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HF 1683

1st Engrossment - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 04/19/2022 11:50am

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/25/2021
1st Engrossment Posted on 04/19/2022

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

Line numbers 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.26 1.27 1.28 1.29 1.30 1.31 1.32 1.33 2.1
2.2 2.3
2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18
2.19 2.20 2.21 2.22 2.23 2.24 2.25 2.26 2.27 2.28 2.29 2.30 2.31 2.32 2.33 2.34 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 3.16 3.17 3.18 3.19 3.20 3.21 3.22 3.23 3.24 3.25 3.26 3.27 3.28 3.29 3.30 3.31 3.32 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13 4.14 4.15 4.16 4.17 4.18 4.19 4.20 4.21 4.22 4.23 4.24 4.25 4.26 4.27 4.28 4.29 4.30 4.31 4.32 4.33 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.9 5.10 5.11 5.12 5.13 5.14 5.15 5.16 5.17 5.18 5.19 5.20 5.21 5.22 5.23 5.24 5.25 5.26 5.27 5.28 5.29 5.30 5.31 5.32 5.33 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8 6.9 6.10 6.11 6.12 6.13 6.14 6.15 6.16 6.17 6.18 6.19 6.20 6.21 6.22 6.23 6.24 6.25 6.26 6.27 6.28 6.29 6.30 6.31 6.32 6.33 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 7.8 7.9 7.10 7.11 7.12 7.13 7.14 7.15 7.16 7.17 7.18 7.19 7.20 7.21 7.22 7.23 7.24 7.25 7.26 7.27 7.28 7.29 7.30 7.31 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 8.7 8.8 8.9 8.10 8.11 8.12 8.13 8.14 8.15 8.16 8.17 8.18 8.19 8.20 8.21 8.22 8.23 8.24 8.25 8.26 8.27 8.28 8.29
8.30 8.31 8.32 8.33 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7 9.8 9.9 9.10 9.11 9.12 9.13 9.14 9.15 9.16 9.17 9.18 9.19 9.20 9.21 9.22 9.23 9.24 9.25 9.26 9.27 9.28 9.29 9.30 9.31 9.32 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.8 10.9 10.10 10.11 10.12 10.13 10.14 10.15 10.16 10.17 10.18 10.19 10.20 10.21 10.22 10.23 10.24 10.25 10.26 10.27 10.28 10.29 10.30 10.31 10.32 10.33 10.34 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 11.6 11.7 11.8
11.9 11.10 11.11 11.12 11.13 11.14 11.15 11.16 11.17 11.18 11.19 11.20 11.21 11.22 11.23 11.24 11.25 11.26 11.27 11.28 11.29 11.30 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 12.7 12.8 12.9 12.10 12.11 12.12 12.13 12.14 12.15 12.16 12.17 12.18 12.19 12.20 12.21 12.22 12.23 12.24 12.25 12.26 12.27 12.28 12.29 12.30 12.31 12.32 12.33 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 13.6 13.7 13.8 13.9 13.10 13.11 13.12 13.13 13.14 13.15 13.16 13.17 13.18 13.19 13.20 13.21 13.22 13.23 13.24 13.25 13.26 13.27 13.28 13.29 13.30 13.31 13.32 13.33 13.34 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.6 14.7 14.8 14.9 14.10 14.11 14.12 14.13 14.14 14.15 14.16 14.17 14.18 14.19 14.20 14.21 14.22 14.23 14.24 14.25 14.26 14.27 14.28 14.29 14.30 14.31 14.32 14.33 15.1 15.2
15.3 15.4 15.5 15.6 15.7 15.8 15.9 15.10 15.11 15.12 15.13 15.14 15.15 15.16 15.17 15.18 15.19 15.20 15.21 15.22 15.23 15.24 15.25 15.26 15.27 15.28 15.29 15.30 15.31 15.32 16.1 16.2 16.3 16.4 16.5 16.6 16.7 16.8 16.9 16.10 16.11 16.12 16.13 16.14 16.15 16.16 16.17 16.18 16.19 16.20 16.21 16.22 16.23 16.24 16.25 16.26
16.27
17.1 17.2
17.3 17.4 17.5 17.6 17.7 17.8 17.9 17.10 17.11 17.12 17.13 17.14 17.15
17.16 17.17 17.18 17.19 17.20 17.21 17.22 17.23 17.24 17.25 17.26 17.27 17.28 17.29 17.30 17.31 17.32 17.33 17.34 18.1 18.2 18.3 18.4 18.5 18.6 18.7 18.8 18.9 18.10
18.11 18.12 18.13 18.14 18.15 18.16
18.17 18.18 18.19 18.20 18.21 18.22 18.23 18.24 18.25
18.26 18.27 18.28 18.29 18.30 18.31 18.32 19.1 19.2 19.3 19.4 19.5 19.6 19.7 19.8 19.9 19.10 19.11 19.12 19.13 19.14 19.15 19.16 19.17 19.18 19.19
19.20
19.21 19.22
19.23 19.24 19.25 19.26 19.27 19.28 19.29 19.30
20.1 20.2 20.3 20.4 20.5 20.6 20.7 20.8 20.9 20.10 20.11 20.12 20.13 20.14 20.15 20.16 20.17 20.18 20.19 20.20 20.21 20.22 20.23 20.24 20.25 20.26 20.27 20.28 20.29 21.1 21.2 21.3 21.4 21.5 21.6 21.7 21.8 21.9 21.10 21.11 21.12
21.13 21.14 21.15 21.16 21.17 21.18 21.19 21.20 21.21 21.22 21.23 21.24 21.25 21.26 21.27 21.28 21.29
22.1 22.2 22.3 22.4 22.5 22.6 22.7 22.8 22.9 22.10 22.11 22.12 22.13 22.14
22.15 22.16 22.17 22.18 22.19 22.20 22.21 22.22 22.23 22.24 22.25 22.26 22.27 22.28 22.29 22.30
23.1 23.2 23.3 23.4 23.5 23.6 23.7 23.8 23.9 23.10 23.11 23.12 23.13 23.14 23.15 23.16
23.17
23.18 23.19 23.20 23.21 23.22 23.23 23.24 23.25 23.26 23.27 23.28 23.29 23.30 23.31 24.1 24.2 24.3 24.4 24.5 24.6 24.7 24.8 24.9 24.10 24.11 24.12 24.13 24.14 24.15 24.16 24.17 24.18 24.19 24.20 24.21 24.22 24.23 24.24 24.25 24.26
24.27 24.28 24.29 24.30 24.31 25.1 25.2
25.3 25.4 25.5 25.6 25.7 25.8 25.9 25.10 25.11 25.12 25.13 25.14 25.15 25.16 25.17 25.18 25.19
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26.12 26.13 26.14 26.15 26.16 26.17 26.18 26.19 26.20 26.21 26.22 26.23 26.24 26.25 26.26 26.27 26.28 26.29 26.30 27.1 27.2 27.3
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27.25 27.26 27.27 27.28 27.29 27.30 28.1 28.2 28.3 28.4 28.5 28.6 28.7 28.8 28.9 28.10 28.11 28.12 28.13 28.14 28.15 28.16 28.17 28.18 28.19 28.20 28.21 28.22 28.23 28.24 28.25 28.26 28.27 28.28 28.29 28.30 28.31 28.32 28.33 29.1 29.2 29.3 29.4 29.5 29.6 29.7 29.8 29.9 29.10 29.11 29.12 29.13 29.14 29.15 29.16 29.17 29.18 29.19 29.20 29.21 29.22 29.23 29.24 29.25 29.26 29.27 29.28 29.29 30.1 30.2 30.3
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30.5 30.6 30.7 30.8 30.9
30.10 30.11 30.12 30.13 30.14 30.15
30.16 30.17 30.18 30.19 30.20 30.21 30.22 30.23 30.24
30.25 30.26 30.27 30.28 30.29 30.30 31.1 31.2
31.3 31.4 31.5 31.6 31.7 31.8 31.9 31.10 31.11
31.12 31.13 31.14 31.15 31.16 31.17 31.18 31.19 31.20 31.21 31.22
31.23 31.24 31.25 31.26 31.27 31.28 31.29 31.30 31.31 31.32 31.33 32.1 32.2 32.3 32.4 32.5 32.6 32.7 32.8
32.9 32.10 32.11 32.12 32.13 32.14 32.15 32.16 32.17 32.18 32.19 32.20 32.21 32.22 32.23 32.24 32.25
32.26 32.27 32.28 32.29 32.30 32.31
33.1 33.2 33.3 33.4 33.5 33.6 33.7 33.8 33.9 33.10 33.11 33.12 33.13 33.14 33.15 33.16 33.17 33.18 33.19 33.20 33.21 33.22 33.23 33.24 33.25 33.26 33.27 33.28 33.29 33.30 33.31 33.32 33.33 34.1 34.2 34.3 34.4 34.5
34.6 34.7 34.8 34.9 34.10 34.11 34.12 34.13 34.14 34.15 34.16
34.17 34.18 34.19 34.20 34.21 34.22 34.23 34.24 34.25 34.26 34.27 34.28 34.29 34.30 34.31 34.32 35.1 35.2 35.3 35.4 35.5 35.6 35.7 35.8 35.9
35.10 35.11 35.12 35.13 35.14 35.15 35.16
35.17 35.18 35.19 35.20 35.21 35.22 35.23 35.24 35.25 35.26
35.27 35.28 35.29 35.30 35.31 35.32 36.1 36.2 36.3 36.4 36.5 36.6 36.7 36.8 36.9 36.10 36.11 36.12 36.13 36.14 36.15 36.16
36.17 36.18 36.19 36.20 36.21 36.22 36.23 36.24 36.25 36.26 36.27 36.28 36.29 36.30 36.31 37.1 37.2
37.3 37.4 37.5 37.6 37.7 37.8 37.9 37.10 37.11 37.12 37.13
37.14 37.15 37.16 37.17 37.18 37.19 37.20 37.21 37.22 37.23 37.24 37.25 37.26 37.27 37.28 37.29 37.30 37.31 38.1 38.2 38.3
38.4
38.5 38.6 38.7 38.8 38.9 38.10 38.11 38.12 38.13 38.14 38.15 38.16 38.17 38.18 38.19 38.20 38.21 38.22 38.23 38.24 38.25 38.26 38.27 38.28 38.29 38.30 39.1 39.2 39.3 39.4 39.5 39.6 39.7 39.8
39.9 39.10 39.11 39.12 39.13 39.14 39.15 39.16 39.17 39.18 39.19 39.20 39.21 39.22 39.23 39.24 39.25 39.26 39.27 39.28 39.29 39.30 39.31 39.32 40.1 40.2 40.3 40.4
40.5 40.6 40.7 40.8 40.9 40.10 40.11 40.12 40.13 40.14 40.15 40.16 40.17 40.18 40.19 40.20 40.21 40.22 40.23 40.24 40.25 40.26 40.27 40.28 40.29 40.30 40.31 40.32 41.1 41.2 41.3 41.4 41.5 41.6 41.7 41.8 41.9 41.10 41.11 41.12 41.13 41.14 41.15 41.16 41.17 41.18 41.19 41.20 41.21 41.22 41.23 41.24 41.25 41.26 41.27 41.28 41.29 41.30 42.1 42.2 42.3 42.4 42.5 42.6 42.7 42.8 42.9 42.10
42.11
42.12 42.13 42.14 42.15 42.16 42.17 42.18 42.19 42.20 42.21 42.22 42.23 42.24 42.25 42.26 42.27 42.28 42.29 42.30 42.31 43.1 43.2 43.3 43.4 43.5 43.6 43.7 43.8 43.9 43.10 43.11 43.12 43.13 43.14 43.15 43.16 43.17 43.18 43.19 43.20 43.21 43.22 43.23 43.24 43.25 43.26 43.27 43.28 43.29 43.30
44.1 44.2 44.3 44.4 44.5 44.6 44.7 44.8 44.9 44.10 44.11 44.12 44.13 44.14 44.15 44.16 44.17 44.18 44.19 44.20 44.21 44.22 44.23 44.24 44.25 44.26 44.27 44.28 44.29 44.30 44.31 45.1 45.2 45.3 45.4 45.5 45.6 45.7 45.8 45.9 45.10 45.11 45.12 45.13 45.14 45.15 45.16 45.17 45.18 45.19 45.20 45.21 45.22 45.23 45.24
45.25 45.26 45.27 45.28 45.29 46.1 46.2 46.3 46.4 46.5 46.6 46.7 46.8 46.9 46.10 46.11 46.12 46.13 46.14 46.15 46.16 46.17 46.18 46.19 46.20 46.21 46.22 46.23 46.24 46.25 46.26 46.27 46.28 46.29 46.30 46.31 46.32 46.33 46.34 47.1 47.2 47.3 47.4 47.5 47.6 47.7 47.8 47.9 47.10 47.11 47.12 47.13 47.14 47.15 47.16 47.17 47.18 47.19 47.20 47.21 47.22 47.23
47.24 47.25 47.26 47.27 47.28 47.29 47.30 47.31 47.32 48.1 48.2 48.3 48.4 48.5 48.6 48.7 48.8 48.9 48.10 48.11 48.12 48.13 48.14 48.15 48.16 48.17 48.18 48.19 48.20 48.21 48.22 48.23 48.24 48.25 48.26 48.27 48.28 48.29 48.30 48.31 49.1 49.2 49.3 49.4 49.5 49.6 49.7 49.8 49.9 49.10 49.11 49.12 49.13 49.14 49.15 49.16 49.17 49.18 49.19 49.20 49.21 49.22 49.23 49.24 49.25 49.26 49.27 49.28 49.29 50.1 50.2 50.3 50.4 50.5 50.6 50.7 50.8 50.9 50.10 50.11 50.12 50.13 50.14 50.15 50.16 50.17 50.18 50.19 50.20 50.21 50.22 50.23 50.24 50.25 50.26 50.27 50.28
51.1 51.2 51.3 51.4 51.5 51.6 51.7 51.8 51.9 51.10 51.11 51.12 51.13 51.14 51.15
51.16 51.17 51.18 51.19 51.20 51.21 51.22 51.23 51.24 51.25 51.26 51.27 51.28 51.29
51.30
52.1 52.2 52.3 52.4 52.5 52.6 52.7 52.8 52.9 52.10 52.11 52.12 52.13
52.14 52.15 52.16 52.17 52.18 52.19 52.20 52.21 52.22
52.23 52.24 52.25 52.26 52.27 52.28 52.29 52.30 52.31 53.1 53.2 53.3 53.4 53.5 53.6 53.7 53.8 53.9 53.10 53.11 53.12 53.13 53.14 53.15 53.16 53.17 53.18 53.19 53.20 53.21 53.22 53.23 53.24 53.25 53.26 53.27 53.28 53.29 53.30 53.31 53.32 54.1 54.2 54.3 54.4 54.5 54.6
54.7 54.8 54.9 54.10 54.11 54.12 54.13 54.14 54.15 54.16 54.17 54.18 54.19 54.20 54.21 54.22 54.23 54.24 54.25 54.26 54.27 54.28 54.29 54.30 54.31 55.1 55.2 55.3
55.4 55.5 55.6 55.7 55.8 55.9 55.10 55.11 55.12 55.13 55.14 55.15 55.16 55.17 55.18 55.19 55.20 55.21 55.22 55.23 55.24 55.25 55.26 55.27 55.28 55.29 55.30 55.31 55.32 55.33
56.1 56.2 56.3 56.4 56.5 56.6 56.7
56.8 56.9 56.10 56.11 56.12 56.13 56.14 56.15 56.16 56.17 56.18 56.19 56.20
56.21 56.22 56.23 56.24 56.25 56.26 56.27 56.28 56.29 56.30 57.1 57.2 57.3 57.4 57.5 57.6
57.7 57.8 57.9 57.10 57.11 57.12 57.13 57.14 57.15 57.16 57.17 57.18 57.19 57.20 57.21 57.22 57.23 57.24 57.25 57.26 57.27 57.28 57.29 57.30 57.31 57.32 57.33 57.34 58.1 58.2 58.3 58.4 58.5 58.6 58.7 58.8 58.9 58.10 58.11 58.12 58.13 58.14 58.15
58.16 58.17 58.18 58.19 58.20 58.21 58.22 58.23 58.24 58.25
58.26 58.27 58.28
58.29 58.30 58.31 58.32 59.1 59.2 59.3 59.4 59.5 59.6 59.7 59.8 59.9 59.10 59.11 59.12 59.13 59.14 59.15 59.16 59.17 59.18
59.19 59.20
59.21 59.22 59.23 59.24 59.25 59.26 59.27 59.28 59.29 59.30 60.1 60.2 60.3 60.4 60.5 60.6 60.7 60.8 60.9 60.10 60.11 60.12 60.13 60.14 60.15 60.16 60.17 60.18 60.19 60.20 60.21 60.22 60.23 60.24 60.25 60.26 60.27
60.28 60.29 60.30 60.31
61.1 61.2 61.3 61.4 61.5 61.6 61.7 61.8 61.9 61.10 61.11 61.12 61.13 61.14 61.15 61.16 61.17 61.18 61.19 61.20 61.21 61.22 61.23 61.24 61.25
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61.27 61.28 61.29 62.1 62.2 62.3 62.4 62.5 62.6 62.7 62.8 62.9 62.10 62.11 62.12 62.13 62.14 62.15 62.16 62.17 62.18 62.19
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62.21 62.22 62.23 62.24 62.25 62.26 62.27 62.28 62.29
62.30 62.31 62.32 63.1 63.2 63.3 63.4 63.5
63.6 63.7 63.8 63.9 63.10 63.11 63.12 63.13 63.14 63.15 63.16 63.17 63.18 63.19 63.20 63.21 63.22 63.23 63.24 63.25 63.26 63.27 63.28 63.29 63.30 64.1 64.2 64.3 64.4 64.5 64.6 64.7 64.8 64.9 64.10 64.11 64.12 64.13 64.14
64.15 64.16 64.17
64.18 64.19 64.20 64.21 64.22 64.23 64.24 64.25
64.26 64.27 64.28 64.29 64.30 64.31 65.1 65.2 65.3 65.4 65.5 65.6 65.7 65.8 65.9 65.10 65.11 65.12 65.13 65.14 65.15 65.16 65.17 65.18 65.19 65.20 65.21 65.22 65.23 65.24 65.25 65.26 65.27 65.28 66.1 66.2 66.3 66.4 66.5 66.6 66.7 66.8 66.9 66.10 66.11 66.12 66.13 66.14 66.15 66.16 66.17 66.18 66.19 66.20 66.21 66.22 66.23 66.24
66.25
66.26 66.27 66.28 66.29 66.30 67.1 67.2
67.3 67.4
67.5 67.6
67.7 67.8 67.9 67.10 67.11 67.12
67.13 67.14 67.15 67.16 67.17 67.18 67.19 67.20 67.21 67.22 67.23 67.24 67.25 67.26 67.27 67.28 67.29 67.30 67.31 68.1 68.2 68.3 68.4 68.5 68.6 68.7 68.8 68.9 68.10 68.11 68.12 68.13 68.14 68.15 68.16 68.17 68.18 68.19 68.20 68.21 68.22 68.23 68.24 68.25 68.26 68.27
68.28 68.29
68.30 68.31 68.32 69.1 69.2 69.3 69.4 69.5 69.6 69.7 69.8 69.9 69.10 69.11 69.12
69.13 69.14
69.15 69.16 69.17 69.18 69.19 69.20 69.21 69.22 69.23 69.24 69.25 69.26
69.27 69.28
69.29 69.30 69.31 70.1 70.2 70.3 70.4 70.5 70.6 70.7 70.8 70.9 70.10 70.11 70.12 70.13 70.14 70.15 70.16 70.17 70.18 70.19 70.20 70.21 70.22 70.23 70.24 70.25 70.26 70.27 70.28 70.29 70.30 71.1 71.2 71.3 71.4 71.5 71.6 71.7
71.8 71.9 71.10 71.11 71.12 71.13 71.14 71.15 71.16 71.17 71.18 71.19 71.20 71.21 71.22
71.23 71.24 71.25 71.26 71.27 71.28 71.29 71.30 71.31 72.1 72.2 72.3 72.4 72.5 72.6 72.7 72.8 72.9 72.10 72.11 72.12 72.13 72.14 72.15 72.16 72.17 72.18 72.19 72.20 72.21 72.22 72.23 72.24 72.25 72.26 72.27 72.28 72.29 72.30 72.31 72.32 73.1 73.2 73.3 73.4 73.5 73.6 73.7 73.8 73.9 73.10 73.11 73.12 73.13 73.14 73.15 73.16 73.17 73.18 73.19 73.20 73.21 73.22 73.23 73.24 73.25 73.26 73.27 73.28 73.29 73.30 73.31 73.32 73.33 73.34 73.35 74.1 74.2 74.3 74.4 74.5 74.6 74.7 74.8
74.9 74.10
74.11 74.12 74.13 74.14 74.15 74.16
74.17 74.18 74.19 74.20 74.21 74.22 74.23 74.24 74.25 74.26 74.27 74.28 74.29 74.30 74.31 74.32 74.33 74.34 74.35 74.36 74.37 75.1 75.2 75.3 75.4 75.5 75.6 75.7 75.8 75.9 75.10 75.11 75.12 75.13 75.14 75.15 75.16 75.17 75.18 75.19 75.20 75.21 75.22 75.23 75.24 75.25 75.26 75.27 75.28 75.29 75.30 75.31 75.32 75.33 75.34 75.35 75.36 75.37 75.38 75.39 75.40 76.1 76.2 76.3 76.4 76.5 76.6 76.7 76.8 76.9 76.10 76.11 76.12 76.13
76.14 76.15 76.16 76.17 76.18 76.19 76.20 76.21 76.22 76.23 76.24 76.25 76.26
76.27 76.28 76.29 77.1 77.2 77.3 77.4 77.5 77.6 77.7 77.8 77.9 77.10 77.11 77.12 77.13 77.14 77.15 77.16 77.17 77.18 77.19 77.20 77.21 77.22 77.23 77.24 77.25 77.26 77.27 77.28 77.29 77.30 77.31 77.32 77.33 77.34 77.35 78.1 78.2 78.3
78.4 78.5
78.6 78.7 78.8 78.9 78.10 78.11 78.12
78.13 78.14 78.15 78.16 78.17 78.18 78.19 78.20 78.21 78.22 78.23 78.24 78.25 78.26 78.27 78.28 78.29 78.30 78.31 78.32 78.33 79.1 79.2 79.3 79.4 79.5 79.6 79.7 79.8
79.9 79.10 79.11 79.12 79.13 79.14 79.15 79.16 79.17 79.18 79.19 79.20 79.21 79.22 79.23 79.24 79.25 79.26 79.27 79.28 79.29 79.30 79.31 79.32 79.33 80.1 80.2 80.3 80.4 80.5 80.6 80.7 80.8 80.9 80.10 80.11 80.12 80.13 80.14 80.15 80.16
80.17 80.18 80.19 80.20 80.21 80.22 80.23 80.24 80.25 80.26 80.27 80.28 80.29 80.30 80.31 80.32 80.33 81.1 81.2 81.3 81.4 81.5
81.6 81.7
81.8 81.9 81.10 81.11 81.12 81.13 81.14 81.15 81.16 81.17 81.18
81.19 81.20 81.21 81.22 81.23 81.24 81.25 81.26 81.27 81.28 81.29 81.30
82.1 82.2
82.3 82.4
82.5 82.6 82.7 82.8 82.9 82.10 82.11
82.12 82.13 82.14 82.15 82.16 82.17 82.18
82.19 82.20 82.21 82.22 82.23 82.24 82.25 82.26 82.27 82.28 83.1 83.2 83.3 83.4 83.5 83.6 83.7 83.8 83.9 83.10 83.11 83.12 83.13
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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; providing supplemental appropriations for various
transportation-related purposes to the Department of Transportation, Metropolitan
Council, and Department of Public Safety; providing for allocation of federal
transportation-related funds; providing various policy changes to
transportation-related provisions; establishing the Traffic Safety Advisory Council;
establishing a working group and a task force; establishing administrative citations
and a fine; requiring reports; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 4.075, by adding subdivisions; 160.08,
subdivision 7; 160.266, by adding a subdivision; 161.088, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5,
as amended, by adding a subdivision; 161.115, by adding a subdivision; 161.14,
by adding subdivisions; 162.07, subdivision 2; 162.13, subdivisions 2, 3; 168.002,
by adding a subdivision; 168.1235, subdivision 1; 168.1253, subdivision 3; 168.27,
subdivision 11; 168.327, subdivisions 2, 3; 168.33, subdivision 7; 168.345;
168A.01, subdivision 17b, by adding a subdivision; 168A.04, subdivisions 1, 4;
168A.05, subdivision 3; 168A.11, subdivision 3; 168A.151, subdivision 1;
168A.152, subdivisions 1, 1a; 168B.07, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions;
169.14, by adding a subdivision; 169.18, subdivision 3; 169.8261; 171.01, by
adding a subdivision; 171.06, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 171.061,
subdivision 4; 171.0705, by adding a subdivision; 171.12, subdivision 1a; 171.13,
subdivision 1a; 174.52, subdivision 3; 216D.03, by adding a subdivision; 219.1651;
221.025; 299A.41, subdivision 3; 299A.705, by adding a subdivision; 299D.03,
subdivision 5; 299F.60, subdivision 1; 299J.16, subdivision 1; 325F.662,
subdivision 3; 325F.6641; 325F.6642; 325F.665, subdivision 14; 473.375, by
adding a subdivision; 609.855, subdivisions 1, 7; Minnesota Statutes 2021
Supplement, sections 168.327, subdivision 1; 169.09, subdivision 13; 169.222,
subdivision 4; 169A.60, subdivision 13; 171.0605, subdivision 5; 171.13,
subdivision 1; 171.306, subdivision 4; 360.55, subdivision 9; 360.59, subdivision
10; Laws 2021, First Special Session chapter 5, article 1, section 4, subdivision 3;
article 2, section 2, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapters 160; 161; 169; 174; 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020,
sections 168A.01, subdivision 17a; 325F.6644; Minnesota Rules, part 8835.0350,
subpart 2.

