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HF 2888

as introduced - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 02/10/2010 03:49pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to crimes; providing penalty for careless driving resulting in death;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.13, by adding a subdivision.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.13, is amended by adding a
subdivision to read:

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Careless driving resulting in death. new text end

new text begin (a) A person who drives, operates, or
halts a vehicle anywhere in this state, carelessly or heedlessly in disregard of the rights or
safety of others, including the driver or passenger of the vehicle, which results in the death
of any person is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.
new text end

new text begin (b) Notwithstanding section 609.035 or 609.04 or other law to the contrary, a
prosecution for or a conviction, juvenile adjudication, or finding of a violation of this
section is not a bar to a conviction, juvenile adjudication, finding of a violation, or
punishment for any other crime, delinquent act, or juvenile petty offense as part of the
same conduct.
new text end