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HF 861

5th Engrossment - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 06/21/2017 11:01am

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation finance; establishing the budget for transportation
activities; modifying various provisions governing transportation finance and
policy; establishing a fund; requiring reports; appropriating money; authorizing
the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections
16A.88, subdivision 2; 53C.01, subdivision 2; 115A.908, subdivision 2; 117.189;
160.18, by adding a subdivision; 161.081, subdivision 3; 161.088, subdivisions 4,
5, 7; 161.115, subdivision 190; 161.14, by adding subdivisions; 161.321,
subdivision 6; 161.38, by adding a subdivision; 161.44, subdivisions 5, 6a, by
adding a subdivision; 162.145, subdivision 2; 168.021, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a;
168.27, by adding a subdivision; 168.33, subdivision 2; 168A.09, subdivision 1;
169.011, subdivision 34; 169.18, subdivisions 5, 7; 169.345, subdivisions 1, 3;
169.442, subdivision 5; 169.443, subdivision 2; 169.444, subdivision 2; 169.449,
subdivision 1; 169.4501, subdivisions 1, 2; 169.4503, subdivisions 4, 7, 14, 23,
30; 169.64, subdivision 8; 169.865, subdivision 3; 171.02, subdivision 2b; 171.06,
subdivision 2a; 171.061, subdivision 3; 171.12, subdivision 6; 173.02, subdivisions
18, 23, by adding subdivisions; 173.06, subdivision 1; 173.07, subdivision 1;
173.08, by adding subdivisions; 173.13, subdivision 11; 173.16, by adding
subdivisions; 174.03, subdivisions 1a, 1c, by adding a subdivision; 174.50,
subdivisions 5, 6b, 6c, 7; 174.56, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 174.93;
219.166; 219.20, subdivision 1; 221.031, by adding a subdivision; 222.49; 222.50,
subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 299D.03, subdivision 6; 473.13, subdivision
1; 473.146, subdivision 3; 473.388, subdivision 4; 473.39, by adding a subdivision;
473.3994, by adding subdivisions; 473.4051, subdivision 3; Laws 2015, chapter
75, article 1, section 3, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapters 168; 169; 173; 174; 219; 398A; 471; 473; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2016, sections 161.115, subdivision 32; 169.4502, subdivision 5; 473.4051,
subdivision 2; Minnesota Rules, parts 8810.0800, subpart 3; 8810.1300, subpart
4.

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

ARTICLE 1

TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS

Section 1. CITATION.

This act may be cited as the "Road and Bridge Act."

Sec. 2. SUMMARY OF APPROPRIATIONS.

The amounts shown in this section summarize direct appropriations by fund made in
this article and do not have legal effect.

2018
2019
Total
General
$
82,396,000
$
55,270,000
$
137,666,000
Airports
42,631,000
22,609,000
65,240,000
C.S.A.H.
744,172,000
759,502,000
1,503,673,000
M.S.A.S.
195,682,000
200,365,000
396,047,000
Special Revenue
66,445,000
65,087,000
131,532,000
H.U.T.D.
10,474,000
10,486,000
20,960,000
Transportation Priorities
105,104,000
128,147,000
233,251,000
Trunk Highway
1,882,987,000
1,758,547,000
3,648,534,000
Total
$
3,024,786,000
$
2,871,866,000
$
5,896,652,000

Sec. 3. TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS

The sums shown in the columns marked "Appropriations" are appropriated to the agencies
and for the purposes specified in this article. The appropriations are from the trunk highway
fund, or another named fund, and are available for the fiscal years indicated for each purpose.
Amounts for "Total Appropriation" and sums shown in the corresponding columns marked
"Appropriations by Fund" are summary only and do not have legal effect. Unless specified
otherwise, the amounts in the second year under "Appropriations by Fund" show the base
appropriations within the meaning of Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.11, subdivision 3,
by fund. The figures "2018" and "2019" used in this article mean that the appropriations
listed under them are available for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, or June 30, 2019,
respectively. "The first year" is fiscal year 2018. "The second year" is fiscal year 2019. "The
biennium" is fiscal years 2018 and 2019.

APPROPRIATIONS
Available for the Year
Ending June 30
2018
2019

Sec. 4. DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION

Subdivision 1.

Total Appropriations Summary

$
2,891,106,000
$
2,778,175,000
Appropriations by Fund
2018
2019
General
24,879,000
18,358,000
Airports
42,631,000
22,609,000
C.S.A.H.
744,172,000
759,502,000
M.S.A.S.
195,682,000
200,365,000
Special Revenue
1,000,000
-0-
Transportation
Priorities
105,104,000
128,147,000
Trunk Highway
1,777,639,000
1,649,194,000

The appropriations in this section are to the
commissioner of transportation. The amounts
that may be spent for each purpose are
specified in the following subdivisions.

Subd. 2.

Multimodal Systems

(a) Aeronautics

(1) Airport Development and Assistance
15,298,000
15,298,000

This appropriation is from the state airports
fund and must be spent according to
Minnesota Statutes, section 360.305,
subdivision 4.

Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.28, subdivision 6, this appropriation is
available for five years after the year of the
appropriation. If the appropriation for either
year is insufficient, the appropriation for the
other year is available for it.

If the commissioner of transportation
determines that a balance remains in the state
airports fund following the appropriations
made in this article and that the appropriations
made are insufficient for advancing airport
development and assistance projects, an
amount necessary to advance the projects, not
to exceed the balance in the state airports fund,
is appropriated in each year to the
commissioner and must be spent according to
Minnesota Statutes, section 360.305,
subdivision 4. Within two weeks of a
determination under this contingent
appropriation, the commissioner of
transportation must notify the commissioner
of management and budget and the chairs,
ranking minority members, and staff of the
legislative committees with jurisdiction over
transportation finance concerning the funds
appropriated. Funds appropriated under this
contingent appropriation do not adjust the base
for fiscal years 2020 and 2021.

(2) Aviation Support Services
6,710,000
6,854,000
Appropriations by Fund
2018
2019
Airports
5,231,000
5,231,000
Trunk Highway
1,479,000
1,623,000
(3) Civil Air Patrol
3,580,000
80,000

This appropriation is from the state airports
fund for the Civil Air Patrol.

$3,500,000 is for a grant to renovate a portion
of and construct an addition to the training and
maintenance facility located at the South St.
Paul airport, and to furnish and equip the
facility, including communications equipment
and a mobile command post vehicle.
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.28, subdivision 6, this appropriation is
available for five years after the year of the
appropriation.

(4) International Falls-Koochiching County
Airport Commission
3,000,000
-0-

(i) This appropriation is from the state airports
fund for a grant to the International
Falls-Koochiching County Airport
Commission for the following improvements
to the Falls International Airport:

(A) demolition of the existing terminal
building;

(B) rehabilitation;

(C) site preparation, including utilities and
civil work;

(D) design, construction, furnishing, and
equipping Phase II of the new terminal
building, including a Transportation Safety
Administration office, weather office,
conference room, circulation corridor, airport
administration offices, United States Customs
and Border Protection storage rooms, offices,
restrooms, passenger-processing area,
wet-hold room, interview room, search room,
pre- and post-customs passenger waiting areas,
and vestibule; and

(E) associated appurtenances of a capital
nature.

(ii) After completion of the improvements
under item (i), any unspent money from this
appropriation may be used by the International
Falls-Koochiching County Airport
Commission for a commercial airline apron
expansion project at the Falls International
Airport.

(iii) This appropriation does not require a
nonstate contribution or match.

(5) Duluth Airport Authority
6,619,000
-0-

This appropriation is from the state airports
fund for a grant to the Duluth Airport
Authority to provide the federal match to
design and construct runway infrastructure at
the Duluth International Airport or the Sky
Harbor Airport in accordance with Minnesota
Statutes, section 360.017. For the purposes of
this appropriation, the commissioner may
waive the requirements of Minnesota Statutes,
section 360.305, subdivision 4, paragraph (b).

(6) Rochester International Airport
2,333,000
-0-

This appropriation is from the state airports
fund for a grant to the city of Rochester to
design, rehabilitate, demolish, and expand
portions of the existing passenger terminal
building at the Rochester International Airport,
provided that this amount also includes money
to remodel, construct, furnish, and equip the
existing passenger terminal building and
associated appurtenances to meet United States
Customs and Border Protection and
Transportation Security Administration
standards for safety, security, and processing
time to accommodate domestic and
international flights. The capital improvements
paid for with this appropriation may be used
as the local contribution required by
Minnesota Statutes, section 360.305,
subdivision 4. This appropriation may be used
to reimburse the city for costs incurred after
May 1, 2016. This appropriation is not
available until the commissioner of
management and budget determines that at
least an equal amount has been committed to
the project from nonstate sources. Work that
may be completed with this appropriation
includes but is not limited to:

(i) site preparation, including utilities, site civil
work, testing, and construction administration
services;

(ii) the relocation, modification, and addition
of airline ticket counters, baggage claim
devices, public spaces, offices, restrooms,
support space, break rooms, lockers,
equipment storage, communications, hallways,
building signage, medical visitor rooms,
special needs accommodations, hold rooms,
secure storage, equipment maintenance areas,
and building engineering and technology
systems;

(iii) improvements needed outside the terminal
to remove, restore, and tie into adjacent
utilities, sidewalks, driveways, parking lots,
and aircraft aprons; and

(iv) the construction of covered exterior
equipment storage.

(7) Carlton County Airport Hangar
320,000
-0-

This appropriation is from the state airports
fund for a grant to Carlton County to construct
a hangar at the Cloquet - Carlton County
Airport that (i) facilitates the basing of air
ambulance aircraft and (ii) provides basing
for corporate aircraft and turboprop and jet
aircraft that operate under Code of Federal
Regulations, title 14, part 135.

(8) St. Cloud Regional Airport Study
250,000
-0-

Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
360.017, this appropriation is from the state
airports fund for a grant to the city of St.
Cloud for an air transport optimization
planning study for the St. Cloud Regional
Airport. The study must be comprehensive
and market-based, using economic
development and air service expertise to
research, analyze, and develop models and
strategies that maximize the return on
investments made to enhance the use and
impact of the St. Cloud Regional Airport. By
January 5, 2018, the city of St. Cloud shall
submit a report to the governor and the
members and staff of the legislative
committees with jurisdiction over capital
investment, transportation, and economic
development with recommendations based on
the findings of the study.

(9) Availability of Funds

Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.28, subdivision 6, the appropriations in
clauses (4) to (7) are available for five years
after the year of the appropriation.

(b) Transit
52,191,000
57,058,000
Appropriations by Fund
2018
2019
General
17,395,000
17,395,000
Transportation
Priorities
33,950,000
38,790,000
Trunk Highway
846,000
873,000

$250,000 in each year is from the general fund
to pay administrative costs for the safe routes
to school program under Minnesota Statutes,
section 174.40.

$150,000 in each year is from the general fund
for grants to transportation management
organizations that provide services exclusively
or primarily in the city located along the
marked Interstate Highway 494 corridor
having the highest population as of the
effective date of this section. The
commissioner must not retain any portion of
the funds appropriated under this section.
From the appropriation in each fiscal year, the
commissioner must make grant payments in
full by July 31. Permissible uses of funds
under this grant include administrative
expenses and programming and service
expansion, including but not limited to
staffing, communications, outreach and
education program development, and
operations management.

The base from the general fund is $17,245,000
in each year for fiscal years 2020 and 2021.

The base from the transportation priorities
fund is as established in Minnesota Statutes,
section 174.54, subdivision 3.

(c) Safe Routes to School
2,500,000
500,000

This appropriation is from the general fund
for the safe routes to school program under
Minnesota Statutes, section 174.40.

(d) Freight

(1) Freight and Commercial Vehicle Operations
6,716,000
5,928,000
Appropriations by Fund
2018
2019
General
1,366,000
406,000
Trunk Highway
5,350,000
5,522,000

$960,000 in the first year is from the general
fund for port development assistance grants
under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 457A, in
the amounts of: (1) $800,000 to the city of
Red Wing; and (2) $160,000 to the Port
Authority of Winona. Any improvements
made with the proceeds of the grants must be
publicly owned. This appropriation is available
in the second year.

$150,000 in each year is for additional rail
safety and rail service activities, and this
amount annually is included in the base.

(2) Minnesota Rail Service Improvement
5,651,000
-0-
Appropriations by Fund
2018
2019
General
3,151,000
-0-
Transportation
Priorities
1,500,000
-0-
Special Revenue
1,000,000
-0-

This appropriation is for the Minnesota rail
service improvement program under
Minnesota Statutes, sections 222.49 and
222.50.

$1,000,000 in the first year is from the rail
service improvement account in the special
revenue fund for a grant to the city of Grand
Rapids to fund rail planning studies, design,
and preliminary engineering relating to the
construction of a freight rail line located in the
counties of Itasca, St. Louis, and Lake to serve
local producers and shippers. The city of
Grand Rapids shall collaborate with the Itasca
Economic Development Corporation and the
Itasca County Regional Railroad Authority in
the activities funded with the proceeds of this
grant. This appropriation is available until June
30, 2019.

(3) Hazardous Materials Rail Safety
5,000,000
5,000,000

This appropriation is from the transportation
priorities fund for the hazardous materials rail
safety program and grants under Minnesota
Statutes, section 219.016.

The base is as established in Minnesota
Statutes, section 174.54, subdivision 3.

(4) Railroad Warning Devices
3,000,000
3,000,000

This appropriation is from the transportation
priorities fund to design, construct, and equip
replacement of active highway-rail grade
crossing warning devices that have reached
the end of their useful life.

The base is as established in Minnesota
Statutes, section 174.54, subdivision 3.

(5) Rail Quiet Zones
1,000,000
1,000,000

This appropriation is from the transportation
priorities fund for the public highway-rail
grade crossing quiet zone program and grants
under Minnesota Statutes, section 219.166.

Up to ten percent of this appropriation may
be used for eligible activities necessary to
support the implementation and delivery of
the program.

The base is as established in Minnesota
Statutes, section 174.54, subdivision 3.

Subd. 3.

State Roads

(a) Operations and Maintenance
343,446,000
348,101,000

$4,000,000 in each year is for additional
maintenance and improvements related to
intelligent transportation systems. This amount
is annually included in the base.

$10,000,000 in each year is for additional
pavement preservation activities. This amount
is annually included in the base.

$10,000,000 in each year is for additional fleet
equipment replacement in conformance with
performance targets. This amount is annually
included in the base.

The commissioner is prohibited from
implementing the workforce optimization plan
proposed under the budget submitted for the
biennium under Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.11, and from otherwise appreciably
increasing the staffing complement for snow
and ice management.

The base is $355,841,000 in fiscal year 2020
and $357,264,000 in fiscal year 2021.

(b) Program Planning and Delivery
(1) Planning and Research
30,442,000
30,790,000

If a balance remains of this appropriation, the
commissioner may transfer up to that amount
for program delivery under clause (2).

Up to $600,000 in the first year is for the
congestion and safety improvements study
under article 3, section 115.

Up to $250,000 in the first year is for the
marked Interstate 94/494/694 interchange
improvement study under article 3, section
116.

Up to $160,000 in the first year is for the
highway construction costs and cost inflation
study under article 3, section 117.

$130,000 in each year is available for
administrative costs of the targeted group
business program.

$266,000 in each year is available for grants
to metropolitan planning organizations outside
the seven-county metropolitan area.

$900,000 in each year is available for grants
for transportation studies outside the
metropolitan area to identify critical concerns,
problems, and issues. These grants are
available:

(1) to regional development commissions;

(2) in regions where no regional development
commission is functioning, to joint powers
boards established under agreement of two or
more political subdivisions in the region to
exercise the planning functions of a regional
development commission; and

(3) in regions where no regional development
commission or joint powers board is
functioning, to the Department of
Transportation district office for that region.

(2) Program Delivery
222,862,000
221,893,000

This appropriation includes use of consultants
to support development and management of
projects.

$968,000 in the first year is for a grant to the
city of Red Wing for trunk highway costs in
excess of the engineer's estimate and
associated program delivery for State Project
No. 2514-122, consisting of engineering and
reconstruction of the segment of marked U.S.
Highway 61 in Red Wing from westerly of
Old West Main Street to easterly of Potter
Street.

Up to $140,000 in the first year is for
development, implementation, and reporting
on project selection best practices under article
3, section 101.

$1,000,000 in each year is available for
management of contaminated and regulated
material on property owned by the Department
of Transportation, including mitigation of
property conveyances, facility acquisition or
expansion, chemical release at maintenance
facilities, and spills on the trunk highway
system where there is no known responsible
party. If the appropriation for either year is
insufficient, the appropriation for the other
year is available for it.

The base is $229,633,000 in fiscal year 2020
and $231,056,000 in fiscal year 2021.

(c) State Road Construction
1,066,938,000
919,196,000

This appropriation is for the actual
construction, reconstruction, and improvement
of trunk highways, including design-build
contracts, internal department costs associated
with delivering the construction program,
consultant usage to support these activities,
and the cost of actual payments to landowners
for lands acquired for highway rights-of-way,
payment to lessees, interest subsidies, and
relocation expenses.

This appropriation includes federal highway
aid.

$10,000,000 in each year is for the
transportation economic development program
under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.12.

The commissioner may expend up to one-half
of one percent of the federal appropriations
under this paragraph as grants to opportunity
industrialization centers and other nonprofit
job training centers for job training programs
related to highway construction.

The commissioner may transfer up to
$15,000,000 each year to the transportation
revolving loan fund.

The commissioner may receive money
covering other shares of the cost of partnership
projects. These receipts are appropriated to
the commissioner for these projects.

(d) Corridors of Commerce
25,000,000
25,000,000

This appropriation is for the corridors of
commerce program under Minnesota Statutes,
section 161.088.

The commissioner may use up to 17 percent
of the amount each year for program delivery.

(e) Highway Debt Service
217,196,000
264,190,000

$207,696,000 in fiscal year 2018 and
$254,690,000 in fiscal year 2019 are for
transfer to the state bond fund. If this
appropriation is insufficient to make all
transfers required in the year for which it is
made, the commissioner of management and
budget must transfer the deficiency amount
under the statutory open appropriation and
notify the chairs, ranking minority members,
and staff of the legislative committees with
jurisdiction over transportation finance and
the chairs of the senate Finance Committee
and the house of representatives Ways and
Means Committee of the amount of the
deficiency. Any excess appropriation cancels
to the trunk highway fund.

(f) Statewide Radio Communications
5,648,000
5,829,000
Appropriations by Fund
2018
2019
General
3,000
3,000
Trunk Highway
5,645,000
5,826,000

$3,000 in each year is from the general fund
to equip and operate the Roosevelt signal
tower for Lake of the Woods weather
broadcasting.

Subd. 4.

Local Roads

(a) County State-Aid Roads
744,172,000
759,502,000

This appropriation is from the county state-aid
highway fund under Minnesota Statutes,
section 161.081, and Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 162, and is available until spent.

If the commissioner of transportation
determines that a balance remains in the
county state-aid highway fund following the
appropriations and transfers made in this
paragraph, and that the appropriations made
are insufficient for advancing county state-aid
highway projects, an amount necessary to
advance the projects, not to exceed the balance
in the county state-aid highway fund, is
appropriated in each year to the commissioner.
Within two weeks of a determination under
this contingent appropriation, the
commissioner of transportation must notify
the commissioner of management and budget
and the chairs, ranking minority members, and
staff of the legislative committees with
jurisdiction over transportation finance
concerning funds appropriated. The
commissioner must identify in the next budget
submission to the legislature under Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.11, any amount that is
appropriated under this paragraph.

(b) Municipal State-Aid Roads
195,682,000
200,365,000

This appropriation is from the municipal
state-aid street fund under Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 162, and is available until spent.

If the commissioner of transportation
determines that a balance remains in the
municipal state-aid street fund following the
appropriations and transfers made in this
paragraph, and that the appropriations made
are insufficient for advancing municipal
state-aid street projects, an amount necessary
to advance the projects, not to exceed the
balance in the municipal state-aid street fund,
is appropriated in each year to the
commissioner. Within two weeks of a
determination under this contingent
appropriation, the commissioner of
transportation must notify the commissioner
of management and budget and the chairs,
ranking minority members, and staff of the
legislative committees with jurisdiction over
transportation finance concerning funds
appropriated. The commissioner must identify
in the next budget submission to the legislature
under Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.11, any
amount that is appropriated under this
paragraph.

(c) Metropolitan Area County Roads
33,950,000
38,790,000

This appropriation is from the transportation
priorities fund for distribution as provided
under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.54,
subdivision 5.

The base is as established in Minnesota
Statutes, section 174.54, subdivision 3.

(d) Small Cities Assistance
12,500,000
12,500,000

This appropriation is from the transportation
priorities fund for the small cities assistance
program under Minnesota Statutes, section
162.145.

The base is as established in Minnesota
Statutes, section 174.54, subdivision 3.

(e) Local Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation
12,383,000
12,384,000

This appropriation is from the transportation
priorities fund for the local bridge replacement
and rehabilitation program as provided in
Minnesota Statutes, section 174.50,
subdivisions 5 to 7.

The base is as established in Minnesota
Statutes, section 174.54, subdivision 3.

Subd. 5.

Agency Management

(a) Agency Services
44,316,000
45,206,000
(b) Tribal Training
192,000
218,000

This appropriation is from the general fund to
facilitate tribal training for state agencies.

This is a onetime appropriation.

(c) Buildings
28,585,000
29,439,000
Appropriations by Fund
2018
2019
General
54,000
54,000
Trunk Highway
28,531,000
29,385,000

Any money appropriated to the commissioner
of transportation for building construction for
any fiscal year before the first year is available
to the commissioner during the biennium to
the extent that the commissioner spends the
money on the building construction projects
for which the money was originally
encumbered during the fiscal year for which
it was appropriated. If the appropriation for
either year is insufficient, the appropriation
for the other year is available for it.

(d) Tort Claims
600,000
600,000

If the appropriation for either year is
insufficient, the appropriation for the other
year is available for it.

Subd. 6.

Transfers

(a) With the approval of the commissioner of
management and budget, the commissioner
of transportation may transfer unencumbered
balances among the appropriations from the
trunk highway fund and the state airports fund
made in this section. Transfers under this
paragraph must not be made:

(1) between funds;

(2) from the appropriations for state road
construction or debt service;

(3) from the appropriations for operations and
maintenance or program delivery, except for
a transfer to state road construction or debt
service; or

(4) if inconsistent with legislative intent.

(b) The commissioner of transportation must
immediately report transfers under this
paragraph to the chairs, ranking minority
members, and staff of the legislative
committees with jurisdiction over
transportation finance. The authority for the
commissioner of transportation to make
transfers under Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.285, is superseded by the authority and
requirements under this paragraph.

(c) The commissioner of transportation must
transfer from the flexible highway account in
the county state-aid highway fund the entire
amount in each year to the county turnback
account in the county state-aid highway fund.
The funds transferred are for highway
turnback purposes under Minnesota Statutes,
section 161.081, subdivision 3.

Subd. 7.

Previous State Road Construction
Appropriations

Any money appropriated to the commissioner
of transportation for state road construction
for any fiscal year before the first year is
available to the commissioner during the
biennium to the extent that the commissioner
spends the money on the state road
construction project for which the money was
originally encumbered during the fiscal year
for which it was appropriated.

Subd. 8.

