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HF 465

as introduced - 84th Legislature (2005 - 2006) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 01/27/2005

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to criminal justice; establishing a crime for
interfering with ambulance service personnel who are
providing emergency care; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, section 609.50, subdivision 1.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.50,
subdivision 1, is amended to read:

Subdivision 1.


Whoever intentionally does any of
the following may be sentenced as provided in subdivision 2:

(1) obstructs, hinders, or prevents the lawful execution of
any legal process, civil or criminal, or apprehension of another
on a charge or conviction of a criminal offense;

(2) obstructs, resists, or interferes with a peace officer
while the officer is engaged in the performance of official

(3) interferes with or obstructs the prevention or
extinguishing of a fire, or disobeys the lawful order of a
firefighter present at the fire; deleted text beginor
deleted text end

(4) new text begininterferes with or obstructs a member of an ambulance
service personnel crew, as defined in section 144E.001,
subdivision 3a, who is providing, or attempting to provide,
emergency care; or
new text end

new text begin (5) new text endby force or threat of force endeavors to obstruct any
employee of the Department of Revenue while the employee is
lawfully engaged in the performance of official duties for the
purpose of deterring or interfering with the performance of
those duties.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2005,
and applies to crimes committed on or after that date.
new text end