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                         Laws of Minnesota 1989 

                        CHAPTER 253-H.F.No. 193 
           An act relating to crimes; providing that an offender 
          may not demand execution of sentence except under 
          certain circumstances; requiring the board of pardons 
          to meet at least twice each year; amending Minnesota 
          Statutes 1988, sections 609.135, by adding a 
          subdivision; and 638.04.  
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 609.135, is 
amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
    Subd. 7.  [DEMAND OF EXECUTION OF SENTENCE.] An offender 
may not demand execution of sentence in lieu of a stay of 
imposition or execution of sentence if the offender will serve 
less than nine months at the state institution.  This 
subdivision does not apply to an offender who will be serving 
the sentence consecutively or concurrently with a previously 
imposed executed felony sentence. 
    Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 638.04, is 
amended to read: 
    638.04 [MEETINGS.] 
    The board of pardons shall hold regular meetings on the 
second Monday in January, April, July, and October, of at least 
twice each year, and such other meetings as it shall deem 
expedient, and all shall be held in the executive chamber in the 
state capitol, or at such other place as may be ordered by the 
board. 
    Presented to the governor May 22, 1989 
    Signed by the governor May 25, 1989, 5:52 p.m.