Contingent Appropriations

The commissioner of transportation, with the
approval of the governor and the written
approval of at least five members of a group
consisting of the members of the Legislative
Advisory Commission under Minnesota
Statutes, section 3.30, and the ranking minority
members of the legislative committees with
jurisdiction over transportation finance, may
transfer all or part of the unappropriated
balance in the trunk highway fund to an
appropriation:

(1) for trunk highway design, construction, or
inspection that takes advantage of an
unanticipated receipt of income to the trunk
highway fund or federal advanced construction
funding;

(2) for emergency trunk highway maintenance;
or

(3) to pay tort or environmental claims.

Nothing in this subdivision authorizes the
commissioner to increase the use of federal
advanced construction funding beyond
amounts specifically authorized. Any transfer
as a result of the use of federal advanced
construction funding must include an analysis
of the effects on the long-term trunk highway
fund balance. The amount transferred is
appropriated for the purpose of the account to
which it is transferred.

Subd. 9.

Requirements for Certain Legal
Activities

The commissioner of transportation is
prohibited from permitting legal counsel
employed by the Department of Transportation
to perform activities related to response to a
data practices request of the department under
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13, and the
commissioner must enter into an agreement
with the attorney general for exclusive services
regarding these activities.

Sec. 5. METROPOLITAN COUNCIL

39,046,000
22,530,000
Appropriations by Fund
2018
2019
General
37,546,000
22,530,000
Transportation
Priorities
1,500,000
-0-

This appropriation is from the general fund to
the Metropolitan Council for transit system
operations under Minnesota Statutes, sections
473.371 to 473.449.

$1,500,000 in the first year is from the
transportation priorities fund for financial
assistance to replacement service providers
under Minnesota Statutes, section 473.388,
for the purposes of the suburb-to-suburb transit
demonstration project. The replacement
service providers must collectively identify
one or more demonstration projects for
financial assistance and submit a notification
of the allocation to the council. The council
must allocate the appropriated funds as
directed by the replacement service providers.
Criteria for evaluating and identifying
demonstration projects must include but are
not limited to:

(1) scope of service offering improvements;

(2) integration with transit facilities and major
business, retail, or suburban centers;

(3) extent to which a proposed route
complements existing transit service; and

(4) density of employment along a proposed
route.

Up to $210,000 in the first year and $98,000
in the second year are for the comprehensive
transit finance report under Minnesota
Statutes, section 174.93.

The base is $8,349,000 in fiscal year 2020 and
$105,000 in fiscal year 2021.

Sec. 6. PUBLIC SAFETY

Subdivision 1.

Total Appropriations Summary

$
199,738,000
$
199,308,000
Appropriations by Fund
2018
2019
General
19,971,000
14,382,000
Special Revenue
63,945,000
65,087,000
H.U.T.D.
10,474,000
10,486,000
Trunk Highway
105,348,000
109,353,000

The appropriations in this section are to the
commissioner of public safety. The amounts
that may be spent for each purpose are
specified in the following subdivisions.

Subd. 2.

Administration and Related Services

(a) Office of Communications
553,000
573,000
Appropriations by Fund
2018
2019
General
127,000
130,000
Trunk Highway
426,000
443,000
(b) Public Safety Support
6,372,000
6,569,000
Appropriations by Fund
2018
2019
General
1,225,000
1,235,000
H.U.T.D.
1,366,000
1,366,000
Trunk Highway
3,781,000
3,968,000
(c) Public Safety Officer Survivor Benefits
640,000
640,000

This appropriation is from the general fund
for payment of public safety officer survivor
benefits under Minnesota Statutes, section
299A.44.

If the appropriation for either year is
insufficient, the appropriation for the other
year is available for it.

(d) Public Safety Officer Reimbursements
1,367,000
1,367,000

This appropriation is from the general fund to
be deposited in the public safety officer's
benefit account. This money is available for
reimbursements under Minnesota Statutes,
section 299A.465.

(e) Soft Body Armor Reimbursements
700,000
700,000
Appropriations by Fund
2018
2019
General
600,000
600,000
Trunk Highway
100,000
100,000

This appropriation is for soft body armor
reimbursements under Minnesota Statutes,
section 299A.38.

(f) Technology and Support Service
3,777,000
3,814,000
Appropriations by Fund
2018
2019
General
1,353,000
1,365,000
H.U.T.D.
19,000
19,000
Trunk Highway
2,405,000
2,430,000

Subd. 3.

State Patrol

(a) Patrolling Highways
95,689,000
93,323,000
Appropriations by Fund
2018
2019
General
5,787,000
37,000
H.U.T.D.
92,000
92,000
Trunk Highway
89,810,000
93,194,000

$5,750,000 from the general fund in the first
year is to purchase a helicopter for the State
Patrol.

From this appropriation, State Patrol trainee
salaries as provided under Minnesota Statutes,
section 299D.03, subdivision 6, must be
provided as follows: (1) for trainees in the Law
Enforcement Training Opportunity program,
80 percent of the basic salary for patrol
officers; and (2) for all other trainees, 100
percent of the basic salary.

(b) Commercial Vehicle Enforcement
8,455,000
8,826,000
(c) Capitol Security
8,402,000
8,538,000

This appropriation is from the general fund.

The commissioner must not:

(1) spend any money from the trunk highway
fund for capitol security; or

(2) permanently transfer any state trooper from
the patrolling highways activity to capitol
security.

The commissioner must not transfer any
money appropriated to the commissioner under
this section:

(1) to capitol security; or

(2) from capitol security.

(d) Vehicle Crimes Unit
761,000
773,000

This appropriation is from the highway user
tax distribution fund.

This appropriation is to investigate:

(1) registration tax and motor vehicle sales tax
liabilities from individuals and businesses that
currently do not pay all taxes owed; and

(2) illegal or improper activity related to the
sale, transfer, titling, and registration of motor
vehicles.

Subd. 4.

Driver and Vehicle Services

(a) Vehicle Services
30,745,000
31,159,000
Appropriations by Fund
2018
2019
Special Revenue
22,509,000
22,923,000
H.U.T.D.
8,236,000
8,236,000

The special revenue fund appropriation is from
the vehicle services operating account.

(b) Driver Services
32,014,000
32,725,000

This appropriation is from the driver services
operating account in the special revenue fund.

$156,000 in each year is to maintain the
automated knowledge test system, and this
amount annually is included in the base.

(c) Minnesota Licensing and Registration System
(MNLARS)
8,000,000
8,000,000

This appropriation is for operations and
maintenance of the driver and vehicle
information system known as the Minnesota
Licensing and Registration System.

$1,000,000 in the first year and $5,265,000 in
the second year are from the driver services
operating account in the special revenue fund.
$7,000,000 in the first year and $2,735,000 in
the second year are from the vehicle services
operating account in the special revenue fund.

This is a onetime appropriation.

Subd. 5.

Traffic Safety

941,000
962,000
Appropriations by Fund
2018
2019
General
470,000
470,000
Trunk Highway
471,000
492,000

The appropriation from the general fund in
each year is for maintenance of the crash
record system, and this amount annually is
included in the base.

Subd. 6.

Pipeline Safety

1,422,000
1,439,000

This appropriation is from the pipeline safety
account in the special revenue fund.

Sec. 7. TRANSPORTATION PRIORITIES FUND TRANSFERS.

$180,896,000 in fiscal year 2018 and $164,153,000 in fiscal year 2019 are transferred
from the transportation priorities fund to the commissioner of transportation for deposit in
the highway user tax distribution fund.

Sec. 8. APPROPRIATION CANCELLATION.

$1,100,000 of the appropriation for port development assistance under Laws 2015,
chapter 75, article 1, section 3, subdivision 2, paragraph (e), is canceled to the general fund
on June 30, 2017.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Sec. 9. APPROPRIATIONS BUDGET.

In the budget submission to the legislature under Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.11,
for fiscal years 2020 and 2021, the commissioner of transportation, and the commissioner
of public safety with respect to the transportation portion of the public safety budget, must
present budget narratives and proposed appropriations for each appropriation established
in sections 3 and 5.

Sec. 10. EFFECT OF APPROPRIATIONS.

If an appropriation in this act is enacted more than once in the 2017 legislative session
for the same purpose, the appropriation must be given effect only once.

Sec. 11.

Laws 2015, chapter 75, article 1, section 3, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

State Roads

(a) Operations and Maintenance
288,405,000
290,916,000

The base appropriation in fiscal year 2018 is
$292,140,000 and in fiscal year 2019 is
$301,545,000.

(b) Program Planning and Delivery
237,529,000
231,252,000

$130,000 in each year is available for
administrative costs of the targeted group
business program.

$266,000 in each year is available for grants
to metropolitan planning organizations outside
the seven-county metropolitan area.

$900,000 in each year is available for grants
for transportation studies outside the
metropolitan area to identify critical concerns,
problems, and issues. These grants are
available: (1) to regional development
commissions; (2) in regions where no regional
development commission is functioning, to
joint powers boards established under
agreement of two or more political
subdivisions in the region to exercise the
planning functions of a regional development
commission; and (3) in regions where no
regional development commission or joint
powers board is functioning, to the
department's district office for that region.

$1,000,000 in each year is available for
management of contaminated and regulated
material on property owned by the Department
of Transportation, including mitigation of
property conveyances, facility acquisition or
expansion, chemical release at maintenance
facilities, and spills on the trunk highway
system where there is no known responsible
party. If the appropriation for either year is
insufficient, the appropriation for the other
year is available for it.

$6,804,000 in the first year and $1,000,000 in
the second year are available for the purposes
stated in Minnesota Statutes, section 12A.16,
subdivision 2
.

The base appropriation for program planning
and delivery in fiscal year 2018 is
$227,004,000 and in fiscal year 2019 is
$234,331,000.

(c) State Road Construction
779,664,000
744,166,000
849,166,000

This appropriation is for the actual
construction, reconstruction, and improvement
of trunk highways, including design-build
contracts, internal department costs associated
with delivering the construction program, and
consultant usage to support these activities.
This includes the cost of actual payment to
landowners for lands acquired for highway
rights-of-way, payment to lessees, interest
subsidies, and relocation expenses.

This appropriation includes federal highway
aid.

$1,000,000 in the first year is to complete
projects using funds made available to the
commissioner of transportation under title XII
of the American Recovery and Reinvestment
Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5, and
implemented under Minnesota Statutes,
section 161.36, subdivision 7.

$10,000,000 in each year is for the
transportation economic development program
under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.12.

The commissioner may expend up to one-half
of one percent of the federal appropriations
under this paragraph as grants to opportunity
industrialization centers and other nonprofit
job training centers for job training programs
related to highway construction.

The commissioner may transfer up to
$15,000,000 each year to the transportation
revolving loan fund.

The commissioner may receive money
covering other shares of the cost of partnership
projects. These receipts are appropriated to
the commissioner for these projects.

The base appropriation for state road
construction in each of fiscal years 2018 and
2019 is $695,800,000.

(d) Highway Debt Service
197,381,000
231,199,000

$187,881,000 the first year and $221,699,000
the second year are for transfer to the state
bond fund. If this appropriation is insufficient
to make all transfers required in the year for
which it is made, the commissioner of
management and budget shall transfer the
deficiency amount under the statutory open
appropriation, and notify the chairs and
ranking minority members of the legislative
committees with jurisdiction over
transportation finance and the chairs of the
senate Committee on Finance and the house
of representatives Committee on Ways and
Means of the amount of the deficiency. Any
excess appropriation cancels to the trunk
highway fund.

(e) Statewide Radio Communications
5,358,000
5,486,000
Appropriations by Fund
2016
2017
General
35,000
3,000
Trunk Highway
5,323,000
5,483,000

$3,000 in each year is from the general fund
to equip and operate the Roosevelt signal
tower for Lake of the Woods weather
broadcasting.

$32,000 in the first year is from the general
fund for a weather transmitter in Lake of the
Woods County.

The base appropriation from the trunk
highway fund in fiscal year 2018 is $5,645,000
and in fiscal year 2019 is $5,826,000.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following submission by the
commissioner of transportation of all communications and materials, in their entirety and
without redaction, previously provided by the commissioner to any member of the legislature
following a request pursuant to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 13, related to the Department of Transportation's 2016 request to the
Legislative Advisory Commission for authorization to expend federal funds under the Fixing
America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act). The submission must be made to the
chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over
transportation finance, finance, and ways and means, and to the revisor of statutes.

ARTICLE 2

TRANSPORTATION BONDS

Section 1. BOND APPROPRIATIONS.

The sums shown in the column under "Appropriations" are appropriated from the bond
proceeds account in the trunk highway fund to the state agencies or officials indicated, to
be spent for public purposes. Appropriations of bond proceeds must be spent as authorized
by the Minnesota Constitution, articles XI and XIV. Unless otherwise specified, money
appropriated in this article for a capital program or project may be used to pay state agency
staff costs that are attributed directly to the capital program or project in accordance with
accounting policies adopted by the commissioner of management and budget.

SUMMARY
Department of Transportation
$
1,300,000,000
Department of Management and Budget
1,300,000
TOTAL
$
1,301,300,000
APPROPRIATIONS

Sec. 2. DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION

Subdivision 1.

Corridors of Commerce

$
250,000,000

This appropriation is to the commissioner of
transportation for the corridors of commerce
program under Minnesota Statutes, section
161.088.

For projects within the department's
metropolitan district, the commissioner shall
first select projects that: (1) are recommended
under Minnesota Statutes, section 161.088,
subdivision 5, paragraph (b), from previous
selection processes; (2) are on (i) U.S.
highways, or (ii) noninterstate highways
having an average annual daily traffic volume
of at least 50,000 vehicles; and (3) provide for
capacity expansion through additional general
purpose or auxiliary lanes of travel.

For projects outside of the department's
metropolitan district, the commissioner shall
first select any projects: (1) in which funds
have been previously provided under the
corridors of commerce program for
right-of-way acquisition, design, or
environmental analysis; and (2) that provide
for capacity expansion through additional
general purpose or auxiliary lanes of travel.

The commissioner may use up to 17 percent
of the amount each year for program delivery.

Subd. 2.

State Road Construction

$
1,000,000,000

This appropriation is to the commissioner of
transportation for construction, reconstruction,
and improvement of trunk highways, including
design-build contracts and use of consultants
to support these activities. This includes the
cost of actual payment to landowners for lands
acquired for highway rights-of-way, payment
to lessees, interest subsidies, and relocation
expenses.

From this appropriation, $250,000,000 is
available in each year for fiscal years 2018 to
2021.

Subd. 3.

State Road Construction

$
50,000,000

This appropriation is to the commissioner of
transportation for the purposes specified in
subdivision 2.

From this appropriation, $25,000,000 is
available in each year for fiscal years 2018
and 2019.

Subd. 4.

Cancellations

The appropriations in this section cancel as
specified under Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.642, except that the commissioner of
management and budget shall count the start
of authorization for issuance of state bonds as
the first day of the fiscal year during which
the bonds are available to be issued as
specified under subdivision 1, 2, or 3, and not
as the date of enactment of this section.

Sec. 3. BOND SALE EXPENSES

$
1,300,000

This appropriation is to the commissioner of
management and budget for bond sale
expenses under Minnesota Statutes, sections
16A.641, subdivision 8, and 167.50,
subdivision 4, and is effective through 2026.

Sec. 4. BOND SALE AUTHORIZATION.

To provide the money appropriated in this article from the bond proceeds account in the
trunk highway fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and issue bonds
of the state in amount up to $1,301,300,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the
effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 167.50 to 167.52, and by the Minnesota
Constitution, article XIV, section 11, at the times and in the amounts requested by the
commissioner of transportation. The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any
premium received from the sale of the bonds, must be deposited in the bond proceeds account
in the trunk highway fund.

Sec. 5. EFFECTIVE DATE.

This article is effective July 1, 2017.

ARTICLE 3

TRANSPORTATION POLICY AND FINANCE

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 16A.88, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Metropolitan area transit account.

(a) The metropolitan area transit account
is established within the transit assistance fund in the state treasury. All money in the account
is annually appropriated to the Metropolitan Council for the funding of transit systems
within the metropolitan area under sections 473.384, 473.386, 473.387, 473.388, and 473.405
to 473.449.

(b) From appropriations in this subdivision, the Metropolitan Council must first allocate
funds necessary for special transportation service under section 473.386.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 53C.01, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Cash sale price.

"Cash sale price" means the price at which the seller would
in good faith sell to the buyer, and the buyer would in good faith buy from the seller, the
motor vehicle which is the subject matter of the retail installment contract, if such sale were
a sale for cash, instead of a retail installment sale. The cash sale price may include any taxes,
charges for delivery, servicing, repairing, or improving the motor vehicle, including
accessories and their installation, and any other charges agreed upon between the parties.
The cash price may not include a documentary fee or document administration fee in excess
of $75 for services actually rendered to, for, or on behalf of, the retail buyer in preparing,
handling, and processing documents relating to the motor vehicle and the closing of the
retail sale
authorized under section 168.27, subdivision 31. "Documentary fee" and "document
administration fee" do not include an optional electronic transfer fee as defined under
subdivision 14.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 115A.908, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Deposit of revenue.

Revenue collected under this section shall be credited to
the environmental transportation priorities fund.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective July 1, 2020, and applies for revenues
collected on or after that date.

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 117.189, is amended to read:


117.189 PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATION EXCEPTIONS.

(a) Sections 117.031; 117.036; 117.055, subdivision 2, paragraph (b); 117.186; 117.187;
117.188; and 117.52, subdivisions 1a and 4, do not apply to the use of eminent domain
authority by public service corporations for any purpose other than construction or expansion
of:

(1) a high-voltage transmission line of 100 kilovolts or more, or ancillary substations;
or

(2) a natural gas, petroleum, or petroleum products pipeline, or ancillary compressor
stations or pumping stations. ; or

(3) a light rail transit or bus rapid transit line.

(b) For purposes of an award of appraisal fees under section 117.085, the fees awarded
may not exceed $1,500 for all types of property except for a public service corporation's
use of eminent domain for:

(1) a high-voltage transmission line, where the award may not exceed $3,000; and

(2) a light rail transit or bus rapid transit line, where the award shall be as provided in
section 117.085
.

(c) For purposes of this section, "pipeline" does not include a natural gas distribution
line transporting gas to an end user.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective retroactively from January 1, 2017.

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 160.18, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 4.

Trunk highway appeal process.

(a) Notwithstanding chapter 14 and section
14.386, the commissioner must establish a concise, expedited process that allows an owner
or occupant of a property abutting a trunk highway to appeal a denial or revocation of an
access permit. The owner or occupant must initiate an appeal no later than 30 days after the
date the commissioner issues written notice of the denial or revocation of an access permit.
The process must provide the owner or occupant and Department of Transportation staff
the opportunity to present information supporting each party's respective position. The
hearing must be conducted by an administrative law judge assigned by the chief
administrative law judge. The administrative law judge must maintain a transcript of the
hearing and keep a record of all documents and data submitted at the hearing. Within 30
days of the hearing's conclusion, the administrative law judge must transmit to the
commissioner the record of the proceedings, along with a report and recommendation based
on the record made in the informal hearing. The commissioner must make a written decision
regarding the access permit.

(b) Section 15.99 does not apply to appeals under this subdivision.

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.081, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Flexible highway account; turnback accounts.

(a) The flexible highway
account is created in the state treasury. Money in the account shall be used must be allocated
as follows
:

(1) in fiscal years 2009 and 2010, 100 percent of the excess sum, as calculated in
paragraph (i), and in fiscal years 2011 and thereafter, 50
16 percent of the excess sum, as
calculated in paragraph (i),
amount available in the flexible highway account for counties
in the metropolitan area, as defined in section 473.121, subdivision 4, but for the purposes
of the calculation cities of the first class will be excluded in the metropolitan area
distributed
proportionally based on the most recent estimate of county population excluding the
population of any city of the first class
; and

(2) of the amount available in the flexible highway account less the amount under clause
(1), as determined by the commissioner under this section for:

(i) restoration of former trunk highways that have reverted to counties or to statutory or
home rule charter cities, or for trunk highways that will be restored and subsequently turned
back by agreement between the commissioner and the local road authority;

(ii) safety improvements on county highways, municipal highways, streets, or town
roads; and

(iii) routes of regional significance.

(b) For purposes of this subdivision, "restoration" means the level of effort required to
improve the route that will be turned back to an acceptable condition as determined by
agreement made between the commissioner and the county or city before the route is turned
back.

(c) The commissioner shall review the need for funds to restore highways that have been
or will be turned back. The commissioner shall determine, on a biennial basis, the percentage
of funds in the flexible highway account to be distributed to each district, and within each
district the percentage to be used for each of the purposes specified in paragraph (a). Money
in the account may be used for safety improvements and routes of regional significance
only after money is set aside to restore the identified turnbacks. The commissioner shall
make these determinations only after meeting and holding discussions with committees
selected by the statewide associations of both county commissioners and municipal officials.
The commissioner shall, to the extent feasible, annually allocate 50 percent of the funds in
the flexible highway account to the department's metropolitan district, and 50 percent to
districts in greater Minnesota.

(d) Money that will be used for the restoration of trunk highways that have reverted or
that will revert to cities must be deposited in the municipal turnback account, which is
created in the state treasury.

(e) Money that will be used for the restoration of trunk highways that have reverted or
that will revert to counties must be deposited in the county turnback account, which is
created in the state treasury.

(f) Money that will be used for safety improvements must be deposited in the highway
safety improvement account, which is created in the state treasury to be used as grants to
statutory or home rule charter cities, towns, and counties to assist in paying the costs of
constructing or reconstructing city streets, county highways, or town roads to reduce crashes,
deaths, injuries, and property damage.

(g) Money that will be used for routes of regional significance must be deposited in the
routes of regional significance account, which is created in the state treasury, and used as
grants to statutory or home rule charter cities, towns, and counties to assist in paying the
costs of constructing or reconstructing city streets, county highways, or town roads with
statewide or regional significance that have not been fully funded through other state, federal,
or local funding sources.

(h) As part of each biennial budget submission to the legislature, the commissioner shall
describe how the money in the flexible highway account will be apportioned among the
county turnback account, the municipal turnback account, the trunk highway fund for routes
turned back to local governments by agreement, the highway safety improvement account,
and the routes of regional significance account.

(i) The excess sum is calculated as the sum of revenue within the flexible highway
account:

(1) attributed to that portion of the gasoline excise tax rate under section 296A.07,
subdivision 3
, in excess of 20 cents per gallon, and to that portion of the excise tax rates in
excess of the energy equivalent of a gasoline excise tax rate of 20 cents per gallon for E85
and M85 under section 296A.07, subdivision 3, and special fuel under section 296A.08,
subdivision 2
;

(2) attributed to a change in the passenger vehicle registration tax under section 168.013,
imposed on or after July 1, 2008, that exceeds (i) the amount collected in fiscal year 2008,
multiplied by (ii) the annual average United States Consumer Price Index for the calendar
year previous to the current calendar year, divided by the annual average United States
Consumer Price Index for calendar year 2007; and

(3) attributed to that portion of the motor vehicle sales tax revenue in excess of the
percentage allocated to the flexible highway account in fiscal year 2007.

(j) For purposes of this subdivision, the United States Consumer Price Index identified
in paragraph (i), clause (2), is for all urban consumers, United States city average, as
determined by the United States Department of Labor.

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.088, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Project eligibility.

(a) The commissioner shall must establish eligibility
requirements for projects that can be funded under the program. Eligibility must include:

(1) consistency with the statewide multimodal transportation plan under section 174.03;

(2) location of the project on an interregional corridor, for a project located outside of
the Department of Transportation metropolitan district;

(3) placement into at least one project classification under subdivision 3;

(4) a maximum requirement that project construction work is able to commence within
three years, or a longer
length of time, as determined by the commissioner, until
commencement of construction work on the project
; and

(5) for each type of project classification under subdivision 3, a maximum allowable
amount for the total project cost estimate, as determined by the commissioner with available
data.