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

ARTICLE 1

TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATIONS.
new text end

new text begin The sums shown in the column under "Appropriations" are added to the appropriations
in Laws 2021, First Special Session chapter 5, article 1, to the agencies and for the purposes
specified in this article. The appropriations are from the trunk highway fund, or another
named fund, and are available for the fiscal years indicated for each purpose. Amounts for
"Total Appropriation" and sums shown in the corresponding columns marked "Appropriations
by Fund" are summary only and do not have legal effect. The figures "2022" and "2023"
used in this article mean that the addition to the appropriations listed under them is available
for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022, or June 30, 2023, respectively. Supplemental
appropriations and reductions to appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022,
are effective the day following final enactment.
new text end

new text begin APPROPRIATIONS
new text end
new text begin Available for the Year
new text end
new text begin Ending June 30
new text end
new text begin 2022
new text end
new text begin 2023
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginDEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 197,423,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 435,090,000
new text end
new text begin Appropriations by Fund
new text end
new text begin 2022
new text end
new text begin 2023
new text end
new text begin General
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 189,715,000
new text end
new text begin Airports
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 5,500,000
new text end
new text begin Trunk Highway
new text end
new text begin 197,423,000
new text end
new text begin 239,875,000
new text end

new text begin The appropriations in this section are to the
commissioner of transportation.
new text end

new text begin The amounts that may be spent for each
purpose are specified in the following
subdivisions.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Multimodal Systems
new text end

new text begin (a) Aeronautics
new text end

new text begin (1) Aviation Support Services
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 7,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund to
purchase two utility aircraft for the
Department of Transportation. This is a
onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin (2) IIJA Match
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 5,500,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the state airports
fund for expenditure in accordance with
Minnesota Statutes, section 360.305,
subdivision 4. This is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin (b) Transit and Active Transportation
new text end

new text begin (1) IIJA Match; Operating Adjustment
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 10,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for the public transit participation program
under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.24. This
is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin (2) Active Transportation
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 12,500,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for the active transportation program under
Minnesota Statutes, section 174.38. This is a
onetime appropriation and is available until
June 30, 2024.
new text end

new text begin The base is $6,150,000 in each of fiscal years
2024 and 2025.
new text end

new text begin (c) Safe Routes to School
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 1,859,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for the safe routes to school program under
Minnesota Statutes, section 174.40. This is a
onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin (d) Passenger Rail
new text end

new text begin (1) Rail Service
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 740,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for operating costs related to second daily
passenger rail train service between
Minneapolis and St. Paul and Chicago.
new text end

new text begin The base is $1,490,000 in fiscal year 2024 and
$2,200,000 in fiscal year 2025.
new text end

new text begin (2) Northern Lights Express
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 51,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for capital improvements and betterments,
including preliminary engineering, design,
engineering, environmental analysis and
mitigation, acquisition of land and
right-of-way, and construction of the
Minneapolis-Duluth Northern Lights Express
inter-city passenger rail project. This
appropriation is available until June 30, 2027.
new text end

new text begin The base is $17,000,000 in each of fiscal years
2024 and 2025 and $0 in fiscal year 2026 and
thereafter.
new text end

new text begin (e) new text end new text begin Freight
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 1,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for Minnesota rail service improvement
program grants under Minnesota Statutes,
section 222.50. This is a onetime
appropriation.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin State Roads
new text end

new text begin (a) Operations and Maintenance
new text end
new text begin 4,000,000
new text end
new text begin 8,805,000
new text end
new text begin Appropriations by Fund
new text end
new text begin 2022
new text end
new text begin 2023
new text end
new text begin General
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 1,000,000
new text end
new text begin Trunk Highway
new text end
new text begin 4,000,000
new text end
new text begin 7,805,000
new text end

new text begin $330,000 in fiscal year 2023 from the trunk
highway fund is to acquire, build, plant, and
improve living snow fences consisting of trees,
shrubs, native grasses, and wildflowers. This
appropriation includes costs of acquiring and
planting trees and shrubs that are climate
adaptive to Minnesota, contracts, easements,
rental agreements, and program delivery.
new text end

new text begin $1,000,000 in fiscal year 2023 from the
general fund is for the highways for habitat
program under Minnesota Statutes, section
160.2325. This is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin The base is $367,681,000 in each of fiscal
years 2024 and 2025.
new text end

new text begin (b) Program Delivery
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 10,802,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation includes use of consultants
to support development and management of
projects.
new text end

new text begin The base is $242,920,000 in fiscal year 2024
and $244,101,000 in fiscal year 2025.
new text end

new text begin (c) State Road Construction
new text end
new text begin 191,223,000
new text end
new text begin 213,463,000
new text end
new text begin Appropriations by Fund
new text end
new text begin 2022
new text end
new text begin 2023
new text end
new text begin General
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 2,000,000
new text end
new text begin Trunk Highway
new text end
new text begin 191,223,000
new text end
new text begin 216,019,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is for the actual
construction, reconstruction, and improvement
of trunk highways, including design-build
contracts, internal department costs associated
with delivering the construction program,
consultant usage to support these activities,
and the cost of actual payments to landowners
for lands acquired for highway rights-of-way,
payment to lessees, interest subsidies, and
relocation expenses.
new text end

new text begin $2,000,000 in fiscal year 2023 from the
general fund is to acquire, build, plant, and
improve living snow fences consisting of trees,
shrubs, native grasses, and wildflowers. This
appropriation includes costs of acquiring and
planting trees and shrubs that are climate
adaptive to Minnesota, contracts, easements,
rental agreements, and program delivery. This
is a onetime appropriation and is available
until June 30, 2026.
new text end

new text begin The base for the trunk highway fund is
$1,148,794,000 in fiscal year 2024 and
$1,160,413,000 in fiscal year 2025.
new text end

new text begin (d) Highway Debt Service
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 1,511,000
new text end

new text begin Any excess appropriation cancels to the trunk
highway fund.
new text end

new text begin (e) Statewide Radio Communications
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 2,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund to
predesign, design, construct, equip, and
furnish the system backbone of the public
safety radio and communication system plan
under Minnesota Statutes, section 403.36. This
is a onetime appropriation and is available
until June 30, 2025.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Local Roads
new text end

new text begin (a) County State-Aid Highways
new text end
new text begin (1) IIJA Match
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 30,868,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for county state-aid highways, to be distributed
in the manner provided under Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 162. This is a onetime
appropriation.
new text end

new text begin (2) Town Roads
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 4,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for town roads, to be distributed in the manner
provided under Minnesota Statutes, section
162.081. This is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin (b) Municipal State-Aid Streets; IIJA Match
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 9,748,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for municipal state-aid streets, to be distributed
in the manner provided under Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 162. This is a onetime
appropriation.
new text end

new text begin (c) Small Cities Assistance
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 10,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for the small cities assistance program under
Minnesota Statutes, section 162.145.
new text end

new text begin The base is $10,000,000 in each of fiscal years
2024 and 2025.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Agency Management
new text end

new text begin (a) Agency Services
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 3,378,000
new text end

new text begin The base for the trunk highway fund is
$66,784,000 in fiscal year 2024 and
$67,192,000 in fiscal year 2025.
new text end

new text begin (b) Buildings
new text end
new text begin 2,200,000
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is to predesign, design,
construct, and equip the Hutchinson Area
Transportation Services addition.
new text end

new text begin (c) IIJA Match and Funding Maximization
new text end
new text begin (1) Federal Funds Local Assistance
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 36,800,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for the federal funds local assistance program
under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.125.
This is a onetime appropriation and is
available until June 30, 2026.
new text end

new text begin (2) Federal Grants Technical Assistance
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 400,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for federal grants technical assistance under
Minnesota Statutes, section 174.127.
new text end

new text begin The base is $400,000 in each of fiscal years
2024 and 2025.
new text end

new text begin (3) Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 6,800,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for the match requirements for formula and
discretionary grant programs enacted in the
federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act,
Public Law 117-58, related to electric vehicle
infrastructure and alternative fuel corridors.
From this amount, the commissioner may
make grants to local units of government. This
is a onetime appropriation and is available
until June 30, 2026. If the match requirements
are met, the commissioner may expend any
unspent portion of this appropriation under
the federal funds local assistance program in
Minnesota Statutes, section 174.125.
new text end

new text begin The base is $3,400,000 in each of fiscal years
2024 and 2025.
new text end

new text begin (4) Climate Funding Maximization
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 2,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for implementation of climate-related
programs under the federal Infrastructure
Investment and Jobs Act, Public Law 117-58.
new text end

new text begin The base is $2,000,000 in each of fiscal years
2024 and 2025.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginMETROPOLITAN COUNCIL
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 31,180,000
new text end

new text begin The appropriations in this section are from the
general fund to the Metropolitan Council.
new text end

new text begin The amounts that may be spent for each
purpose are specified in the following
subdivisions.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Transit System Operations
new text end

new text begin (a) IIJA Match; Operating Adjustment
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 20,075,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is for transit system
operations under Minnesota Statutes, sections
473.371 to 473.449. This is a onetime
appropriation.
new text end

new text begin $75,000 in fiscal year 2023 is for transit signal
priority systems planning.
new text end

new text begin (b) Zero-Emission Bus Transition
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 5,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is for zero-emission bus
procurement, charging infrastructure, and
associated costs, in conformance with the
zero-emission and electric transit vehicle
transition plan under Minnesota Statutes,
section 473.3927.
new text end

new text begin The base is $5,000,000 in each of fiscal years
2024 and 2025 and $0 in fiscal year 2026 and
thereafter.
new text end

new text begin (c) Arterial Bus Rapid Transit Planning
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 500,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is for arterial bus rapid
transit planning on the J, K, and L Line
projects.
new text end

new text begin The base is $500,000 in each of fiscal years
2024 and 2025.
new text end

new text begin (d) Transit Shelter Improvements
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 2,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is for transit shelter
replacement and improvements under
Minnesota Statutes, section 473.41. This is a
onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Microtransit Service
new text end

new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 1,300,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is for financial assistance
to replacement service providers under
Minnesota Statutes, section 473.388, to
provide expansion and improvements to
demand response transit service. The council
must make grants to Maple Grove Transit,
Minnesota Valley Transit Authority, Plymouth
Metrolink, and SouthWest Transit in the
amounts specified by the Suburban Transit
Association. The council must not retain any
portion of the funds under this appropriation.
This is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Transit Fare Temporary Reduction
new text end

new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 2,305,000
new text end

new text begin (a) This appropriation is for transit system
operations under Minnesota Statutes, sections
473.371 to 473.449, to provide for foregone
revenue due to the requirements in paragraph
(b). From this amount, the Metropolitan
Council must provide grants to replacement
service providers under Minnesota Statutes,
section 473.388, in amounts that reflect
calculated foregone revenue for each provider
due to the requirements in paragraph (b). This
is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin (b) From July 1, 2022, to August 31, 2022,
the Metropolitan Council must: (1) establish
a uniform fare schedule that does not exceed
$1 for all bus and light rail transit service
during peak and nonpeak service hours,
including but not limited to express bus and
bus rapid transit; and (2) establish a discount
under the student, collegiate, and Metropass
transit pass programs. The Metropolitan
Council may adjust any other reduced,
discounted, and circulation fares accordingly.
new text end

new text begin (c) After accounting for foregone revenue, the
Metropolitan Council may use any remaining
funds from the appropriation in this
subdivision for transit shelter replacement and
improvements under Minnesota Statutes,
section 473.41.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginDEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 4,325,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 8,102,000
new text end
new text begin Appropriations by Fund
new text end
new text begin 2022
new text end
new text begin 2023
new text end
new text begin General
new text end
new text begin 400,000
new text end
new text begin 3,705,000
new text end
new text begin Special Revenue
new text end
new text begin 3,925,000
new text end
new text begin 2,397,000
new text end
new text begin Trunk Highway
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 2,000,000
new text end

new text begin The appropriations in this section are from the
general fund, or another named fund, to the
commissioner of public safety.
new text end

new text begin The amounts that may be spent for each
purpose are specified in the following
subdivisions.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Administration and Related Services
new text end

new text begin (a) Public Safety Officer Survivor Benefits
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 1,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for payment of public safety officer survivor
benefits under Minnesota Statutes, section
299A.44.
new text end

new text begin The base is $1,640,000 in each of fiscal years
2024 and 2025.
new text end

new text begin (b) Soft Body Armor Reimbursements
new text end
new text begin 400,000
new text end
new text begin 205,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for soft body armor reimbursements under
Minnesota Statutes, section 299A.38.
new text end

new text begin The base is $950,000 in each of fiscal years
2024 and 2025.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin State Patrol; Commercial Vehicle
Enforcement
new text end

new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 2,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the trunk highway
fund.
new text end

new text begin The base is $15,110,000 in each of fiscal years
2024 and 2025.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Driver and Vehicle Services
new text end

new text begin (a) Driver Services
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 2,206,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the driver services
operating account in the special revenue fund
under Minnesota Statutes, section 299A.705,
subdivision 2.
new text end

new text begin $1,029,000 in fiscal year 2023 is for
installation and maintenance of security
cameras at Driver and Vehicle Services exam
sites that are open five or more days per week
and for replacement of existing security
cameras at the St. Paul examination station.
This is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin $153,000 in fiscal year 2023 is for the ongoing
costs, including costs of staff and information
technology operations, of the security cameras
installed at Driver and Vehicle Services
examination sites.
new text end

new text begin $100,000 in fiscal year 2023 is for
reimbursement to deputy registrars and driver's
license agents for the purchase and installation
of security cameras at deputy registrar or
driver's license agent office locations. Deputy
registrars and driver's license agents may
submit an application to the commissioner for
reimbursement of funds spent to purchase and
install security cameras. Upon approval of an
application for reimbursement, the
commissioner must pay the applicant the lesser
of one-half the purchase and installation price
or $5,000. When approving applications, the
commissioner must prioritize offices that do
not currently have security cameras installed.
This is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin $91,000 in fiscal year 2023 is for data auditing
capacity enhancements, including costs of staff
and equipment.
new text end

new text begin $750,000 in fiscal year 2023 is for
reimbursement to limited-service driver's
license agents for the purchase of equipment
necessary for a full-service provider, as
defined in section 171.01, subdivision 33a,
following application to the commissioner.
The commissioner may provide no more than
$15,000 to each driver's license agent. This is
a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin $83,000 in fiscal year 2023 is only available
if legislation is enacted in the 2022 regular
legislative session that establishes
requirements for the commissioner of public
safety governing a watercraft operator's permit
indicator on drivers' licenses and Minnesota
identification cards, and this amount is for the
applicable implementation costs.
new text end

new text begin The base is $36,640,000 in each of fiscal years
2024 and 2025.
new text end

new text begin (b) Vehicle Services
new text end
new text begin 3,925,000
new text end
new text begin 191,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the vehicle services
operating account in the special revenue fund
under Minnesota Statutes, section 299A.705.
new text end

new text begin $3,925,000 in fiscal year 2022 is for the
mailing and production costs of license plates.
new text end

new text begin $90,000 in fiscal year 2023 is for data auditing
capacity enhancements, including costs of staff
and equipment.
new text end

new text begin $101,000 in fiscal year 2023 is for an appeals
process for information technology system
data access revocations, including costs of
staff and equipment.
new text end

new text begin The base is $33,970,000 in each of fiscal years
2024 and 2025.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Traffic Safety
new text end

new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin 2,500,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for traffic safety activities, including: (1) for
staff and operating costs of the Traffic Safety
Advisory Council under Minnesota Statutes,
section 4.075; (2) to develop the speed safety
camera pilot project implementation plan
under article 3, section 58; and (3) to expand
public outreach and education, coordination
and assistance on traffic safety initiatives,
grants, and program and project management.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner may expend up to $20,000
in fiscal year 2023 from the driver and vehicle
services technology account in the special
revenue fund under Minnesota Statutes,
section 299A.705, for records access
enhancements to the MNCrash information
technology system.
new text end

new text begin The base for the general fund is $2,978,000
in each of fiscal years 2024 and 2025.
new text end

Sec. 5.

Laws 2021, First Special Session chapter 5, article 1, section 4, subdivision 3, is
amended to read:


Subd. 3.

State Patrol

(a) Patrolling Highways
113,823,000
112,170,000
Appropriations by Fund
2022
2023
General
37,000
37,000
H.U.T.D.
92,000
92,000
Trunk Highway
113,694,000
112,041,000

$3,524,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $2,822,000
in fiscal year 2023 are from the trunk highway
fund for the purchase, deployment, and
management of body-worn cameras.

$7,718,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $6,767,000
in fiscal year 2023 are from the trunk highway
fund for staff and equipment costs of
additional patrol troopers.

(b) Commercial Vehicle Enforcement
10,180,000
10,046,000

$494,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $360,000 in
fiscal year 2023 are for the purchase,
deployment, and management of body-worn
cameras.

(c) Capitol Security
20,610,000
16,667,000

This appropriation is from the general fund.

$449,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $395,000 in
fiscal year 2023 are for the purchase,
deployment, and management of body-worn
cameras.

new text begin Up to new text end$8,863,000 in fiscal year 2022 and
$4,420,000 in fiscal year 2023 are new text beginavailable
new text end for staff and equipment costs of additional
troopers and nonsworn officers.

The commissioner must not:

(1) spend any money from the trunk highway
fund for capitol security; or

(2) permanently transfer any state trooper from
the patrolling highways activity to capitol
security.

The commissioner must not transfer any
money appropriated to the commissioner under
this section:

(1) to capitol security; or

(2) from capitol security.

(d) Vehicle Crimes Unit
888,000
884,000

This appropriation is from the highway user
tax distribution fund to investigate:

(1) registration tax and motor vehicle sales tax
liabilities from individuals and businesses that
currently do not pay all taxes owed; and

(2) illegal or improper activity related to the
sale, transfer, titling, and registration of motor
vehicles.

$22,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $18,000 in
fiscal year 2023 are for the purchase,
deployment, and management of body-worn
cameras.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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

ARTICLE 2

TRUNK HIGHWAY BONDS

Section 1. new text beginBOND APPROPRIATIONS.
new text end

new text begin The sums shown in the column under "Appropriations" are appropriated from the bond
proceeds account in the trunk highway fund to the state agencies or officials indicated to
be spent for public purposes. Appropriations of bond proceeds must be spent as authorized
by the Minnesota Constitution, articles XI and XIV. Unless otherwise specified, money
appropriated in this article for a capital program or project may be used to pay state agency
staff costs that are attributed directly to the capital program or project in accordance with
accounting policies adopted by the commissioner of management and budget.
new text end

new text begin SUMMARY
new text end
new text begin Department of Transportation
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 149,000,000
new text end
new text begin Department of Management and Budget
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 149,000
new text end
new text begin TOTAL
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 149,149,000
new text end
new text begin APPROPRIATIONS
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginDEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin High-Priority Bridges
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 80,000,000
new text end

new text begin (a) This appropriation is to the commissioner
of transportation for land acquisition,
environmental analysis, predesign, design,
engineering, construction, reconstruction, and
improvement of priority trunk highway
bridges, including design-build contracts,
internal department costs associated with
delivering the construction program,
consultant usage to support these activities,
and costs of payments to landowners for lands
acquired for highway rights-of-way. The
commissioner must conform with the
investment priorities identified in the
Minnesota state highway investment plan
under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.03,
subdivision 1c.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner may use up to 17
percent of the amount for program delivery.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Facilities Capital Improvement
Program
new text end

new text begin 69,000,000
new text end

new text begin (a) This appropriation is to the commissioner
of transportation for construction, renovation,
and expansion of Department of
Transportation buildings and facilities.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner may use up to 17
percent of the amount for program delivery.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginBOND SALE EXPENSES
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 149,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is to the commissioner of
management and budget for bond sale
expenses under Minnesota Statutes, sections
16A.641, subdivision 8, and 167.50,
subdivision 4.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginBOND SALE AUTHORIZATION.
new text end

new text begin To provide the money appropriated in this article from the bond proceeds account in the
trunk highway fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and issue bonds
of the state in an amount up to $149,149,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the
effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 167.50 to 167.52, and by the Minnesota
Constitution, article XIV, section 11, at the times and in the amounts requested by the
commissioner of transportation. The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any
premium received from the sale of the bonds, must be deposited in the bond proceeds account
in the trunk highway fund.
new text end

Sec. 5.

Laws 2021, First Special Session chapter 5, article 2, section 2, subdivision 1, is
amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Corridors of Commerce

$
200,000,000

(a) This appropriation is to the commissioner
of transportation for the corridors of commerce
program under Minnesota Statutes, section
161.088.

(b) This appropriation is available in the
amounts of:

(1) $100,000,000 in fiscal year 2024; and

(2) $100,000,000 in fiscal year 2025.

(c) For all available funds under paragraph
(b), the commissioner must commence the
project selection process under the program
by deleted text beginAugust 1, 2022deleted text endnew text begin February 1, 2023new text end.

(d) The commissioner may use up to 17
percent of the amount for program delivery.

