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SF 1334

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/18/2019 02:20pm

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; modifying jail inmate transfer provisions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 631.412.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 631.412, is amended to read:


631.412 SAME SEX ESCORT FOR INMATES BEING TRANSFERRED.

new text begin (a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), new text endwhen a sheriff or other correctional officer has
custody of a person charged with or convicted of a crime and transfers that person more
than 100 miles, that sheriff or other correctional officer shall provide the transferee with a
custodial escort of the same sex as the transferee. A sheriff may employ, when the occasion
exists, a suitable person to carry out this section. The expenses of the person's employment
must be paid out of county funds not otherwise appropriated.

new text begin (b) A sheriff or other correctional officer is not required to provide a same sex escort if:
(1) the vehicle used to transport the transferee has video and audio recording equipment
installed; (2) the vehicle's video and audio recording equipment is operational and positioned
to record the portion of the vehicle where the transferee is held during the transfer; and (3)
the video and audio equipment records the duration of the transfer. A recording of an inmate
transfer made under this paragraph must be maintained by the sheriff or agency employing
the correctional officer for at least 12 months after the date of the transfer.
new text end