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                         Laws of Minnesota 1991 

                        CHAPTER 251-H.F.No. 540 
           An act relating to crimes; regulating the display of 
          handgun ammunition; proposing coding for new law in 
          Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
     Section 1.  [609.663] [DISPLAY OF HANDGUN AMMUNITION.] 
    It is a petty misdemeanor to display centerfire 
metallic-case handgun ammunition for sale to the public in a 
manner that makes the ammunition directly accessible to persons 
under the age of 18 years, other than employees or agents of the 
seller, unless the display is under observation of the seller or 
the seller's employee or agent, or the seller takes reasonable 
steps to exclude underage persons from the immediate vicinity of 
the display.  Ammunition displayed in an enclosed display case 
or behind a counter is not directly accessible.  This section 
does not apply to ammunition suitable for big game hunting. 
    Presented to the governor May 28, 1991 
    Signed by the governor May 31, 1991, 4:54 p.m.