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HF 4242

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/23/2022 12:33pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; establishing a speed safety camera pilot program;
imposing a petty misdemeanor penalty; requiring reports; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 13.6905, by adding a subdivision;
134A.09, subdivision 1; 134A.10, subdivision 1; 169.011, by adding a subdivision;
169.04; 169.14, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions; 169.99, subdivision 1;
171.16, subdivision 3; 357.021, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 13.6905, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 36. new text end

new text begin Speed safety camera data. new text end

new text begin Data related to speed safety cameras are governed
by section 169.147, subdivisions 13 and 14.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 134A.09, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Civil actions.

new text begin(a) new text endIn Hennepin and Ramsey Counties, the district
administrator or a designee shall collect in each civil suit, action or proceeding filed in the
district, municipal and conciliation courts of the district, in the manner in which other fees
are collected, a law library fee from:

deleted text begin (a)deleted text endnew text begin (1)new text end the plaintiff, petitioner or other person instituting the suit, action or proceeding,
at the time of the filing of the first paper; and

deleted text begin (b)deleted text endnew text begin (2)new text end each defendant, respondent, intervenor or other party who appears, either
separately or jointly, to be collected at the time of the filing of the first paper by the defendant,
respondent, intervenor or other party, or at the time when the party's appearance is entered
in the case.

new text begin (b) The law library fee does not apply to a citation issued pursuant to section 169.14,
subdivision 13.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective June 1, 2023.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 134A.10, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Civil fee assessment.

new text begin(a) new text endIn counties other than Hennepin and Ramsey,
the court administrator shall collect in each civil suit, action or proceeding filed in the
district, county or county municipal and conciliation courts of the county, in the manner in
which other fees are collected, a law library fee from:

deleted text begin (a)deleted text endnew text begin (1)new text end the plaintiff, petitioner or other person instituting the suit, action or proceeding,
at the time of the filing of the first paper; and

deleted text begin (b)deleted text endnew text begin (2)new text end each defendant, respondent, intervenor or other party who appears, either
separately or jointly, to be collected at the time of the filing of the first paper by the defendant,
respondent, intervenor or other party, or at the time when the party's appearance is entered
in the case.

new text begin (b) The law library fee does not apply to citations issued pursuant to section 169.14,
subdivision 13.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective June 1, 2023.
new text end

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 169.011, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 77a. new text end

new text begin Speed safety camera system. new text end

new text begin "Speed safety camera system" means an
electronic system of one or more cameras or other motor vehicle sensors that is capable of
automatically producing recorded images of a motor vehicle operated in violation of the
speed limit, including related information technology for recorded image storage, retrieval,
and transmission.
new text end

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 169.04, is amended to read:


169.04 LOCAL AUTHORITY.

(a) The provisions of this chapter shall not be deemed to prevent local authorities, with
respect to streets and highways under their jurisdiction, and with the consent of the
commissioner, with respect to state trunk highways, within the corporate limits of a
municipality, or within the limits of a town in a county in this state now having or which
may hereafter have, a population of 500,000 or more, and a land area of not more than 600
square miles, and within the reasonable exercise of the police power from:

(1) regulating the standing or parking of vehicles;

(2) regulating traffic by means of police officers or traffic-control signals;

(3) regulating or prohibiting processions or assemblages on the highways;

(4) designating particular highways as one-way roadways and requiring that all vehicles,
except emergency vehicles, when on an emergency run, thereon be moved in one specific
direction;

(5) designating any highway as a through highway and requiring that all vehicles stop
before entering or crossing the same, or designating any intersection as a stop intersection,
and requiring all vehicles to stop at one or more entrances to such intersections;

(6) restricting the use of highways as authorized in sections 169.80 to 169.88deleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (7) regulating speed limits under the speed safety camera pilot program as provided in
section 169.147.
new text end

(b) No ordinance or regulation enacted under paragraph (a), clause (4), (5), or (6), shall
be effective until signs giving notice of such local traffic regulations are posted upon and
kept posted upon or at the entrance to the highway or part thereof affected as may be most
appropriate.

(c) No ordinance or regulation enacted under paragraph (a), clause (3), or any other
provision of law shall prohibit:

(1) the use of motorcycles or vehicles utilizing flashing red lights for the purpose of
escorting funeral processions, oversize buildings, heavy equipment, parades or similar
processions or assemblages on the highways; or

(2) the use of motorcycles or vehicles that are owned by the funeral home and that utilize
flashing red lights for the purpose of escorting funeral processions.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective June 1, 2023.
new text end

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 169.14, subdivision 10, is amended to read:


Subd. 10.