(b) A project whose construction is programmed in the state transportation improvement
program is not eligible for funding under the program. This paragraph does not apply to a
project that is programmed as result of selection under this section.

(c) A project may be, but is not required to be, identified in the 20-year state highway
capital investment plan under section 174.03.

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.088, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Project selection process; criteria.

(a) The commissioner shall must establish
a process for identification, evaluation, and selection of to identify, evaluate, and select
projects under the program.

(b) As part of the project selection process, the commissioner shall must annually accept
recommendations on candidate projects from area transportation partnerships and other
interested stakeholders in each Department of Transportation district. For each candidate
project identified under this paragraph, the commissioner shall must determine eligibility,
classify, and if appropriate eligible, evaluate the project for the program.

(c) Project evaluation and prioritization must be performed on the basis of objective
criteria, which must include:

(1) a return on investment measure that provides for comparison across eligible projects;

(2) measurable impacts on commerce and economic competitiveness;

(3) efficiency in the movement of freight, including but not limited to which may include:

(i) measures of annual average daily traffic and commercial vehicle miles traveled, which
may include data near the project location on that trunk highway or on connecting trunk
and local highways; and

(ii) measures of congestion or travel time reliability, which may be within or near the
project limits, or both;

(4) improvements to traffic safety;

(5) connections to regional trade centers, local highway systems, and other transportation
modes;

(6) the extent to which the project addresses multiple transportation system policy
objectives and principles; and

(7) support and consensus for the project among members of the surrounding community.

(d) As part of the project selection process, the commissioner may divide funding to be
separately available among projects within each classification under subdivision 3, and may
apply separate or modified criteria among those projects falling within each classification.

Sec. 9.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.088, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Legislative report; evaluation.

(a) Starting in 2014, Annually by November
1, the commissioner shall electronically submit a report on the corridors of commerce
program to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees with
jurisdiction over transportation policy and finance. At a minimum, the report must include:

(1) a summary of the program, including a review of the :

(i) project selection process details that address program design and implementation,
decision-making procedures
, and eligibility and criteria, evaluation; and

(ii) all criteria including any established by the commissioner, criteria measurement
methodologies, and any criteria weighting or ranking used in project selection;

(2) a summary of program finance, including funds expended in the previous selection
cycle, any future operating costs assigned under subdivision 6, and total funds expended
since program inception;

(2) (3) a listing list of projects funded under the program in the previous selection cycle,
including:

(i) project classification;

(ii) a breakdown of project costs and funding sources; and

(iii) any future operating costs assigned under subdivision 6; and

(iv) a brief project description that is comprehensible to a lay audience;

(3) (4) a listing comprehensive list of evaluated projects and candidate project
recommendations as required under subdivision 5, paragraph (b), including that identifies
for each
project: eligibility, classification, evaluation results for each criterion, ranking if
applicable,
and disposition in the selection process; and

(4) (5) any recommendations for changes to statutory requirements of the program.

(b) Starting in 2016, and in every even-numbered year thereafter In every third year
following a year in which project selection is completed, but not more frequently than every
other year
, the commissioner shall must incorporate into the report the results of an
independent evaluation of impacts and effectiveness of the program. The evaluation must
be performed by agency staff or a consultant. The individual or individuals performing the
evaluation must have experience in program evaluation, but must not be regularly involved
in the program's implementation.

(c) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), a report is not required in a year in which:

(1) no project selection was completed during the preceding 12 months; and

(2) an evaluation under paragraph (b) is not due.

Sec. 10.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.115, subdivision 190, is amended to read:


Subd. 190.

Route No. 259.

Beginning at a point on Statutory Route No. 100, at or near
Henderson; thence extending in a general southeasterly direction to a point on Statutory
Route No. 123,
at or near Le Sueur.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day after the commissioner of
transportation receives a copy of the agreement between the commissioner of transportation
and the governing body of Le Sueur County to transfer jurisdiction of Legislative Route
No. 123 and after the commissioner notifies the revisor of statutes under section 120,
paragraph (b).

Sec. 11.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.14, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 83.

Chip A. Imker Memorial Highway.

That segment of marked Trunk Highway
65 from Isanti County State-Aid Highway 19, known as 305th Avenue NE, to the northerly
limit of Cambridge Township is designated as "Chip A. Imker Memorial Highway." Subject
to section 161.139, the commissioner shall adopt a suitable design to mark this highway
and erect appropriate signs.

Sec. 12.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.14, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 84.

Medal of Honor Recipient Kenneth L. Olson Highway.

That segment of
marked Trunk Highway 23 within the city of Paynesville and the town of Paynesville is
designated as "Medal of Honor Recipient Kenneth L. Olson Highway." Subject to section
161.139, the commissioner shall adopt a suitable design to mark this highway and erect
appropriate signs.

Sec. 13.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.14, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 85.

Corporal Benjamin S. Kopp Bridge.

The bridge on Dakota County State-Aid
Highway 46, known as Brandel Drive within the city of Coates, over marked U.S. Highway
52 is designated as "Corporal Benjamin S. Kopp Bridge." Subject to section 161.139, the
commissioner shall adopt a suitable design to mark this highway and erect appropriate signs.

Sec. 14.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.321, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Rules; eligibility.

(a) The rules adopted by the commissioner of administration
to define small businesses and to set time and other eligibility requirements for participation
in programs under sections 16C.16 to 16C.19 apply to this section. The commissioner may
promulgate other rules necessary to carry out this section.

(b) In addition to other eligibility requirements, a small targeted group business or
veteran-owned small business is eligible for the bid preferences under this section only for
eight years following the latest of:

(1) May 1, 2012;

(2) for a targeted group business, the date of initial certification by the commissioner of
administration, as provided under section 16C.19;

(3) for a veteran-owned small business, the date of initial certification by the United
States Department of Veterans Affairs, as provided under section 16C.19, paragraph (d);
or

(4) for a veteran-owned small business, the release or discharge of any one of the owners
from military active service, as defined in section 190.05, subdivision 5, lasting for a period
of 179 days or longer.

Sec. 15.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.38, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 8.

Spending on trunk highway system.

The commissioner must maintain
information on expenditures by local road authorities from local funding sources for trunk
highway system projects.

Sec. 16.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.44, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Conveyance to highest bidder in certain cases.

If the larger tract has been
platted into lots or divided into smaller tracts and the commissioner elects to proceed under
this subdivision, or if the lands constituted an entire tract and the person from whom the
lands were acquired and the person's spouse are deceased, or if the offers as provided for
are not accepted and the amount of money not tendered within the time prescribed, the lands
may be sold and conveyed to the owner of the land abutting upon the lands in the same
manner and under the same terms provided under subdivision 2, or the commissioner may
sell the lands to the
highest responsible bidder upon three weeks' published notice of such
sale in a newspaper or other periodical of general circulation in the general area where the
lands are located. All bids may be rejected and new bids received upon like advertisement.

Sec. 17.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.44, subdivision 6a, is amended to read:


Subd. 6a.

Services of licensed real estate broker.

If the lands remain unsold after being
offered for sale to the highest bidder
are withdrawn from sale under subdivision 6b, the
commissioner may retain the services of a licensed real estate broker to find a buyer. The
sale price may be negotiated by the broker, but must not be less than 90 percent of the
appraised market value as determined by the commissioner. The broker's fee must be
established by prior agreement between the commissioner and the broker, and must not
exceed ten percent of the sale price for sales of $10,000 or more. The broker's fee must be
paid to the broker from the proceeds of the sale.

Sec. 18.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.44, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 6b.

Unsold lands.

If lands remain unsold after being offered for sale to the highest
bidder, the commissioner may offer the remaining lands to any person who agrees to pay
the minimum bid established for the public sale. The sale must continue until all eligible
lands have been sold or the commissioner withdraws the remaining lands from sale. The
lands to be sold must be listed on the department's Unsold Property Inventory list.

Sec. 19.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 162.145, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Small cities assistance account.

A small cities assistance account is created
in the special revenue transportation priorities fund. The account consists of funds as provided
by law, and any other money donated, allotted, transferred, or otherwise provided to the
account. Money in the account may only be expended as provided under this section.

Sec. 20.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 168.021, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Disability plates; application.

(a) When a motor vehicle registered under
section 168.017, a motorcycle, a motorized bicycle, a one-ton pickup truck, or a self-propelled
recreational vehicle is owned or primarily operated by a permanently physically disabled
person or a custodial parent or guardian of a permanently physically disabled minor person,
the owner may apply for and secure from the commissioner (1) immediately, a temporary
permit valid for 30 days if the applicant is eligible for the disability plates issued under this
section and (2) two disability plates with attached emblems, one plate to be attached to the
front, and one to the rear of the motor vehicle, truck, or recreational vehicle, or, in the case
of a motorcycle or a motorized bicycle, one disability plate the same size as a regular
motorcycle plate.

(b) The commissioner shall not issue more than one plate to the owner of a motorcycle
or a motorized bicycle and not more than one set of plates to any owner of another vehicle
described in paragraph (a) at the same time unless the state Council on Disability approves
the issuance of a second plate or set of plates to an owner.

(c) When the owner first applies for the disability plate or plates, the owner must submit
a medical statement in a format approved by the commissioner under section 169.345, or
proof of physical disability provided for in that section.

(d) No medical statement or proof of disability is required when an owner applies for a
plate or plates for one or more vehicles listed in paragraph (a) that are specially modified
for and used exclusively by permanently physically disabled persons.

(e) The owner of a vehicle listed in paragraph (a) may apply for and secure (i)
immediately, a permit valid for 30 days, if the applicant is eligible to receive the disability
plate or plates issued under this section, and (ii) a disability plate or plates for the vehicle
if:

(1) the owner employs a permanently physically disabled person who would qualify for
the disability plate or plates under this section; and

(2) the owner furnishes the motor vehicle to the physically disabled person for the
exclusive use of that person in the course of employment.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective January 1, 2018.

Sec. 21.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 168.021, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Plate design; furnished by commissioner.

The commissioner shall design
and furnish two disability plates, or one disability plate for a motorcycle or a motorized
bicycle
that is the same size as a regular motorcycle plate, with attached emblem or emblems
to an eligible owner. The emblem must bear the internationally accepted wheelchair symbol,
as designated in section 326B.106, subdivision 9, approximately three inches square. The
emblem must be large enough to be visible plainly from a distance of 50 feet. An applicant
eligible for a disability plate or plates shall pay the motor vehicle registration fee authorized
by sections 168.013 and 168.09.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective January 1, 2018.

Sec. 22.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 168.021, subdivision 2a, is amended to read:


Subd. 2a.

Plate transfer.

(a) When ownership of a vehicle described in subdivision 1,
is transferred, the owner of the vehicle shall remove the disability plate or plates. The buyer
of the motor vehicle is entitled to receive a regular plate or plates for the vehicle without
further cost for the remainder of the registration period.

(b) Notwithstanding section 168.12, subdivision 1, the disability plate or plates may be
transferred to a replacement vehicle on notification to the commissioner. However, the
disability plate or plates may not be transferred unless the replacement vehicle (1) is listed
under section 168.012, subdivision 1, and, in case of a single plate for a motorcycle or a
motorized bicycle
, the replacement vehicle is a motorcycle or a motorized bicycle, and (2)
is owned or primarily operated by the permanently physically disabled person.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective January 1, 2018.

Sec. 23.

[168.1256] SPECIAL RETIRED LAW ENFORCEMENT PLATES.

Subdivision 1.

Issuance of plates.

The commissioner shall issue special retired law
enforcement license plates or a single motorcycle plate to an applicant who:

(1) is a registered owner of a passenger automobile, noncommercial one-ton pickup
truck, motorcycle, or recreational vehicle;

(2) is a retired peace officer as defined in section 626.84, subdivision 1, paragraph (c)
or (d);

(3) provides a letter from the chief law enforcement officer affirming that the applicant
is a retired peace officer who served ten or more years and separated in good standing;

(4) pays a fee of $10 for each set of plates, along with any other fees required by this
chapter;

(5) pays the registration tax as required under section 168.013; and

(6) complies with this chapter and rules governing registration of motor vehicles and
licensing of drivers.

Subd. 2.

Design.

The commissioner shall design an emblem and inscription for the
special plates, in consultation with interested law enforcement agencies and organizations.

Subd. 3.

Plates transfer.

On application to the commissioner and payment of a transfer
fee of $5, special plates issued under this section may be transferred to another motor vehicle
if the subsequent vehicle is:

(1) qualified under subdivision 1, clause (1), to bear the special plates; and

(2) registered to the same individual to whom the special plates were originally issued.

Subd. 4.

Exemption.

Special plates issued under this section are not subject to section
168.1293, subdivision 2.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective January 1, 2018, for special retired law
enforcement plates issued on or after that date.

Sec. 24.

[168.1257] SPECIAL LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL PLATES.

Subdivision 1.

Issuance of plates.

The commissioner shall issue special law enforcement
memorial license plates or a single motorcycle plate to an applicant who:

(1) is a registered owner of a passenger automobile, noncommercial one-ton pickup
truck, motorcycle, or recreational vehicle;

(2) pays an additional fee of $10 for each set of plates;

(3) pays the registration tax as required under section 168.013, along with any other fees
required by this chapter;

(4) contributes $25 upon initial application and a minimum of $5 annually to the
Minnesota law enforcement memorial account; and

(5) complies with this chapter and rules governing registration of motor vehicles and
licensing of drivers.

Subd. 2.

Design.

The commissioner shall adopt a suitable design for the plate that must
include a black line with a blue line of equal proportion above and below the black line,
representing the thin blue line.

Subd. 3.

Plates transfer.

On application to the commissioner and payment of a transfer
fee of $5, special plates may be transferred to another motor vehicle if the subsequent vehicle
is:

(1) qualified under subdivision (1), clause (1), to bear the special plates; and

(2) registered to the same individual to whom the special plates were originally issued.

Subd. 4.

Exemption.

Special plates issued under this section are not subject to section
168.1293, subdivision 2.

Subd. 5.

Fees.

Fees collected under subdivision 1, clauses (2) and (3), and subdivision
3 are credited to the vehicle services operating account in the special revenue fund.

Subd. 6.

Contributions; memorial account; appropriation.

Contributions collected
under subdivision 1, clause (4), must be deposited in the Minnesota law enforcement
memorial account, which is established in the special revenue fund. Money in the account
is appropriated to the commissioner of public safety. This appropriation is first for the annual
cost of administering the account funds, and the remaining funds are for distribution to the
Minnesota Law Enforcement Memorial Association, to be used to further the mission of
the association in assisting the families and home agencies of Minnesota law enforcement
officers who have died in the line of duty.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective January 1, 2018, for special law
enforcement memorial plates issued on or after that date.

Sec. 25.

[168.1294] SPECIAL "START SEEING MOTORCYCLES" PLATES.

Subdivision 1.

Issuance of plates.

The commissioner shall issue special "Start Seeing
Motorcycles" license plates or a single motorcycle plate to an applicant who:

(1) is a registered owner of a passenger automobile, noncommercial one-ton pickup
truck, motorcycle, or recreational vehicle;

(2) pays a fee of $10 for each set of plates;

(3) pays the registration tax as required under section 168.013, along with any other fees
required by this chapter;

(4) contributes a minimum of $10 annually to the motorcycle safety fund, created under
section 171.06, subdivision 2a, paragraph (a), clause (1); and

(5) complies with this chapter and rules governing registration of motor vehicles and
licensing of drivers.

Subd. 2.

Design.

The representatives of American Bikers for Awareness, Training, and
Education of Minnesota shall design the special plate to contain the inscription "Start Seeing
Motorcycles" between the bolt holes on the bottom of the plate with a design area on the
left side of the plate, subject to the approval of the commissioner.

Subd. 3.

Plates transfer.

On application to the commissioner and payment of a transfer
fee of $5, special plates issued under this section may be transferred to another motor vehicle
if the subsequent vehicle is:

(1) qualified under subdivision 1, clause (1), to bear the special plates; and

(2) registered to the same individual to whom the special plates were originally issued.

Subd. 4.

Exemption.

Special plates issued under this section are not subject to section
168.1293, subdivision 2.

Subd. 5.

Fees.

Fees collected under subdivision 1, clause (2), and subdivision 3 are
credited to the vehicle services operating account in the special revenue fund.

Subd. 6.

No refund.

Contributions made under this section must not be refunded.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective January 1, 2018, for special "Start Seeing
Motorcycles" plates issued on or after that date.

Sec. 26.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 168.27, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 31.

Documentary fee.

A motor vehicle dealer may not charge a documentary fee
or document administration fee in excess of $150 for services actually rendered to, for, or
on behalf of the retail buyer or lessee to prepare, handle, and process documents for the
closing of a motor vehicle retail sale or lease. The fee must be separately stated on the sales
agreement maintained under Minnesota Rules, part 7400.5200, and may be excluded from
the dealer's advertised price. "Documentary fee" and "document administration fee" do not
include an optional electronic transfer fee as defined under section 53C.01, subdivision 14.

Sec. 27.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 168.33, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Deputy registrars.

(a) The commissioner may appoint, and for cause
discontinue, a deputy registrar for any statutory or home rule charter city as the public
interest and convenience may require, without regard to whether the county auditor of the
county in which the city is situated has been appointed as the deputy registrar for the county
or has been discontinued as the deputy registrar for the county, and without regard to whether
the county in which the city is situated has established a county license bureau that issues
motor vehicle licenses as provided in section 373.32.

(b) The commissioner may appoint, and for cause discontinue, a deputy registrar for any
statutory or home rule charter city as the public interest and convenience may require, if
the auditor for the county in which the city is situated chooses not to accept appointment
as the deputy registrar for the county or is discontinued as a deputy registrar, or if the county
in which the city is situated has not established a county license bureau that issues motor
vehicle licenses as provided in section 373.32.

(c) The commissioner may appoint, and for cause discontinue, the county auditor of
each county as a deputy registrar.

(d) Despite any other provision, a person other than a county auditor or a director of a
county license bureau, who was appointed by the registrar before August 1, 1976, as a
deputy registrar for any statutory or home rule charter city, may continue to serve as deputy
registrar and may be discontinued for cause only by the commissioner. The county auditor
who appointed the deputy registrars is responsible for the acts of deputy registrars appointed
by the auditor.

(e) Each deputy, before entering upon the discharge of duties, shall take and subscribe
an oath to faithfully discharge the duties and to uphold the laws of the state.

(f) If a deputy registrar appointed under this subdivision is not an officer or employee
of a county or statutory or home rule charter city, the deputy shall in addition give bond to
the state in the sum of $10,000, or a larger sum as may be required by the commissioner,
conditioned upon the faithful discharge of duties as deputy registrar.

(g) A corporation governed by chapter 302A or 317A may be appointed a deputy registrar.
Upon application by an individual serving as a deputy registrar and the giving of the requisite
bond as provided in this subdivision, personally assured by the individual or another
individual approved by the commissioner, a corporation named in an application then
becomes the duly appointed and qualified successor to the deputy registrar.

(h) Each deputy registrar appointed under this subdivision shall keep and maintain office
locations approved by the commissioner for the registration of vehicles and the collection
of taxes and fees on vehicles.

(i) The deputy registrar shall keep records and make reports to the commissioner as the
commissioner requires. The records must be maintained at the offices of the deputy registrar.
in a manner that complies with sections 13.05, subdivision 5, and 13.055. As an alternative
to paper copy storage, a deputy registrar may retain records and documents in a secure
electronic medium that complies with the security requirements under the United States
Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services Division, Policy 5.4
or any successor policy, provided 60 days have elapsed since the transaction and subject to
standards established by the commissioner. The deputy registrar is responsible for all costs
associated with the conversion to electronic records and maintenance of the electronic
storage medium, including the destruction of existing paper records after conversion to the
electronic format. All queries and responses in the secure electronic medium, and all actions
in which data are entered, updated, accessed, or shared or disseminated by the deputy
registrar must be contained in a data audit trail. Data contained in the audit trail are public
to the extent the data are not otherwise classified under this section.
The records and offices
of the deputy registrar must at all times be open to the inspection of the commissioner or
the commissioner's agents. The deputy registrar shall report to the commissioner by the
next working day following receipt all registrations made and taxes and fees collected by
the deputy registrar.

(j) The filing fee imposed under subdivision 7 must be deposited in the treasury of the
place for which appointed or, if not a public official, a deputy shall retain the filing fee, but
the registration tax and any additional fees for delayed registration the deputy registrar has
collected the deputy registrar shall deposit by the next working day following receipt in an
approved state depository to the credit of the state through the commissioner of management
and budget. The place for which the deputy registrar is appointed through its governing
body must provide the deputy registrar with facilities and personnel to carry out the duties
imposed by this subdivision if the deputy is a public official. In all other cases, the deputy
shall maintain a suitable facility for serving the public.

Sec. 28.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 168A.09, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Application, issuance, form, bond, and notice.

(a) In the event a
certificate of title is lost, stolen, mutilated, or destroyed, or becomes illegible, the owner or
legal representative of the owner named in the certificate may make submit an application
to the department or a deputy registrar for a duplicate in a format prescribed by the
department. The department shall or deputy registrar must issue a duplicate certificate of
title if satisfied that the applicant is entitled thereto to the duplicate certificate of title. The
duplicate certificate of title shall must be plainly marked as a duplicate and mailed or
delivered to the owner. The department shall or deputy registrar must indicate in its the
driver and vehicle information system
records that a duplicate certificate of title has been
issued. As a condition to issuing a duplicate certificate of title, the department may require
a bond from the applicant in the manner and format prescribed in section 168A.07,
subdivision 1
, clause (2). The duplicate certificate of title shall contain the legend: "This
duplicate certificate of title may be subject to the rights of a person under the original
certificate."

(b) On and after the effective date of this section, the commissioner must allow duplicate
certificate of title issuance by a deputy registrar subject to procedures established by the
commissioner.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective August 1, 2018.

Sec. 29.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.011, subdivision 34, is amended to read:


Subd. 34.

Head Start bus.

(a) "Head Start bus" means a motor vehicle used to transport
children and parents to or from a Head Start facility, or to or from Head Start-related
activities, by the Head Start grantee, or by someone under an agreement with the Head Start
grantee. A Head Start bus does not include a motor vehicle transporting children or parents
to or from a Head Start facility for which parents or guardians receive direct compensation
from a Head Start grantee, a motor coach operating under charter carrier authority, or a
transit bus providing services as defined in section 174.22, subdivision 7. A Head Start bus
may be a type A, B, C, or D bus or type III vehicle, as described in subdivision 71.

(b) A Head Start bus manufactured after December 31, 1994, must meet the same
standards as a type A, B, C, or D school bus, except that a Head Start bus is not required to
be equipped with the warning signals required for a school bus under section 169.442,
subdivision 1
. A Head Start bus that is not equipped as a school bus must be painted colors
other than national school bus yellow.

Sec. 30.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.18, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Driving left of roadway center; exception.

(a) No vehicle shall be driven to
the left side of the center of the roadway in overtaking and passing another vehicle proceeding
in the same direction unless such left side is clearly visible and is free of oncoming traffic
for a sufficient distance ahead to permit such overtaking and passing to be completely made
without interfering with the safe operation of any vehicle approaching from the opposite
direction or any vehicle overtaken. In every event the overtaking vehicle must return to the
right-hand side of the roadway before coming within 100 feet of any vehicle approaching
from the opposite direction.

