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SF 69

as introduced - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 02/22/2013 11:52am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; authorizing certain retired peace officers to carry a pistol
without a permit; requiring law enforcement agencies to issue identification to
former officers who qualify to carry without a permit; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2012, section 624.714, subdivision 13.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 624.714, subdivision 13, is amended to read:

Subd. 13.

Exemptions; adult correctional facility officersnew text begin, retired peace officersnew text end.

new text begin (a) As used in this subdivision, "law enforcement agency" and "peace officer" have the
meanings given in section 626.84, subdivision 1.
new text end

new text begin (b) new text endA permit to carry a pistol is not required ofnew text begin: (1)new text end any officer of a state adult
correctional facility when on guard duty or otherwise engaged in an assigned dutydeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; or (2)
a person who: (i) within the past five years has received the training in the safe use of a
pistol described in subdivision 2a; and (ii) was a peace officer and retired or separated
from service in good standing from a law enforcement agency, other than for reasons of
mental illness or chemical dependency, after being regularly employed as a peace officer
for at least 15 years or for any period beyond the agency's probationary period if the
person retired or separated from service due to a service-related disability.
new text end

new text begin (c) A law enforcement agency shall issue a photographic identification to a person
who retired or separated from service from the agency and who meets the criteria described
in paragraph (b), clause (2), item (ii). The agency may charge the person a processing fee
not to exceed the actual and reasonable direct cost to the agency of issuing the identification.
new text end