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                            CHAPTER 191-S.F.No. 1639 
                  An act relating to offender rehabilitation; exempting 
                  the licensing of certain taxicab drivers from the 
                  requirements of chapter 364; amending Minnesota 
                  Statutes 1998, section 364.09. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 364.09, is 
        amended to read: 
           364.09 [EXCEPTIONS.] 
           (a) This chapter does not apply to the licensing process 
        for peace officers; to law enforcement agencies as defined in 
        section 626.84, subdivision 1, paragraph (h); to fire protection 
        agencies; to eligibility for a private detective or protective 
        agent license; to the licensing and background study process 
        under chapter 245A; to eligibility for school bus driver 
        endorsements; to eligibility for special transportation service 
        endorsements; or to eligibility for a commercial driver training 
        instructor license, which is governed by section 171.35 and 
        rules adopted under that section; or to the licensing by 
        political subdivisions of taxicab drivers, if the applicant for 
        the license has been discharged from sentence for a conviction 
        within the ten years immediately preceding application of a 
        violation of any of the following: 
           (1) sections 609.185 to 609.21, 609.221 to 609.223, or 
        609.342 to 609.3451; 
           (2) any provision of chapter 152 that is punishable by a 
        maximum sentence of 15 years or more; or 
           (3) a violation of chapter 169 involving driving under the 
        influence, leaving the scene of an accident, or reckless or 
        careless driving. 
        This chapter also shall not apply to eligibility for juvenile 
        corrections employment, where the offense involved child 
        physical or sexual abuse or criminal sexual conduct.  
           (b) This chapter does not apply to a school district or to 
        eligibility for a license issued or renewed by the board of 
        teaching or the state board of education.  
           (c) Nothing in this section precludes the Minnesota police 
        and peace officers training board or the state fire marshal from 
        recommending policies set forth in this chapter to the attorney 
        general for adoption in the attorney general's discretion to 
        apply to law enforcement or fire protection agencies. 
           (d) This chapter does not apply to a license to practice 
        medicine that has been denied or revoked by the board of medical 
        practice pursuant to section 147.091, subdivision 1a. 
           Sec. 2.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
           Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment 
        and applies to all license applications pending before a 
        political subdivision. 
           Presented to the governor May 18, 1999 
           Signed by the governor May 21, 1999, 10:18 a.m.