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This document represents the act as presented to the governor. The version passed by the legislature is the final engrossment. It does not represent the official 2018 session law, which will be available here summer 2018.

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

CHAPTER 135--H.F.No. 1876

An act

relating to data practices; permitting trade associations to access vehicle registration information in certain circumstances;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.6905, subdivision 3; 168.345, subdivision 2.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 13.6905, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

Subd. 3.

Motor vehicle registration.

Various data on motor vehicle registrations are classified under sections 168.327, subdivision 3, and 168.346. Use of vehicle registration data is governed by section 168.345.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 168.345, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

Subd. 2.

Lessees; information.

The commissioner may not furnish information about registered owners of passenger automobiles who are lessees under a lease for a term of 180 days or more to any person except the personnel of law enforcement agencies and trade associations performing a member service under section 604.15, subdivision 4a, and federal, state, and local governmental units, and, at the commissioner's discretion, to persons who use the information to notify lessees of automobile recalls. The commissioner may release information about lessees in the form of summary data, as defined in section 13.02, to persons who use the information in conducting statistical analysis and market research.

Presented to the governor May 10, 2018

Signed by the governor May 14, 2018, 11:59 a.m.

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