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SF 298

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/22/2019 03:03pm

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 "Choose Life" 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] SPECIAL "CHOOSE LIFE" 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 shall issue "Choose Life" special
license 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 motor vehicle;
new text end

new text begin (2) pays a fee of $10 for each set of plates;
new text end

new text begin (3) pays the registration tax as required under section 168.013, along with any other fees
required by this chapter;
new text end

new text begin (4) contributes $25 annually to the choose life account; and
new text end

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 The commissioner must adopt a design for the plate that includes an
image of a child's footprint in the design area on the left side of the plate and the inscription
"Choose Life" on the bottom of the plate.
new text end

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
new text end

new text begin (2) registered to the same individual to whom the special plates were originally issued.
new text end

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; memorial account; appropriation. new text end

new text begin Contributions collected
under subdivision 1, clause (4), must be deposited in the choose life account, which is
established in the special revenue fund. Money in the account is annually 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 in collaboration
with the commissioner of health proportionally among agencies or organizations that receive
positive abortion alternatives grants under section 145.4235.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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