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HF 3140

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/14/2022 04:29pm

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

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Introduction Posted on 02/03/2022

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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; enhancing criminal penalty for fleeing or attempting to
flee peace officer while operating motor vehicle in reckless or grossly negligent
manner; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 609.487, subdivision 3.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 609.487, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Fleeing officer; motor vehicle.

Whoever deleted text beginby means of a motor vehicledeleted text end flees
or attempts to flee a peace officer who is acting in the lawful discharge of an official duty,
and the perpetrator knows or should reasonably know the same to be a peace officer, is
guilty of a felony and may be sentenced new text beginas follows:
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new text begin (1) if fleeing in a motor vehicle, new text endto imprisonment for not more than three years and one
day or to payment of a fine of not more than $5,000, or bothdeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; or
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new text begin (2) if fleeing while operating a motor vehicle in a reckless or grossly negligent manner,
to imprisonment of not more than five years or to payment of a fine of not more than $10,000,
or both.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2022, and applies to crimes
committed on or after that date.
new text end