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CHAPTER 260--H.F.No. 263

An act

relating to public safety; amending the definition of crime of violence in the firearm law;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 624.712, subdivision 5.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 624.712, subdivision 5, is amended to read:

Subd. 5.

Crime of violence.

"Crime of violence" means: felony convictions of the following offenses: sections 609.185 (murder in the first degree); 609.19 (murder in the second degree); 609.195 (murder in the third degree); 609.20 (manslaughter in the first degree); 609.205 (manslaughter in the second degree); 609.215 (aiding suicide and aiding attempted suicide); 609.221 (assault in the first degree); 609.222 (assault in the second degree); 609.223 (assault in the third degree); 609.2231 (assault in the fourth degree);new text begin 609.224 (assault in the fifth degree); 609.2242 (domestic assault); 609.2247 (domestic assault by strangulation);new text end 609.229 (crimes committed for the benefit of a gang); 609.235 (use of drugs to injure or facilitate crime); 609.24 (simple robbery); 609.245 (aggravated robbery); 609.25 (kidnapping); 609.255 (false imprisonment); 609.322 (solicitation, inducement, and promotion of prostitution; sex trafficking); 609.342 (criminal sexual conduct in the first degree); 609.343 (criminal sexual conduct in the second degree); 609.344 (criminal sexual conduct in the third degree); 609.345 (criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree); 609.377 (malicious punishment of a child); 609.378 (neglect or endangerment of a child); 609.486 (commission of crime while wearing or possessing a bullet-resistant vest); 609.52 (involving theft of a firearmdeleted text begin , theft involving the intentional taking or driving of a motor vehicle without the consent of the owner or authorized agent of the owner, theft involving the taking of property from a burning, abandoned, or vacant deleted text end deleted text begin building, or from an area of destruction caused by civil disaster, riot, bombing, or the proximity of battle,deleted text end and theft involving the theft of a controlled substance, an explosive, or an incendiary device); 609.561 (arson in the first degree); 609.562 (arson in the second degree); 609.582, subdivision 1deleted text begin ,deleted text end new text begin ornew text end 2deleted text begin , or 3deleted text end (burglary in the first deleted text begin through thirddeleted text end new text begin and secondnew text end degrees); 609.66, subdivision 1e (drive-by shooting); 609.67 (unlawfully owning, possessing, operating a machine gun or short-barreled shotgun); 609.71 (riot); 609.713 (terroristic threats); 609.749 (stalking); 609.855, subdivision 5 (shooting at a public transit vehicle or facility); and chapter 152 (drugs, controlled substances); and an attempt to commit any of these offenses.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2014, and applies to crimes committed on or after that date. new text end

Presented to the governor May 14, 2014

Signed by the governor May 16, 2014, 10:45 a.m.

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