Radar; speed-measuring device; standards of evidence.

(a) In any
prosecution in which the rate of speed of a motor vehicle is relevant, evidence of the speed
as indicated on radar or other speed-measuring devicenew text begin, including a speed safety camera
system,
new text end is admissible in evidence, subject to the following conditions:

(1) the officernew text begin or speed enforcement agent under section 169.147new text end operating the device
has sufficient training to properly operate the equipment;

(2) the officernew text begin or speed enforcement agentnew text end testifies as to the manner in which the device
was set up and operated;

(3) the device was operated with minimal distortion or interference from outside sources;
and

(4) the device was tested by an accurate and reliable external mechanism, method, or
system at the time it was set up.

(b) Records of tests made of such devices and kept in the regular course of operations
of any law enforcement agency are admissible in evidence without further foundation as to
the results of the tests. The records shall be available to a defendant upon demand. Nothing
in this subdivision shall be construed to preclude or interfere with cross examination or
impeachment of evidence of the rate of speed as indicated on the radar or speed-measuring
device.

new text begin (c) Evidence from a speed safety camera system may solely be used for a citation or
prosecution for a violation under subdivision 13.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective June 1, 2023.
new text end

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 169.14, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 13. new text end

new text begin Speed safety camera; penalty. new text end

new text begin (a) Subject to subdivision 14, if a motor
vehicle is operated in violation of a speed limit and the violation is identified through the
use of a speed safety camera system under the pilot program established in section 169.147,
the owner of the vehicle or the lessee of the vehicle is guilty of a petty misdemeanor and
must pay a fine of:
new text end

new text begin (1) $40; or
new text end

new text begin (2) $80, if the violation is at least 20 miles per hour in excess of the applicable speed
limit.
new text end

new text begin (b) A person who commits a first-time offense under paragraph (a) is eligible for
diversion, which must include a traffic safety course established under section 169.147,
subdivision 11. A person who enters diversion and completes the traffic safety course is
not subject to a fine or conviction under paragraph (a).
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective June 1, 2023, and applies to violations
committed on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 169.14, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 14. new text end

new text begin Speed safety camera; limitations. new text end

new text begin (a) An owner or lessee of a motor vehicle
is not subject to a fine or conviction under subdivision 13 if:
new text end

new text begin (1) the vehicle was stolen at the time of the violation;
new text end

new text begin (2) a transfer of interest in the vehicle in compliance with section 168A.10 was made
before the time of the violation;
new text end

new text begin (3) the vehicle owner is a lessor of the motor vehicle, and the lessor identifies the name
and address of the lessee;
new text end

new text begin (4) the vehicle is an authorized emergency vehicle being operated in the performance
of official duties; or
new text end

new text begin (5) another person is convicted, within the meaning under section 171.01, subdivision
29, for the same violation.
new text end

new text begin (b) The owner or lessee of a motor vehicle may not be issued a citation under subdivision
13 and under another subdivision in this section for the same conduct.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective June 1, 2023, and applies to violations
committed on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 9.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 169.14, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 15. new text end

new text begin Speed safety camera; expiration. new text end

new text begin Subdivisions 13 and 14 expire on June 30,
2028.
new text end

Sec. 10.

new text begin [169.147] SPEED SAFETY CAMERA PILOT PROGRAM.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Definitions. new text end

new text begin (a) For purposes of this section, the following terms have
the meanings given.
new text end

new text begin (b) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of transportation.
new text end

new text begin (c) "Commissioners" means the commissioner of transportation as the lead in coordination
with the commissioner of public safety.
new text end

new text begin (d) "Participating authority" means the commissioners, with respect to trunk highways,
and any local authority that implements camera-based speed enforcement under the pilot
program.
new text end

new text begin (e) "Pilot program" means the speed safety camera pilot program established in this
section.
new text end

new text begin (f) "Pilot program site" means a location at which a speed safety camera system is placed
and operated under the pilot program.
new text end

new text begin (g) "Speed enforcement agent" means a licensed peace officer or an employee of a local
authority who is designated as provided in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Pilot program established; implementation authority. new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioner
of transportation, in coordination with the commissioner of public safety, must implement
a speed safety camera pilot program that provides for education and enforcement of speeding
violations in conjunction with use of speed safety camera systems.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner must implement camera-based speed enforcement as provided
under the pilot program.
new text end

