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                         Laws of Minnesota 1987 

                         CHAPTER 63-S.F.No. 324 
           An act relating to traffic regulations; removing 
          exemptions regarding alcohol- or controlled 
          substance-related activities of persons engaged in 
          work upon the highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 
          1986, section 169.03, subdivision 6. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 169.03, 
subdivision 6, is amended to read:  
    Subd. 6.  (a) The provisions of this chapter shall not 
apply to persons, motor vehicles, and other equipment while 
actually engaged in work upon the highway, but except as 
provided in paragraphs (b) and (c).  
    (b) This chapter shall apply to those persons and vehicles 
when traveling to or from such work, except that persons 
operating equipment owned, rented or hired by road authorities 
shall be exempt from the width, height and length provisions of 
sections 169.80 and 169.81 and shall be exempt from the weight 
limitations of this chapter while engaged in snow or ice removal 
and while engaged in flood control operations on behalf of the 
state or a local governmental unit. 
    (c) Sections 169.121 to 169.129 apply to persons while 
actually engaged in work upon the highway. 
    Approved May 6, 1987