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CHAPTER 272--S.F.No. 3372

An act

relating to traffic regulations; establishing minimum requirements for city's permit program for long-term disability parking;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 169.346, subdivision 5.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 169.346, subdivision 5, is amended to read:

Subd. 5.

Local ordinance; long-term parking.

A statutory or home rule charter city may enact an ordinance establishing a permit program for long-term disability parking. If a city enacts the ordinance, a permit program for long-term disability parking must establish as a minimum:

(1) a limitation on disability parking of a maximum of four hours during the hours of enforcement, on one-hour, 90-minute, and two-hour parking meters;

(2) a requirement for city parking lots and ramps to provide a 50 percent discount on monthly fees for contracted parkers with disabilities or a 50 percent reduction in the hourly rate for parkers with disabilities, with appropriate vehicle identification, who park in designated disability parking spaces; and

(3) issuance of a special needs permit to an employed person with severe disability for an all-day, on-street parking permit that will accommodate the person's access needs.

Presented to the governor May 2, 2008

Signed by the governor May 4, 2008, 3:33 p.m.