new text begin (c) A local authority may implement camera-based speed enforcement as provided under
the pilot program. Prior to implementation, a local authority must:
new text end

new text begin (1) notify the commissioner of participation in the pilot program; and
new text end

new text begin (2) review and ensure compliance with pilot program requirements.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Implementation schedule. new text end

new text begin The commissioners must create an implementation
schedule that includes the following:
new text end

new text begin (1) by May 31, 2023, the commissioners must complete pilot program development,
including but not limited to establishment of:
new text end

new text begin (i) speed safety camera system standards as provided in subdivision 5;
new text end

new text begin (ii) the uniform speed safety camera citation as provided in subdivision 10;
new text end

new text begin (iii) traffic safety course curriculum as provided in subdivision 11; and
new text end

new text begin (iv) a pilot program evaluation methodology as provided in subdivision 15;
new text end

new text begin (2) from June 1, 2023, to October 31, 2027, any participating authority may perform
camera-based speed enforcement as provided in this section, including issuance of citations;
new text end

new text begin (3) by September 1, 2023, the commissioner must commence camera-based speed
enforcement in trunk highway work zones;
new text end

new text begin (4) by January 15, 2027, the commissioners must submit a preliminary pilot program
evaluation as provided in subdivision 16 and by December 31, 2027, the commissioners
must submit the final evaluation;
new text end

new text begin (5) by January 15, 2028, the commissioner must submit the legislative report required
in subdivision 17; and
new text end

new text begin (6) the pilot program expires as provided in subdivision 19.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Locations. new text end

new text begin (a) A speed safety camera system may only be placed:
new text end

new text begin (1) in a trunk highway work zone; or
new text end

new text begin (2) at a location that:
new text end

new text begin (i) is within 2,000 feet of (A) a public or nonpublic school, (B) a school zone established
under section 169.14, subdivision 5a, or (C) a public or private postsecondary institution;
and
new text end

new text begin (ii) has an identified traffic safety concern, as indicated by crash or law enforcement
data, safety plans, or other documentation.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner must establish pilot program sites on at least two trunk highway
work zone segments.
new text end

new text begin (c) A participating authority may place a speed safety camera system on a street or
highway that is not under its jurisdiction only upon approval by the road authority that has
jurisdiction over the street or highway.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Speed safety camera system requirements and standards. new text end

new text begin (a) A speed safety
camera system:
new text end

new text begin (1) is limited to collection of the following data:
new text end

new text begin (i) the rear license plate of a motor vehicle;
new text end

new text begin (ii) motor vehicles and areas surrounding the vehicles to the extent necessary to calculate
vehicle speeds; and
new text end

new text begin (iii) date, time, and vehicle location;
new text end

new text begin (2) must not record the motor vehicle operator or occupants in a manner that makes an
individual personally identifiable; and
new text end

new text begin (3) may only record or retain the data specified in clause (1) if the speed safety camera
system identifies a potential speeding violation for review by a speed enforcement agent.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioners must establish speed safety camera system standards that include:
new text end

new text begin (1) requirements as specified in paragraph (a);
new text end

new text begin (2) procedures for speed safety camera system placement;
new text end

new text begin (3) training and qualification of individuals to inspect and calibrate a speed safety camera
system;
new text end

new text begin (4) procedures for initial calibration of the speed safety camera system prior to
deployment; and
new text end

new text begin (5) requirements for regular speed safety camera system inspection and maintenance by
a qualified individual.
new text end

new text begin (c) A participating authority must follow the standards established under paragraph (b).
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Third-party agreements. new text end

new text begin A participating authority may enter into agreements
with a private entity for operations, services, or equipment under the pilot program. Payment
under a contract with a private entity must not be based on the number of violations, citations
issued, or other similar means.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Public notification; warnings. new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioner must maintain information
on a website that, at a minimum, summarizes the pilot program and identifies current
geographic locations and dates of camera-based speed enforcement.
new text end

new text begin (b) Each participating authority must:
new text end

new text begin (1) implement a public information campaign on the pilot program prior to
commencement of camera-based speed enforcement;
new text end

new text begin (2) place conspicuous signage prior to motorist arrival at each pilot program site, which
must notify motor vehicle operators of speed safety camera system use to detect speeding
violations; and
new text end

