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CHAPTER 266--H.F.No. 2046

An act

relating to public safety; permitting law enforcement access to Department of Human Services electronic civil commitment data for a background check on an applicant for a permit to possess explosives;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 181A.04, subdivision 5; 245.041.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 181A.04, subdivision 5, is amended to read:

Subd. 5.

Hazardous occupations.

No minor under the age of 18 shall be permitted to work in any occupation which the commissioner shall find to be particularly hazardous for the employment of children under 18 years of age or detrimental to their well-being. A list of such occupations shall be established and promulgated by rule pursuant to section 181A.09. Notwithstanding any law or rule to the contrary, this subdivision does not apply to minors employed in retail stores that are nonseasonal and are of a nontransient nature and which sell or offer for sale explosives or pyrotechnics.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 245.041, is amended to read:

245.041 PROVISION OF FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES BACKGROUND CHECK INFORMATION.

Notwithstanding section 253B.23, subdivision 9, the commissioner of human services shall provide commitment information to local law enforcement agencies on an individual request basis by means of electronic data transfer from the Department of Human Services through the Minnesota Crime Information System for the sole purpose of facilitating a firearms background check under section 624.7131, 624.7132, or 624.714, or an explosives background check under section 299F.73, 299F.74, 299F.75, 299F.77, or 299F.785. The information to be provided is limited to whether the person has been committed under chapter 253B and, if so, the type of commitment.

Presented to the governor April 28, 2012

Signed by the governor May 2, 2012, 3:13 p.m.