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HF 2264

1st Engrossment - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/20/2017 03:59pm

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

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Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 03/08/2017
1st Engrossment Posted on 03/20/2017

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; governing speed limits in Hastings; establishing a
moratorium; requiring a legislative report.

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

Section 1. new text beginMARKED TRUNK HIGHWAY 316 SPEED LIMIT IN HASTINGS;
MORATORIUM AND REPORT.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Moratorium. new text end

new text begin The commissioner of transportation is prohibited from
adjusting or requiring adjustment to the speed limit on marked Trunk Highway 316, known
as Red Wing Boulevard, from the intersection with marked U.S. Highway 61 to Tuttle
Drive, in the city of Hastings. The prohibition in this subdivision does not apply to (1) a
local road authority that is authorized to adjust a speed limit without a traffic and engineering
study as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 169.14; or (2) establishment of a work
zone speed limit under Minnesota Statutes, section 169.14, subdivision 5d.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Legislative report. new text end

new text begin (a) By March 1, 2018, the commissioner of transportation
must submit a report on speed limits in the segment of marked Trunk Highway 316 specified
in subdivision 1 to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees
with jurisdiction over transportation policy and finance. As part of developing the report,
the commissioner must hold at least two hearings at a location within the city of Hastings
regarding proposed speed limit adjustments.
new text end

new text begin (b) At a minimum, the report must provide details on the decision making process for
proposed speed limit adjustments, summarize and respond to comments from the hearings
required under paragraph (a), and include copies of recent traffic and engineering studies
on adjusting speed limits in Hastings.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective retroactively from January 1, 2017.
new text end