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SF 171

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/17/2019 01:42pm

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; expanding the membership of the Board of Peace Officer
Standards and Training; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 626.841.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 626.841, is amended to read:


626.841 BOARD; MEMBERS.

The Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training shall be composed of the following
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(1) two members to be appointed by the governor from among the county sheriffs in
Minnesota;

(2) four members to be appointed by the governor from among peace officers in
Minnesota municipalities, at least two of whom shall be chiefs of police;

(3) two members to be appointed by the governor from among peace officers, at least
one of whom shall be a member of the Minnesota State Patrol Association;

(4) the superintendent of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension or a designee;

(5) two members appointed by the governor from among peace officers, or former peace
officers, who are currently employed on a full-time basis in a professional peace officer
education program;

(6) two members to be appointed by the governor, one member to be appointed from
among administrators of Minnesota colleges or universities that offer professional peace
officer education, and one member to be appointed from among the elected city officials in
statutory or home rule charter cities of under 5,000 population outside the metropolitan
area, as defined in section 473.121, subdivision 2; and

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A chair shall be appointed by the governor from among the members. In making
appointments the governor shall strive to achieve representation from among the geographic
areas of the state.