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Laws of Minnesota 1991 CHAPTER 68-H.F.No. 246 An act relating to alcoholic beverages; allowing proof of age by means of a Canadian identification card; amending Minnesota Statutes 1990, section 340A.503, subdivision 6. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1990, section 340A.503, subdivision 6, is amended to read: Subd. 6. [PROOF OF AGE; DEFENSE.] (a) Proof of age for purchasing or consuming alcoholic beverages may be established only by one of the following: (1) a valid
driversdriver's license orissued by Minnesota, another state, or a province of Canada, and including the photograph and date of birth of the licensed person; (2) a valid Minnesota identification card ,; (3) a valid Canadian identification card with the photograph and date of birth of the person, issued by a Canadian province; or (4) in the case of a foreign national, from a nation other than Canada, by a valid passport. (b) In a prosecution under subdivision 2, clause (1), it is a defense for the defendant to prove by a preponderance of the evidence that the defendant reasonably and in good faith relied upon representations of proof of age authorized in paragraph (a) in selling, bartering, furnishing, or giving the alcoholic beverage. Presented to the governor May 7, 1991 Signed by the governor May 9, 1991, 2:15 p.m.
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