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HF 1605

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 02/25/2021 03:26pm

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

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Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/25/2021

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; appropriating money for certain driver's license
administration absent biennial budget enactment.

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

Section 1. new text beginCONTINGENT APPROPRIATION FOR DRIVER'S LICENSE
ADMINISTRATION.
new text end

new text begin (a) For purposes of this section, "next biennium" means the biennium beginning on July
1, 2021.
new text end

new text begin (b) If by July 1, 2021, legislation has not been enacted to appropriate money in the next
biennium to the commissioner of public safety for driver services, an amount as provided
in paragraph (c) is appropriated in fiscal year 2022 to the commissioner from the driver
services operating account in the special revenue fund under Minnesota Statutes, section
299A.705.
new text end

new text begin (c) The amount appropriated under this section is as necessary for driver's license
administration and support, including but not limited to license applications, renewals, and
issuance; license examinations; review and removal of driving privileges; driver's license
agent oversight; information technology operations; and associated accounting and payroll
functions. The amount appropriated must not exceed the appropriation base as established
in Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 4, subdivision 4, paragraph
(b).
new text end

new text begin (d) As necessary, the commissioner may transfer a portion of the appropriation to other
state agencies to support carrying out relevant functions. Any subsequent appropriation to
the commissioner of public safety in the next biennium for regular driver services operations
supersedes and replaces the funding authorized in this section.
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