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    Laws of Minnesota 1993 

                        CHAPTER 199-S.F.No. 1380 
           An act relating to commerce; regulating heavy and 
          utility equipment dealership agreements; including 
          truck parts within the scope of coverage; defining 
          terms; amending Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 
          325E.068, subdivision 2, and by adding subdivisions. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 325E.068, 
subdivision 2, is amended to read: 
    Subd. 2.  [HEAVY AND UTILITY EQUIPMENT.] "Heavy and utility 
equipment," "heavy equipment," or "equipment" means equipment 
and parts for equipment including but not limited to: 
    (1) excavators, crawler tractors, wheel loaders, 
compactors, pavers, backhoes, hydraulic hammers, cranes, fork 
lifts, compressors, generators, attachments and repair parts for 
them, and other equipment, including attachments and repair 
parts, used in all types of construction of buildings, highways, 
airports, dams, or other earthen structures or in moving, stock 
piling, or distribution of materials used in such construction, 
excluding self-propelled machines designed primarily for the 
transportation of persons or property on a street or highway; or 
    (2) trucks and truck parts. 
    Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 325E.068, is 
amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
    Subd. 6.  [TRUCK.] "Truck" means a motor vehicle designed 
and used for carrying things other than passengers, a truck 
tractor as defined in section 168.011, subdivision 12, and a 
semitrailer as defined in section 168.011, subdivision 14.  
"Truck" does not include a pickup truck or van with a 
manufacturer's nominal rated carrying capacity of three-fourths 
ton or less. 
    Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 325E.068, is 
amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
    Subd. 7.  [TRUCK PARTS.] "Truck parts" means all integral 
and body parts of a truck, the removal, alteration, or 
substitution of which would substantially alter its appearance, 
model, type, or mode of operation. 
    Presented to the governor May 12, 1993 
    Signed by the governor May 14, 1993, 10:05 p.m.