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SF 7

1st Engrossment - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 09/08/2021 04:43pm

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underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to state disasters; restricting the definition of state-declared disasters to
exclude civil disorder; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 12B.15,
subdivision 5.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 12B.15, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Disaster.

"Disaster" means any catastrophe, including but not limited to a
tornado, storm, high water, wind-driven water, tidal wave, earthquake, volcanic eruption,
landslide, mudslide, snowstorm, or drought or, regardless of cause, any fire, flood, or
explosion.new text begin A disaster does not include a catastrophe caused by civil disorder, as defined in
section 609.669, subdivision 2.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective retroactively from January 1, 2020.
new text end