language to be deleted (2) new language
relating to transportation; requiring drivers to stop vehicles at the direction of a school bus flagger; providing that bus driver is not subject to seat belt fines arising out of violations by certain passengers;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 169.06, by adding a subdivision; 169.686, subdivision 1.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
(a) Except as provided in section 169.685, a properly adjusted and fastened seat belt, including both the shoulder and lap belt when the vehicle is so equipped, shall be worn by the driver and passengers of a passenger vehicle, commercial motor vehicle, type III vehicle, and type III Head Start vehicle.
(b) A person who is 15 years of age or older and who violates paragraph (a) is subject to a fine of $25. The driver of the vehicle in which a violation occurs is subject to a $25 fine for each violation of paragraph (a) by the driver or by a passenger under the age of 15, but the court may not impose more than one surcharge under section 357.021, subdivision 6, on the driver. The Department of Public Safety shall not record a violation of this subdivision on a person's driving record.
Presented to the governor May 24, 2016
Signed by the governor May 31, 2016, 10:13 a.m.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes