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HF 2172

1st Engrossment - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 04/06/2021 12:59pm

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

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; establishing fine amount for school bus stop-signal arm
violations and distribution of a portion of fines collected to school districts;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 169.444, subdivision 6, by adding
subdivisions.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 169.444, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Violation; penalty for owner or lessee.

(a) If a motor vehicle is operated in
violation of subdivision 1 or 1a, the owner of the vehicle, or for a leased motor vehicle the
lessee of the vehicle, is guilty of a petty misdemeanornew text begin punishable by a fine of no less than
$300
new text end.

(b) The owner or lessee may not be fined under paragraph (a) if (1) another person is
convicted for that violation, or (2) the motor vehicle was stolen at the time of the violation.

(c) Paragraph (a) does not apply to a lessor of a motor vehicle if the lessor keeps a record
of the name and address of the lessee.

(d) Paragraph (a) does not prohibit or limit the prosecution of a motor vehicle operator
for violating subdivision 1 or 1a.

(e) A violation under paragraph (a) does not constitute grounds for revocation or
suspension of the owner's or lessee's driver's license.

new text begin (f) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the fines collected for violations of this
subdivision must be distributed as provided in subdivision 9.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2021, and applies to violations
that occur on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 169.444, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Fine revenue distribution. new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary,
$250 from each fine collected pursuant to this section must be distributed to the school
district where the violation occurred for use by the school district to purchase, install, or
maintain school bus stop-signal arm camera systems.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2021, and applies to fines collected
on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 169.444, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin Data privacy. new text end

new text begin (a) Data collected through the use of a school bus stop-signal
arm camera system are private data on individuals, as defined in section 13.02, subdivision
12, subject to the following:
new text end

new text begin (1) if the individual requests a copy of the recording, data on other individuals who do
not consent to the data's release must be redacted from the copy;
new text end

new text begin (2) data that are the subject of a violation under this section may be disclosed to a law
enforcement agency;
new text end

new text begin (3) data that are criminal investigative data are governed by section 13.82, subdivision
7; and
new text end

new text begin (4) section 13.04, subdivision 2, does not apply to collection of the data.
new text end

new text begin (b) The owner or operator of a school bus stop-signal arm camera is subject to the
provisions of paragraph (a) and chapter 13 with respect to data collected, created, received,
maintained, or disseminated through the use of a school bus stop-signal arm camera system.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2021, and applies to data collected
on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 169.444, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 11. new text end

new text begin Reporting. new text end

new text begin A school bus driver must report a violation of this section to a
supervisor. The supervisor must report the violation to a law enforcement agency.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2021, and applies to violations
that occur on or after that date.
new text end