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SF 1269

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/14/2019 03:58pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; establishing a larger cities assistance account; modifying
allocation of certain fees and surcharges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018,
sections 168.33, subdivision 7; 168.54, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 162.

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

Section 1.

new text begin [162.146] LARGER CITIES ASSISTANCE ACCOUNT.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Larger cities assistance account. new text end

new text begin A larger cities assistance account is
created as a special revenue account and established in the state treasury. The account
consists of money allotted, appropriated, or transferred through gift or grant to the account.
Money in the account must be appropriated to the commissioner of transportation by law
and apportioned among all the cities that are eligible to receive municipal state aid.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Distribution formula. new text end

new text begin The commissioner must apportion: (1) 50 percent of
the money so that of that amount, each city receives the percentage that its population bears
to the total population of all cities that are eligible to receive municipal state aid; and (2)
50 percent of the money so that of that amount, each city receives the percentage that its
money needs, as determined by the commissioner under section 162.13, subdivision 3, bears
to the total money needs of all cities that are eligible to receive municipal state aid.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 168.33, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Filing feesnew text begin and surchargenew text end; allocations.

(a) In addition to all other statutory
fees and taxesdeleted text begin, a filing fee ofdeleted text end:

(1) new text begina new text end$6 new text beginfiling fee new text endis imposed on every vehicle registration renewal, excluding pro rate
transactions; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(2) new text begina $10 surcharge is imposed on the fee for every vehicle registration renewal, excluding
pro rate transactions; and
new text end

new text begin (3) a new text end$10 new text beginfiling fee new text endis imposed on every other type of vehicle transaction, including motor
carrier fuel licenses under sections 168D.05 and 168D.06, and pro rate transactions.

(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a):

(1) a filing fee may not be charged for a document returned for a refund or for a correction
of an error made by the Department of Public Safety, a dealer, or a deputy registrar; and

(2) no filing fee or other fee may be charged for the permanent surrender of a title for a
vehicle.

(c) The filing fee new text beginand surcharge new text endmust be shown as a separate item on all registration
renewal notices sent out by the commissioner.

(d) The statutory fees and taxes, and the filing fees new text beginand surcharge new text endimposed under
paragraph (a) may be paid by credit card or debit card. The deputy registrar may collect a
surcharge on the statutory fees, taxes, new text beginstatutory surcharge, new text endand filing fee not greater than
the cost of processing a credit card or debit card transaction, in accordance with emergency
rules established by the commissioner of public safety. The surcharge new text beginauthorized by this
paragraph
new text endmust be used to pay the cost of processing credit and debit card transactions.

(e) The fees new text beginand surcharge new text endcollected under deleted text beginthis subdivisiondeleted text end new text beginparagraph (a) new text endby the
department must be allocated as follows:

(1) of the fees collected under paragraph (a), clause (1):

(i) $4.50 must be deposited in the vehicle services operating account; and

(ii) $1.50 must be deposited:

(A) in the driver and vehicle services technology account until sufficient funds have
been deposited in that account to cover all costs of administration, development, and initial
full deployment of the driver and vehicle services information system; and

(B) after completion of the deposit of funds under subitem (A) in the vehicle services
operating account; and

(2) new text beginof the surcharge collected under paragraph (a), clause (2):
new text end

new text begin (i) 50 percent must be deposited in the small cities assistance account under section
162.145; and
new text end

new text begin (ii) 50 percent must be deposited in the larger cities assistance account under section
162.146; and
new text end

new text begin (3) new text endof the fees collected under paragraph (a), clause deleted text begin(2)deleted text endnew text begin (3)new text end:

(i) $3.50 must be deposited deleted text beginin the general funddeleted text endnew text begin as follows:
new text end

new text begin (A) 50 percent to the small cities assistance account under section 162.145; and
new text end

new text begin (B) 50 percent to the larger cities assistance account under section 162.146new text end;

(ii) $5.00 must be deposited in the vehicle services operating account; and

(iii) $1.50 must be deposited:

(A) in the driver and vehicle services technology account until sufficient funds have
been deposited in that account to cover all costs of administration, development, and initial
full deployment of the driver and vehicle services information system; and

(B) after completion of the deposit of funds under subitem (A) in the vehicle services
operating account.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 168.54, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Proceeds to general fund.

The commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end collect the proceeds
of the fee imposed under this section and deposit them deleted text beginin the general fund pursuant to section
168A.31
deleted text endnew text begin as follows:
new text end

new text begin (1) 50 percent to the small cities assistance account under section 162.145; and
new text end

new text begin (2) 50 percent to the larger cities assistance account under section 162.146new text end.