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HF 3301

1st Engrossment - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 04/16/2018 04:42pm

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; appropriating money for an educational campaign
regarding stopping for school buses.

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

Section 1. new text beginSTOPPING FOR SCHOOL BUSES SAFETY CAMPAIGN.
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new text begin (a) $50,000 in fiscal year 2018 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner
of public safety for an education and awareness campaign on passing school buses. This is
a onetime appropriation and is available in fiscal year 2019.
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new text begin (b) The campaign must be designed to: (1) help reduce occurrences of motor vehicles
unlawfully passing school buses; and (2) inform drivers about the safety of pupils boarding
and unloading from school buses, including (i) laws requiring a motor vehicle to stop when
a school bus has extended the stop-signal arm and is flashing red lights, and (ii) penalties
for violations. When developing the campaign, the commissioner must identify best practices,
review effective communication methods to educate drivers, and consider multiple forms
of media to convey the information.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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