as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
A bill for an act
relating to public safety; rescinding the authority granted to postsecondary
institutions to establish policy regarding the carrying and possession of firearms
by students on public postsecondary institution property; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2006, section 624.714, subdivision 18.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 624.714, subdivision 18, is amended to
(a) An employer, whether
public or private, may establish policies that restrict the carry or possession of firearms by
its employees while acting in the course and scope of employment. Employment related
civil sanctions may be invoked for a violation.
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(b) A public postsecondary institution regulated under chapter 136F or 137 may
establish policies that restrict the carry or possession of firearms by its students while on
the institution's property. Academic sanctions may be invoked for a violation.
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deleted text begin (c)deleted text endnew text beginnew text end Notwithstanding deleted text beginparagraphsdeleted text endnew text beginnew text end (a) deleted text beginand (b)deleted text end, an employer deleted text beginor a
postsecondary institutiondeleted text end may not prohibit the lawful carry or possession of firearms in a
parking facility or parking area.