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SF 3589

3rd Engrossment - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 08/24/2016 01:52pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; authorizing and governing implementation of
requirements of the federal REAL ID Act; amending certain requirements
governing driver's licenses and Minnesota identification cards; requiring
rulemaking to implement a two-tier license system; amending Minnesota Statutes
2014, sections 97A.405, subdivision 2; 171.01, subdivision 37, by adding a
subdivision; 171.017; 171.06, subdivision 3; 171.07, subdivisions 1, 4, 6, 7, 15,
by adding subdivisions; 171.071, subdivision 3; 171.072; 171.12, subdivision
7; 171.27; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 171;
repealing Laws 2009, chapter 92, section 1, as amended.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97A.405, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Personal possession.

(a) A person acting under a license or traveling from
an area where a licensed activity was performed must have in personal possession either:
(1) the proper license, if the license has been issued to and received by the person; new text begin(2) a
driver's license or Minnesota identification card that bears a valid designation of the proper
lifetime license, as provided under section 171.07, subdivision 19;
new text endor deleted text begin(2)deleted text endnew text begin (3)new text end the proper
license identification number or stamp validation, if the license has been sold to the person
by electronic means but the actual license has not been issued and received.

(b) If possession of a license or a license identification number is required, a person
must exhibit, as requested by a conservation officer or peace officer, either: (1) the
proper license if the license has been issued to and received by the person; new text begin(2) a driver's
license or Minnesota identification card that bears a valid designation of the proper
lifetime license, as provided under section 171.07, subdivision 19;
new text endor deleted text begin(2)deleted text endnew text begin (3)new text end the proper
license identification number or stamp validation and a valid state driver's license, state
identification card, or other form of identification provided by the commissioner, if the
license has been sold to the person by electronic means but the actual license has not been
issued and received. A person charged with violating the license possession requirement
shall not be convicted if the person produces in court or the office of the arresting officer,
the actual license previously issued to that person, which was valid at the time of arrest,
or satisfactory proof that at the time of the arrest the person was validly licensed. Upon
request of a conservation officer or peace officer, a licensee shall write the licensee's name
in the presence of the officer to determine the identity of the licensee.

(c) new text beginExcept as provided in paragraph (a), clause (2), new text endif the actual license has been
issued and received, a receipt for license fees, a copy of a license, or evidence showing the
issuance of a license, including the license identification number or stamp validation, does
not entitle a licensee to exercise the rights or privileges conferred by a license.

(d) A license issued electronically and not immediately provided to the licensee shall
be mailed to the licensee within 30 days of purchase of the license. A pictorial migratory
waterfowl, pheasant, trout and salmon, or walleye stamp shall be provided to the licensee
after purchase of a stamp validation only if the licensee pays an additional fee that covers
the costs of producing and mailing a pictorial stamp. A pictorial turkey stamp may be
purchased for a fee that covers the costs of producing and mailing the pictorial stamp.
Notwithstanding section 16A.1283, the commissioner may, by written order published in
the State Register, establish fees for providing the pictorial stamps. The fees must be set in
an amount that does not recover significantly more or less than the cost of producing and
mailing the stamps. The fees are not subject to the rulemaking provisions of chapter 14,
and section 14.386 does not apply.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2018, or on the date
the Department of Public Safety implements the Minnesota Licensing and Registration
System (MNLARS), whichever occurs first.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.01, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 1a. new text end

new text begin Acceptable for federal identification. new text end

new text begin "Acceptable for federal
identification," used in reference to a driver's license or Minnesota identification card,
means in compliance with the requirements of the Real ID Act of 2005, Public Law
109-13, and acceptable for accessing federal facilities, boarding federally regulated
commercial aircraft, and entering nuclear power plants.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2018.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.01, subdivision 37, is amended to read:


Subd. 37.

License.

"License" means any operator's license or any other license or
permit to operate a motor vehicle issued or issuable under the laws of this state by the
commissioner of public safetynew text begin, irrespective of whether the license is acceptable for federal
identification,
new text end including:

(1) any temporary license, instruction permit, or provisional license;

(2) the privilege of any person to drive a motor vehicle whether or not the person
holds a valid license; and

(3) any nonresident's operating privilege.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2018.
new text end

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.017, is amended to read:


171.017 BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS; new text begin DRIVER'S LICENSE
AGENTS AND
new text endDEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES.

Subdivision 1.

Background checks authorized.

