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CHAPTER 25-H.F.No. 57 An act relating to drivers' licenses; including certain crimes against children as disqualifying offenses for purposes of school bus endorsements on drivers' licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 171.3215, subdivision 1. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 171.3215, subdivision 1, is amended to read: Subdivision 1. [DEFINITIONS.] (a) As used in this section, the following terms have the meanings given them. (b) "School bus driver" means a person possessing a school bus driver's endorsement on a valid Minnesota driver's license or a person possessing a valid Minnesota driver's license who drives a vehicle with a seating capacity of ten or less persons used as a school bus. (c) "Disqualifying offense" includes (1) any felony offense, (2) any misdemeanor, gross misdemeanor, or felony violation of chapter 152,
or(3) any violation under section 609.3451, 609.746, subdivision 1, or617.23, 617.246, 617.247, or 617.293, or (4) while driving, operating, or being in physical control of a school bus or a Head Start bus, a violation of section 169A.20 or a similar statute or ordinance from another state. (d) "Head Start bus driver" means a person possessing a valid Minnesota driver's license: (1) with a passenger endorsement, who drives a Head Start bus; (2) with a school bus driver's endorsement, who drives a Head Start bus; or (3) who drives a vehicle with a seating capacity of ten or fewer persons used as a Head Start bus. Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICABILITY.] Section 1 is effective June 1, 2001, and applies to offenses committed before, on, or after that date. Presented to the governor April 11, 2001 Signed by the governor April 13, 2001, 1:50 p.m.