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SF 3278

1st Engrossment - 82nd Legislature (2001 - 2002) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

  1.1                          A bill for an act 
  1.2             relating to drivers' licenses; requiring commissioner 
  1.3             of public safety to adopt rules requiring education in 
  1.4             organ donation as part of driver education programs; 
  1.5             requiring commissioner to include information on organ 
  1.6             and tissue donation in the driver's manual; amending 
  1.7             Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 171.13, by adding a 
  1.8             subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota 
  1.9             Statutes, chapter 171.  
  1.11     Section 1.  [171.0701] [DRIVER EDUCATION; ORGAN AND TISSUE 
  1.12  DONATION.] 
  1.13     The commissioner shall adopt rules requiring instruction 
  1.14  relating to organ and tissue donations and the provisions of 
  1.15  section 171.07, subdivision 5, for persons enrolled in driver 
  1.16  education programs offered at public schools, private schools, 
  1.17  and commercial driver training schools. 
  1.18     Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 171.13, is 
  1.19  amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
  1.20     Subd. 1h.  [DRIVER'S MANUAL; ORGAN AND TISSUE 
  1.21  DONATION.] The commissioner shall include in each edition of the 
  1.22  driver's manual published by the department after August 1, 
  1.23  2002, a section that includes information on the shortage of 
  1.24  organs and tissues for transplant, basic facts about donation, 
  1.25  use of the driver's license as an indication of donation intent, 
  1.26  and the importance of informing family members of the driver's 
  1.27  decision.