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SF 3378

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 02/25/2022 10:25am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; modifying the concealed carry of firearms; banning
possession of large capacity ammunition magazines, ghost guns, and other weapons;
prohibiting the open carry of firearms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections
609.66, subdivision 1g; 609.666; 624.712, by adding subdivisions; 624.714,
subdivisions 2, 2a, 3, 4, 6, 7, 7a, 8, 8a, 11a, 12, 12a, 14, 16, 17, 18, 21, by adding
a subdivision; 624.7181, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 624.

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

ARTICLE 1

POSSESSION AND TRANSFER OF FIREARMS

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 609.66, subdivision 1g, is amended to read:


Subd. 1g.

Felony; possession in deleted text begincourthouse or certaindeleted text end statenew text begin and local publicnew text end
buildings.

(a) A person who commits either of the following acts 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:

(1) possesses a dangerous weapon, ammunition, or explosives within any courthouse
complex; or

(2) possesses a dangerous weapon, ammunition, or explosives in any state building
within the Capitol Area described in chapter 15B, other than the National Guard Armory.

new text begin (b) A person who possesses a dangerous weapon, ammunition, or explosives in or on
public property owned by a local government without permission from the county, city, or
town acting through its governing body is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.
new text end

deleted text begin (b)deleted text endnew text begin (c)new text end Unless a person is otherwise prohibited or restricted by other law to possess a
dangerous weapon, this subdivision does not apply to:

(1) licensed peace officers or military personnel who are performing official duties;

deleted text begin (2) persons who carry pistols according to the terms of a permit issued under section
624.714 and who so notify the sheriff or the commissioner of public safety, as appropriate;
deleted text end

deleted text begin (3)deleted text endnew text begin (2)new text end persons who possess dangerous weapons for the purpose of display as
demonstrative evidence during testimony at a trial or hearing or exhibition in compliance
with advance notice and safety guidelines set by the sheriff deleted text beginordeleted text endnew text begin,new text end the commissioner of public
safetynew text begin, or the political subdivision's chief law enforcement officer, executive or administrative
officer, or governing board
new text end; deleted text beginor
deleted text end

deleted text begin (4)deleted text endnew text begin (3)new text end persons who possess dangerous weapons in a courthouse complex with the express
consent of the county sheriff deleted text beginordeleted text endnew text begin;
new text end

new text begin (4)new text end who possess dangerous weapons in a state building with the express consent of the
commissioner of public safetydeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin;
new text end

new text begin (5) persons who possess firearms on state or local property where hunting or target, trap,
or skeet shooting is allowed; or
new text end

new text begin (6) persons who possess firearms on public property other than a courthouse complex
if the property is expressly identified in an ordinance of the county, city, or town acting
through its governing body or with the express consent of the political subdivision's chief
law enforcement officer, executive or administrative officer, or governing board.
new text end

deleted text begin (c) For purposes of this subdivision, the issuance of a permit to carry under section
624.714 constitutes notification of the commissioner of public safety as required under
paragraph (b), clause (2).
deleted text end

new text begin (c) Unless a person is otherwise prohibited or restricted by other law to possess a firearm,
the prohibition in paragraph (a), clause (2), does not apply to persons authorized to carry a
pistol under section 624.714, while the person is: (1) in a motor vehicle, or (2) outside of a
motor vehicle to directly place a firearm in, or retrieve it from, the trunk or rear area of the
vehicle.
new text end

new text begin (d) For the purposes of this subdivision, "public property" has the meaning given in
section 624.72, subdivision 2.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2022, and applies to crimes
committed on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 609.666, is amended to read:


609.666 NEGLIGENT STORAGE OF FIREARMS.

Subdivision 1.

Definitions.

For purposes of this section, the following words have the
meanings given.

(a) "Firearm" means a device designed to be used as a weapon, from which is expelled
a projectile by the force of any explosion or force of combustion.

(b) "Child" means a person under the age of 18 years.

new text begin (c) "Ineligible person" means a resident or household guest who is prohibited from
possessing a firearm under section 624.713.
new text end

deleted text begin (c) "Loaded" means the firearm has ammunition in the chamber or magazine, if the
magazine is in the firearm, unless the firearm is incapable of being fired by a child who is
likely to gain access to the firearm.
deleted text end

new text begin (d) "Safely store" means:
new text end

new text begin (1) the firearm is placed in a secure storage container that is specifically designed for
the safe storage of firearms and fully enclosed and locked; or
new text end

new text begin (2) locked with a safety device installed or incorporated into the design of the firearm
that prevents the firearm from being operated without first deactivating the device.
new text end

Subd. 2.

Access to firearms.

deleted text beginAdeleted text endnew text begin Unless reasonable action is taken to safely store a firearm,
a
new text end person deleted text beginis guilty of a gross misdemeanordeleted text end who negligently storesnew text begin, keeps,new text end or leaves a deleted text beginloadeddeleted text end
firearm in a location where the person knows, or reasonably should know, thatnew text begin an ineligible
person is able to gain access or
new text end a child new text beginwithout the permission of the person new text endis deleted text beginlikelydeleted text endnew text begin ablenew text end
to gain accessdeleted text begin, unless reasonable action is taken to secure the firearm against access by the
child.
deleted text endnew text begin is guilty of a:
new text end

new text begin (1) misdemeanor;
new text end

new text begin (2) gross misdemeanor if the ineligible person or child takes and uses the firearm; or
new text end

new text begin (3) felony if the ineligible person or child takes and uses the firearm resulting in the
injury or death of that person or child or another person.
new text end

Subd. 3.

Limitations.

