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SF 2954

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/11/2020 03:29pm

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; amending regulation of motor vehicle height; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 169.81, subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 169.81, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Height.

(a) Except as provided in deleted text beginparagraph (b)deleted text endnew text begin this subdivisionnew text end, no
vehicle unladen or with load shall exceed a height of 13 feet six inches.

(b) A double-deck bus may not exceed a height of 14 feet three inches. Any carrier
operating a double-deck bus exceeding 13 feet six inches shall obtain from the commissioner,
with respect to highways under the commissioner's jurisdiction, and from local authorities,
with respect to highways under their jurisdiction, an annual permit to operate the bus upon
any highway under the jurisdiction of the party granting the permit. Annual permits shall
be issued in accordance with applicable provisions of section 169.86. The fee for an annual
permit issued by the commissioner is as provided in section 169.86, subdivision 5.

new text begin (c) A vehicle that is equipped with a device designed to remove snow and ice from the
vehicle's roof may not exceed a height of 14 feet. A permit is not required to operate a
vehicle under this paragraph.
new text end