction records maintained under Minnesota Rules, part 7400.5200.

(d) The registrar must determine the manufacturer's suggested retail price:

(1) using list price information published by the manufacturer or any nationally
recognized firm or association compiling such data for the automotive industry;

(2) if the list price information is unavailable, using the amount determined by a licensed
dealer under paragraph (c);

(3) if a dealer does not determine the amount, using the retail price label as provided by
the manufacturer under United States Code, title 15, section 1232; or

(4) if the retail price label is not available, using the actual sales price of the vehicle.

If the registrar is unable to ascertain the manufacturer's suggested retail price of any registered
vehicle in the foregoing manner, the registrar may use any other available source or method.

(e) The registrar must calculate the registration tax using information available to dealers
and deputy registrars at the time the initial application for registration is submitted.

(f) The amount under paragraph (a), clauses (1) and (2), must be calculated based on a
percentage of the manufacturer's suggested retail price, as follows: during the first year of
vehicle life, upon deleted text begin100deleted text endnew text begin 160new text end percent of the price; for the second year, deleted text begin90deleted text endnew text begin 100new text end percent of the
price; for the third year, deleted text begin80deleted text endnew text begin 90new text end percent of the price; for the fourth year, deleted text begin70deleted text endnew text begin 80new text end percent of the
price; for the fifth year, deleted text begin60deleted text endnew text begin 70new text end percent of the price; for the sixth year, deleted text begin50deleted text endnew text begin 60new text end percent of the
price; for the seventh year, deleted text begin40deleted text endnew text begin 50new text end percent of the price; for the eighth year, deleted text begin30deleted text endnew text begin 40new text end percent of
the price; for the ninth year, deleted text begin20deleted text endnew text begin 30new text end percent of the price; and for the tenth year, deleted text begintendeleted text endnew text begin 20new text end percent
of the price.

(g) For the 11th and each succeeding year, the amount under paragraph (a), clauses (1)
and (2), must be calculated as deleted text begin$25deleted text endnew text begin $20new text end.

(h) Except as provided in subdivision 23, for any vehicle previously registered in
Minnesota and regardless of prior ownership, the total amount due under this subdivision
and subdivision 1m must not exceed the smallest total amount previously paid or due on
the vehicle.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2024.
new text end

Sec. 7.

new text begin [168.1287] MINNESOTA BLACKOUT SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Issuance of plates. new text end

new text begin The commissioner must issue Blackout special license
plates or a single motorcycle plate to an applicant who:
new text end

new text begin (1) is a registered owner of a passenger automobile, noncommercial one-ton pickup
truck, motorcycle, or recreational vehicle;
new text end

new text begin (2) pays an additional fee in the amount specified for special plates under section 168.12,
subdivision 5;
new text end

new text begin (3) pays the registration tax as required under section 168.013;
new text end

new text begin (4) pays the fees required under this chapter;
new text end

new text begin (5) contributes a minimum of $30 annually to the driver and vehicle services operating
account; and
new text end

new text begin (6) complies with this chapter and rules governing registration of motor vehicles and
licensing of drivers.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Design. new text end

new text begin The commissioner must adopt a suitable plate design that includes a
black background with white text.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Plates transfer. new text end

new text begin On application to the commissioner and payment of a transfer
fee of $5, special plates issued under this section may be transferred to another motor vehicle
if the subsequent vehicle is:
new text end

new text begin (1) qualified under subdivision 1, clause (1), to bear the special plates; and
new text end

new text begin (2) registered to the same individual to whom the special plates were originally issued.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Exemption. new text end

new text begin Special plates issued under this section are not subject to section
168.1293, subdivision 2.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Contributions; account. new text end

new text begin Contributions collected under subdivision 1, clause
(5), must be deposited in the driver and vehicle services operating account in the special
revenue fund.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2024, for Blackout special
plates issued on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, 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:

REAL ID Compliant or
Noncompliant Classified
Driver's License
D-deleted text begin$21.00deleted text endnew text begin
$27.00
new text end
C-deleted text begin$25.00deleted text endnew text begin
$31.00
new text end
B-deleted text begin$32.00deleted text endnew text begin
$38.00
new text end
A-deleted text begin$40.00deleted text endnew text begin
$46.00
new text end
REAL ID Compliant or
Noncompliant Classified
Under-21 D.L.
D-deleted text begin$21.00deleted text endnew text begin
$27.00
new text end
C-deleted text begin$25.00deleted text endnew text begin
$31.00
new text end
B-deleted text begin$32.00deleted text endnew text begin
$38.00
new text end
A-deleted text begin$20.00deleted text endnew text begin
$26.00
new text end
Enhanced Driver's License
D-deleted text begin$36.00deleted text endnew text begin
$42.00
new text end
C-deleted text begin$40.00deleted text endnew text begin
$46.00
new text end
B-deleted text begin$47.00deleted text endnew text begin
$53.00
new text end
A-deleted text begin$55.00deleted text endnew text begin
$61.00
new text end
REAL ID Compliant or
Noncompliant Instruction
Permit
deleted text begin $5.25 deleted text end new text begin $11.25
new text end
Enhanced Instruction
Permit
deleted text begin $20.25 deleted text end new text begin
$26.25
new text end
Commercial Learner's
Permit
deleted text begin $2.50 deleted text end new text begin $8.50
new text end
REAL ID Compliant or
Noncompliant Provisional
License
deleted text begin $8.25 deleted text end new text begin $14.25
new text end
Enhanced Provisional
License
deleted text begin $23.25 deleted text end new text begin
$29.25
new text end
Duplicate REAL ID
Compliant or Noncompliant
License or duplicate REAL
ID Compliant or
Noncompliant
identification card
deleted text begin $6.75 deleted text end new text begin $12.75
new text end
Enhanced Duplicate
License or enhanced
duplicate identification card
deleted text begin $21.75 deleted text end new text begin
$27.25
new text end
REAL ID Compliant or
Noncompliant Minnesota
identification card or REAL
ID Compliant or
Noncompliant Under-21
Minnesota identification
card, other than duplicate,
except as otherwise
provided in section 171.07,
subdivisions 3
and 3a
deleted text begin $11.25 deleted text end new text begin
$17.25
new text end
Enhanced Minnesota
identification card
deleted text begin $26.25 deleted text end new text begin
$32.25
new text end

deleted text begin From August 1, 2019, to June 30, 2022,deleted text end The fee is increased by $0.75 for REAL ID compliant
or noncompliant classified driver's licenses, REAL ID compliant or noncompliant classified
under-21 driver's licenses, and enhanced driver's licenses.

