language to be deleted (2) new language
CHAPTER 98-H.F.No. 142 An act relating to crime; expanding the definition of "subsequent controlled substance conviction" to include convictions subsequent to a stay of adjudication for a controlled substance crime; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 152.01, subdivision 16a. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 152.01, subdivision 16a, is amended to read: Subd. 16a. [SUBSEQUENT CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE CONVICTION.] Notwithstanding section 152.18, subdivision 1, a "subsequent controlled substance conviction" means that before commission of the offense for which the person is convicted under this chapter, the person received a disposition for a felony-level offense under section 152.18, subdivision 1, was convicted in Minnesota of a felony violation of this chapter or a felony-level attempt or conspiracy to violate this chapter, or was convicted elsewhere for conduct that would have been a felony under this chapter if committed in Minnesota. An earlier disposition for a felony-level offense under section 152.18, subdivision 1, or an earlier conviction is not relevant if ten years have elapsed since
: (1) the person was restored to civil rights; or (2) the sentence has expired, whichever occurs firstdischarge from sentence or stay of adjudication. Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Section 1 is effective August 1, 1999, and applies to dispositions entered under Minnesota Statutes, section 152.18, subdivision 1, and crimes committed on or after that date. Presented to the governor April 22, 1999 Signed by the governor April 26, 1999, 4:15 p.m.
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