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                         Laws of Minnesota 1987 

                        CHAPTER 112-S.F.No. 607 
           An act relating to traffic regulations; peace officers;
          authorizing peace officers to inspect for regulated 
          tires; amending Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 
          169.725.  
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 169.725, is 
amended to read:  
    169.725 [ENFORCEMENT.] 
    Any officer of the Minnesota state patrol, at any time, 
upon If a peace officer has reasonable cause to believe that a 
passenger automobile is equipped with tires in violation of 
sections 169.721 to 169.727, or of the rules promulgated 
hereunder adopted under section 169.722, the officer may require 
the operator of the passenger automobile to stop and submit the 
passenger automobile to an inspection.  If the inspection 
discloses that the tires of the passenger automobile are in 
violation, the officer may issue a citation for such the 
violation, and such the defect shall must be corrected 
forthwith as soon as possible.  For purposes of this section, 
"peace officer" means a state trooper, a county sheriff, a 
deputy sheriff, and a municipal police officer. 
    Approved May 14, 1987