Sections
APPLICABILITY; EXCEPTIONS 169.02 – 169.04
TOWING 169.042
APPLICABILITY; LOCAL OR PRIVATE ROAD 169.045 – 169.05
SIGNS AND SIGNALS 169.06 – 169.08
TRAFFIC COLLISIONS 169.09 – 169.10
RECKLESS OR CARELESS DRIVING 169.13
DRIVING RULES 169.14 – 169.201
PEDESTRIANS 169.202 – 169.22
BICYCLES AND MOTORIZED BICYCLES 169.222 – 169.224
MOTORIZED FOOT SCOOTER 169.225
SAFETY ZONES 169.25
RAILROAD CROSSINGS 169.26 – 169.29
CONTROLLED-ACCESS AND THROUGH HIGHWAYS 169.30 – 169.305
BUS USE OF SHOULDERS 169.306
OTHER TRAFFIC RULES 169.31 – 169.315
STOPPING, PARKING PROVISIONS 169.32 – 169.35
OTHER TRAFFIC RULES 169.37 – 169.43
SCHOOL BUS SAFETY 169.435 – 169.4582
VEHICLE EQUIPMENT, SAFETY 169.46 – 169.75
FIRST AID EQUIPMENT IN POLICE VEHICLES 169.751 – 169.753
TRANSPORTING PRESSURIZED GAS 169.762
VEHICLE INSPECTIONS 169.771 – 169.79
VEHICLE INSURANCE 169.791 – 169.798
REQUIREMENT TO SHOW RENTAL AGREEMENT 169.7995
SIZE, WEIGHT, AND LOAD RESTRICTIONS AND PERMITS 169.80 – 169.88
OFFENSES, PENALTIES, AND JUDICIAL PROVISIONS 169.89 – 169.90
ARREST AND APPEARANCE PROCEDURES 169.91 – 169.93
RECORDS 169.94 – 169.95
UNIFORM INTERPRETATION 169.96
UNIVERSITY TRAFFIC RULES 169.965 – 169.966
CITATION 169.97
DRIVER IMPROVEMENT CLINICS 169.971 – 169.973
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS 169.974 – 169.98
TRAFFIC CITATIONS 169.985 – 169.999
§ 169.011 Definitions

Terms Used In Minnesota Statutes > Chapter 169

  • Adult: means an individual 18 years of age or older. See Minnesota Statutes 645.451
  • Agency: has the meaning given in section 256P. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Appeal: means a written statement from an applicant or participant who requests a hearing under section 256J. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Applicant: means a person who has submitted to a county agency an application and whose application has not been acted upon, denied, or voluntarily withdrawn. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Application: means the submission by or on behalf of a family to a county agency of a completed, signed, and dated form, prescribed by the commissioner, that indicates the desire to receive assistance. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Basic needs: means the minimum personal requirements of subsistence and is restricted to food, clothing, shelter, utilities, and other items for which the loss, or lack of basic needs, is determined by the county agency to pose a direct, immediate threat to the physical health or safety of the applicant or participant. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Caregiver: means a minor child's birth or adoptive parent or parents and stepparent who live in the home with the minor child. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Chair: includes chairman, chairwoman, and chairperson. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • children: includes children by birth or adoption;

    (9) "day" comprises the time from midnight to the next midnight;

    (10) "fiscal year" means the year by or for which accounts are reckoned;

    (11) "hereafter" means a reference to the time after the time when the law containing such word takes effect;

    (12) "heretofore" means a reference to the time previous to the time when the law containing such word takes effect;

    (13) "judicial sale" means a sale conducted by an officer or person authorized for the purpose by some competent tribunal;

    (14) "minor" means an individual under the age of 18 years;

    (15) "money" means lawful money of the United States;

    (16) "night time" means the time from sunset to sunrise;

    (17) "non compos mentis" refers to an individual of unsound mind;

    (18) "notary" means a notary public;

    (19) "now" in any provision of a law referring to other laws in force, or to persons in office, or to any facts or circumstances as existing, relates to the laws in force, or to the persons in office, or to the facts or circumstances existing, respectively, on the effective date of such provision;

    (20) "verified" when used in reference to writings, means supported by oath or affirmation. See Minnesota Statutes 645.45

  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of human services or the commissioner's designated representative. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Commissioner of education-selected high school equivalency: means the high school equivalency certification issued by the commissioner of education as an equivalent to a secondary school diploma under section 124D. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • County agency: means the agency designated by the county board to implement financial assistance for current programs and for MFIP and the agency responsible for enforcement of child support collection, and a county or multicounty agency that is authorized under sections 393. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • County of financial responsibility: means the county that has financial responsibility for providing public assistance as specified in chapter 256G. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • County of residence: means the county where the caregiver has established a home. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • court administrator: means the court administrator of the court in which the action or proceeding is pending, and "court administrator's office" means that court administrator's office. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Date of application: means the date on which the county agency receives an applicant's signed application. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Department: means the Minnesota Department of Human Services. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Documentation: means a written statement or record that substantiates or validates an assertion made by a person or an action taken by a person, agency, or entity. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • DWP: has the meaning given in section 256J. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Excluded time: has the meaning given in section 256G. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Family: includes :

    (1) the following individuals who live together: a minor child or a group of minor children related to each other as siblings, half siblings, stepsiblings, or adoptive siblings, together with their natural, adoptive parents, stepparents, or caregiver as defined in subdivision 11; and

