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                            CHAPTER 495-H.F.No. 2426 
                  An act relating to traffic regulations; allowing any 
                  city to establish citizen enforcement programs to 
                  enforce vehicle parking laws relating to the 
                  physically disabled; amending Minnesota Statutes 1993 
                  Supplement, section 169.346, subdivision 4. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1993 Supplement, section 
        169.346, subdivision 4, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 4.  [LOCAL ORDINANCE; CITIZEN ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM.] A 
        statutory or home rule charter city of the first or second class 
        may, by ordinance, establish a program to enforce the parking 
        restrictions of this section or any similar local ordinance, 
        relating to parking spaces for the physically disabled, by using 
        citizen volunteers to issue citations to violators.  The 
        ordinance shall contain a process for training program 
        participants in the requirements of the law, the method of 
        issuing citations, and other related matters.  Program 
        participants who satisfy the training requirements of the 
        ordinance are authorized to issue citations for violations of 
        this section and are exempt from any other training or licensure 
        requirements imposed on law enforcement officers by chapter 626. 
           Presented to the governor April 20, 1994 
           Signed by the governor April 21, 1994, 12:02 p.m.