Subdivision 2 does not apply tonew text begin:
new text end

new text begin (1) an ineligible person's ornew text end a child's access to firearms that was obtained as a result of
an unlawful entrydeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin ; or
new text end

new text begin (2) a person who is carrying the firearm or when it is within close proximity that the
person can readily retrieve and use the firearm as if the person was carrying the firearm.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.712, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 13. new text end

new text begin Carry. new text end

new text begin "Carry" means to carry a pistol on or about a person in a public place,
as defined in section 624.7181, subdivision 1, in a manner that completely or mostly conceals
the firearm from the ordinary sight of another person and view of the public.
new text end

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.712, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 14. new text end

new text begin Large-capacity magazine. new text end

new text begin "Large-capacity magazine" means any ammunition
feeding device with the capacity to accept more than ten rounds, or any conversion kit, part,
or combination of parts from which this type of device can be assembled if those parts are
in the possession or under the control of the same person. Large-capacity magazine does
not mean any of the following:
new text end

new text begin (1) a feeding device that has been permanently altered so that it cannot accommodate
more than ten rounds;
new text end

new text begin (2) a .22 caliber tube ammunition feeding device; or
new text end

new text begin (3) a tubular magazine that is contained in a lever-action firearm.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2022.
new text end

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.712, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 15. new text end

new text begin .50 caliber or larger firearm. new text end

new text begin ".50 caliber or larger firearm" means a firearm
that is capable of expelling a metal projectile that measures one-half inch or larger in diameter
but does not include an antique or replica firearm that uses black powder.
new text end

Sec. 6.

new text begin [624.7134] LIABILITY INSURANCE REQUIRED FOR CARRYING A
PISTOL.
new text end

new text begin (a) A person who is applying for a permit to carry a pistol shall obtain, and during
ownership continuously maintain, a policy of liability insurance specifically covering any
damages resulting from any negligent or willful acts involving the carrying of the firearm.
No permit to carry shall be issued unless the applicant provides proof of insurance.
new text end

new text begin (b) A person with an existing permit to carry on the effective date of this section shall
obtain the insurance required by this section by January 15, 2023.
new text end

new text begin (c) The commissioner of commerce shall set a minimum amount of coverage satisfactory
to the commissioner.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end

Sec. 7.

new text begin [624.7139] PISTOLS; OPEN DISPLAY; PENALTY.
new text end

new text begin (a) Except as otherwise provided by law and paragraph (b) or (c), it is a misdemeanor
for a person to openly carry a pistol on or about the person's self in a public place, as defined
in section 624.7181, subdivision 1.
new text end

new text begin (b) It is not a crime for a person with a permit to carry under section 624.714, and who
is lawfully concealing the pistol, to briefly and openly display the pistol to the ordinary
sight of another person, unless the firearm is intentionally displayed in an angry or threatening
manner, and not in necessary self-defense.
new text end

new text begin (c) It is not a crime for a licensed peace officer or an on-duty licensed security guard
with a permit to carry under section 624.714 to openly carry the pistol.
new text end

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.714, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Where application made; authority to issue permit; criteria; scope.

(a)
Applications by Minnesota residents for permits to carry shall be made new text beginto the chief of police
of an organized full-time police department of the municipality in which the applicant resides
or
new text endto the county sheriff deleted text beginwhere the applicant residesdeleted text endnew text begin if there is no local chief of policenew text end.
Nonresidents, as defined in section 171.01, subdivision 42, may apply to any sheriff.

(b) deleted text beginUnless a sheriff denies a permit under the exception set forth in subdivision 6,
paragraph (a), clause (3),
deleted text end Anew text begin chief of police ornew text end sheriff mustnew text begin notnew text end issue a permit to an applicant
deleted text begin ifdeleted text endnew text begin unlessnew text end the person:

(1) has training in the safe new text beginownership, storage, transport, and new text enduse of a deleted text beginpistoldeleted text endnew text begin firearm,
including at a minimum responsibility and strategies for retreating or deescalating a
potentially lethal encounter and legal restrictions on the use of deadly force in a course that
meets the standards in subdivision 2a, paragraph (b)
new text end;

new text begin (2) has passed the firearm safety test under subdivision 2b, paragraph (b);
new text end

new text begin (3) has proof of liability insurance under section 624.7134 for the carrying of a pistol;
new text end

deleted text begin (2)deleted text endnew text begin (4)new text end is at least 21 years old and a citizen or a permanent resident of the United States;

deleted text begin (3)deleted text endnew text begin (5)new text end completes an application for a permit;

deleted text begin (4)deleted text endnew text begin (6)new text end is not prohibited from possessing a firearm under the following sections:

(i) 518B.01, subdivision 14;

(ii) 609.224, subdivision 3;

(iii) 609.2242, subdivision 3;

(iv) 609.749, subdivision 8;

(v) 624.713;

(vi) 624.719;

(vii) 629.715, subdivision 2;

(viii) 629.72, subdivision 2; or

(ix) any federal law; and

deleted text begin (5)deleted text endnew text begin (7)new text end is not listed in the criminal gang investigative data system under section 299C.091.

(c) A permit to carry a pistol issued or recognized under this section is a state permit
and is effective throughout the state.

deleted text begin (d) A sheriff may contract with a police chief to process permit applications under this
section. If a sheriff contracts with a police chief, the sheriff remains the issuing authority
and the police chief acts as the sheriff's agent. If a sheriff contracts with a police chief, all
of the provisions of this section will apply.
deleted text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2023, and applies to permit
to carry applications on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 9.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.714, subdivision 2a, is amended to read:


Subd. 2a.

Training in safe use of deleted text begina pistoldeleted text endnew text begin pistols and other firearmsnew text end.

(a) An applicant
must present evidence that the applicant received training in the safe use of a pistol within
one year of the date of an original or renewal application. Training may be demonstrated
by:

(1) employment as a peace officer in the state of Minnesota within the past year; or

(2) completion of a firearms safety deleted text beginor trainingdeleted text end coursenew text begin approved by the commissionernew text end
providing basic training in the safenew text begin ownership, handling, andnew text end use of a pistol new text beginand other firearms
new text end and conducted by a certified instructor.

