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SF 3587

as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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 reporting of firearm discharge; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 626.553, subdivision 2.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 626.553, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Discharge firearm; kill animal.

Whenever a peace officer discharges a
firearm in the course of duty, other than for training purposes or the killing of an animal
that is sick, injured, or dangerous, notification shall be filed within 30 days of the incident
by the officer's department head with the commissioner of public safety. deleted text beginThe commissioner
of public safety shall forward a copy of the filing to the Board of Peace Officer Standards
and Training.
deleted text end The notification shall contain information concerning the reason for and
circumstances surrounding discharge of the firearm. deleted text beginThe commissioner of public safety
shall file a report with the legislature by November 15 of each even-numbered year
containing summary information concerning use of firearms by peace officers.
deleted text endnew text begin The
commissioner of public safety shall include the summary report of shots fired to the
legislature in the annual crime report submitted by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
new text end