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HF 2528

1st Engrossment - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 03/12/2012 03:19pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 02/27/2012
1st Engrossment Posted on 03/07/2012

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; trunk highways; providing for sharing of reports for
accidents involving damage to state-owned infrastructure; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2010, section 161.20, subdivision 4.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 161.20, subdivision 4, is amended to read:

Subd. 4.

Debt collection.

The commissioner shall make reasonable and businesslike
efforts to collect money owed for licenses, fines, penalties, and permit fees or arising
from damages to state-owned property or other causes related to the activities of the
Department of Transportation. new text beginUpon request, the commissioner of public safety shall
provide to the commissioner of transportation all accident reports involving damage to
state-owned infrastructure.
new text end The commissioner may contract for debt collection services
for the purpose of collecting a money judgment or legal indebtedness. The commissioner
may enter into an agreement with the commissioner of public safety to use debt collection
services authorized by this subdivision when civil penalties relating to the use of highways
have been reduced to money judgment. Money received as full or partial payment shall be
deposited to the appropriate fund. When money is collected through contracted services,
the commissioner may make payment for the service from the money collected. The
amount necessary for payment of contractual collection costs is appropriated from the
fund in which money so collected is deposited.