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                            CHAPTER 98-S.F.No. 1056 
                  An act relating to drivers' licenses; modifying 
                  certain annual requirements relating to school bus 
                  drivers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 
                  171.321, subdivision 5. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 171.321, 
        subdivision 5, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 5.  [ANNUAL EVALUATION AND LICENSE VERIFICATION.] (a) 
        A school district's pupil transportation safety director, the 
        chief administrator of a nonpublic school, or a private 
        contractor shall certify annually to the school board or 
        governing board of a nonpublic school that, at minimum, each 
        school bus driver meets the school bus driver training 
        competencies under subdivision 4.  A school district, nonpublic 
        school, or private contractor also shall provide in-service 
        training annually to each school bus driver.  
           (b) A school district, nonpublic school, or private 
        contractor shall annually verify the validity of the driver's 
        license of each person who transports students for the district 
        with the National Drivers Register or with the department of 
        public safety. 
           Presented to the governor May 11, 2001 
           Signed by the governor May 15, 2001, 2:02 p.m.