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S.F. No. 79 - Driver's License Agent in New Brighton
Author: Senator Carolyn Laine
Prepared By: Krista Boyd, Senate Fiscal Analyst (651/296-7681)
Date: February 14, 2017


This bill expands the driver’s license agent authority of the city of New Brighton by allowing a full-service driver licensing office at New Brighton city hall. This expanded authority is granted notwithstanding certain provisions in state law and administrative rules governing appointment of agents, including criteria for locating agent offices and the requirement to refer appointments to a county board.

The bill states that the required appointment be made by the Commissioner of Public Safety within two weeks of receipt of appointment application.

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