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HF 4792

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 04/19/2022 09:51am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to crime; limiting mitigated departure in sentencing when person convicted
of crime resulting in death; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 609.


Section 1.

new text begin [609.1075] OFFENSE RESULTING IN DEATH; SENTENCE.
new text end

new text begin When a person is convicted of a crime that results in the death of another person, the
court may not impose an executed sentence that is a mitigated durational or dispositional
departure from the presumptive sentence under the Sentencing Guidelines or a waiver of
any statutory mandatory minimum for that crime except when the mitigated durational or
dispositional departure or waiver is agreed to by the prosecutor in consultation with the next
of kin of the deceased person.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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