(b) Basic training must include:

new text begin (1) at least ....... hours of training;
new text end

deleted text begin (1)deleted text endnew text begin (2)new text end instruction in the fundamentals of pistol new text beginand other firearm new text enduse;

new text begin (3) strategies for safely retreating and not escalating a potentially lethal encounter;
new text end

deleted text begin (2)deleted text endnew text begin (4)new text end successful completion of an actual shooting qualification exercise; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

deleted text begin (3)deleted text endnew text begin (5)new text end instruction in the fundamental legal aspects ofnew text begin:
new text end

new text begin (i) new text endpistol new text beginand other firearm new text endpossession, carry, new text begintransport, new text endand usedeleted text begin, includingdeleted text endnew text begin;
new text end

new text begin (ii) new text endself-defense and the restrictions on the use of deadly forcedeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin;
new text end

new text begin (iii) safe storage of firearms;
new text end

new text begin (iv) legal requirements for carrying a pistol including the requirement for liability
insurance; and
new text end

new text begin (v) reporting a theft or loss of a firearm; and
new text end

new text begin (6) all of the standards developed under subdivision 2b, paragraph (a).
new text end

(c) The certified instructor deleted text beginmustdeleted text endnew text begin maynew text end issue anew text begin firearms safetynew text end certificatenew text begin on a form approved
by the commissioner
new text end to a person who has completed a firearms safety or training course
described in paragraph (b)new text begin and passed an exam approved by the commissionernew text end. The certificate
must be signed by the instructor and attest that the person attended and completed the course.

(d) A person qualifies as a certified instructor if the person is certified as a firearms
instructor within the past deleted text beginfivedeleted text endnew text begin threenew text end years deleted text beginby an organization or government entity that has
been approved
deleted text end by the Department of Public Safety in accordance with the department's
standards.

deleted text begin (e) A sheriff must accept the training described in this subdivision as meeting the
requirement in subdivision 2, paragraph (b), for training in the safe use of a pistol. A sheriff
may also accept other satisfactory evidence of training in the safe use of a pistol.
deleted text end

Sec. 10.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.714, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 2b. new text end

new text begin Firearm safety and training classes; testing; rules. new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioner
of public safety shall adopt rules establishing safety and training standards for firearm safety
and training courses. These standards shall cover all aspects of safety regarding firearms.
The commissioner shall consult with public safety and firearms safety experts in developing
the standards. The rules must be adopted under chapter 14.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner shall develop a written firearm safety test for all applicants for a
permit to carry. Each test shall cover the safety and training standards developed under
paragraph (a). The commissioner shall provide for giving a test under this subdivision either
in the county where the applicant resides or at a place adjacent thereto and reasonably
convenient to the applicant.
new text end

new text begin Each test shall include at a minimum:
new text end

new text begin (1) the applicant's knowledge of:
new text end

new text begin (i) safety and training standards developed under paragraph (a);
new text end

new text begin (ii) the effects of alcohol and drugs on a person's ability to use, possess, carry, and
transport a firearm safely and legally, and the legal penalties and financial consequences
resulting from violations of laws prohibiting the use, possession, carrying, and transporting
of a firearm while under the influence of alcohol or drugs;
new text end

new text begin (iii) the civil and criminal legal consequences of causing the harm or death of a person
with a firearm;
new text end

new text begin (iv) knowledge of:
new text end

new text begin (A) permit to carry laws; and
new text end

new text begin (B) the obligation to safely retreat and not escalate a potentially lethal encounter; and
new text end

new text begin (v) knowledge of firearm ownership and transfer laws;
new text end

new text begin (2) an actual demonstration of the ability to exercise ordinary and reasonable control in
the use, possession, carrying, and transporting of a firearm; and
new text end

new text begin (3) other physical and mental testing as the commissioner of public safety finds necessary
to determine the applicant's fitness to use, possess, carry, and transport a firearm safely.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end

Sec. 11.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.714, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Form and contents of application.

(a) Applications for permits to carry must
be an official, standardized application form, adopted under section 624.7151, and must set
forth in writing deleted text beginonlydeleted text end the following information:

(1) the applicant's name, residence, telephone number, if any, and driver's license number
or state identification card number;

(2) the applicant's deleted text beginsexdeleted text endnew text begin gendernew text end, date of birth, height, weight, and color of eyes and hair,
and distinguishing physical characteristics, if any;

(3) the township or statutory city or home rule charter city, and county, of all Minnesota
residences of the applicant in the last five years, though not including specific addresses;

(4) the township or city, county, and state of all non-Minnesota residences of the applicant
in the last five years, though not including specific addresses;

(5) a statement that the applicant authorizes the release to the new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff
of commitment information about the applicant maintained by the commissioner of human
services or any similar agency or department of another state where the applicant has resided,
to the extent that the information relates to the applicant's eligibility to possess a firearm;
deleted text begin and
deleted text end

(6) a statement by the applicant that, to the best of the applicant's knowledge and belief,
the applicant is not prohibited by law from possessing a firearmdeleted text begin.
deleted text end

new text begin (7) proof of liability insurance under section 624.7134; and
new text end

new text begin (8) evidence that the applicant completed the training and passed the exam under
subdivision 2b.
new text end

(b) The statement under paragraph (a), clause (5), must comply with any applicable
requirements of Code of Federal Regulations, title 42, sections 2.31 to 2.35, with respect
to consent to disclosure of alcohol or drug abuse patient records.

(c) An applicant must submit to the new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff an application packet
consisting deleted text beginonlydeleted text end of the following items:

(1) a completed application form, signed and dated by the applicant;

(2) deleted text beginan accurate photocopy ofdeleted text end the certificate described in subdivision 2a, paragraph (c),
that is submitted as the applicant's evidence of training in the safe use of a pistol; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(3) deleted text beginan accurate photocopy ofdeleted text end the applicant's current driver's license, state identification
card, or the photo page of the applicant's passportdeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (4) evidence that the applicant completed the training and passed the exam under
subdivision 2b.
new text end

(d) In addition to the other application materials, a person who is otherwise ineligible
for a permit due to a criminal conviction but who has obtained a pardon or expungement
setting aside the conviction, sealing the conviction, or otherwise restoring applicable rights,
must submit a copy of the relevant order.

