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HF 1585

2nd Engrossment - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 03/27/2014 03:29pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 03/14/2013
1st Engrossment Posted on 03/19/2014
2nd Engrossment Posted on 03/27/2014

Current Version - 2nd Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to crime; extending the felony of fraudulent or other improper financing
statements to include retaliation against a police officer or chief of police or
correctional officer or employee for performing official duties; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 609.7475, subdivision 3.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 609.7475, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Penalties.

(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), a person who violates
subdivision 2 is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.

(b) A person who violates subdivision 2 is guilty of a felony and may be sentenced
to imprisonment for not more than five years or to payment of a fine of not more than
$10,000, or both, if the person:

(1) commits the offense with intent to influence or otherwise tamper with a juror
or a judicial proceeding or with intent to retaliate against:

(i) a deleted text beginjudicialdeleted text endnew text begin publicnew text end officer, as defined in section 609.415new text begin, because of that person's
performance of official duties
new text end;

(ii) a prosecutor, defense attorney, or officer of the court, because of that person's
performance of official duties in connection with a judicial proceeding;

(iii) a sheriff or deputy sheriff because of that person's performance of official duties
deleted text beginin connection with a sheriff's sale of real propertydeleted text end; or

(iv) deleted text begina county recorder because of that person's performance of official duties in
deleted text enddeleted text beginconnection with the filing of liens placed on real property; ordeleted text endnew text begin an official or employee of
the Department of Corrections or a local correctional agency because of that person's
performance of official duties; or
new text end

(2) commits the offense after having been previously convicted of a violation
of this section.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2014, and applies to crimes
committed on or after that date.
new text end