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HF 98

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 01/12/2015 02:39pm

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

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Introduction Posted on 01/12/2015

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; amending requirements governing driver's licenses
and Minnesota identification cards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section
171.06, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Rules, part
7410.0410, subparts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.06, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Contents of application; other information.

(a) An application must:

(1) state the full name, date of birth, sex, and either (i) the residence address of the
applicant, or (ii) designated address under section 5B.05;

(2) as may be required by the commissioner, contain a description of the applicant
and any other facts pertaining to the applicant, the applicant's driving privileges, and the
applicant's ability to operate a motor vehicle with safety;

(3) state:

(i) the applicant's Social Security number; or

(ii) if the applicant does not have a Social Security number and is applying for a
Minnesota identification card, instruction permit, or class D provisional or driver's license,
that the applicant certifies that the applicant does not have a Social Security number;

(4) in the case of an application for an enhanced driver's license or enhanced
identification card, present:

(i) proof satisfactory to the commissioner of the applicant's full legal name, United
States citizenship, identity, date of birth, Social Security number, and residence address; and

(ii) a photographic identity document;

(5) new text begincontain a space where the applicant must attest to a residence address in
Minnesota;
new text end

new text begin (6) new text endcontain a space where the applicant may indicate a desire to make an anatomical
gift according to paragraph (b);

deleted text begin (6)deleted text endnew text begin (7)new text end contain a notification to the applicant of the availability of a living will/health
care directive designation on the license under section 171.07, subdivision 7; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

deleted text begin (7)deleted text endnew text begin (8)new text end contain a space where the applicant may request a veteran designation on
the license under section 171.07, subdivision 15, and the driving record under section
171.12, subdivision 5anew text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (9) contain a section conveying that the applicant is not required to enter a Social
Security number if the person meets the requirements under clause (3), item (ii)
new text end.

(b) If the applicant does not indicate a desire to make an anatomical gift when
the application is made, the applicant must be offered a donor document in accordance
with section 171.07, subdivision 5. The application must contain statements sufficient to
comply with the requirements of the Darlene Luther Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift
Act, chapter 525A, so that execution of the application or donor document will make
the anatomical gift as provided in section 171.07, subdivision 5, for those indicating a
desire to make an anatomical gift. The application must be accompanied by information
describing Minnesota laws regarding anatomical gifts and the need for and benefits of
anatomical gifts, and the legal implications of making an anatomical gift, including the
law governing revocation of anatomical gifts. The commissioner shall distribute a notice
that must accompany all applications for and renewals of a driver's license or Minnesota
identification card. The notice must be prepared in conjunction with a Minnesota organ
procurement organization that is certified by the federal Department of Health and Human
Services and must include:

(1) a statement that provides a fair and reasonable description of the organ donation
process, the care of the donor body after death, and the importance of informing family
members of the donation decision; and

(2) a telephone number in a certified Minnesota organ procurement organization that
may be called with respect to questions regarding anatomical gifts.

(c) The application must be accompanied also by information containing relevant
facts relating to:

(1) the effect of alcohol on driving ability;

(2) the effect of mixing alcohol with drugs;

(3) the laws of Minnesota relating to operation of a motor vehicle while under the
influence of alcohol or a controlled substance; and

(4) the levels of alcohol-related fatalities and accidents in Minnesota and of arrests
for alcohol-related violations.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.06, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 3b. new text end

new text begin Application documents. new text end

new text begin (a) Foreign governmental identification is:
new text end

new text begin (1) an acceptable form of proof of identity in application under this section for a
Minnesota identification card, instruction permit, or driver's license; and
new text end

new text begin (2) a primary document for purposes of Minnesota Rules, part 7410.0400.
new text end

new text begin (b) For purposes of this subdivision, "foreign governmental identification" means
the following accompanying documents:
new text end

new text begin (1) a valid, unexpired passport that:
new text end

new text begin (i) is not issued by the United States, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana
Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, the United States Virgin Islands, or a
territory of the United States; and
new text end

new text begin (ii) contains the full name and date of birth of the cardholder, and a photograph
identifying the cardholder; and
new text end

new text begin (2) a certified birth certificate matching the passport.
new text end

new text begin (c) To be valid under this subdivision, a passport and a birth certificate must
each contain security features that make the document as impervious to alteration as is
reasonably practicable in its design and quality of material and technology, using materials
that are not readily available to the general public.
new text end

new text begin (d) Any foreign governmental identification document that is not in English must be
accompanied by a qualified English translation.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text begin REPEALER.
new text end

new text begin Minnesota Rules, part 7410.0410, subparts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13,
and 14,
new text end new text begin are repealed.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin This act is effective January 1, 2016, for a new driver's license, permit, or
identification card, or a renewal, issued on or after that date.
new text end