1st Engrossment - 79th Legislature (1995 - 1996) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to corrections; prohibiting correctional 1.3 inmates from applying for name changes more than once 1.4 during an inmate's confinement; proposing coding for 1.5 new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 259. 1.6 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.7 Section 1. [259.12] [CORRECTIONAL INMATES; NAME CHANGES; 1.8 LIMITED.] 1.9 During an inmate's confinement in a correctional facility, 1.10 as defined in section 241.021, subdivision 1, clause (5), an 1.11 inmate may request a name change under section 259.10 only once, 1.12 and may proceed in forma pauperis only when the failure to allow 1.13 the name change would infringe on a constitutional right of an 1.14 inmate.