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                         Laws of Minnesota 1990 

                        CHAPTER 459-S.F.No. 1365 
           An act relating to crimes; requiring prosecutor 
          training in bias-motivated crimes; proposing coding 
          for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 8. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  [8.34] [BIAS-MOTIVATED CRIME PROSECUTION 
TRAINING.] 
    Subdivision 1.  [DEFINITION.] For the purposes of this 
section, "prosecuting attorney" means a political subdivision's 
elected or appointed county and city attorney and any of that 
attorney's assistants who have criminal prosecution 
responsibility for bias-motivated crimes. 
    Subd. 2.  [BIAS-MOTIVATED CRIMES COURSE.] By December 31, 
1990, the attorney general's office in cooperation with the 
peace officers standards and training board, the Minnesota 
county attorneys association, and the department of human rights 
shall create a course of no less than six hours dealing with the 
prosecution of bias-motivated crimes.  The course shall include 
training on the devastating impact of these crimes on society 
and on victims.  The attorney general shall present this course 
at least once a year until December 31, 1993.  
    Subd. 3.  [RECORDS OF ATTENDANCE.] The head of every agency 
that employs prosecuting attorneys shall maintain records of the 
number of prosecuting attorneys who have attended the 
bias-motivated crimes prosecution course and the number of those 
who have not.  The agency head shall report annually to the 
attorney general on these attendance and nonattendance figures. 
    Presented to the governor April 12, 1990 
    Signed by the governor April 16, 1990, 4:24 p.m.

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