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CHAPTER 251--S.F.No. 3069
An act
relating to motor vehicles; requiring commissioner of public safety to
issue special 2008 U.S. Women's Open temporary permits.

    Subdivision 1. Definitions. (a) "Committee" means the 2008 U.S. Women's Open
    (b) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of public safety.
    Subd. 2. Issuance and design. Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
168.1293, upon the request of the committee, the commissioner shall issue to the
committee a minimum of 250 special temporary permits for use in connection with
the 2008 United States Golf Association Women's Open Championship. The special
temporary permits must be of a design approved by the commissioner after consultation
with the committee. The permits may be displayed only on a passenger vehicle, the use
of which has been donated for the open championship by the vehicle manufacturer. The
permits are valid from the date of issuance until July 4, 2008.
    Subd. 3. Fees. The commissioner shall collect a fee of $10 for each pair of special
temporary permits issued under this section. All fees received under this section must
be deposited in the special revenue fund and credited to the vehicle services operating
    Subd. 4. Application. In requesting special temporary permits under this section,
the committee shall provide the following information to the commissioner at least 60
days before the start of the period for which the permits are requested:
    (1) the dates of the period for which the permits are requested;
    (2) the name, address, and telephone number of an authorized representative of
the committee;
    (3) the quantity of permits requested; and
    (4) a certification that the insurance required under Minnesota Statutes, section
65B.49, subdivision 3, will be provided for each vehicle for which special temporary
permits are provided under this section.
    Subd. 5. Liability. If a parking violation citation is issued for a violation committed
by a driver of a vehicle displaying special temporary permits issued under this section,
the committee is liable for the amount of fine, penalty assessment, late payment penalty,
or cost of warrants issued in connection with the violation unless, within 15 days after
receiving knowledge of the violation, the committee provides to the issuing authority the
following information to the extent available: the driver's full name; home address; local
address, if any; license number; and employer's name and address. If the committee
is relieved of liability under this subdivision, the person who committed the violation
remains liable for the violation.
EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment.
Presented to the governor April 28, 2008
Signed by the governor April 30, 2008, 3:20 p.m.

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