(b) In addition to each fee required in paragraph (a), the commissioner shall collect a
surcharge of $2.25. Surcharges collected under this paragraph must be credited to the driver
and vehicle services technology account under section 299A.705.

(c) 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, sections 169A.50 to 169A.53, or section 171.177, (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.

(d) 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.

(e) In addition to the fee required under paragraph (a), a driver's license agent may charge
and retain a filing fee as provided under section 171.061, subdivision 4.

(f) In addition to the fee required under paragraph (a), the commissioner shall charge a
filing fee at the same amount as a driver's license agent under section 171.061, subdivision
4. Revenue collected under this paragraph must be deposited in the driver services operating
account under section 299A.705.

(g) An application for a Minnesota identification card, instruction permit, provisional
license, or driver's license, including an application for renewal, must contain a provision
that allows the applicant to add to the fee under paragraph (a), a $2 donation for the purposes
of public information and education on anatomical gifts under section 171.075.

Sec. 9.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 171.06, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Contents of application; other information.

(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 is not eligible for a Social Security number;

(4) 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; and

(5) include a method for the applicant to:

(i) request a veteran designation on the license under section 171.07, subdivision 15,
and the driving record under section 171.12, subdivision 5a;

(ii) indicate a desire to make an anatomical gift under subdivision 3b, paragraph (e);

(iii) as applicable, designate document retention as provided under section 171.12,
subdivision 3c; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(iv) indicate emergency contacts as provided under section 171.12, subdivision 5bdeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (v) indicate the applicant's race and ethnicity.
new text end

(b) Applications must be accompanied by satisfactory evidence demonstrating:

(1) identity, date of birth, and any legal name change if applicable; and

(2) for driver's licenses and Minnesota identification cards that meet all requirements of
the REAL ID Act:

(i) principal residence address in Minnesota, including application for a change of address,
unless the applicant provides a designated address under section 5B.05;

(ii) Social Security number, or related documentation as applicable; and

(iii) lawful status, as defined in Code of Federal Regulations, title 6, section 37.3.

(c) An application for an enhanced driver's license or enhanced identification card must
be accompanied by:

(1) satisfactory evidence demonstrating the applicant's full legal name and United States
citizenship; and

(2) a photographic identity document.

(d) A valid Department of Corrections or Federal Bureau of Prisons identification card
containing the applicant's full name, date of birth, and photograph issued to the applicant
is an acceptable form of proof of identity in an application for an identification card,
instruction permit, or driver's license as a secondary document for purposes of Minnesota
Rules, part 7410.0400, and successor rules.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2024.
new text end

Sec. 10.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 171.06, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Remote application.

(a) The commissioner must establish a process for deleted text beginan
eligible individual
deleted text endnew text begin individualsnew text end to apply remotely for a driver's license or Minnesota
identification card, whether through a website or other means, as provided in this subdivision.

(b) The commissioner may issue or reinstate an expired driver's license or Minnesota
identification card and may renew a driver's license or Minnesota identification card for an
deleted text begin eligibledeleted text end individual who does not apply in-person if:

(1) the applicant submits documentation to demonstrate eligibility, as prescribed by the
commissioner;

(2) there is not a material change to the applicant's name, date of birth, signature, and
driver's license or identification number since the most recent driver's license or Minnesota
identification card issuance;

(3) the application is not for a different type or class of driver's license or Minnesota
identification card, as identified in sections 171.019, subdivision 2, and 171.02, subdivision
2;

(4) one of the following requirements is met:

(i) the commissioner has a previous photograph of the applicant on file that was taken
within the last five years or in conjunction with the most recent issuance; or

(ii) for a noncompliant license or identification card, the applicant submits a photograph
that meets the requirements of sections 171.07 and 171.071, Minnesota Rules, part
7410.1810, subpart 1, and any other technical requirements established by the commissioner,
which may include but are not limited to background color, lighting and visibility standards,
and electronic file size;

(5) for a driver's license, the commissioner has a record that the applicant has undergone
an examination of the applicant's eyesight within the last deleted text begintwodeleted text endnew text begin fivenew text end years, or the applicant
submits a vision examination certificate that:

(i) has been completed within the last deleted text begintwodeleted text endnew text begin fivenew text end years;

(ii) is signed by a licensed physician or an optometrist, including one who holds a similar
license in a jurisdiction outside the United States; and

(iii) is in a form as prescribed by the commissioner;

(6) for an expired driver's license or Minnesota identification card:

(i) expiration was within the past five years;

(ii) expiration was due to driver's license or identification card issuance by another
jurisdiction; and

(iii) the application includes surrender or invalidation of a valid driver's license or
identification card issued by another jurisdiction; and

(7) the most recent issuance, reinstatement, or renewal was not performed under this
subdivision.

(c) A person who applies for a driver's license or Minnesota identification card under
this subdivision is not required to:

(1) take a knowledge examination;new text begin or
new text end

(2) take a road examination to demonstrate ability to exercise ordinary and reasonable
control in the operation of a motor vehicledeleted text begin; anddeleted text endnew text begin.
new text end

deleted text begin (3) appear in-person for an updated photograph upon return to Minnesota.
deleted text end

deleted text begin (d) For purposes of this subdivision, "eligible individual" means:
deleted text end

deleted text begin (1) a person serving outside Minnesota in active military service, as defined in section
190.05, subdivision 5, in any branch or unit of the armed forces of the United States;
deleted text end

deleted text begin (2) a person serving outside Minnesota as a volunteer in the Peace Corps;
deleted text end

deleted text begin (3) a person who is an employee of a federal department or agency who is assigned to
foreign service outside of the United States; or
deleted text end

deleted text begin (4) a person residing outside of Minnesota because the person is a spouse, domestic
partner, or dependent under age 26 of a person in clause (1), (2), or (3).
deleted text end

Sec. 11.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 171.061, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Fee; equipment.