(e) Applications must be submitted in person.

(f) The new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff may charge a new application processing fee in an
amount not to exceed the actual and reasonable direct cost of processing the application deleted text beginor
$100, whichever is less. Of this amount, $10 must be submitted to the commissioner and
deposited into the general fund
deleted text end.

deleted text begin (g) This subdivision prescribes the complete and exclusive set of items an applicant is
required to submit in order to apply for a new or renewal permit to carry. The applicant
must not be asked or required to submit, voluntarily or involuntarily, any information, fees,
or documentation beyond that specifically required by this subdivision. This paragraph does
not apply to alternate training evidence accepted by the sheriff under subdivision 2a,
paragraph (d).
deleted text end

deleted text begin (h)deleted text endnew text begin (g)new text end Forms for new and renewal applications must be available at all deleted text beginsheriffs'deleted text endnew text begin chief
of police and sheriff
new text end offices and the commissioner must make the forms available on the
Internet.

deleted text begin (i)deleted text endnew text begin (h)new text end Application forms must clearly display a notice that a permit, if granted, is void
and must be immediately returned to the sheriff if the permit holder is or becomes prohibited
by law from possessing a firearm. The notice must list the applicable state criminal offenses
and civil categories that prohibit a person from possessing a firearm.

deleted text begin (j)deleted text endnew text begin (i)new text end Upon receipt of an application packet and any required fee, the new text beginchief of police or
new text end sheriff must provide a signed receipt indicating the date of submission.

new text begin (j) The chief of police or sheriff may not issue a permit to carry to the applicant without
first conducting an investigation under subdivision 4, and determining that the person is not
a person prohibited by section 624.713 or other state or federal law from possessing a pistol.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2023, and applies to permit
to carry applications on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 12.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.714, subdivision 8, is amended to read:


Subd. 8.

Permit to carry voided.

(a) The permit to carry is void at the time that the
holder becomes prohibited by law from possessing a firearm, in which event the holder
must return the permit card to the issuingnew text begin chief of police ornew text end sheriff within five business days
after the holder knows or should know that the holder is a prohibited person. If the new text beginchief of
police or
new text endsheriff has knowledge that a permit is void under this paragraph, the new text beginchief of police
or
new text endsheriff must give notice to the permit holder in writing in the same manner as a denial.
Failure of the holder to return the permit within the five days is a gross misdemeanor unless
the court finds that the circumstances or the physical or mental condition of the permit
holder prevented the holder from complying with the return requirement.

(b) When a permit holder is convicted of an offense that prohibits the permit holder from
possessing a firearm, the court must take possession of the permit, if it is available, and
send it to the issuing new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff.

(c) The new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff of the county where the application was submitted, or
of the county of the permit holder's current residence, may file a petition with the district
court therein, for an order revoking a permit to carry on the grounds set forth in subdivision
6, paragraph (a), clause (3). deleted text beginAn order shall be issued only if the sheriff meets the burden of
proof and criteria set forth in subdivision 12. If the court denies the petition, the court must
award the permit holder reasonable costs and expenses, including attorney fees.
deleted text end

(d) A permit revocation must be promptly reported to the issuing sheriff.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2023, and applies to permit
to carry applications on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 13.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.714, subdivision 12, is amended to read:


Subd. 12.

Hearing upon denial deleted text beginor revocationdeleted text end.

deleted text begin(a)deleted text end Any person aggrieved by denial deleted text beginor
revocation
deleted text end of a permit to carry may appeal deleted text beginby petitiondeleted text end to the district court having jurisdiction
over the county or municipality where the deleted text beginapplication was submitteddeleted text endnew text begin denial occurrednew text end. deleted text beginThe
petition must list the sheriff as the respondent. The district court must hold a hearing at the
earliest practicable date and in any event no later than 60 days following the filing of the
petition for review. The court may not grant or deny any relief before the completion of the
hearing. The record of the hearing must be sealed. The matter must be heard de novo without
a jury.
deleted text end

deleted text begin (b) The court must issue written findings of fact and conclusions of law regarding the
issues submitted by the parties. The court must issue its writ of mandamus directing that
the permit be issued and order other appropriate relief unless the sheriff establishes by clear
and convincing evidence:
deleted text end

deleted text begin (1) that the applicant is disqualified under the criteria described in subdivision 2,
paragraph (b); or
deleted text end

deleted text begin (2) that there exists a substantial likelihood that the applicant is a danger to self or the
public if authorized to carry a pistol under a permit. Incidents of alleged criminal misconduct
that are not investigated and documented may not be considered.
deleted text end

deleted text begin (c) If an applicant is denied a permit on the grounds that the applicant is listed in the
criminal gang investigative data system under section 299C.091, the person may challenge
the denial, after disclosure under court supervision of the reason for that listing, based on
grounds that the person:
deleted text end

deleted text begin (1) was erroneously identified as a person in the data system;
deleted text end

deleted text begin (2) was improperly included in the data system according to the criteria outlined in
section 299C.091, subdivision 2, paragraph (b); or
deleted text end

deleted text begin (3) has demonstrably withdrawn from the activities and associations that led to inclusion
in the data system.
deleted text end

deleted text begin (d) If the court grants a petition brought under paragraph (a), the court must award the
applicant or permit holder reasonable costs and expenses including attorney fees.
deleted text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2023.
new text end

Sec. 14.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.714, subdivision 16, is amended to read:


Subd. 16.

deleted text beginRecognition ofdeleted text end Permits from other states.

