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HF 3849

as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to alcoholic beverages; permitting passengers on a multipassenger
bicycle to consume; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 169A.35,
subdivision 6.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 169A.35, subdivision 6, is amended to

Subd. 6.


(a) This section does not prohibit the possession or
consumption of alcoholic beverages by passengers in:

(1) a bus that is operated by a motor carrier of passengers, as defined in section
221.011, subdivision 48; deleted text begin or
deleted text end

new text begin (2) a vehicle that is operated for commercial purposes in a manner similar to a
bicycle as defined in section 169.01, subdivision 51, with three or more passengers who
provide pedal power to the drive train of the vehicle; or
new text end

deleted text begin (2)deleted text end new text begin (3)new text end a vehicle providing limousine service as defined in section 221.84,
subdivision 1

(b) Subdivisions 3 and 4 do not apply to a bottle or receptacle that is in the trunk
of the vehicle if it is equipped with a trunk, or that is in another area of the vehicle not
normally occupied by the driver and passengers if the vehicle is not equipped with a
trunk. However, a utility compartment or glove compartment is deemed to be within the
area occupied by the driver and passengers.