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7410.0100 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.

Scope.

For the purposes of parts 7410.0100 to 7410.0600, the following terms have the meanings given them.

Subp. 1a.

Commissioner.

"Commissioner" means the commissioner of public safety of the state of Minnesota acting directly through its duly authorized officers and agents.

Subp. 1b.

Department.

"Department" means the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Driver and Vehicle Services Division, and includes those persons appointed as deputy registrars and agents of the department.

Subp. 2.

Driver's license and vehicle records.

"Driver's license and vehicle records" includes all applications for:

A.

drivers' licenses;

B.

instruction permits;

C.

Minnesota identification cards;

D.

motorized bicycle operator permits; and

E.

vehicle certificates of title and vehicle registration.

Subp. 2a.

Enhanced driver's license or EDL.

"Enhanced driver's license" or "EDL" has the meaning given in Minnesota Statutes, section 171.01, subdivision 31a.

Subp. 2b.

Enhanced identification card or EID.

"Enhanced identification card" or "EID" has the meaning given in Minnesota Statutes, section 171.01, subdivision 31b.

Subp. 3.

Full name.

"Full name" means:

A.

for drivers' licenses, permits, identification cards, and vehicle certificates of title and registration by an owner who is an individual, an individual's first name, one or more middle names if listed on the primary document, and one or more last names as they appear on a primary document; and

B.

for vehicle certificates of title and registration by an owner that is an entity or organization other than an individual, the full name of the sole proprietorship, unincorporated association, partnership, limited partnership, limited liability partnership, corporation, limited liability company, cooperative, business trust, or other private or governmental organization, which is that name attested to by the applicant and either:

(1)

the name filed or registered with the Secretary of State; or

(2)

if no filing or registration has been made or none is required with the Secretary of State, the name listed as the federal taxpayer identification name.

Subp. 4.

First name.

"First name" means the name that appears first in an individual's full name or is the individual's first given name.

Subp. 4a.

Identification card.

"Identification card" means the card issued by the department under Minnesota Statutes, section 171.07, subdivision 3, to provide identification. An identification card does not provide for any driving privileges.

Subp. 4b.

Last name.

"Last name" means the final name or surname on a primary document. When the final two names are connected with a hyphen, it is both names connected by the hyphen.

Subp. 5.

Middle name.

"Middle name" means:

A.

the name or names between an individual's first name and last name; or

B.

pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 171.06, subdivision 3a, the applicant's last name before marriage.

Subp. 6.

[Repealed, 23 SR 832]

Subp. 7.

Owner.

"Owner" has the meaning given in Minnesota Statutes:

A.

section 168.002, subdivision 28, for purposes of vehicle registration, taxation, and sale; and

B.

section 168A.01, subdivision 13, for purposes of vehicle certificates of title.

Subp. 8.

Permit.

"Permit" means:

A.

an instruction permit issued under Minnesota Statutes, section 171.05; or

B.

a motorized bicycle permit issued under Minnesota Statutes, sections 171.02, subdivision 3, and 171.05, subdivision 3.

Subp. 9.

Person.

"Person" has the meaning given in Minnesota Statutes:

A.

section 171.01, subdivision 45, with respect to vehicle registration; and

B.

section 168A.01, subdivision 14, with respect to vehicle titles.

Subp. 10.

Primary document.

"Primary document" means a document listed in part 7410.0400, subpart 2, containing an individual's full name and date of birth and verifiable with the issuing entity.

Subp. 10a.

Professional license.

"Professional license" means any requirement by law to be licensed or registered by the state to carry on or practice a trade, employment, occupation, or profession within the state and any requirement by law to renew the license or certificate of registration at stated intervals and to pay a fee for such renewal on or before a specified date or be subject to revocation of the license or certificate or other penalties.

Subp. 11.

Registration.

"Registration" means the issuance of vehicle license plates and tabs according to Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

Subp. 12.

Residence address and permanent mailing address.

For purposes of drivers' licenses, enhanced drivers' licenses, permits, identification cards, and enhanced identification cards, "residence address" and "permanent mailing address" mean the postal address of the permanent domicile within this state where an individual:

A.

resides;

B.

intends to reside within 30 calendar days after the date of application; or

C.

intends to return whenever absent.

Subp. 13.

Secondary document.

"Secondary document" means a document listed in part 7410.0400, subpart 3.

Subp. 14.

Title.

"Title" means the certificate of title issued by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168A.

Subp. 14a.

Utility services.

"Utility services" includes landline telephone, mobile phone, electric light, gas or delivered fuel, garbage collection, or water for which a person receives an invoice for service on a recurring basis.

Subp. 15.

Vehicle.

"Vehicle" has the meaning given in Minnesota Statutes, section 168A.01, subdivision 24.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 14.06; 14.131 to 14.20; 168.10; 168.105; 168A.04; 168A.24; 171.01; 171.02; 171.03; 171.04; 171.06; 171.061; 171.07; 171.071; 171.14; 299A.01; L 2010 c 316 s 17

History:

9 SR 1252; 23 SR 832; 28 SR 314; 36 SR 1353

Published Electronically:

October 14, 2013

700 State Office Building, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155 ♦ Phone: (651) 296-2868 ♦ TTY: 1-800-627-3529 ♦ Fax: (651) 296-0569