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HF 808

2nd Engrossment - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 05/21/2011 06:07pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to motor vehicles; providing for $2 donation for public information and
education on anatomical gifts; creating anatomical gift account; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 168.12, subdivision 5;
171.06, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 171.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 168.12, subdivision 5, is amended to read:

Subd. 5.

Additional fee.

(a) In addition to any fee otherwise authorized or any tax
otherwise imposed upon any vehicle, the payment of which is required as a condition to
the issuance of any plate or plates, the commissioner shall impose the fee specified in
paragraph (b) that is calculated to cover the cost of manufacturing and issuing the plate
or plates, except for plates issued to disabled veterans as defined in section 168.031 and
plates issued pursuant to section 168.124, 168.125, or 168.27, subdivisions 16 and 17,
for passenger automobiles. The commissioner shall issue graphic design plates only
for vehicles registered pursuant to section 168.017 and recreational vehicles registered
pursuant to section 168.013, subdivision 1g.

(b) Unless otherwise specified or exempted by statute, the following plate and
validation sticker fees apply for the original, duplicate, or replacement issuance of a
plate in a plate year:

License Plate
Regular and Disability
Personalized (Replacement)
Collector Category
Emergency Vehicle Display
Utility Trailer Self-Adhesive
Vertical Motorcycle Plate
Duplicate year
International Fuel Tax Agreement

(c) For vehicles that require two of the categories above, the registrar shall only
charge the higher of the two fees and not a combined total.

new text begin (d) As part of procedures for payment of the fee under paragraph (b), the
commissioner shall allow a vehicle owner to add to the fee, a $2 donation for the purposes
of public information and education on anatomical gifts under section 171.07.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 171.06, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

Subd. 2.


(a) The fees for a license and Minnesota identification card are
as follows:

Classified Driver's License
Classified Under-21 D.L.
Enhanced Driver's License
Instruction Permit
Enhanced Instruction
Provisional License
Enhanced Provisional
Duplicate License or
duplicate identification
Enhanced Duplicate
License or enhanced
duplicate identification
Minnesota identification
card or Under-21
Minnesota identification
card, other than duplicate,
except as otherwise
provided in section 171.07,
subdivisions 3
and 3a
Enhanced Minnesota
identification card

In addition to each fee required in this paragraph, the commissioner shall collect a
surcharge of $1.75 until June 30, 2012. Surcharges collected under this paragraph must be
credited to the driver and vehicle services technology account in the special revenue fund
under section 299A.705.

(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), an individual who holds a provisional license and
has a driving record free of (1) convictions for a violation of section 169A.20, 169A.33,
169A.35, or sections 169A.50 to 169A.53, (2) convictions for crash-related moving
violations, and (3) convictions for moving violations that are not crash related, shall have a
$3.50 credit toward the fee for any classified under-21 driver's license. "Moving violation"
has the meaning given it in section 171.04, subdivision 1.

(c) In addition to the driver's license fee required under paragraph (a), the
commissioner shall collect an additional $4 processing fee from each new applicant
or individual renewing a license with a school bus endorsement to cover the costs for
processing an applicant's initial and biennial physical examination certificate. The
department shall not charge these applicants any other fee to receive or renew the

new text begin (d) An application for a Minnesota identification card, instruction permit, provisional
license, or driver's license, including an application for renewal, must contain a provision
that allows the applicant to add to the fee under paragraph (a), a $2 donation for the
purposes of public information and education on anatomical gifts under section 171.07.
new text end

Sec. 3.

new text begin [171.075] ANATOMICAL GIFTS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Anatomical gift account. new text end

new text begin An anatomical gift account is established
in the special revenue fund. The account consist of funds donated under sections 168.12,
subdivision 5, and 171.06, subdivision 2, and any other money donated, allotted,
transferred, or otherwise provided to the account. Money in the account is annually
appropriated to the commissioner for (1) grants under subdivision 2, and (2) administrative
expenses in implementing the donation and grant program.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Anatomical gift education grants. new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioner shall make
grants to (1) a Minnesota organ procurement organization that is certified by the federal
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; or (2) an entity that is a charitable entity
under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, as defined in section 289A.02,
subdivision 7, and is dedicated to advocacy for organ, tissue, and eye donation.
new text end

new text begin (b) From a grant under this section, the recipient shall provide resources and
implement programs designed to increase the number of Minnesotans who register to
be organ, tissue, and eye donors.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginREPORT.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner of public safety shall report to the chairs of the legislative
committees having jurisdiction over transportation policy and finance on the receipts and
expenditures under Minnesota Statutes, section 171.075. The commission shall submit
the report by February 1, 2013.
new text end

Sec. 5. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin This act is effective January 1, 2012.
new text end