language to be deleted (2) new language
relating to peace officers; providing reciprocity for military experience;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 626.8517.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
(a) For purposes of this section:
(1) "active service" has the meaning given in section 190.05, subdivision 5; and
(2) "relevant military experience" means:
(i) five years' active service experience in a military law enforcement occupational specialty;
(ii) three years' active service experience in a military law enforcement occupational specialty, and completion of a two-year or more degree from a regionally accredited postsecondary education institution; or
(iii) five years' cumulative experience as a full-time peace officer in another state combined with active service experience in a military law enforcement occupational specialty.
(b) A person is eligible to take the reciprocity examination if the person has relevant military experience and:
(1) has been honorably discharged from military active service as evidenced by the most recent form DD-214; or
(2) is currently in active service as evidenced by:
(i) active duty orders providing service time in military police specialty;
(ii) a United States Department of Defense Manpower Data Center status report pursuant to Service Members Civil Relief Act, active duty status report; or
(iii) Military Personnel Center assignment information.
(c) A person who passed the examination under paragraph (b), clause (2), shall not be eligible to be licensed as a peace officer until honorably discharged as evidenced by the most recent form DD-214.
Presented to the governor May 14, 2014
Signed by the governor May 16, 2014, 10:51 a.m.
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