language to be deleted (2) new language
CHAPTER 71-S.F.No. 348 An act relating to motor vehicles; clarifying power to appoint motor vehicle deputy registrars; amending Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 373.35, subdivision 1. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 373.35, subdivision 1, is amended to read: Subdivision 1. The county auditor shall serve as the director of the county license bureau or, if the auditor chooses not to serve, the county board shall appoint any other county officer or employee, or any other person, to serve as the director upon the terms and conditions the county board deems advisable. The county board shall set the compensation of the director and may provide for the expenses of the office including the premium of any bond required to be furnished by the director. The director shall have the powers and duties imposed on the county officer who previously had the authority to issue or process the application for any license referred to in section 373.32. Notwithstanding section 168.33, subdivision 2, the commissioner of public safety may appoint, and for cause discontinue, the director as the deputy registrar of motor vehicles in the county.
If appointed a deputy registrar the director shall have the same authority as a county auditor to appoint one or more deputy registrars as provided in section 168.33, subdivision 2.If the director is a deputy registrar, all provisions of section 168.33 and Minnesota Rules, chapter 7406, apply to a county license bureau. Presented to the governor April 18, 1995 Signed by the governor April 19, 1995, 2:16 p.m.
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