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HF 302

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/28/2019 04:24pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; allowing a person diagnosed with an autism spectrum
disorder or a mental health condition to request a disability designation on a driver's
license or identification card; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 171.07,
subdivision 17.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 171.07, subdivision 17, is amended to read:

Subd. 17.

Disability designation.

At the request of an applicant with permanent eligibility
for a disability designation and on payment of the required fee, the department shall issue,
renew, or reissue to the applicant a driver's license or Minnesota identification card bearing
a deleted text beginphysicaldeleted text end disability designation based on the following medical conditions:

(1) type 1, to an applicant who is permanently blind or disabled and meets the
requirements for a free license to take fish under section 97A.441, subdivision 1, paragraph
(a), clause (1), (4), (5), or (6); deleted text beginor
deleted text end

(2) type 2, to an applicant who permanently meets the requirements for disability under
section 97B.111, subdivision 1, paragraph (a), clause (1), item (i)deleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; or
new text end

new text begin (3) type 3, to an applicant who has been diagnosed by a licensed health care provider
as having an autism spectrum disorder, as defined in section 62A.3094, subdivision 1,
paragraph (b), or a mental health condition.
new text end