(a) The agent may charge and retain a filing fee deleted text beginof $8deleted text end for each
applicationdeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin as follows:
new text end

new text begin New application for
noncompliant driver's
license or noncompliant
Minnesota identification
card
new text end
new text begin $11.00
new text end
new text begin New application for REAL
ID-compliant driver's
license, REAL
ID-compliant Minnesota
identification card,
enhanced driver's license,
or enhanced Minnesota
identification card
new text end
new text begin $16.00
new text end
new text begin Renewal application for
noncompliant driver's
license or noncompliant
Minnesota identification
card
new text end
new text begin $11.00
new text end
new text begin Renewal application for
REAL ID-compliant
driver's license, REAL
ID-compliant Minnesota
identification card,
enhanced driver's license,
or enhanced Minnesota
identification card
new text end
new text begin $11.00
new text end

Except as provided in paragraph (c), the fee shall cover all expenses involved in receiving,
accepting, or forwarding to the department the applications and fees required under sections
171.02, subdivision 3; 171.06, subdivisions 2 and 2a; and 171.07, subdivisions 3 and 3a.

(b) The statutory fees and the filing fees imposed under paragraph (a) may be paid by
credit card or debit card. The driver's license agent may collect a convenience fee on the
statutory fees and filing fees not greater than the cost of processing a credit card or debit
card transaction. The convenience fee must be used to pay the cost of processing credit card
and debit card transactions. The commissioner shall adopt rules to administer this paragraph
using the exempt procedures of section 14.386, except that section 14.386, paragraph (b),
does not apply.

(c) The department shall maintain the photo identification equipment for all agents
appointed as of January 1, 2000. Upon the retirement, resignation, death, or discontinuance
of an existing agent, and if a new agent is appointed in an existing office pursuant to
Minnesota Rules, chapter 7404, and notwithstanding the above or Minnesota Rules, part
7404.0400, the department shall provide and maintain photo identification equipment without
additional cost to a newly appointed agent in that office if the office was provided the
equipment by the department before January 1, 2000. All photo identification equipment
must be compatible with standards established by the department.

(d) A filing fee retained by the agent employed by a county board must be paid into the
county treasury and credited to the general revenue fund of the county. An agent who is not
an employee of the county shall retain the filing fee in lieu of county employment or salary
and is considered an independent contractor for pension purposes, coverage under the
Minnesota State Retirement System, or membership in the Public Employees Retirement
Association.

(e) Before the end of the first working day following the final day of the reporting period
established by the department, the agent must forward to the department all applications
and fees collected during the reporting period except as provided in paragraph (d).

Sec. 12.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 171.13, subdivision 1a, is amended to read:


Subd. 1a.

Waiver when license issued by another jurisdiction.

(a)new text begin If the commissioner
determines that an applicant 21 years of age or older possesses a valid driver's license issued
by another state or jurisdiction that requires a comparable examination for obtaining a
driver's license,
new text end the commissioner deleted text beginmaydeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end waive the deleted text beginrequirementdeleted text endnew text begin requirementsnew text end that the
applicantnew text begin pass a written knowledge examination andnew text end demonstrate ability to exercise ordinary
and reasonable control in the operation of a motor vehicle deleted text beginon determining that the applicant
possesses a valid driver's license issued by a jurisdiction that requires a comparable
demonstration for license issuance
deleted text end.

(b) For purposes of this subdivision, "jurisdiction" includes, but is not limited to, both
the active and reserve components of any branch or unit of the United States armed forces,
and "valid driver's license" includes any driver's license that is recognized by that branch
or unit as currently being valid, or as having been valid at the time of the applicant's
separation or discharge from the military within a period of time deemed reasonable and
fair by the commissioner, up to and including one year past the date of the applicant's
separation or discharge.

Sec. 13.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 219.015, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Railroad company assessment; account; appropriation.

(a) As provided in
this subdivision, the commissioner shall annually assess railroad companies that are (1)
defined as common carriers under section 218.011; (2) classified by federal law or regulation
as Class I Railroads, Class I Rail Carriers, Class II Railroads, or Class II Carriers; and (3)
operating in this state.

(b) The assessment must be calculated to allocate state rail safety inspection program
costs proportionally among carriers based on route miles operated in Minnesota at the time
of assessment. The commissioner must include in the assessment calculation all state rail
safety inspection program costs to support up to deleted text beginfourdeleted text endnew text begin sixnew text end rail safety inspector positions,
including but not limited to salary, administration, supervision, travel, equipment, training,
and ongoing state rail inspector duties.

(c) The assessments collected under this subdivision must be deposited in a state rail
safety inspection account, which is established in the special revenue fund. The account
consists of funds provided by this subdivision and any other money donated, allotted,
transferred, or otherwise provided to the account. Money in the account is appropriated to
the commissioner to administer the state rail safety inspection program.

Sec. 14.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 219.1651, is amended to read:


219.1651 GRADE CROSSING SAFETY ACCOUNT.

A Minnesota grade crossing safety account is created in the special revenue fund,
consisting of money credited to the account by law. Money in the account is appropriated
to the commissioner of transportation for rail-highway grade crossing safety projects on
public streets and highways, including engineering costsnew text begin and other costs associated with
administration and delivery of grade crossing safety projects
new text end. At the discretion of the
commissioner of transportation, money in the account at the end of each biennium may
cancel to the trunk highway fund.

Sec. 15.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 297A.99, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Authorization; scope.

(a) A political subdivision of this state may impose
a general sales tax (1) under section 297A.992, (2) under section deleted text begin297A.993deleted text endnew text begin 297A.9925new text end, (3)new text begin
under section 297A.993, (4)
new text end if permitted by special law, or deleted text begin(4)deleted text endnew text begin (5)new text end if the political subdivision
enacted and imposed the tax before January 1, 1982, and its predecessor provision.

(b) This section governs the imposition of a general sales tax by the political subdivision.
The provisions of this section preempt the provisions of any special law:

(1) enacted before June 2, 1997, or

(2) enacted on or after June 2, 1997, that does not explicitly exempt the special law
provision from this section's rules by reference.

(c) This section does not apply to or preempt a sales tax on motor vehicles. Beginning
July 1, 2019, no political subdivision may impose a special excise tax on motor vehicles
unless it is imposed under section 297A.993.

(d) A political subdivision may not advertise or expend funds for the promotion of a
referendum to support imposing a local sales tax and may only spend funds related to
imposing a local sales tax to:

(1) conduct the referendum;

(2) disseminate information included in the resolution adopted under subdivision 2, but
only if the disseminated information includes a list of specific projects and the cost of each
individual project;

(3) provide notice of, and conduct public forums at which proponents and opponents on
the merits of the referendum are given equal time to express their opinions on the merits of
the referendum;

(4) provide facts and data on the impact of the proposed local sales tax on consumer
purchases; and

(5) provide facts and data related to the individual programs and projects to be funded
with the local sales tax.

