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HF 2528

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 02/27/2012 01:08pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 161.20,
subdivision 4.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, 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 property or other causes related to the activities of the Department
of Transportation. new text begin The commissioner of public safety shall provide to the commissioner of
transportation all accident reports involving damage to state-owned infrastructure.
new text end 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.