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SF 500

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/28/2019 02:12pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I, section 10;
providing that the right of citizens to be secure from unreasonable searches and
seizures includes protection against unreasonable searches and seizures of electronic
communications and data.

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

Section 1. new text beginCONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROPOSED.
new text end

new text begin An amendment to the Minnesota Constitution is proposed to the people. If the amendment
is adopted, article I, section 10, will read:
new text end

Sec. 10.

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effectsnew text begin,
and in their electronic communications and data,
new text end against unreasonable searches and seizures
shall not be violated; and no warrant shall issue but upon probable cause, supported by oath
or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched deleted text beginanddeleted text endnew text begin,new text end the person or things
to be seizednew text begin, and the electronic communications or data to be accessednew text end.

Sec. 2. new text beginSUBMISSION TO VOTERS.
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new text begin The proposed amendment must be submitted to the people at the 2020 general election.
The question submitted must be:
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new text begin "Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended so that the people are secure in their
electronic communications and data from unreasonable searches and seizures as they are
now likewise secure in their persons, homes, papers, and effects?
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new text begin Yes .
new text end
new text begin No .
new text end
new text begin "
new text end