as introduced - 83rd Legislature (2003 - 2004) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
|Introduction||Posted on 05/13/2003|
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to firearms; providing that persons with 1.3 permits are not allowed to carry a firearm in 1.4 government buildings; proposing coding for new law in 1.5 Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624. 1.6 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.7 Section 1. [624.7144] [PERMITS TO CARRY PISTOLS; 1.8 OFF-LIMITS IN GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS.] 1.9 (a) A person authorized to carry a pistol under section 1.10 624.714 is nevertheless not permitted to carry or possess a 1.11 firearm in a government building. 1.12 (b) A person who violates paragraph (a) is guilty of a 1.13 gross misdemeanor. 1.14 (c) This section does not apply to: 1.15 (1) an on-duty security guard; 1.16 (2) a person while in a parking lot or parking ramp; or 1.17 (3) a person engaged in training or a course related to 1.18 firearm safety or operation. 1.19 (d) As used in this section, "government building" means a 1.20 building or structure owned or leased by the state, a city, 1.21 county, school district, township, unit of regional government, 1.22 sanitary district, or other political subdivision of this state. 1.23 [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective May 28, 2003, 1.24 and applies to crimes committed on or after that date.