(e) The appropriation in this subdivision
cancels as specified under Minnesota Statutes,
section 16A.642, except that the commissioner
of management and budget must count the
start of authorization for issuance of state
bonds as the first day of the fiscal year during
which the bonds are available to be issued as
specified under paragraph (b), and not as the
date of enactment of this section.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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

ARTICLE 3

TRANSPORTATION FINANCE AND POLICY

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 4.075, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Traffic Safety Advisory Council; established. new text end

new text begin The Traffic Safety Advisory
Council is established to advise, consult with, coordinate, and make program
recommendations to the commissioners of public safety, transportation, and health on the
development and implementation of projects and programs intended to improve traffic
safety on all Minnesota road systems. The advisory council serves as the lead for the state
Toward Zero Deaths program.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 4.075, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Traffic Safety Advisory Council; membership. new text end

new text begin The advisory council consists
of the following members:
new text end

new text begin (1) the chair, which is filled on a two-year rotating basis by:
new text end

new text begin (i) a designee from the Office of Traffic Safety in the Department of Public Safety;
new text end

new text begin (ii) a designee from the Office of Traffic Engineering in the Department of Transportation;
and
new text end

new text begin (iii) a designee from the Injury and Violence Prevention Section in the Department of
Health;
new text end

new text begin (2) two vice chairs, which must be filled by the two designees who are not currently
serving as chair of the advisory council under clause (1);
new text end

new text begin (3) the director of the state Toward Zero Deaths program;
new text end

new text begin (4) the chief of the State Patrol or a designee;
new text end

new text begin (5) a regional coordinator from the Toward Zero Deaths program;
new text end

new text begin (6) the state traffic safety engineer in the Department of Transportation or a designee;
new text end

new text begin (7) a law enforcement liaison from the Department of Public Safety;
new text end

new text begin (8) a representative from the Department of Human Services;
new text end

new text begin (9) a representative from the Department of Education;
new text end

new text begin (10) a representative from the Council on Disability;
new text end

new text begin (11) a representative for Tribal governments appointed by the commissioner of public
safety;
new text end

new text begin (12) a representative from the Center for Transportation Studies at the University of
Minnesota;
new text end

new text begin (13) a representative from the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association;
new text end

new text begin (14) a representative from the Minnesota Sheriffs' Association;
new text end

new text begin (15) a representative from the Minnesota Safety Council;
new text end

new text begin (16) a representative from AAA Minnesota;
new text end

new text begin (17) a representative from the Minnesota Trucking Association;
new text end

new text begin (18) a representative from the Insurance Federation of Minnesota;
new text end

new text begin (19) a representative from the Association of Minnesota Counties;
new text end

new text begin (20) a representative from the League of Minnesota Cities;
new text end

new text begin (21) the American Bar Association State Judicial Outreach Liaison;
new text end

new text begin (22) a representative from the City Engineers Association of Minnesota;
new text end

new text begin (23) a representative from the Minnesota County Engineers Association;
new text end

new text begin (24) a representative from the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota;
new text end

new text begin (25) an individual representing vulnerable road users, including pedestrians, bicyclists,
and other operators of a personal conveyance, appointed by the Bicycle Alliance of
Minnesota;
new text end

new text begin (26) a representative from Our Streets Minneapolis; and
new text end

new text begin (27) a representative from Minnesota Operation Lifesaver.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 4.075, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Traffic Safety Advisory Council; administration. new text end

new text begin (a) The Department of
Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety, in cooperation with the Departments of Transportation
and Health, must serve as the host agency for the advisory council and must manage the
financial, administrative, and operational aspects of the advisory council's activities.
new text end

new text begin (b) The Traffic Safety Advisory Council must meet no less than four times per year or
more frequently as determined by the chair, a majority of the council members, or any of
the designated commissioners.
new text end

new text begin (c) The chair must regularly report to the respective commissioners on the activities of
the advisory council and on the state of traffic safety in Minnesota.
new text end

new text begin (d) The terms, compensation, and appointment of members are governed by section
15.059.
new text end

new text begin (e) The advisory council may appoint subcommittees and working groups. Subcommittees
must consist of council members. Working groups may include nonmembers. Nonmembers
on working groups must be compensated pursuant to section 15.059, subdivision 3, only
for expenses incurred for working group activities.
new text end

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 4.075, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Traffic Safety Advisory Council; duties. new text end

new text begin The Traffic Safety Advisory Council
must:
new text end

new text begin (1) advise the governor and heads of state departments and agencies on policy, programs,
and services affecting traffic safety;
new text end

new text begin (2) advise the director of the state Toward Zero Deaths program and state department
representatives on the activities of the Toward Zero Deaths program, including informing
and educating the public about traffic safety;
new text end

new text begin (3) encourage state departments and other agencies to conduct needed research in the
field of traffic safety;
new text end

new text begin (4) review recommendations of the subcommittees and working groups; and
new text end

new text begin (5) review and comment on all grants dealing with traffic safety and on the development
and implementation of state and local traffic safety plans.
new text end

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 4.075, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Traffic safety report. new text end

new text begin Annually by January 2, the commissioner of public
safety must provide a traffic safety report to the governor and the chairs and ranking minority
members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over traffic safety. The report must
analyze the safety of Minnesota's roads and transportation system, including but not limited
to:
new text end

new text begin (1) injuries and fatalities that occur on or near a roadway or transportation system facility;
new text end

new text begin (2) factors that caused crashes resulting in injuries and fatalities;
new text end

new text begin (3) roadway and system improvements broadly and at specific locations that could reduce
injuries and fatalities;
new text end

new text begin (4) enforcement and education efforts that could reduce injuries and fatalities;
new text end

new text begin (5) other safety improvements, programs, or features that will improve the quality of
the roadway and transportation use experience; and
new text end

new text begin (6) existing and needed resources to make roadway and transportation system safety
improvements.
new text end

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 160.08, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

No commercial establishment within right-of-way; exceptions.

No
commercial establishment, including but not limited to automotive service stations, for
serving motor vehicle users shall be constructed or located within the right-of-way of, or
on publicly owned or publicly leased land acquired or used for or in connection with, a
controlled-access highway; except thatnew text begin:
new text end

(1) structures may be built within safety rest and travel information center areas;

(2) space within state-owned buildings in those areas may be leased for the purpose of
providing information to travelers through advertising as provided in section 160.276;

(3) advertising signs may be erected within the right-of-way of interstate or
controlled-access trunk highways by franchise agreements under section 160.80;

(4) vending machines may be placed in rest areas, travel information centers, or weigh
stations constructed or located within trunk highway rights-of-way; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(5) acknowledgment signs may be erected under sections 160.272 and 160.2735deleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (6) electric vehicle charging stations may be installed, operated, and maintained in safety
rest areas.
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. 7.

new text begin [160.2325] HIGHWAYS FOR HABITAT PROGRAM.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Definitions. new text end

new text begin (a) For purposes of this section, the following terms have
the meanings given.
new text end

new text begin (b) "Integrated roadside vegetation management" means an approach to right-of-way
maintenance that combines a variety of techniques with sound ecological principles to
establish and maintain safe, healthy, and functional roadsides. Integrated roadside vegetation
management includes but is not limited to judicious use of herbicides, spot mowing,
biological control, prescribed burning, mechanical tree and brush removal, erosion prevention
and treatment, and prevention and treatment of other right-of-way disturbances.
new text end

new text begin (c) "Program" means the highways for habitat program established in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Program establishment. new text end

new text begin The commissioner must establish a highways for
habitat program to enhance roadsides with pollinator and other wildlife habitat and vegetative
buffers.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin General requirements. new text end

new text begin In implementing the program, the commissioner must:
new text end

new text begin (1) identify and prioritize highways for habitat installations under an integrated roadside
vegetation management plan with priority given to new construction and reconstruction;
new text end

new text begin (2) develop and erect signage, where appropriate, that identifies highways for habitat
projects and clearly marks the habitat and management restrictions;
new text end

new text begin (3) develop and require training for department personnel and contractors that apply
pesticides and manage vegetation on the use of integrated roadside vegetation management
and native plant identification;
new text end

new text begin (4) assess, in consultation with the commissioners of natural resources and agriculture,
the categorization and management of noxious weeds to reduce the use of mowing and
pesticides;
new text end

new text begin (5) maintain a website that includes information on program implementation, integrated
roadside vegetation management, and related best management practices; and
new text end

new text begin (6) identify funding sources and develop proposals for ongoing funding for the program.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Management standards. new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioner, in consultation with the
commissioner of natural resources and the Board of Water and Soil Resources, must develop
standards and best management practices for integrated roadside vegetation management
plans under the program.
new text end

new text begin (b) The standards and best management practices must include:
new text end

new text begin (1) guidance on seed and vegetation selection based on the Board of Water and Soil
Resources' native vegetation establishment and enhancement guidelines;
new text end

new text begin (2) requirements for roadside vegetation management protocols that avoid the use of
pollinator lethal insecticides as defined under section 18H.02, subdivision 28a;
new text end

new text begin (3) practices that are designed to avoid habitat destruction and protect nesting birds,
pollinators, and other wildlife; and
new text end

new text begin (4) identification of appropriate right-of-way tracts for wildflower and native habitat
establishment.
new text end

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 160.266, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin North Star Bikeway. new text end

new text begin The North Star Bikeway is designated as a state bicycle
route. It must originate in the city of St. Paul in Ramsey County, then proceed north and
east to Duluth in St. Louis County, then proceed north and east along the shore of Lake
Superior through Grand Marais in Cook County to Minnesota's boundary with Canada, and
there terminate.
new text end

Sec. 9.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 161.088, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Definitions.

new text begin(a) new text endFor purposes of this section, the following terms have
the meanings givendeleted text begin:deleted text endnew text begin.
new text end

deleted text begin (1)deleted text endnew text begin (b)new text end "Beyond the project limits" means any point that is located:

deleted text begin (i)deleted text endnew text begin (1)new text end outside of the project limits;

deleted text begin (ii)deleted text endnew text begin (2)new text end along the same trunk highway; and

deleted text begin (iii)deleted text endnew text begin (3)new text end within the same region of the statedeleted text begin;deleted text endnew text begin.
new text end

deleted text begin (2)deleted text endnew text begin (c)new text end "City" means a statutory or home rule charter citydeleted text begin;deleted text endnew text begin.
new text end

new text begin (d) "Department" means the Department of Transportation.
new text end

deleted text begin (3)deleted text endnew text begin (e)new text end "Program" means the corridors of commerce program established in this sectiondeleted text begin;
and
deleted text endnew text begin.
new text end

deleted text begin (4)deleted text endnew text begin (f)new text end "Project limits" means the estimated construction limits of a project for trunk
highway construction, reconstruction, or maintenance, that is a candidate for selection under
the corridors of commerce program.

new text begin (g) "Screening entity" means an area transportation partnership, the Metropolitan Council
in consultation with the transportation advisory board under section 473.146, subdivision
4, or a specified county.
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. 10.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 161.088, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Program authority; funding.

(a) As provided in this section, the commissioner
deleted text begin shalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end establish a corridors of commerce program for trunk highway construction,
reconstruction, and improvement, including maintenance operations, that improves commerce
in the state.

(b) The commissioner may expend funds under the program from appropriations to the
commissioner that are:

(1) made specifically by law for use under this section;

(2) at the discretion of the commissioner, made for the budget activities in the state roads
program of operations and maintenance, program planning and delivery, or state road
construction; and

(3) made for the corridor investment management strategy program, unless specified
otherwise.

(c) The commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end include in the program the cost participation policy
for local units of government.

(d) The commissioner may use up to 17 percent of any appropriation deleted text beginto the programdeleted text endnew text begin
under this section
new text end for program deliverynew text begin and for project scoring, ranking, and selection under
subdivision 5
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. 11.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 161.088, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Project eligibility.

(a) The eligibility requirements for projects that can be
funded under the program are:

(1) consistency with the statewide multimodal transportation plan under section 174.03;

(2) location of the project on deleted text beginan interregional corridordeleted text endnew text begin the national highway system, as
provided under Code of Federal Regulations, title 23, part 470, and successor requirements
new text end,
for a project located outside of the Department of Transportation metropolitan district;

(3) placement into at least one project classification under subdivision 3;

(4) project construction work will commence within deleted text beginthreedeleted text endnew text begin fournew text end yearsdeleted text begin, or a longer length
of time as determined by the commissioner
deleted text end; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(5) for each type of project classification under subdivision 3, a maximum allowable
amount for the total project cost estimate, as determined by the commissioner with available
datanew text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (6) determination of a total project cost estimate with a reasonable degree of accuracynew text end.

(b) A project whose construction is programmed in the state transportation improvement
program is not eligible for funding under the program. This paragraph does not apply to a
project that is programmed as result of selection under this section.

(c) A project may be, but is not required to be, identified in the 20-year state highway
investment plan under section 174.03.

(d) For each project, the commissioner must consider all of the eligibility requirements
under paragraph (a). The commissioner is prohibited from considering any eligibility
requirement not specified under paragraph (a).

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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

Sec. 12.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 161.088, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 4a. new text end

new text begin Project funding; regional balance. new text end

new text begin (a) To ensure regional balance throughout
the state, the commissioner must distribute all available funds under the program within the
following funding categories:
new text end

new text begin (1) Metro Projects: at least 30 percent and no more than 35 percent of the funds are for
projects that are located within, on, or directly adjacent to an area bounded by marked
Interstate Highways 494 and 694;
new text end

new text begin (2) Metro Connector Projects: at least 30 percent and no more than 35 percent of the
funds are for projects that:
new text end

new text begin (i) are not included in clause (1); and
new text end

new text begin (ii) are located within the department's metropolitan district or within 40 miles of marked
Interstate Highway 494 or marked Interstate Highway 694; and
new text end

new text begin (3) Regional Center Projects: at least 30 percent of the funds are for projects that are not
included in clause (1) or (2).
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner must calculate the percentages under paragraph (a) using total
funds under the program for (1) the current project selection round, and (2) to the extent
applicable, the two most recent prior selection rounds performed on or after the effective
date of 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

Sec. 13.

Minnesota Statutes 2021 Supplement, section 161.088, subdivision 5, is amended
to read:


Subd. 5.

Project selection process; criteria.

(a) The commissioner must establish a
process to identify, evaluate, and select projects under the program. The process must be
consistent with the requirements of this subdivision and must not include any additional
deleted text begin evaluationdeleted text endnew text begin scoringnew text end criteria.new text begin The process must include phases as provided in this subdivision.
new text end

(b) deleted text beginAs part of the project selection process, the commissioner must annually accept
recommendations on candidate projects from area transportation partnerships and other
interested stakeholders in each Department of Transportation district. The commissioner
must determine the eligibility for each candidate project identified under this paragraph.
For each eligible project, the commissioner must classify and evaluate the project for the
program, using all of the criteria established under paragraph (c).
deleted text endnew text begin Phase 1: Project
solicitation.
Following enactment of each law that makes additional funds available for the
program, the commissioner must undertake a public solicitation of potential projects for
consideration. The solicitation must be performed through an Internet recommendation
process that allows for an interested party, including an individual, business, local unit of
government, corridor group, or interest group, to submit a project for consideration.
new text end

(c)new text begin Phase 2: Local screening and recommendations. The commissioner must present
the projects submitted during the open solicitation under Phase 1 to the appropriate screening
entity where each project is located. A screening entity must:
new text end

new text begin (1) consider all of the submitted projects for its area;
new text end

new text begin (2) solicit input from members of the legislature who represent the area for project review
and nonbinding approval or disapproval; and
new text end

new text begin (3) recommend projects to the commissioner for formal scoring, as provided in Phase
3.
new text end

new text begin (d) Each screening entity may recommend up to three projects to the commissioner,
except that (1) the Metropolitan Council may recommend up to four projects, and (2) Anoka,
Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington Counties may each
independently recommend up to two projects. A screening entity may recommend a
replacement project for a project that the commissioner determines is ineligible under
subdivision 4. Each recommendation must identify any approvals or disapprovals provided
by a member of the legislature.
new text end

new text begin (e) Phase 3: Project scoring. The commissioner must confirm project eligibility under
subdivision 4 and perform a complete scoring assessment on each of the eligible projects
recommended by the screening entities under Phase 2.
new text end

new text begin (f)new text end Projects must be deleted text beginevaluateddeleted text endnew text begin scorednew text end using all of the following criteria:

(1) a return on investment measure that provides for comparison across eligible projects;

(2) measurable impacts on commerce and economic competitiveness;

(3) efficiency in the movement of freight, including but not limited to:

(i) measures of annual average daily traffic and commercial vehicle miles traveled, which
may include data near the project location on that trunk highway or on connecting trunk
and local highways; and

(ii) measures of congestion or travel time reliability, which may be within or near the
project limits, or both;

(4) improvements to traffic safety;

(5) connections to regional trade centers, local highway systems, and other transportation
modes;

(6) the extent to which the project addresses multiple transportation system policy
objectives and principles;

(7) support and consensus for the project among members of the surrounding community;new text begin
and
new text end

(8) the time and work needed before construction may begin on the projectdeleted text begin; anddeleted text endnew text begin.
new text end

deleted text begin (9) regional balance throughout the state.
deleted text end

The commissioner must give the criteria in clauses (1) to (8) equal weight in the deleted text beginselectiondeleted text endnew text begin
scoring
new text end process.

new text begin (g) Phase 4: Project ranking and selection. Upon completion of project scoring under
Phase 3, the commissioner must develop a ranked list of projects based on total score and
must select projects in rank order for funding under the program, subject to subdivision 4a.
The commissioner must specify the amounts and known or anticipated sources of funding
for each selected project.
new text end

deleted text begin (d) The list of all projects evaluated must be made public and must include the score of
each project.
deleted text end

new text begin (h) Phase 5: Public information. The commissioner must publish information regarding
the selection process on the department's website. The information must include:
new text end

new text begin (1) lists of all projects submitted for consideration and all projects recommended by the
screening entities;
new text end

new text begin (2) the scores and ranking for each project; and
new text end

new text begin (3) an overview of each selected project, including amounts and sources of funding.
new text end

deleted text begin (e) As part of the project selection process, the commissioner may divide funding to be
separately available among projects within each classification under subdivision 3, and may
apply separate or modified criteria among those projects falling within each classification.
deleted 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. 14.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 161.115, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 271. new text end

new text begin Route No. 340. new text end

new text begin Beginning at a point in or adjacent to Upper Sioux Agency
State Park; thence extending in a general northwesterly direction to a point on Route No.
67 at or near Granite Falls.
new text end

Sec. 15.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 161.14, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 102. new text end

new text begin John Schlegel Memorial Highway. new text end

new text begin The segment of marked U.S. Highway
71 from Willmar to the intersection with marked Trunk Highway 7 in Kandiyohi County
is designated as "John Schlegel Memorial Highway." Subject to section 161.139, the
commissioner must adopt a suitable design to mark this highway and erect appropriate signs.
new text end

Sec. 16.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 161.14, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 103. new text end

new text begin Prince Rogers Nelson Memorial Highway. new text end

new text begin The segment of marked Trunk
Highway 5 within the city limits of Chanhassen is designated "Prince Rogers Nelson
Memorial Highway." The commissioner must adopt a suitable design to mark this highway
that conforms to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices adopted by the
commissioner under section 169.06, except that to the extent feasible, the sign must include
the symbol associated with the artist and be purple in color. Subject to section 161.139, the
commissioner must erect appropriate signs.
new text end

Sec. 17.

new text begin [161.369] INDIAN EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE.
new text end

new text begin As authorized by United States Code, title 23, section 104, paragraph (d), the
commissioner may implement an Indian employment preference for members of federally
recognized Tribes on projects carried out under United States Code, title 23, on or near an
Indian reservation. For purposes of this section, a project is near an Indian reservation if
the project is within the distance a person seeking employment could reasonably be expected
to commute to and from each workday. The commissioner, in consultation with federally
recognized Minnesota Tribes, may determine when a project is near an Indian reservation.
new text end

Sec. 18.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 162.07, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Money needs defined.

For the purpose of this section, money needs of each
county are defined as the estimated total annual costs of constructing, over a period of 25
years, the county state-aid highway system deleted text beginindeleted text endnew text begin located and established bynew text end that county. Costs
incidental to construction, or a specified portion thereof as set forth in the commissioner's
rules may be included in determining money needs. To avoid variances in costs due to
differences in construction policy, construction costs shall be estimated on the basis of the
engineering standards developed cooperatively by the commissioner and the county engineers
of the several counties.

Sec. 19.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 162.13, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Money needs defined.

For the purpose of this section money needs of each
city having a population of 5,000 or more are defined as the estimated cost of constructing
and maintaining over a period of 25 years the municipal state-aid street system deleted text beginindeleted text endnew text begin located
and established by
new text end such city. Right-of-way costs and drainage shall be included in money
needs. Lighting costs and other costs incidental to construction and maintenance, or a
specified portion of such costs, as set forth in the commissioner's rules, may be included in
determining money needs. To avoid variances in costs due to differences in construction
and maintenance policy, construction and maintenance costs shall be estimated on the basis
of the engineering standards developed cooperatively by the commissioner and the engineers,
or a committee thereof, of the cities.

Sec. 20.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 162.13, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Screening board.

On or before September 1 of each year, the engineer of each
city having a population of 5,000 or more deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin must update their data andnew text end forward to the
commissioner deleted text beginon forms prepared by the commissioner,deleted text end all information relating to the money
needs of the city that the commissioner deems necessary in order to apportion the municipal
state-aid street fund in accordance with the apportionment formula deleted text beginheretofore set forthdeleted text end.
Upon receipt of the information the commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end appoint a board of city
engineers. The board deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end be composed of deleted text beginone engineer from each state highway
construction district, and in addition thereto,
deleted text endnew text begin: (1) two city engineers from the metropolitan
district; (2) one city engineer from each nonmetropolitan district; and (3)
new text end one engineer from
each city of the first class. The board deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end investigate and review the information
submitted by each city. On or before November 1 of each year, the board deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end submit
its findings and recommendations in writing as to each city's money needs to the
commissioner on a form prepared by the commissioner. Final determination of the money
needs of each city deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end be made by the commissioner. In the event that any city deleted text beginshall
fail
deleted text endnew text begin failsnew text end to submit thenew text begin requirednew text end information deleted text beginprovided for hereindeleted text end, the commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin
must
new text end estimate the money needs of the city. The estimate deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end be used in solving the
apportionment formula. The commissioner may withhold payment of the amount apportioned
to the city until the information is submitted.

Sec. 21.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168.1235, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

General requirements; fees.

(a) The commissioner shall issue a special
plate emblem for each plate to an applicant who:

(1) is a member of a congressionally chartered veterans service organization and is a
registered owner of a passenger automobile, pickup truck, van, or self-propelled recreational
vehicle;

(2) pays the registration tax required by law;

(3) pays a fee in the amount specified for special plates under section 168.12, subdivision
5, for each set of two plates, and any other fees required by this chapter; and

(4) complies with this chapter and rules governing the registration of motor vehicles and
licensing of drivers.

(b) The additional fee is payable at the time of initial application for the special plate
emblem and when the plates must be replaced or renewed. An applicant must not be issued
more than two sets of special plate emblems for motor vehicles listed in paragraph (a) and
registered to the applicant.

(c) The applicant must present a valid card indicating membership in the American
Legion deleted text beginordeleted text endnew text begin,new text end Veterans of Foreign Warsnew text begin, or Disabled American Veteransnew text end.

Sec. 22.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168.1253, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

No fee.

