language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1990 CHAPTER 492-S.F.No. 2564 An act relating to criminal sexual conduct; expanding the definition of "sexual contact" in fifth degree criminal sexual conduct; amending Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 609.3451, subdivision 1. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 609.3451, subdivision 1, is amended to read: Subdivision 1. [CRIME DEFINED.] A person is guilty of criminal sexual conduct in the fifth degree if the person engages in nonconsensual sexual contact. For purposes of this section, "sexual contact" has the meaning given in section 609.341, subdivision 11, paragraph (a), clauses (i) and (iv), but does not include the intentional touching of the clothing covering the immediate area of the buttocks. "Sexual contact" also includes the intentional removal or attempted removal of clothing covering the complainant's intimate parts or undergarments, if the action is performed with sexual or aggressive intent. Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Section 1 is effective August 1, 1990, and applies to crimes committed on or after that date. Presented to the governor April 24, 1990 Signed by the governor April 24, 1990, 9:38 p.m.