The commissioner shall
investigate the criminal history background of new text beginany driver's license agent and new text endany current
or prospective employees of the department new text begin or driver's license agent new text endbeing considered for
any position with the department new text beginor agent new text endthat has or will have:

(1) the ability to create or modify records of applicants for new text beginidentification cards and
drivers' licenses, including
new text endenhanced drivers' licenses deleted text beginunder section 171.01, subdivision
31a
, or
deleted text end new text beginand new text endenhanced identification cards deleted text beginunder section 171.01, subdivision 31bdeleted text end;

(2) the ability to issue enhanced drivers' licenses deleted text beginunder section 171.01, subdivision
31a,
deleted text end or enhanced identification cards deleted text beginunder section 171.01, subdivision 31bdeleted text end; or

(3) the ability to administer knowledge or skills tests under section 171.13 to an
applicant for a commercial driver's license.

Subd. 2.

Procedure.

(a) The commissioner must request a criminal history
background check from the superintendent of the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on all
individuals specified in subdivision 1. A request under this section must be accompanied
by an executed criminal history consent form, including fingerprints, signed by the new text beginagent
or the
new text endcurrent or prospective employee being investigated.

(b) After receiving a request under paragraph (a), the superintendent of the Bureau
of Criminal Apprehension shall perform the background check required under subdivision
1. The superintendent shall retrieve criminal history data as defined in section 13.87,
conduct a search of the national criminal records repository, and provide wants and
warrant information from federal and state repositories. The superintendent is authorized
to exchange fingerprints with the Federal Bureau of Investigation for purposes of the
criminal history check. The superintendent shall return the results of the background
checks to the commissioner to determine whether:

(1) the new text beginagent, new text endemployeenew text begin, new text end or applicant for employment specified in subdivision 1,
clause (1) or (2), has committed a disqualifying crime under Code of Federal Regulations,
title 49, section 1572.103; or

(2) the employee or applicant for employment specified in subdivision 1, clause (3),
has a conviction of the type specified by Code of Federal Regulations, title 49, section
384.228(j).

(c) The superintendent shall recover the cost to the bureau of a background check
through a fee charged to the commissioner new text beginor driver's license agentnew text end.

Subd. 3.

Notification by other criminal justice agencies.

Criminal justice
agencies, as defined by section 13.02, subdivision 3a, shall provide the commissioner
with information they possess and that the commissioner requires for the purposes of
determining the employment suitability of current or prospective employees subject to
this section.

Subd. 4.

Annual background checks in certain instances.

Consistent with Code
of Federal Regulations, title 49, section 384.228, the commissioner shall request and the
superintendent shall conduct annual background checks for the department employees
specified in subdivision 1, clause (3). Annual background checks under this subdivision
shall be performed in a manner consistent with subdivisions 2 and 3.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2017.
new text end

Sec. 5.

new text begin [171.019] REAL ID ACT LIMITATIONS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Definition. new text end

new text begin For purposes of this section, "federal change" means
modification or addition to REAL ID Act requirements, made after the effective date
of this act, with respect to: legal requirements; processes; policies and procedures; or
data collection, storage, and dissemination. Federal change includes but is not limited
to a modification:
new text end

new text begin (1) in what constitutes an official purpose under Code of Federal Regulations, title
6, part 37;
new text end

new text begin (2) in the machine-readable technology standards for a license or Minnesota
identification card;
new text end

new text begin (3) in the information provided on the face of the license or Minnesota identification
card;
new text end

new text begin (4) that relates to dissemination of state-provided data to or among federal agencies,
other states, organizations operating under agreement among the states, or private entities;
or
new text end

new text begin (5) that imposes an identifiable cost for the state of Minnesota.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Limitation. new text end

new text begin The commissioner may not take any action to implement or
meet the requirements of a federal change unless directed to do so by legislative enactment.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Legislative notification. new text end

new text begin (a) Upon identification of an impending or
completed federal change, the commissioner must notify the chairs and ranking minority
members of the legislative committees having jurisdiction over transportation policy
and finance, public safety, and data practices, and the Legislative Commission on Data
Practices and Personal Data Privacy. Notification must be submitted as required under
section 3.195, except that printed copies are not required.
new text end

new text begin (b) Notification under this subdivision must include a review of the federal
change, an initial analysis of data practices impacts, and any preliminary estimates of
implementation costs, including the availability of additional federal funds.
new text end

Sec. 6.