(b) Except on a one-way roadway, no vehicle shall, in overtaking and passing another
vehicle or at any other time, be driven to the left half of the roadway under the following
conditions:

(1) when approaching the crest of a grade or upon a curve in the highway where the
driver's view along the highway is obstructed within a distance of 700 feet;

(2) when approaching within 100 feet of any underpass or tunnel, railroad grade crossing,
intersection within a city, or intersection outside of a city if the presence of the intersection
is marked by warning signs; or

(3) where official signs are in place prohibiting passing, or a distinctive centerline is
marked, which distinctive line also so prohibits passing, as declared in the Manual on
Uniform Traffic Control Devices adopted by the commissioner.

(c) Notwithstanding paragraph (b), clause (3), a motor vehicle may be driven to the left
side of the roadway to safely overtake a bicycle under the following circumstances:

(1) the bicycle is proceeding in the same direction as the motor vehicle;

(2) the driver of the motor vehicle either (i) provides a safe clearance distance, in no
case less than the greater of three feet or one-half the width of the motor vehicle, or (ii)
completely enters the left lane of the highway;

(3) the operator of the bicycle is not (i) making a left turn, or (ii) signaling that the bicycle
operator intends to make a left turn; and

(4) the driver of the motor vehicle complies with all other applicable requirements under
this section.

Sec. 31.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.18, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Laned highway.

When any roadway has been divided into two or more clearly
marked lanes for traffic, the following rules, in addition to all others consistent herewith,
shall apply:

(a) A vehicle shall be driven as nearly as practicable entirely within a single lane and
shall not be moved from such lane until the driver has first ascertained that such movement
can be made with safety.

(b) Upon a roadway which is not a one-way roadway and which is divided into three
lanes, a vehicle shall not be driven in the center lane except when overtaking and passing
another vehicle where the roadway is clearly visible and such center lane is clear of traffic
within a safe distance, or in preparation for a left turn or where such center lane is at the
time allocated exclusively to traffic moving in the direction the vehicle is proceeding, and
is signposted to give notice of such allocation. The left lane of a three-lane roadway which
is not a one-way roadway shall not be used for overtaking and passing another vehicle.

(c) Official signs may be erected directing slow-moving traffic to use a designated lane
or allocating specified lanes to traffic moving in the same direction, and drivers of vehicles
shall obey the directions of every such sign.

(d) Whenever a bicycle lane has been established on a roadway, any person operating
a motor vehicle on such roadway shall not drive in the bicycle lane except to perform parking
maneuvers in order to park where parking is permitted, to enter or leave the highway, or to
prepare for a turn as provided in section 169.19, subdivision 1 , or to stop a school bus for
the purpose of receiving or discharging any person provided the school bus is equipped and
identified as provided in sections 169.441 and 169.442, subdivision 1, and the flashing red
signals are activated and stop-signal arm is extended
.

Sec. 32.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.345, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Scope of privilege.

(a) A vehicle described in section 168.021, subdivision
1, paragraph (a), that prominently displays the certificate authorized by this section or that
bears the disability plate or plates issued under section 168.021 may be parked by or solely
for the benefit of a physically disabled person:

(1) in a designated parking space for disabled persons, as provided in section 169.346;

(2) in a metered parking space without obligation to pay the meter fee and without time
restrictions unless time restrictions are separately posted on official signs; and

(3) without time restrictions in a nonmetered space where parking is otherwise allowed
for passenger vehicles but restricted to a maximum period of time and that does not
specifically prohibit the exercise of disabled parking privileges in that space.

A person may park the vehicle for a physically disabled person in a parking space described
in clause (1) or (2) only when actually transporting the physically disabled person for the
sole benefit of that person and when the parking space is within a reasonable distance from
the drop-off point.

(b) For purposes of this subdivision, a certificate is prominently displayed if it is displayed
so that it may be viewed from the front and rear of the motor vehicle by hanging it from the
rearview mirror attached to the front windshield of the motor vehicle or, in the case of a
motorcycle or a motorized bicycle, is secured to the vehicle. If there is no rearview mirror
or if the certificate holder's disability precludes placing the certificate on the mirror, the
certificate must be displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle. No part of the certificate may
be obscured.

(c) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), clauses (1), (2), and (3), this section does not permit
parking in areas prohibited by sections 169.32 and 169.34, in designated no parking spaces,
or in parking spaces reserved for specified purposes or vehicles. A local governmental unit
may, by ordinance, prohibit parking on any street or highway to create a fire lane, or to
accommodate heavy traffic during morning and afternoon rush hours and these ordinances
also apply to physically disabled persons.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective January 1, 2018.

Sec. 33.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.345, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Identifying certificate.

(a) The commissioner shall issue (1) immediately, a
permit valid for 30 days if the person is eligible for the certificate issued under this section
and (2) an identifying certificate for a vehicle described in section 168.021, subdivision 1,
paragraph (a), when a physically disabled applicant submits proof of physical disability
under subdivision 2a. The commissioner shall design separate certificates for persons with
permanent and temporary disabilities that can be readily distinguished from each other from
outside a vehicle at a distance of 25 feet or, in the case of a motorcycle or a motorized
bicycle
, can be readily secured to the motorcycle or motorized bicycle. An applicant may
be issued up to two certificates if the applicant has not been issued disability plates under
section 168.021.

(b) The operator of a vehicle displaying a certificate has the parking privileges provided
in subdivision 1 only while the vehicle is actually parked while transporting a physically
disabled person.

(c) The commissioner shall cancel all certificates issued to an applicant who fails to
comply with the requirements of this subdivision.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective January 1, 2018.

Sec. 34.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.442, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

White strobe lamps on certain buses transporting children.

(a)
Notwithstanding section 169.55, subdivision 1, or 169.57, subdivision 3, paragraph (b), or
other law to the contrary, a school bus that is subject to and complies with the equipment
requirements of subdivision 1 and section 169.441, subdivision 1, or a Head Start bus that
is not a type III vehicle defined in section 169.011, subdivision 71
, may be equipped with
a flashing strobe lamp. The lamp may be used only as provided in this subdivision.

(b) The lamp must be permanently mounted on the longitudinal centerline of the bus
roof not less than two feet forward of the rear roof edge.

(c) The strobe lamp may be lighted only when atmospheric conditions or terrain restrict
the visibility of school bus lamps and signals or Head Start bus lamps and signals so as to
require use of the bright strobe lamp to alert motorists to the presence of the school bus or
Head Start bus. A strobe lamp may not be lighted unless the school bus or Head Start bus
is actually being used as a school bus or Head Start bus.

Sec. 35.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.443, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Use of stop-signal arm.

(a) The stop-signal arm system of a school bus must
be used in conjunction with the flashing red signals only when the school bus is stopped on
a street or highway to load or unload school children.

(b) A local authority, including the governing body of an Indian tribe, may by ordinance
require that a school bus activate the stop-signal arm system and flashing red signals while
stopped to unload school children at a location other than a location on a street or highway.
The ordinance must designate each location where the requirement is imposed. The
requirement is effective only if the local authority has erected signs at or near the location
to provide adequate notice that other vehicles are required to obey section 169.444,
subdivision 1
, when those signals are activated.

(c) A school bus driver is prohibited from loading or unloading passengers in a designated
right-turn lane or in a lane immediately adjacent to a designated right-turn lane unless:

(1) a school bus stop designated by the district transportation safety director is located
in the right-turn lane;

(2) the driver stops the bus at the extreme right side of the right-turn lane; and

(3) the driver activates the prewarning flashing amber signals, flashing red signals, and
stop-signal arm, unless the school board or its designee, based on safety considerations, has
directed the driver not to do so in writing.

Sec. 36.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.444, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Violations by drivers; penalties.

(a) A person who fails to stop a vehicle or
to keep it stopped, as required in subdivision 1, or who violates subdivision 1a, is guilty of
a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than $300 $500.

(b) A person is guilty of a gross misdemeanor if the person fails to stop a motor vehicle
or to keep it stopped, as required in subdivision 1, or who violates subdivision 1a, and
commits either or both of the following acts:

(1) passes or attempts to pass the school bus in a motor vehicle on the right-hand,
passenger-door side of the bus; or

(2) passes or attempts to pass the school bus in a motor vehicle when a school child is
outside of and on the street or highway used by the school bus or on the adjacent sidewalk.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective August 1, 2017, and applies to violations
committed on and after that date.

Sec. 37.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.449, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Rules.

The commissioner of public safety shall adopt rules governing
the operation of school buses used for transportation of school children, when owned or
operated by a school or privately owned and operated under a contract with a school, and
these rules must be made a part of that contract by reference
. Each school, its officers and
employees, and each person employed under the contract is subject to these rules.

Sec. 38.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.4501, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

National standards adopted.

Except as provided in sections 169.4502
and 169.4503, the construction, design, equipment, and color of types A, B, C, D school
buses and multifunction school activity buses used for the transportation of school children
shall meet the requirements of the "bus body and chassis specifications" in the 2010 2015
edition of the "National School Transportation Specifications and Procedures" adopted by
the National Congress on School Transportation. Except as provided in section 169.4504,
the construction, design, and equipment of types A, B, C, D school buses and multifunction
school activity buses used for the transportation of students with disabilities also shall meet
the requirements of the "specially equipped school bus specifications" in the 2010 2015
National School Transportation Specifications and Procedures. The "bus body and chassis
specifications" and "specially equipped school bus specifications" sections of the 2010 2015
edition of the "National School Transportation Specifications and Procedures," adopted by
the Fifteenth Sixteenth National Congress on School Transportation, are incorporated by
reference in this chapter.

Sec. 39.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.4501, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Applicability.

(a) The standards adopted in this section and sections 169.4502
and 169.4503, govern the construction, design, equipment, and color of school buses used
for the transportation of school children, when owned or leased and operated by a school
or privately owned or leased and operated under a contract with a school. Each school, its
officers and employees, and each person employed under the contract is subject to these
standards.

(b) The standards apply to school buses manufactured after December 31, 2012 2017.
Buses complying with the standards when manufactured need not comply with standards
established later except as specifically provided for by law.

(c) A school bus manufactured on or before December 31, 2012 2017, must conform to
the Minnesota standards in effect on the date the vehicle was manufactured except as
specifically provided for in law.

(d) A new bus body may be remounted on a used chassis provided that the remounted
vehicle meets state and federal standards for new buses which are current at the time of the
remounting. Permission must be obtained from the commissioner of public safety before
the remounting is done. A used bus body may not be remounted on a new or used chassis.

Sec. 40.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.4503, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Certification.

Upon request, a body manufacturer, or school bus dealer, or
certified Minnesota commercial vehicle inspector who is also an employee of an organization
purchasing a school bus shall
must provide preliminary certification to the Department of
Public Safety that the product meets Minnesota standards. Final certification will be granted
within 30 days upon reinspection by the Department of Public Safety.

Sec. 41.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.4503, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Floor construction.

The metal floor shall must be covered with plywood. The
plywood shall must be at least 19/32 five-ply nominal five-eighths inches thick, and must
equal or exceed properties of exterior-type softwood plywood, grade C-D, as specified in
product the standard PSI-I83 issued by the United States Department of Commerce. All of
the plywood's exposed edges must be sealed. Type A-I buses must be equipped with nominal
one-half inch thick plywood or an equivalent material that meets the requirements of this
subdivision. Equivalent material may be used to replace plywood, provided it has insulation
R value, deterioration, sound abatement, and moisture resistance properties that are equal
to or exceed the properties of the plywood it is replacing.
The floor shall must be level from
front to back, and side to side, except in wheel housing, toe board, and driver's seat platform
areas.

Sec. 42.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.4503, subdivision 14, is amended to read:


Subd. 14.

Insulation.

(a) Thermal insulation is required. It shall be fire-resistant, UL
approved, with minimum R-value of 5.5. Insulation shall be installed so as to prevent
sagging.

(b) Floor insulation is required. It shall be five-ply nominal five-eighths-inch-thick
plywood, and shall equal or exceed properties of the exterior-type softwood plywood, C-D
Grade, as specified in the standard issued by United States Department of Commerce. All
exposed edges on plywood shall be sealed. Type A-I buses shall be equipped with nominal
one-half-inch-thick plywood or equivalent material meeting the above requirements.
Equivalent material may be used to replace plywood, provided it has an equal or greater
insulation R value, deterioration, sound abatement, and moisture resistance properties.

Sec. 43.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.4503, subdivision 23, is amended to read:


Subd. 23.

Windows.

(a) Windshield, entrance, and rear emergency exit doors must be
of approved safety glass. Laminated or tempered glass (AS-2 or AS-3) is permitted in all
other windows. All glass shall be federally approved and marked as provided in section
169.74. The windshield may be of uniform tint throughout or may have a horizontal gradient
band starting slightly above the line of vision and gradually decreasing in light transmission
to 20 percent or less at the top of the windshield.

(b) The use of tinted glass, as approved by section 169.71, is permitted on side windows
and rear windows except for the entrance door, the first window behind the service door,
and the window to the left of the driver. The window to the left of the driver, and the upper
service door windows, and the window immediately behind the entrance door must be
thermal glass. Regardless of a bus's date of manufacture, the window immediately behind
the entrance door does not need to be made of thermal glass.
The window to the left of the
driver for type A buses need not be thermal glass.

Sec. 44.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.4503, subdivision 30, is amended to read:


Subd. 30.

Video or mobile surveillance systems.

Camera heads for video or mobile
surveillance may be mounted in the driver compartment area, midbus, or on a rear interior
bulkhead in the student passenger area. For buses manufactured or retrofitted with a
surveillance system after December 31, 2012, cameras mounted midbus must be parallel
to a seat back, must not have any sharp edges, must not extend outward more than three
3-1/2 inches, and must be located within 24 inches of the top of the side window of the bus.

Sec. 45.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.64, subdivision 8, is amended to read:


Subd. 8.

Strobe lamp.

(a) Notwithstanding sections 169.55, subdivision 1; 169.57,
subdivision 3
, paragraph (b); or any other law to the contrary, a vehicle may be equipped
with a 360-degree flashing strobe lamp that emits a white light with a flash rate of 60 to
120 flashes a minute, and the lamp may be used as provided in this subdivision, if the vehicle
is:

(1) a school bus that is subject to and complies with the equipment requirements of
sections 169.441, subdivision 1, and 169.442, subdivision 1, or a Head Start bus that is not
a type III vehicle as defined in section 169.011, subdivision 71
. The lamp shall be
permanently mounted on the longitudinal centerline of the bus roof not less than two feet
nor more than seven feet forward of the rear roof edge. It shall
must operate from a separate
switch containing an indicator lamp to show when the strobe lamp is in use. The strobe
lamp may be lighted only when atmospheric conditions or terrain restrict the visibility of
school bus lamps and signals or Head Start bus lamps and signals so as to require use of
the bright strobe lamp to alert motorists to the presence of the school bus or Head Start bus.
A strobe lamp may not be lighted unless the school bus or Head Start bus is actually being
used as a school bus or Head Start bus
; or

(2) a road maintenance vehicle owned or under contract to the Department of
Transportation or a road authority of a county, home rule or statutory city, or town, but the
strobe lamp may only be operated while the vehicle is actually engaged in snow removal
during daylight hours.

(b) Notwithstanding sections 169.55, subdivision 1; 169.57, subdivision 3, paragraph
(b); or any other law to the contrary, a vehicle may be equipped with a 360-degree flashing
strobe lamp that emits an amber light with a flash rate of 60 to 120 flashes a minute, and
the lamp may be used as provided in this subdivision, if the vehicle is a rural mail carrier
vehicle, provided that the strobe lamp is mounted at the highest practicable point on the
vehicle. The strobe lamp may only be operated while the vehicle is actually engaged during
daylight hours in the delivery of mail to residents on a rural mail route.

(c) A strobe lamp authorized by this section shall be of a double flash type certified to
the commissioner of public safety by the manufacturer as being weatherproof and having
a minimum effective light output of 200 candelas as measured by the Blondel-Rey formula.

Sec. 46.

[169.8295] WEIGHT LIMITS; VEHICLES TRANSPORTING MILK.

Subdivision 1.

Weight limits increase.

(a) The weight limitations under sections 169.823
to 169.829 are increased by ten percent for a single-unit vehicle transporting fluid milk from
the point of production to:

(1) another point of production for additional loading; or

(2) the point of first processing.

(b) Notwithstanding sections 169.824, subdivision 1, paragraph (d); 169.826, subdivision
3; or other law to the contrary, a permit is not required to operate a vehicle under this section.

(c) The seasonal weight increases under section 169.826, subdivision 1, do not apply to
a vehicle operated under this section.

Subd. 2.

Requirements; restrictions.

A vehicle operated under this section:

(1) is subject to seasonal load restrictions under section 169.87, except as otherwise
provided under section 169.87, subdivision 4;

(2) is subject to bridge load limits posted under section 169.84; and

(3) must not be operated with a load that exceeds the tire manufacturer's recommended
load, the manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating as affixed to the vehicle, or other
certification of gross vehicle weight rating under Code of Federal Regulations, title 49,
sections 567.4 to 567.7.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Sec. 47.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.865, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Requirements; restrictions.

(a) A vehicle or combination of vehicles operating
under this section:

(1) is subject to axle weight limitations under section 169.824, subdivision 1;

(2) is subject to seasonal load restrictions under section 169.87;

(3) is subject to bridge load limits posted under section 169.84;

(4) may only be operated on paved streets and highways other than interstate highways;

(5) may not be operated with loads that exceed the manufacturer's gross vehicle weight
rating as affixed to the vehicle, or other certification of gross vehicle weight rating complying
with Code of Federal Regulations, title 49, sections 567.4 to 567.7;

(6) must be issued a permit from each road authority having jurisdiction over a road on
which the vehicle is operated, if required;

(7) must comply with the requirements of section 169.851, subdivision 4; and

(8) must have brakes on all wheels.

(b) The percentage allowances for exceeding gross weights if transporting unfinished
forest products under section 168.013, subdivision 3, paragraph (b), or for the first haul of
unprocessed or raw farm products or unfinished forest products under section 168.013,
subdivision 3
, paragraph (d), clause (3), do not apply to a vehicle or combination of vehicles
operated under this section.

(c) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), clause (4), a vehicle or combination of vehicles
hauling fluid milk under a permit issued by the commissioner of transportation may also
operate on interstate highways as provided under United States Code, title 23, section 127.

Sec. 48.

[169.869] SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS PERMIT.

Subdivision 1.

Definition.

For purposes of this section, "construction materials" means
highway construction materials, building construction materials, and associated demolition
materials, including but not limited to aggregate material as defined in section 298.75,
subdivision 1, paragraph (a), hot mix asphalt, plastic concrete, cementitious materials,
concrete admixtures, asphalt cement, construction demolition materials, and recycled road
materials.

Subd. 2.

Six-axle vehicles.

(a) The commissioner of transportation may issue an annual
permit authorizing a vehicle or combination of vehicles with a total of six or more axles to
haul construction materials and be operated with a gross vehicle weight of up to:

(1) 90,000 pounds; and

(2) 99,000 pounds during the period set by the commissioner under section 169.826,
subdivision 1.

(b) The fee for a permit issued under this subdivision is $300, or a proportional amount
as provided in section 169.86, subdivision 5.

Subd. 3.

Seven-axle vehicles.

(a) The commissioner of transportation may issue an
annual permit authorizing a vehicle or combination of vehicles with a total of seven or more
axles to haul construction materials and be operated with a gross vehicle weight of up to:

(1) 97,000 pounds; and

(2) 99,000 pounds during the period set by the commissioner under section 169.826,
subdivision 1.

(b) The fee for a permit issued under this subdivision is $500, or a proportional amount
as provided in section 169.86, subdivision 5.

Subd. 4.

Authority; restrictions.

(a) A permit issued by the commissioner under this
section is valid for operation on highways regardless of jurisdiction, subject to paragraph
(b).

(b) A vehicle or combination of vehicles operating under this section:

(1) may only be operated on paved or unpaved streets and highways, other than interstate
highways;

(2) must comply with the requirements and restrictions in section 169.865, subdivision
3, paragraph (a), clauses (1) to (3), (5), (7), and (8); and

(3) must be operated in compliance with truck route requirements and vehicle weight
restrictions, as established under section 169.87, subdivision 1, by a local road authority or
the commissioner.

Subd. 5.

Revenues.

Revenue from the permits issued by the commissioner under this
section must be deposited in the town bridge account. Revenue deposited under this
subdivision is available to inspect and post weight limits for town bridges.

Subd. 6.

Expiration date.

Upon request of the permit applicant, the expiration date for
a permit issued under this section must be the same as the expiration date of the permitted
vehicle's registration.

Subd. 7.

Permit information.

The commissioner must make information available to
local road authorities on an Internet Web site that identifies permit issuances under this
section and the counties in which a vehicle with a permit is intended to be operated.

Subd. 8.

Local preferred routes.

A local road authority may identify local preferred
routes for operating a vehicle on local streets and highways under a permit issued in this
section. A holder of a permit issued in this section and any person seeking to apply for a
permit are encouraged to:

(1) upon request of a local road authority, provide comment on identification of preferred
routes; and

(2) make reasonable efforts to operate a vehicle on the preferred routes when operating
under the permit.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective January 1, 2018.

Sec. 49.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 171.02, subdivision 2b, is amended to read:


Subd. 2b.

Exception for type III vehicle drivers.

(a) Notwithstanding subdivision 2,
the holder of a class A, B, C, or D driver's license, without a school bus endorsement, may
operate a type III vehicle described in section 169.011, subdivision 71, paragraph (h), under
the conditions in paragraphs (b) through (o) this subdivision.

(b) The operator is an employee of the entity that owns, leases, or contracts for the school
bus.

(c) The operator's employer has adopted and implemented a policy that provides for
annual training and certification of the operator in:

(1) safe operation of a type III vehicle;

(2) understanding student behavior, including issues relating to students with disabilities;

(3) encouraging orderly conduct of students on the bus and handling incidents of
misconduct appropriately;

(4) knowing and understanding relevant laws, rules of the road, and local school bus
safety policies;

(5) handling emergency situations;

(6) proper use of seat belts and child safety restraints;

(7) performance of pretrip vehicle inspections;

(8) safe loading and unloading of students, including, but not limited to:

(i) utilizing a safe location for loading and unloading students at the curb, on the nontraffic
side of the roadway, or at off-street loading areas, driveways, yards, and other areas to
enable the student to avoid hazardous conditions;

(ii) refraining from loading and unloading students in a vehicular traffic lane, on the
shoulder, in a designated turn lane, or a lane adjacent to a designated turn lane;

(iii) avoiding a loading or unloading location that would require a pupil to cross a road,
or ensuring that the driver or an aide personally escort the pupil across the road if it is not
reasonably feasible to avoid such a location;

(iv) placing the type III vehicle in "park" during loading and unloading; and

(v) escorting a pupil across the road under item (iii) only after the motor is stopped, the
ignition key is removed, the brakes are set, and the vehicle is otherwise rendered immobile;
and

(9) compliance with paragraph (k), concerning reporting certain convictions to the
employer within ten days of the date of conviction.

(d) A background check or background investigation of the operator has been conducted
that meets the requirements under section 122A.18, subdivision 8, or 123B.03 for school
district employees; section 144.057 or chapter 245C for day care employees; or section
171.321, subdivision 3, for all other persons operating a type III vehicle under this
subdivision.

(e) Operators shall submit to a physical examination as required by section 171.321,
subdivision 2
.

(f) The operator's employer requires preemployment drug testing of applicants for
operator positions. Current operators must comply with the employer's policy under section
181.951, subdivisions 2, 4, and 5. Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the operator's
employer may use a Breathalyzer or similar device to fulfill random alcohol testing
requirements.

