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HF 2478

1st Engrossment - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 03/06/2014 03:43pm

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Introduction Posted on 02/27/2014
1st Engrossment Posted on 03/06/2014

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A bill for an act
relating to veterans; appropriating money to public safety for a grant for training
community safety personnel about the use of de-escalation techniques for dealing
with veterans returning from active military service in combat zones.

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

Section 1. new text beginVETERANS IN CRISIS DE-ESCALATION TRAINING.
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new text begin $....... in fiscal year 2015 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner
of public safety to be spent for training state and local community safety personnel in the
use of crisis de-escalation techniques for use with Minnesota veterans following their
return from active military service in a combat zone. The commissioner must consult with
the director of the Minnesota Peace Officers and Training Board, and may consult with any
other state or local governmental official or nongovernmental authority the commissioner
determines to be relevant, to include postsecondary institutions, when selecting a service
provider for this training. Among any other criteria the commissioner may establish
for the selection, the training provider must have a demonstrated understanding of the
transitions and challenges that veterans may experience during their re-entry into society
following combat service. The commissioner must ensure that training opportunities
provided are reasonably distributed statewide.
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