as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/21/2019 02:44pm
A bill for an act
relating to motor vehicles; requiring a search warrant to inspect certain farm truck
records; exempting certain trucks from record-keeping requirements; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 169.872, subdivision 1.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 169.872, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
new text beginnew text endA person who weighs goods before or after unloading
or a person who loads or unloads goods on the basis of liquid volume measure shall keep
a written record of the origin, weight, and composition of each shipment, the date of loading
or receipt, the name and address of the shipper, the total number of axles on the vehicle or
combination of vehicles, and the registration number of the power unit or some other means
of identification by which the shipment was transported. The record deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text beginnew text end be retained
for 14 days deleted text beginand shalldeleted text endnew text beginnew text end be open to inspection and copying by a state law
enforcement officer or motor transport representative, except state conservation officers,
upon demand. deleted text beginNodeleted text endnew text beginnew text end search warrant is required to inspect or copy the record.
new text beginnew text end This subdivision does not apply tonew text beginnew text end
new text beginnew text end a person weighing goods who is not involved in the shipping, receiving, and
transporting of those goodsdeleted text begin,deleted text endnew text beginnew text end or deleted text beginto
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new text beginnew text end a person weighing raw and unfinished farm products transported in deleted text begina single-unit
vehicle with not more than three axles or bydeleted text end a trailer towed by a farm tractor when the
transportation is the first haul of the product.