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Laws of Minnesota 1983 CHAPTER 238--S.F.No. 844 An act relating to crimes; changing the penalty for the theft of controlled substances; amending Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 609.52, subdivision 3. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 609.52, subdivision 3, is amended to read: Subd. 3. [SENTENCE.] Whoever commits theft may be sentenced as follows: (1) To imprisonment for not more than ten years or to payment of a fine of not more than $10,000, or both, if the value of the property or services stolen exceeds $2,500, or if the property stolen was a controlled substance listed in schedule 1 or 2 pursuant to section 152.02 with the exception of marijuana; or (2) To imprisonment for not more than five years or to payment of a fine of not more than $5,000, or both, if the value of the property or services stolen is more than $150 but not more than $2,500, or if the property stolen was a controlled substance listed in schedule 3, 4, or 5 pursuant to section 152.02; or (3) To imprisonment for not more than five years or to payment of a fine of not more than $5,000, or both, notwithstanding the value of the property or services stolen is not more than $150, if any of the following circumstances exist: (a) The property is taken from the person of another or from a corpse, or grave or coffin containing a corpse; or (b) The property taken is a record of a court or officer, or a writing, instrument or record kept, filed or deposited according to law with or in the keeping of any public officer or office; or (c) The property is taken from a burning building or upon its removal therefrom, or from an area of destruction caused by civil disaster, riot, bombing, or the proximity of battle; or (d) The property taken consists of public funds belonging to the state or to any political subdivision or agency thereof; or (4) To imprisonment for not more than ten years or to payment of a fine of not more than $10,000, or both, if the property stolen is an article representing a trade secret; or if the property stolen is an explosive or an incendiary device; or (5) In all other cases where the value of the property or services stolen is $150 or less, to imprisonment for not more than 90 days or to payment of a fine of not more than $500, or both, provided, however, in any prosecution under clause (1), clause (2), clause (3)(a), (b) and (c), clause (4), and clause (13) of subdivision 2 the value of the money or property received by the defendant in violation of any one or more of the above provisions within any six month period may be aggregated and the defendant charged accordingly in applying the provisions of this subdivision; provided that when two or more offenses are committed by the same person in two or more counties, the accused may be prosecuted in any county in which one of the offenses was committed for all of the offenses aggregated under this paragraph. Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This act is effective August 1, 1983, and applies to all crimes committed on or after that date. Approved June 1, 1983
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