as introduced - 79th Legislature (1995 - 1996) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to crime; making it a felony to flee a peace 1.3 officer by means of a motor vehicle; amending 1.4 Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 609.487, subdivision 1.5 3. 1.6 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.7 Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 609.487, 1.8 subdivision 3, is amended to read: 1.9 Subd. 3. [FLEEING AN OFFICER.] Whoever by means of a motor 1.10 vehicle flees or attempts to flee a peace officer who is acting 1.11 in the lawful discharge of an official duty, and the perpetrator 1.12 knows or should reasonably know the same to be a peace officer, 1.13 is guilty of a felony and may be sentenced to imprisonment for 1.14 not more than one year and one day or to payment of a fine of 1.15 not more than
$3,000$4,000, or both. Whoever violates this 1.16 subdivision a second or subsequent time is guilty of a felony1.17 andmay be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than one year1.18 and one daytwo years or to payment of a fine of not more 1.19 than $3,000$5,000, or both. 1.20 Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 1.21 Section 1 is effective August 1, 1995, and applies to 1.22 crimes committed on or after that date.