language to be deleted (2) new language
relating to public safety; authorizing law enforcement agencies to sell forfeited firearms to federally licensed firearms dealers;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 609.5316, subdivision 1.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Except as otherwise provided in this subdivision, if the property is contraband, the property must be summarily forfeited and either destroyed or used by the appropriate agency for law enforcement purposes. Upon summary forfeiture, weapons used must be destroyed by the appropriate agency unless the agency decides to use the weapons for law enforcement purposes.
Presented to the governor March 1, 2012
Signed by the governor March 5, 2012, 3:34 p.m.