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HF 2740

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 02/20/2018 10:09am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to traffic regulations; amending exceptions from seat belt requirements
related to recycling and solid waste collection vehicles; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2016, section 169.686, subdivision 2.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.686, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Seat belt exemptions.

This section deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin doesnew text end not apply to:

(1) a person driving a passenger vehicle in reverse;

(2) a person riding in a vehicle in which all the seating positions equipped with safety
belts are occupied by other persons in safety belts;

(3) a person who is in possession of a written certificate from a licensed physician
verifying that because of medical unfitness or physical disability the person is unable to
wear a seat belt;

(4) a person who is actually engaged in work that requires the person to alight from and
reenter a motor vehicle at frequent intervals and who, while engaged in that work, does not
drive or travel in that vehicle at a speed exceeding 25 miles per hour;

(5) new text begina person driving or riding in a recycling vehicle or a municipal solid waste collection
vehicle if (i) the person is actually engaged in recycling or solid waste collection duties, (ii)
the person does not drive or travel at a speed exceeding 25 miles per hour while engaged
in collection duties, and (iii) the vehicle is designed and used exclusively to collect mixed
municipal solid waste or recycling;
new text end

new text begin (6) new text enda rural mail carrier of the United States Postal Service or a newspaper delivery person
while in the performance of duties;

deleted text begin (6)deleted text endnew text begin (7)new text end a person driving or riding in a passenger vehicle manufactured before January
1, 1965; and

deleted text begin (7)deleted text endnew text begin (8)new text end a person driving or riding in a pickup truck while engaged in normal farming
work or activity.