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SF 851

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 08/26/2015 01:23pm

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to veterans; appropriating money to public safety for a grant for training
community safety personnel about the use of de-escalation techniques.


Section 1. new text beginDE-ESCALATION TRAINING.
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new text begin $100,000 in fiscal year 2016 and $100,000 in fiscal year 2017 are appropriated
from the general fund to the commissioner of public safety for training state and local
community safety personnel in the use of crisis de-escalation techniques. When
selecting a service provider for this training, the commissioner must consult with the
director of the Minnesota Peace Officer Standards and Training Board, and may consult
with any postsecondary institution, any state or local governmental official, or any
nongovernmental authority the commissioner determines to be relevant. Among any
other criteria the commissioner may establish for the selection, the training provider must
have a demonstrated understanding of the transitions and challenges that veterans may
experience during their re-entry into society following combat service. The commissioner
must ensure that training opportunities provided are reasonably distributed statewide.
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