(g) The operator's driver's license is verified annually by the entity that owns, leases, or
contracts for the type III vehicle as required under section 171.321, subdivision 5.

(h) A person who sustains a conviction, as defined under section 609.02, of violating
section 169A.25, 169A.26, 169A.27, or 169A.31, or whose driver's license is revoked under
sections 169A.50 to 169A.53 of the implied consent law, or who is convicted of violating
or whose driver's license is revoked under a similar statute or ordinance of another state, is
precluded from operating a type III vehicle for five years from the date of conviction.

(i) A person who has ever been convicted of a disqualifying offense as defined in section
171.3215, subdivision 1, paragraph (c), may not operate a type III vehicle under this
subdivision.

(j) A person who sustains a conviction, as defined under section 609.02, of a moving
offense in violation of chapter 169 within three years of the first of three other moving
offenses is precluded from operating a type III vehicle for one year from the date of the last
conviction.

(k) An operator who sustains a conviction as described in paragraph (h), (i), or (j) while
employed by the entity that owns, leases, or contracts for the school bus, shall report the
conviction to the employer within ten days of the date of the conviction.

(l) An operator of a type III vehicle whose driver's license is suspended, revoked,
canceled, or disqualified by Minnesota, another state, or another jurisdiction must notify
the operator's employer in writing of the suspension, revocation, cancellation, lost privilege,
or disqualification. The operator must notify the operator's employer before the end of the
business day immediately following the day the operator received notice of the suspension,
revocation, cancellation, lost privilege, or disqualification.

(m) Students riding the type III vehicle must have training required under section
123B.90, subdivision 2.

(m) (n) Documentation of meeting the requirements listed in this subdivision must be
maintained under separate file at the business location for each type III vehicle operator.
The business manager, school board, governing body of a nonpublic school, or any other
entity that owns, leases, or contracts for the type III vehicle operating under this subdivision
is responsible for maintaining these files for inspection.

(n) (o) The type III vehicle must bear a current certificate of inspection issued under
section 169.451.

(o) (p) An employee of a school or of a school district, who is not employed for the sole
purpose of operating a type III vehicle, is exempt from paragraphs (e) and (f).

Sec. 50.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 171.06, subdivision 2a, is amended to read:


Subd. 2a.

Two-wheeled vehicle endorsement fee.

(a) The fee for any duplicate driver's
license obtained for the purpose of adding a two-wheeled vehicle endorsement is increased
by $18.50 for each first such duplicate license and $13 for each renewal thereof. The
additional fee must be paid into the state treasury and credited as follows:

(1) $11 of the additional fee for each first duplicate license, and $7 of the additional fee
for each renewal, must be credited to the motorcycle safety fund, which is hereby created;
provided that ten percent of fee receipts in excess of $750,000 in a fiscal year must be
credited to the general fund
.

(2) The remainder of the additional fee must be credited to the general fund.

(b) All application forms prepared by the commissioner for two-wheeled vehicle
endorsements must clearly state the amount of the total fee that is dedicated to the motorcycle
safety fund.

Sec. 51.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 171.061, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Application.

An applicant may file an application with an agent. The agent
shall receive and accept applications in accordance with the laws and rules of the Department
of Public Safety for a driver's license, restricted license, duplicate license, instruction permit,
Minnesota identification card, or motorized bicycle operator's permit. Application records
must be maintained at the office of the agent in a manner that complies with sections 13.05,
subdivision 5, and 13.055. As an alternative to paper copy storage, an agent may retain
records and documents in a secure electronic medium that complies with the security
requirements under the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice
Information Services Division, Policy 5.4 or any successor policy, provided 60 days have
elapsed since the transaction and subject to standards established by the commissioner. The
agent is responsible for all costs associated with the conversion to electronic records and
maintenance of the electronic storage medium, including the destruction of existing paper
records after conversion to the electronic format. All queries and responses in the secure
electronic medium, and all actions in which data are entered, updated, accessed, or shared
or disseminated by the agent must be contained in a data audit trail. Data contained in the
audit trail are public to the extent the data are not otherwise classified under this section.

Sec. 52.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 171.12, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Certain convictions not recorded.

(a) Except as provided in paragraph (c),
the department shall not keep on the record of a driver any conviction for a violation of a
speed limit of 55 miles per hour unless the violation consisted of a speed greater than ten
miles per hour in excess of the speed limit.

(b) Except as provided in paragraph (c), the department shall not keep on the record of
a driver any conviction for a violation of a speed limit of 60 miles per hour unless the
violation consisted of a speed greater than:

(1) ten miles per hour in excess of the speed limit, for any violation occurring on or after
August 1, 2012, and before August 1, 2014; or

(2) five miles per hour in excess of the speed limit, for any violation occurring on or
after August 1, 2014.

(c) This subdivision does not apply to (1) a violation that occurs in a commercial motor
vehicle, or (2) a violation committed by a holder of a class A, B, or C commercial driver's
license or commercial driver learner's permit, without regard to whether the violation was
committed in a commercial motor vehicle or another vehicle.

Sec. 53.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 173.02, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 7a.

Abandoned and discontinued.

"Abandoned and discontinued" means an
outdoor advertising device that ceases to display advertising copy for a minimum of one
year and is not otherwise being actively marketed to display advertising copy.

Sec. 54.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 173.02, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 17a.

Conforming.

"Conforming" means an outdoor advertising device that
complies with the requirements of this chapter.

Sec. 55.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 173.02, subdivision 18, is amended to read:


Subd. 18.

Commercial or industrial activity.

(a) "Commercial or industrial activity"
for the purposes of unzoned commercial or industrial areas means an activity generally
recognized as commercial or industrial by zoning authorities in this state, except that .

(b) None of the following activities shall be considered commercial or industrial:

(1) outdoor advertising devices. ;

(2) agricultural, forestry, ranching, grazing, farming and related activities, including,
but not limited to, temporary wayside fresh produce stands. ;

(3) transient or temporary activities. ;

(4) activities not visible from the main-traveled way. ;

(5) activities more than 660 feet from the nearest edge of the right-of-way. ;

(6) activities conducted in a building principally used as a residence. ;

(7) railroad tracks and minor sidings. ;

(8) advertising located on vehicles or tractor trailers;

(9) commercial establishments or businesses that have ceased to exist or operate; or

(10) a business created to install new outdoor advertising devices.

Sec. 56.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 173.02, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 21a.

Nonconforming.

"Nonconforming" means an outdoor advertising device
that was lawfully erected and has been maintained lawfully but does not comply with the
requirements of this chapter. A nonconforming sign is one that remains in substantially the
same condition it was on the effective date of this chapter.

Sec. 57.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 173.02, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 21b.

Off-premise

"Off-premise" means an outdoor advertising device that
advertises or pertains to any business, product, person, activity, event, or service that is not
primarily conducted, sold, manufactured, offered, or located on the property where the sign
is located.

Sec. 58.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 173.02, subdivision 23, is amended to read:


Subd. 23.

Scenic area.

"Scenic area" means an area within which control and regulation
of the erection and maintenance of advertising devices may be exercised to the extent herein
provided and such areas shall include only those established as such by the commissioner
of transportation. Scenic area includes a scenic byway under United States Code, title 23,
section 162.

Sec. 59.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 173.02, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 23a.

Scenic byways.

"Scenic byways" means roads that recognize outstanding
scenic, cultural, historic, natural, recreational, and archaeological qualities and landscapes
pursuant to United States Code, title 23, section 162.

Sec. 60.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 173.06, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Authority.

The commissioner of transportation shall must adopt and
may modify, amend, or repeal rules governing the issuance of permits or renewals thereof
for the erection and
maintenance of legal nonconforming advertising devices within scenic
areas; provided that the commissioner shall not adopt, modify, amend, or repeal any rule
that will impair any agreement with between the state and the federal government under
this chapter
. The commissioner of transportation may limit the application of any rule
adopted by the commissioner to exclude or include in whole or in part, specified areas within
the scenic area based upon use, nature of the surrounding community, or such other factors
as may make separate classification or rule necessary or desirable.

Sec. 61.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 173.07, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Forms; content.

Application for permits or renewals thereof for the
placement and maintenance of advertising devices within scenic areas shall must be on
forms prescribed by the commissioner and shall contain such information as the commissioner
may require. No advertising device shall be placed without the consent of the owner or
occupant of the land, and adequate proof of such consent shall be submitted to the
commissioner at the time application is made for such permits or renewals. A permit is
required to access state right-of-way to maintain an advertising device.

Sec. 62.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 173.08, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 3.

Seed sign exemption.

Crop varietal and seed corn signs adjacent to interstate
and primary highways may be erected if the device:

(1) is located on demonstration plats;

(2) is located on private property;

(3) does not violate section 160.27 or 160.2715; and

(4) does not reference an off-site address where the product may be sold.

Sec. 63.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 173.08, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 4.

Violations; removal.

The Department of Transportation may remove signs
that violate this section using the removal procedures under section 173.13, subdivision 11.

Sec. 64.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 173.13, subdivision 11, is amended to read:


Subd. 11.

Removal of advertising device for noncompliance.

Advertising devices
erected or maintained after June 8, 1971, not complying with Laws 1971, chapter 883, and
not otherwise by Laws 1971, chapter 883, permitted to stand
this chapter may be removed
by the commissioner upon 60 days prior written notice by certified mail to the owner thereof
of the advertising device
and to the owner of the real property on which such the advertising
device is located, provided that . No notice shall be is required to be given to the owner of
an advertising device whose name is not stated upon the advertising device or the structure
on which it is displayed, unless the name of such the owner is otherwise reasonably known
to the commissioner. The owner of the removed device is liable to the state for the costs of
removal.
The period of such notice shall be is computed from the date of mailing. to both
the owner of the advertising device and the owner of the real property where the device is
located. The department must store a removed outdoor advertising device for a minimum
of 30 days prior to disposal. If the outdoor advertising device is not retrieved by the owner
within 30 days of removal, the department may dispose of the outdoor advertising device.
The state is not liable for trespass actions or sign costs for outdoor advertising devices
removed under this subdivision if proper notice has been served.

Sec. 65.

[173.155] CHANGEABLE ELECTRONIC VARIABLE MESSAGE SIGNS.

Subdivision 1.

Definition.

For the purposes of this section, "changeable electronic
variable message sign" or "CEVMS" means an outdoor advertising device that contains
light-emitting diodes or other technology to display copy visible during the day and during
the night, with the copy changes initiated electronically.

Subd. 2.

Prohibition.

Intermittent, animated, scrolling, full-motion video elements, or
moving lights are prohibited on outdoor advertising devices, including CEVMS.

Subd. 3.

Exceptions.

(a) Notwithstanding subdivision 2, a CEVMS is permissible if:

(1) the message does not change more frequently than once every six seconds;

(2) the transition between messages or copy does not exceed two seconds in duration;

(3) the message brightness does not exceed 0.3 foot-candles over ambient light, as
measured using a foot candle meter from the following distances:

(i) for signs with a nominal face size of 12 feet by 25 feet, from 150 feet;

(ii) for signs with a nominal face size of ten feet, six inches, by 36 feet, from 200 feet;
and

(iii) for signs with a nominal face size of 14 feet by 48 feet, from 250 feet; and

(4) the sign must not cause beams or rays of light to be directed at the traveled way if
the light is of such intensity or brilliance as to cause glare that impairs the vision of the
driver of a motor vehicle, or interfere with any driver's operation of a motor vehicle.

(b) The brightness measurement under paragraph (a), clause (3), must be conducted at
least 30 minutes after sunset or at least 30 minutes before sunrise. Each CEVMS must have
automatic dimming technology that adjusts the device's brightness levels in response to
changes in ambient light.

Sec. 66.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 173.16, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 6.

Stationary structure.

Advertising devices must:

(1) be stationary;

(2) be immobile;

(3) not have wheels; and

(4) be incapable of relocation without a permit.

Sec. 67.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 173.16, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 7.

Permanent business.

(a) A business that is located in an unzoned commercial
and industrial area must be in existence for at least three months before a permit may be
issued. An outdoor advertising device erected prior to receiving a permit is subject to
removal.

(b) A commercial establishment may demonstrate evidence of its existence by having
a Web site, a telephone number that is answered or has an answering machine identifying
the business, a storefront, pictorial evidence of the business, a building permit, or a lease.

Sec. 68.

[173.265] OUTDOOR ADVERTISING DEVICES; REMOVAL;
MAINTENANCE.

Subdivision 1.

Definitions.

(a) For the purposes of this section, the following terms have
the meanings given them.

(b) "Destroyed" means that more than 50 percent of a nonconforming outdoor advertising
device's upright supports are physically damaged to a degree that normal repair practices
would require replacement of broken wooden supports or replacement of broken, bent, or
twisted supports for metal sign structures.

(c) "Reasonable repair and maintenance" means customary maintenance and change of
a sign's copy or message, and includes replacement of existing light fixtures with energy
efficient fixtures or installation of other energy efficiency improvements. Reasonable repair
and maintenance does not include:

(1) the addition of illumination;

(2) repair, reinstallation, erection, or maintenance for outdoor advertising devices that
are destroyed, as defined under paragraph (b);

(3) enlarging the nonconforming device;

(4) changing the device from a wood structure to a steel or concrete structure; or

(5) any change that would terminate nonconforming status.

(d) "Substantial change" means any action that does not constitute reasonable repair and
maintenance.

Subd. 2.

Application.

This section applies only to outdoor advertising devices subject
to state and federal regulation under United States Code, title 23, section 131, and any
regulations adopted under that law.

Subd. 3.

Removal.

The department may remove a destroyed, abandoned, or discontinued
outdoor advertising device, subject to the limitations provided under this chapter.

Subd. 4.

Reasonable repair and maintenance.

(a) The owner of an outdoor advertising
device may perform reasonable repair and maintenance on any device, provided the device
is not destroyed.

(b) Any action not constituting reasonable repair and maintenance will subject the outdoor
advertising device to immediate removal under subdivision 3.

Subd. 5.

Substantial change.

Substantial changes to outdoor advertising devices are
prohibited. A substantial change to a nonconforming outdoor advertising device will subject
the sign to immediate removal under subdivision 3.

Sec. 69.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 174.03, subdivision 1a, is amended to read:


Subd. 1a.

Revision of statewide multimodal transportation plan.

(a) The commissioner
shall must revise the statewide multimodal transportation plan by January 15, 2013 2022,
and by January 15 of every four five years thereafter. Before final adoption of a revised
plan, the commissioner shall must hold a hearing to receive public comment on the
preliminary draft of the revised plan.

(b) Each revised statewide multimodal transportation plan must:

(1) incorporate the goals of the state transportation system in section 174.01;

(2) establish objectives, policies, and strategies for achieving those goals; and

(3) identify performance targets for measuring progress and achievement of transportation
system goals, objectives, or policies.

Sec. 70.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 174.03, subdivision 1c, is amended to read:


Subd. 1c.

Statewide highway 20-year capital investment plan.

By January 15, 2013,
and in conjunction with
Within one year of each future revision of the statewide multimodal
transportation plan under subdivision 1a, the commissioner shall must prepare a 20-year
statewide highway capital investment plan that:

(1) incorporates performance measures and targets for assessing progress and achievement
of the state's transportation goals, objectives, and policies identified in this chapter for the
state trunk highway system, and those goals, objectives, and policies established in the
statewide multimodal transportation plan. Performance targets must be based on objectively
verifiable measures, and address, at a minimum, preservation and maintenance of the
structural condition of state highway bridges and pavements, safety, and mobility;

(2) summarizes trends and impacts for each performance target over the past five years;

(3) summarizes the amount and analyzes the impact of the department's capital
investments and priorities over the past five years on each performance target, including a
comparison of prior plan projected costs with actual costs;

(4) identifies the investments required to meet the established performance targets over
the next 20-year period;

(5) projects available state and federal funding over the 20-year period, including any
unique, competitive, time-limited, or focused funding opportunities;

(6) identifies strategies to ensure the most efficient use of existing transportation
infrastructure, and to maximize the performance benefits of projected available funding;

(7) establishes investment priorities for projected funding, including a schedule of major
projects or improvement programs for the 20-year period together with projected costs and
impact on performance targets; and

(8) identifies those performance targets identified under clause (1) not expected to meet
the target outcome over the 20-year period together with alternative strategies that could
be implemented to meet the targets.

Sec. 71.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 174.03, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 1e.

Capacity and major highway projects; planning and programming.

(a)
The commissioner must implement a process concerning trunk highway projects that are
not included in the state transportation improvement program. The commissioner must use
the process for projects that expand trunk highway system capacity and for major highway
projects, as defined in section 174.56, subdivision 1.

(b) At a minimum, the process must:

(1) establish standard, objective procedures for planning, project identification,
development, prioritization, and programming;

(2) address fiscal considerations, including total expenditures to develop projects that
are not programmed;

(3) communicate to stakeholders and the general public an outline of the process and a
list of specific capacity projects, using plain language descriptions and information; and

(4) integrate with the department's programs that involve alternative project selection
methods, including but not limited to the corridors of commerce program under section
161.088 and the transportation economic development program under section 174.12.

Sec. 72.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 174.50, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Certification and disbursal for project of political subdivision.

Before
disbursement of an appropriation made from the fund to the commissioner of transportation
for grants to subdivisions of the state, the commissioner shall must certify that:

(1) that the project for which the grant is made has been reviewed as provided in
subdivision 4;

(2) that the project conforms to the program authorized by the appropriation law and
rules adopted by the Department of Transportation consistent therewith; and

(3) that (2) the financing of any estimated cost of the project in excess of the amount of
the grant is assured by the appropriation of the proceeds of bonds or other funds of the
subdivision, or by a grant from an agency of the federal government, within the amount of
funds then appropriated to that agency and allocated by it to projects within the state, and
by an irrevocable undertaking, in a resolution of the governing body of the subdivision, to
use all funds so made available exclusively for the project, and to pay any additional amount
by which the cost exceeds the estimate through appropriation to the construction fund of
additional funds or the proceeds of additional bonds to be issued by the subdivision.

Sec. 73.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 174.50, subdivision 6b, is amended to read:


Subd. 6b.

Bridge costs in smaller cities.

(a) The commissioner may make grants from
the state transportation fund to a home rule or statutory city with a population of 5,000 or
less for design, engineering, and construction of bridges on city streets.

(b) Grants under this subdivision are subject to the procedures and criteria established
under subdivisions 5, 6, and 7.

(c) (b) Grants may be used for:

(1) 100 percent of the design and engineering costs that are in excess of $10,000;

(2) 100 percent of the bridge approach work costs that are in excess of $10,000; and

(3) 100 percent of the bridge construction work costs.

Sec. 74.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 174.50, subdivision 6c, is amended to read:


Subd. 6c.

Fracture-critical bridges.

(a) The commissioner may make a grant to any
political subdivision for replacement or rehabilitation of a fracture-critical bridge. To be
eligible for a grant under this subdivision, the project must produce a bridge structure:

(1) that is no longer classified as fracture critical, by having alternate load paths; and

(2) whose failure of a main component will not result in the collapse of the bridge.

(b) A grant under this subdivision is subject to the procedures and criteria established
under subdivisions 5 and 6.

Sec. 75.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 174.50, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Bridge grant program; rulemaking.

(a) The commissioner of transportation
shall develop rules, procedures for application for grants, conditions of grant administration,
standards, and criteria as provided under subdivision 6, including bridge specifications, in
cooperation with road authorities of political subdivisions, for use in the administration of
funds appropriated to the commissioner and for the administration of grants to subdivisions.
Grants under this section are subject to the procedures and criteria established in this
subdivision and in subdivisions 5 and 6.

(b) The maximum use of standardized bridges is encouraged. Regardless of the size of
the existing bridge, a bridge or replacement bridge is eligible for assistance from the state
transportation fund if a hydrological survey indicates that the bridge or replacement bridge
must be ten feet or more in length.

(c) As part of the standards or rules, the commissioner shall, in consultation with local
road authorities, establish a minimum distance between any two bridges that cross over the
same river, stream, or waterway, so that only one of the bridges is eligible for a grant under
this section. As appropriate, the commissioner may establish exceptions from the minimum
distance requirement or procedures for obtaining a variance.

(d) Political subdivisions may use grants made under this section to construct or
reconstruct bridges, including but not limited to:

(1) matching federal aid grants to construct or reconstruct key bridges;

(2) paying the costs to abandon an existing bridge that is deficient and in need of
replacement but where no replacement will be made; and

(3) paying the costs to construct a road or street to facilitate the abandonment of an
existing bridge if the commissioner determines that the bridge is deficient, and that
construction of the road or street is more economical than replacement of the existing bridge.

(e) Funds appropriated to the commissioner from the Minnesota state transportation
fund shall be segregated from the highway tax user distribution fund and other funds created
by article XIV of the Minnesota Constitution.

(f) The maximum grant amount for a local bridge replacement or rehabilitation project
under this section is $7,000,000. If in any year money appropriated for local bridge
replacement or rehabilitation projects remains available after all projects on the
commissioner's priority list for which the state share is $7,000,000 or less have been funded,
the commissioner may make grants for more than $7,000,000.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Sec. 76.

[174.54] TRANSPORTATION PRIORITIES FUND.

Subdivision 1.

Fund established.

A transportation priorities fund is established in the
state treasury, under the budgetary jurisdiction of the legislative committees having
jurisdiction over transportation finance. The fund consists of money provided by law, and
any other funds donated, allotted, transferred, or otherwise provided. Money in the fund
must be allocated solely for transportation purposes as specified in this section and as
provided by law.

Subd. 2.

Financial reports.

Any report or financial statement required by law to be
submitted to the legislature that provides financial information on the transportation priorities
fund must include accounting information on each account established within the fund,
including revenues and sources, transfers, uses, and account balance.

Subd. 3.

Fund allocation; net funds.

(a) In fiscal year 2020 and thereafter, the
commissioner of transportation must allocate funds in the transportation priorities fund as
follows:

(1) 70.5 percent transferred to the commissioner of transportation for deposit in the
highway user tax distribution fund, provided that this amount is reduced by the amount
transferred as specified in subdivision 4;

(2) four percent to the small cities assistance account;

(3) three percent for the local bridge replacement and rehabilitation program under
section 174.50;

(4) 1.5 percent for the hazardous materials rail safety program under section 219.016;

(5) 0.75 percent for purposes of replacement of highway-rail grade crossing warning
devices;

(6) 0.25 percent for the public highway-rail grade crossing quiet zone program under
section 219.166;

(7) ten percent for distribution as provided in subdivision 5; and

(8) ten percent transferred to the commissioner of transportation for deposit in the greater
Minnesota transit account in the transit assistance fund.

(b) Funds allocated under paragraph (a) exclude any amounts that are in an account in
the transportation priorities fund, and any amounts otherwise appropriated or transferred
from the fund by law. Funds allocated under paragraph (a) include any amounts canceled
to the fund under section 16A.28 or as otherwise provided by law.

Subd. 4.

Fund allocation; debt service.

An amount equal to the necessary debt service
on trunk highway bond proceeds appropriated in article 2, section 2, subdivision 2, of this
act is annually transferred from the transportation priorities fund to the commissioner of
transportation for deposit in the trunk highway fund.

Subd. 5.

Fund allocation; certain metropolitan area county roads.

(a) The
commissioner of transportation must distribute the funds under subdivision 3, paragraph
(a), clause (7), and any other funds appropriated specifically for purposes of this subdivision
to the counties in the metropolitan area, as defined in section 473.121, subdivision 4,
excluding the counties of Hennepin and Ramsey, so that each county receives from that
amount the percentage that its population, as defined in section 477A.011, subdivision 3,
estimated or established by July 15 of the year prior to the current calendar year, bears to
the total population of the counties receiving funds under this paragraph.

