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SF 1827

as introduced - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 02/09/2010 02:23am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to motor vehicles; modifying provision governing display of registration
plates or tabs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168.09, subdivision 3.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168.09, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Proratable vehicles; other vehicles.

(a) Plates or other insignia issued for
a motor vehicle registered under section 168.187 for a calendar year shall be displayed on
the motor vehicle not later than 12:01 a.m. on March 2 of the year unless extended by
the registrar for the period of time required for the issuance of the new plates or insignia.
The commissioner of public safety shall register all motor vehicles registered under
section 168.187 for a period of 14 months for the registration year 1994 to implement
this subdivision. The registration year for vehicles registered under section 168.187,
as provided in this section, is from March 1 to the last day of February for 1995 and
succeeding years.

(b) Except for a motor vehicle registered under section 168.017 or 168.187, plates or
other insignia issued for a self-propelled motor vehicle registered for over 27,000 pounds
shall be displayed on the vehicle not later than 12:01 a.m. on March 2 of the year, and,
except for recreational equipment, not earlier than deleted text begin12:01 a.m. on February 15deleted text endnew text begin January 1new text end
of the year, unless otherwise extended by the registrar for the period of time required for
issuing the new plates or insignia.

(c) Except for a motor vehicle registered under section 168.017 or 168.187, plates or
other insignia issued for a self-propelled vehicle registered for 27,000 pounds or less and
all other motor vehicles shall be displayed not later than 12:01 a.m. on March 2 of the
year, and, except for recreational equipment, not earlier than January 1 of the year unless
otherwise extended by the registrar for the period of time required for issuing the new
plates or insignia. The registration year for all vehicles as provided in this paragraph and
paragraph (b) is from March 1 to the last day of February for 1979 and succeeding years.