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CHAPTER 139--S.F.No. 3262

An act

relating to local government; authorizing designation of Purple Heart City or a Purple Heart County;

proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.

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

Section 1.

[197.988] PURPLE HEART COUNTY; PURPLE HEART CITY.

A county or statutory or home rule charter city may by resolution designate the county or city as a Purple Heart County or Purple Heart City to honor United States military personnel who have received the Purple Heart. A Purple Heart city or county may designate a prominent parking space at city hall or the county government center as a "Reserved for a Purple Heart Recipient" parking space. A Purple Heart city or county may accept donations to pay for a sign that states that the city or county is a Purple Heart city or county, and to pay for a plaque to be displayed on public property. A Purple Heart city or county may honor Purple Heart recipients by resolution proclaiming August 7 as Purple Heart Day.

Presented to the governor May 10, 2018

Signed by the governor May 14, 2018, 12:02 p.m.