(b) Funds distributed under this subdivision are for construction, reconstruction, and
maintenance of county highways, including county state-aid highways.

Sec. 77.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 174.56, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Report required.

(a) The commissioner of transportation shall must
submit a report by December 15 of each year on that includes:

(1) the status of major highway projects:

(i) completed during the previous two years; or

(ii) under construction or planned during the year of the report and for the ensuing 15
years, (2) trunk highway fund expenditures, and
;

(2) a list of any major highway projects identified in capital investment plans or identified
as reasonably likely for inclusion in the state transportation improvement program within
the next ten years;

(3) beginning with the report due in 2016, a list of any major highway projects removed
from, delayed within, or delayed from inclusion in the state transportation improvement
program or capital investment plans, including a discussion of the rationale for the delay
or removal;

(4) an explanation of the highway project selection process, including key milestones
and decision-making steps;

(5) the annual budget for products and services for each Department of Transportation
district and office, with a comparison to actual spending and including measures of
productivity for the previous fiscal year; and

(6) information detailing efficiencies achieved during the previous two fiscal years,
which must describe each of the specific changes made and the methodology used to calculate
efficiencies
.

(b) For purposes of this section, a "major highway project" is a highway project that has
a total cost for all segments that the commissioner estimates at the time of the report to be
at least (1) $15,000,000 in the metropolitan highway construction district, or (2) $5,000,000
in any nonmetropolitan highway construction district. A major highway project does not
include district set-asides.

Sec. 78.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 174.56, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Report contents; major highway projects.

(a) For each major highway project
under subdivision 1, paragraph (a), clause (1),
the report must include:

(1) a description of the project sufficient to specify its scope and location;

(2) a history of the project, including, but not limited to, and as applicable: previous
official actions by the department or the appropriate area transportation partnership, or both,
the date on which the project was first included in the state transportation improvement plan
program
, the cost of the project at that time, the planning estimate for the project, the
engineer's estimate, the award price, the final cost as of six months after substantial
completion, including a total amount for any supplemental agreements and cost overruns
or cost savings, the dates of environmental approval, the dates of municipal approval, the
date of final geometric layout, and the date of establishment of any construction limits;

(3) the project's priority listing or rank within its construction district, if any, as well as
the reasons for that listing or rank, the criteria used in prioritization or rank, any changes
in that prioritization or rank since the project was first included in a department work plan,
and the reasons for those changes; and

(4) past and potential future reasons for delay in letting or completing the project, details
of all project cost changes that exceed $500,000, and specific modifications to the overall
program
that are made as a result of delays and project cost changes; .

(5) two representative trunk highway construction projects, one each from the
department's metropolitan district and from greater Minnesota, and for each project report
the cost of environmental mitigation and compliance; and

(6) the annual budget for products and services for each Department of Transportation
district and office, with comparison to actual spending and including measures of productivity
for the previous fiscal year.

(b) For each major highway project under subdivision 1, paragraph (a), clauses (2) and
(3), the report must include, as available, a project description and a summary of project
status, scoping activity, and cost estimates.

Sec. 79.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 174.56, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 4.

Availability of information.

The commissioner must maintain on an Internet
Web site information for each major highway project, which must at a minimum include
the report contents identified in subdivision 2.

Sec. 80.

[174.57] SNOW AND ICE CONTROL; APPROPRIATION.

(a) In a fiscal year in which the commissioner expends more than 110 percent of the
established biennial expenditure level for snow and ice management, the commissioner may
use an additional amount for this purpose that does not exceed 50 percent of the
unappropriated balance in the trunk highway fund. The amount identified by the
commissioner under this paragraph is appropriated from the trunk highway fund to the
commissioner for snow and ice management purposes.

(b) Upon using the appropriation authority in this section, the commissioner must notify
the commissioner of management and budget and the chairs, ranking minority members,
and staff of the house of representatives and senate committees having jurisdiction over
transportation finance. The notification must at a minimum identify the established biennial
expenditure level for snow and ice management and the amount appropriated under this
section.

(c) In each budget submission to the legislature under section 16A.11, the commissioner
must include:

(1) the proposed biennial expenditure level for snow and ice management for the next
budget biennium; and

(2) the total amount expended or estimated to be expended under the appropriation in
this section for the budget biennium that is ending.

Sec. 81.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 174.93, is amended to read:


174.93 GUIDEWAY METROPOLITAN AREA TRANSIT INVESTMENT.

Subdivision 1.

Definitions.

(a) For purposes of this section, the following terms have
the meanings given:

(1) "busway" means a form of transportation service, consisting of arterial or highway
bus rapid transit, limited stop bus service, and express bus service, provided to the public
on a regular and ongoing basis that does not primarily or substantially operate within
separated rights-of-way;

(2) "commissioner" means the commissioner of transportation;

(2) (3) "guideway" means a form of transportation service provided to the public on a
regular and ongoing basis, that primarily or substantially operates on exclusive or controlled
within separated
rights-of-way or operates on rails in whole or in part, and includes:

(i) each line for intercity passenger rail, commuter rail, light rail transit, and streetcars,
and
;

(ii) as applicable, each line for dedicated bus service, which may include arterial or
highway
bus rapid transit, limited stop bus service, and express bus service; and

(iii) any intermodal facility serving two or more lines identified in items (i) and (ii); and

(3) (4) "local unit of government" means a county, statutory or home rule charter city,
town, or other political subdivision including, but not limited to, a regional railroad authority
or joint powers board.

(b) For purposes of this section, "sources of funds" includes, but is not limited to, money
from federal aid, state appropriations, the Metropolitan Council, special taxing districts,
local units of government, fare box recovery, and nonpublic sources.

(c) For purposes of this section, "budget activity" includes, but is not limited to,
environmental analysis, land acquisition, easements, design, preliminary and final
engineering, acquisition of vehicles and rolling stock, track improvement and rehabilitation,
and construction.

(d) Guideway does not include a busway.

(e) "Separated rights-of-way" includes exclusive, dedicated, or primary use of a
right-of-way by the public transportation service. Separated rights-of-way does not include
a shoulder, dynamic shoulder lane, or priced lane under section 160.93.

Subd. 1a.

Guideway capital project requests to legislature.

A state agency or local
unit of government that submits a request to the legislature to obtain state funds for a
guideway project shall, as part of the request, provide a summary financial plan for the
project that presents the following information as reflected by the data and level of detail
available in the latest phase of project development:

(1) capital expenditures and funding sources for the project, including expenditures to
date and total projected or estimated expenditures, with a breakdown by committed and
proposed sources of funds; and

(2) estimated annual operations and maintenance expenditures for the project, with a
breakdown by committed and proposed sources of funds.

Subd. 2.

Legislative report.

(a) Annually by January 15, 2012, and by November 15 in
every odd-numbered year thereafter,
the commissioner shall council must prepare, in
collaboration with the Metropolitan Council commissioner, and a report on comprehensive
transit finance in the metropolitan area. The council must
submit a the report electronically
to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction
over transportation policy and finance concerning .

(b) The report must be structured to provide financial information in six-month increments
corresponding to state and local fiscal years, and must use consistent assumptions and
methodologies. The report must comprehensively identify all funding sources and
expenditures related to transit in the metropolitan area, including but not limited to:

(1) sources and uses of funds from regional railroad authorities, joint powers agreements,
counties, and cities;

(2) expenditures for transit planning, feasibility studies, alternatives analysis, and other
transit project development; and

(3) expenditures for guideways, busways, regular route bus service, demand-response
service, and special transportation service under section 473.386.

(c) The report must include a section that identifies the status of guideways in revenue
operation and
guideway projects (1) currently in study, planning, development, or
construction; (2) identified in the transportation policy plan under section 473.146; or (3)
identified in the comprehensive statewide freight and passenger rail plan under section
174.03, subdivision 1b.

(b) (d) At a minimum, the guideways status section of the report must include, provide
for each guideway project wholly or partially in the metropolitan area:

(1) a brief description of the project, including projected ridership;

(2) a summary of the overall status and current phase of the project;

(3) a timeline that includes (i) project phases or milestones, including any federal
approvals
; (ii) expected and known dates of commencement of each phase or milestone;
and (iii) expected and known dates of completion of each phase or milestone;

(4) a brief progress update on specific project phases or milestones completed since the
last previous submission of a report under this subdivision; and

(5) a summary financial plan that identifies, as reflected by the data and level of detail
available in the latest phase of project development and to the extent available:

(i) capital expenditures, including expenditures to date and total projected expenditures,
with a breakdown by committed and proposed sources of funds for the project;

(ii) estimated annual operations and maintenance expenditures reflecting the level of
detail available in the current phase of the project development, with a breakdown by
committed and proposed sources of funds for the project; and

(iii) if feasible, project expenditures by budget activity.

(e) The report must include a section that summarizes the status of busways in revenue
operation and busway projects currently in study, planning, development, or construction.

(f) The report must include a section that identifies the total ridership, farebox recovery
ratio, and per-passenger operating subsidy for (1) each route and line in revenue operation
by a transit provider, including guideways, busways, and regular route bus service; and (2)
demand-response service and special transportation service. The section must provide data
on a per-passenger mile basis and must provide information for at least the previous three
years. The section must identify performance standards for farebox recovery and identify
each route and line that does not meet the standards.

(c) (g) The report must also include a systemwide capacity analysis for transit operations
and
investment in guideway expansion and maintenance that:

(1) provides a funding projection, annually over the ensuing ten years, and with a
breakdown by committed and proposed sources of funds, of:

(i) total capital expenditures for guideways and for busways;

(ii) total operations and maintenance expenditures for guideways and for busways;

(iii) total funding available for guideways and for busways, including from projected or
estimated farebox recovery; and

(iv) total funding available for transit service in the metropolitan area; and

(2) evaluates the availability of funds and distribution of sources of funds for guideway
and for busway
investments.

(d) (h) The projection capacity analysis under paragraph (c), clause (1), (g) must be for
include all guideway and busway lines for which state public funds are reasonably expected
to be expended in planning, development, construction, or revenue operation, or capital
maintenance
during the ensuing ten years.

(e) (i) Local units of government shall must provide assistance and information in a
timely manner as requested by the commissioner or council for completion of the report.

EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION.

This section is effective the day following
final enactment and applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey,
Scott, and Washington.

Sec. 82.

[219.016] OIL AND OTHER HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RAIL SAFETY.

Subdivision 1.

Program established.

A hazardous materials rail safety program is
established for the purpose of reducing the risks associated with the transportation of oil,
ethanol, and other hazardous material by rail.

Subd. 2.

Hazardous materials rail safety account.

A hazardous materials rail safety
account is established in the transportation priorities fund. The account consists of funds as
provided by law, and any other funds donated, allotted, transferred, or otherwise provided.

Subd. 3.

Use of funds.

Funds appropriated for the program under this section may only
be used for capital costs associated with planning, engineering, administration, and
construction of public highway-rail grade crossing improvements on rail corridors
transporting crude oil and other hazardous materials. Improvements may include upgrades
to existing protection systems, the closing of crossings and necessary roadwork, and
reconstruction of at-grade crossings to full grade separations.

Subd. 4.

Eligible applicants.

Counties, statutory or home rule charter cities, or towns
that are responsible for establishing and maintaining public highway-rail grade crossings
on rail corridors transporting crude oil and other hazardous materials may apply to the
commissioner for financial assistance under this section.

Subd. 5.

Grants; authorization.

The commissioner may approve grants for financial
assistance to eligible applicants for capital costs associated with hazardous materials rail
safety projects on public highway-rail grade crossings. Qualifying capital costs include, but
are not limited to, upgrades to existing protection systems, the closing of crossings and
necessary roadwork, and reconstruction of at-grade crossings to full grade separations.

Subd. 6.

Grants; criteria for grant award.

The commissioner must consider the
following criteria to evaluate applications for a grant award for a hazardous materials rail
safety project:

(1) whether the crossing was identified as a potential candidate for grade separation in
the Department of Transportation's crude by rail grade crossing study (Improvements to
Highway Grade Crossings and Rail Safety, December 2014);

(2) roadway traffic volumes and speeds;

(3) train volumes and speeds;

(4) adjacent land use;

(5) crash history;

(6) use of the crossing by emergency vehicles;

(7) use of the crossing by vehicles carrying hazardous materials; and

(8) local financial contributions to the project.

Sec. 83.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 219.166, is amended to read:


219.166 ESTABLISHMENT OF QUIET ZONES.

Subdivision 1.

Eligible quiet zone applicants.

A county, statutory or home rule charter
city, or town may apply to the Federal Railroad Administration for the establishment of a
"quiet zone" at a public highway-rail grade crossing in which the sounding of horns, whistles,
or other audible warnings by locomotives is regulated or prohibited. All quiet zones,
regulations, and ordinances adopted under this section must conform to federal law and the
regulations of the Federal Railroad Administration under United States Code of Federal
Regulations
, title 49, section 20153 parts 222 and 229.

Subd. 2.

Program established.

A public highway-rail grade crossing quiet zone program
is established for the purpose of improving and rehabilitating railroad rights-of-way and
other public and private rail facilities, including necessary safety-related capital improvements
at public highway-rail grade crossings where quiet zones are established.

Subd. 3.

Highway-rail grade crossing quiet zone account.

A highway-rail grade
crossing quiet zone account is established in the transportation priorities fund. The account
consists of funds as provided by law, and any other funds donated, allotted, transferred, or
otherwise provided.

Subd. 4.

Use of funds.

Funds appropriated for the program under this section may only
be used for capital costs associated with the establishment of a quiet zone at a public
highway-rail grade crossing.

Subd. 5.

Eligible applicants.

Counties, statutory or home rule charter cities, or towns
that are responsible for traffic control or law enforcement at a public highway-rail grade
crossing and that qualify as eligible applicants to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
for the establishment of a quiet zone may apply to the commissioner for financial assistance
under this section.

Subd. 6.

Grants; authorization.

The commissioner may approve grants for financial
assistance to eligible applicants for capital costs associated with the establishment of a quiet
zone at a public highway-rail grade crossing. Qualifying capital costs include, but are not
limited to, the installation of grade crossing active warning devices and other traffic control
devices and associated roadwork necessary to meet the FRA criteria for approval of the
quiet zone.

Subd. 7.

Grants; criteria for grant award.

The commissioner must consider the
following criteria to evaluate applications for a grant award for a quiet zone project:

(1) the number of residents that will benefit from the establishment of the quiet zone
through a reduction in train horn noise;

(2) the number of existing grade crossings that will be closed, thereby improving public
safety;

(3) evidence that the project meets FRA qualifications and requirements for a quiet zone,
without the need for additional annual review by FRA per federal quiet zone regulations;

(4) nonstate financial participation as a percentage of total project cost; and

(5) the amount of state financial participation per resident benefiting from the project.

Sec. 84.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 219.20, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

When installation required; procedure.

At each grade crossing not
equipped with flashing lights or flashing lights and gates where, because of the dangers
attendant upon its use, the reasonable protection of life and property makes it necessary for
persons approaching the crossing to stop or yield before crossing the railroad tracks, stop
signs or yield signs
the railway company must be installed install yield signs in addition to
crossbuck signs
. When the government entity responsible for a road that crosses a railroad
track deems it necessary to install stop signs or rather than yield signs at that crossing, it
shall petition the commissioner to order the installation of the stop signs or yield signs. The
commissioner shall respond to the petition by investigating the conditions at the crossing
to determine whether stop signs or yield signs should be installed at the crossing instead of
yield signs
. On determining, after an investigation following a petition from a governmental
agency or subdivision or on the commissioner's own motion, that stop signs or yield signs
should be installed at a crossing, the commissioner shall designate the crossing as a stop
crossing or yield crossing and shall notify the railway company operating the railroad at
the crossing of this designation. Within 30 days after notification, the railway company
shall erect the uniform stop crossing signs or yield crossing signs in accordance with the
commissioner's order.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.
Railway companies must install yield signs required under this section before December
31, 2019.

Sec. 85.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 221.031, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


Subd. 2e.

Exemptions for pipeline welding trucks.

A pipeline welding truck, as defined
in Code of Federal Regulations, title 49, section 390.38, paragraph (b), including an individual
operating a pipeline welding truck and the employer of the individual, is exempt from any
requirement relating to:

(1) registration as a motor carrier, including the requirement to obtain and display a
United States Department of Transportation number under subdivision 6 and section 168.185;

(2) driver qualifications under section 221.0314, subdivision 2;

(3) driving of commercial motor vehicles under section 221.0314, subdivision 6;

(4) parts, accessories, and inspection, repair, and maintenance of commercial motor
vehicles under section 221.0314, subdivisions 7 and 10; and

(5) hours of service of drivers, including maximum driving and on-duty time under
section 221.0314, subdivision 9.

Sec. 86.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 222.49, is amended to read:


222.49 RAIL SERVICE IMPROVEMENT ACCOUNT; APPROPRIATION.

The rail service improvement account is created in the special revenue fund in the state
treasury
transportation priorities fund. The commissioner shall deposit in this account all
consists of funds as provided by law, and any other
money appropriated to or received by
the department for the purpose of rail service improvement
donated, allotted, transferred,
or otherwise provided to the account
, excluding bond proceeds as authorized by article XI,
section 5, clause (i), of the Minnesota Constitution. All money so deposited is appropriated
to the department for expenditure for rail service improvement in accordance with applicable
state and federal law. This appropriation shall not lapse but shall be available until the
purpose for which it was appropriated has been accomplished. No money appropriated to
the department for the purposes of administering the rail service improvement program
shall be deposited in the rail service improvement account nor shall such administrative
costs be paid from the account.

Sec. 87.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 222.50, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Grants.

The commissioner may approve grants from the rail service
improvement account for payment of up to 50 percent of the nonfederal share of the cost
of any rail line project under the federal rail service continuation program
freight rail service
improvements that support economic development
.

Sec. 88.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 222.50, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 6a.

Grants; freight railroad preservation and improvement.

(a) The
commissioner may make grants for freight railroad preservation and improvement as provided
in this subdivision and for the purposes specified in subdivision 7.

(b) The following entities are eligible to receive grant funds under this subdivision:
railroad companies that are classified by federal law or regulation as class II railroads, class
II rail carriers, class III railroads, or class III carriers; rail users; and local units of
government. An eligible recipient may receive funds regardless of rail facility ownership.

(c) When awarding grants, the commissioner must prioritize projects:

(1) identified under subdivision 7, paragraph (a), clauses (2) and (3);

(2) on segments experiencing low rail service use; and

(3) for applicants who commit more than 20 percent of total project costs from nonstate
and nonfederal sources.

(d) A grant under this subdivision must not exceed 80 percent of the total project cost.

Sec. 89.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 299D.03, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Training program.

The commissioner of public safety may provide training
programs for the purpose of obtaining qualified personnel for the State Patrol. Persons
accepted by the commissioner of public safety for training under this training program shall
be designated State Patrol trainees and shall receive a salary not to exceed no less than 70
percent of the basic salary for patrol officers as prescribed in subdivision 2, during the period
of the training. Nothing contained in this subdivision shall be construed to prevent the
commissioner of public safety from providing in-service training programs for State Patrol
officers. The commissioner of transportation shall furnish the commissioner of public safety
with lands and buildings necessary in providing in-service training programs and the
Department of Public Safety shall reimburse the Department of Transportation for all
reasonable costs incurred due to the provision of these training facilities.

Sec. 90.

[398A.095] LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL OF LIGHT RAIL PROJECTS.

Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, a regional railroad authority is prohibited from
spending any money to study, plan, design, or construct a light rail transit line, or expand
an existing light rail line, unless the legislature has explicitly authorized the particular
project.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Sec. 91.

[471.987] LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL OF LIGHT RAIL PROJECTS.

Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, a metropolitan county as defined in section
473.121, subdivision 4, or a home rule charter or statutory city located within the metropolitan
area as defined in section 473.121, subdivision 2, is prohibited from spending any money
to study, plan, design, or construct a light rail transit line, or expand an existing light rail
transit line, unless the legislature has explicitly authorized the particular project.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Sec. 92.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.13, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Budget.

(a) On or before December 20 of each year, the council shall
adopt a final budget covering its anticipated receipts and disbursements for the ensuing year
and shall decide upon the total amount necessary to be raised from ad valorem tax levies
to meet its budget. The budget shall state in detail the expenditures for each program to be
undertaken, including the expenses for salaries, consultant services, overhead, travel, printing,
and other items. The budget shall state in detail the capital expenditures of the council for
the budget year, based on a five-year capital program adopted by the council and transmitted
to the legislature. After adoption of the budget and no later than five working days after
December 20, the council shall certify to the auditor of each metropolitan county the share
of the tax to be levied within that county, which must be an amount bearing the same
proportion to the total levy agreed on by the council as the net tax capacity of the county
bears to the net tax capacity of the metropolitan area. The maximum amount of any levy
made for the purpose of this chapter may not exceed the limits set by the statute authorizing
the levy.

(b) Each even-numbered year the council shall prepare for its must include in its budget
transit programs a financial plan financial planning information for the succeeding next
three calendar years, in half-year segments that coincide with the council and state fiscal
years
. The financial plan information must contain schedules of user charges and any changes
in user charges planned or anticipated by the council during the period of the plan. The
financial plan information must contain a proposed request for state financial assistance, if
any,
for the succeeding state biennium.

(c) In addition, the budget must show for each year:

(1) the estimated operating revenues from all sources including funds on hand at the
beginning of the year, and estimated expenditures for costs of operation, administration,
maintenance, and debt service;

(2) capital improvement funds estimated to be on hand at the beginning of the year and
estimated to be received during the year from all sources and estimated cost of capital
improvements to be paid out or expended during the year, all in such detail and form as the
council may prescribe; and

(3) the estimated source and use of pass-through funds.

(d) In a year that is the second fiscal year of the state biennium, the budget must identify
state assistance from the general fund for transit operations at the same amount as the state
general fund base, if any.

EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION.

This section is effective the day following
final enactment and applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey,
Scott, and Washington.

Sec. 93.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.146, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Development guide: transportation.

(a) The transportation chapter must
include policies relating to all transportation forms and be designed to promote the legislative
determinations, policies, and goals set forth in section 473.371.

(b) In addition to the policy plan content requirements under subdivision 1, the policy
plan must also establish as a primary objective an increase of the average farebox recovery
ratio, calculated for all regular routes and lines operated by the council, to at least 40 percent
by 2022. The plan must identify strategies to achieve the farebox recovery objective under
this paragraph.

(c) In addition to the requirements of subdivision 1 regarding the contents of the policy
plan, the nontransit element of the transportation chapter must include the following:

(1) a statement of the needs and problems of the metropolitan area with respect to the
functions covered, including the present and prospective demand for and constraints on
access to regional business concentrations and other major activity centers and the constraints
on and acceptable levels of development and vehicular trip generation at such centers;

(2) the objectives of and the policies to be forwarded by the policy plan;

(3) a general description of the physical facilities and services to be developed;

(4) a statement as to the general location of physical facilities and service areas;

(5) a general statement of timing and priorities in the development of those physical
facilities and service areas;

(6) a detailed statement, updated every two years, of timing and priorities for
improvements and expenditures needed on the metropolitan highway system;

(7) a general statement on the level of public expenditure appropriate to the facilities;
and

(8) a long-range assessment of air transportation trends and factors that may affect airport
development in the metropolitan area and policies and strategies that will ensure a
comprehensive, coordinated, and timely investigation and evaluation of alternatives for
airport development.