deleted text begin (a) The commissioner must
annually establish and publish a list of other states that have laws governing the issuance
of permits to carry weapons that are not similar to this section. The list must be available
on the Internet. A person holding a carry permit from a state not on the list may use the
license or permit in this state subject to the rights, privileges, and requirements of this
section.
deleted text end

deleted text begin (b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), nodeleted text endnew text begin Anew text end license or permit from another statenew text begin to carry a
firearm
new text end isnew text begin notnew text end valid in this state deleted text beginif the holder is or becomes prohibited by law from possessing
a firearm
deleted text end.

deleted text begin (c) Any sheriff or police chief may file a petition under subdivision 12 seeking an order
suspending or revoking an out-of-state permit holder's authority to carry a pistol in this state
on the grounds set forth in subdivision 6, paragraph (a), clause (3). An order shall only be
issued if the petitioner meets the burden of proof and criteria set forth in subdivision 12. If
the court denies the petition, the court must award the permit holder reasonable costs and
expenses including attorney fees. The petition may be filed in any county in the state where
a person holding a license or permit from another state can be found.
deleted text end

deleted text begin (d) The commissioner must, when necessary, execute reciprocity agreements regarding
carry permits with jurisdictions whose carry permits are recognized under paragraph (a).
deleted text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2023.
new text end

Sec. 15.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.714, subdivision 17, is amended to read:


Subd. 17.

deleted text beginPosting;deleted text end Trespass.

(a) A person carrying a firearm on or about deleted text beginhis or her
person
deleted text endnew text begin the person's selfnew text end or clothes under a permit or otherwise who remains at a private
establishment knowing that the deleted text beginoperatordeleted text endnew text begin ownernew text end of the establishment or its agent has deleted text beginmade
a reasonable request that firearms not be brought into the establishment may be ordered to
leave the premises. A person who fails to leave when so requested
deleted text endnew text begin provided public notice,
including at a minimum posted signs, that firearms are not allowed in the establishment
new text end is
guilty of a deleted text beginpettydeleted text end misdemeanor. deleted text beginThe fine for a first offense must not exceed $25.
Notwithstanding section 609.531, A firearm carried in violation of this subdivision is not
subject to forfeiture.
deleted text end

new text begin (b) A person carrying a firearm on or about the person's self or clothes under a permit
or otherwise who remains at a private establishment after the owner of the establishment
or its agent has made a request that they leave the premises and who fails to leave when so
requested is guilty of a gross misdemeanor. A firearm carried in violation of this paragraph
is subject to forfeiture under section 609.531.
new text end

deleted text begin (b)deleted text endnew text begin (c)new text end As used in this subdivision, the terms in this paragraph have the meanings given.

(1) "deleted text beginReasonabledeleted text end Request" means deleted text begina request made under the following circumstances:deleted text endnew text begin the
requester has notified the person carrying a firearm that firearms are prohibited and the
person is asked to leave.
new text end

deleted text begin (i) the requester has prominently posted a conspicuous sign at every entrance to the
establishment containing the following language: "(INDICATE IDENTITY OF OPERATOR)
BANS GUNS IN THESE PREMISES."; or
deleted text end

deleted text begin (ii) the requester or the requester's agent personally informs the person that guns are
prohibited in the premises and demands compliance.
deleted text end

deleted text begin (2) "Prominently" means readily visible and within four feet laterally of the entrance
with the bottom of the sign at a height of four to six feet above the floor.
deleted text end

deleted text begin (3) "Conspicuous" means lettering in black arial typeface at least 1-1/2 inches in height
against a bright contrasting background that is at least 187 square inches in area.
deleted text end

deleted text begin (4)deleted text endnew text begin (2)new text end "Private establishment" means a building, structure, or portion thereof that is
owned, leased, controlled, or operated by a nongovernmental entity for a nongovernmental
purpose.

new text begin (3) "Premises" has the meaning given in section 609.605, subdivision 1, paragraph (a),
clause (1).
new text end

deleted text begin (c) The owner or operator of a private establishment may not prohibit the lawful carry
or possession of firearms in a parking facility or parking area.
deleted text end

(d) The owner or operator of a private establishment may not prohibit the lawful carry
or possession of firearms by a peace officer, as defined in section 626.84, subdivision 1,
paragraph (c), within the private establishment or deny the officer access thereto, except
when specifically authorized by statute. The owner or operator of the private establishment
may require the display of official credentials issued by the agency that employs the peace
officer prior to granting the officer entry into the private establishment.

(e) This subdivision does not apply to private residences. The lawful possessor of a
private residence may prohibit firearms, and provide notice thereof, in any lawful manner.

deleted text begin (f) A landlord may not restrict the lawful carry or possession of firearms by tenants or
their guests.
deleted text end

deleted text begin (g) Notwithstanding any inconsistent provisions in section 609.605, this subdivision sets
forth the exclusive criteria to notify a permit holder when otherwise lawful firearm possession
is not allowed in a private establishment and sets forth the exclusive penalty for such activity.
deleted text end

deleted text begin (h)deleted text endnew text begin (f)new text end This subdivision does not apply tonew text begin:
new text end

new text begin (1) an active licensed peace officer; or
new text end

new text begin (2)new text end a security guard acting in the course and scope of employment. The owner or operator
of a private establishment may require the display of official credentials issued by the
company, which must be licensed by the Private Detective and Protective Agent Services
Board, that employs the security guard and the guard's permit card prior to granting the
guard entrance into the private establishment.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2023, and applies to crimes
committed on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 16.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.714, subdivision 18, is amended to read:


Subd. 18.

Employers; public colleges and universities.

(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.

