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CHAPTER 431-H.F.No. 2830 An act relating to crime prevention; enhancing the penalties for pimps of juvenile prostitutes; requiring a study by the commissioner of public safety and the executive director of the POST board on training peace officers to combat juvenile prostitution; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.322, subdivision 1. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. [JUVENILE PROSTITUTION LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING STUDY.] The commissioner of public safety and executive director of the peace officer standards and training board will study and make recommendations on training for peace officers to combat juvenile prostitution. The commissioner and executive director shall study ways to train peace officers in policies and procedures aimed at combating juvenile prostitution, including a means to provide peace officers with the knowledge and skills to recognize individuals who sexually exploit youth, techniques that can be used to increase charging and prosecution of individuals who promote and solicit prostitution, and procedures for effectively communicating with the victims of juvenile prostitution. By September 15, 2000, the commissioner and executive director shall report to the legislature on its recommendations. Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.322, subdivision 1, is amended to read: Subdivision 1. [INDIVIDUALS UNDER AGE
1618.] Whoever, while acting other than as a prostitute or patron, intentionally does any of the following may be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than 20 years or to payment of a fine of not more than $40,000, or both: (1) solicits or induces an individual under the age of 1618 years to practice prostitution; (2) promotes the prostitution of an individual under the age of 1618 years; or (3) receives profit, knowing or having reason to know that it is derived from the prostitution, or the promotion of the prostitution, of an individual under the age of 1618 years. Sec. 3. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Section 1 is effective July 1, 2000. Section 2 is effective August 1, 2000, and applies to crimes committed on or after that date. Presented to the governor April 17, 2000 Signed by the governor April 20, 2000, 10:22 a.m.
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