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169.4475 SPECIAL EVENT SCHOOL BUS USE.

Subdivision 1.Temporary use authority.

A pupil transport entity that meets the requirements of this section may operate a school bus for which the entity has paid registration tax under section 168.013, subdivision 18, to provide transportation that is not pupil transportation without reregistration of the bus, issuance of new plates, or payment of additional taxes and fees under chapter 168.

Subd. 2.Requirements.

A pupil transport entity may operate a school bus under this section if:

(1) the transportation is performed under an agreement with a tax exempt entity under section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code, as defined in section 289A.02, subdivision 7, solely to transport participants in conjunction with a special event of up to two days organized or substantially sponsored by the tax exempt entity; and

(2) the pupil transportation entity meets the requirements of a motor carrier of passengers under chapter 221, including but not limited to use of a temporary vehicle identification card under section 221.132 for the school bus.

Subd. 3.School bus equipment.

Notwithstanding section 169.448, subdivision 1, a school bus operated under this section may:

(1) be painted national school bus glossy yellow; and

(2) be equipped with a stop-signal arm, prewarning flashing amber signals, and flashing red signals.

History:

2013 c 102 s 5