(d) The council shall develop the nontransit element in consultation with the transportation
advisory board and the Metropolitan Airports Commission and cities having an airport
located within or adjacent to its corporate boundaries. The council shall also take into
consideration the airport development and operations plans and activities of the commission.
The council shall transmit the results to the state Department of Transportation.

EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION.

This section is effective the day following
final enactment and applies to all future updates to the plan. This section applies in the
counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington.

Sec. 94.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.388, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Financial assistance.

(a) The council must grant the requested financial
assistance if it determines that the proposed service is intended to replace the service to the
applying city or town or combination thereof by the council and that the proposed service
will meet the needs of the applicant at least as efficiently and effectively as the existing
service.

(b) The minimum amount of assistance which the council must provide to a system
under this section may not be less than the sum of the amounts determined calculated for
each municipality comprising the system as follows: of the replacement service
municipalities.

(c) The minimum amount of financial assistance for each replacement service
municipality is calculated as:

(1) an amount equal to 4.3 percent of the total state revenues generated from the taxes
imposed under chapter 297B for the current fiscal year; times

(2) the ratio of (i) the transit operating assistance grants received under this subdivision
by the municipality in calendar year 2001 or the tax revenues for transit services levied by
the municipality for taxes payable in 2001, including that portion of the levy derived from
the areawide pool under section 473F.08, subdivision 3, clause (a), plus the portion of the
municipality's aid under Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 273.1398, subdivision 2,
attributable to the transit levy; times (2) the ratio of (i) an amount equal to 3.74 percent of
the state revenues generated from the taxes imposed under chapter 297B for the current
fiscal year
to (ii) the total transit operating assistance grants received under this subdivision
in calendar year 2001 or the tax revenues for transit services levied by all replacement
service municipalities under this section for taxes payable in 2001, including that portion
of the levy derived from the areawide pool under section 473F.08, subdivision 3, clause
(a), plus the portion of homestead and agricultural credit aid under Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 273.1398, subdivision 2, attributable to nondebt transit levies; times

(3) the ratio of (i) the municipality's total taxable market value for taxes payable in 2006
divided by the municipality's total taxable market value for taxes payable in 2001, to (ii)
the total taxable market value of all property located in replacement service municipalities
for taxes payable in 2006 divided by the total taxable market value of all property located
in replacement service municipalities for taxes payable in 2001.

(c) The council shall pay the amount to be provided to the recipient from the funds the
council receives in the metropolitan area transit account under section 16A.88.

EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION.

This section is effective the day following
final enactment and applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey,
Scott, and Washington.

Sec. 95.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.39, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 6.

Limitation on certain debt obligations.

The council is prohibited from issuing
certificates of participation, certificates of indebtedness, bonds, or other obligations secured
in whole or in part by a pledge of motor vehicle sales tax revenue received under sections
16A.88 and 297B.09, or by a pledge of any earnings from the council's investment of motor
vehicle sales tax revenues.

EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION.

This section is effective the day following
final enactment and applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey,
Scott, and Washington.

Sec. 96.

[473.3985] LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL OF LIGHT RAIL PROJECTS.

Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, a responsible authority, as defined in section
473.3993, subdivision 4, is prohibited from spending any money to study, plan, design, or
construct a light rail line, or expand an existing light rail transit line, unless the legislature
has explicitly authorized the particular project.

EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION.

This section is effective the day following
final enactment and applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey,
Scott, and Washington.

Sec. 97.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.3994, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


Subd. 15.

Project development requirements; colocation.

The council must establish
standards and criteria for colocation of freight rail and light rail transit on shared track or
on adjacent track in a shared rail corridor that apply to light rail transit project development.
The standards and criteria must:

(1) identify colocation safety criteria based on the results of an independent audit and
review, which must be analyzed in an environmental impact statement for each applicable
light rail transit project;

(2) incorporate substantially similar safety standards for a light rail transit project as
established by the Federal Railroad Administration for freight rail, including but not limited
to those pertaining to engineering, track-work planning, track safety, inspections, training
and operations, routing, emergency preparedness, and signage and warning systems;

(3) prohibit operation of a train carrying oil or other hazardous substances through a
light rail transit project construction work zone;

(4) specify project design elements to address safety considerations resulting from
colocation;

(5) account for project costs resulting from colocation safety considerations; and

(6) for adjacent track in a shared corridor, provide for sufficient track spacing separation
to ensure the likelihood of impacts on operations on a track due to derailment of a train on
the adjacent track is minimized.

EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION.

This section is effective the day following
final enactment and applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey,
Scott, and Washington.

Sec. 98.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.3994, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


Subd. 16.

Project development requirements; alternatives and benefits analysis.

(a)
As part of light rail transit project development and prior to initiating an environmental
analysis or preliminary engineering, the responsible authority must perform an alternatives
and benefits analysis.

(b) In addition to any other information or requirements, the alternatives and benefits
analysis must:

(1) include (i) a no-build option; and (ii) options for each major transit mode, including
but not limited to regular route bus service, arterial bus rapid transit, highway bus rapid
transit, express bus service, and dedicated busway;

(2) evaluate capacity adequacy and congestion impacts under each option;

(3) include a comprehensive benefit-cost analysis; and

(4) review conformity with the transportation policy plan under section 473.146.

EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION.

This section is effective the day following
final enactment and applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey,
Scott, and Washington.

Sec. 99.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.4051, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Capital costs.

State money may not be used to pay more than ten percent of
the total capital cost of a light rail transit project. The council and a local governmental unit
must not specify or estimate state sources of funds in financial planning for the capital cost
of a light rail transit project, unless funds have been specifically made available by law for
the project.

EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION.

This section is effective the day following
final enactment and applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey,
Scott, and Washington.

Sec. 100.

[473.4052] RIGHTS-OF-WAY USE; CONTRACTS.

(a) The council or a metropolitan county, or public entity contracting with the council
or county, may contract with a railroad that is a class I, class II, or class III railroad under
federal law for the joint or shared use of right-of-way for light rail transit and freight rail
purposes or for the construction, operation, or maintenance of rail track, facilities, or services
for light rail transit and freight rail purposes.

(b) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, a contract under paragraph (a) may also
provide for the allocation of financial responsibility, indemnification, and the procurement
of insurance for the parties for all types of claims or damages.

(c) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, a class I, class II, or class III railroad
operating pursuant to a contract under this section has the same limits to liability for all
types of claims or damages as provided to a municipality under sections 466.04 and 466.06,
in an action arising from or related to an incident:

(1) occurring within the joint or shared use of right-of-way; and

(2) involving both freight rail and light rail transit.

(d) A contract entered into under this section does not affect rights of employees under
the federal Employers' Liability Act (1908) (Railroads), Statutes at Large, volume 35, chapter
149, or the federal Railway Labor Act, Statutes at Large, volume 44, chapter 347.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective on the date that the council enters into
a full funding grant agreement with the Federal Transit Administration for construction of
a light rail transit line or line extension, excluding an agreement entered into prior to the
date of enactment of this act. This section applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota,
Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington.

Sec. 101. TRANSPORTATION PROJECT SELECTION PROCESS.

Subdivision 1.

Adoption of best practices.

(a) The commissioner of transportation,
after consultation with the Federal Highway Administration, metropolitan planning
organizations, regional development commissions, area transportation partnerships, local
governments, the Metropolitan Council, and transportation stakeholders, must develop,
adopt, and implement best practices for project evaluation and selection to apply to the
standard project process and to special programs, such as corridors of commerce. The
commissioner must adopt and begin implementing the best practices no later than January
1, 2018, and may update the best practices as appropriate. The commissioner must publish
the best practices and updates on the department's Web site and through other effective
means selected by the commissioner.

(b) The best practices adopted under this section must:

(1) describe each selection process and identification of ranking criteria and weight of
each criterion with respect to any selection process;

(2) identify and apply all relevant criteria contained in enacted Minnesota or federal law,
or added by the commissioner;

(3) identify for stakeholders and the general public the candidate project selected under
each selection process and every project considered that was not selected;

(4) involve area transportation partnerships and other local authorities, as appropriate,
in the process of scoring and ranking candidate projects under consideration; and

(5) publicize scoring, ranking, and decision outcomes concerning each candidate project,
including the projects that were considered but not selected.

Subd. 2.

Report to legislature.

By March 1, 2018, the commissioner must submit a
report to the members and staff of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over
transportation policy and finance concerning the adopted best practices and how the best
practices are anticipated to improve the consistency, objectivity, and transparency of the
selection process. The report must include information on input from members of the public
and the organizations identified in subdivision 1.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Sec. 102. CORRIDORS OF COMMERCE PROJECT SELECTION.

Notwithstanding the requirements of Minnesota Statutes, section 161.088, subdivisions
3 to 5, the commissioner of transportation must include that segment of marked U.S. Highway
212 from Chaska to Montevideo as an eligible highway in the next project solicitation and
selection process undertaken for the corridors of commerce program under that section.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Sec. 103. DRIVER'S LICENSE AGENT IN NEW BRIGHTON.

(a) The commissioner of public safety must revise the appointment of the city of New
Brighton as a driver's license agent to provide authority to operate as a full-service driver
licensing office located in New Brighton city hall. This paragraph applies notwithstanding:
(1) Minnesota Statutes, section 171.061; (2) requirements under Minnesota Rules, part
7404.0300, subpart 3; and (3) procedures for county board appointment of a driver's license
agent, including under Minnesota Rules, part 7404.0350. All other provisions regarding the
appointment and operation of a driver's license agent under Minnesota Statutes, section
171.061, and Minnesota Rules, chapter 7404, apply.

(b) The commissioner must make the appointment under this section within two weeks
of receipt of an appointment application pursuant to the commissioner's procedures under
Minnesota Rules.

Sec. 104. TRANSPORTATION POLICY PLAN UPDATE.

By December 31, 2017, the Metropolitan Council must revise the transportation policy
plan under Minnesota Statutes, section 473.146, subdivision 3.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment and
applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington.

Sec. 105. REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT PROJECTS.

Subject to approval as provided under Minnesota Statutes, section 473.3985, the
requirements established under Minnesota Statutes, section 473.3994, subdivisions 15 and
16, apply to any light rail transit construction or expansion project that is in project
development, including but not limited to design or engineering, as of the effective date of
this section.

EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION.

This section is effective the day following
final enactment and applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey,
Scott, and Washington.

Sec. 106. ELECTRONIC STORAGE STANDARDS.

On or before August 1, 2017, the commissioner of public safety must establish standards
for the conversion by deputy registrars and driver's license agents to secure electronic storage
of certain records under Minnesota Statutes, sections 168.33, subdivision 2, and 171.061,
subdivision 3. The standards must specify minimum system security requirements, as well
as any procedural requirements for the destruction of existing and new paper-based records,
consistent with the requirements of Minnesota Statutes, section 138.17. The authority to
establish or amend standards under this section expires August 1, 2018.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Sec. 107. RULE CHANGE ON SCHOOL BUS OPERATION.

The commissioner of public safety must amend Minnesota Rules, part 7470.1000, subpart
2, so that it is consistent with Minnesota Statutes, section 169.443, subdivision 2, using the
good cause procedure under Minnesota Statutes, section 14.388.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Sec. 108. CONVEYANCE OF LAND; TOWN OF WILMA.

(a) Upon receipt of $100, the commissioner of transportation shall convey by quitclaim
deed the following described property and improvements thereon, owned by the state, to
the town of Wilma in Pine County, to be used by the Duxbury Volunteer Fire Department:

That part of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 8, Township 42
North, Range 17 West, Pine County, Minnesota, described as follows: Beginning at a point
on the south line of said Section 8, distant 1,318.35 feet West to the southeast corner thereof;
thence North along the east line of said Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter for 300
feet; thence West for 200 feet; thence South for 300 feet to the south line of said Section 8;
thence East along said south line to the point of beginning.

(b) The conveyance under this section must be in a form approved by the attorney general.
The attorney general may make changes to the land description to correct errors and ensure
accuracy.

Sec. 109. CONVEYANCE FOR HISTORICAL PURPOSES; MCKINSTRY
SURPLUS LANDS.

(a) Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the commissioner may convey as
provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 161.44, land described in paragraph (b), including
any improvements on the lands, owned in fee by the state for trunk highway purposes, but
no longer needed, to the Minnesota Historical Society for historical purposes. The conveyance
must be without financial consideration. The lands conveyed must become a part of the
state's historic sites program under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 138.

(b) The lands that may be conveyed are specifically related to the properties of the
McKinstry Mounds and portions of the McKinstry Village site owned by the Department
of Transportation, located along Trunk Highway 11 in Koochiching County.

Sec. 110. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION CONTRACT CANCELLATION
AND LOAN FORGIVENESS.

The commissioner of transportation must provide loan forgiveness for the $4,300,000
remaining balance on Contract No. 82799, originally executed with the Minnesota Valley
Regional Rail Authority on January 28, 2002, and must cancel all future payments under
the contract. The commissioner is prohibited from requiring or accepting additional payments
under Contract No. 82799 as of the effective date of this section.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Sec. 111. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION EFFICIENCIES.

(a) In fiscal years 2018 and 2019, the commissioner of transportation must implement
efficiencies, including as identified by the Transportation Strategic Management and
Operations Advisory Task Force report under Laws 2008, chapter 152, article 6, section 9,
equal to at least 15 percent of the appropriations made in this act to the commissioner from
the trunk highway fund in fiscal years 2018 and 2019 that are above base appropriations
for those years.

(b) The efficiency savings resulting from the requirements in paragraph (a) are for the
construction, maintenance, or rehabilitation of trunk highways, including roads and bridges.

Sec. 112. MARKED TRUNK HIGHWAY 316 SAFETY IN HASTINGS;
MORATORIUM AND REPORT.

Subdivision 1.

Speed limit moratorium.

The commissioner of transportation is
prohibited from adjusting or requiring adjustment to the speed limit on marked Trunk
Highway 316, known as Red Wing Boulevard, from the intersection with marked U.S.
Highway 61 to Tuttle Drive, in the city of Hastings. The prohibition in this subdivision does
not apply to (1) a local road authority that is authorized to adjust a speed limit without a
traffic and engineering study as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 169.14; or (2)
establishment of a work zone speed limit under Minnesota Statutes, section 169.14,
subdivision 5d.

Subd. 2.

Legislative report.

(a) By March 1, 2018, the commissioner of transportation
must submit a report on roadway safety on the segment of marked Trunk Highway 316
specified in subdivision 1 to the members and staff of the legislative committees with
jurisdiction over transportation policy and finance. As part of developing the report, the
commissioner must hold at least two hearings at locations within the city of Hastings.

(b) At a minimum, the report must review road design and other safety issues on the
segment, identify options for safety improvements, provide details on the decision making
process for proposed speed limit adjustments, summarize and respond to comments from
the hearings required under paragraph (a), and include copies of recent traffic and engineering
studies on adjusting speed limits in Hastings.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective retroactively from January 1, 2017.

Sec. 113. MARKED INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 35 WEIGH STATION;
MORATORIUM AND REPORT.

Subdivision 1.

Weigh station moratorium.

On or before February 1, 2018, the
commissioner of transportation is prohibited from designing, engineering, or constructing
a motor vehicle weigh station for the southbound direction of travel on marked Interstate
Highway 35, between the marked Interstate Highways 35W/35E split and two miles northerly
of the split.

Subd. 2.

Legislative report.

By February 1, 2018, the commissioner of transportation
must submit a report on weigh station access and traffic safety on the segment of marked
Interstate Highway 35 identified in subdivision 1 to the members and staff of the legislative
committees with jurisdiction over transportation policy and finance. At a minimum, the
report must include analysis of traffic safety impacts resulting from motor vehicle departures
from the proposed weigh station that proceed southerly on marked Interstate Highways 35E
or 35W.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Sec. 114. DEFICIENT BRIDGE WEIGHT LIMITS; STUDY AND ANALYSIS.

(a) By November 15, 2017, the commissioner of transportation must complete a study
and analysis of posted weight limits on state and local bridges to identify deficient bridges
in those geographic regions of the state where fluid milk is transported from points of
production to points of first processing. The study and analysis must:

(1) identify bridges with posted weight limits;

(2) review the vehicle weight limits under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169, including
Minnesota Statutes, section 169.8295, relative to bridge posting standards;

(3) analyze vehicle routing considerations for transportation of fluid milk; and

(4) include geographic mapping information that is made available to milk haulers, milk
processing facilities, local road authorities, and other interested stakeholders.

(b) Upon request by the commissioner, local road authorities must provide information
on bridges under their respective jurisdictions in a timely manner.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Sec. 115. TRUNK HIGHWAY 65 IMPROVEMENT STUDY.

(a) The commissioner of transportation must perform a study of congestion and safety
improvements on marked Trunk Highway 65 from northerly of Anoka County Highway
10 to Anoka County State-Aid Highway 116, known as Bunker Lake Boulevard, in Blaine
and Ham Lake. At a minimum, the study must:

(1) analyze current and projected traffic congestion;

(2) analyze impacts to freight transportation;

(3) evaluate options and identify cost estimates to reduce congestion in the corridor; and

(4) evaluate options and identify cost estimates for congestion reduction and safety
improvements at Anoka County State-Aid Highway 12, known as 109th Avenue.

(b) The commissioner must submit a copy of the study to the members and staff of the
legislative committees with jurisdiction over transportation policy and finance.

Sec. 116. INTERSTATE 94/494/694 INTERCHANGE IMPROVEMENT STUDY.

The commissioner of transportation must conduct a safety improvement and congestion
relief study for the interchange of marked Interstate Highways 94, 494, and 694 in the cities
of Oakdale and Woodbury. At a minimum, the study must: (1) provide specific
recommendations to improve the safety of the interchange and reduce congestion at the
interchange and on associated arterial roads; and (2) include cost estimates for each
recommended improvement. The commissioner must report the findings and
recommendations of the study to the legislative committees having jurisdiction over
transportation policy and finance within 180 days after the effective date of this section.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Sec. 117. HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION COSTS AND COST INFLATION STUDY.

(a) The commissioner of transportation must enter into an agreement with an organization
or entity having relevant expertise to conduct a study on highway construction costs, inflation,
and cost estimating. The study must be designed to identify and analyze the nature of
discrepancies in highway construction costs and cost inflation estimates between Minnesota
and other federal and national measures.

(b) At a minimum, the study must:

(1) include an overview of highway construction cost and cost estimation issues;

(2) establish benchmarks to compare costs in Minnesota to at least four other states that
are comparable based on climate and construction characteristics, including historical
state-by-state review of at least the following cost factors: (i) direct input costs associated
with highway construction, (ii) cost impacts from construction standards and requirements
established in law, and (iii) cost impacts from use of alternative methods of contracting and
project management;

(3) identify factors specific to Minnesota, if any, that contribute to cost differences,
based on the benchmarks established in clause (2);

(4) evaluate the methodology used for highway construction cost calculation and indexing
in Minnesota, including (i) review of associated best practices, (ii) comparison of federal
and Minnesota state highway construction cost index methodologies utilizing historical cost
data for Minnesota, (iii) identification of the reasons for any past discrepancies or differences
between state and federal highway construction cost indexing, and (iv) analysis of the
historical accuracy of the Minnesota highway construction cost index compared to actual
costs; and

(5) provide specific recommendations for road authorities and legislative changes to
reduce highway construction costs.

(c) By February 15, 2018, the commissioner must submit a report on the study to the
members and staff of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over transportation policy
and finance.

Sec. 118. VIBRATION SUSCEPTIBILITY STUDY ON CALHOUN ISLES
PROPERTY.

(a) Within 21 days from the effective date of this act, the Metropolitan Council must
enter into a contract with an engineering group for the engineering group to conduct a
vibration susceptibility study on Calhoun Isles property, including the high-rise building,
townhomes, and parking ramp. The study must:

(1) evaluate the susceptibility of the Calhoun Isles property to vibration during
construction and during operations of a light rail train;

(2) categorize the Calhoun Isles property based on the susceptibility evaluation; and

(3) address mitigation measures and operational changes required to protect the Calhoun
Isles property from vibratory damage.

(b) The Calhoun Isles Condominium Association must select the engineering group and
notify the Metropolitan Council of the selection within seven days from the effective date
of this act. The Metropolitan Council must bear the entire cost of the study.

EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION.

This section is effective the day following
final enactment and applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey,
Scott, and Washington.

Sec. 119. REPORT ON DEDICATED FUND EXPENDITURES.

By February 15, 2018, the commissioners of transportation and public safety, in
consultation with the commissioner of management and budget, must jointly submit a report
to the members and staff of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over transportation
finance. The report must update the information required in the report under Laws 2015,
chapter 75, article 2, section 56, including a detailed list of expenditures and transfers from
the trunk highway fund and highway user tax distribution fund for fiscal years 2014 through
2018, and information on the purpose of each expenditure.

Sec. 120. LEGISLATIVE ROUTE NO. 123 REMOVED.

(a) Minnesota Statutes, section 161.115, subdivision 54, is repealed effective the day
after the commissioner of transportation receives a copy of the agreement between the
commissioner and the governing body of Le Sueur County to transfer jurisdiction of
Legislative Route No. 123 and after the commissioner notifies the revisor of statutes under
paragraph (b).

(b) The revisor of statutes shall delete the route identified in paragraph (a) from Minnesota
Statutes when the commissioner of transportation sends notice to the revisor electronically
or in writing that the conditions required to transfer the route have been satisfied.

Sec. 121. LEGISLATIVE ROUTE NO. 225 REMOVED.

(a) Minnesota Statutes, section 161.115, subdivision 156, is repealed effective the day
after the commissioner of transportation receives a copy of the agreement between the
commissioner and the governing body of Becker County to transfer jurisdiction of Legislative
Route No. 225 and after the commissioner notifies the revisor of statutes under paragraph
(b).

(b) The revisor of statutes shall delete the route identified in paragraph (a) from Minnesota
Statutes when the commissioner of transportation sends notice to the revisor electronically
or in writing that the conditions required to transfer the route have been satisfied.

Sec. 122. REVISOR'S INSTRUCTION.

The revisor of statutes shall recodify (1) Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.908, as
Minnesota Statutes, section 168A.295; and (2) Minnesota Statutes, section 174.93, as
Minnesota Statutes, section 473.4485. The revisor shall correct any cross-references made
necessary by the recodifications.

Sec. 123. LEGISLATIVE ROUTE NO. 101 REMOVED; REPEALER.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.115, subdivision 32, is repealed.

Sec. 124. REPEALER.

(a) Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 169.4502, subdivision 5; and 473.4051, subdivision
2,
are repealed.

(b) Minnesota Rules, parts 8810.0800, subpart 3; and 8810.1300, subpart 4, are repealed.

APPENDIX

Repealed Minnesota Statutes: H0861-5

161.115 ADDITIONAL TRUNK HIGHWAYS.

Subd. 32.

Route No. 101.

Beginning at a point on Route No. 1 at or near Faribault, thence extending in a northerly direction to a point on Route No. 50.

169.4502 ADDITIONAL MINNESOTA SCHOOL BUS CHASSIS STANDARDS.

Subd. 5.

Electrical system; battery.

(a) The storage battery, as established by the manufacturer's rating, must be of sufficient capacity to care for starting, lighting, signal devices, heating, and other electrical equipment. In a bus with a gas-powered chassis, the battery or batteries must provide a minimum of 800 cold cranking amperes. In a bus with a diesel-powered chassis, the battery or batteries must provide a minimum of 1050 cold cranking amperes.

