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                         Laws of Minnesota 1984 

                        CHAPTER 495-H.F.No. 1703
           An act relating to local government; authorizing joint 
          exercise of police powers; amending Minnesota Statutes 
          1982, section 471.59, by adding a subdivision. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 471.59, is 
amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
     Subd. 12.  [JOINT EXERCISE OF POLICE POWER.] In the event 
that an agreement authorizes the exercise of peace officer or 
police powers by an officer appointed by one of the governmental 
units within the jurisdiction of the other governmental unit, an 
officer acting pursuant to that agreement has the full and 
complete authority of a peace officer as though appointed by 
both governmental units and licensed by the state of Minnesota, 
provided that:  
    (1) the peace officer has successfully completed 
professionally recognized peace officer pre-employment education 
which the Minnesota board of peace officer standards and 
training has found comparable to Minnesota peace officer 
pre-employment education; and 
    (2) the officer is duly licensed or certified by the peace 
officer licensing or certification authority of the state in 
which the officer's appointing authority is located. 
    Approved April 25, 1984