language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1991 CHAPTER 121-S.F.No. 1032 An act relating to crimes; increasing the penalty for assaulting a correctional officer; amending Minnesota Statutes 1990, section 609.2231, subdivision 3. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1990, section 609.2231, subdivision 3, is amended to read: Subd. 3. [CORRECTIONAL EMPLOYEES.] Whoever assaults an employee of a correctional facility as defined in section 241.021, subdivision 1, clause (5), while the employee is engaged in the performance of a duty imposed by law, policy or rule, and inflicts demonstrable bodily harm, is guilty of a
gross misdemeanorfelony and may be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than one yeartwo years or to payment of a fine of not more than $3,000$4,000, 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 16, 1991 Signed by the governor May 19, 1991, 5:41 p.m.