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HF 3548

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 04/24/2018 11:36am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; modifying certain hours of service requirements for
agricultural transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 221.031,
subdivision 2d; 221.0314, subdivision 9.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 221.031, subdivision 2d, is amended to read:


Subd. 2d.

Hours of service exemptions.

The federal regulations incorporated in section
221.0314, subdivision 9, for deleted text beginmaximum driving and on-duty time,deleted text endnew text begin hours of servicenew text end do not
apply to drivers engaged in intrastate transportation within a 150-air-mile radius from the
source of the commoditiesnew text begin,new text end or from the retail or wholesale distribution point of the farm
suppliesnew text begin,new text end for:

(1) agricultural commoditiesnew text begin;new text end or

new text begin (2)new text end farm supplies for agricultural purposes deleted text beginfrom March 15 to December 15 of each year;
or
deleted text endnew text begin.
new text end

deleted text begin (2) sugar beets from September 1 to May 15 of each year.
deleted text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 221.0314, subdivision 9, is amended to read:


Subd. 9.

Hours of service of driver.

new text begin(a) new text endCode of Federal Regulations, title 49, part 395,
is incorporated by reference, except that paragraphs (a), (c), (d), (f), (h), (i), deleted text begin(k),deleted text end (m), and
(n) of section 395.1 of that part are not incorporated. In addition, cross-references to sections
or paragraphs not incorporated in this subdivision are not incorporated by reference.

new text begin (b) For purposes of Code of Federal Regulations, title 49, part 395.1, paragraph (k), the
planting and harvest period for Minnesota is from January 1 through December 31 of each
year.
new text end

new text begin (c)new text end The requirements of Code of Federal Regulations, title 49, part 395, do not apply to
drivers of lightweight vehicles.