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CHAPTER 171--H.F.No. 1829

An act

relating to public safety; authorizing county attorneys and assistant county attorneys to carry firearms on duty under the terms of a permit to carry;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 388.051, by adding a subdivision.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 388.051, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

Subd. 4.

Firearms exemption.

Notwithstanding section 626.84, subdivision 2, a county attorney, or an assistant county attorney appointed under section 388.10, who lawfully possesses a permit to carry a pistol issued in accordance with section 624.714 may possess and carry a firearm while on duty, unless restricted by the county attorney.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Presented to the governor April 5, 2012

Signed by the governor April 9, 2012, 01:09 p.m.

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