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609.0332 Increased maximum penalty for petty misdemeanor ordinance violations.

Subdivision 1. Increased fine. From August 1, 2000, if a state law or municipal charter sets a limit of $200 or less on the fines that a statutory or home rule charter city, town, county, or other political subdivision may prescribe for an ordinance violation that is defined as a petty misdemeanor, that law or charter is considered to provide that the political subdivision has the power to prescribe a maximum fine of $300 for the petty misdemeanor violation.

Subd. 2. Repealed, 1994 c 636 art 2 s 69

HIST: 1987 c 329 s 5; 1991 c 199 art 2 s 1; 1994 c 636 art 2 s 14; 2000 c 488 art 5 s 7