Sec. 16.

new text begin [297A.9925] METROPOLITAN AREA TRANSIT SALES AND USE TAX.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Definitions. new text end

new text begin (a) For purposes of this section, the following terms have
the meanings given.
new text end

new text begin (b) "Metropolitan area" or "area" has the meaning given in section 473.121, subdivision
2.
new text end

new text begin (c) "Metropolitan Council" or "council" means the Metropolitan Council established by
section 473.123.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Metropolitan area transit sales tax imposition; rate. new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding sections
297A.99, subdivisions 2 and 3, and 477A.016, or any other law to the contrary, a metropolitan
area transit sales and use tax is imposed at a rate of one-eighth of one percent on retail sales
and uses taxable under this chapter occurring within the metropolitan area as provided in
section 297A.99, subdivision 4.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Administration; collection; enforcement. new text end

new text begin Except as otherwise provided in
this section, the provisions of section 297A.99, subdivisions 4 and 6 to 12a, govern the
administration, collection, and enforcement of the tax authorized under this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Uses; consistency with transportation policy plan. new text end

new text begin (a) The Metropolitan
Council must use the proceeds of the metropolitan area transit sales and use tax imposed
under subdivision 2 for transit and transportation purposes within the metropolitan area.
This may include but is not limited to transit and transportation operations, capital
improvements and financing, design, engineering and environmental work, acquisition of
real property, planning, and feasibility studies.
new text end

new text begin (b) Projects funded with the metropolitan area transit sales and use tax proceeds must
be consistent with the long-range transportation policy plan adopted by the council under
section 473.146.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Revenue bonds. new text end

new text begin (a) In addition to other authority granted in this section and
notwithstanding section 473.39, subdivision 7, or any other law to the contrary, the council
may, by resolution, authorize the sale and issuance of revenue bonds, notes, or obligations
to provide funds to (1) implement the council's transit capital improvement program, and
(2) refund bonds issued under this subdivision.
new text end

new text begin (b) The bonds are payable from and secured by a pledge of the revenues of the council's
transportation system, including all or any part of revenues received from the metropolitan
area transit sales and use tax imposed under subdivision 2 and associated investment earnings
on debt proceeds. The council may, by resolution, authorize the issuance of the bonds as
general obligations of the council. The bonds must be sold, issued, and secured in the manner
provided in chapter 475, and the council has the same powers and duties as a municipality
and its governing body in issuing bonds under chapter 475, except that no election is required,
and the net debt limitations in chapter 475 do not apply to such bonds. The proceeds of the
bonds may also be used to fund necessary reserves and to pay credit enhancement fees,
issuance costs, and other financing costs during the life of the debt.
new text end

new text begin (c) The bonds may be secured by a bond resolution or a trust indenture entered into by
the council with a corporate trustee within or outside the state, which must define the
revenues and bond proceeds pledged for the payment and security of the bonds. The pledge
must be a valid charge on the revenues received under section 297A.99, subdivision 11.
Neither the state nor any municipality or political subdivision, except the council, nor any
member or officer or employee of the council, is liable on the obligations. No mortgage or
security interest in any tangible real or personal property shall be granted to the bondholders
or the trustee, but they shall have a valid security interest in the revenues and bond proceeds
received by the council and pledged to the payment of the bonds. In the bond resolution or
trust indenture, the council may make such covenants as it determines to be reasonable for
the protection of the bondholders.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective October 1, 2023.
new text end

Sec. 17.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 299A.705, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

new text beginDriver and new text endvehicle services operating account.

(a) Thenew text begin driver andnew text end
vehicle services operating account is created in the special revenue fund, consisting of all
money deleted text beginfromdeleted text endnew text begin:
new text end

new text begin (1) collected under chapter 171 and any other money donated, allotted, transferred, or
otherwise provided to the account; and
new text end

new text begin (2) fromnew text end the vehicle services fees specified in chapters 168, 168A, and 168D, and any
other money donated, allotted, transferred, or otherwise provided to the account.

(b) Funds appropriated from the account must be used by the commissioner of public
safety to administernew text begin:
new text end

new text begin (1) the driver services specified in chapters 169A and 171, including the activities
associated with producing and mailing drivers' licenses and identification cards and notices
relating to issuance, renewal, or withdrawal of driving and identification card privileges for
any fiscal year or years and for the testing and examination of drivers; and
new text end

new text begin (2)new text end the vehicle services specified in chapters 168, 168A, and 168D, and section 169.345,
including:

deleted text begin (1)deleted text endnew text begin (i)new text end designing, producing, issuing, and mailing vehicle registrations, plates, emblems,
and titles;

deleted text begin (2)deleted text endnew text begin (ii)new text end collecting title and registration taxes and fees;

deleted text begin (3)deleted text endnew text begin (iii)new text end transferring vehicle registration plates and titles;

deleted text begin (4)deleted text endnew text begin (iv)new text end maintaining vehicle records;

deleted text begin (5)deleted text endnew text begin (v)new text end issuing disability certificates and plates;

deleted text begin (6)deleted text endnew text begin (vi)new text end licensing vehicle dealers;

deleted text begin (7)deleted text endnew text begin (vii)new text end appointing, monitoring, and auditing deputy registrars; and

deleted text begin (8)deleted text endnew text begin (viii)new text end inspecting vehicles when required by law.

Sec. 18.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 299D.03, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Traffic fines and forfeited bail money.

(a) All fines and forfeited bail money
collected from persons apprehended or arrested by officers of the State Patrol shall be
transmitted by the person or officer collecting the fines, forfeited bail money, or installments
thereof, on or before the tenth day after the last day of the month in which these moneys
were collected, to the commissioner of management and budget. Except where a different
disposition is required in this subdivision or section 387.213, or otherwise provided by law,
three-eighths of these receipts must be deposited in the state treasury and credited to the
state general fund. The other five-eighths of these receipts must be deposited in the state
treasury and credited as follows: (1) the first deleted text begin$1,000,000deleted text endnew text begin $1,750,000 in fiscal year 2024 and
$2,500,000
new text end in each fiscal yearnew text begin thereafternew text end must be credited to the Minnesota grade crossing
safety account in the special revenue fund, and (2) remaining receipts must be credited to
the state trunk highway fund. If, however, the violation occurs within a municipality and
the city attorney prosecutes the offense, and a plea of not guilty is entered, one-third of the
receipts shall be deposited in the state treasury and credited to the state general fund, one-third
of the receipts shall be paid to the municipality prosecuting the offense, and one-third shall
be deposited in the state treasury and credited to the Minnesota grade crossing safety account
or the state trunk highway fund as provided in this paragraph. When section 387.213 also
is applicable to the fine, section 387.213 shall be applied before this paragraph is applied.
All costs of participation in a nationwide police communication system chargeable to the
state of Minnesota shall be paid from appropriations for that purpose.