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 deleted text begindoes notdeleted text end new text beginis not eligible to new text endhave a
Social Security number;

(4) new text beginin the case of an application for a driver's license that is acceptable for federal
identification, include a space for a declaration under penalty of perjury that information
on the application is true and correct, together with information and documentation
required by the commissioner;
new text end

new text begin (5) new text endin 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;

deleted text begin (5)deleted 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 end new text begin(7) new text endcontain 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; and

deleted text begin (7)deleted text end new text begin(8) new text endcontain 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 5a.

(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.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2018, and applies to
applications submitted on and after that date.
new text end

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.07, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

License; contents.

(a) Upon the payment of the required fee, the
department shall issue to every qualifying applicant a license designating the type or
class of vehicles the applicant is authorized to drive as applied for. This license must
bear a distinguishing number assigned to the licensee; the licensee's full name and date
of birth; either (1) the licensee's residence address, or (2) the designated address under
section 5B.05; a description of the licensee in a manner as the commissioner deems
necessary; and the usual signature of the licensee. No license is valid unless it bears
the usual signature of the licensee. Every license must bear a colored photograph or an
electronically produced image of the licensee.

(b) If the United States Postal Service will not deliver mail to the applicant's
residence address as listed on the license, then the applicant shall provide verification from
the United States Postal Service that mail will not be delivered to the applicant's residence
address and that mail will be delivered to a specified alternate mailing address. When an
applicant provides an alternate mailing address under this subdivision, the commissioner
shall use the alternate mailing address in lieu of the applicant's residence address for
all notices and mailings to the applicant.

(c) Every license issued to an applicant under the age of 21 must be of a
distinguishing color and plainly marked "Under-21."

(d) The department shall use processes in issuing a license that prohibit, as nearly as
possible, the ability to alter or reproduce a license, or prohibit the ability to superimpose a
photograph or electronically produced image on a license, without ready detection.

(e) A license issued to an applicant age 65 or over must be plainly marked "senior" if
requested by the applicant.

new text begin (f) A license that is acceptable for federal identification must bear a distinguishing
indicator, as required by the commissioner.
new text end

new text begin (g) A license that is not acceptable for federal identification must be marked "not for
federal identification" on the face of the license so that the marking is machine readable
and must have a unique design or color indicator, as required by the commissioner.
new text end

new text begin (h) A license that is acceptable for federal identification and is issued to a person
with temporary lawful status in the United States must be marked "temporary" on the face
of the license so that the marking is machine readable, as required by the commissioner.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2018, and applies to
licenses issued based on applications submitted on and after that date.
new text end

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.07, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 3b. new text end

new text begin Identification card markings. new text end

new text begin (a) A Minnesota identification card that is
acceptable for federal identification must bear a distinguishing indicator, as required by
the commissioner.
new text end

new text begin (b) A Minnesota identification card that is not acceptable for federal identification
must be marked "not for federal identification" on the face of the card so that the marking
is machine readable and must have a unique design or color indicator, as required by
the commissioner.
new text end

new text begin (c) A Minnesota identification card that is acceptable for federal identification and
issued to a person with temporary lawful status in the United States must be marked
"temporary" on the face of the card so that the marking is machine readable, as required
by the commissioner.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2018, and applies to
identification cards issued based on applications submitted on and after that date.
new text end

Sec. 9.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.07, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Expiration.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this subdivision, the
expiration date of new text begina new text endMinnesota identification deleted text begincards of applicants under the age of 65 shall
be
deleted text end new text begincard is new text endthe birthday of the applicant in the fourth year following the date of issuance of
the card.

(b) A Minnesota identification card issued to an applicant age 65 or older deleted text beginshall bedeleted text end
new text beginis new text endvalid for the lifetime of the applicant, except that for the purposes of this paragraph,
"Minnesota identification card" does not includenew text begin: (1) new text end an enhanced identification card
deleted text beginissued to an applicant age 65 or olderdeleted text endnew text begin; or (2) an identification card that is acceptable
for federal identification
new text end.