(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.

deleted text begin (c) Notwithstanding paragraphs (a) and (b), an employer or a postsecondary institution
may not prohibit the lawful carry or possession of firearms in a parking facility or parking
area.
deleted text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2023, and applies to a violation
of this section on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 17.

new text begin [624.7145] LARGE-CAPACITY MAGAZINES; .50 CALIBER OR LARGER
FIREARMS; GHOST GUNS; PROHIBITION.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Definitions. new text end

new text begin As used in this section:
new text end

new text begin (1) "appropriate law enforcement agency" means the organized full-time police
department of the municipality where the person resides or the county sheriff if there is no
municipal police department where the person resides; and
new text end

new text begin (2) "transfer" means a sale, gift, loan, assignment, or other delivery to another, whether
or not for consideration.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Prohibition. new text end

new text begin It is unlawful for a person to manufacture, import, transfer, own,
or possess large-capacity magazines, .50 caliber or larger firearms, or ghost guns.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Exceptions. new text end

new text begin Subdivision 2 does not apply to:
new text end

new text begin (1) any government officer, agent, or employee; member of the armed forces of the
United States; or peace officer, to the extent that the person is otherwise authorized to acquire
or possess a large-capacity magazine or .50 caliber or larger firearm and does so while
acting within the scope of the person's duties;
new text end

new text begin (2) the manufacture of a large-capacity magazine or .50 caliber or larger firearm by a
firearms manufacturer for the purpose of sale to any branch of the armed forces of the United
States or to a law enforcement agency within Minnesota for use by that agency or its
employees, provided the manufacturer is properly licensed under applicable laws; or
new text end

new text begin (3) the transfer of a large-capacity magazine or .50 caliber or larger firearm by a dealer
that is properly licensed under applicable laws to any branch of the armed forces of the
United States or to a law enforcement agency within Minnesota for use by that agency or
its employees for law enforcement, provided that the dealer does not have the large-capacity
magazines or .50 caliber or larger firearm in possession for more than 120 days from the
date of acquisition to the date of delivery to the armed forces or law enforcement purchaser.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Penalty. new text end

new text begin 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 $25,000, or both.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Current owners; registration of large-capacity magazines and .50 caliber
firearms.
new text end

new text begin (a) A person who legally owned or possessed a large-capacity magazine or .50
caliber or larger firearm before January 1, 2023, and who desires to keep ownership or
possession of the device shall immediately register it with the appropriate law enforcement
agency.
new text end

new text begin (b) A person described in paragraph (a) shall comply with all of the following:
new text end

new text begin (1) safely and securely store the device pursuant to the regulations adopted by the
appropriate law enforcement agency;
new text end

new text begin (2) agree to allow the appropriate law enforcement agency to inspect the storage of the
device to ensure compliance with this subdivision;
new text end

new text begin (3) renew the registration every three years;
new text end

new text begin (4) possess the device only on property owned or immediately controlled by the person,
or while engaged in the legal use of the device at a duly licensed firing range, or while
transporting the item in compliance with applicable law; and
new text end

new text begin (5) report the loss or theft of the device to the appropriate law enforcement agency within
48 hours of the time the discovery of the loss or theft was made or should have been made.
new text end

new text begin (c) Registered large-capacity magazines or .50 caliber or larger firearms may not be
transferred, except for transfer to the appropriate law enforcement agency for the purpose
of surrendering the item for destruction.
new text end

new text begin (d) The registered owner or possessor of a large-capacity magazine or .50 caliber or
larger firearms may not purchase or receive additional large-capacity magazines or .50
caliber or larger firearms.
new text end

new text begin (e) The appropriate law enforcement agency may charge a fee for each registration and
registration renewal pursuant to this subdivision.
new text end

new text begin (f) Persons acquiring a large-capacity magazine or .50 caliber or larger firearms by
inheritance, bequest, or succession shall, within 120 days of acquiring title, do one of the
following:
new text end

new text begin (1) surrender the device to the appropriate law enforcement agency for destruction;
new text end

new text begin (2) modify the device to render it permanently inoperable;
new text end

new text begin (3) for a large-capacity magazine, permanently alter the device so it cannot accommodate
more than ten rounds; or
new text end

new text begin (4) remove the device from the state.
new text end

new text begin (g) A person who owned or possessed a large-capacity magazine or .50 caliber or larger
firearm before January 1, 2023, who does not wish to register the device as required in this
subdivision shall immediately do one of the following:
new text end

new text begin (1) surrender the device to the appropriate law enforcement agency for destruction;
new text end

new text begin (2) modify the device to render it permanently inoperable;
new text end

new text begin (3) for a large-capacity magazine, permanently alter the device so it cannot accommodate
more than ten rounds; or
new text end

new text begin (4) remove the device from the state.
new text end

new text begin (h) Each chief of police and sheriff shall do the following regarding large-capacity
magazines or .50 caliber or larger firearms registered under this subdivision:
new text end

new text begin (1) adopt regulations specifying how a person who registers a large-capacity magazine
or .50 caliber or larger firearm shall safely and securely store it when it is not being used;
new text end

new text begin (2) inspect the storage of large-capacity magazines or .50 caliber or larger firearms or
both as applicable; and
new text end

new text begin (3) implement a registration system.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2022, and applies to crimes
committed on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 18.

new text begin [624.7159] GHOST GUNS; UNDETECTABLE GUNS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Definitions. new text end

new text begin For the purposes of this section the following terms have
the meanings given them:
new text end

new text begin (1) "ghost gun" means a firearm, or a frame or receiver, that lacks a unique serial number
engraved or cased in metal or metal alloy on the frame or receiver by a licensed manufacturer
or importer under federal law. It does not include a firearm that has been rendered
permanently inoperable;
new text end

new text begin (2) "ghost gun kit" means a firearm parts kit containing any combination of parts from
which a firearm may be readily assembled, completed, converted, or restored with the
purpose to construct a ghost gun; and
new text end

new text begin (3) "undetectable firearm" means a firearm that is not detectable by a metal detector
under the terms of United States Code, title 18, section 922(p) and cannot be readily modified
to become undetectable.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Acts. new text end

new text begin A person who manufactures, sells, offers to sell, transfers, purchases,
receives, or possesses, or has under that person's control a ghost gun or an undetectable
firearm is guilty of a felony.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Penalty. new text end

new text begin A person convicted under subdivision 2 may be sentenced to
imprisonment of not more than five years, or to payment of a fine of not more than $25,000.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2022, and applies to crimes
committed on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 19.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.7181, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Definitions.