(b) All fines and forfeited bail money from violations of statutes governing the maximum
weight of motor vehicles, collected from persons apprehended or arrested by employees of
the state of Minnesota, by means of stationary or portable scales operated by these employees,
shall be transmitted by the person or officer collecting the fines or forfeited bail money, on
or before the tenth day after the last day of the month in which the collections were made,
to the commissioner of management and budget. Five-eighths of these receipts shall be
deposited in the state treasury and credited to the state highway user tax distribution fund.
Three-eighths of these receipts shall be deposited in the state treasury and credited to the
state general fund.

Sec. 19.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 473.39, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 1x. new text end

new text begin Obligations new text end

new text begin In addition to other authority in this section, the council may
issue certificates of indebtedness, bonds, or other obligations under this section in an amount
not exceeding $104,545,000 for capital expenditures as prescribed in the council's transit
capital improvement program and for related costs, including the costs of issuance and sale
of the obligations. Of this authorization, after July 1, 2023, the council may issue certificates
of indebtedness, bonds, or other obligations in an amount not exceeding $51,500,000, and
after July 1, 2024, the council may issue certificates of indebtedness, bonds, or other
obligations in an additional amount not exceeding $53,045,000.
new text end

Sec. 20. new text beginORAL FLUID PRELIMINARY TESTING; PILOT PROGRAM
AUTHORIZED.
new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioner of public safety is authorized to design, plan, and implement a
pilot project intended to determine the efficacy of oral fluid roadside testing to determine
the presence of a controlled substance or intoxicating substance by trained law enforcement
personnel. The project is further intended to gain a better assessment of the prevalence of
drug-impaired drivers on Minnesota roads and to evaluate and validate the appropriate
device that could be authorized for use.
new text end

new text begin (b) The results of the preliminary oral fluid test must not be used in any court action.
new text end

new text begin (c) Following the screening test, additional tests may be required of the driver pursuant
to Minnesota Statutes, section 169A.51 (chemical tests for intoxication).
new text end

Sec. 21. new text beginREVISOR INSTRUCTION.
new text end

new text begin The revisor of statutes must change the terms "driver services operating account" and
"vehicle services operating account" to "driver and vehicle services operating account"
wherever the terms appear in Minnesota Statutes.
new text end

Sec. 22. new text beginREPEALER.
new text end

new text begin Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 299A.705, subdivision 2; and 360.915, subdivision
5,
new text end new text begin are repealed.
new text end

ARTICLE 4

DRIVERS' LICENSES AND IDENTIFICATION CARDS

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 171.04, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Temporary lawful admission.

The commissioner is prohibited from issuing
a driver's license or Minnesota identification card to an applicant deleted text beginwhosedeleted text endnew text begin who has anew text end lawful
temporary admission period, as demonstrated under section 171.06, subdivision 3, paragraph
(b),new text begin clause (2), thatnew text end expires within 30 days of the date of the application.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 171.06, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Contents of application; other information.

(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 deleted text begincertifies that the applicant is not eligible fordeleted text end new text beginelects not to specifynew text end a Social
Security number;

(4) 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; and

(5) include a method for the applicant to:

(i) request a veteran designation on the license under section 171.07, subdivision 15,
and the driving record under section 171.12, subdivision 5a;

(ii) indicate a desire to make an anatomical gift under subdivision 3b, paragraph (e);

(iii) as applicable, designate document retention as provided under section 171.12,
subdivision 3c; and

(iv) indicate emergency contacts as provided under section 171.12, subdivision 5b.

(b) Applications must be accompanied by satisfactory evidence demonstrating:

(1) identity, date of birth, and any legal name change if applicable; and

(2) for driver's licenses and Minnesota identification cards that meet all requirements of
the REAL ID Act:

(i) principal residence address in Minnesota, including application for a change of address,
unless the applicant provides a designated address under section 5B.05;

(ii) Social Security number, or related documentation as applicable; and

(iii) lawful status, as defined in Code of Federal Regulations, title 6, section 37.3.

(c) An application for an enhanced driver's license or enhanced identification card must
be accompanied by:

(1) satisfactory evidence demonstrating the applicant's full legal name and United States
citizenship; and

(2) a photographic identity document.

(d) A valid Department of Corrections or Federal Bureau of Prisons identification card
containing the applicant's full name, date of birth, and photograph issued to the applicant
is an acceptable form of proof of identity in an application for an identification card,
instruction permit, or driver's license as a secondary document for purposes of Minnesota
Rules, part 7410.0400, and successor rules.

new text begin (e) An application form must not provide for identification of (1) the accompanying
documents used by an applicant to demonstrate identity, or (2) except as provided in
paragraphs (b) and (c), the applicant's citizenship, immigration status, or lawful presence
in the United States. The commissioner and a driver's license agent must not inquire about
an applicant's citizenship, immigration status, or lawful presence in the United States, except
as provided in paragraphs (b) and (c).
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 171.06, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Noncompliant license or identification card; residence, lawful status. new text end

new text begin (a)
A person who applies for a noncompliant driver's license or identification card:
new text end

new text begin (1) must attest to a residence address in Minnesota; and
new text end

new text begin (2) is not required to demonstrate United States citizenship or lawful presence in the
United States.
new text end

new text begin (b) Minnesota Rules, part 7410.0410, or any successor rule, does not apply for a
noncompliant driver's license or identification card.
new text end

