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CHAPTER 207-H.F.No. 1289 An act relating to crime prevention; increasing the criminal penalty for providing alcoholic beverages to underage persons under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 340A.701, subdivision 1. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 340A.701, subdivision 1, is amended to read: Subdivision 1. [UNLAWFUL ACTS.] It is a felony: (1) to manufacture alcoholic beverages in violation of this chapter; (2) to transport or import alcoholic beverages into the state in violation of this chapter for purposes of resale; or (3) to sell or give away for beverage purposes poisonous alcohol, methyl alcohol, denatured alcohol, denaturing material, or any other alcoholic substance capable of causing serious physical or mental injuries to a person consuming it; or (4) for a person other than a licensed retailer of alcoholic beverages, a bottle club permit holder, a municipal liquor store, or an employee or agent of any of these who is acting within the scope of employment, to violate the provisions of section 340A.503, subdivision 2, clause (1), by selling, bartering, furnishing, or giving alcoholic beverages to a person under 21 years of age if
the underage purchaser of the alcoholic beveragethat person becomes intoxicated and causes or suffers death or great bodily harm as a result of the intoxication. Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Section 1 is effective August 1, 1999, and applies to crimes committed on or after that date. Presented to the governor May 21, 1999 Signed by the governor May 24, 1999, 9:41 a.m.