Wednesday, March 26, 2008

rick and the quad are heading north

[sorry, rick--couldn't find yours!]
H.F. No. 3849, as introduced - 85th Legislative Session (2007-2008) Posted on Mar 05, 2008
A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; permitting passengers on a multipassenger bicycle to consume; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 169A.35, subdivision 6. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 169A.35, subdivision 6, is amended to read: Subd. 6. Exceptions. (a) This section does not prohibit the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by passengers in: (1) a bus that is operated by a motor carrier of passengers, as defined in section 221.011, subdivision 48 ; or (2) a vehicle that is operated for commercial purposes in a manner similar to a bicycle as defined in section 169.01, subdivision 51, with three or more passengers who provide pedal power to the drive train of the vehicle; or (3) a vehicle providing limousine service as defined in section 221.84, subdivision 1.(b) Subdivisions 3 and 4 do not apply to a bottle or receptacle that is in the trunk of the vehicle if it is equipped with a trunk, or that is in another area of the vehicle not normally occupied by the driver and passengers if the vehicle is not equipped with a trunk. However, a utility compartment or glove compartment is deemed to be within the area occupied by the driver and passengers.

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