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 171.06, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Noncompliant license or identification card; general requirements. new text end

new text begin (a) A
document submitted under this subdivision or subdivision 10 or 11 must include the
applicant's name and must be:
new text end

new text begin (1) issued to or provided for the applicant;
new text end

new text begin (2) legible and unaltered;
new text end

new text begin (3) an original or a copy certified by the issuing agency or by a court; and
new text end

new text begin (4) accompanied by a certified translation or an affidavit of translation into English, if
the document is not in English.
new text end

new text begin (b) If the applicant's current legal name is different from the name on a document
submitted under subdivision 10 or 11, the applicant must submit:
new text end

new text begin (1) a certified copy of a court order that specifies the applicant's name change;
new text end

new text begin (2) a certified copy of the applicant's certificate of marriage;
new text end

new text begin (3) a certified copy of a divorce decree or dissolution of marriage that specifies the
applicant's name change, issued by a court; or
new text end

new text begin (4) similar documentation of a lawful change of name, as determined by the
commissioner.
new text end

new text begin (c) A form issued by a federal agency that is specified under subdivisions 10 and 11
includes any subsequent form or version.
new text end

new text begin (d) The commissioner must establish a process to grant a waiver from the requirements
under this subdivision and subdivisions 10 and 11.
new text end

new text begin (e) The same document must not be submitted as both a primary document under
subdivision 10 and a secondary document under subdivision 11.
new text end

new text begin (f) For purposes of this subdivision and subdivisions 10 and 11:
new text end

new text begin (1) "court" includes a foreign court of competent jurisdiction; and
new text end

new text begin (2) "foreign" means a jurisdiction that is not, and is not within, the United States, the
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam,
the United States Virgin Islands, or a territory of the United States.
new text end

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 171.06, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin Noncompliant license or identification card; primary documents. new text end

new text begin (a) For
purposes of a noncompliant driver's license or identification card, a primary document under
Minnesota Rules, part 7410.0400, subpart 2, or successor rules, includes:
new text end

new text begin (1) an unexpired foreign passport or a foreign consular identification document that
bears a photograph of the applicant;
new text end

new text begin (2) a certified birth certificate issued by a foreign jurisdiction; and
new text end

new text begin (3) a certified adoption certificate issued by a foreign jurisdiction that includes the
applicant's name and date of birth.
new text end

new text begin (b) A document submitted under this subdivision must contain security features that
make the document as impervious to alteration as is reasonably practicable in its design and
quality of material and technology.
new text end

new text begin (c) Submission of more than one primary document is not required under this subdivision.
new text end

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 171.06, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 11. new text end

new text begin Noncompliant license or identification card; secondary documents. new text end

new text begin (a)
For purposes of a noncompliant driver's license or identification card, a secondary document
under Minnesota Rules, part 7410.0400, subpart 3, or successor rules, includes:
new text end

new text begin (1) a second primary document listed under subdivision 10, paragraph (a);
new text end

new text begin (2) a notice of action on or proof of submission of a completed Application for Asylum
and for Withholding of Removal issued by the United States Department of Homeland
Security, Form I-589;
new text end

new text begin (3) a Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status issued by the United
States Department of Homeland Security, Form I-20;
new text end

new text begin (4) a Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor Status issued by the United States
Department of State, Form DS-2019;
new text end

new text begin (5) a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival approval notice issued by the United States
Department of Homeland Security;
new text end

new text begin (6) an employment authorization document issued by the United States Department of
Homeland Security, Form I-688, Form I-688A, Form I-688B, or Form I-766;
new text end

new text begin (7) a document issued by the Social Security Administration with an individual taxpayer
identification number;
new text end

new text begin (8) a Social Security card;
new text end

new text begin (9) a Supplemental Security Income award statement issued no more than 12 months
before the application;
new text end

new text begin (10) an unexpired Selective Service card;
new text end

new text begin (11) military orders that are still in effect at the time of application;
new text end

new text begin (12) a Minnesota unemployment insurance benefit statement issued no more than 90
days before the application;
new text end

new text begin (13) a valid identification card for health benefits or an assistance or social services
program;
new text end

new text begin (14) a Minnesota vehicle certificate of title issued no more than 12 months before the
application;
new text end

new text begin (15) mortgage documents for the applicant's residence;
new text end

new text begin (16) a filed property deed or title for the applicant's residence;
new text end

new text begin (17) a Minnesota property tax statement for the current or prior calendar year, or a
proposed Minnesota property tax notice for the current year, that shows the applicant's
principal residential address both on the mailing portion and the portion stating what property
is being taxed;
new text end

new text begin (18) a certified copy of a divorce decree or dissolution of marriage that specifies the
applicant's name or name change, issued by a court; and
new text end

new text begin (19) any of the following documents issued by a foreign jurisdiction:
new text end

new text begin (i) a driver's license that is current or has been expired for five years or less;
new text end

new text begin (ii) a high school, college, or university student identification card with a certified
transcript from the school;
new text end

new text begin (iii) an official high school, college, or university transcript that includes the applicant's
date of birth and a photograph of the applicant at the age the record was issued;
new text end

new text begin (iv) a federal electoral card issued on or after January 1, 1991, that contains the applicant's
photograph;
new text end

new text begin (v) a certified copy of the applicant's certificate of marriage; and
new text end

new text begin (vi) a certified copy of a court order or judgment from a court of competent jurisdiction
that contains the applicant's name and date of birth.
new text end

new text begin (b) Submission of more than one secondary document is not required under this
subdivision.
new text end

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 171.07, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

License; contents and design.

(a) Upon the payment of the required fee,
the department shall issue to every qualifying applicant a license designating the type or
class of vehicles the applicant is authorized to drive as applied for. This license must bear:
(1) a distinguishing number assigned to the licensee; (2) the licensee's full name and date
of birth; (3) either (i) the licensee's residence address, or (ii) the designated address under
section 5B.05; (4) a description of the licensee in a manner as the commissioner deems
necessary; (5) the usual signature of the licensee; and (6) designations and markings as
provided in this section. No license is valid unless it bears the usual signature of the licensee.
Every license must bear a colored photograph or an electronically produced image of the
licensee.

(b) If the United States Postal Service will not deliver mail to the applicant's residence
address as listed on the license, then the applicant shall provide verification from the United
States Postal Service that mail will not be delivered to the applicant's residence address and
that mail will be delivered to a specified alternate mailing address. When an applicant
provides an alternate mailing address under this subdivision, the commissioner shall use
the alternate mailing address in lieu of the applicant's residence address for all notices and
mailings to the applicant.

(c) Every license issued to an applicant under the age of 21 must be of a distinguishing
color and plainly marked "Under-21."

(d) A license issued to an applicant age 65 or over must be plainly marked "senior" if
requested by the applicant.

(e) Except for a noncompliant license, a license must bear a distinguishing indicator for
compliance with requirements of the REAL ID Act.

