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                             CHAPTER 12-S.F.No. 75 
                  An act relating to motor carriers; exempting household 
                  goods movers from fixed compensation requirement when 
                  doing certain charitable work; amending Minnesota 
                  Statutes 2004, section 221.171, subdivision 2. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 221.171, 
        subdivision 2, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 2.  [EXCEPTION EXEMPTIONS; HOUSEHOLD GOODS.] (a) A 
        person engaged in the transportation of household goods for the 
        federal government or an agency of the federal government or the 
        transportation of household goods for the state government or an 
        agency of the state government where competitive bids are 
        required by law is exempt from subdivision 1.  
           (b) A person engaged in the transportation of household 
        goods at the request of a nonprofit charitable organization that 
        qualifies for tax exemption under section 501(c)(3) of the 
        Internal Revenue Code is exempt from subdivision 1 when the 
        transportation is in furtherance of the organization's 
        charitable purpose.  A person engaged in the transportation of 
        household goods for a charitable organization may conduct the 
        transportation without restriction to the geographic area the 
        carrier is authorized to serve under section 221.121. 
           [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective the day 
        following final enactment. 
           Presented to the governor March 17, 2005 
           Signed by the governor March 19, 2005, 9:30 a.m.