The commissioner shall issue a set of Gold Star plates, or a single plate
for a motorcycle, to an eligible person free of charge, and shall replace the plate or plates
without charge if they become damaged.new text begin If the eligible person requests personalized Gold
Star plates, the commissioner must not charge the fees listed in section 168.12, subdivision
2a.
new text end

Sec. 23.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168.27, subdivision 11, is amended to read:


Subd. 11.

Dealers' licenses; location change notice; fee.

(a) Application for a dealer's
license or notification of a change of location of the place of business on a dealer's license
must include a street address, not a post office box, and is subject to the commissioner's
approval.

(b) Upon the filing of an application for a dealer's license and the proper fee, unless the
application on its face appears to be invalid, the commissioner shall grant a 90-day temporary
license. During the 90-day period following issuance of the temporary license, the
commissioner shall inspect the place of business site and insure compliance with this section
and rules adopted under this section.

(c) The commissioner may extend the temporary license 30 days to allow the temporarily
licensed dealer to come into full compliance with this section and rules adopted under this
section.

(d) In no more than 120 days following issuance of the temporary license, the dealer
license must either be granted or denied.

(e) A license must be denied under the following conditions:

(1) deleted text beginThe license must be denieddeleted text end if within the previous ten years the applicant was enjoined
due to a violation of section 325F.69 or convicted of violating section 325E.14, 325E.15,
325E.16, or 325F.69, or convicted under section 609.53 of receiving or selling stolen
vehicles, or convicted of violating United States Code, title deleted text begin15, sections 1981 to 1991deleted text endnew text begin 49,
sections 32701 to 32711,
new text end or pleaded guilty, entered a plea of nolo contendere or no contest,
or has been found guilty in a court of competent jurisdiction of any charge of failure to pay
state or federal income or sales taxes or felony charge of forgery, embezzlement, obtaining
money under false pretenses, theft by swindle, extortion, conspiracy to defraud, or briberydeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin;
new text end

(2) deleted text beginA license must be denieddeleted text end if the applicant has had a dealer license revoked within the
previous ten yearsdeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; or
new text end

new text begin (3) if, at the time of inspection, the applicant is not in compliance with location
requirements or has intentionally or negligently misrepresented any information on the
application that would be grounds for suspension or revocation under subdivision 12.
new text end

(f) If the application is approved, the commissioner shall license the applicant as a dealer
for one year from the date the temporary license is granted and issue a certificate of license
that must include a distinguishing number of identification of the dealer. The license must
be displayed in a prominent place in the dealer's licensed place of business.

(g) Each initial application for a license must be accompanied by a fee of $100 in addition
to the annual fee. The annual fee is $150. The initial fees and annual fees must be paid into
the state treasury and credited to the general fund except that $50 of each initial and annual
fee must be paid into the vehicle services operating account in the special revenue fund
under section 299A.705.

Sec. 24.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168A.11, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Records.

Every dealer shall maintain for three years at an established place of
business a record in the form the department prescribes of every vehicle bought, sold, or
exchanged, or received for sale or exchange, which shall be open to inspection by a
representative of the department or peace officer during deleted text beginreasonable business hoursdeleted text endnew text begin inspection
hours as listed on the initial dealer license application or as noted on the dealer record
new text end. With
respect to motor vehicles subject to the provisions of section 325E.15, the record shall
include either the true mileage as stated by the previous owner or the fact that the previous
owner stated the actual cumulative mileage was unknown; the record also shall include
either the true mileage the dealer stated upon transferring the vehicle or the fact the dealer
stated the mileage was unknown.

Sec. 25.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168B.07, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Retrieval of contentsnew text begin; right to reclaimnew text end.

(a) For purposes of this subdivision:

(1) "contents" does not include any permanently affixed mechanical or nonmechanical
automobile parts; automobile body parts; or automobile accessories, including audio or
video players; and

(2) "relief based on need" includes, but is not limited to, receipt of MFIP and Diversionary
Work Program, medical assistance, general assistance, emergency general assistance,
Minnesota supplemental aid, MSA-emergency assistance, MinnesotaCare, Supplemental
Security Income, energy assistance, emergency assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance
Program (SNAP) benefits, earned income tax credit, or Minnesota working family tax credit.

(b) A unit of government or impound lot operator deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end establish reasonable
procedures for retrieval of vehicle contents, and may establish reasonable procedures to
protect the safety and security of the impound lot and its personnel.

(c) At any time before the expiration of the waiting periods provided in section 168B.051,
a registered ownernew text begin of a vehiclenew text end who providesnew text begin proof of identity that includes photographic
identification and
new text end documentation from a government or nonprofit agency or legal aid office
that the registered owner is homeless, receives relief based on need, or is eligible for legal
aid services, has the unencumbered right to retrieve any and all contents without charge and
regardless of whether the registered owner pays incurred charges or fees, transfers title, or
reclaims the vehicle.new text begin A refusal by the impound lot operator to allow the registered owner
to retrieve the vehicle contents after the owner provides valid documentation is a violation
of this paragraph.
new text end

new text begin (d) An impound lot operator may make copies of the documents presented by the
registered owner under paragraph (c), and the impound lot operator must return all of the
original documents to the registered owner immediately after copying them.
new text end

Sec. 26.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168B.07, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 3a. new text end

new text begin Retrieval of contents; identification, medicine, and medical equipment. new text end

new text begin An
impound lot operator must allow any registered vehicle owner to retrieve, or must retrieve
for the vehicle owner, proof of identification, prescription medicine, and durable medical
equipment, including wheelchairs, prosthetics, canes, crutches, walkers, and external braces,
from the impounded vehicle.
new text end

Sec. 27.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168B.07, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 3b. new text end

new text begin Retrieval of contents; notice of denial. new text end

new text begin (a) This subdivision applies to an
impound lot operator who operates a nonpublic impound lot or who exclusively contracts
with a unit of government under section 168B.09 to operate a public impound lot solely for
public use.
new text end

new text begin (b) An impound lot operator who denies a request of a registered vehicle owner to retrieve
vehicle contents after the registered owner presents documentation pursuant to subdivision
3, paragraph (c), must, at the time of denial, provide the registered owner with a written
statement that identifies the specific reasons for the denial.
new text end

Sec. 28.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168B.07, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 3c. new text end

new text begin Retrieval of contents; public notice. new text end

new text begin (a) This subdivision applies to an
impound lot operator who operates a nonpublic impound lot or who exclusively contracts
with a unit of government under section 168B.09 to operate a public impound lot solely for
public use.
new text end

new text begin (b) An impound lot operator must post a conspicuous notice at its place of operation in
the following form:
new text end

new text begin "If you receive government benefits, are currently homeless, or are eligible for legal aid
services, you have the right to get the contents out of your car free of charge IF you give
us:
new text end

new text begin (1) a photo ID (such as a driver's license, passport, or employer ID); AND
new text end

new text begin (2) documentation from a government or nonprofit agency or from a legal aid office that
you get benefits from a government program based on your income; you are homeless; or
you are eligible for legal aid services. Examples of this documentation include BUT ARE
NOT LIMITED TO:
new text end

new text begin - an EBT card;
new text end

new text begin - a Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare card;
new text end

new text begin - a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) card; and
new text end

new text begin - a letter, e-mail, or other document from a government agency, a nonprofit organization,
or a legal aid organization showing that you get benefits from a government program based
on your income, you are homeless, or you are eligible for legal aid services."
new text end

Sec. 29.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168B.07, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 3d. new text end

new text begin Retrieval of contents; remedy. new text end

new text begin (a) An aggrieved registered vehicle owner
has a cause of action as provided in this subdivision against an impound lot operator who
operates a nonpublic impound lot or who exclusively contracts with a unit of government
under section 168B.09 to operate a public impound lot solely for public use if the impound
lot operator denies the registered owner the right to retrieve the vehicle contents in violation
of subdivision 3, paragraph (c).
new text end

new text begin (b) If the vehicle and its contents remain in the possession of the impound lot operator
and retrieval of the vehicle contents was denied in violation of subdivision 3, paragraph (c),
an aggrieved registered vehicle owner is entitled to injunctive relief to retrieve the vehicle
contents as well as reasonable attorney fees and costs.
new text end

new text begin (c) If an impound lot operator sells or disposes of the vehicle contents after the registered
owner has provided the documentation required under subdivision 3, paragraph (c), an
aggrieved registered vehicle owner is entitled to statutory damages in an amount of $1,000
and reasonable attorney fees and costs. An action brought pursuant to this paragraph must
be brought within 12 months of when the vehicle was impounded.
new text end

Sec. 30.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 169.14, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 5i. new text end

new text begin Certain speed limits in Ramsey County. new text end

new text begin (a) For purposes of this subdivision,
"suburban residential roadway" means a county highway that is (1) in an area zoned
exclusively for housing, or (2) adjacent to a city, county, or regional park.
new text end

new text begin (b) Ramsey County may establish a speed limit of 30 miles per hour on a suburban
residential roadway under its jurisdiction, without conducting an engineering and traffic
investigation.
new text end

new text begin (c) A speed limit under paragraph (b) is effective once the county erects signs designating
the speed limit and indicating the beginning and end of the suburban residential roadway
on which the speed limit applies.
new text end

Sec. 31.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 169.18, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Passing.

deleted text begin The following rules shall govern the overtaking and passing of vehicles
proceeding in the same direction, subject to the limitations, exceptions, and special rules
hereinafter stated:
deleted text end

deleted text begin (1)deleted text endnew text begin (a)new text end The driver of a vehicle overtaking another vehicle proceeding in the same direction
deleted text begin shalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end pass to the left deleted text beginthereofdeleted text endnew text begin of the other vehiclenew text end at a safe distance and deleted text beginshall not again
drive
deleted text endnew text begin is prohibited from returningnew text end to the right side of the roadway until safely clear of the
overtaken vehicledeleted text begin;deleted text endnew text begin.
new text end

deleted text begin (2)deleted text endnew text begin (b)new text end Except when overtaking and passing on the right is permitted, the driver of an
overtaken vehicle deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end give way to the right in favor of the overtaking vehicle deleted text beginon
audible warning,
deleted text end and deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end not increase deleted text beginthedeleted text end speed deleted text beginof the overtaken vehicledeleted text end until
completely passed by the overtaking vehicledeleted text begin; anddeleted text endnew text begin.
new text end

deleted text begin (3)deleted text endnew text begin (c)new text end The operator of a motor vehicle overtaking a bicycle or individual proceeding in
the same direction on the roadway deleted text beginshall leavedeleted text endnew text begin or shoulder must:
new text end

new text begin (1) either:
new text end

new text begin (i) maintainnew text end a safenew text begin clearancenew text end distancenew text begin while passingnew text end, deleted text beginbut in no case less thandeleted text endnew text begin which must
be at least the greater of
new text end three feet deleted text beginclearance, when passing the bicycle or individualdeleted text endnew text begin or
one-half the width of the motor vehicle; or
new text end

new text begin (ii) completely enter another lane of the roadway while passing;new text end and deleted text beginshall
deleted text end

new text begin (2)new text end maintain clearance untilnew text begin the motor vehicle hasnew text end safely deleted text beginpastdeleted text endnew text begin passednew text end the overtaken bicycle
or individual.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2022.
new text end

Sec. 32.

Minnesota Statutes 2021 Supplement, section 169.222, subdivision 4, is amended
to read:


Subd. 4.

Riding rules.

(a) Every person operating a bicycle deleted text beginupon a roadway shalldeleted text endnew text begin on a
road must
new text end ride as close deleted text beginas practicabledeleted text end to the right-hand curb or edge of the deleted text beginroadway except
under any of the following situations
deleted text endnew text begin road as the bicycle operator determines is safe. A
person operating a bicycle is not required to ride as close to the right-hand curb or edge
when
new text end:

(1) deleted text beginwhendeleted text end overtaking and passing another vehicle proceeding in the same direction;

(2) deleted text beginwhendeleted text end preparing for a left turn at an intersection or into a private road or driveway;

(3) deleted text beginwhendeleted text end reasonably necessary to avoid conditionsnew text begin that make it unsafe to continue along
the right-hand curb or edge
new text end, including fixed or moving objects, vehicles, pedestrians, animals,
surface hazards, or deleted text beginnarrow widthdeleted text endnew text begin narrow-widthnew text end lanesdeleted text begin, that make it unsafe to continue along
the right-hand curb or edge; or
deleted text endnew text begin;
new text end

(4) deleted text beginwhendeleted text end operating on the shoulder of a roadway or in a bicycle lanedeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; or
new text end

new text begin (5) operating in a right-hand turn lane before entering an intersection.
new text end

(b) If a bicycle is traveling on a shoulder of a roadway, the bicycle deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin operator mustnew text end
travel in the same direction as adjacent vehicular traffic.

(c) Persons riding bicycles upon a roadway or shoulder deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end not ride more than
two abreast and deleted text beginshall not impede the normal and reasonable movement of traffic anddeleted text end, on a
laned roadway, deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end ride within a single lane.

(d) A person operating a bicycle upon a sidewalk, or across a roadway or shoulder on a
crosswalk, deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian and deleted text beginshalldeleted text end give an audible
signal when necessary before overtaking and passing any pedestrian. deleted text beginNodeleted text endnew text begin Anew text end person deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin
must not
new text end ride a bicycle upon a sidewalk within a business district unless permitted by local
authorities. Local authorities may prohibit the operation of bicycles on any sidewalk or
crosswalk under their jurisdiction.

(e) An individual operating a bicycle or other vehicle on a bikeway deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin must (1) give
an audible signal a safe distance before overtaking a bicycle or individual, (2)
new text end leave a safe
new text begin clearance new text enddistance when overtaking a bicycle or individual proceeding in the same direction
deleted text begin on the bikewaydeleted text end, and deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin (3)new text end maintain clearance until safely past the overtaken bicycle or
individual.

new text begin (f) Notwithstanding section 169.06, subdivision 4, a bicycle operator may cross an
intersection proceeding from the leftmost one-third of a dedicated right-hand turn lane
without turning right.
new text end

Sec. 33.

new text begin [169.4476] EMERGENCY RESPONSE SCHOOL BUS USE.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Emergency school bus use authority. new text end

new text begin A school bus, when operated by
a school district or by an operator under an agreement with a school district, may be used
to assist in the response to an emergency or disaster as defined in section 12.03 for the
purpose of evacuating a region or community.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Requirements. new text end

new text begin (a) A school district or operator may operate a school bus under
this section if:
new text end

new text begin (1) an emergency or disaster has been declared by the chief fire or law enforcement
officer overseeing the response;
new text end

new text begin (2) immediate emergency evacuation or relocation is required to remove individuals
from an imminent threat to health or safety; and
new text end

new text begin (3) the transportation of individuals takes place only within the state of Minnesota.
new text end

new text begin (b) Nothing in this section exempts the school bus driver from the licensing requirements
under section 171.02.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Registration exemption. new text end

new text begin A school bus operated under this section and displaying
registration in accordance with section 168.012, subdivision 1, paragraph (a), clause (2), or
168.013, subdivision 18, may be operated without reregistration of the bus, issuance of new
plates, or payment of additional taxes and fees, as may be required under chapter 168.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Annual inspection requirement. new text end

new text begin For purposes of this section, a school bus
displaying a current inspection certificate issued in accordance with section 169.451,
subdivision 2, is exempt from the inspection requirements under section 169.781, subdivision
2.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin School bus equipment. new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding section 169.441, subdivision 3,
paragraph (b), or 169.448, subdivision 1, a school bus operated under this section may be:
new text end

new text begin (1) painted national school bus glossy yellow; and
new text end

new text begin (2) equipped with school bus-related equipment and printing.
new text end

new text begin (b) A school bus operated under this section is prohibited from using the equipment
required under section 169.442.
new text end

Sec. 34.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 169.8261, is amended to read:


169.8261 deleted text beginGROSS WEIGHT LIMITATIONS;deleted text end FOREST PRODUCTSnew text begin SPECIAL
PERMIT
new text end.

Subdivision 1.

deleted text beginExemptiondeleted text endnew text begin Definitionnew text end.

deleted text begin(a)deleted text end For purposes of this section, "raw or unfinished
forest products" include wood chips, paper, pulp, oriented strand board, laminated strand
lumber, hardboard, treated lumber, untreated lumber, or barrel staves.

deleted text begin (b) In compliance with this section, a person may operate a vehicle or combination of
vehicles to haul raw or unfinished forest products by the most direct route to the nearest
paved highway on any highway with gross weights permitted under sections 169.823 to
169.829.
deleted text end

new text begin Subd. 1a. new text end

new text begin Six-axle vehicle permit. new text end

new text begin (a) A road authority may issue an annual permit
authorizing a vehicle or combination of vehicles with a total of six or more axles to haul
raw or unfinished forest products by the most direct route to the nearest paved highway on
any highway with gross weights permitted under sections 169.823 to 169.829 and be operated
with a gross vehicle weight of up to:
new text end

new text begin (1) 90,000 pounds; and
new text end

new text begin (2) 99,000 pounds during the period set by the commissioner under section 169.826,
subdivision 1.
new text end

new text begin (b) A vehicle or combination of vehicles with a permit under this subdivision must not
be operated on an interstate highway, except as provided under United States Code, title
23, section 127(q), for operation on the specified segment of marked Interstate Highway
35.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 1b. new text end

new text begin Six-axle and over-width vehicle permit. new text end

new text begin (a) A road authority may issue an
annual permit authorizing a vehicle or combination of vehicles with a total of six or more
axles to haul raw or unfinished forest products by the most direct route to the nearest paved
highway on any highway with gross weights permitted under sections 169.823 to 169.829
and be operated with:
new text end

new text begin (1) a gross vehicle weight of up to:
new text end

new text begin (i) 90,000 pounds; and
new text end

new text begin (ii) 99,000 pounds during the period set by the commissioner under section 169.826,
subdivision 1; and
new text end

new text begin (2) a total outside width of the vehicle or the load that does not exceed 114 inches.
new text end

new text begin (b) In addition to the conditions in subdivision 2, a vehicle or combination of vehicles
operated with a permit under this subdivision must:
new text end

new text begin (1) display red or orange flags, 18 inches square, as markers at the front and rear and on
both sides of the load; and
new text end

new text begin (2) not be operated on any road in a metropolitan county, as defined in section 473.121,
subdivision 4.
new text end

new text begin (c) A vehicle or combination of vehicles with a permit under this subdivision may only
be operated on an interstate highway:
new text end

new text begin (1) as provided under United States Code, title 23, section 127(q), for operation on the
specified segment of marked Interstate Highway 35; or
new text end

new text begin (2) if the gross vehicle weight does not exceed 80,000 pounds.
new text end

Subd. 2.

Conditions.

(a) A vehicle or combination of vehicles deleted text begindescribed in subdivision
1
deleted text endnew text begin operated under this sectionnew text end must:

(1) comply with seasonal load restrictions in effect between the dates set by the
commissioner under section 169.87, subdivision 2;

(2) comply with bridge load limits posted under section 169.84;

(3) be equipped and operated with six or more axles and brakes on all wheels;

deleted text begin (4) not exceed 90,000 pounds gross vehicle weight, or 99,000 pounds gross vehicle
weight during the time when seasonal increases are authorized under section 169.826;
deleted text end

deleted text begin (5) not be operated on interstate highways;
deleted text end

deleted text begin (6) obtain an annual permit from the commissioner of transportation;
deleted text end

new text begin (4) be operated under a permit issued by each road authority having jurisdiction over a
road on which the vehicle is operated if required;
new text end

deleted text begin (7)deleted text endnew text begin (5)new text end obey all roadnew text begin and bridgenew text end postingsnew text begin, including those pertaining to lane or roadway
width
new text end; and

deleted text begin (8)deleted text endnew text begin (6)new text end not exceed 20,000 pounds gross weight on any single axle.

(b) A vehicle operated under this section may exceed the legal axle weight limits listed
in section 169.824 by not more than 12.5 percent; except that, the weight limits may be
exceeded by not more than 23.75 percent during the time when seasonal increases are
authorized under section 169.826, subdivision 1.

deleted text begin (c) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), clause (5), a vehicle or combination of vehicles
hauling raw or unfinished forest products may operate on the segment of marked Interstate
Highway 35 provided under United States Code, title 23, section 127(q)(2)(D).
deleted text end

Subd. 3.

Expiration date.

Upon request of the permit applicant, the expiration date for
a permit issued under this section must be the same as the expiration date of the permitted
vehicle's registration.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2022.
new text end

Sec. 35.

Minnesota Statutes 2021 Supplement, section 169A.60, subdivision 13, is amended
to read:


Subd. 13.

Special registration plates.

(a) At any time during the effective period of an
impoundment order, a violator or registered owner may apply to the commissioner for new
registration plates, which must bear a special series of numbers or letters so as to be readily
identified by traffic law enforcement officers. deleted text beginThe commissioner may authorize the issuance
of special plates if:
deleted text end

deleted text begin (1) the violator has a qualified licensed driver whom the violator must identify;
deleted text end

deleted text begin (2) the violator or registered owner has a limited license issued under section 171.30;
deleted text end

deleted text begin (3) the registered owner is not the violator and the registered owner has a valid or limited
driver's license;
deleted text end

deleted text begin (4) a member of the registered owner's household has a valid driver's license; or
deleted text end

deleted text begin (5) the violator has been reissued a valid driver's license.
deleted text end

(b) The commissioner may not issue new registration plates for that vehicle subject to
plate impoundment for a period of at least one year from the date of the impoundment order.
In addition, if the owner is the violator, new registration plates may not be issued for the
vehicle unless the person has been reissued a valid driver's license in accordance with chapter
171.

(c) A violator may not apply for new registration plates for a vehicle at any time before
the person's driver's license is reinstated.

(d) The commissioner may issue the special plates on payment of a $50 fee for each
vehicle for which special plates are requested, except that a person who paid the fee required
under paragraph (f) must not be required to pay an additional fee if the commissioner issued
an impoundment order pursuant to paragraph (g).

(e) Paragraphs (a) to (d) notwithstanding, the commissioner must issue upon request
new registration plates for any vehicle owned by a violator or registered owner for which
the registration plates have been impounded if:

(1) the impoundment order is rescinded;

(2) the vehicle is transferred in compliance with subdivision 14; or

(3) the vehicle is transferred to a Minnesota automobile dealer licensed under section
168.27, a financial institution that has submitted a repossession affidavit, or a government
agency.

(f) Notwithstanding paragraphs (a) to (d), the commissioner, upon request and payment
of a $100 fee for each vehicle for which special plates are requested, must issue new
registration plates for any vehicle owned by a violator or registered owner for which the
registration plates have been impounded if the violator becomes a program participant in
the ignition interlock program under section 171.306. This paragraph does not apply if the
registration plates have been impounded pursuant to paragraph (g).

(g) The commissioner shall issue a registration plate impoundment order for new
registration plates issued pursuant to paragraph (f) if, before a program participant in the
ignition interlock program under section 171.306 has been restored to full driving privileges,
the program participant:

(1) either voluntarily or involuntarily ceases to participate in the program for more than
30 days; or

(2) fails to successfully complete the program as required by the Department of Public
Safety due to:

(i) two or more occasions of the participant's driving privileges being withdrawn for
violating the terms of the program, unless the withdrawal is determined to be caused by an
error of the department or the interlock provider; or

(ii) violating the terms of the contract with the provider as determined by the provider.

Sec. 36.

Minnesota Statutes 2021 Supplement, section 171.0605, subdivision 5, is amended
to read:


Subd. 5.

Evidence; residence in Minnesota.

