as introduced - 82nd Legislature (2001 - 2002) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to drivers' licenses; modifying certain 1.3 annual requirements relating to school bus drivers; 1.4 amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 171.321, 1.5 subdivision 5. 1.6 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.7 Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 171.321, 1.8 subdivision 5, is amended to read: 1.9 Subd. 5. [ANNUAL EVALUATION AND LICENSE CHECK.] (a) A 1.10 school district's pupil transportation safety director, the 1.11 chief administrator of a nonpublic school, or a private 1.12 contractor shall certify annually to the school board or 1.13 governing board of a nonpublic school that, at minimum, each 1.14 school bus driver meets the school bus driver training 1.15 competencies under subdivision 4. A school district, nonpublic 1.16 school, or private contractor also shall provide in-service 1.17 training annually to each school bus driver. 1.18 (b) A school district, nonpublic school, or private 1.19 contractor shall check the driver's license of each person who 1.20 transports students for the district with the National Drivers 1.21 Register or with the department of public safety twice annually.