1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 2685, as amended by the delete-everything
1.2amendment (H2685DE1), as follows:
1.3Page 22, after line 29, insert:

1.4    "Sec. 29. Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 169.86, subdivision 3b, is amended to read:
1.5    Subd. 3b. Escort vehicles. The commissioner or local authority shall specify in
1.6the permit:
1.7(1) the minimum number of escort vehicles required to escort the overdimensional
1.8load; and
1.9(2) whether the operators of the escort vehicles must be certified licensed peace
1.10officers, or may be overdimensional load escort drivers who hold a current certificate under
1.11section 299D.085, or may be civilian escort drivers as provided under section 299D.085.
1.12EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective on the effective date of this
1.13subdivision under Laws 2010, chapter 311, section 4."
1.14Page 28, after line 3, insert:

1.15    "Sec. 37. Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 299D.085, subdivision 1, is amended to
1.17    Subdivision 1. Definition. For purposes of this section, the following terms have
1.18the meanings given them:
1.19(1) "civilian escort driver" means an individual who is at least 18 years of age,
1.20holds a valid driver's license for the type of vehicle being operated, and does not hold an
1.21overdimensional load escort driver certificate under this section; and
1.22(2) "overdimensional load" is a vehicle or combination of vehicles of a size or
1.23weight of vehicle or load exceeding the maximum specified in chapter 169, or otherwise
1.24not in conformity with the provisions of chapter 169.
1.25EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective on the effective date of this
1.26subdivision under Laws 2010, chapter 311, section 4.

2.1    Sec. 38. Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 299D.085, is amended by adding a
2.2subdivision to read:
2.3    Subd. 2a. Civilian escort driver. (a) A civilian escort driver who meets those
2.4requirements established as of January 1, 2012, to provide overdimensional load escorts
2.5under Minnesota Statutes and under policies and regulations of the Department of
2.6Public Safety and the Department of Transportation, is exempt from the requirements of
2.7subdivisions 2, 3, and 5.
2.8(b) A civilian escort driver may not operate under this subdivision if the
2.9overdimensional load:
2.10(1) extends over the centerline of a roadway; or
2.11(2) is routed to travel the wrong way on a road.
2.12EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective on the effective date Minnesota
2.13Statutes, section 299D.085, subdivisions 1 to 4, under Laws 2010, chapter 311, section 4."
2.14Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.15Amend the title accordingly