1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 571, the first engrossment, as follows:
1.2Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

1.3    "Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.011, is amended by adding a
1.4subdivision to read:
1.5    Subd. 40a. Mini truck. (a) "Mini truck" means a motor vehicle that has four
1.6wheels; is propelled by an electric motor with a rated power of 7,500 watts or less or an
1.7internal combustion engine with a piston displacement capacity of 660 cubic centimeters
1.8or less; has a total dry weight of 900 to 2,200 pounds; contains an enclosed cabin and a
1.9seat for the vehicle operator; commonly resembles a pickup truck or van, including a cargo
1.10area or bed located at the rear of the vehicle; and was not originally manufactured to meet
1.11federal motor vehicle safety standards required of motor vehicles in the Code of Federal
1.12Regulations, title 49, sections 571.101 to 571.404, and successor requirements.
1.13(b) A mini truck does not include:
1.14(1) a neighborhood electric vehicle or a medium-speed electric vehicle; or
1.15(2) a motor vehicle that meets or exceeds the regulations in the Code of Federal
1.16Regulations, title 49, section 571.500, and successor requirements.

1.17    Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.045, is amended to read:
1.19    Subdivision 1. Designation of roadway, permit. The governing body of any
1.20county, home rule charter or statutory city, or town may by ordinance authorize the
1.21operation of motorized golf carts, or four-wheel all-terrain vehicles, or mini trucks, on
1.22designated roadways or portions thereof under its jurisdiction. Authorization to operate
1.23a motorized golf cart or, four-wheel all-terrain vehicle, or mini truck is by permit only.
1.24For purposes of this section, a four-wheel all-terrain vehicle is a motorized flotation-tired
1.25vehicle with four low-pressure tires that is limited in engine displacement of less than 800
2.1cubic centimeters and total dry weight less than 600 pounds, and a mini truck has the
2.2meaning given in section 169.011, subdivision 40a.
2.3    Subd. 2. Ordinance. The ordinance shall designate the roadways, prescribe the
2.4form of the application for the permit, require evidence of insurance complying with the
2.5provisions of section 65B.48, subdivision 5 and may prescribe conditions, not inconsistent
2.6with the provisions of this section, under which a permit may be granted. Permits may
2.7be granted for a period of not to exceed one year, and may be annually renewed. A
2.8permit may be revoked at any time if there is evidence that the permittee cannot safely
2.9operate the motorized golf cart or, four-wheel all-terrain vehicle, or mini truck on the
2.10designated roadways. The ordinance may require, as a condition to obtaining a permit,
2.11that the applicant submit a certificate signed by a physician that the applicant is able to
2.12safely operate a motorized golf cart or, four-wheel all-terrain vehicle, or mini truck on
2.13the roadways designated.
2.14    Subd. 3. Times of operation. Motorized golf carts and four-wheel all-terrain
2.15vehicles may only be operated on designated roadways from sunrise to sunset. They shall
2.16not be operated in inclement weather or when visibility is impaired by weather, smoke, fog
2.17or other conditions, or at any time when there is insufficient light to clearly see persons
2.18and vehicles on the roadway at a distance of 500 feet.
2.19    Subd. 4. Slow-moving vehicle emblem. Motorized golf carts shall display
2.20the slow-moving vehicle emblem provided for in section 169.522, when operated on
2.21designated roadways.
2.22    Subd. 5. Crossing intersecting highways. The operator, under permit, of a
2.23motorized golf cart or, four-wheel all-terrain vehicle, or mini truck may cross any street or
2.24highway intersecting a designated roadway.
2.25    Subd. 6. Application of traffic laws. Every person operating a motorized golf cart
2.26or, four-wheel all-terrain vehicle, or mini truck under permit on designated roadways has
2.27all the rights and duties applicable to the driver of any other vehicle under the provisions
2.28of this chapter, except when those provisions cannot reasonably be applied to motorized
2.29golf carts or, four-wheel all-terrain vehicles, or mini trucks and except as otherwise
2.30specifically provided in subdivision 7.
2.31    Subd. 7. Nonapplication of certain laws. The provisions of chapter 171 are
2.32applicable to persons operating mini trucks, but are not applicable to persons operating
2.33motorized golf carts or four-wheel all-terrain vehicles under permit on designated
2.34roadways pursuant to this section. Except for the requirements of section 169.70, the
2.35provisions of this chapter relating to equipment on vehicles is are not applicable to
3.1motorized golf carts or four-wheel all-terrain vehicles operating, under permit, on
3.2designated roadways.
3.3    Subd. 8. Insurance. In the event persons operating a motorized golf cart or,
3.4 four-wheel, all-terrain vehicle, or mini truck under this section cannot obtain liability
3.5insurance in the private market, that person may purchase automobile insurance, including
3.6no-fault coverage, from the Minnesota Automobile Assigned Risk Insurance Plan under
3.7sections 65B.01 to 65B.12 at a rate to be determined by the commissioner of commerce.

3.8    Sec. 3. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.045, is amended by adding a subdivision
3.9to read:
3.10    Subd. 7a. Required equipment on mini trucks. Notwithstanding sections 169.48
3.11to 169.68, or any other law, a mini truck may be operated under permit on designated
3.12roadways if it is equipped with:
3.13(1) at least two headlamps;
3.14(2) at least two taillamps;
3.15(3) front and rear turn-signal lamps;
3.16(4) an exterior mirror mounted on the driver's side of the vehicle and either (i) an
3.17exterior mirror mounted on the passenger's side of the vehicle or (ii) an interior mirror;
3.18(5) a windshield;
3.19(6) a seat belt for the driver and front passenger; and
3.20(7) a parking brake.

3.21    Sec. 4. EFFECTIVE DATE.
3.22This act is effective August 1, 2009, and expires on July 31, 2012."
3.23Delete the title and insert:
3.24"A bill for an act
3.25relating to transportation; regulating use and operation of mini trucks on public
3.26roadways;amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.011, by adding a
3.27subdivision; 169.045."