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221.172 SHIPPING DOCUMENT.

Subdivision 1.Hazardous material bill of lading.

A person who transports a hazardous material by motor vehicle shall conform to the requirements of Code of Federal Regulations, title 49, with respect to shipping documents.

Subd. 2.Hazardous waste manifest.

A person who transports a hazardous waste by motor vehicle shall carry in the vehicle a hazardous waste manifest which conforms to the requirements of Minnesota Rules, chapter 7045.

Subd. 3.Household goods mover.

(a) A household goods mover shall keep a record of each shipment transported under a permit. A record may consist of one or more documents, including a bill of lading, freight bill, manifest, delivery receipt, or other document. If it consists of more than one document, the documents constituting a shipment record must be available for inspection together.

(b) A record must show the:

(1) names of the consignor and consignee;

(2) date of shipment;

(3) origin and destination points;

(4) description of the freight;

(5) weight, volume, or measurement of the freight, if applicable to the rating of the freight;

(6) exact rate or rates assessed;

(7) total charges due, including the nature and amount of any charges for special service; and

(8) the name of each carrier participating in the transportation.

Subd. 4.

[Repealed, 2009 c 64 s 57]

Subd. 5.

[Repealed, 2009 c 64 s 57]

Subd. 6.

[Repealed, 2009 c 64 s 57]

Subd. 7.

[Repealed, 2009 c 64 s 57]

Subd. 8.

[Repealed, 2009 c 64 s 57]

Subd. 9.

[Repealed, 1999 c 238 art 2 s 92]

Subd. 10.Retained three years.

A shipping document or record described in subdivision 2 or 3, or a copy of it, must be retained by the carrier for at least three years from the date on the shipping document or record. A carrier may keep a shipping record described in subdivision 3 by any technology that prevents the alteration, modification, or erasure of the underlying data and will enable production of an accurate and unaltered paper copy. A carrier shall keep a shipping record in a manner that will make it readily accessible and shall have a means of identifying and producing a legible paper copy for inspection by the commissioner upon request.