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CHAPTER 96--S.F.No. 3084

An act

relating to transportation; amending requirements governing small vehicle passenger service ordinances that regulate pedicabs;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 221.091, subdivision 2; 368.01, subdivision 12; 412.221, subdivision 20.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 221.091, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

Subd. 2.

Small vehicle passenger service.

(a) A statutory or home rule charter city that licenses and regulates small vehicle passenger service must do so by ordinance. The ordinance must, at a minimum, provide for driver qualifications, insurance, vehicle safety, and periodic vehicle inspections.

(b) A statutory or home rule charter city that has adopted an ordinance complying with this subdivision may enforce the registration requirement in section 221.021.

(c) A statutory or home rule charter city that regulates, by ordinance, pedicabs, rickshaws, or other similar vehicles used for passenger service may permit authorized vehicles to be equipped with an electric motor that meets the requirements for an electric-assisted bicycle under section 169.011, subdivision 27, clause (3).

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 368.01, subdivision 12, is amended to read:

Subd. 12.

Taxis, haulers, car renters.

The town board may by ordinance license and regulate baggage wagons, dray drivers, taxicabs, and automobile rental agencies and liveries. At a minimum, an ordinance to license or regulate taxicabs or small vehicle passenger service must provide for driver qualifications, insurance, vehicle safety, and periodic vehicle inspections. An ordinance that regulates pedicabs, rickshaws, or other similar vehicles used for passenger service may permit authorized vehicles to be equipped with an electric motor that meets the requirements for an electric-assisted bicycle under section 169.011, subdivision 27, clause (3).

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 412.221, subdivision 20, is amended to read:

Subd. 20.

Taxis, haulers, car renters.

The council shall have power by ordinance to license and regulate baggage wagons, dray drivers, taxicabs, and automobile rental agencies and liveries. At a minimum, An ordinance to license or regulate taxicabs or small vehicle passenger service must provide for driver qualifications, insurance, vehicle safety, and periodic vehicle inspections meet the requirements under section 221.091, subdivision 2.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Presented to the governor May 5, 2016

Signed by the governor May 6, 2016, 3:21 p.m.

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