(a) Submission of two forms of
documentation from the following is satisfactory evidence of an applicant's principal
residence address in Minnesota under section 171.06, subdivision 3, paragraph (b):

(1) a home utility services bill issued no more than 12 months before the application;

(2) a home utility services hook-up work order issued no more than 12 months before
the application;

(3) United States bank or financial information issued no more than 12 months before
the application, with account numbers redacted, including:

(i) a bank account statement;

(ii) a credit card or debit card statement;

(iii) a brokerage account statement; or

(iv) a money market account statement;

(4) a certified transcript from a United States high school, if issued no more than 180
days before the application;

(5) a certified transcript from a Minnesota college or university, if issued no more than
180 days before the application;

(6) an employment pay stub issued no more than 12 months before the application that
lists the employer's name and address;

(7) a Minnesota unemployment insurance benefit statement issued no more than 12
months before the application;

(8) a statement from an assisted living facility licensed under chapter 144G, nursing
home licensed under chapter 144A, or a boarding care facility licensed under sections 144.50
to 144.56, that was issued no more than 12 months before the application;

(9) a current policy or card for health, automobile, homeowner's, or renter's insurance;

(10) a federal or state income tax return for the most recent tax filing year;

(11) a Minnesota property tax statement for the current or prior calendar year or a
proposed Minnesota property tax notice for the current year that shows the applicant's
principal residential address both on the mailing portion and the portion stating what property
is being taxed;

(12) a Minnesota vehicle certificate of title;

(13) a filed property deed or title for current residence;

(14) a Supplemental Security Income award statement issued no more than 12 months
before the application;

(15) mortgage documents for the applicant's principal residence;

(16) a residential lease agreement for the applicant's principal residence issued no more
than 12 months before the application;

(17) a valid driver's license, including an instruction permit, issued under this chapter;

(18) a valid Minnesota identification card;

(19) an unexpired Minnesota professional license;

(20) an unexpired Selective Service card;

(21) military orders that are still in effect at the time of application;

(22) a cellular phone bill issued no more than 12 months before the application; or

(23) a valid license issued pursuant to the game and fish laws.

(b) In lieu of one of the two documents required by paragraph (a), an applicant under
the age of 18 may use a parent or guardian's proof of principal residence as provided in this
paragraph. The parent or guardian of the applicant must provide a document listed under
paragraph (a) that includes the parent or guardian's name and the same address as the address
on the document provided by the applicant. The parent or guardian must also certify that
the applicant is the child of the parent or guardian and lives at that address.

(c) A document under paragraph (a) must include the applicant's name and principal
residence address in Minnesota.

new text begin (d) For purposes of this section and Minnesota Rules, part 7410.0410, Internet service
is a home utility service.
new text end

Sec. 37.

Minnesota Statutes 2021 Supplement, section 171.306, subdivision 4, is amended
to read:


Subd. 4.

Issuance of restricted license.

(a) The commissioner shall issue a class D
driver's license, subject to the applicable limitations and restrictions of this section, to a
program participant who meets the requirements of this section and the program guidelines.
The commissioner shall not issue a license unless the program participant has provided
satisfactory proof that:

(1) a certified ignition interlock device has been installed on the participant's motor
vehicle at an installation service center designated by the device's manufacturer; and

(2) the participant has insurance coverage on the vehicle equipped with the ignition
interlock device. If the participant has previously been convicted of violating section 169.791,
169.793, or 169.797 or the participant's license has previously been deleted text beginsuspendeddeleted text endnew text begin revokednew text end or
canceled under section 169.792 or 169.797, the commissioner shall require the participant
to present an insurance identification card that is certified by the insurance company to be
noncancelable for a period not to exceed 12 months.

(b) A license issued under authority of this section must contain a restriction prohibiting
the program participant from driving, operating, or being in physical control of any motor
vehicle not equipped with a functioning ignition interlock device certified by the
commissioner. A participant may drive an employer-owned vehicle not equipped with an
interlock device while in the normal course and scope of employment duties pursuant to
the program guidelines established by the commissioner and with the employer's written
consent.

(c) A program participant whose driver's license has been: (1) revoked under section
169A.52, subdivision 3, paragraph (a), clause (1), (2), or (3), or subdivision 4, paragraph
(a), clause (1), (2), or (3); 169A.54, subdivision 1, clause (1), (2), (3), or (4); or 171.177,
subdivision 4, paragraph (a), clause (1), (2), or (3), or subdivision 5, paragraph (a), clause
(1), (2), or (3); or (2) revoked under section 171.17, subdivision 1, paragraph (a), clause
(1), or suspended under section 171.187, for a violation of section 609.2113, subdivision
1
, clause (2), item (i) or (iii), (3), or (4); subdivision 2, clause (2), item (i) or (iii), (3), or
(4); or subdivision 3, clause (2), item (i) or (iii), (3), or (4); or 609.2114, subdivision 2,
clause (2), item (i) or (iii), (3), or (4), resulting in bodily harm, substantial bodily harm, or
great bodily harm, where the participant has fewer than two qualified prior impaired driving
incidents within the past ten years or fewer than three qualified prior impaired driving
incidents ever; may apply for conditional reinstatement of the driver's license, subject to
the ignition interlock restriction.

(d) A program participant whose driver's license has been: (1) revoked, canceled, or
denied under section 169A.52, subdivision 3, paragraph (a), clause (4), (5), or (6), or
subdivision 4, paragraph (a), clause (4), (5), or (6); 169A.54, subdivision 1, clause (5), (6),
or (7); or 171.177, subdivision 4, paragraph (a), clause (4), (5), or (6), or subdivision 5,
paragraph (a), clause (4), (5), or (6); or (2) revoked under section 171.17, subdivision 1,
paragraph (a), clause (1), or suspended under section 171.187, for a violation of section
609.2113, subdivision 1, clause (2), item (i) or (iii), (3), or (4); subdivision 2, clause (2),
item (i) or (iii), (3), or (4); or subdivision 3, clause (2), item (i) or (iii), (3), or (4); or
609.2114, subdivision 2, clause (2), item (i) or (iii), (3), or (4), resulting in bodily harm,
substantial bodily harm, or great bodily harm, where the participant has two or more qualified
prior impaired driving incidents within the past ten years or three or more qualified prior
impaired driving incidents ever; may apply for conditional reinstatement of the driver's
license, subject to the ignition interlock restriction, if the program participant is enrolled in
a licensed chemical dependency treatment or rehabilitation program as recommended in a
chemical use assessment. As a prerequisite to eligibility for eventual reinstatement of full
driving privileges, a participant whose chemical use assessment recommended treatment
or rehabilitation shall complete a licensed chemical dependency treatment or rehabilitation
program. If the program participant's ignition interlock device subsequently registers a
positive breath alcohol concentration of 0.02 or higher, the commissioner shall extend the
time period that the participant must participate in the program until the participant has
reached the required abstinence period described in section 169A.55, subdivision 4.

(e) Notwithstanding any statute or rule to the contrary, the commissioner has authority
to determine when a program participant is eligible for restoration of full driving privileges,
except that the commissioner shall not reinstate full driving privileges until the program
participant has met all applicable prerequisites for reinstatement under section 169A.55 and
until the program participant's device has registered no positive breath alcohol concentrations
of 0.02 or higher during the preceding 90 days.

Sec. 38.

new text begin [174.125] FEDERAL FUNDS LOCAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Definitions. new text end

new text begin (a) For purposes of this section, the following terms have
the meanings given.
new text end

new text begin (b) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of transportation.
new text end

new text begin (c) "Program" means the federal funds local assistance program established in this
section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Program established. new text end

new text begin The commissioner must implement a federal funds local
assistance program to provide local match aid in an application for federal discretionary or
competitive grants.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Program administration. new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioner must establish program
requirements, including but not limited to: eligibility of projects; solicitation procedures;
an application process that is designed to minimize requirements and applicant burdens and
to align with federal application requirements; criteria to evaluate applications and select
aid recipients subject to subdivision 6; procedures to commit and pay financial assistance;
and a schedule that allows for application, evaluation, and awards of aid on a biannual or
more frequent basis.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner must make reasonable efforts to publicize each solicitation among
all eligible grant recipients. The commissioner must assist applicants to create and submit
applications.
new text end

new text begin (c) The commissioner may expend up to five percent of available funds in a fiscal year
under this section on program administration.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Local match aid. new text end

new text begin (a) From funds made available under the program, the
commissioner must provide aid to an eligible recipient as provided under subdivision 5.
The aid may be provided as direct financial assistance or as a commitment to provide a
specific amount of financial assistance contingent on an award of a federal grant to the
eligible grant recipient.
new text end

new text begin (b) Aid under the program:
new text end

new text begin (1) must provide for a match requirement under a federal discretionary or competitive
grant in a manner that meets federal requirements;
new text end

new text begin (2) must be for a transportation-related project, program, or expenditure;
new text end

new text begin (3) may equal a portion or the entire amount necessary for the federal match requirement;
and
new text end

new text begin (4) may exceed the amount necessary for the federal match requirement if the
commissioner determines that an additional local match is:
new text end

new text begin (i) materially likely to increase the competitiveness of the federal application; and
new text end

new text begin (ii) anticipated to be generally comparable to competing applications for the federal
grant.
new text end

new text begin (c) If a federal grant award amount differs from the amount anticipated at the time of
application for aid under the program, the commissioner may adjust the aid amount provided
for the project or leave the aid amount unchanged.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Aid recipient eligibility. new text end

new text begin The following are eligible aid recipients under the
program:
new text end

new text begin (1) a local unit of government, including but not limited to metropolitan planning
organizations;
new text end

new text begin (2) a Tribal government of a Tribe recognized by the United States Department of the
Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs;
new text end

new text begin (3) a partnership of entities identified in clauses (1) and (2);
new text end

new text begin (4) the commissioner on behalf of or acting as the agent of a local unit of government
or a Tribal government; and
new text end

new text begin (5) an entity that is eligible for a federal grant under the applicable federal program.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Project evaluation. new text end

new text begin The commissioner must establish criteria to evaluate
projects for aid under the program. At a minimum, the criteria must provide for prioritization
and project selection based on:
new text end

new text begin (1) the extent to which the project provides an identifiable impact in the following:
new text end

new text begin (i) improvements to traffic safety;
new text end

new text begin (ii) improvements to pedestrian and bicyclist safety;
new text end

new text begin (iii) reduction in vehicle miles traveled;
new text end

new text begin (iv) providing for increased use of low-emission or zero-emission vehicles;
new text end

new text begin (v) reduction in greenhouse gas emissions; and
new text end

new text begin (vi) increases in equity for transportation facilities or programs in communities that are
historically or currently underrepresented in local or regional transportation planning or
projects, including Indigenous communities, communities of color, low-income households,
people with disabilities, and people with limited English proficiency;
new text end

new text begin (2) anticipated competitiveness of the project for a federal grant or the existence of a
federal grant award for the project;
new text end

new text begin (3) measurable benefits with respect to transportation system performance targets or
system plans; and
new text end

new text begin (4) alignment with the transportation system goal under section 174.01, subdivision 2,
clause (9).
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Allocation categories. new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioner must categorize projects into one
of the allocation categories under paragraph (b). For a project that may be reasonably
categorized into more than one of the allocation categories, the commissioner must determine
the allocation category that reflects the predominant purpose of the project.
new text end

new text begin (b) In each fiscal year in which local match aid is provided under the program, the
commissioner must apportion the aid among the following allocation categories:
new text end

new text begin (1) 15 percent for local road and bridge projects;
new text end

new text begin (2) ten percent for transit projects outside the metropolitan area, as defined in section
473.121, subdivision 2;
new text end

new text begin (3) five percent for active transportation projects;
new text end

new text begin (4) three percent for electric vehicle infrastructure projects; and
new text end

new text begin (5) 67 percent on a flexible basis, which includes projects that are not otherwise
categorized under this paragraph and projects that are categorized under clauses (1) to (4).
new text end

new text begin (c) The commissioner may reallocate funds that remain in an allocation category under
paragraph (b) following the conclusion of aid awards in a fiscal year.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Legislative report. new text end

new text begin (a) Annually by December 15, the commissioner must
submit a report on the program to the legislative committees with jurisdiction over
transportation policy and finance. At a minimum, the report must include:
new text end

new text begin (1) an overview of program implementation;
new text end

new text begin (2) a review of the project evaluation criteria established under subdivision 6;
new text end

new text begin (3) a fiscal review that includes a summary of aid awarded under the program with a
breakout by allocation category under subdivision 7 and the associated federal grants;
new text end

new text begin (4) an amount that is recommended to appropriate for the program in each of the
upcoming two fiscal years, including an analysis of development of the recommended
amount and an estimated breakout of aid by transportation mode or similar categorization;
and
new text end

new text begin (5) any recommendations for legislative changes to the program.
new text end

new text begin (b) This subdivision expires June 30, 2026.
new text end

Sec. 39.

new text begin [174.127] FEDERAL GRANTS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE.
new text end

new text begin (a) Subject to funds made available for purposes of this section, the commissioner must
establish a process that provides for technical assistance to a requesting local unit of
government or Tribal government that seeks to evaluate or submit an application for a
federal discretionary grant for a transportation project, program, or expenditure.
new text end

new text begin (b) As necessary, the commissioner must prioritize requests for technical assistance
based on applicant capacity to effectively complete a competitive federal grant application
and history of prior federal grant applications.
new text end

new text begin (c) Technical assistance includes but is not limited to:
new text end

new text begin (1) providing support for grant writing, analysis, technical review, application finalization,
or similar activities;
new text end

new text begin (2) providing general programmatic or legal information necessary to complete an
application; and
new text end

new text begin (3) making information available on general actions to enhance the competitiveness of
federal applications.
new text end

Sec. 40.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 174.52, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Advisory committee.

(a) The commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end establish a local road
improvement program advisory committee consisting of deleted text beginfivedeleted text endnew text begin the followingnew text end membersdeleted text begin,
including
deleted text end:

(1) one county commissioner;

(2) one county engineer;

(3) one city engineer;

(4) one city council member or city administrator representing a city with a population
over 5,000; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(5) one city council member or city administrator representing a city with a population
under 5,000new text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (6) one town board member appointed by the Minnesota Association of Townshipsnew text end.

(b) The advisory committee deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end provide recommendations to the commissioner
regarding expenditures from the accounts established in this section.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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

Sec. 41.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 216D.03, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Excavation notice system performance reporting. new text end

new text begin (a) Each operator must
submit a report to the Office of Pipeline Safety on a quarterly basis, using a form or database
entry designated by the Office of Pipeline Safety. The report must contain the following
information:
new text end

new text begin (1) the total number of notifications and the number of notifications itemized by type;
new text end

new text begin (2) for each notification type, the percentage of notifications marked by the start time
on the notice; and
new text end

new text begin (3) the number of utility damages, itemized by the cause of the damages.
new text end

new text begin (b) An operator, other than a pipeline operator subject to chapter 299F or 299J, with
fewer than 5,000 notifications received during the previous calendar year is exempt from
the reporting requirement under paragraph (a).
new text end

Sec. 42.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 219.1651, is amended to read:


219.1651 GRADE CROSSING SAFETY ACCOUNT.

A Minnesota grade crossing safety account is created in the special revenue fund,
consisting of money credited to the account by law. Money in the account is appropriated
to the commissioner of transportation for rail-highway grade crossing safety projects on
public streets and highways, including engineering costsnew text begin and other costs associated with
administration and delivery of grade crossing safety projects
new text end. At the discretion of the
commissioner of transportation, money in the account at the end of each biennium may
cancel to the trunk highway fund.

Sec. 43.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 221.025, is amended to read:


221.025 EXEMPTIONS.

The provisions of this chapter requiring a certificate or permit to operate as a motor
carrier do not apply to the intrastate transportation described below:

(1) the transportation of students to or from school or school activities in a school bus
inspected and certified under section 169.451 deleted text beginanddeleted text endnew text begin,new text end the transportation of children or parents
to or from a Head Start facility or Head Start activity in a Head Start bus inspected and
certified under section 169.451new text begin, and the use of a school bus while operating in accordance
with section 169.4476
new text end;

(2) the transportation of solid waste, as defined in section 116.06, subdivision 22,
including recyclable materials and waste tires, except that the term "hazardous waste" has
the meaning given it in section 221.012, subdivision 18;

(3) a commuter van as defined in section 221.012, subdivision 9;

(4) authorized emergency vehicles as defined in section 169.011, subdivision 3, including
ambulances; and tow trucks equipped with proper and legal warning devices when picking
up and transporting (i) disabled or wrecked motor vehicles or (ii) vehicles towed or
transported under a towing order issued by a public employee authorized to issue a towing
order;

(5) the transportation of grain samples under conditions prescribed by the commissioner;

(6) the delivery of agricultural lime;

(7) the transportation of dirt and sod within an area having a 50-mile radius from the
home post office of the person performing the transportation;

(8) the transportation of sand, gravel, bituminous asphalt mix, concrete ready mix,
concrete blocks or tile and the mortar mix to be used with the concrete blocks or tile, or
crushed rock to or from the point of loading or a place of gathering within an area having
a 50-mile radius from that person's home post office or a 50-mile radius from the site of
construction or maintenance of public roads and streets;

(9) the transportation of pulpwood, cordwood, mining timber, poles, posts, decorator
evergreens, wood chips, sawdust, shavings, and bark from the place where the products are
produced to the point where they are to be used or shipped;

(10) the transportation of fresh vegetables from farms to canneries or viner stations,
from viner stations to canneries, or from canneries to canneries during the harvesting,
canning, or packing season, or transporting sugar beets, wild rice, or rutabagas from the
field of production to the first place of delivery or unloading, including a processing plant,
warehouse, or railroad siding;

(11) the transportation of unprocessed dairy products in bulk within an area having a
100-mile radius from the home post office of the person providing the transportation;

(12) the transportation of agricultural, horticultural, dairy, livestock, or other farm
products within an area having a 100-mile radius from the person's home post office and
the carrier may transport other commodities within the 100-mile radius if the destination
of each haul is a farm;

(13) the transportation of newspapers, telephone books, handbills, circulars, or pamphlets
in a vehicle with a gross vehicle weight of 10,000 pounds or less; and

(14) transportation of potatoes from the field of production, or a storage site owned or
otherwise controlled by the producer, to the first place of processing.

The exemptions provided in this section apply to a person only while the person is
exclusively engaged in exempt transportation.

Sec. 44.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 299A.41, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Killed in the line of duty.

new text begin(a) new text end"Killed in the line of duty" does not include
deaths from natural causes, except as provided in this subdivision. In the case of a public
safety officer, killed in the line of duty includes the death of a public safety officer caused
by accidental means while the public safety officer is acting in the course and scope of
duties as a public safety officer.

new text begin (b)new text end Killed in the line of duty also means if a public safety officer dies as the direct and
proximate result of a heart attack, stroke, or vascular rupture, that officer shall be presumed
to have died as the direct and proximate result of a personal injury sustained in the line of
duty if:

(1) that officer, while on duty:

(i) engaged in a situation, and that engagement involved nonroutine stressful or strenuous
physical law enforcement, fire suppression, rescue, hazardous material response, emergency
medical services, prison security, disaster relief, or other emergency response activity; or

(ii) participated in a training exercise, and that participation involved nonroutine stressful
or strenuous physical activity;

(2) that officer died as a result of a heart attack, stroke, or vascular rupture suffered:

(i) while engaging or participating under clause (1);

(ii) while still on duty after engaging or participating under clause (1); or

(iii) not later than 24 hours after engaging or participating under clause (1); and

(3) the presumption is not overcome by competent medical evidence to the contrary.

new text begin (c) Killed in the line of duty includes the death of a public safety officer that is:
new text end

new text begin (1) the result of a disabling cancer of a type caused by exposure to heat, radiation, or a
known or suspected carcinogen, as defined by the International Agency for Research on
Cancer, and the carcinogen is reasonably linked to the disabling cancer; or
new text end

new text begin (2) the result of suicide secondary to a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder as
described in the most recently published edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
of Mental Disorders by the American Psychiatric Association.
new text end

Sec. 45.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 299D.03, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Traffic fines and forfeited bail money.

(a) All fines and forfeited bail money
collected from persons apprehended or arrested by officers of the State Patrol shall be
transmitted by the person or officer collecting the fines, forfeited bail money, or installments
thereof, on or before the tenth day after the last day of the month in which these moneys
were collected, to the commissioner of management and budget. Except where a different
disposition is required in this subdivision or section 387.213, or otherwise provided by law,
three-eighths of these receipts must be deposited in the state treasury and credited to the
state general fund. The other five-eighths of these receipts must be deposited in the state
treasury and credited as follows: (1) the first deleted text begin$1,000,000deleted text endnew text begin $2,500,000new text end in each fiscal year must
be credited to the Minnesota grade crossing safety account in the special revenue fund, and
(2) remaining receipts must be credited to the state trunk highway fund. If, however, the
violation occurs within a municipality and the city attorney prosecutes the offense, and a
plea of not guilty is entered, one-third of the receipts shall be deposited in the state treasury
and credited to the state general fund, one-third of the receipts shall be paid to the
municipality prosecuting the offense, and one-third shall be deposited in the state treasury
and credited to the Minnesota grade crossing safety account or the state trunk highway fund
as provided in this paragraph. When section 387.213 also is applicable to the fine, section
387.213 shall be applied before this paragraph is applied. All costs of participation in a
nationwide police communication system chargeable to the state of Minnesota shall be paid
from appropriations for that purpose.

(b) All fines and forfeited bail money from violations of statutes governing the maximum
weight of motor vehicles, collected from persons apprehended or arrested by employees of
the state of Minnesota, by means of stationary or portable scales operated by these employees,
shall be transmitted by the person or officer collecting the fines or forfeited bail money, on
or before the tenth day after the last day of the month in which the collections were made,
to the commissioner of management and budget. Five-eighths of these receipts shall be
deposited in the state treasury and credited to the state highway user tax distribution fund.
Three-eighths of these receipts shall be deposited in the state treasury and credited to the
state general fund.

Sec. 46.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 299F.60, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Money penalty.

Any person who violates any provision of sections
299F.56 to 299F.641, or any rule issued thereunder, is subject to a civil penalty to be imposed
by the commissioner not to exceed deleted text begin$100,000 for each violation for each day that the violation
persists, except that the maximum civil penalty must not exceed $1,000,000 for any related
series of violations
deleted text endnew text begin the maximum penalties listed in Code of Federal Regulations, title 49,
part 190
new text end.

Sec. 47.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 299J.16, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Civil penalty.

(a) A pipeline operator who violates section 299J.07,
subdivision 1
, or 299J.15, or the rules of the commissioner implementing those sections,
shall forfeit and pay to the state a civil penalty in an amount to be determined by the court,
up to deleted text begin$100,000 for each day that the operator remains in violation, subject to a maximum
of $1,000,000 for a related series of violations
deleted text endnew text begin the maximum penalties listed in Code of
Federal Regulations, title 49, part 190
new text end.

(b) The penalty provided under this subdivision may be recovered by an action brought
by the attorney general at the request of the commissioner, in the name of the state, in
connection with an action to recover expenses of the director under section 299J.13,
subdivision 4
:

(1) in the District Court of Ramsey County; or

(2) in the county of the defendant's residence.

Sec. 48.

Minnesota Statutes 2021 Supplement, section 360.55, subdivision 9, is amended
to read:


Subd. 9.

Small unmanned aircraft systems.

