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                            CHAPTER 274-H.F.No. 3766 
                  An act relating to pawnbrokers; requiring pawnbrokers 
                  who provide law enforcement agencies with electronic 
                  records of transactions to use a specified interchange 
                  file specification format; amending Minnesota Statutes 
                  1998, section 325J.05. 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 325J.05, is 
        amended to read: 
           325J.05 [RECORDS; RETENTION.] 
           (a) The pledgor or seller shall sign a pawn ticket and 
        receive an exact copy of the pawn ticket. 
           (b) The pawnbroker shall maintain on the premises a record 
        of all transactions of pledged or purchased goods for a period 
        of three years.  These records shall be a correct copy of the 
        entries made of the pawn transactions.  A pawnbroker shall upon 
        request provide to the appropriate law enforcement agency a 
        complete and accurate record of pawn items transactions.  If the 
        pawnbroker provides the records in a computerized format, they 
        must be provided in the interchange file specification format. 
           For purposes of this paragraph, "interchange file 
        specification format" means the most current version of the 
        Minneapolis automated pawn system interchange file specification 
           Sec. 2.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
           Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment. 
           Presented to the governor March 20, 2000 
           Signed by the governor March 23, 2000, 10:45 a.m.

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