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HF 3294

as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; expanding identity theft crime to include using
another's identity to obtain employment; providing a criminal penalty; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 609.527, by adding a subdivision.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 609.527, is amended by adding a
subdivision to read:

new text begin Subd. 2a. new text end

new text begin Identity theft to obtain employment crime. new text end

new text begin A person who transfers,
possesses, or uses an identity that is not the person's own, with the intent to obtain or assist
another in obtaining employment, is guilty of a crime and, unless a greater penalty is
provided in subdivision 3, 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, 2008, and applies to crimes
committed on or after that date.
new text end