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SF 3559

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/25/2020 09:22am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; modifying policy provisions governing recreational
license suspension; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 518A.68.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 518A.68, is amended to read:


518A.68 RECREATIONAL LICENSE SUSPENSION.

(a) Upon motion of an obligee or the public authority, deleted text beginwhich has been properly served
on the obligor by first class mail at the last known address or in person,
deleted text end and if deleted text beginat a hearing,deleted text end
the court finds that (1) the obligor is in arrears in court-ordered child support or maintenance
payments, or both, in an amount equal to or greater than six times the obligor's total monthly
support and maintenance payments and is not in compliance with a written payment
agreement pursuant to section 518A.69, or (2) has failed, after receiving notice, to comply
with a subpoena relating to a paternity or child support proceeding, the court may direct the
commissioner of natural resources to suspend or bar receipt of the obligor's recreational
license or licenses. Prior to utilizing this section, the court must find that other substantial
enforcement mechanisms have been attempted but have not resulted in compliance.

(b) For purposes of this section, a recreational license includes all licenses, permits, and
stamps issued centrally by the commissioner of natural resources under sections 97B.301,
97B.401, 97B.501, 97B.515, 97B.601, 97B.715, 97B.721, 97B.801, 97C.301, and 97C.305.

(c) deleted text beginAn obligor whose recreational license or licenses have been suspended or barred
may provide proof to the court that the obligor is in compliance with all written payment
agreements pursuant to section 518A.69.
deleted text end new text beginA motion to reinstate a recreational license by the
obligor, obligee, or public authority may be granted if the court finds:
new text end

new text begin (1) the reason for the suspension was accrual of arrears and the obligor is in compliance
with all written payment agreements pursuant to section 518A.69 or has paid the arrears in
full;
new text end

new text begin (2) the reason for the suspension was failure to comply with a subpoena and the obligor
has complied with the subpoena; or
new text end

new text begin (3) the original motion to suspend was brought by the public authority and the public
authority attests that the IV-D case is eligible for closure.
new text end

Within 15 days of deleted text beginreceipt of that proofdeleted text endnew text begin issuance of an order to reinstate the recreational
license
new text end, the court shall notify the commissioner of natural resources that the obligor's
recreational license or licenses should no longer be suspended nor should receipt be barred.