(f) A noncompliant license must:

(1) be marked "not for federal identification" on the face and in the machine-readable
portion; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(2) have a unique design or color indicatornew text begin for purposes of the REAL ID Act; and
new text end

new text begin (3) bear no indicator or design that relates to the lawful presence or the citizenship of
the license holder
new text end.

(g) Anew text begin REAL ID compliantnew text end license issued to a person with temporary lawful statusnew text begin or
admission period
new text end must be marked "temporary" on the face and in the machine-readable
portion.

(h) A license must display the licensee's full name or no fewer than 39 characters of the
name. Any necessary truncation must begin with the last character of the middle name and
proceed through the second letter of the middle name, followed by the last character of the
first name and proceeding through the second letter of the first name.

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 171.07, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Identification card; content and design; fee.

(a) Upon payment of the required
fee, the department shall issue to every qualifying applicant a Minnesota identification card.
The department may not issue a Minnesota identification card to an individual who has a
driver's license, other than a limited license. The department may not issue an enhanced
identification card to an individual who is under 16 years of age, not a resident of this state,
or not a citizen of the United States of America. The card must bear: (1) a distinguishing
number assigned to the applicant; (2) a colored photograph or an electronically produced
image of the applicant; (3) the applicant's full name and date of birth; (4) either (i) the
licensee's residence address, or (ii) the designated address under section 5B.05; (5) a
description of the applicant in the manner as the commissioner deems necessary; (6) the
usual signature of the applicant; and (7) designations and markings provided under this
section.

(b) If the United States Postal Service will not deliver mail to the applicant's residence
address as listed on the Minnesota identification card, then the applicant shall provide
verification from the United States Postal Service that mail will not be delivered to the
applicant's residence address and that mail will be delivered to a specified alternate mailing
address. When an applicant provides an alternate mailing address under this subdivision,
the commissioner shall use the alternate mailing address in lieu of the applicant's residence
address for all notices and mailings to the applicant.

(c) Each identification card issued to an applicant under the age of 21 must be of a
distinguishing color and plainly marked "Under-21."

(d) Each Minnesota identification card must be plainly marked "Minnesota identification
card - not a driver's license."

(e) Except for a noncompliant identification card, a Minnesota identification card must
bear a distinguishing indicator for compliance with requirements of the REAL ID Act.

(f) A noncompliant identification card must:

(1) be marked "not for federal identification" on the face and in the machine-readable
portion; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(2) have a unique design or color indicatornew text begin for purposes of the REAL ID Act; and
new text end

new text begin (3) bear no indicator or design that relates to the lawful presence or the citizenship of
the identification card holder
new text end.

(g) Anew text begin REAL ID compliantnew text end Minnesota identification card issued to a person with temporary
lawful statusnew text begin or admission periodnew text end must be marked "temporary" on the face and in the
machine-readable portion.

(h) A Minnesota identification card must display the cardholder's full name or no fewer
than 39 characters of the name. Any necessary truncation must begin with the last character
of the middle name and proceed through the second letter of the middle name, followed by
the last character of the first name and proceeding through the second letter of the first name.

(i) The fee for a Minnesota identification card is 50 cents when issued to a person who
is developmentally disabled, as defined in section 252A.02, subdivision 2; a physically
disabled person, as defined in section 169.345, subdivision 2; or, a person with mental
illness, as described in section 245.462, subdivision 20, paragraph (c).

Sec. 9.

new text begin [171.1205] RESTRICTIONS ON USE.
new text end

new text begin A state agency or a political subdivision must not use the possession of a noncompliant
driver's license or identification card as (1) evidence of a person's citizenship or lawful
presence in the United States, or (2) the primary basis for investigation, detention, or arrest.
new text end

Sec. 10. new text beginREPEALER.
new text end

new text begin Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 171.015, subdivision 7, new text end new text begin is repealed.
new text end

Sec. 11. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin Unless provided otherwise, this article is effective October 1, 2023, for driver's license
and Minnesota identification card application and issuance on or after that date.
new text end

ARTICLE 5

DRIVERS' LICENSES AND IDENTIFICATION CARDS DATA PROTECTIONS

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 13.6905, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 36. new text end

new text begin Noncompliant license or identification card; lawful status. new text end

new text begin Data on certain
noncompliant drivers' licenses or identification cards are governed by section 171.12,
subdivision 11.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 168.327, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Review and audit of subscription services.

Each subscriber under subdivision
4 or 5a must annually engage an independent professional organization to audit its uses of
data and its information technology security procedures, includingnew text begin: (1)new text end the methods and
practices employed in the processing and use of driver and vehicle services datanew text begin; and (2)
compliance with the certification required under section 171.12, subdivision 7b, paragraph
(d)
new text end. Within 30 days of the date of the audit report, each subscriber must submit each report
to the legislative auditor and the commissioner.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 171.12, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Privacy of data.

(a) Data on individuals provided to obtain a driver's license
or Minnesota identification card shall be treated as provided by United States Code, title
18, section 2721, as in effect on May 23, 2005, and shall be disclosed as required or permitted
by that section. The commissioner shall disclose the data in bulk form upon request to an
authorized recipient under United States Code, title 18, section 2721.new text begin For any disclosure of
data on individuals related to a noncompliant driver's license or identification card, the
commissioner must require a certification pursuant to subdivision 7b, paragraph (d).
new text end

(b) An applicant for a driver's license or a Minnesota identification card may consent,
in writing, to the commissioner to disclose the applicant's personal information exempted
by United States Code, title 18, section 2721, to any person who makes a request for the
personal information. If the applicant so authorizes disclosures, the commissioner shall
implement the request and the information may be used.

(c) If authorized by an applicant for a driver's license or a Minnesota identification card,
as indicated in paragraph (b), the applicant's personal information may be used, rented, or
sold solely for bulk distribution by organizations for business purposes, including surveys,
marketing, or solicitation.

(d) An applicant for a driver's license, instruction permit, or Minnesota identification
card may request that the applicant's residence address be classified as "private data on
individuals," as defined in section 13.02, subdivision 12. The commissioner shall grant the
classification on receipt of a signed statement by the individual that the classification is
required for the safety of the applicant or the applicant's family, if the statement also provides
a valid, existing address where the applicant consents to receive service of process. The
commissioner shall use the service for process mailing address in place of the residence
address in all documents and notices pertaining to the driver's license, instruction permit,
or Minnesota identification card. The residence address and any information provided in
the classification request, other than the mailing address, are private data on individuals and
may be provided to requesting law enforcement agencies, probation and parole agencies,
and public authorities, as defined in section 518A.26, subdivision 18.

