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SF 2322

1st Engrossment - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 05/16/2014 02:25pm

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A bill for an act
relating to civil actions; regulating certain human rights actions; requiring jury
trials; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 363A.33, subdivision 6.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 363A.33, subdivision 6, is amended to read:

Subd. 6.

District court jurisdiction.

Any action brought pursuant to this section
shall be filed in the district court of the county wherein the unlawful discriminatory
practice is alleged to have been committed or where the respondent resides or has a
principal place of business.

deleted text begin Any action brought pursuant to this chapter shall be heard and determined by a
judge sitting without a jury.
deleted text end new text begin A person bringing a civil action seeking redress for an unfair
discriminatory practice or a respondent is entitled to a jury trial.
new text end

If the court new text begin or jurynew text end finds that the respondent has engaged in an unfair discriminatory
practice, it shall issue an order new text begin or verdictnew text end directing appropriate relief as provided by
section 363A.29, subdivisions 3 to 6.

When the court issues an order providing for payment to the state of a civil penalty
pursuant to section 363A.29, subdivisions 3 to 6, it shall serve a copy of that order upon
the attorney general at the same time as it makes service upon the parties.