new text begin (3) provide a warning in lieu of a citation for a speeding violation for the period from
commencement of camera-based speed enforcement by that participating authority to when
citations are authorized as provided under subdivision 9, paragraph (b), clause (2).
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Speed enforcement agents. new text end

new text begin (a) A participating authority may designate one
or more permanent employees of the authority, who is not a licensed peace officer, as a
speed enforcement agent. A licensed peace officer is a speed enforcement agent and is not
required to be designated under this subdivision.
new text end

new text begin (b) A participating authority must ensure that a speed enforcement agent is properly
trained in the use of equipment and the requirements governing the pilot program.
new text end

new text begin (c) A speed enforcement agent designated under this subdivision has the authority to
issue citations under the pilot program while actually engaged in job duties and otherwise
has none of the other powers and privileges reserved to peace officers, including the power
to enforce traffic laws and regulations.
new text end

new text begin (d) An employee of a private entity may not be designated as a speed enforcement agent.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Citations. new text end

new text begin (a) A speed enforcement agent under the pilot program has the
exclusive authority to issue a citation to the owner or lessee of a motor vehicle for a violation
under section 169.14, subdivision 13.
new text end

new text begin (b) A citation may only be issued if:
new text end

new text begin (1) it is during the implementation dates specified under subdivision 3, clause (2);
new text end

new text begin (2) the violation is committed at least 30 days after the appropriate participating authority
has commenced camera-based speed enforcement;
new text end

new text begin (3) the speeding violation is at least ten miles per hour in excess of the speed limit; and
new text end

new text begin (4) a speed enforcement agent has inspected and verified recorded images provided by
the speed safety camera system.
new text end

new text begin (c) Notwithstanding section 169.022, a participating authority may establish a speed in
excess of the speed limit that is higher than the amounts specified in paragraph (b), clause
(3), at which to proceed with issuance of a citation.
new text end

new text begin (d) A citation may be issued through the United States mail if postmarked within: (1)
14 days of the violation for a vehicle registered in Minnesota; or (2) 30 days of the violation
for a vehicle registered outside of Minnesota. Section 168.346, subdivision 2, applies to a
private entity that provides citation mailing services under the pilot program.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin Uniform citation. new text end

new text begin (a) There must be a uniform speed safety camera citation
issued throughout the state by a speed enforcement agent for a violation as provided under
the pilot program. The uniform speed safety camera citation is in the form and has the effect
of a summons and complaint.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner of public safety must prescribe the detailed form of the uniform
speed safety camera citation. As appropriate, the citation design must conform with the
requirements for a uniform traffic ticket under section 169.99, subdivisions 1 and 1d. The
citation design must include:
new text end

new text begin (1) a brief overview of the pilot program;
new text end

new text begin (2) a summary of speed safety camera citation limitations under section 169.14,
subdivision 14;
new text end

new text begin (3) information on the fine and traffic safety course requirements under section 169.14,
subdivision 13; and
new text end

new text begin (4) a notification that the person has the right to contest the citation.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 11. new text end

new text begin Traffic safety course. new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioners must establish a traffic safety
course that provides at least 30 minutes of instruction on speeding and other traffic safety
topics. The curriculum must include safety risks associated with speed and speeding in
school zones and work zones.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioners must not impose a fee for an individual who is authorized to
attend the course under section 169.14, subdivision 13.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 12. new text end

new text begin Driver's license; driving record. new text end

new text begin A violation under section 169.14, subdivision
13, does not constitute grounds for revocation or suspension of the motor vehicle owner's
or lessee's driver's license and the commissioner of public safety may not record the violation
on the individual's driving record.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 13. new text end

new text begin Data practices; general requirements. new text end

new text begin (a) All data collected by a speed
safety camera system are private data on individuals as defined in section 13.02, subdivision
12, or nonpublic data as defined in section 13.02, subdivision 9, unless the data are public
under section 13.82, subdivision 2, 3, or 6, or are active criminal investigative data under
section 13.82, subdivision 7.
new text end

new text begin (b) An agreement with a private entity and a participating authority pursuant to
subdivision 6 is subject to section 13.05, subdivisions 6 and 11.
new text end

new text begin (c) A private entity must use the data gathered under the pilot program only for purposes
of the pilot program and must not share or disseminate the data with an entity other than
the appropriate participating authority, except pursuant to a court order. Nothing in this
subdivision prevents a private entity from sharing or disseminating summary data, as defined
in section 13.02, subdivision 19, about the pilot program.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 14. new text end

