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SF 1874

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 04/03/2012 08:34am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; extending the felony of fraudulent or other improper
finance statements to include retaliation against a sheriff or county recorder for
performance of official duties regarding real property; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2010, section 609.7475, subdivision 3.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 609.7475, subdivision 3, is amended to
read:


Subd. 3.

Penalties.

(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), a person who violates
subdivision 2 is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.

(b) A person who violates subdivision 2 is guilty of a felony and may be sentenced
to imprisonment for not more than five years or to payment of a fine of not more than
$10,000, or both, if the person:

(1) commits the offense with intent to influence or otherwise tamper with a juror
or a judicial proceeding or with intent to retaliate againstnew text begin:
new text end

new text begin (i) new text end a judicial officer, as defined in section 609.415deleted text begin, ordeleted text endnew text begin;
new text end

new text begin (ii) new text end a prosecutor, defense attorney, or officer of the court, because of that person's
performance of official duties in connection with a judicial proceedingnew text begin;
new text end

new text begin (iii) a sheriff or deputy sheriff because of that person's performance of official duties
in connection with a sheriff's sale of real property; or
new text end

new text begin (iv) a county recorder because of that person's performance of official duties in
connection with the filing of liens placed on real property
new text end; or

(2) commits the offense after having been previously convicted of a violation
of this section.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2012, and applies to
offenses committed on or after that date.
new text end