(c) The expiration date for an Under-21 identification card is the cardholder's 21st
birthday. The commissioner shall issue an identification card to a deleted text beginholder ofdeleted text end new text beginqualified
applicant who holds
new text endan Under-21 identification card deleted text beginwhodeleted text endnew text begin, new text end applies for the card, pays the
required fee, and presents proof of identity and agedeleted text begin, unless the commissioner determines
that the applicant is not qualified for the identification card
deleted text endnew text begin of 21 years or oldernew text end.

new text begin (d) The expiration date for a Minnesota identification card issued to a person with
temporary lawful status is the last day of the person's lawful presence in the United States.
new text end

new text begin (e) Except as otherwise provided in paragraphs (b) and (c), the expiration date of a
Minnesota identification card issued after the effective date of this paragraph and before
January 1, 2018, is the birthday of the applicant in the second year following the date
of issuance of the card.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin Paragraphs (a) to (d) are effective January 1, 2018, and apply
to Minnesota identification cards issued based on applications submitted on and after that
date. Paragraph (e) is effective the day following final enactment and is repealed June
30, 2018.
new text end

Sec. 10.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.07, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Medical alert identifier.

Upon the written request of the applicant, the
department shall issue a driver's license or Minnesota identification card bearing a new text begingraphic
or written
new text endmedical alert identifier. The applicant must request the medical alert identifier at
the time the photograph or electronically produced image is taken. No specific medical
information will be contained on the driver's license or Minnesota identification card.

Sec. 11.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.07, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Living Will/Health Care Directive designation.

(a) At the written request
of the applicant and on payment of the required fee, the department shall issue, renew, or
reissue a driver's license or Minnesota identification card bearing the new text begingraphic or written
new text enddesignation new text beginof a new text enddeleted text begin"deleted text endLiving Will/Health Care Directivedeleted text begin" or an abbreviation thereofdeleted text end. The
designation does not constitute delivery of a health care declaration under section 145B.05.

(b) On payment of the required fee, the department shall issue a replacement or
renewal license or identification card without the designation if requested by the applicant.

(c) This subdivision does not impose any additional duty on a health care provider,
as defined in section 145B.02, subdivision 6, or 145C.01, subdivision 6, beyond the duties
imposed in chapter 145B or 145C.

(d) For the purposes of this subdivision:

(1) "living will" means a declaration made under section 145B.03; and

(2) "health care directive" means a durable power of attorney for health care under
section 145C.02, or any other written advance health care directive of the applicant that is
authorized by statute or not prohibited by law.

Sec. 12.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.07, subdivision 15, is amended to read:


Subd. 15.

Veteran designation.

(a) At the request of an eligible applicant and on
payment of the required fee, the department shall issue, renew, or reissue to the applicant a
driver's license or Minnesota identification card bearing a new text begingraphic or written new text enddesignation of:

(1) deleted text begin"deleted text endVeterandeleted text begin"deleted text end; or

(2) deleted text begin"deleted text endVeteran 100% T&P.deleted text begin"
deleted text end

(b) At the time of the initial application for the designation provided under this
subdivision, the applicant must:

(1) be a veteran, as defined in section 197.447;

(2) have a certified copy of the veteran's discharge papers; and

(3) if the applicant is seeking the disability designation under paragraph (a), clause
(2), provide satisfactory evidence of a 100 percent total and permanent service-connected
disability as determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

(c) The commissioner of public safety is required to issue drivers' licenses and
Minnesota identification cards with the veteran designation only after entering a new
contract or in coordination with producing a new card design with modifications made
as required by law.

Sec. 13.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.07, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 19. new text end

new text begin Resident lifetime game and fish license. new text end

new text begin (a) The department shall
maintain in its records information transmitted electronically from the commissioner of
natural resources identifying each person to whom the commissioner has issued a resident
lifetime license under section 97A.473. The records transmitted from the Department of
Natural Resources must contain:
new text end

new text begin (1) the full name and date of birth as required for the driver's license or identification
card;
new text end

new text begin (2) the person's driver's license or identification card number;
new text end

new text begin (3) the category of lifetime license issued under section 97A.473; and
new text end

new text begin (4) the Department of Natural Resources lifetime license number.
new text end

new text begin (b) The department may delete records described in paragraph (a) if they have not
been matched to a driver's license or identification card record within seven years after
transmission to the department.
new text end

new text begin (c) Except as provided in paragraph (b), the department shall include, on all drivers'
licenses or Minnesota identification cards issued to a person who holds a lifetime license,
a graphic or written designation of the lifetime license, and the category of the lifetime
license.
new text end

new text begin (d) If a person with a lifetime license under section 97A.473 applies for a driver's
license or Minnesota identification card before that information has been transmitted to the
department, the department may accept a copy of the license issued under section 97A.473
as proof of its issuance and shall then follow the procedures in paragraph (c).
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2018, or on the date
the Department of Public Safety implements the Minnesota Licensing and Registration
System (MNLARS), whichever occurs first.
new text end

