language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1989 CHAPTER 114-H.F.No. 1387 An act relating to education; prohibiting certain punishment in schools; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. [127.45] [CORPORAL PUNISHMENT PROHIBITED.] Subdivision 1. [DEFINITION.] For the purpose of this section, "corporal punishment" means conduct involving: (1) hitting or spanking a person with or without an object; or (2) unreasonable physical force that causes bodily harm or substantial emotional harm. Subd. 2. [PROHIBITION.] An employee or agent of a public school district shall not inflict corporal punishment or cause corporal punishment to be inflicted upon a pupil to reform unacceptable conduct or as a penalty for unacceptable conduct. Presented to the governor May 9, 1989 Signed by the governor May 10, 1989, 10:34 a.m.
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