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    Subdivision 1. Responsibility; Department of Public Safety. The Department of Public
Safety has the primary responsibility for school transportation safety. The commissioner or
the commissioner's designee shall serve as state director of pupil transportation according to
subdivision 3.
    Subd. 2.[Expired]
    Subd. 3. Pupil transportation safety director. (a) The commissioner of public safety or the
commissioner's designee shall serve as pupil transportation safety director.
(b) The duties of the pupil transportation safety director shall include:
(1) overseeing all department activities related to school bus safety;
(2) assisting in the development, interpretation, and implementation of laws and policies
relating to school bus safety;
(3) supervising preparation of the School Bus Inspection Manual; and
(4) in conjunction with the Department of Education, assisting school districts in developing
and implementing comprehensive transportation policies.
History: 1994 c 647 art 12 s 13; 1Sp1995 c 3 art 16 s 13; 1Sp1997 c 4 art 12 s 6; 1Sp2003
c 9 art 12 s 17