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                         Laws of Minnesota 1991 

                          CHAPTER 14-S.F.No. 7 
           An act relating to crimes; clarifying that alcoholic 
          beverages are prohibited in public elementary and 
          secondary schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 1990, 
          section 624.701, subdivisions 1 and 1a. 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1990, section 624.701, 
subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
    Subdivision 1.  Except as otherwise provided in subdivision 
1a, any person who introduces or possesses an alcoholic 
beverage, as defined in section 340A.101, on any public 
elementary or secondary school ground, or in any schoolhouse or 
public elementary or secondary school building, is guilty of a 
    Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1990, section 624.701, 
subdivision 1a, is amended to read: 
    Subd. 1a.  [EXCEPTIONS.] Subdivision 1 does not apply to 
the following: 
    (1) experiments in laboratories; 
    (2) those organizations a person who have has been issued 
a temporary licenses license to sell nonintoxicating malt liquor 
pursuant to under section 340A.403, subdivision 2, or 
intoxicating liquor under section 340A.404, subdivision 10; or 
    (3) any a person possessing nonintoxicating malt liquor or 
intoxicating liquor as a result of a purchase from those 
organizations a person or organization holding a temporary 
licenses pursuant to license under section 340A.403, subdivision 
2;, or 340A.404, subdivision 10 
    (4) the possession or use of alcoholic beverages in an 
alcohol use awareness program that is held at a post-secondary 
school, sponsored or approved by the school, and limited to 
persons 21 years old or older. 
    Sec. 3.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
    Sections 1 and 2 are effective the day following final 
enactment and apply to actions occurring on or after that date. 
    Presented to the governor March 26, 1991 
    Signed by the governor March 27, 1991, 3:27 p.m.

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