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CHAPTER 282-H.F.No. 3132 An act relating to landlords and tenants; providing for interest rates on security deposits; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 504B.178, subdivision 2. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 504B.178, subdivision 2, is amended to read: Subd. 2. [INTEREST.] Any deposit of money shall not be considered received in a fiduciary capacity within the meaning of section 82.17, subdivision 7, but shall be held by the landlord for the tenant who is party to the agreement and shall bear simple noncompounded interest at the rate of three percent per annum until May 1,
20012004, and four percent per annum thereafter, computed from the first day of the next month following the full payment of the deposit to the last day of the month in which the landlord, in good faith, complies with the requirements of subdivision 3 or to the date upon which judgment is entered in any civil action involving the landlord's liability for the deposit, whichever date is earlier. Any interest amount less than $1 shall be excluded from the provisions of this section. Presented to the governor March 21, 2000 Signed by the governor March 24, 2000, 10:47 a.m.
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