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    Subdivision 1. Rules. The commissioner of public safety shall adopt rules governing the
operation of school buses used for transportation of school children, when owned or operated by
a school or privately owned and operated under a contract with a school, and these rules must
be made a part of that contract by reference. Each school, its officers and employees, and each
person employed under the contract is subject to these rules.
    Subd. 2. Enforcement. The operation of a school bus on the public streets or highways in
violation of rules concerning the operation of school buses adopted by the commissioner under
subdivision 1 is a misdemeanor. The State Patrol shall enforce rules adopted under subdivision 1
when a school bus is operated on a public street or highway.
History: 1994 c 647 art 12 s 22; 1Sp2003 c 9 art 12 s 18