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Minnesota Session Laws - 2013, Regular Session

Key: (1) language to be deleted (2) new language

CHAPTER 140--H.F.No. 316

An act

relating to transportation; motor vehicles; amending fees for certain motor vehicle titling transactions; appropriating money;

amending 2013 S.F. No. 671, article 1, section 12, subdivision 3, if enacted; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

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

Section 1.

[169.868] SPECIAL FREIGHT DISTRIBUTION PERMIT.

Subdivision 1.

Six-axle vehicles.

(a) A road authority may issue an annual permit for a vehicle or combination of vehicles with a combination of six or more axles to haul freight and to be operated with a gross vehicle weight up to:

(1) 90,000 pounds; and

(2) 99,000 pounds during the period set by the commissioner under section 169.826, subdivision 1.

(b) The fee for a permit issued under this subdivision is $300.

Subd. 2.

Seven-axle vehicles.

(a) A road authority may issue an annual permit for a vehicle or combination of vehicles with a combination of seven or more axles to haul freight and to be operated with a gross vehicle weight up to:

(1) 97,000 pounds; and

(2) 99,000 pounds during the period set by the commissioner under section 169.826, subdivision 1.

(b) The fee for a permit issued under this subdivision is $500.

Subd. 3.

Restrictions.

Vehicles issued permits under this section must comply with all requirements and restrictions in section 169.865, subdivision 3. A vehicle may be operated under a permit issued under this section only to haul freight to or from a distribution facility that is:

(1) constructed on or after July 1, 2013; and

(2) located within the Department of Transportation District 4.

Subd. 4.

Deposit of revenues.

Revenue from the permits issued by the commissioner under this section must be deposited in the bridge inspection and signing account as provided under section 169.86, subdivision 5b.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Sec. 2.

2013 S.F. No. 671, article 1, section 12, subdivision 3, if enacted, is amended to read:

Subd. 3.

Criminal Apprehension

47,588,000 47,197,000
Appropriations by Fund
General 42,315,000 42,924,000
Special Revenue 3,000,000 2,000,000
State Government Special Revenue 7,000 7,000
Trunk Highway 2,266,000 2,266,000
(a) DWI Lab Analysis; Trunk Highway Fund

Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 161.20, subdivision 3, $1,941,000 each year is from the trunk highway fund for laboratory analysis related to driving-while-impaired cases.

(b) Criminal History System

$50,000 the first year and $580,000 the second year from the general fund and, notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 299A.705, subdivision 4, $3,000,000 the first year and $2,000,000 the second year from the vehicle services account in the special revenue fund are to replace the state criminal history system. This is a onetime appropriation and is available until expended. Of this amount, $2,980,000 the first year and $2,580,000 the second year are for a onetime transfer to the Office of Enterprise Technology for start-up costs. Service level agreements must document all project-related transfers under this paragraph. Ongoing operating and support costs for this system shall be identified and incorporated into future service level agreements.

The commissioner is authorized to use funds appropriated under this paragraph for the purposes specified in paragraph (c).

The general fund base for this program is $4,930,000 in fiscal year 2016 and $417,000 in fiscal year 2017.

(c) Criminal Reporting System

$1,360,000 the first year and $1,360,000 the second year from the general fund are to replace the state's crime reporting system. This is a onetime appropriation and is available until expended. Of these amounts, $1,360,000 the first year and $1,360,000 the second year are for a onetime transfer to the Office of Enterprise Technology for start-up costs. Service level agreements must document all project-related transfers under this paragraph. Ongoing operating and support costs for this system shall be identified and incorporated into future service level agreements.

The commissioner is authorized to use funds appropriated under this paragraph for the purposes specified in paragraph (b).

The base funding for this program is $1,360,000 in fiscal year 2016 and $380,000 in fiscal year 2017.

(d) Forensic Laboratory

$125,000 the first year and $125,000 the second year from the general fund and, notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 161.20, subdivision 3, $125,000 the first year and $125,000 the second year from the trunk highway fund are to replace forensic laboratory equipment at the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

$200,000 the first year and $200,000 the second year from the general fund and, notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 161.20, subdivision 3, $200,000 the first year and $200,000 the second year from the trunk highway fund are to improve forensic laboratory staffing at the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

(e) Livescan Fingerprinting

$310,000 the first year and $389,000 the second year from the general fund are to maintain Livescan fingerprinting machines. This is a onetime appropriation.

(f) General Fund Base

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension's general fund base is reduced by $1,720,000 in fiscal year 2014 and $2,329,000 in fiscal year 2015 to reflect onetime appropriations.

(g)(f) Report

If the vehicle services special revenue account accrues an unallocated balance in excess of 50 percent of the previous fiscal year's expenditures, the commissioner of public safety shall submit a report to the chairs and ranking minority members of the house of representatives and senate committees with jurisdiction over transportation and public safety policy and finance. The report must contain specific policy and legislative recommendations for reducing the fund balance and avoiding future excessive fund balances. The report is due within three months of the fund balance exceeding the threshold established in this paragraph.

Sec. 3.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

Unless otherwise provided, section 2 takes effect at the time the provision being corrected takes effect.

Presented to the governor May 22, 2013

Signed by the governor May 24, 2013, 2:38 p.m.

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