For purposes of this section, the following terms have the
meanings given them.

(a) "BB gun" means a device that fires or ejects a shot measuring .18 of an inch or less
in diameter.

(b) "Carry" does not include:

(1) the carrying of a BB gun, rifle, or shotgun to, from, or at a place where firearms are
repaired, bought, sold, traded, or displayed, or where hunting, target shooting, or other
lawful activity involving firearms occurs, or at funerals, parades, or other lawful ceremonies;

(2) the carrying by a person of a BB gun, rifle, or shotgun that is unloaded and in a gun
case expressly made to contain a firearm, if the case fully encloses the firearm by being
zipped, snapped, buckled, tied, or otherwise fastened, and no portion of the firearm is
exposed;

(3) deleted text beginthe carrying of a BB gun, rifle, or shotgun by a person who has a permit under section
624.714;
deleted text end

deleted text begin (4)deleted text end the carrying of an antique firearm as a curiosity or for its historical significance or
value; or

deleted text begin (5)deleted text end new text begin(4) new text endthe transporting of a BB gun, rifle, or shotgun in compliance with section 97B.045.

(c) "Public place" means property owned, leased, or controlled by a governmental unit
and private property that is regularly and frequently open to or made available for use by
the public in sufficient numbers to give clear notice of the property's current dedication to
public use but does not include: a person's dwelling house or premises, the place of business
owned or managed by the person, or land possessed by the person; a gun show, gun shop,
or hunting or target shooting facility; or the woods, fields, or waters of this state where the
person is present lawfully for the purpose of hunting or target shooting or other lawful
activity involving firearms.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2022, and applies to crimes
committed on or after that date.
new text end

ARTICLE 2

CONFORMING AMENDMENTS

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.714, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Investigation.

(a) The new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff must check, by means of
electronic data transfer, criminal records, histories, and warrant information on each applicant
through the Minnesota Crime Information System and the National Instant Criminal
Background Check System. The sheriff shall also make a reasonable effort to check other
available and relevant federal, state, or local record-keeping systems. The new text beginchief of police
or
new text endsheriff must obtain commitment information from the commissioner of human services
as provided in section 245.041 or, if the information is reasonably available, as provided
by a similar statute from another state.

deleted text begin (b) When an application for a permit is filed under this section, the sheriff must notify
the chief of police, if any, of the municipality where the applicant resides. The police chief
may provide the sheriff with any information relevant to the issuance of the permit.
deleted text end

deleted text begin (c)deleted text endnew text begin (b)new text end The new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff must conduct a background check by means of
electronic data transfer on a permit holder through the Minnesota Crime Information System
and the National Instant Criminal Background Check System at least yearly to ensure
continuing eligibility. The sheriff may also conduct additional background checks by means
of electronic data transfer on a permit holder at any time during the period that a permit is
in effect.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.714, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Granting and denial of permits.

(a) The new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff must, within
30 days after the date of receipt of the application packet described in subdivision 3:

(1) issue the permit to carry;

(2) deny the application for a permit to carry deleted text beginsolelydeleted text end on the grounds that the applicant
failed to qualify deleted text beginunder the criteria described in subdivision 2, paragraph (b)deleted text end; or

(3) deny the application on the grounds that there exists a substantial likelihood that the
applicant is a danger to self or the public if authorized to carry a pistol under a permit.

(b) deleted text beginFailure of the sheriff to notify the applicant of the denial of the application within
30 days after the date of receipt of the application packet constitutes issuance of the permit
to carry and the sheriff must promptly fulfill the requirements under paragraph (c). To deny
the application, the sheriff must provide the applicant with written notification and the
specific factual basis justifying the denial under paragraph (a), clause (2) or (3), including
the source of the factual basis.
deleted text end The new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff must inform the applicant of
the applicant's right to submit, within 20 business days, any additional documentation
relating to the propriety of the denial. Upon receiving any additional documentation, the
new text begin chief of police or new text endsheriff deleted text beginmustdeleted text endnew text begin maynew text end reconsider the denial deleted text beginand inform the applicant within
15 business days of the result of the reconsideration. Any denial after reconsideration must
be in the same form and substance as the original denial and must specifically address any
continued deficiencies in light of the additional documentation submitted by the applicant.
The applicant must be informed of the right to seek de novo review of the denial as provided
in subdivision 12
deleted text end.

(c) Upon issuing a permit to carry, thenew text begin chief of police ornew text end sheriff must provide a laminated
permit card to the applicant by first class mail unless personal delivery has been made.
Within five business days, thenew text begin chief of police ornew text end sheriff must submit the information specified
in subdivision 7, paragraph (a), to the commissioner for inclusion deleted text beginsolelydeleted text end in the database
required under subdivision 15, paragraph (a). The new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff must transmit
the information in a manner and format prescribed by the commissioner.

(d) Within five business days of learning that a permit to carry has been suspended or
revoked, the new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff must submit information to the commissioner regarding
the suspension or revocation for inclusion deleted text beginsolelydeleted text end in the databases required or permitted
under subdivision 15.

(e) Notwithstanding paragraphs (a) and (b), the new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff may suspend
the application process if a charge is pending against the applicant that, if resulting in
conviction, will prohibit the applicant from possessing a firearm.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2023, and applies to permit
to carry applications on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.714, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Permit card contents; expiration; renewal.

(a) Permits to carry must be on
an official, standardized permit card adopted by the commissioner, containing only the
name, residence, and driver's license number or state identification card number of the
permit holder, if any.