(a) Any small unmanned aircraft system
deleted text begin in which the unmanned aircraft weighs less than 55 pounds at takeoff, including payload
and anything affixed to the aircraft, either
deleted text endnew text begin, as defined in section 360.013, subdivision 57bnew text end:

(1) must be registered in the state for an annual fee of $25; or

(2) is not subject to registration or an annual fee if the unmanned aircraft system is owned
and operated solely for recreational purposes.

(b) An unmanned aircraft system that meets the requirements under paragraph (a) is
exempt from aircraft registration tax under sections 360.511 to 360.67.

new text begin (c) Owners must, at the time of registration, provide proof of insurability in a form
acceptable to the commissioner. Additionally, owners must maintain records and proof that
each flight was covered by an insurance policy with limits of not less than $300,000 per
occurrence for bodily injury or death to nonpassengers in any one accident. The insurance
must comply with section 60A.081, unless that section is inapplicable under section 60A.081,
subdivision 3.
new text end

Sec. 49.

Minnesota Statutes 2021 Supplement, section 360.59, subdivision 10, is amended
to read:


Subd. 10.

Certificate of insurance.

(a) Every owner of aircraft in this state when applying
for registration, reregistration, or transfer of ownership shall supply any information the
commissioner reasonably requires to determine that the aircraft during the period of its
contemplated operation is covered by an insurance policy with limits of not less than
$100,000 per passenger seat liability both for passenger bodily injury or death and for
property damage; not less than $100,000 for bodily injury or death to each nonpassenger
in any one accident; and not less than $300,000 per occurrence for bodily injury or death
to nonpassengers in any one accident. The insurance must comply with section 60A.081,
unless that section is inapplicable under section 60A.081, subdivision 3.

The information supplied to the commissioner must include but is not limited to the
name and address of the owner, the period of contemplated use or operation, if any, and, if
insurance coverage is then presently required, the name of the insurer, the insurance policy
number, the term of the coverage, policy limits, and any other data the commissioner requires.
No certificate of registration shall be issued pursuant to subdivision 3 in the absence of the
information required by this subdivision.

(b) In the event of cancellation of aircraft insurance by the insurer, the insurer shall
notify the Department of Transportation at least ten days prior to the date on which the
insurance coverage is to be terminated. Unless proof of a new policy of insurance is filed
with the department meeting the requirements of this subdivision during the period of the
aircraft's contemplated use or operation, the registration certificate for the aircraft shall be
revoked forthwith.

(c) Nothing in this subdivision shall be construed to require an owner of aircraft to
maintain passenger seat liability coverage on aircraft for which an experimental certificate
has been issued by the administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration pursuant to
Code of Federal Regulations, title 14, sections 21.191 to 21.195 and 91.319, whereunder
persons operating the aircraft are prohibited from carrying passengers in the aircraft or for
an unmanned aircraft. Whenever the aircraft becomes certificated to carry passengers,
passenger seat liability coverage shall be required as provided in this subdivision.

(d) The requirements of this subdivision shall not apply to any aircraft built by the
original manufacturer prior to December 31, 1939, and owned and operated solely as a
collector's item, if the owner files an affidavit with the commissioner. The affidavit shall
state the owner's name and address, the name and address of the person from whom the
aircraft was purchased, the make, year, and model number of the aircraft, the federal aircraft
registration number, the manufacturer's identification number, and that the aircraft is owned
and operated solely as a collector's item and not for general transportation purposes.

(e) A small unmanned aircraft system that meets the requirements of section 360.55,
subdivision 9, is not subject to the requirements under paragraphs (a) and (b). deleted text beginOwners of
small unmanned aircraft systems that meet the requirements of section 360.55, subdivision
9, must, at the time of registration, provide proof of insurability in a form acceptable to the
commissioner. Additionally, such operators must maintain records and proof that each flight
was insured for the limits established in paragraph (a).
deleted text end

Sec. 50.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 473.375, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 9b. new text end

new text begin Safe accessibility training. new text end

new text begin (a) The council must ensure that vehicle operators
who provide bus service receive training on assisting persons with disabilities and mobility
limitations to enter and leave the vehicle. The training must cover assistance in circumstances
where regular access to or from the vehicle is unsafe due to snow, ice, or other obstructions.
This subdivision applies to vehicle operators employed by the Metropolitan Council or by
a replacement service provider.
new text end

new text begin (b) The council must consult with the Transportation Accessibility Advisory Committee
on the training.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following
final enactment and applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey,
Scott, and Washington.
new text end

Sec. 51.

new text begin [473.4075] TRANSIT SAFETY REPORTING.
new text end

new text begin (a) By February 15 annually, the council must submit a report on transit safety and
administrative citations to the members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over
transportation policy and finance.
new text end

new text begin (b) At a minimum, the report must:
new text end

new text begin (1) provide an overview of transit safety issues and actions taken by the council to
improve safety;
new text end

new text begin (2) provide an overview of administrative citations under section 473.4085, including
a summary of implementation and analysis of impacts of the program on fare compliance
and customer experience for riders;
new text end

new text begin (3) for each of the previous three calendar years, provide data and statistics on:
new text end

new text begin (i) crime rates occurring on public transit vehicles and at transit stops and stations;
new text end

new text begin (ii) the number of warnings and criminal citations issued by the Metropolitan Transit
Police, with a breakout by categorized reasons for a warning or citation; and
new text end

new text begin (iii) the number of administrative citations issued, with a breakout by issuance by peace
officers, community service officers, and other authorized nonsworn personnel;
new text end

new text begin (4) for each of the previous three calendar years, state the number of peace officers
employed by the Metropolitan Transit Police Department;
new text end

new text begin (5) state the average number of peace officers employed by the Metropolitan Transit
Police Department for the previous three calendar years; and
new text end

new text begin (6) make recommendations on how to improve safety on public transit and transit stops
and stations, and for legislative changes, if any.
new text end

new text begin APPLICATION. new text end

new text begin This section applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota,
Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington.
new text end

Sec. 52.

new text begin [473.4085] ADMINISTRATIVE CITATIONS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Authority. new text end

new text begin (a) Subject to requirements established by the Metropolitan
Council, the council may issue an administrative citation to a person who commits a violation
under section 609.855, subdivision 1, paragraph (a), clause (1), if the violation occurs:
new text end

new text begin (1) in a council transit vehicle or transit facility in the metropolitan area; or
new text end

new text begin (2) in the case of commuter rail service, in a council commuter vehicle or commuter
facility in any corridor that is located in whole or in part in the metropolitan area.
new text end

new text begin (b) Transit fare compliance may be enforced and administrative citations may be issued
by peace officers of the council's Metropolitan Transit Police, and by community service
officers or other nonsworn personnel as authorized by the council.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Fine; contested citation; resolution. new text end

new text begin (a) A person who is issued an
administrative citation under this section must, within 90 days of issuance, pay a fine as
determined by the council. A person who fails to either pay the fine or contest the
administrative citation within the specified period is considered to have waived the contested
citation process and is subject to collections, including collection costs.
new text end

new text begin (b) The council must set the amount of the fine at no less than $35. The council may
establish an escalating fine structure for persons who fail to pay administrative citations or
who repeatedly commit a violation under section 609.855, subdivision 1, paragraph (a),
clause (1).
new text end

new text begin (c) The council may adopt an alternative resolution procedure under which a person
may resolve an administrative citation in lieu of paying a fine by complying with terms
established by the council for community service, prepayment of future transit fares, or
both. The alternative resolution procedure must be available only to a person who has
committed a violation under section 609.855, subdivision 1, paragraph (a), clause (1), for
the first time, unless the person demonstrates financial hardship under criteria established
by the council.
new text end

new text begin (d) The council must provide a civil process that allows a person to contest an
administrative citation before a neutral third party. The council may employ a person not
associated with its transit operations, or enter into an agreement with another unit of
government, to hear and rule on challenges to administrative citations.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Other requirements. new text end

new text begin (a) An administrative citation must include notification
that the person has the right to contest the citation, basic procedures for contesting the
citation, and information on the timeline and consequences related to the citation.
new text end

new text begin (b) The council must not mandate or suggest a quota for the issuance of administrative
citations under this section.
new text end

new text begin (c) The council must collect and maintain fines under this section in a separate account
that is only used to cover costs under this section.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following
final enactment and applies to violations committed on or after that date. This act applies
in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, Sherburne, and
Washington.
new text end

Sec. 53.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 609.855, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Unlawfully obtaining services; misdemeanor.

new text begin(a) new text endA person is guilty
of a misdemeanor who intentionally obtains or attempts to obtain service for himself, herself,
or another person from a provider of public transit or from a public conveyance by doing
any of the following:

(1) occupies or rides in any public transit vehicle without paying the applicable fare or
otherwise obtaining the consent of the transit provider including:

(i) the use of a reduced fare when a person is not eligible for the fare; or

(ii) the use of a fare medium issued solely for the use of a particular individual by another
individual;

(2) presents a falsified, counterfeit, photocopied, or other deceptively manipulated fare
medium as fare payment or proof of fare payment;

(3) sells, provides, copies, reproduces, or creates any version of any fare medium without
the consent of the transit provider; or

(4) puts or attempts to put any of the following into any fare box, pass reader, ticket
vending machine, or other fare collection equipment of a transit provider:

(i) papers, articles, instruments, or items other than fare media or currency; or

(ii) a fare medium that is not valid for the place or time at, or the manner in, which it is
used.

new text begin (b) new text endWhere self-service barrier-free fare collection is utilized by a public transit provider,
it is a violation of this subdivision to intentionally fail to exhibit proof of fare payment upon
the request of an authorized transit representative when entering, riding upon, or leaving a
transit vehicle or when present in a designated paid fare zone located in a transit facility.

new text begin (c) Issuance of an administrative citation under section 473.4085 prevents imposition
of a misdemeanor citation under this subdivision.
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. 54.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 609.855, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Definitions.

(a) The definitions in this subdivision apply in this section.

(b) "Public transit" or "transit" has the meaning given in section 174.22, subdivision 7.

(c) "Public transit vehicle" or "transit vehicle" means any vehicle used for the purpose
of providing public transit, whether or not the vehicle is owned or operated by a public
entity.

(d) "Public transit facilities" or "transit facilities" means any vehicles, equipment,
property, structures, stations, improvements, plants, parking or other facilities, or rights that
are owned, leased, held, or used for the purpose of providing public transit, whether or not
the facility is owned or operated by a public entity.

(e) "Fare medium" means a ticket, smart card, pass, coupon, token, transfer, or other
medium sold or distributed by a public transit provider, or its authorized agents, for use in
gaining entry to or use of the public transit facilities or vehicles of the provider.

(f) "Proof of fare payment" means a fare medium valid for the place or time at, or the
manner in, which it is used. If using a reduced-fare medium, proof of fare payment also
includes proper identification demonstrating a person's eligibility for the reduced fare. If
using a fare medium issued solely for the use of a particular individual, proof of fare payment
also includes an identification document bearing a photographic likeness of the individual
and demonstrating that the individual is the person to whom the fare medium is issued.

(g) "Authorized transit representative" means the person authorized by the transit provider
to operate the transit vehicle, a peace officer, or any other person designated by the transit
provider as an authorized transit deleted text beginproviderdeleted text endnew text begin representativenew text end under this section.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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

Sec. 55. new text beginLEGISLATIVE ROUTE NO. 274 REMOVED.
new text end

new text begin (a) Minnesota Statutes, section 161.115, subdivision 205, is repealed effective the day
after the commissioner of transportation receives a copy of the agreement between the
commissioner and the governing body of Yellow Medicine County to transfer jurisdiction
of a segment of Legislative Route No. 274 and notifies the revisor of statutes under paragraph
(b).
new text end

new text begin (b) The revisor of statutes shall delete the route identified in paragraph (a) from Minnesota
Statutes when the commissioner of transportation sends notice to the revisor electronically
or in writing that the conditions required to transfer the route have been satisfied.
new text end

Sec. 56. new text beginLEGISLATIVE ROUTE NO. 301 REMOVED.
new text end

new text begin (a) Minnesota Statutes, section 161.115, subdivision 232, is repealed effective the day
after the commissioner of transportation receives a copy of the agreement between the
commissioner and the governing body of the city of St. Cloud to transfer jurisdiction of
Legislative Route No. 301 and notifies the revisor of statutes under paragraph (b).
new text end

new text begin (b) The revisor of statutes shall delete the route identified in paragraph (a) from Minnesota
Statutes when the commissioner of transportation sends notice to the revisor electronically
or in writing that the conditions required to transfer the route have been satisfied.
new text end

Sec. 57. new text beginTRANSIT SIGNAL PRIORITY SYSTEM PLANNING.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Establishment. new text end

new text begin By August 1, 2022, the Metropolitan Council must
convene a working group to perform planning on transit signal priority systems and related
transit advantage improvements on high-frequency and high-ridership bus routes in the
metropolitan area, as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 473.121, subdivision 2.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Membership. new text end

new text begin The Metropolitan Council must solicit the following members
to participate in the working group:
new text end

new text begin (1) one member representing Metro Transit, appointed by the Metropolitan Council;
new text end

new text begin (2) one member representing the Department of Transportation, appointed by the
commissioner of transportation;
new text end

new text begin (3) one member representing Minneapolis, appointed by the Minneapolis City Council;
new text end

new text begin (4) one member representing St. Paul, appointed by the St. Paul City Council;
new text end

new text begin (5) one member representing Hennepin County, appointed by the Hennepin County
Board;
new text end

new text begin (6) one member representing Ramsey County, appointed by the Ramsey County Board;
new text end

new text begin (7) one member from a city participating in the replacement service program under
Minnesota Statutes, section 473.388, appointed by the Suburban Transit Association;
new text end

new text begin (8) one member from the Center for Transportation Studies at the University of
Minnesota;
new text end

new text begin (9) one member from Move Minnesota; and
new text end

new text begin (10) other members as identified by the Metropolitan Council.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Duties. new text end

new text begin At a minimum, the working group must:
new text end

new text begin (1) assess the current status and capability of transit signal priority systems among the
relevant road authorities;
new text end

new text begin (2) identify key barriers and constraints and measures to address the barriers;
new text end

new text begin (3) explore methods for ongoing coordination among the relevant road authorities;
new text end

new text begin (4) estimate costs of potential improvements; and
new text end

new text begin (5) develop a proposal or recommendations to implement transit signal priority systems
and related transit advantage improvements, including a prioritized listing of locations or
routes.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Administration. new text end

new text begin Upon request of the working group, the Metropolitan Council
and the commissioner of transportation must provide administrative and technical support
for the working group.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Report. new text end

new text begin By December 15, 2022, the Metropolitan Council must submit a report
on transit signal priority system improvements to the chairs and ranking minority members
of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over transportation policy and finance. At a
minimum, the report must summarize the results of the working group and provide
information on each of the activities specified in subdivision 3.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Expiration. new text end

new text begin The working group under this section expires December 31, 2022.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following
final enactment and applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey,
Scott, and Washington.
new text end

Sec. 58. new text beginSPEED SAFETY CAMERA PILOT PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION
PLAN.
new text end

new text begin By December 15, 2022, the commissioners of public safety and transportation must
jointly submit a speed safety camera pilot project implementation plan to the chairs and
ranking minority members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over transportation
policy and finance. The plan must conform to the recommendations in the work zone speed
management study required under Laws 2021, First Special Session chapter 5, article 4,
section 140.
new text end

Sec. 59. new text beginROAD USAGE CHARGE TASK FORCE.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Definition. new text end

new text begin (a) For purposes of this section, the following terms have the
meanings given.
new text end

new text begin (b) "Road usage charge" means a tax, fee, or other charge imposed on a motor vehicle
on the basis of distance traveled or other measure of vehicle use of public highways.
new text end

new text begin (c) "Task force" means the Road Usage Charge Task Force established in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Establishment. new text end

new text begin The Road Usage Charge Task Force is established to develop
recommendations on implementation of a road usage charge in Minnesota.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Membership. new text end

new text begin (a) The task force consists of the following members:
new text end

new text begin (1) two members of the senate, with one appointed by the senate majority leader and
one appointed by the senate minority leader;
new text end

new text begin (2) two members of the house of representatives, with one appointed by the speaker of
the house and one appointed by the house minority leader;
new text end

new text begin (3) one member from the Department of Transportation appointed by the commissioner
of transportation;
new text end

new text begin (4) one member from the Driver and Vehicle Services Division of the Department of
Public Safety appointed by the commissioner of public safety;
new text end

new text begin (5) one member from the Public Utilities Commission appointed by the Minnesota Public
Utilities Commission;
new text end

new text begin (6) one member representing public utilities, as defined in section 216B.02, subdivision
4, that provide electric service to retail customers in Minnesota appointed by the
commissioner of transportation;
new text end

new text begin (7) one member appointed by the Alliance for Automotive Innovation;
new text end

new text begin (8) one member appointed by the Center for Transportation Studies of the University
of Minnesota;
new text end

new text begin (9) one member appointed by the Minnesota Transportation Alliance;
new text end

new text begin (10) one member appointed by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce;
new text end

new text begin (11) one member appointed by the Great Plains Institute;
new text end

new text begin (12) one member appointed by Fresh Energy; and
new text end

new text begin (13) one member appointed by the Minnesota Electric Vehicle Owners chapter of the
Electric Vehicle Association.
new text end

new text begin (b) Appointing authorities must make initial appointments to the task force by August
1, 2022.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Duties. new text end

new text begin The task force must:
new text end

new text begin (1) identify and analyze road usage charge options and considerations, including with
respect to technical constraints, revenue impacts, equity across highway system users, data
privacy, and impacts to motorists;
new text end

new text begin (2) review road usage charge implementation in other states;
new text end

new text begin (3) evaluate road usage charge implementation in Minnesota for all-electric vehicles or
electric vehicles, as the terms are defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 169.011, subdivisions
1a and 26a; and
new text end

new text begin (4) develop recommendations for a pilot program or for phased or full road usage charge
implementation, including proposed legislation.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Meetings; chair. new text end

new text begin (a) By September 15, 2022, the chair of the Legislative
Coordinating Commission must convene the first meeting of the task force.
new text end

new text begin (b) At the first meeting, the task force must elect a chair or cochairs by a majority vote
of those members present.
new text end

new text begin (c) The meetings of the task force are subject to Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13D.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Administration. new text end

new text begin (a) The Legislative Coordinating Commission must provide
administrative assistance to the task force.
new text end

new text begin (b) Upon request of the task force, the commissioners of transportation and public safety
must provide general informational and technical support to the task force.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Compensation. new text end

new text begin Members of the task force serve without compensation.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Report. new text end

new text begin By January 15, 2023, the task force must submit a report to the chairs
and ranking minority members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over
transportation policy and finance. At a minimum, the report must summarize the activities
of the task force and provide information on the duties specified in subdivision 4.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Expiration. new text end

new text begin The task force expires on January 15, 2023.
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. 60. new text beginREPORT; HIGHWAYS FOR HABITAT PROGRAM.
new text end

new text begin By January 15, 2025, the commissioner of transportation must submit a report to the
chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over
transportation and the environment and natural resources on the implementation of the
highways for habitat program under Minnesota Statutes, section 160.2325. At a minimum,
the report must include an overview of program implementation and information on
expenditure of funds under the program.
new text end

Sec. 61. new text beginREPEALER.
new text end

new text begin Minnesota Rules, part 8835.0350, subpart 2, new text end new text begin is repealed.
new text end

ARTICLE 4

INDEPENDENT EXPERT REVIEW PROVISIONS

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168.002, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 12a. new text end

new text begin Full-service provider. new text end

new text begin "Full-service provider" means a person who is
appointed by the commissioner as both a deputy registrar under this chapter and a driver's
license agent under chapter 171 who provides all driver services, excluding International
Registration Plan and International Fuel Tax Agreement transactions.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2021 Supplement, section 168.327, subdivision 1, is amended
to read:


Subdivision 1.

Records and fees.

(a) Upon request by any person authorized in this
section, the commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin or full-service provider mustnew text end furnish a certified copy of any
driver's license record, instruction permit record, Minnesota identification card record,
vehicle registration record, vehicle title record, or accident record.

(b) Except as provided in subdivisions 4, 5a, and 5b, and other than accident records
governed under section 169.09, subdivision 13, the requester deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end pay a fee of $10
for each certified record specified in paragraph (a) or a fee of $9 for each record that is not
certified.

(c) Except as provided in subdivisions 4, 5a, and 5b, in addition to the record fee in
paragraph (b), the fee for a copy of the history of any vehicle title not in electronic format
is $1 for each page of the historical record.

(d) deleted text beginFeesdeleted text endnew text begin Of the feenew text end collectednew text begin by the commissionernew text end under paragraph (b) for driver's license,
instruction permit, and Minnesota identification card recordsnew text begin,new text end deleted text beginmust be paid into the state
treasury with
deleted text end 50 cents deleted text beginof each fee credited todeleted text endnew text begin must be deposited innew text end the general funddeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin, andnew text end
the remainder deleted text beginof the fees collected must be credited todeleted text endnew text begin must be deposited innew text end the driver
services operating account in the special revenue fund under section 299A.705.new text begin Of the fee
collected by a full-service provider under paragraph (b) for driver's license, instruction
permit, and Minnesota identification card records, the provider must transmit 50 cents to
the commissioner to be deposited in the general fund, and the provider must retain the
remainder.
new text end

(e) deleted text beginFeesdeleted text endnew text begin Of the feenew text end collectednew text begin by the commissionernew text end under paragraphs (b) and (c) for vehicle
registration or title recordsnew text begin,new text end deleted text beginmust be paid into the state treasury withdeleted text end 50 cents deleted text beginof each fee
credited to
deleted text endnew text begin must be deposited innew text end the general funddeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin, andnew text end the remainder deleted text beginof the fees collected
must be credited to
deleted text endnew text begin must be deposited innew text end the vehicle services operating account in the special
revenue fund specified in section 299A.705.new text begin Of the fee collected by a full-service provider
under paragraphs (b) and (c) for vehicle registration or title records, the provider must
transmit 50 cents of each fee to the commissioner to be deposited in the general fund, and
the provider must retain the remainder.
new text end

(f) Except as provided in subdivisions 4, 5a, and 5b, the commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin or full-service
provider must
new text end permit a person to inquire into a record by the person's own electronic means
for a fee of $4.50 for each inquiry, except that no fee may be charged when the requester
is the subject of the data.

new text begin (g)new text end Of the feenew text begin collected by the commissioner under paragraph (f)new text end:

(1) $2.70 must be deposited in the general fund;

(2) for driver's license, instruction permit, or Minnesota identification card records, the
remainder must be deposited in the driver services operating account in the special revenue
fund under section 299A.705; and

(3) for vehicle title or registration records, the remainder must be deposited in the vehicle
services operating account in the special revenue fund under section 299A.705.

new text begin (h) Of the fee collected by a full-service provider under paragraph (f), the provider must
transmit $2.70 to the commissioner to be deposited into the general fund, and the provider
must retain the remainder.
new text end

deleted text begin (g)deleted text endnew text begin (i)new text end Fees and the deposit of the fees for accident records and reports are governed by
section 169.09, subdivision 13.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2022, and applies to requests
for records made on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168.327, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Requests for information; surcharge on fee.

(a) Except as otherwise provided
in subdivision 3, the commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin or full-service provider mustnew text end impose a surcharge
of 50 cents on each fee charged by the commissionernew text begin or full-service providernew text end under section
13.03, subdivision 3, for copies or electronic transmittals of public information about the
registration of a vehicle or an applicant, or holder of a driver's license, instruction permit,
or Minnesota identification card.