new text begin Data practices; destruction of data. new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding section 138.17,
and except as otherwise provided in this subdivision, speed safety camera system data must
be destroyed within 60 days of the date of collection unless: (1) as a result of collection of
the data a citation is issued for a violation of a speed limit; or (2) the data are active
investigative data under section 13.82, subdivision 7.
new text end

new text begin (b) Upon written request from an individual who is the subject of a pending criminal
charge or complaint, along with the case or complaint number and a statement that the data
may be used as exculpatory evidence, data otherwise subject to destruction under paragraph
(a) must be preserved by the law enforcement agency until the criminal charge or complaint
is resolved or dismissed.
new text end

new text begin (c) Upon written request from a program participant under chapter 5B, speed safety
camera system data related to the program participant must be destroyed at the time of
collection or upon receipt of the request, whichever occurs later, unless the data are active
criminal investigative data. The existence of a request submitted under this paragraph is
private data on individuals.
new text end

new text begin (d) Speed safety camera system data that are inactive criminal investigative data are
subject to destruction according to the retention schedule for the data established under
section 138.17, provided that the retention schedule must require that the data be destroyed
within three years of the resolution of a citation issued under the pilot program.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 15. new text end

new text begin Pilot program evaluation methodology. new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioner must establish
a pilot program evaluation methodology that provides standardized metrics and evaluation
measures and enables valid statistical comparison across pilot program sites.
new text end

new text begin (b) Each participating authority must follow the methodology established under paragraph
(a) and provide information as necessary for the independent evaluation under subdivision
16.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 16. new text end

new text begin Independent evaluation. new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioner must arrange for an
independent evaluation of the pilot program. The evaluation must include each pilot program
site. The evaluation must be performed outside the Departments of Transportation and
Public Safety by an entity with qualifying experience in traffic safety research.
new text end

new text begin (b) At a minimum, the evaluation must:
new text end

new text begin (1) analyze the effectiveness of speed safety camera systems in lowering travel speeds,
reducing speed differentials, and meeting any other measures identified in the evaluation
methodology under subdivision 15;
new text end

new text begin (2) perform statistical analyses of traffic speeds, crashes, injuries, fatalities, and other
measurable traffic incidents; and
new text end

new text begin (3) identify any changes in traffic congestion attributable to speed safety camera systems.
new text end

new text begin (c) The commissioner must submit a copy of the preliminary and the final evaluation to
the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction
over transportation policy and finance.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 17. new text end

new text begin Legislative report. new text end

new text begin The commissioners must submit a report on the pilot
program to the members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over transportation
policy and finance. At a minimum, the report must:
new text end

new text begin (1) provide a review of the pilot program;
new text end

new text begin (2) provide data on citations issued under the program broken down by year and location;
new text end

new text begin (3) summarize the final results of the independent evaluation under subdivision 16;
new text end

new text begin (4) evaluate any disparities in impacts under the pilot program, including by income, by
race, and in communities that are historically underrepresented in transportation planning;
new text end

new text begin (5) identify fiscal impacts of (i) the pilot program, and (ii) potential continuation of the
implementation of speed safety camera systems; and
new text end

new text begin (6) make recommendations regarding termination or continuation of the pilot program
and, if appropriate, any program modifications, including a draft legislative proposal.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 18. new text end

new text begin Not rulemaking. new text end

new text begin The actions of the commissioners of transportation and
public safety to establish standards, curriculum, and requirements under the pilot program
are not rulemaking for purposes of chapter 14, are not subject to the Administrative Procedure
Act contained in chapter 14, and are not subject to section 14.386.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 19. new text end

new text begin Expiration. new text end

new text begin This section expires June 30, 2028.
new text end

Sec. 11.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 169.99, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Form.

