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SF 556

2nd Engrossment - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 02/09/2010 02:13am

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/06/2009
1st Engrossment Posted on 03/26/2009
2nd Engrossment Posted on 04/25/2009

Current Version - 2nd Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; highways; prohibiting certain activities at rest areas;
prescribing petty misdemeanor penalty; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 160.

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

Section 1.

new text begin [160.2755] PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES AT REST AREAS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Prohibited activities. new text end

new text begin It is unlawful at rest areas to:
new text end

new text begin (1) dispose of travel-related trash and rubbish, except by depositing it in a designated
receptacle;
new text end

new text begin (2) dump household or commercial trash and rubbish into containers or anywhere
else on site;
new text end

new text begin (3) drain or dump refuse or waste from any trailer, recreational vehicle, or other
vehicle except where receptacles are provided and designated to receive the refuse or
waste;
new text end

new text begin (4) stop and park continuously for a period over six hours, excluding commercial
motor vehicle operators subject to hours of service regulations under federal regulations,
and excluding staff parking at rest areas; or
new text end

new text begin (5) pitch tents or sleep overnight outside a vehicle.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Penalty. new text end

new text begin Violation of this section is a petty misdemeanor.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2009, and applies to acts
committed on or after that date.
new text end