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SF 1801

as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to traffic regulations; requiring legislative report on speed limits.

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

Section 1. new text beginSTUDY AND REPORT ON SPEED LIMITS.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner of transportation shall report to the chairs of the legislative
committees with jurisdiction over transportation and local government by January
30, 2008, on speed limits on local roads. The commissioner shall consult with local
governments and solicit input from local governments before issuing the report. The
report must include, at a minimum:
new text end

new text begin (1) whether the current statutory speed limit of 30 miles per hour in urban districts
and rural residential districts is appropriate, or if there are locations where the appropriate
speed limit is 25 miles per hour;
new text end

new text begin (2) whether the current statutory speed limit of 55 miles per hour in rural residential
districts within a city is appropriate, or if there are locations where the appropriate speed
limit is 30 miles per hour; and
new text end

new text begin (3) whether the current definitions of urban district, rural residential district, and
residential roadway are appropriate, or whether and how they should be changed.
new text end