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S.F. No. 3254 - School Bus Interim Inspections (First Engrossment)
Author: Senator John R. Jasinski
Prepared By: Alexis C. Stangl, Senate Counsel (651/296-4397)
Date: March 3, 2020


Section 1. Inspection certificate. This section provides a cross reference to the new subdivision in section 2. 

Section 2. Interim inspection; certificate. This section allows a new or used school bus sold by a dealer to operate with an interim inspection certificate until the annual inspection certificate is obtained. The dealer may inspect the bus to determine if it applies with state law. If so, the dealer may affix an interim inspection certificate to the school bus. The interim certificate is valid until the next annual inspection, but must not be valid for more than 12 months. 

Section 3. Violation; penalty. The state patrol enforces the requirements of section 2. A person who operates a bus without a valid inspection certificate is guilty of a misdemeanor.


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