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                             CHAPTER 78-H.F.No. 793 
                  An act relating to liens; creating a lien and right of 
                  detainer; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 
                  514.19. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 514.19, is 
        amended to read: 
           514.19 [RIGHT OF DETAINER.] 
           A lien and right of detainer exists for: 
           (1) Transporting property from one place to another but not 
        as a carrier under article 7 of the Uniform Commercial Code; 
           (2) Keeping or storing property as a bailee but not as a 
        warehouse operator under article 7 of the Uniform Commercial 
        Code; 
           (3) Keeping, feeding, pasturing, or otherwise caring for 
        domestic animals or other beasts, including medical or surgical 
        treatment and shoeing; 
           (4) The use and storage of molds and patterns in the 
        possession of the fabricator belonging to the customer for the 
        balance due from the customer for fabrication work; 
           (5) Making, altering or repairing any article, or expending 
        any labor, skill or material on it; 
           (6) Reasonable charges for a vehicle rented as a 
        replacement for a vehicle serviced or repaired and being 
        retained as provided by this section. 
           The liens embrace all lawful charges against the property 
        paid to any other person by the person claiming the lien, and 
        the price or value of the care, storage or contribution and all 
        reasonable disbursements occasioned by the detention or sale of 
        the property. 
           Presented to the governor April 16, 1999 
           Signed by the governor April 20, 1999, 9:24 a.m.