language to be deleted (2) new language
relating to police officers; permitting police officers to be represented by an attorney and a union representative at disciplinary hearing;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 626.89, subdivision 9.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
The officer whose formal statement is taken has the right to have an attorney or union representative of the officer's choosing present during the session. The officer may request the presence of an attorney or union representative at any time before or during the session. When a request under this subdivision is made, no formal statement may be taken until a reasonable opportunity is provided for the officer to obtain the presence of the attorney or union representative.
Presented to the governor April 16, 2008
Signed by the governor April 17, 2008, 8:36 a.m.