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SF 250

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/17/2019 02:50pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to motor vehicles; establishing Minnesota agriculture special license plates;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
168.

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

Section 1.

new text begin [168.1258] MINNESOTA AGRICULTURE SPECIAL PLATES.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Issuance of plates. new text end

new text begin The commissioner must issue Minnesota agriculture
special plates or a single motorcycle plate to an applicant who:
new text end

new text begin (1) is a registered owner of a passenger automobile, noncommercial one-ton pickup
truck, motorcycle, or recreational vehicle;
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new text begin (2) pays an additional fee of $10 for each set of plates, along with any other fees required
by this chapter;
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new text begin (3) pays the registration tax as required under section 168.013;
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new text begin (4) contributes a minimum of $20 annually to the Minnesota agriculture account; and
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new text begin (5) complies with this chapter and rules governing registration of motor vehicles and
licensing of drivers.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Design. new text end

new text begin In consultation with the commissioner of agriculture, the commissioner
must adopt a suitable plate design that includes a depiction of lands and activity related to
agriculture.
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new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Plates transfer. new text end

new text begin On application to the commissioner and payment of a transfer
fee of $5, special plates issued under this section may be transferred to another motor vehicle
if the subsequent vehicle is:
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new text begin (1) qualified under subdivision 1, clause (1), to bear the special plates; and
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new text begin (2) registered to the same individual to whom the special plates were originally issued.
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new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Exemption. new text end

new text begin Special plates issued under this section are not subject to section
168.1293, subdivision 2.
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new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Contributions; account; appropriation. new text end

new text begin Contributions collected under
subdivision 1, clause (4), must be deposited in the Minnesota agriculture account, which is
established in the special revenue fund. Money in the account is appropriated to the
commissioner of public safety. This appropriation is first for the annual cost of administering
the account funds, and the remaining funds are for distribution to (1) the Minnesota FFA
Foundation to support the mission of the foundation, and (2) the University of Minnesota
Extension Service to support Minnesota 4-H programming and activities. The commissioner
must annually consult with the Minnesota FFA Foundation and the University of Minnesota
Extension Service for recommendations regarding how to allocate funds.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2020, for Minnesota agriculture
special plates issued on or after that date.
new text end