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SF 266

1st Engrossment - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 03/06/2012 02:03pm

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

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to traffic regulations; modifying provision exempting road equipment
preparing for winter storm from certain highway restrictions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 169.035, subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 169.035, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Working on highway.

(a) The provisions of this chapter shall not
apply to persons, motor vehicles, and other equipment while actually engaged in work
upon the highway, except as provided in paragraphs (b) and (c).

(b) This chapter shall apply to those persons and vehicles when traveling to or
from such work, except that persons operating equipment owned, rented or hired by road
authorities shall be exempt fromnew text begin:new text end the width, height and length provisions of sections
169.80 and 169.81new text begin;new text end and deleted text beginshall be exempt fromdeleted text end the weight limitations of this chapternew text begin while
performing the following actions on behalf of the state or a local governmental unit:
new text end

new text begin(1) loading, readying, or moving the vehicles or equipment in preparation for
combating anticipated slippery road conditions or removing snow or ice;
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deleted text begin while engageddeleted text end new text begin(2) actually engagingnew text end in snow or ice removal deleted text beginanddeleted text end new text beginor combating
slippery road conditions, including, but not limited to, pretreatment and anti-icing
activities; or
new text end

deleted text begin while engageddeleted text end new text begin (3) engagingnew text end in flood control operations deleted text beginon behalf of the state or a
local governmental unit
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(c) Chapter 169A and section 169.444 apply to persons while actually engaged in
work upon the highway.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
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