Sec. 14.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.071, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

deleted text beginExceptiondeleted text endnew text begin Exceptionsnew text end.

new text beginSubdivision 1 does not apply to a license or card
that is acceptable for federal identification.
new text endSubdivisions 1 and 2 do not apply to the
commissioner's requirements pertaining to a photograph or electronically produced image
on an enhanced driver's license or an enhanced identification card.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2018, and applies to
licenses and identification cards issued based on applications submitted on and after
that date.
new text end

Sec. 15.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.072, is amended to read:


171.072 TRIBAL IDENTIFICATION CARD.

(a) If a Minnesota identification card is deemed an acceptable form of identification
in Minnesota Statutes or Rules, a tribal identification card is also an acceptable form
of identification. A tribal identification card is a primary document for purposes of
Minnesota Rules, part 7410.0400, and successor rulesnew text begin. This paragraph does not apply to
documentation of identification for a driver's license or Minnesota identification card
when the license or card is acceptable for federal identification
new text end.

(b) For purposes of this section, "tribal identification card" means an unexpired
identification card issued by a Minnesota tribal government of a tribe recognized by the
Bureau of Indian Affairs, United States Department of the Interior, that contains the legal
name, date of birth, signature, and picture of the enrolled tribal member.

(c) The tribal identification card must contain security features that make it as
impervious to alteration as is reasonably practicable in its design and quality of material
and technology. The security features must use materials that are not readily available to
the general public. The tribal identification card must not be susceptible to reproduction by
photocopying or simulation and must be highly resistant to data or photograph substitution
and other tampering. The requirements of this section do not apply to tribal identification
cards used to prove an individual's residence for purposes of section 201.061, subdivision 3.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2018, and applies to
applications submitted on and after that date.
new text end

Sec. 16.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.12, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Privacy of data.

(a) Data on individuals provided to obtain a driver's
license or Minnesota identification card shall be treated as provided by United States Code,
title 18, section 2721, as in effect on May 23, 2005, and shall be disclosed as required or
permitted by that section. The commissioner shall disclose the data in bulk form upon
request to an authorized recipient under United States Code, title 18, section 2721.

(b) An applicant for a driver's license or a Minnesota identification card may consent,
in writing, to the commissioner to disclose the applicant's personal information exempted
by United States Code, title 18, section 2721, to any person who makes a request for the
personal information. If the applicant so authorizes disclosures, the commissioner shall
implement the request and the information may be used.

(c) If authorized by an applicant for a driver's license or a Minnesota identification
card, as indicated in paragraph (b), the applicant's personal information may be used,
rented, or sold solely for bulk distribution by organizations for business purposes,
including surveys, marketing, or solicitation.

(d) An applicant for a driver's license, instruction permit, or Minnesota identification
card may request that the applicant's residence address be classified as "private data on
individuals," as defined in section 13.02, subdivision 12. The commissioner shall grant
the classification on receipt of a signed statement by the individual that the classification
is required for the safety of the applicant or the applicant's family, if the statement also
provides a valid, existing address where the applicant consents to receive service of
process. The commissioner shall use the service for process mailing address in place of the
residence address in all documents and notices pertaining to the driver's license, instruction
permit, or Minnesota identification card. The residence address and any information
provided in the classification request, other than the mailing address, are private data on
individuals and may be provided to requesting law enforcement agencies, probation and
parole agencies, and public authorities, as defined in section 518A.26, subdivision 18.

new text begin (e) Except as otherwise provided by applicable federal laws and regulations
concerning commercial drivers' licenses, in connection with the issuance of a driver's
license or identification card that is not acceptable for federal identification, the
commissioner shall not:
new text end

new text begin (1) electronically disseminate outside the state personally identifiable data that is
not disseminated as of January 1, 2018; or
new text end

new text begin (2) utilize any electronic validation or verification system accessible or maintained
outside the state that is not in use as of January 1, 2018.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2018.
new text end

Sec. 17.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.27, is amended to read:


171.27 EXPIRATION OF LICENSE; MILITARY EXCEPTION.

(a) The expiration date for each driver's license, deleted text beginother than under-21 licensesdeleted text endnew text begin except
as otherwise provided in this section
new text end, is the birthday of the driver in the fourth year
following the date of issuance of the license. The birthday of the driver shall be as
indicated on the application for a driver's license. A license may be renewed on or before
expiration or within one year after expiration upon application, payment of the required
fee, and passing the examination required of all drivers for renewal. Driving privileges
shall be extended or renewed on or preceding the expiration date of an existing driver's
license unless the commissioner believes that the licensee is no longer qualified as a driver.

