171.20 MINNESOTA LICENSE REQUIRED; CONDITIONS, FEES.
Subdivision 1.[Repealed, 1993 c 266 s 34
Subd. 2. Operation after revocation, suspension, cancellation, or disqualification.
A resident or nonresident whose driver's license or right or privilege to operate a motor vehicle
in this state has been suspended, revoked, or canceled, shall not operate a motor vehicle in this
state under license, permit, or registration certificate issued by any other jurisdiction or otherwise
during the suspension, or after the revocation until Minnesota driving privileges are reinstated.
(b) A resident or nonresident who has been disqualified from holding a commercial driver's
license or been denied the privilege to operate a commercial motor vehicle in this state shall not
operate a commercial motor vehicle in this state under license, permit, or registration certificate
issued by any other jurisdiction or otherwise during the disqualification period until Minnesota
commercial driving privileges are reinstated.
Subd. 3. Driver improvement clinic.
The commissioner may require, before reissuing a
license which has been revoked or suspended, that the licensee complete a course of study at
an approved driver improvement clinic or, in the case of a licensee who is age 18 or younger,
a youth-oriented driver improvement clinic. The commissioner may not require the licensee to
complete such a course unless an approved driver improvement clinic or youth-oriented driver
improvement clinic is located within 35 miles of the licensee's residence. For purposes of this
section "an approved driver improvement clinic" means a clinic whose curriculum and mode of
instruction conform to standards promulgated by the commissioner.
Subd. 4. Reinstatement fee.
(a) Before the license is reinstated, (1) an individual whose
driver's license has been suspended under section
171.16, subdivisions 2 and 3
, or who has been disqualified from holding a commercial driver's license under section
, and (2) an individual whose driver's license has been suspended under section
and who is not exempt from such a fee, must pay a fee of $20.
(b) Before the license is reinstated, an individual whose license has been suspended under
must pay a $20 reinstatement fee.
(c) When fees are collected by a licensing agent appointed under section
handling charge is imposed in the amount specified under section
171.061, subdivision 4
reinstatement fee and surcharge must be deposited in an approved state depository as directed
171.061, subdivision 4
(d) Reinstatement fees collected under paragraph (a) for suspensions under sections
171.18, subdivision 1
, clause (10), must be deposited in the special revenue
fund and are appropriated to the Peace Officer Standards and Training Board for peace officer
training reimbursement to local units of government.
(e) A suspension may be rescinded without fee for good cause.
History: (2720-145e) 1939 c 401 s 20; 1961 c 44 s 1; 1965 c 711 s 6; 1969 c 9 s 32; 1969
c 118 s 2; 1980 c 520 s 3; 1983 c 127 s 1; 1985 c 291 s 22; 1989 c 228 s 3; 1989 c 307 s 31;
1995 c 265 art 2 s 20; 1Sp1997 c 2 s 55; 1998 c 388 s 27; 1998 c 405 s 7; 2000 c 426 s 28; 2002
c 344 s 4; 1Sp2003 c 19 art 2 s 39; 2004 c 295 art 1 s 13; 2005 c 136 art 18 s 12; 1Sp2005 c
6 art 2 s 42; 2007 c 143 art 3 s 7