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SF 2234

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/11/2019 03:27pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; exempting towing and recovery vehicles from certain
motor vehicle weight limitations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section
169.87, by adding a subdivision.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 169.87, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Towing and recovery vehicles. new text end

new text begin (a) Subject to paragraph (b), weight restrictions
imposed under subdivisions 1 and 2 do not apply to a towing vehicle or other recovery
vehicle that is being operated to tow or recover another vehicle that:
new text end

new text begin (1) is involved in a vehicle crash or is inoperable, and is located within a public road
right-of-way;
new text end

new text begin (2) has entered a public body of water; or
new text end

new text begin (3) is exempt from the restrictions under subdivision 1 or 2, as appropriate.
new text end

new text begin (b) The exemption under this subdivision only applies when the towing or recovery
vehicle is traveling to tow or recover a vehicle specified in paragraph (a), clauses (1) to (3),
or is towing or recovering a vehicle specified in paragraph (a), clauses (1) to (3).
new text end