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HF 705

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/11/2019 03:50pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/04/2019

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; authorizing sealing of criminal records upon granting a
pardon extraordinary; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 638.02,
subdivision 3.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 638.02, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Pardon extraordinary; filing; copies sent.

Upon granting a pardon
extraordinarynew text begin,new text end the Board of Pardons shall file a copy of it with the district court of the county
in which the conviction occurreddeleted text begin, and the court shall order the conviction set aside and
include a copy of the pardon in the court file
deleted text end. new text beginThe court shall order all records wherever
held relating to the arrest, indictment or information, trial, verdict, and pardon sealed and
prohibit the disclosure of the existence of the records or the opening of the records except
under court order or pursuant to section 609A.03, subdivision 7a, paragraph (b), clause (1).
new text end The court shall send a copy of its order and the pardon to the Bureau of Criminal
Apprehensionnew text begin and all other government entities that hold affected recordsnew text end.