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HF 698

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/07/2019 04:26pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/04/2019

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; prohibiting local units of government from disarming
peace officers who are in good standing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018,
section 626.8452, by adding a subdivision.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 626.8452, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Prohibition on disarming local law enforcement officers. new text end

new text begin Unless expressly
authorized under another section of law, a mayor, city council, county board, or chief law
enforcement officer may not disarm a peace officer who is in good standing and not currently
under investigation or subject to disciplinary action.
new text end