    (2) a pregnant woman with no other children. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03

  • Family violence: means the following, if committed against a family or household member by a family or household member:

    (1) physical harm, bodily injury, or assault;

    (2) the infliction of fear of imminent physical harm, bodily injury, or assault; or

    (3) terroristic threats, within the meaning of section 609. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03

  • Family violence waiver: means a waiver of the 60-month time limit for victims of family violence who meet the criteria in section 256J. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • hearing: means the evidentiary hearing conducted by the department human services judge to resolve disputes as specified in section 256J. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Holiday: includes New Year's Day, January 1; Martin Luther King's Birthday, the third Monday in January; Washington's and Lincoln's Birthday, the third Monday in February; Memorial Day, the last Monday in May; Independence Day, July 4; Labor Day, the first Monday in September; Christopher Columbus Day, the second Monday in October; Veterans Day, November 11; Thanksgiving Day, the fourth Thursday in November; and Christmas Day, December 25; provided, when New Year's Day, January 1; or Independence Day, July 4; or Veterans Day, November 11; or Christmas Day, December 25; falls on Sunday, the following day shall be a holiday and, provided, when New Year's Day, January 1; or Independence Day, July 4; or Veterans Day, November 11; or Christmas Day, December 25; falls on Saturday, the preceding day shall be a holiday. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Home: means the primary place of residence used by a person as the base for day-to-day living and does not include locations used as mail drops. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Household: means a group of persons who live together. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Income: means cash or in-kind benefit, whether earned or unearned, received by or available to an applicant or participant that is not property under section 256P. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Majority: means with respect to an individual the period of time after the individual reaches the age of 18. See Minnesota Statutes 645.451
  • Medical assistance: means the program established under chapter 256B and Title XIX of the Social Security Act. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • MFIP: means the assistance program authorized in this chapter. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • MFIP assistance unit: means a group of mandatory or optional people receiving or applying for MFIP benefits together. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Minor: means an individual under the age of 18. See Minnesota Statutes 645.451
  • Minor caregiver: means a person who:

    (1) is under the age of 18;

    (2) has never been married or otherwise legally emancipated; and

    (3) is either the natural parent of a minor child living in the same household or is eligible for assistance paid to a pregnant woman. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03

  • Minor child: means a child who is living in the same home of a parent or other caregiver, is not the parent of a child in the home, and is either less than 18 years of age or is under the age of 19 years and is a full-time student in a secondary school or pursuing a full-time secondary level course of vocational or technical training designed to fit students for gainful employment. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Minority: means with respect to an individual the period of time during which the individual is a minor. See Minnesota Statutes 645.451
  • Month: means a calendar month and "year" means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed; and "year" is equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Noncustodial parent: means a minor child's parent who does not live in the same home as the child. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Oath: includes "affirmation" in all cases where by law an affirmation may be substituted for an oath; and in like cases "swear" includes "affirm" and "sworn" "affirmed. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Parent: means a child's biological or adoptive parent who is legally obligated to support that child. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Participant: includes any of the following:

    (1) a person who is currently receiving cash assistance or the food portion available through MFIP;

    (2) a person who withdraws a cash or food assistance payment by electronic transfer or receives and cashes an MFIP assistance check or food coupons and is subsequently determined to be ineligible for assistance for that period of time is a participant, regardless whether that assistance is repaid;

    (3) the caregiver relative and the minor child whose needs are included in the assistance payment;

    (4) a person in an assistance unit who does not receive a cash and food assistance payment because the case has been suspended from MFIP;

    (5) a person who receives cash payments under the diversionary work program under section 256J. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03

  • Participation requirements of TANF: means activities and hourly requirements allowed under title IV-A of the federal Social Security Act. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Payment month: means the calendar month for which the assistance payment is paid. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Person trained in domestic violence: means an individual who works for an organization that is designated by the Minnesota Center for Crime Victims Services as providing services to victims of domestic violence, or a county staff person who has received similar specialized training, and includes any other person or organization designated by a qualifying organization under this section. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Recertification: means the periodic review of eligibility factors to determine an assistance unit's continued eligibility. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • Sanction: means the reduction of a family's assistance payment by a specified percentage of the MFIP standard of need because: a nonexempt participant fails to comply with the requirements of sections 256J. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • seal: includes an impression thereof upon the paper alone, as well as an impression on a wafer, wax, or other substance thereto attached. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Small business: means a business entity organized for profit, including but not limited to any individual, partnership, corporation, joint venture, association or cooperative, which entity:

    (1) is not an affiliate or subsidiary of a business dominant in its field of operation; and

    (2) has 20 or fewer full-time employees; or

    (3) in the preceding fiscal year has not had more than the equivalent of $1,000,000 in annual gross revenues; or

    (4) if the business is a technical or professional service, shall not have had more than the equivalent of $2,500,000 in annual gross revenues in the preceding fiscal year. See Minnesota Statutes 645.445

  • state: extends to and includes the District of Columbia and the several territories. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Tax: means any fee, charge, exaction, or assessment imposed by a governmental entity on an individual, person, entity, transaction, good, service, or other thing. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Verification: means the process a county agency uses to establish the accuracy or completeness of information from an applicant, participant, third party, or other source as that information relates to program eligibility or an assistance payment. See Minnesota Statutes 162.03
  • verified: when used in reference to writings, means supported by oath or affirmation. See Minnesota Statutes 645.45
  • Violate: includes failure to comply with. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44