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                         Laws of Minnesota 1983 

                        CHAPTER 152--H.F.No. 530
           An act relating to crimes; providing that prosecution 
          or acquittal of a crime in another jurisdiction is not 
          a bar to prosecution in this state when the act or 
          omission constitutes a crime in the other jurisdiction 
          and this state; amending Minnesota Statutes 1982, 
          section 609.045. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 609.045, is 
amended to read: 
    609.045 [FOREIGN CONVICTION OR ACQUITTAL.] 
    If an act or omission in this state constitutes a crime 
under both the laws of this state and the laws of another 
jurisdiction, a conviction or acquittal of such the crime in the 
other jurisdiction bars shall not bar prosecution for the crime 
in this state unless the elements of both law and fact are 
identical. 
    Sec. 2.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
    Section 1 is effective August 1, 1983, and applies to all 
crimes committed on or after that date. 
    Approved May 17, 1983