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 171.12, subdivision 7a, is amended to read:


Subd. 7a.

Disclosure of personal information.

new text begin(a) new text enddeleted text beginThedeleted text end new text beginSubject to subdivision 11, thenew text end
commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end disclose personal information where the use is related to the
operation of a motor vehicle or to public safety. The use of personal information is related
to public safety if it concerns the physical safety or security of drivers, vehicles, pedestrians,
or property. The commissioner may refuse to disclose data under this subdivision when the
commissioner concludes that the requester is likely to use the data for illegal, improper, or
noninvestigative purposes.

new text begin (b)new text end The commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end disclose personal information to the secretary of state
for the purpose of increasing voter registration and improving the accuracy of voter
registration records in the statewide voter registration system. The secretary of state may
not retain data provided by the commissioner under this subdivision for more than 60 days
new text begin and may not share or disseminate any data on individuals who have applied for or been
issued a noncompliant driver's license or identification card except for the purpose of
administering elections or as permitted in section 201.13, subdivision 3, paragraph (d)
new text end.

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 171.12, subdivision 7b, is amended to read:


Subd. 7b.

Data privacy; noncompliant license or identification card.

(a) With respect
to noncompliant licenses or identification cards, the commissioner is prohibited from:

(1) electronically disseminating outside the state data that is not disseminated as of May
19, 2017; or

(2) utilizing any electronic validation or verification system accessible from or maintained
outside the state that is not in use as of May 19, 2017.

(b) The limitations in paragraph (a) do not apply to the extent necessary to: (1) maintain
compliance with the driver's license compact under section 171.50 and applicable federal
law governing commercial driver's licenses; and (2) perform identity verification as part of
an application for a replacement Social Security card issued by the Social Security
Administration.

(c) For purposes of this subdivision, "outside the state" includes federal agencies, states
other than Minnesota, organizations operating under agreement among the states, and private
entities.

new text begin (d) Prior to disclosing to a data requester, other than the data subject, any data on
individuals relating to a noncompliant driver's license or identification card, the commissioner
or a driver's license agent must require the data requester to certify that the data requester
must not use the data for civil immigration enforcement purposes or disclose the data to a
state or federal government entity that primarily enforces immigration law or to any employee
or agent of any such government entity. A data requester who violates the certification
required in this paragraph may be liable in a civil action brought under section 13.08, may
be subject to criminal penalties under section 13.09, may have subsequent requests for
noncompliant driver's license or identification card data be denied by the commissioner,
and may lose access to the driver records subscription service under section 168.327. A
certification form used by the commissioner or a driver's license agent under this paragraph
must include information about penalties that apply for violations.
new text end

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 171.12, subdivision 9, is amended to read:


Subd. 9.

Driving record disclosure to law enforcement.

new text beginSubject to subdivision 11, new text endthe
commissioner shall also furnish driving records, without charge, to chiefs of police, county
sheriffs, prosecuting attorneys, and other law enforcement agencies with the power to arrest.

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 171.12, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 11. new text end

new text begin Certain data on noncompliant license or identification card; department
and agents.
new text end

new text begin (a) For purposes of this section, "immigration status data" means data on
individuals who have applied for or been issued a noncompliant driver's license or
identification card and that indicate or otherwise have the effect of identifying (1) whether
the individual has demonstrated United States citizenship, or (2) whether the individual has
demonstrated lawful presence in the United States. Immigration status data include but are
not limited to any documents specified under section 171.06, subdivision 9, 10, or 11;
immigration status data contained in those documents; or the applicant's submission of the
documents.
new text end

new text begin (b) Immigration status data are classified as private data on individuals, as defined in
section 13.02, subdivision 12. Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the commissioner
or a driver's license agent must not share or disseminate immigration status data except to
or within the division of the department that administers driver licensing and to the secretary
of state for purposes of improving the accuracy of voter registration records under subdivision
7a.
new text end

new text begin (c) As authorized or required by state or federal law, the commissioner or a driver's
license agent may share or disseminate data on individuals who have applied for or been
issued a noncompliant driver's license or identification card that are not immigration status
data to a government entity, as defined in section 13.02, subdivision 7a, or to a federal
government entity that does not enforce immigration law, provided that the receiving entity
must not use the data for civil immigration enforcement purposes or further disclose the
data to a state or federal government entity that primarily enforces immigration law or to
any employee or agent of any such government entity.
new text end

new text begin (d) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the commissioner or a driver's license agent
must not share or disseminate any data on individuals who have applied for or been issued
a noncompliant driver's license or identification card to any federal government entity that
primarily enforces immigration law, except pursuant to a valid search warrant or court order
issued by a state or federal judge.
new text end

new text begin (e) Violation of this subdivision by the commissioner, a driver's license agent, a
government entity, or an employee or agent thereof constitutes a violation of the Minnesota
Government Data Practices Act and may be subject to penalties and remedies applicable
under that chapter.
new text end

APPENDIX

Repealed Minnesota Statutes: 23-03083

171.015 DRIVER'S LICENSE DIVISION.

Subd. 7.

Rulemaking limitation.

(a) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the commissioner is prohibited from adopting any final rule that amends, conflicts with, or has the effect of modifying requirements in Minnesota Rules, parts 7410.0100 to 7410.0800.

(b) This subdivision does not constitute authorization for the commissioner to adopt rules absent authority otherwise provided by other law.

299A.705 DRIVER AND VEHICLE SERVICES ACCOUNTS.

Subd. 2.

Driver services operating account.

(a) The driver services operating account is created in the special revenue fund, consisting of all money collected under chapter 171 and any other money donated, allotted, transferred, or otherwise provided to the account.

(b) Funds appropriated from the account must be used by the commissioner of public safety to administer the driver services specified in chapters 169A and 171, including the activities associated with producing and mailing drivers' licenses and identification cards and notices relating to issuance, renewal, or withdrawal of driving and identification card privileges for any fiscal year or years and for the testing and examination of drivers.

360.915 METEOROLOGICAL TOWERS.

Subd. 5.

Fee.

The owner of a stand-alone meteorological tower who provides notice under subdivision 4, paragraph (a), must pay a fee of $50. A fee is not imposed for a notification provided under subdivision 4, paragraphs (b) and (c).