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HF 3399

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 02/14/2022 01:58pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; requiring intent as element of crime of transfer of human
immunodeficiency virus from one person to another person; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2020, section 609.2241, subdivision 2.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 609.2241, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Crime.

new text begin(a) new text endIt is a crime, which may be prosecuted under section 609.17, 609.185,
609.19, 609.221, 609.222, 609.223, 609.2231, or 609.224, for a person who knowingly
harbors an infectious agentnew text begin, other than human immunodeficiency virus,new text end to transfernew text begin this agent
to another person
new text end, if the crime involved:

(1) sexual penetration with another person without having first informed the other person
that the person has a communicable disease;

(2) transfer of blood, sperm, organs, or tissue, except as deemed necessary for medical
research or if disclosed on donor screening forms; or

(3) sharing of nonsterile syringes or needles for the purpose of injecting drugs.

new text begin (b) It is a crime for a person who knowingly harbors the human immunodeficiency virus
to intentionally transfer the virus to the body of another person by using a mode of
transmission under paragraph (a), clauses (1) to (3).
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2022, and applies to crimes
committed on or after that date.
new text end