(b) The permit card must also identify the issuing new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff and state the
expiration date of the permit. The permit card must clearly display a notice that a permit,
if granted, is void and must be immediately returned to the new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff if the
permit holder becomes prohibited by law from possessing a firearm.

(c) A permit to carry a pistol issued under this section expires five years after the date
of issue. It may be renewed in the same manner and under the same criteria which the
original permit was obtained, subject to the following procedures:

(1) no earlier than 90 days prior to the expiration date on the permit, the permit holder
may renew the permit by submitting to the appropriate new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff the
application packet described in subdivision 3 and a renewal processing fee not to exceed
the actual and reasonable direct cost of processing the application or $75, whichever is less.
Of this amount, $5 must be submitted to the commissioner and deposited into the general
fund. The new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff must process the renewal application in accordance with
subdivisions 4 and 6; and

(2) a permit holder who submits a renewal application packet after the expiration date
of the permit, but within 30 days after expiration, may renew the permit as provided in
clause (1) by paying an additional late fee of $10.

(d) The renewal permit is effective beginning on the expiration date of the prior permit
to carry.

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.714, subdivision 7a, is amended to read:


Subd. 7a.

Change of address; loss or destruction of permit.

(a) Within 30 days after
changing permanent address, or within 30 days of having lost or destroyed the permit card,
the permit holder must notify the issuing new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff of the change, loss, or
destruction. Failure to provide notification as required by this subdivision is a petty
misdemeanor. deleted text beginThe fine for a first offense must not exceed $25. Notwithstanding section
609.531, a firearm carried in violation of this paragraph is not subject to forfeiture.
deleted text end

(b) After notice is given under paragraph (a), a permit holder may obtain a replacement
permit card by paying $10 to the new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff. The request for a replacement
permit card must be made on an official, standardized application adopted for this purpose
under section 624.7151, and, except in the case of an address change, must include a notarized
statement that the permit card has been lost or destroyed.

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.714, subdivision 8a, is amended to read:


Subd. 8a.

Prosecutor's duty.

Whenever a person is charged with an offense that would,
upon conviction, prohibit the person from possessing a firearm, the prosecuting attorney
must ascertain whether the person is a permit holder under this section. If the person is a
permit holder, the prosecutor must notify the issuing new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff that the person
has been charged with a prohibiting offense. The prosecutor must also notify the sheriff of
the final disposition of the case.

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.714, subdivision 11a, is amended to read:


Subd. 11a.

Emergency issuance of permits.

A sheriff may immediately issue an
emergency permit to a person if thenew text begin chief of police ornew text end sheriff determines that the person is
in an emergency situation that may constitute an immediate risk to the safety of the person
or someone residing in the person's household. A person seeking an emergency permit must
complete an application form and must sign an affidavit describing the emergency situation.
deleted text begin An emergency permit applicant does not need to provide evidence of training.deleted text end An emergency
permit is valid for 30 days, may not be renewed, and may be revoked without a hearing.
deleted text begin No fee may be charged for an emergency permit.deleted text end An emergency permit holder may seek a
regular permit under subdivision 3 and is subject to the other applicable provisions of this
section.

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.714, subdivision 12a, is amended to read:


Subd. 12a.

Suspension as condition of release.

The district court may order suspension
of the application process for a permit or suspend the permit of a permit holder as a condition
of release pursuant to the same criteria as the surrender of firearms under section 629.715.
A permit suspension must be promptly reported to the issuing new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff. If
the permit holder has an out-of-state permit recognized under subdivision 16, the court must
promptly report the suspension to the commissioner for inclusion solely in the database
under subdivision 15, paragraph (a).

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.714, subdivision 14, is amended to read:


Subd. 14.

Records.

(a) A new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff must not maintain records or data
collected, made, or held under this section concerning any applicant or permit holder that
are not necessary under this section to support a permit that is outstanding or eligible for
renewal under subdivision 7, paragraph (b). Notwithstanding section 138.163, new text beginchiefs of
police or
new text endsheriffs must completely purge all files and databases by March 1 of each year to
delete all information collected under this section concerning all persons who are no longer
current permit holders or currently eligible to renew their permit.

(b) Paragraph (a) does not apply to records or data concerning an applicant or permit
holder who has had a permit denied or revoked under the criteria established in subdivision
2, paragraph (b), clause (1), or subdivision 6, paragraph (a), clause (3), for a period of six
years from the date of the denial or revocation.

Sec. 9.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.714, subdivision 21, is amended to read:


Subd. 21.

Use of fees.

Fees collected by new text beginchiefs of police or new text endsheriffs under this section
and not forwarded to the commissioner must be used only to pay the direct costs of
administering this section. Fee money may be used to pay the costs of appeals of prevailing
applicants or permit holders under subdivision 8, paragraph (c); subdivision 12, paragraph
(e); and subdivision 16, paragraph (c). Fee money may also be used to pay the reasonable
costs of the county attorney to represent the new text beginchief of police or new text endsheriff in proceedings under
this section. The revenues must be maintained in a segregated fund. Fund balances must be
carried over from year to year and do not revert to any other fund. As part of the information
supplied under subdivision 20, paragraph (b), by January 31 of each year, anew text begin chief of police
or
new text end sheriff must report to the commissioner on the new text beginchief of police's or new text endsheriff's segregated
fund for the preceding calendar year, including information regarding:

(1) nature and amount of revenues;

(2) nature and amount of expenditures; and

(3) nature and amount of balances.

Sec. 10. new text beginCONFORMING STATUTORY CHANGES.
new text end

new text begin The revisor of statutes in consultation with House Research and Senate Counsel shall
make necessary statutory corrections to reflect the changes made in this act. Any changes
that are beyond the scope of the revisor's editorial authority must be reflected in a bill
prepared by the revisor for introduction in the 2023 legislative session.
new text end