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HF 2609

as introduced - 93rd Legislature (2023 - 2024) Posted on 04/03/2023 04:03pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; modifying regulation of machine guns; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 609.67, subdivision 2.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 609.67, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Acts prohibited.

new text begin (a) new text end Except as otherwise provided herein, whoever owns,
possesses, or operates a machine gun, new text begin or new text end any trigger activator or machine gun conversion
kitdeleted text begin , or a short-barreled shotgundeleted text end may be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than deleted text begin fivedeleted text end new text begin
20
new text end years or to payment of a fine of not more than deleted text begin $10,000deleted text end new text begin $35,000new text end , or both.

new text begin (b) Except as otherwise provided herein, whoever owns, possesses, or operates a
short-barreled shotgun may be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than five years or
to payment of a fine of not more than $10,000, or both.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2023, and applies to offenses
that occur on or after that date.
new text end