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SF 4375

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/17/2020 12:28pm

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; authorizing a county to establish speed limits under
certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section
169.14, subdivision 5h.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 169.14, subdivision 5h, is amended
to read:


Subd. 5h.

Speed limits on city streetsnew text begin and county highwaysnew text end.

new text begin(a) new text endA city may establish
speed limits for city streets under the city's jurisdiction other than the limits provided in
subdivision 2 without conducting an engineering and traffic investigation. deleted text beginThis subdivision
does not apply to town roads, county highways, or trunk highways in the city.
deleted text end

new text begin (b) A county may establish speed limits for county highways under the county's
jurisdiction other than the limits provided in subdivision 2 without conducting an engineering
and traffic investigation.
new text end

new text begin (c)new text end A deleted text begincitydeleted text endnew text begin political subdivisionnew text end that establishes speed limits pursuant to this section must
implement speed limit changes in a consistent and understandable manner. The deleted text begincitydeleted text endnew text begin political
subdivision
new text end must erect appropriate signs to display the speed limit. A deleted text begincitydeleted text endnew text begin political subdivisionnew text end
that uses the authority under this subdivision must develop procedures to set speed limits
based on the deleted text begincity'sdeleted text endnew text begin political subdivision'snew text end safety, engineering, and traffic analysis. At a
minimum, the safety, engineering, and traffic analysis must consider national urban speed
limit guidance and studies, local traffic crashes, and methods to effectively communicate
the change to the public.

new text begin (d) Nothing in this subdivision authorizes (1) a city to establish speed limits on town
roads, county highways, or trunk highways in the city, or (2) a county to establish speed
limits on city streets, town roads, or trunk highways in the county.
new text end