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                         Laws of Minnesota 1988 

                        CHAPTER 595-S.F.No. 1610 
           An act relating to advertising devices; providing for 
          specific service signs relating to rural agricultural 
          businesses and places of worship to be displayed along 
          highways; amending Minnesota Statutes 1986, sections 
          160.292, subdivisions 2 and 10; 160.293, subdivisions 
          1 and 3; and 160.295, by adding a subdivision. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 160.292, 
subdivision 2, is amended to read:  
    Subd. 2.  "Specific service sign" means a rectangular sign 
panel not greater than 1-1/2 feet by six feet displaying the 
name of a rural agricultural business, place of worship, motel, 
restaurant, resort, or recreational camping area business name 
and, where appropriate, the direction to and distance to 
the rural agricultural business, camping area, motel, 
restaurant, or resort. 
    Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 160.292, 
subdivision 10, is amended to read:  
    Subd. 10.  "Specific service" means restaurants and rural 
agricultural businesses, places of worship, and motels, resorts, 
or recreational camping areas that provide sleeping 
accommodations for the recreational traveler traveling public. 
    Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 160.293, 
subdivision 1, is amended to read:  
    Subdivision 1.  [PURPOSE.] Specific service signs are to be 
used to create and implement a system of signing for the purpose 
of displaying motel, restaurant, resort and recreational camping 
area specific service information to the traveling public on 
nonfreeway type trunk highways in rural areas.  
    Sec. 4.  Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 160.293, 
subdivision 3, is amended to read:  
    Subd. 3.  [NUMBER OF TRUNK HIGHWAY INTERSECTIONS.] A 
specific service sign for a rural agricultural business, place 
of worship, restaurant, motel, resort or recreational camping 
area is limited to one intersection on the trunk highway system. 
    Sec. 5.  Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 160.295, is 
amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
    Subd. 5.  [RURAL AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS.] A rural 
agricultural business must be open a minimum of eight hours per 
day, six days per week, and 12 months per year.  However, a 
seasonal business may qualify if it is open eight hours per day 
and six days per week during the normal seasonal period. 
    Approved April 21, 1988

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