The commissioner may procure on the open market a policy of insurance covering the payment of benefits accruing under the Workers' Compensation Act to employees of the Department of Transportation engaged in work on highways other than trunk highways pursuant to any agreements made for such work by the commissioner with any political subdivision or agency of the state.
The commissioner may pay the premiums for any said policy of insurance out of the trunk highway fund. The political subdivision or agency of the state for whom work is performed by employees of the Department of Transportation pursuant to any agreement therefor made with the commissioner shall pay to the trunk highway fund that portion of the premium for said policy of insurance directly attributable to the work performed for it.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes