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                             CHAPTER 92-H.F.No. 723 
                  An act relating to traffic regulations; exempting 
                  occupants of certain motor vehicles from seat belt 
                  law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 
                  169.686, subdivision 2. 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 169.686, 
        subdivision 2, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 2.  [SEAT BELT EXEMPTIONS.] This section shall not 
        apply to: 
           (1) a person driving a passenger vehicle in reverse; 
           (2) a person riding in a seat in which all the seating 
        positions equipped with safety belts are occupied by other 
           (3) a person who is in possession of a written certificate 
        from a licensed physician verifying that because of medical 
        unfitness or physical disability the person is unable to wear a 
        seat belt; 
           (4) a person who is actually engaged in work that requires 
        the person to alight from and reenter a passenger motor vehicle 
        at frequent intervals and who, while engaged in that work, does 
        not drive or travel in that vehicle at a speed exceeding 25 
        miles per hour; 
           (5) a rural mail carrier of the United States Postal 
        Service while in the performance of duties; 
           (6) a person driving or riding in a passenger vehicle 
        manufactured before January 1, 1965; and 
           (7) a person driving or riding in a pickup truck, as 
        defined in section 168.011, subdivision 29, while engaged in 
        normal farming work or activity. 
           Presented to the governor May 20, 2003 
           Signed by the governor May 23, 2003, 3:35 p.m.

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