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HF 1025

as introduced - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 02/28/2013 11:38am

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

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Introduction Posted on 02/28/2013

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A bill for an act
relating to game and fish; modifying requirements for firearms safety certificate;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 97B.015, subdivision 5a.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 97B.015, subdivision 5a, is amended to
read:


Subd. 5a.

Exemption for military personnel.

new text begin(a) new text endNotwithstanding subdivision
5, a person who has successfully completed basic training in the United States armed
forces is exempt from the range and shooting exercise portion of the required course of
instruction for the firearms safety certificate. The commissioner may require written proof
of the person's military training, as deemed appropriate for implementing this subdivision.
The commissioner shall publicly announce this exemption from the range and shooting
exercise requirement and the availability of the department's onlinedeleted text begin,deleted text end remote study option
for adults seeking firearms safety certification. Military personnel are not exempt from
any other requirement of this section for obtaining a firearms safety certificate.

new text begin (b) A person exempt from the range and shooting exercise portion of the required
course of instruction for the firearms safety certificate under paragraph (a) may complete
the wildlife identification portion of the required course through the department's online
remote study option and need not meet with an instructor to fulfill the course requirements
and obtain a firearms safety certificate.
new text end