(b) In a type B bus with a gross vehicle weight rating of 15,000 pounds or more, and type C and D buses, the battery shall be temporarily mounted on the chassis frame. The final location of the battery and the appropriate cable lengths in these buses must comply with the SBMI design objectives booklet.

(c) All batteries shall be mounted according to chassis manufacturers' recommendations.

(d) In a type C bus, other than are powered by diesel fuel, a battery providing at least 550 cold cranking amperes may be installed in the engine compartment only if used in combination with a generator or alternator of at least 130 amperes.

(e) A bus with a gross vehicle weight rating of 15,000 pounds or less may be equipped with a battery to provide a minimum of 550 cold cranking amperes only if used in combination with an alternator of at least 130 amperes. This paragraph does not apply to those buses with wheelchair lifts or diesel engines.

473.4051 LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION.

Subd. 2.

Operating costs.

After operating revenue and federal money have been used to pay for light rail transit operations, 50 percent of the remaining operating costs must be paid by the state.

Repealed Minnesota Rule: H0861-5

8810.0800 SCENIC AREAS.

Subp. 3.

On-premise signs.

Within a scenic area on-premise signs as follows are allowed:

A.

one name plate sign per real estate parcel not to exceed eight square feet in size including trim and border but excluding base and apron supports and other structural members;

B.

two signs, one facing each direction of traffic per real estate parcel not exceeding eight square feet in size per each face, including trim and border but excluding base and apron supports and other structural members, for the purpose of advertising the sale, hire, or lease of the property or contiguous property of the parcel owner, lessee, or occupant; and

C.

any sign not exceeding 150 square feet in size (per face) including border, trim, or other embellishments, excluding base and apron supports and other structural members advertising the business conducted, services rendered, goods produced or sold that is within 100 feet in either direction of travel (as measured along the edge of the roadbed) from the site on the property where said activity or activities are conducted or access thereto is provided. Outside this 100 feet of the site on the property where said activity or activities are conducted or access thereto is provided there shall not be more than two on-premise advertising devices, one facing each direction of traffic.

8810.1300 PERMITS, FEES, AND RENEWALS.

Subp. 4.

Expiration and renewal.

Requests for permit renewals will not be accepted more than 60 calendar days prior to the expiration date of the permit. All permits within scenic areas will expire on December 31 of each year. All permits for signs in nonscenic areas will expire on June 30 of every year.

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34.17 34.18 34.19 34.20 34.21 34.22 34.23 34.24
34.25 34.26 34.27 34.28 34.29 34.30 34.31 35.1 35.2 35.3 35.4 35.5 35.6
35.7 35.8 35.9
35.10 35.11
35.12 35.13 35.14 35.15 35.16 35.17 35.18 35.19 35.20 35.21 35.22 35.23 35.24 35.25 35.26 35.27 35.28 35.29 35.30
36.1
36.2 36.3 36.4 36.5 36.6 36.7 36.8 36.9 36.10 36.11 36.12 36.13 36.14 36.15 36.16 36.17 36.18
36.19 36.20 36.21 36.22 36.23 36.24 36.25 36.26 36.27 36.28 36.29 36.30 36.31 37.1 37.2 37.3 37.4 37.5 37.6 37.7 37.8 37.9 37.10 37.11 37.12 37.13 37.14 37.15 37.16 37.17 37.18 37.19 37.20 37.21 37.22 37.23 37.24 37.25 37.26 37.27 37.28 37.29 37.30 37.31 37.32 38.1 38.2 38.3 38.4 38.5 38.6 38.7 38.8 38.9 38.10 38.11 38.12 38.13 38.14 38.15 38.16 38.17 38.18 38.19 38.20 38.21 38.22 38.23 38.24 38.25 38.26 38.27 38.28
38.29 38.30 38.31 38.32 39.1 39.2 39.3 39.4 39.5 39.6 39.7 39.8 39.9 39.10 39.11 39.12 39.13 39.14
39.15 39.16 39.17 39.18 39.19 39.20 39.21 39.22 39.23 39.24 39.25 39.26 39.27 39.28 39.29 39.30 39.31 40.1 40.2 40.3 40.4 40.5 40.6 40.7 40.8 40.9 40.10 40.11
40.12 40.13 40.14 40.15 40.16 40.17 40.18 40.19 40.20 40.21 40.22 40.23 40.24 40.25 40.26 40.27 40.28 40.29 40.30 41.1 41.2 41.3 41.4 41.5 41.6 41.7 41.8 41.9 41.10 41.11 41.12 41.13 41.14 41.15
41.16 41.17 41.18 41.19
41.20 41.21 41.22 41.23 41.24
41.25 41.26 41.27 41.28 41.29 41.30 41.31
42.1 42.2 42.3 42.4 42.5 42.6 42.7
42.8 42.9 42.10 42.11 42.12 42.13
42.14 42.15 42.16 42.17 42.18 42.19 42.20 42.21 42.22 42.23 42.24 42.25 42.26 42.27 42.28 42.29 42.30
43.1 43.2 43.3 43.4 43.5
43.6 43.7 43.8 43.9 43.10 43.11 43.12 43.13 43.14 43.15 43.16
43.17 43.18 43.19 43.20 43.21 43.22 43.23 43.24 43.25
43.26 43.27 43.28 43.29 43.30 43.31 43.32
44.1 44.2 44.3 44.4 44.5
44.6 44.7 44.8 44.9 44.10 44.11 44.12 44.13 44.14 44.15 44.16 44.17 44.18 44.19 44.20 44.21 44.22 44.23 44.24 44.25 44.26 44.27 44.28 44.29 44.30 44.31 44.32 45.1 45.2
45.3
45.4 45.5 45.6 45.7 45.8 45.9 45.10 45.11 45.12
45.13
45.14 45.15 45.16 45.17 45.18 45.19 45.20 45.21 45.22 45.23 45.24
45.25
45.26 45.27 45.28 45.29 45.30 46.1 46.2 46.3 46.4 46.5 46.6 46.7 46.8 46.9 46.10 46.11 46.12 46.13 46.14 46.15 46.16 46.17 46.18
46.19 46.20
46.21 46.22 46.23 46.24 46.25 46.26 46.27 46.28 46.29 46.30 47.1 47.2 47.3 47.4 47.5 47.6 47.7 47.8 47.9 47.10 47.11 47.12 47.13 47.14 47.15 47.16 47.17 47.18 47.19 47.20 47.21 47.22
47.23 47.24
47.25 47.26 47.27 47.28 47.29 47.30 48.1 48.2 48.3 48.4 48.5 48.6 48.7 48.8 48.9 48.10 48.11 48.12 48.13 48.14 48.15 48.16 48.17 48.18 48.19 48.20
48.21 48.22
48.23 48.24 48.25 48.26 48.27 48.28 48.29 48.30 48.31
49.1 49.2 49.3 49.4 49.5 49.6 49.7 49.8 49.9 49.10 49.11 49.12 49.13 49.14 49.15 49.16 49.17 49.18 49.19 49.20 49.21 49.22 49.23 49.24 49.25 49.26 49.27 49.28 49.29 49.30 49.31 49.32 49.33 50.1 50.2 50.3 50.4 50.5 50.6 50.7 50.8 50.9 50.10 50.11 50.12 50.13 50.14 50.15 50.16 50.17 50.18 50.19 50.20 50.21 50.22 50.23 50.24 50.25 50.26 50.27 50.28 50.29 50.30
50.31 50.32 50.33 50.34 51.1 51.2 51.3 51.4 51.5 51.6 51.7 51.8 51.9 51.10 51.11 51.12 51.13 51.14
51.15
51.16 51.17 51.18 51.19 51.20 51.21 51.22 51.23 51.24 51.25 51.26 51.27 51.28 51.29
51.30 51.31 51.32 51.33 52.1 52.2 52.3 52.4 52.5 52.6 52.7 52.8 52.9 52.10 52.11 52.12 52.13 52.14 52.15 52.16 52.17 52.18 52.19 52.20 52.21 52.22 52.23 52.24 52.25 52.26
52.27 52.28 52.29 52.30 53.1 53.2 53.3 53.4 53.5 53.6 53.7 53.8 53.9 53.10 53.11 53.12 53.13 53.14 53.15 53.16 53.17 53.18 53.19 53.20
53.21 53.22 53.23 53.24 53.25 53.26 53.27 53.28 53.29 53.30 53.31 53.32 53.33 54.1 54.2 54.3 54.4 54.5 54.6 54.7 54.8 54.9 54.10 54.11 54.12 54.13 54.14 54.15
54.16
54.17 54.18 54.19 54.20 54.21 54.22 54.23 54.24 54.25 54.26 54.27 54.28 54.29 54.30 54.31 54.32
54.33
55.1 55.2 55.3 55.4 55.5 55.6 55.7 55.8 55.9 55.10 55.11 55.12 55.13 55.14
55.15 55.16 55.17 55.18 55.19 55.20 55.21 55.22 55.23 55.24 55.25 55.26 55.27 55.28 55.29 55.30 56.1 56.2 56.3
56.4 56.5 56.6 56.7 56.8 56.9 56.10 56.11 56.12 56.13 56.14
56.15 56.16
56.17 56.18 56.19 56.20 56.21 56.22
56.23 56.24 56.25 56.26 56.27 56.28 56.29 56.30 56.31 57.1 57.2 57.3 57.4 57.5 57.6
57.7 57.8 57.9 57.10 57.11 57.12 57.13 57.14 57.15 57.16 57.17 57.18 57.19 57.20 57.21 57.22 57.23
57.24 57.25 57.26 57.27 57.28 57.29
57.30 57.31 57.32 58.1 58.2 58.3 58.4 58.5 58.6 58.7 58.8 58.9
58.10 58.11 58.12 58.13 58.14 58.15 58.16 58.17 58.18 58.19 58.20
58.21 58.22 58.23 58.24 58.25 58.26 58.27 58.28 58.29 58.30 58.31 58.32 59.1 59.2
59.3 59.4 59.5 59.6 59.7 59.8 59.9
59.10 59.11 59.12 59.13 59.14 59.15 59.16 59.17 59.18 59.19 59.20 59.21 59.22 59.23 59.24 59.25 59.26 59.27 59.28 59.29 59.30 59.31 59.32 59.33 60.1 60.2 60.3 60.4 60.5 60.6 60.7
60.8 60.9 60.10 60.11 60.12 60.13 60.14 60.15 60.16 60.17 60.18 60.19 60.20 60.21 60.22 60.23 60.24 60.25
60.26
60.27 60.28 60.29 60.30 61.1 61.2 61.3 61.4 61.5 61.6 61.7 61.8 61.9 61.10 61.11 61.12 61.13 61.14 61.15 61.16 61.17 61.18
61.19 61.20 61.21 61.22 61.23 61.24 61.25 61.26 61.27 61.28 61.29 61.30 61.31 62.1 62.2 62.3 62.4 62.5 62.6 62.7 62.8 62.9 62.10 62.11 62.12 62.13 62.14 62.15 62.16 62.17 62.18 62.19 62.20 62.21 62.22 62.23 62.24 62.25 62.26 62.27 62.28 62.29 62.30 62.31 62.32 63.1 63.2 63.3 63.4 63.5 63.6
63.7
63.8 63.9 63.10 63.11 63.12 63.13 63.14 63.15 63.16 63.17 63.18 63.19 63.20 63.21 63.22 63.23 63.24 63.25 63.26 63.27 63.28 63.29 64.1 64.2 64.3 64.4 64.5 64.6 64.7 64.8 64.9 64.10 64.11 64.12 64.13 64.14 64.15 64.16 64.17 64.18 64.19 64.20 64.21 64.22 64.23 64.24 64.25 64.26 64.27 64.28 64.29 64.30 64.31 64.32 64.33 65.1 65.2 65.3 65.4 65.5 65.6 65.7 65.8 65.9 65.10 65.11 65.12 65.13 65.14 65.15 65.16 65.17 65.18 65.19 65.20 65.21 65.22 65.23 65.24
65.25 65.26 65.27 65.28 65.29 65.30 65.31 65.32 65.33 66.1 66.2 66.3 66.4
66.5 66.6 66.7 66.8 66.9 66.10 66.11 66.12 66.13 66.14 66.15 66.16 66.17 66.18 66.19 66.20 66.21
66.22 66.23 66.24 66.25 66.26 66.27 66.28 66.29 66.30 66.31 67.1 67.2 67.3 67.4 67.5 67.6
67.7 67.8 67.9 67.10 67.11
67.12 67.13 67.14 67.15
67.16 67.17 67.18 67.19 67.20 67.21 67.22 67.23 67.24 67.25 67.26 67.27 67.28 67.29 68.1 68.2
68.3 68.4 68.5 68.6 68.7 68.8
68.9 68.10 68.11 68.12 68.13 68.14
68.15 68.16 68.17 68.18 68.19 68.20
68.21 68.22 68.23 68.24 68.25
68.26 68.27 68.28 68.29 68.30 69.1 69.2 69.3 69.4 69.5
69.6 69.7 69.8 69.9 69.10 69.11 69.12 69.13
69.14 69.15 69.16 69.17 69.18 69.19 69.20 69.21
69.22 69.23 69.24 69.25
69.26 69.27 69.28 69.29 69.30 70.1 70.2 70.3 70.4 70.5 70.6 70.7 70.8 70.9 70.10 70.11 70.12
70.13 70.14 70.15 70.16 70.17 70.18 70.19 70.20 70.21 70.22 70.23 70.24 70.25 70.26 70.27 70.28 70.29 70.30 70.31 71.1 71.2 71.3 71.4
71.5 71.6 71.7 71.8 71.9 71.10 71.11
71.12 71.13 71.14 71.15 71.16 71.17 71.18 71.19 71.20
71.21 71.22 71.23 71.24 71.25 71.26 71.27 71.28 71.29 71.30 72.1 72.2 72.3 72.4 72.5 72.6 72.7 72.8 72.9 72.10 72.11 72.12 72.13 72.14 72.15 72.16 72.17 72.18 72.19 72.20 72.21 72.22 72.23
72.24 72.25 72.26 72.27 72.28 72.29 72.30 72.31 73.1 73.2 73.3
73.4 73.5 73.6 73.7 73.8 73.9 73.10 73.11 73.12 73.13 73.14 73.15 73.16 73.17 73.18 73.19 73.20 73.21 73.22 73.23 73.24 73.25 73.26 73.27 73.28 73.29 73.30
74.1 74.2 74.3 74.4 74.5 74.6 74.7 74.8 74.9 74.10 74.11 74.12 74.13 74.14 74.15 74.16 74.17
74.18 74.19 74.20 74.21 74.22 74.23 74.24 74.25 74.26 74.27 74.28 74.29 74.30 74.31 75.1 75.2
75.3 75.4 75.5 75.6 75.7 75.8 75.9 75.10 75.11 75.12
75.13 75.14 75.15 75.16 75.17 75.18 75.19 75.20
75.21 75.22 75.23 75.24 75.25 75.26 75.27 75.28 75.29 75.30 76.1 76.2 76.3 76.4 76.5 76.6 76.7 76.8 76.9 76.10 76.11 76.12 76.13 76.14 76.15 76.16 76.17 76.18 76.19 76.20 76.21 76.22 76.23
76.24
76.25 76.26 76.27 76.28 76.29 76.30 76.31 77.1 77.2 77.3 77.4 77.5 77.6 77.7 77.8 77.9 77.10 77.11 77.12 77.13 77.14 77.15 77.16 77.17 77.18 77.19 77.20 77.21 77.22 77.23 77.24 77.25 77.26 77.27 77.28 77.29 77.30 77.31 77.32 78.1 78.2 78.3 78.4 78.5 78.6 78.7
78.8 78.9 78.10 78.11 78.12 78.13 78.14 78.15 78.16 78.17 78.18 78.19 78.20 78.21 78.22 78.23 78.24 78.25 78.26 78.27 78.28 78.29 78.30 78.31 78.32 79.1 79.2
79.3 79.4 79.5 79.6 79.7 79.8 79.9 79.10 79.11 79.12 79.13 79.14 79.15 79.16 79.17 79.18 79.19 79.20 79.21 79.22 79.23 79.24 79.25 79.26 79.27 79.28 79.29 79.30
80.1 80.2 80.3 80.4 80.5
80.6 80.7 80.8 80.9 80.10 80.11 80.12 80.13 80.14 80.15 80.16 80.17 80.18 80.19 80.20 80.21 80.22 80.23 80.24
80.25 80.26 80.27 80.28 80.29 80.30 81.1 81.2 81.3 81.4 81.5 81.6 81.7 81.8 81.9 81.10 81.11 81.12 81.13 81.14 81.15 81.16 81.17 81.18 81.19 81.20 81.21 81.22 81.23 81.24 81.25 81.26 81.27 81.28 81.29 81.30 82.1 82.2 82.3 82.4 82.5 82.6 82.7 82.8 82.9 82.10 82.11 82.12 82.13 82.14 82.15 82.16 82.17 82.18 82.19 82.20 82.21 82.22 82.23 82.24 82.25 82.26 82.27 82.28 82.29 82.30 83.1 83.2 83.3 83.4 83.5 83.6 83.7 83.8 83.9 83.10 83.11 83.12 83.13 83.14 83.15 83.16 83.17 83.18 83.19 83.20 83.21 83.22 83.23 83.24 83.25 83.26 83.27 83.28 83.29 83.30 83.31 84.1 84.2 84.3 84.4 84.5 84.6 84.7 84.8
84.9 84.10 84.11
84.12 84.13 84.14 84.15 84.16 84.17 84.18 84.19 84.20 84.21 84.22 84.23 84.24 84.25 84.26 84.27 84.28 84.29 84.30 84.31 84.32 84.33 85.1 85.2 85.3 85.4 85.5 85.6 85.7 85.8 85.9 85.10 85.11 85.12 85.13
85.14 85.15 85.16 85.17 85.18 85.19 85.20 85.21 85.22 85.23 85.24 85.25 85.26 85.27 85.28 85.29 85.30 86.1 86.2 86.3 86.4 86.5 86.6 86.7 86.8 86.9 86.10 86.11 86.12 86.13 86.14 86.15 86.16 86.17 86.18 86.19 86.20 86.21 86.22 86.23 86.24
86.25 86.26 86.27 86.28 86.29 86.30 86.31 86.32 87.1 87.2 87.3 87.4 87.5 87.6 87.7 87.8 87.9 87.10
87.11 87.12 87.13
87.14 87.15 87.16 87.17 87.18 87.19 87.20 87.21 87.22 87.23 87.24 87.25 87.26 87.27
87.28 87.29 87.30 87.31 88.1 88.2 88.3 88.4 88.5 88.6 88.7 88.8 88.9 88.10
88.11 88.12 88.13 88.14 88.15
88.16 88.17 88.18 88.19 88.20 88.21 88.22 88.23 88.24 88.25 88.26 88.27 88.28 88.29 88.30
89.1 89.2 89.3 89.4 89.5 89.6 89.7 89.8 89.9 89.10 89.11 89.12
89.13 89.14 89.15 89.16 89.17
89.18
89.19 89.20 89.21 89.22 89.23 89.24
89.25
89.26 89.27 89.28 89.29 89.30 89.31 89.32 90.1 90.2 90.3 90.4 90.5 90.6 90.7 90.8 90.9 90.10 90.11 90.12 90.13 90.14 90.15 90.16 90.17 90.18 90.19 90.20 90.21 90.22 90.23 90.24 90.25 90.26 90.27
90.28 90.29 90.30
91.1 91.2 91.3 91.4 91.5 91.6 91.7 91.8 91.9 91.10 91.11 91.12 91.13 91.14 91.15 91.16 91.17 91.18 91.19 91.20 91.21 91.22 91.23 91.24 91.25 91.26 91.27 91.28 91.29 91.30 91.31 92.1 92.2
92.3 92.4 92.5
92.6 92.7 92.8 92.9 92.10 92.11 92.12 92.13 92.14 92.15 92.16 92.17 92.18 92.19 92.20 92.21 92.22 92.23 92.24 92.25 92.26 92.27 92.28 92.29 92.30 92.31 92.32 93.1 93.2 93.3 93.4 93.5 93.6 93.7
93.8 93.9 93.10
93.11 93.12 93.13 93.14 93.15 93.16 93.17
93.18 93.19 93.20
93.21 93.22 93.23 93.24 93.25
93.26 93.27 93.28
94.1 94.2 94.3 94.4 94.5 94.6 94.7 94.8 94.9 94.10 94.11 94.12 94.13 94.14 94.15 94.16 94.17 94.18 94.19 94.20 94.21
94.22 94.23 94.24
94.25 94.26 94.27 94.28 94.29 94.30 94.31 94.32 95.1 95.2 95.3 95.4 95.5 95.6
95.7 95.8 95.9
95.10 95.11 95.12 95.13 95.14 95.15
95.16 95.17 95.18
95.19 95.20 95.21 95.22 95.23 95.24 95.25 95.26 95.27 95.28 95.29 95.30 95.31 96.1 96.2 96.3 96.4 96.5
96.6 96.7 96.8 96.9 96.10
96.11 96.12 96.13 96.14 96.15 96.16 96.17 96.18 96.19 96.20 96.21 96.22 96.23 96.24 96.25 96.26 96.27 96.28 96.29 96.30 96.31 96.32 97.1 97.2 97.3 97.4 97.5 97.6
97.7
97.8 97.9 97.10 97.11 97.12
97.13
97.14 97.15 97.16 97.17 97.18 97.19 97.20 97.21 97.22 97.23 97.24 97.25
97.26 97.27 97.28
97.29 97.30
98.1 98.2 98.3 98.4 98.5 98.6
98.7 98.8 98.9
98.10 98.11 98.12 98.13 98.14 98.15 98.16 98.17
98.18
98.19 98.20 98.21 98.22
98.23
98.24 98.25 98.26 98.27 98.28 98.29 98.30 98.31 99.1 99.2 99.3 99.4 99.5
99.6 99.7 99.8 99.9 99.10 99.11 99.12 99.13 99.14 99.15 99.16
99.17 99.18 99.19 99.20 99.21 99.22 99.23
99.24
99.25 99.26 99.27 99.28 99.29 99.30 99.31 100.1 100.2
100.3 100.4 100.5 100.6 100.7 100.8 100.9 100.10 100.11 100.12 100.13 100.14 100.15 100.16 100.17 100.18 100.19 100.20 100.21 100.22
100.23
100.24 100.25 100.26 100.27 100.28 100.29 100.30 100.31 100.32 101.1 101.2 101.3 101.4 101.5
101.6
101.7 101.8 101.9 101.10 101.11 101.12 101.13 101.14 101.15 101.16 101.17 101.18 101.19
101.20
101.21 101.22 101.23 101.24 101.25 101.26 101.27 101.28 101.29 101.30 102.1 102.2
102.3 102.4 102.5 102.6 102.7 102.8 102.9 102.10 102.11
102.12
102.13 102.14 102.15 102.16 102.17 102.18 102.19 102.20 102.21 102.22 102.23 102.24 102.25 102.26 102.27 102.28 102.29 102.30 102.31 102.32 103.1 103.2 103.3 103.4 103.5 103.6 103.7 103.8
103.9 103.10 103.11 103.12 103.13 103.14 103.15 103.16 103.17 103.18 103.19 103.20 103.21 103.22
103.23 103.24 103.25
103.26 103.27 103.28 103.29 103.30 103.31 104.1 104.2
104.3 104.4 104.5 104.6 104.7 104.8 104.9 104.10 104.11
104.12 104.13 104.14 104.15 104.16 104.17 104.18 104.19 104.20
104.21 104.22 104.23 104.24 104.25
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104.28 104.29 104.30 105.1

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