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609B.235 DRIVING AND LICENSE VIOLATIONS; PLATE IMPOUNDMENT.

Subdivision 1.Scope.

The collateral sanctions found in this section are codified in section 169A.60.

Subd. 2.Plate impoundment.

When a person is arrested for or charged with a plate impoundment violation, the commissioner of public safety may issue an impoundment order. Under section 169A.60, subdivision 1, paragraph (d), "plate impoundment violation" includes:

(1) a violation of section 169A.20, 169A.52, or 171.177 resulting in revocation of a person's driver's license within ten years of a qualified prior impaired driving incident;

(2) a license disqualification under section 171.165 resulting from violation of section 169A.52 or 171.177 within ten years of a qualified prior impaired driving incident;

(3) a violation of section 169A.20, 169A.52, or 171.177 while having an alcohol concentration of 0.20 percent or more measured at the time or within two hours of the time of offense;

(4) a violation of section 169A.20, 169A.52, or 171.177 while having a child under the age of 16 in the vehicle if the child is more than 36 months younger than the offender; or

(5) a violation of section 171.241 by a person whose driver's license has been canceled under section 171.04, subdivision 1, clause (10), inimical to public safety.