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Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines and Commentary

Table of Sections and Text of Rules 3
1. Purpose and Definitions 5
2. Determining Presumptive Sentences 9
3. Related Policies 46
4.A. Sentencing Guidelines Grid 51
Examples of Executed Sentences 52
4.B. Sex Offender Grid 53
Examples of Executed Sentences 54
4.C. Drug Offender Grid 55
Examples of Executed Sentences 56
5.A. Offense Severity Reference Table 57
5.B. Severity Level by Statutory Citation 72
6. Offenses Eligible for Permissive Consecutive Sentences 91
7. Theft Offense List 98
8. Severe Violent Offense List99
App. 1. Mandatory and Presumptive Sentences Reference Table 99
App. 2. Dangerous Weapons Offense Reference Table 101
App. 3. Presumptive Sentence Durations that Exceed the Statutory Maximum Sentence Reference Table 102
App. 4. Targeted Misdemeanor List 103
App. 5. Cannabis Threshold Tables104
Index 105