(b) The surcharge only applies to a fee imposed in response to a request made in person
deleted text begin ordeleted text endnew text begin,new text end by mail, or deleted text beginto a request for transmittal through a computer modemdeleted text endnew text begin onlinenew text end. The surcharge
does not apply to the request of an individual for information about that individual's driver's
license, instruction permit, or Minnesota identification card or about vehicles registered or
titled in the individual's name.

(c) The surcharges collectednew text begin by the commissionernew text end under this subdivision must be credited
to the general fund.new text begin The surcharges collected by a full-service provider must be transmitted
to the commissioner to be deposited in the general fund.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2022, and applies to requests
for records made on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168.327, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Exception to fee and surcharge.

(a) Notwithstanding subdivision 2 or section
13.03, a fee or surcharge may not be imposed in response to a request for public information
about the registration of a vehicle if the commissionernew text begin or full-service providernew text end is satisfied
that:

(1) the requester seeks the information on behalf of a community-based, nonprofit
organization designated by a local law enforcement agency to be a requester; and

(2) the information is needed to identify suspected prostitution law violators, controlled
substance law violators, or health code violators.

(b) The commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin or full-service provider mustnew text end not require a requester under
paragraph (a) to make a minimum number of data requests or limit the requester to a
maximum number of data requests.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2022, and applies to requests
for records made on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168.33, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Filing fees; allocations.

(a) In addition to all other statutory fees and taxes, a
filing fee of:

(1) $7 is imposed on every vehicle registration renewal, excluding pro rate transactions;
and

(2) $11 is imposed on every other type of vehicle transaction, including motor carrier
fuel licenses under sections 168D.05 and 168D.06, and pro rate transactions.

(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a):

(1) a filing fee may not be charged for a document returned for a refund or for a correction
of an error made by the Department of Public Safety, a dealer, or a deputy registrar; and

(2) no filing fee or other fee may be charged for the permanent surrender of a title for a
vehicle.

(c) The filing fee must be shown as a separate item on all registration renewal notices
sent out by the commissioner.

(d) The statutory fees and taxes, and the filing fees imposed under paragraph (a) may
be paid by credit card or debit card. The deputy registrar may collect a surcharge on the
statutory fees, taxes, and filing fee not greater than the cost of processing a credit card or
debit card transaction, in accordance with emergency rules established by the commissioner
of public safety. The surcharge must be used to pay the cost of processing credit and debit
card transactions.

(e) The fees collected under this subdivision by the departmentnew text begin for in-person transactionsnew text end
must be allocated as follows:

(1) of the fees collected under paragraph (a), clause (1):

(i) $5.50 must be deposited in the vehicle services operating account; and

(ii) $1.50 must be deposited in the driver and vehicle services technology account; and

(2) of the fees collected under paragraph (a), clause (2):

(i) $3.50 must be deposited in the general fund;

(ii) $6.00 must be deposited in the vehicle services operating account; and

(iii) $1.50 must be deposited in the driver and vehicle services technology account.

new text begin (f) The fees collected under this subdivision by the department for mail or online
transactions must be allocated as follows:
new text end

new text begin (1) of the fees collected under paragraph (a), clause (1):
new text end

new text begin (i) $2.75 must be deposited in the vehicle services operating account;
new text end

new text begin (ii) $0.75 must be deposited in the driver and vehicle services technology account; and
new text end

new text begin (iii) $3.50 must be deposited in the full-service provider account; and
new text end

new text begin (2) of the fees collected under paragraph (a), clause (2):
new text end

new text begin (i) $3.50 must be deposited in the general fund;
new text end

new text begin (ii) $3.00 must be deposited in the vehicle services operating account;
new text end

new text begin (iii) $0.75 must be deposited in the driver and vehicle services technology account; and
new text end

new text begin (iv) $3.75 must be deposited in the full-service provider account.
new text end

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168.345, is amended to read:


168.345 USE OF VEHICLE REGISTRATION INFORMATION.

Subdivision 1.

Information by telephone.

Information about vehicle registrations deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin
must
new text end not be furnished on the telephone to any person except thenew text begin owner of the vehicle,new text end
personnel of law enforcement agenciesnew text begin,new text end and the personnel of governmental motor vehicle
and registration offices.

Subd. 2.

Lessees; information.

The commissioner may not furnish information about
registered owners of passenger automobiles who are lessees under a lease for a term of 180
days or more to any person except thenew text begin owner of the vehicle, the lessee,new text end personnel of law
enforcement agencies and trade associations performing a member service under section
604.15, subdivision 4a, and federal, state, and local governmental units, and, at the
commissioner's discretion, to persons who use the information to notify lessees of automobile
recalls. The commissioner may release information about lessees in the form of summary
data, as defined in section 13.02, to persons who use the information in conducting statistical
analysis and market research.

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2021 Supplement, section 169.09, subdivision 13, is amended
to read:


Subd. 13.

Reports confidential; evidence, fee, penalty, appropriation.

(a) All reports
and supplemental information required under this section must be for the use of the
commissioner of public safety and other appropriate state, federal, county, and municipal
governmental agencies for accident analysis purposes, except:

(1) upon written request, the commissioner of public safetynew text begin, a full-service provider as
defined in section 171.01, subdivision 33a,
new text end or any law enforcement agency deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end
disclose the report required under subdivision 8 to:

(i) any individual involved in the accident, the representative of the individual's estate,
or the surviving spouse, or one or more surviving next of kin, or a trustee appointed under
section 573.02;

(ii) any other person injured in person, property, or means of support, or who incurs
other pecuniary loss by virtue of the accident;

(iii) legal counsel of a person described in item (i) or (ii);

(iv) a representative of the insurer of any person described in item (i) or (ii); or

(v) a city or county attorney or an attorney representing the state in an implied consent
action who is charged with the prosecution of a traffic or criminal offense that is the result
of a traffic crash investigation conducted by law enforcement;

deleted text begin (2) the commissioner of public safety shall, upon written request, provide the driver
filing a report under subdivision 7 with a copy of the report filed by the driver;
deleted text end

deleted text begin (3)deleted text endnew text begin (2)new text end the commissioner of public safety may verify with insurance companies vehicle
insurance information to enforce sections 65B.48, 169.792, 169.793, 169.796, and 169.797;

deleted text begin (4)deleted text endnew text begin (3)new text end the commissioner of public safety deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end provide the commissioner of
transportation the information obtained for each traffic accident involving a commercial
motor vehicle, for purposes of administering commercial vehicle safety regulations;

deleted text begin (5)deleted text endnew text begin (4)new text end upon specific request, the commissioner of public safety deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end provide the
commissioner of transportation the information obtained regarding each traffic accident
involving damage to identified state-owned infrastructure, for purposes of debt collection
under section 161.20, subdivision 4; and

deleted text begin (6)deleted text endnew text begin (5)new text end the commissioner of public safety may give to the United States Department of
Transportation commercial vehicle accident information in connection with federal grant
programs relating to safety.

(b) Accident reports and data contained in the reports are not discoverable under any
provision of law or rule of court. deleted text beginNo report shalldeleted text endnew text begin A report must notnew text end be used as evidence in
any trial, civil or criminal, or any action for damages or criminal proceedings arising out
of an accident. However, the commissioner of public safety deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end furnish, upon the
demand of any person who has or claims to have made a report or upon demand of any
court, a certificate showing that a specified accident report has or has not been made to the
commissioner solely to prove compliance or failure to comply with the requirements that
the report be made to the commissioner.

(c) Nothing in this subdivision prevents any individual who has made a report under
this section from providing information to any individuals involved in an accident or their
representatives or from testifying in any trial, civil or criminal, arising out of an accident,
as to facts within the individual's knowledge. It is intended by this subdivision to render
privileged the reports required, but it is not intended to prohibit proof of the facts to which
the reports relate.

(d) Disclosing any information contained in any accident report, except as provided in
this subdivision, section 13.82, subdivision 3 or 6, or other statutes, is a misdemeanor.

(e) The commissioner of public safety deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin or full-service provider as defined in section
171.01, subdivision 33a, must
new text end charge authorized persons as described in paragraph (a) a $5
fee for a copy of an accident report. Ninety percent of the $5 fee collectednew text begin by the
commissioner
new text end under this paragraph must be deposited in the special revenue fund and
credited to the driver services operating account established in section 299A.705 and ten
percent must be deposited in the general fund.new text begin Of the $5 fee collected by a full-service
provider, the provider must transmit 50 cents to the commissioner to be deposited into the
general fund, and the provider must retain the remainder.
new text end The commissionernew text begin or full-service
provider
new text end may also furnish an electronic copy of the database of accident records, which
must not contain personal or private data on an individual, to private agencies as provided
in paragraph (g), for not less than the cost of preparing the copies on a bulk basis as provided
in section 13.03, subdivision 3.

(f) The fees specified in paragraph (e) notwithstanding, the commissionernew text begin, a full-service
provider,
new text end and law enforcement agencies deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end charge commercial users who request
access to response or incident data relating to accidents a fee not to exceed 50 cents per
record. "Commercial user" is a user who in one location requests access to data in more
than five accident reports per month, unless the user establishes that access is not for a
commercial purpose. Of the money collected by the commissioner under this paragraph,
90 percent must be deposited in the special revenue fund and credited to the driver services
operating account established in section 299A.705 and ten percent must be deposited in the
general fund.new text begin Of the fees collected by a full-service provider under this paragraph, the
provider must transmit 50 cents to the commissioner to be deposited into the general fund,
and the provider must retain the remainder.
new text end

(g) The fees in paragraphs (e) and (f) notwithstanding, the commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin or
full-service provider must
new text end provide an electronic copy of the accident records database to
the public on a case-by-case basis using the cost-recovery charges provided for under section
13.03, subdivision 3. The database provided must not contain personal or private data on
an individual. However, unless the accident records database includes the vehicle
identification number, the commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin or full-service provider mustnew text end include the
vehicle registration plate number if a private agency certifies and agrees that the agency:

(1) is in the business of collecting accident and damage information on vehicles;

(2) will use the vehicle registration plate number only for identifying vehicles that have
been involved in accidents or damaged, to provide this information to persons seeking access
to a vehicle's history and not for identifying individuals or for any other purpose; and

(3) will be subject to the penalties and remedies under sections 13.08 and 13.09.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2022, and applies to requests
for records made on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 171.01, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 33a. new text end

new text begin Full-service provider. new text end

new text begin "Full-service provider" means a person who is
appointed by the commissioner as both a driver's license agent who provides all driver
services, excluding International Registration Plan and International Fuel Tax Agreement
transactions under this chapter and deputy registrar services under chapter 168.
new text end

Sec. 9.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 171.06, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Fees.

(a) The fees for a license and Minnesota identification card are as follows:

REAL ID Compliant or
Noncompliant Classified
Driver's License
D-$21.00
C-$25.00
B-$32.00
A-$40.00
REAL ID Compliant or
Noncompliant Classified
Under-21 D.L.
D-$21.00
C-$25.00
B-$32.00
A-$20.00
Enhanced Driver's License
D-$36.00
C-$40.00
B-$47.00
A-$55.00
REAL ID Compliant or
Noncompliant Instruction
Permit
$5.25
Enhanced Instruction
Permit
$20.25
Commercial Learner's
Permit
$2.50
REAL ID Compliant or
Noncompliant Provisional
License
$8.25
Enhanced Provisional
License
$23.25
Duplicate REAL ID
Compliant or Noncompliant
License or duplicate REAL
ID Compliant or
Noncompliant
identification card
$6.75
Enhanced Duplicate
License or enhanced
duplicate identification card
$21.75
REAL ID Compliant or
Noncompliant Minnesota
identification card or REAL
ID Compliant or
Noncompliant Under-21
Minnesota identification
card, other than duplicate,
except as otherwise
provided in section 171.07,
subdivisions 3
and 3a
$11.25
Enhanced Minnesota
identification card
$26.25

From August 1, 2019, to June 30, 2022, the fee is increased by $0.75 for REAL ID compliant
or noncompliant classified driver's licenses, REAL ID compliant or noncompliant classified
under-21 driver's licenses, and enhanced driver's licenses.

(b) In addition to each fee required in paragraph (a), the commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end collect
a surcharge of $2.25. Surcharges collected under this paragraph must be credited to the
driver and vehicle services technology account under section 299A.705.

(c) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), an individual who holds a provisional license and
has a driving record free of (1) convictions for a violation of section 169A.20, 169A.33,
169A.35, sections 169A.50 to 169A.53, or section 171.177, (2) convictions for crash-related
moving violations, and (3) convictions for moving violations that are not crash related, deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin
must
new text end have a $3.50 credit toward the fee for any classified under-21 driver's license. "Moving
violation" has the meaning given it in section 171.04, subdivision 1.

(d) In addition to the driver's license fee required under paragraph (a), the commissioner
deleted text begin shalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end collect an additional $4 processing fee from each new applicant or individual
renewing a license with a school bus endorsement to cover the costs for processing an
applicant's initial and biennial physical examination certificate. The department deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end
not charge these applicants any other fee to receive or renew the endorsement.

(e) In addition to the fee required under paragraph (a), a driver's license agent may charge
and retain a filing fee as provided under section 171.061, subdivision 4.

(f) In addition to the fee required under paragraph (a), the commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end
charge a filing fee at the same amount as a driver's license agent under section 171.061,
subdivision 4. Revenue collected under this paragraph new text beginfor in-person transactions new text endmust be
deposited in the driver services operating account under section 299A.705.new text begin Revenue collected
under this paragraph for mail or online transactions must be allocated as follows:
new text end

new text begin (1) 50 percent must be deposited in the driver services operating account under section
299A.705, subdivision 2; and
new text end

new text begin (2) 50 percent must be deposited in the full-service provider account under section
299A.705, subdivision 3a.
new text end

(g) An application for a Minnesota identification card, instruction permit, provisional
license, or driver's license, including an application for renewal, must contain a provision
that allows the applicant to add to the fee under paragraph (a), a $2 donation for the purposes
of public information and education on anatomical gifts under section 171.075.

Sec. 10.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 171.06, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Preapplication; REAL ID. new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioner must establish a process for
an applicant to submit an electronic preapplication for a REAL ID-compliant driver's license
or REAL ID-compliant identification card. The commissioner must design the preapplication
so that the applicant must enter information required for the application. The preapplication
must also generate a list of documents the applicant is required to submit in person at the
time of the application. The commissioner must provide a link to the preapplication website
at the time an individual schedules an appointment to apply for a REAL ID-compliant
driver's license or REAL ID-compliant identification card.
new text end

new text begin (b) An applicant who submitted a preapplication is required to appear in person before
a driver's license agent to submit a completed application for the REAL ID-compliant driver's
license or REAL ID-compliant identification card.
new text end

Sec. 11.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 171.061, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Fee; equipment.

(a) The agent may charge and retain a filing fee deleted text beginof $8deleted text end for each
applicationdeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin, as follows:
new text end

new text begin (1)
new text end
new text begin New application for noncompliant driver's license or noncompliant
Minnesota identification card
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 11.00
new text end
new text begin (2)
new text end
new text begin New application for REAL ID-compliant driver's license, REAL
ID-compliant Minnesota identification card, enhanced driver's
license, or enhanced Minnesota identification card
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 16.00
new text end
new text begin (3)
new text end
new text begin Renewal application for noncompliant driver's license or
noncompliant Minnesota identification card
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 11.00
new text end
new text begin (4)
new text end
new text begin Renewal application for REAL ID-compliant driver's license,
REAL ID-compliant Minnesota identification card, enhanced
driver's license, or enhanced Minnesota identification card
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 11.00
new text end

Except as provided in paragraph (c), the fee deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end cover all expenses involved in
receiving, accepting, or forwarding to the department the applications and fees required
under sections 171.02, subdivision 3; 171.06, subdivisions 2 and 2a; and 171.07, subdivisions
3 and 3a.

(b) The statutory fees and the filing fees imposed under paragraph (a) may be paid by
credit card or debit card. The driver's license agent may collect a convenience fee on the
statutory fees and filing fees not greater than the cost of processing a credit card or debit
card transaction. The convenience fee must be used to pay the cost of processing credit card
and debit card transactions. The commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end adopt rules to administer this
paragraph using the exempt procedures of section 14.386, except that section 14.386,
paragraph (b), does not apply.

(c) The department deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end maintain the photo identification equipment for all agents
appointed as of January 1, 2000. Upon the retirement, resignation, death, or discontinuance
of an existing agent, and if a new agent is appointed in an existing office pursuant to
Minnesota Rules, chapter 7404, and notwithstanding the above or Minnesota Rules, part
7404.0400, the department deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end provide and maintain photo identification equipment
without additional cost to a newly appointed agent in that office if the office was provided
the equipment by the department before January 1, 2000. All photo identification equipment
must be compatible with standards established by the department.

(d) A filing fee retained by the agent employed by a county board must be paid into the
county treasury and credited to the general revenue fund of the county. An agent who is not
an employee of the county deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end retain the filing fee in lieu of county employment or
salary and is considered an independent contractor for pension purposes, coverage under
the Minnesota State Retirement System, or membership in the Public Employees Retirement
Association.

(e) Before the end of the first working day following the final day of the reporting period
established by the department, the agent must forward to the department all applications
and fees collected during the reporting period except as provided in paragraph (d).

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2022, and applies to applications
made on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 12.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 171.0705, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 11. new text end

new text begin Manual and study material availability. new text end

new text begin The commissioner must publish
the driver's manual on the department's website. The commissioner must also publish study
support materials for the written exam and skills exam, with a focus on the subjects and
skills that are most commonly failed by exam takers. The commissioner must ensure that
the driver's manual and study support materials are easily located and available for no cost.
new text end

Sec. 13.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 171.12, subdivision 1a, is amended to read:


Subd. 1a.

Driver and vehicle services information system; security and auditing.

(a)
The commissioner must establish written procedures to ensure that only individuals
authorized by law may enter, update, or access not public data collected, created, or
maintained by the driver and vehicle services information system. An authorized individual's
ability to enter, update, or access data in the system must correspond to the official duties
or training level of the individual and to the statutory authorization granting access for that
purpose. All queries and responses, and all actions in which data are entered, updated,
accessed, shared, or disseminated, must be recorded in a data audit trail. Data contained in
the audit trail are public to the extent the data are not otherwise classified by law.

(b)new text beginThe commissioner must not revoke the authorization of any individual who properly
accessed data to complete an authorized transaction or to resolve an issue that does not
result in a completed authorized transaction.
new text end The commissioner must immediately and
permanently revoke the authorization of any individual who willfully entered, updated,
accessed, shared, or disseminated data in violation of state or federal law. If an individual
willfully gained access to data without authorization by law, the commissioner must forward
the matter to the appropriate prosecuting authority for prosecution.new text begin The commissioner must
establish a process that allows an individual whose access was revoked to appeal that
decision.
new text end

(c) The commissioner must arrange for an independent biennial audit of the driver and
vehicle services information system to determine whether data currently in the system are
classified correctly, how the data are used, and to verify compliance with this subdivision.
The results of the audit are public. No later than 30 days following completion of the audit,
the commissioner must provide a report summarizing the audit results to the commissioner
of administration; the chairs and ranking minority members of the committees of the house
of representatives and the senate with jurisdiction over transportation policy and finance,
public safety, and data practices; and the Legislative Commission on Data Practices and
Personal Data Privacy. The report must be submitted as required under section 3.195, except
that printed copies are not required.

Sec. 14.

Minnesota Statutes 2021 Supplement, section 171.13, subdivision 1, is amended
to read:


Subdivision 1.

Examination subjects and locations; provisions for color blindness,
disabled veterans.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, the commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin
must
new text end examine each applicant for a driver's license by such agency as the commissioner
directs. This examination must include:

(1) a test of the applicant's eyesight, provided that this requirement is met by submission
of a vision examination certificate under section 171.06, subdivision 7;

(2) a test of the applicant's ability to read and understand highway signs regulating,
warning, and directing traffic;

(3) a test of the applicant's knowledge of (i) traffic laws; (ii) the effects of alcohol and
drugs on a driver's ability to operate a motor vehicle safely and legally, and of the legal
penalties and financial consequences resulting from violations of laws prohibiting the
operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs; (iii) railroad
grade crossing safety; (iv) slow-moving vehicle safety; (v) laws relating to pupil
transportation safety, including the significance of school bus lights, signals, stop arm, and
passing a school bus; (vi) traffic laws related to bicycles; and (vii) the circumstances and
dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning;

(4) an actual demonstration of ability to exercise ordinary and reasonable control in the
operation of a motor vehicle; and

(5) other physical and mental examinations as the commissioner finds necessary to
determine the applicant's fitness to operate a motor vehicle safely upon the highways.

(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), the commissioner must not deny an application for
a driver's license based on the exclusive grounds that the applicant's eyesight is deficient in
color perception or that the applicant has been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus. War veterans
operating motor vehicles especially equipped for disabled persons, if otherwise entitled to
a license, must be granted such license.

(c) The commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end make provision for giving the examinations under this
subdivision either in the county where the applicant resides or at a place adjacent thereto
reasonably convenient to the applicant.

(d) The commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end ensure that an applicant is able to obtain an appointment
for an examination to demonstrate ability under paragraph (a), clause (4), within 14 days
of the applicant's request if, under the applicable statutes and rules of the commissioner,
the applicant is eligible to take the examination.

new text begin (e) The commissioner must provide real-time information on the department's website
about the availability and location of exam appointments. The website must show the next
available exam dates and times for each exam station. The website must also provide an
option for a person to enter an address to see the date and time of the next available exam
at each exam station sorted by distance from the address provided. The information must
be easily accessible and must not require a person to sign in or provide any other information,
except an address, in order to see available exam dates.
new text end

Sec. 15.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 171.13, subdivision 1a, is amended to read:


Subd. 1a.

Waiver when license issued by another jurisdiction.

(a) new text beginIf the commissioner
determines that an applicant 21 years of age or older possesses a valid driver's license issued
by another state or jurisdiction that requires a comparable examination for obtaining a
driver's license,
new text endthe commissioner deleted text beginmaydeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end waive the deleted text beginrequirementdeleted text endnew text begin requirementsnew text end that the
applicantnew text begin pass a written knowledge examination andnew text end demonstrate ability to exercise ordinary
and reasonable control in the operation of a motor vehicle deleted text beginon determining that the applicant
possesses a valid driver's license issued by a jurisdiction that requires a comparable
demonstration for license issuance
deleted text end.