(a) Except as provided in subdivision 3deleted text begin,deleted text endnew text begin;new text endnew text begin section 169.147,
subdivision 10;
new text end and section 169.999, subdivision 3, there shall be a uniform ticket issued
throughout the state by the police and peace officers or by any other person for violations
of this chapter and ordinances in conformity thereto. Such uniform traffic ticket shall be in
the form and have the effect of a summons and complaint. Except as provided in paragraph
(b), the uniform ticket shall state that if the defendant fails to appear in court in response to
the ticket, an arrest warrant may be issued. The uniform traffic ticket shall consist of four
parts, on paper sensitized so that copies may be made without the use of carbon paper, as
follows:

(1) the complaint, with reverse side for officer's notes for testifying in court, driver's
past record, and court's action, printed on white paper;

(2) the abstract of court record for the Department of Public Safety, which shall be a
copy of the complaint with the certificate of conviction on the reverse side, printed on yellow
paper;

(3) the police record, which shall be a copy of the complaint and of the reverse side of
copy (1), printed on pink paper; and

(4) the summons, with, on the reverse side, such information as the court may wish to
give concerning the Traffic Violations Bureau, and a plea of guilty and waiver, printed on
off-white tag stock.

(b) If the offense is a petty misdemeanor, the uniform ticket must state that a failure to
appear will be considered a plea of guilty and waiver of the right to trial, unless the failure
to appear is due to circumstances beyond the person's control.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective June 1, 2023.
new text end

Sec. 12.

Minnesota Statutes 2021 Supplement, section 171.16, subdivision 3, is amended
to read:


Subd. 3.

Failure to pay fine.

The commissioner is prohibited from suspending a person's
driver's license based solely on the fact that a person:

(1) has been convicted ofnew text begin (i)new text end violating a law of this state or an ordinance of a political
subdivision which regulates the operation or parking of motor vehicles, new text beginor (ii) a violation
under section 169.14, subdivision 13;
new text end

(2) has been sentenced to the payment of a fine or had a surcharge levied against that
person, or sentenced to a fine upon which a surcharge was levieddeleted text begin,deleted text endnew text begin;new text end and

(3) has refused or failed to comply with that sentence or to pay the surcharge.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective June 1, 2023.
new text end

Sec. 13.

Minnesota Statutes 2021 Supplement, section 357.021, subdivision 6, is amended
to read:


Subd. 6.

Surcharges on criminal and traffic offenders.

(a) Except as provided in this
subdivision, the court shall impose and the court administrator shall collect a $75 surcharge
on every person convicted of any felony, gross misdemeanor, misdemeanor, or petty
misdemeanor offense, other than a violation of a law or ordinance relating to vehicle parking,
for which there shall be a $12 surcharge. When a defendant is convicted of more than one
offense in a case, the surcharge shall be imposed only once in that case. In the Second
Judicial District, the court shall impose, and the court administrator shall collect, an additional
$1 surcharge on every person convicted of any felony, gross misdemeanor, misdemeanor,
or petty misdemeanor offense, including a violation of a law or ordinance relating to vehicle
parking, if the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners authorizes the $1 surcharge. The
surcharge shall be imposed whether or not the person is sentenced to imprisonment or the
sentence is stayed. The surcharge shall not be imposed when a person is convicted of a petty
misdemeanor for which no fine is imposed.

(b) The court may reduce the amount or waive payment of the surcharge required under
this subdivision on a showing of indigency or undue hardship upon the convicted person
or the convicted person's immediate family. Additionally, the court may permit the defendant
to perform community work service in lieu of a surcharge.

(c) The court administrator or other entity collecting a surcharge shall forward it to the
commissioner of management and budget.

(d) If the convicted person is sentenced to imprisonment and has not paid the surcharge
before the term of imprisonment begins, the chief executive officer of the correctional
facility in which the convicted person is incarcerated shall collect the surcharge from any
earnings the inmate accrues from work performed in the facility or while on conditional
release. The chief executive officer shall forward the amount collected to the court
administrator or other entity collecting the surcharge imposed by the court.

(e) A person who enters a diversion program, continuance without prosecution,
continuance for dismissal, or stay of adjudication for a violation of chapter 169 must pay
the surcharge described in this subdivision. A surcharge imposed under this paragraph shall
be imposed only once per case.

(f) The surcharge does not apply tonew text begin (1)new text end administrative citations issued pursuant to section
169.999new text begin, or (2) citations issued pursuant to section 169.14, subdivision 13new text end.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective June 1, 2023.
new text end

Sec. 14. new text beginSPEED SAFETY CAMERA PILOT PROGRAM; APPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin $....... in fiscal year 2023 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of
transportation for the speed safety camera pilot program under Minnesota Statutes, section
169.147. With the approval of the commissioner of transportation, any portion of this
appropriation is available to the commissioner of public safety. This is a onetime
appropriation and is available until June 30, 2028.
new text end