(b) The expiration date for each under-21 license shall be the 21st birthday of the
licensee. Upon the licensee attaining the age of 21 and upon the application, payment
of the required fee, and passing the examination required of all drivers for renewal, a
driver's license shall be issued unless the commissioner determines that the licensee is
no longer qualified as a driver.

(c) The expiration date for each provisional license is two years after the date of
application for the provisional license.

(d) new text beginThe expiration date for a license issued to a person with temporary lawful status
is the last day of the person's lawful stay in the United States.
new text end

new text begin (e) new text endAny valid Minnesota driver's license issued to a person then or subsequently
serving outside Minnesota in active military service, as defined in section 190.05,
subdivision 5
, in any branch or unit of the armed forces of the United States, or the
person's spouse, shall continue in full force and effect without requirement for renewal
until the date one year following the service member's separation or discharge from active
military service, and until the license holder's birthday in the fourth full year following
the person's most recent license renewal or, in the case of a provisional license, until the
person's birthday in the third full year following the renewal.

new text begin (f) Except as otherwise provided in paragraphs (b), (c), and (e), the expiration date
of a Minnesota driver's license issued after the effective date of this paragraph and before
January 1, 2018, is the birthday of the applicant in the second year following the date of
issuance of the license.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin Except for paragraph (f), this section is effective January 1,
2018, and applies to licenses issued based on applications submitted on and after that date.
Paragraph (f) is effective the day following final enactment and is repealed June 30, 2018.
new text end

Sec. 18. new text beginDRIVER'S LICENSE AGENT IN NEW BRIGHTON.
new text end

new text begin (a) As provided in this section, the commissioner of public safety shall revise the
appointment of the city of New Brighton as a driver's license agent to provide authority
to operate as a full-service driver licensing office, located in New Brighton city hall.
This paragraph applies notwithstanding: (1) Minnesota Statutes, section 171.061; (2)
requirements under Minnesota Rules, part 7404.0300, subpart 3; and (3) procedures for
county board appointment of a driver's license agent, including under Minnesota Rules,
part 7404.0350. All other provisions apply regarding the appointment and operation of a
driver's license agent under Minnesota Statutes, section 171.061, and Minnesota Rules,
chapter 7404.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner shall make the appointment under this section within two
weeks of receipt of an appointment application pursuant to the commissioner's procedures
under Minnesota Rules.
new text end

Sec. 19. new text beginIMPLEMENTATION AND RULEMAKING; REAL ID ACT.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Direction to implement. new text end

new text begin The commissioner of public safety shall
implement those sections of Public Law 109-13, known as the Real ID Act, as provided
in this act.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Certification. new text end

new text begin The commissioner shall comply with the certification
requirements under Code of Federal Regulations, title 6, section 37.55, as soon as
reasonably possible.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Extension of time to comply. new text end

new text begin The commissioner shall seek one or more
extensions of time to comply with Real ID until the Secretary of Homeland Security has
finally certified this state to be in compliance with the Real ID Act.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Rulemaking. new text end

new text begin The commissioner of public safety shall adopt rules and
amend existing Minnesota Rules only to the extent necessary to implement a two-tier
license program under the Real ID Act of 2005 and applicable state law to issue:
new text end

new text begin (1) drivers' licenses and Minnesota identification cards that are acceptable for federal
identification; and
new text end

new text begin (2) drivers' licenses and Minnesota identification cards that are not acceptable for
federal identification, but comply with Code of Federal Regulations, title 6, section 37.71,
state law, and applicable provisions of this act, and serve the public interest by promoting
public safety, compliance by the driving public with state traffic and insurance laws,
and data privacy.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end

Sec. 20. new text begin REPEALER.
new text end

new text begin Laws 2009, chapter 92, section 1, as amended by Laws 2016, chapter 83, section
1,
new text end new text begin is repealed.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end

APPENDIX

Repealed Minnesota Session Laws: S3589-3

Laws 2009, chapter 92, section 1, as amended by Laws 2016, chapter 83, section 1

Section 1.

Laws 2009, chapter 92, section 1, is amended to read:


Section 1. NONCOMPLIANCE WITH REAL ID ACT.

The commissioner of public safety is prohibited from taking any action to implement those sections of Public Law 109-13 known as the Real ID Act.