(b) new text beginIf the commissioner determines that an applicant 21 years of age or older possesses
a valid driver's license with a two-wheeled vehicle endorsement issued by another state or
jurisdiction that requires a comparable examination for obtaining the endorsement, the
commissioner must waive the requirements that the applicant for a two-wheeled vehicle
endorsement pass a written knowledge examination and demonstrate the ability to exercise
ordinary and reasonable control in the operation of a motor vehicle.
new text end

new text begin (c) new text endFor purposes of this subdivision, "jurisdiction" includes, but is not limited to, both
the active and reserve components of any branch or unit of the United States armed forces,
and "valid driver's license" includes any driver's license that is recognized by that branch
or unit as currently being valid, or as having been valid at the time of the applicant's
separation or discharge from the military within a period of time deemed reasonable and
fair by the commissioner, up to and including one year past the date of the applicant's
separation or discharge.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2022, and applies to applications
made on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 16.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 299A.705, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 3a. new text end

new text begin Full-service provider account. new text end

new text begin (a) The full-service provider account is created
in the special revenue fund, consisting of fees described in sections 168.33, subdivision 7,
and 171.06, subdivision 2, and any other money donated, allotted, transferred, or otherwise
provided to the account.
new text end

new text begin (b) Money in the account is annually appropriated to the commissioner of public safety
to distribute to full-service providers, as defined in section 168.002, subdivision 12a. At
least quarterly, the commissioner must distribute the money in the account to each full-service
provider that was in operation during that quarter based proportionally on the number of
transactions completed by each full-service provider.
new text end

Sec. 17. new text beginREPORT; TRANSITION TO DIGITAL TITLES AND DRIVERS'
LICENSES.
new text end

new text begin By December 15, 2022, the commissioner of public safety must report to the chairs and
ranking minority members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over transportation
policy and finance on transitioning from physical driver and vehicle documents to digital
versions of the same documents. At a minimum, the report must:
new text end

new text begin (1) include information on how other states have implemented the transition to digital
documents;
new text end

new text begin (2) make recommendations on how to ensure the security, integrity, and privacy of data;
new text end

new text begin (3) include an estimate of the costs for transitioning to digital documents;
new text end

new text begin (4) include an estimated timeline for transitioning to digital documents; and
new text end

new text begin (5) identify statutory changes necessary to implement the transition to digital documents.
new text end

Sec. 18. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin Except where otherwise specified, this article is effective August 1, 2022.
new text end

ARTICLE 5

SALVAGE AND PRIOR SALVAGE TITLE BRANDS

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168A.01, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 16b. new text end

new text begin Recovered intact vehicle. new text end

new text begin "Recovered intact vehicle" means a vehicle that
was:
new text end

new text begin (1) verified by the vehicle insurer to be stolen and declared a total loss; and
new text end

new text begin (2) subsequently recovered with damage that is not in excess of 80 percent of its value
immediately before it was stolen.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168A.01, subdivision 17b, is amended to read:


Subd. 17b.

Salvage vehicle.

new text begin(a) new text end"Salvage vehicle" means a vehicle deleted text beginthat has a salvage
certificate of title
deleted text endnew text begin (1) for which an insurance company has declared a total loss or paid a
total loss claim, or (2) that has been involved in a collision or other event in which the cost
of repairs exceeds 80 percent of the value of the vehicle immediately before the damage
occurred
new text end.

new text begin (b) Salvage vehicle does not include a recovered intact vehicle.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168A.04, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Contents.

The application for the first certificate of title of a vehicle or
manufactured home in this state, or for reissuance of a certificate of title for a manufactured
home under section 168A.142, deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end be made by the owner to the department on the
form prescribed by the department and deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end contain:

(1) the first, middle, and last names, the dates of birth, and addresses of all owners who
are natural persons, the full names and addresses of all other owners;

(2) a description of the vehicle or manufactured home including, so far as the following
data exists, its make, model, year, identifying number in the case of a vehicle or serial
number in the case of a manufactured home, type of body, and whether new or used;

(3) the date of purchase by applicant, the name and address of the person from whom
the vehicle or manufactured home was acquired, the names and addresses of any secured
parties in the order of their priority, and the dates of their respective security agreements;

(4) with respect to motor vehicles subject to the provisions of section 325E.15, the true
cumulative mileage registered on the odometer or that the actual mileage is unknown if the
odometer reading is known by the owner to be different from the true mileage;

(5) deleted text beginwith respect to vehicles subject to section 325F.6641,deleted text end whether the vehicle sustained
damage by collision or other occurrence deleted text beginwhich exceeded 70 percent of the actual cash valuedeleted text endnew text begin
that meets the disclosure requirements under section 325F.6641, subdivision 1
new text end; and

(6) any further information the department reasonably requires to identify the vehicle
or manufactured home and to enable it to determine whether the owner is entitled to a
certificate of title, and the existence or nonexistence and priority of any security interest in
the vehicle or manufactured home.

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168A.04, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Vehicle last registered out of state.

If the application refers to a vehicle last
previously registered in another state or country, the application deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end contain or be
accompanied by:

(1) any certificate of title issued by the other state or country;

(2) any other information and documents the department reasonably requires to establish
the ownership of the vehicle and the existence or nonexistence and priority of any security
interest in it;

(3) the certificate of a person authorized by the department that the identifying number
of the vehicle has been inspected and found to conform to the description given in the
application, or any other proof of the identity of the vehicle the department reasonably
requires; and

(4) deleted text beginwith respect to vehicles subject to section 325F.6641,deleted text end whether the vehicle sustained
damage by collision or other occurrence deleted text beginwhich exceeded 70 percent of actual cash valuedeleted text endnew text begin
that meets the disclosure requirements under section 325F.6641, subdivision 1
new text end. Damage,
for the purpose of deleted text beginthisdeleted text endnew text begin thenew text end calculationnew text begin under this clausenew text end, does not include the actual cost
incurred to repair, replace, or reinstall inflatable safety restraints and other vehicle
components that must be replaced due to the deployment of the inflatable safety restraints.

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168A.05, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Content of certificate.

(a) Each certificate of title issued by the department
deleted text begin shalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end contain:

(1) the date issued;

(2) the first, middle, and last names and the dates of birth of all owners who are natural
persons, and the full names of all other owners;

(3) the residence address of the owner listed first if that owner is a natural person or the
address if that owner is not a natural person;

(4) the names of any secured parties, and the address of the first secured party, listed in
the order of priority (i) as shown on the application, or (ii) if the application is based on a
certificate of title, as shown on the certificate, or (iii) as otherwise determined by the
department;

(5) any liens filed pursuant to a court order or by a public agency responsible for child
support enforcement against the owner;

(6) the title number assigned to the vehicle;

(7) a description of the vehicle including, so far as the following data exists, its make,
model, year, identifying number, type of body, whether new or used, and if a new vehicle,
the date of the first sale of the vehicle for use;

(8) with respect to a motor vehicle subject to section 325E.15, (i) the true cumulative
mileage registered on the odometer or (ii) that the actual mileage is unknown if the odometer
reading is known by the owner to be different from the true mileage;

(9)new text begin if applicable, one or more of the following:
new text end

new text begin (i)new text end with respect to a vehicle subject to sections deleted text begin325F.6641deleted text endnew text begin 168A.151new text end and 325F.6642, the
appropriate deleted text begintermdeleted text endnew text begin brandnew text end "flood damaged," deleted text begin"rebuilt,"deleted text endnew text begin "salvage,"new text end "prior salvage," or
"reconstructed";

deleted text begin (10)deleted text endnew text begin (ii)new text end with respect to a vehicle contaminated by methamphetamine production, if the
registrar has received the certificate of title and notice described in section 152.0275,
subdivision 2
, paragraph (g), the deleted text begintermdeleted text endnew text begin brandnew text end "hazardous waste contaminated vehicle";new text begin and
new text end

deleted text begin (11)deleted text endnew text begin (iii)new text end with respect to a vehicle subject to section 325F.665, the deleted text begintermdeleted text endnew text begin brandnew text end "lemon
law vehicle"; and

deleted text begin (12)deleted text endnew text begin (10)new text end any other data the department prescribes.

(b) For a certificate of title on a vehicle that is a restored pioneer vehicle:

(1) the identifying number must be the valid identifying number as provided under
section 168A.04, subdivision 5;

(2) the year of the vehicle must be the year of original vehicle manufacture and not the
year of restoration; and

(3) the title must not bear a "reconstructed vehicle" brand.

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168A.151, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Salvage deleted text begintitlesdeleted text endnew text begin and prior salvage brandsnew text end.

(a) When an insurer, licensed
to conduct business in Minnesota, acquires ownership of a deleted text beginlate-model or high-valuedeleted text end vehiclenew text begin,
excluding a recovered intact vehicle,
new text end through payment of damages, the insurer deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin must:
new text end

new text begin (1) for a late-model or high-value vehicle,new text end immediately apply for a deleted text beginsalvagedeleted text end certificate
of titlenew text begin that bears a "salvage" brandnew text end or deleted text beginshalldeleted text end stamp the existing certificate of title with deleted text beginthe
legend
deleted text end "deleted text beginSALVAGEdeleted text end new text beginsalvagenew text end deleted text beginCERTIFICATE OF TITLEdeleted text end" in a manner prescribed by the
departmentnew text begin; or
new text end

new text begin (2) for a vehicle that is not subject to clause (1), immediately apply for a certificate of
title that bears a "prior salvage" brand
new text endnew text begin or stamp the existing certificate of title with "prior
salvage" in a manner prescribed by the department
new text end.

new text begin (b)new text end Within ten days of obtaining the title of a vehicle through payment of damages, an
insurer must notify the department in a manner prescribed by the department.

deleted text begin (b)deleted text endnew text begin (c) Except as provided in section 168A.11, subdivision 1,new text end a person deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end
immediately apply for a deleted text beginsalvagedeleted text end certificate of titlenew text begin that bears a "salvage" brandnew text end if the person
acquires a damaged late-model or high-value vehicle deleted text beginwith an out-of-state title and the vehicledeleted text endnew text begin
that
new text end:

(1) deleted text beginis a vehicle thatdeleted text end was acquired by an insurer through payment of damages;

(2) deleted text beginis a vehicle for which thedeleted text endnew text begin will incur anew text end cost of repairs new text beginthat new text endexceeds the value of the
damaged vehicle; deleted text beginor
deleted text end

(3) has an out-of-state salvage certificate of title as proof of ownershipdeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; or
new text end

new text begin (4) bears the brand "damaged," "repairable," "salvage," or any similar term on the
certificate of title.
new text end

new text begin (d) Except as provided in section 168A.11, subdivision 1, a person must immediately
apply for a certificate of title that bears a "prior salvage" brand if the person acquires a
damaged vehicle and:
new text end

new text begin (1) a "salvage" brand is not required under paragraph (c); and
new text end

new text begin (2) the vehicle:
new text end

new text begin (i) bears the brand "damaged," "repairable," "salvage," "rebuilt," "reconditioned," or
any similar term on the certificate of title; or
new text end

new text begin (ii) had a salvage certificate of title or brand issued at any time in the vehicle's history
by any other jurisdiction.
new text end

deleted text begin (c)deleted text endnew text begin (e)new text end A self-insured owner of a deleted text beginlate-model or high-valuedeleted text end vehicle that sustains damage
by collision or other occurrence which exceeds 80 percent of its actual cash value deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin
must
new text endnew text begin:
new text end

new text begin (1) for a late-model or high-value vehicle,new text end immediately apply for a deleted text beginsalvagedeleted text end certificate
of titledeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin that bears a "salvage" brand; or
new text end

new text begin (2) for a vehicle that is not subject to clause (1), immediately apply for a certificate of
title that bears a "prior salvage" brand.
new text end

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168A.152, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Certificate of inspection.

new text begin(a) new text endA deleted text beginsalvagedeleted text end certificate of titlenew text begin that bears a
"salvage" brand or stamp
new text end authorizes the holder to possess, transport, and transfer ownership
in a vehicle. A deleted text beginsalvagedeleted text end certificate of titlenew text begin that bears a "salvage" brand or stampnew text end does not
authorize the holder to register a vehicle. deleted text beginA certificate of title must not be issued for a vehicle
for which a salvage certificate of title has been issued unless
deleted text end

new text begin (b) For a late-model or high-value vehicle with a certificate of title that bears a "salvage"
brand or stamp, the commissioner must not issue a certificate of title that bears a "prior
salvage" brand unless the application for title is accompanied by
new text end a certification of inspection
in the form and content specified by the department deleted text beginaccompanies the application for a
certificate of title
deleted text end.

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168A.152, subdivision 1a, is amended to read:


Subd. 1a.

Duties of salvage vehicle purchaser.

No salvage vehicle purchaser shall
possess or retain a salvage vehicle which does not have a deleted text beginsalvagedeleted text end certificate of titlenew text begin that
bears a "salvage" or "prior salvage" brand
new text end. The salvage vehicle purchaser deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end display
the deleted text beginsalvagedeleted text end certificate of title upon the request of any appropriate public authority.

Sec. 9.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 325F.662, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Exclusions.

Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision 2, a dealer is not
required to provide an express warranty for a used motor vehicle:

(1) sold for a total cash sale price of less than $3,000, including the trade-in value of
any vehicle traded in by the consumer, but excluding tax, license fees, registration fees, and
finance charges;

(2) with an engine designed to use diesel fuel;

(3) with a gross weight, as defined in section 168.002, subdivision 13, in excess of 9,000
pounds;

(4) that has been custom-built or modified for show or for racing;

(5) that is eight years of age or older, as calculated from the first day in January of the
designated model year of the vehicle;

(6) that has been produced by a manufacturer which has never manufactured more than
10,000 motor vehicles in any one year;

(7) that has 75,000 miles or more at time of sale;

(8) that has not been manufactured in compliance with applicable federal emission
standards in force at the time of manufacture as provided by the Clean Air Act, United
States Code, title 42, sections 7401 through 7642, and regulations adopted pursuant thereto,
and safety standards as provided by the National Traffic and Motor Safety Act, United
States Code, title 15, sections 1381 through 1431, and regulations adopted pursuant thereto;
or

(9) that has been issued a deleted text beginsalvagedeleted text end certificate of titlenew text begin that bears a "salvage" brand or stampnew text end
under section 168A.151.

Sec. 10.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 325F.6641, is amended to read:


325F.6641 DISCLOSURE OF VEHICLE DAMAGE.

Subdivision 1.

new text begin Prior new text enddamagenew text begin disclosurenew text end.

(a) If a deleted text beginlate-modeldeleted text end vehicledeleted text begin, as defined in
section 168A.01, subdivision 8a,
deleted text end has sustained damage by collision or other occurrence
which exceeds 80 percent of its actual cash value immediately prior to sustaining damage,
the seller must disclose that fact to the buyer, if the seller has actual knowledge of the
damage. The amount of damage is determined by the retail cost of repairing the vehicle
based on a complete written retail repair estimate or invoice.

(b) The disclosure required under this subdivision must be made in writing on the
application for title and registration or other transfer document, in a manner prescribed by
the registrar of motor vehicles. The registrar deleted text beginshall revisedeleted text endnew text begin must designnew text end the certificate of title
form, including the assignment by seller (transferor) and reassignment by licensed dealer
sections of the form, the separate application for title forms, and other transfer documents
to accommodate this disclosure. deleted text beginIf the seller is a motor vehicle dealer licensed pursuant to
section 168.27, the disclosure required by this section must be made orally by the dealer to
the prospective buyer in the course of the sales presentation.
deleted text end

deleted text begin (c) Upon transfer and application for title to a vehicle covered by this subdivision, the
registrar shall record the term "rebuilt" on the first Minnesota certificate of title and all
subsequent Minnesota certificates of title used for that vehicle.
deleted text end

Subd. 2.

deleted text beginForm ofdeleted text end Disclosurenew text begin requirementsnew text end.

new text begin (a) If a motor vehicle dealer licensed under
section 168.27 offers a vehicle for sale in the course of a sales presentation to any prospective
buyer the dealer must provide a written disclosure and, except for sales performed online,
an oral disclosure of:
new text end

new text begin (1) prior vehicle damage as required under subdivision 1;
new text end

new text begin (2) the existence or requirement of any title brand under sections 168A.05, subdivision
3, 168A.151, 325F.6642, or 325F.665, subdivision 14, if the dealer has actual knowledge
of the brand; and
new text end

new text begin (3) if a motor vehicle, which is part of a licensed motor vehicle dealer's inventory, has
been submerged or flooded above the bottom dashboard while parked on the dealer's lot.
new text end

new text begin (b) If a person receives a flood disclosure as described in paragraph (a), clause (3),
whether from a motor vehicle dealer or another seller, and subsequently offers that vehicle
for sale, the person must provide the same disclosure to any prospective subsequent buyer.
new text end

new text begin (c) Written disclosure under this subdivision must be signed by the buyer and maintained
in the motor vehicle dealer's sales file in the manner prescribed by the registrar of motor
vehicles.
new text end

new text begin (d) new text endThe disclosure required in deleted text beginthis sectiondeleted text endnew text begin subdivision 1new text end must be made in substantially
the following form: "To the best of my knowledge, this vehicle has ..... has not ..... sustained
damage in excess of 80 percent actual cash value."

Sec. 11.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 325F.6642, is amended to read:


325F.6642 TITLE BRANDING.

Subdivision 1.

Flood damage.

If the application for title and registration indicates that
the vehicle has been classified as a total loss deleted text beginvehicledeleted text end because of water or flood damagenew text begin, or
that the vehicle bears a "flood damaged" or similar brand
new text end, the registrar of motor vehicles
deleted text begin shalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end record the deleted text begintermdeleted text endnew text begin brandnew text end "flood damaged" on the certificate of title and all subsequent
certificates of title issued for that vehicle.

Subd. 2.

deleted text beginTotal lossdeleted text endnew text begin Salvagenew text end vehicles.

new text begin(a) new text endUpon transfer and application for title to all
deleted text begin total lossdeleted text end vehiclesnew text begin for which the "salvage" brand is required under section 168A.151,
subdivision 1
new text end, the registrar of motor vehicles deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin must (1)new text end record the deleted text begintermdeleted text endnew text begin brandnew text end "deleted text beginpriordeleted text end
salvage" on the first deleted text beginMinnesotadeleted text end certificate of titlenew text begin,new text end andnew text begin (2) subject to section 168A.152,
record the brand "prior salvage" on
new text end all subsequent deleted text beginMinnesotadeleted text end certificates of title deleted text beginuseddeleted text endnew text begin issuednew text end
for that vehicle.

new text begin (b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), a "prior salvage" brand is not required for a recovered
intact vehicle, as defined in section 168A.01, subdivision 16b.
new text end

deleted text begin Subd. 3. deleted text end

deleted text begin Out-of-state vehicles. deleted text end

deleted text begin (a) Upon transfer and application for title of all repaired
vehicles with out-of-state titles that bear the term "damaged," "salvage," "rebuilt,"
"reconditioned," or any similar term, the registrar of motor vehicles shall record the term
"prior salvage" on the first Minnesota certificate of title and all subsequent Minnesota
certificates of title used for that vehicle.
deleted text end

deleted text begin (b) The registrar shall mark "prior salvage" on the first Minnesota certificate of title and
all subsequent certificates of title issued for any vehicle which came into the state unrepaired
and for which a salvage certificate of title was issued.
deleted text end

deleted text begin (c) For vehicles with out-of-state titles which bear the term "flood damaged," the registrar
of motor vehicles shall record the term "flood damaged" on the first Minnesota certificate
of title and all subsequent Minnesota certificates of title issued for that vehicle.
deleted text end

deleted text begin (d) the registrar shall mark "prior salvage" on the first Minnesota certificate of title and
all subsequent certificates of title issued for any vehicle that had a salvage certificate of title
issued at any time in the vehicle's history by any other jurisdiction.
deleted text end

new text begin Subd. 2a. new text end

new text begin Prior salvage. new text end

new text begin Upon application for title to all vehicles for which the "prior
salvage" brand is required under section 168A.151, subdivision 1, the registrar of motor
vehicles must record the brand "prior salvage" on the certificate of title and all subsequent
certificates of title issued for that vehicle.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2b. new text end

new text begin Certain damaged vehicles. new text end

new text begin Upon transfer and application for title to a vehicle
that is subject to section 325F.6641, subdivision 1, the registrar of motor vehicles must (1)
record the brand "salvage" on the first certificate of title, and (2) subject to section 168A.152,
record the brand "prior salvage" on all subsequent certificates of title issued for that vehicle.
new text end

Subd. 4.

Reconstructed vehicles.

For vehicles that are reconstructed within the meaning
of section 168A.15, the registrar deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end record the deleted text begintermdeleted text endnew text begin brandnew text end "reconstructed" on the
certificate of title and all subsequent certificates of title.

Subd. 5.

Manner of branding.

deleted text beginThedeleted text endnew text begin Each brandnew text end designation deleted text beginof "flood damaged," "rebuilt,"
"prior salvage," or "reconstructed"
deleted text endnew text begin under this section or section 168A.05, subdivision 3,
168A.151, or 325F.665, subdivision 14, required
new text end on a certificate of title deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end be made
by the registrar of motor vehicles in a clear and conspicuous manner, in a deleted text begincolordeleted text endnew text begin formatnew text end
different from all other writing on the certificate of title.

deleted text begin Subd. 6. deleted text end

deleted text begin Total loss vehicle; definition. deleted text end

deleted text begin For the purposes of this section, "total loss
vehicle" means a vehicle damaged by collision or other occurrence, for which a salvage
certificate of title has been issued. Total loss vehicle does not include a stolen and recovered
vehicle verified by the insurer who declared the vehicle to be a total loss vehicle unless
there is more than minimal damage to the vehicle as determined by the registrar.
deleted text end

deleted text begin Subd. 7. deleted text end

deleted text begin Dealer disclosure. deleted text end

deleted text begin If a licensed motor vehicle dealer offers for sale a vehicle
with a branded title, the dealer shall orally disclose the existence of the brand in the course
of the sales presentation.
deleted text end

deleted text begin Subd. 8. deleted text end

deleted text begin Flood damage; dealer lots. deleted text end

deleted text begin If a motor vehicle, which is part of a licensed motor
vehicle dealer's inventory, has been submerged or flooded above the bottom of the dashboard
while parked on the dealer's lot, the dealer must disclose that fact in writing to any buyer
and must orally disclose that fact in the course of a sales presentation to any prospective
buyer. The buyer must also disclose the existence of the flood damage in writing to any
subsequent buyer.
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Sec. 12.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 325F.665, subdivision 14, is amended to read:


Subd. 14.

Title branding.

(a) Upon transfer and application for title of all vehicles
subject to this section, the registrar of motor vehicles shall record the term "lemon law
vehicle" on the certificate of title and all subsequent certificates of title for that vehicle.

(b) For vehicles with out-of-state titles that bear the term "lemon law vehicle," or any
similar term, the registrar of motor vehicles shall record the term "lemon law vehicle" on
the first Minnesota certificate of title and all subsequent Minnesota certificates of title issued
for that vehicle.

deleted text begin (c) The designation of "lemon law vehicle" on a certificate of title must be made by the
registrar of motor vehicles in a clear and conspicuous manner, in a color different from all
other writing on the certificate of title.
deleted text end

Sec. 13. new text beginREPEALER.
new text end

new text begin Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 168A.01, subdivision 17a; and 325F.6644, new text end new text begin are repealed.
new text end

Sec. 14. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin Unless specified otherwise, this article is effective January 1, 2023.
new text end

APPENDIX

Repealed Minnesota Statutes: H1683-1

168A.01 DEFINITIONS.

Subd. 17a.

Salvage title.

"Salvage title" means a certificate of title that is issued to a vehicle declared a repairable total loss vehicle under section 168A.151 and includes an existing certificate of title that has been stamped with the legend "salvage certificate of title" in accordance with section 168A.151.

325F.6644 APPLICATION.

Subdivision 1.

Damage disclosure.

Section 325F.6641 does not apply to commercial motor vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating of 16,000 pounds or more or to motorcycles.

Subd. 2.

Title branding.

Section 325F.6642 does not apply to (1) commercial motor vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating of 16,000 pounds or more or to motorcycles, other than reconstructed vehicles, as defined in section 168A.01, subdivision 16; and (2) restored pioneer vehicles, as defined in section 168A.01, subdivision 16a.

Repealed Minnesota Rule: H1683-1

8835.0350 FINANCIAL RECORDS.

Subp. 2.

Reports.

At the end of each month of operation, a recipient shall provide the department with a report summarizing cost allocations and operating statistics for the period. Reports must be completed on forms provided or approved by the department and must be submitted no later than the last day of the month following the reporting period. The recipient shall submit to the department the final report for the contract period no later than 90 days after the contract period ends.