1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 2685, the delete everything amendment
1.2(H2685DE1), as follows:
1.3Page 33, after line 3, insert:

1.5    Subdivision 1. Pilot program authorized. Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes,
1.6section 473.408, subdivision 2a, or any other law to the contrary, replacement service
1.7transit providers operating under Minnesota Statutes, section 473.388, may establish a
1.8pilot program that adds a distance-based surcharge to standard transit fares.
1.9    Subd. 2. Pilot program restrictions. (a) A replacement service transit provider
1.10exercising its authority under subdivision 1 may only impose a distance-based surcharge
1.11on routes with a total length greater than 15 miles.
1.12(b) Any distance-based surcharge imposed must be prorated on the basis of the
1.13distance traveled by the rider paying the surcharge.
1.14    Subd. 3. Reporting requirements. By August 1 of each year a pilot program is
1.15in effect, the replacement service transit provider imposing the distance-based surcharge
1.16shall submit to the chairs and ranking minority members of the house of representatives
1.17and senate committees having jurisdiction over transportation policy and finance a
1.18report detailing the activities of the pilot program. The report shall include information
1.19specifying the total revenue collected from the distance-based surcharge and the average
1.20surcharge collected per rider, analyzing any impact the surcharge has had on the fare
1.21policy considerations under Minnesota Statutes, section 473.408, subdivision 2, and any
1.22other information requested by the chairs of the house of representatives and senate
1.23committees having jurisdiction over transportation policy and finance.
1.24EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment
1.25and expires on January 1, 2016."
2.1Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.2Amend the title accordingly