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CHAPTER 80--H.F.No. 808

An act

relating to motor vehicles; providing for $2 donation for public information and education on anatomical gifts; creating anatomical gift account; appropriating money;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 168.12, subdivision 5; 171.06, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 171.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 168.12, subdivision 5, is amended to read:

Subd. 5.

Additional fee.

(a) In addition to any fee otherwise authorized or any tax otherwise imposed upon any vehicle, the payment of which is required as a condition to the issuance of any plate or plates, the commissioner shall impose the fee specified in paragraph (b) that is calculated to cover the cost of manufacturing and issuing the plate or plates, except for plates issued to disabled veterans as defined in section 168.031 and plates issued pursuant to section 168.124, 168.125, or 168.27, subdivisions 16 and 17, for passenger automobiles. The commissioner shall issue graphic design plates only for vehicles registered pursuant to section 168.017 and recreational vehicles registered pursuant to section 168.013, subdivision 1g.

(b) Unless otherwise specified or exempted by statute, the following plate and validation sticker fees apply for the original, duplicate, or replacement issuance of a plate in a plate year:

License Plate Single Double
Regular and Disability $ 4.50 $ 6.00
Special $ 8.50 $ 10.00
Personalized (Replacement) $ 10.00 $ 14.00
Collector Category $ 13.50 $ 15.00
Emergency Vehicle Display $ 3.00 $ 6.00
Utility Trailer Self-Adhesive $ 2.50
Vertical Motorcycle Plate $ 100.00 NA
Stickers
Duplicate year $ 1.00 $ 1.00
International Fuel Tax Agreement $ 2.50

(c) For vehicles that require two of the categories above, the registrar shall only charge the higher of the two fees and not a combined total.

(d) As part of procedures for payment of the fee under paragraph (b), the commissioner shall allow a vehicle owner to add to the fee, a $2 donation for the purposes of public information and education on anatomical gifts under section 171.075.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 171.06, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

Subd. 2.

Fees.

(a) The fees for a license and Minnesota identification card are as follows:

Classified Driver's License D-$22.25 C-$26.25 B-$33.25 A-$41.25
Classified Under-21 D.L. D-$22.25 C-$26.25 B-$33.25 A-$21.25
Enhanced Driver's License D-$37.25 C-$41.25 B-$48.25 A-$56.25
Instruction Permit $10.25
Enhanced Instruction Permit $25.25
Provisional License $13.25
Enhanced Provisional License $28.25
Duplicate License or duplicate identification card $11.75
Enhanced Duplicate License or enhanced duplicate identification card $26.75
Minnesota identification card or Under-21 Minnesota identification card, other than duplicate, except as otherwise provided in section 171.07, subdivisions 3 and 3a $16.25
Enhanced Minnesota identification card $31.25

In addition to each fee required in this paragraph, the commissioner shall collect a surcharge of $1.75 until June 30, 2012. Surcharges collected under this paragraph must be credited to the driver and vehicle services technology account in the special revenue fund under section 299A.705.

(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), an individual who holds a provisional license and has a driving record free of (1) convictions for a violation of section 169A.20, 169A.33, 169A.35, or sections 169A.50 to 169A.53, (2) convictions for crash-related moving violations, and (3) convictions for moving violations that are not crash related, shall have a $3.50 credit toward the fee for any classified under-21 driver's license. "Moving violation" has the meaning given it in section 171.04, subdivision 1.

(c) In addition to the driver's license fee required under paragraph (a), the commissioner shall collect an additional $4 processing fee from each new applicant or individual renewing a license with a school bus endorsement to cover the costs for processing an applicant's initial and biennial physical examination certificate. The department shall not charge these applicants any other fee to receive or renew the endorsement.

(d) An application for a Minnesota identification card, instruction permit, provisional license, or driver's license, including an application for renewal, must contain a provision that allows the applicant to add to the fee under paragraph (a), a $2 donation for the purposes of public information and education on anatomical gifts under section 171.075.

Sec. 3.

[171.075] ANATOMICAL GIFTS.

Subdivision 1.

Anatomical gift account.

An anatomical gift account is established in the special revenue fund. The account consist of funds donated under sections 168.12, subdivision 5, and 171.06, subdivision 2, and any other money donated, allotted, transferred, or otherwise provided to the account. Money in the account is annually appropriated to the commissioner for (1) grants under subdivision 2, and (2) administrative expenses in implementing the donation and grant program.

Subd. 2.

Anatomical gift education grants.

(a) The commissioner shall make grants to (1) a Minnesota organ procurement organization that is certified by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; or (2) an entity that is a charitable entity under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, as defined in section 289A.02, subdivision 7, and is dedicated to advocacy for organ, tissue, and eye donation.

(b) From a grant under this section, the recipient shall provide resources and implement programs designed to increase the number of Minnesotans who register to be organ, tissue, and eye donors.

Sec. 4.

REPORT.

The commissioner of public safety shall report to the chairs of the legislative committees having jurisdiction over transportation policy and finance on the receipts and expenditures under Minnesota Statutes, section 171.075. The commission shall submit the report by February 1, 2013.

Sec. 5.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This act is effective January 1, 2012.

Presented to the governor May 23, 2011

Signed by the governor May 24, 2011, 5:06 p.m.