language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1991 CHAPTER 103-H.F.No. 239 An act relating to crime; clarifying the application of felony penalties to the act of intentionally disarming a peace officer; amending Minnesota Statutes 1990, section 609.50, subdivision 2. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1990, section 609.50, subdivision 2, is amended to read: Subd. 2. [PENALTY.] A person convicted of violating subdivision 1 may be sentenced as follows: (1) if the act was committed with knowledge that it created a risk of death, substantial bodily harm, or serious property damage, or if the act involved the intentional disarming of a peace officer by taking or attempting to take the officer's firearm from the officer's possession without the officer's consent, to imprisonment for not more than five years or to payment of a fine of not more than $10,000, or both; (2) if the act was accompanied by force or violence or the threat thereof, to imprisonment for not more than one year or to payment of a fine of not more than $3,000, or both; or (3) in other cases to imprisonment for not more than 90 days or to payment of a fine of not more than $700, or both. Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Section 1 is effective August 1, 1991, and applies to crimes committed on or after that date. Presented to the governor May 14, 1991 Signed by the governor May 17, 1991, 11:11 a.m.