as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/10/2022 10:04am
A bill for an act
relating to motor vehicles; eliminating requirement for new Minnesota residents
to take driver's license written knowledge examination; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2020, section 171.13, subdivision 1a.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 171.13, subdivision 1a, is amended to read:
(a) new text beginnew text endthe commissioner deleted text beginmaydeleted text endnew text beginnew text end waive the deleted text beginrequirementdeleted text endnew text beginnew text end that the
applicant new text beginnew text enddemonstrate ability to exercise ordinary
and reasonable control in the operation of a motor vehicle deleted text beginon determining that the applicant
possesses a valid driver's license issued by a jurisdiction that requires a comparable
demonstration for license issuancedeleted text end.
(b) new text beginnew text end
new text beginnew text endFor purposes of this subdivision, "jurisdiction" includes, but is not limited to, both
the active and reserve components of any branch or unit of the United States armed forces,
and "valid driver's license" includes any driver's license that is recognized by that branch
or unit as currently being valid, or as having been valid at the time of the applicant's
separation or discharge from the military within a period of time deemed reasonable and
fair by the commissioner, up to and including one year past the date of the applicant's
separation or discharge.
new text begin new text end