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253.20 Minnesota Security Hospital.

The commissioner of human services is hereby authorized and directed to erect, equip, and maintain in connection with a state hospital at St. Peter a suitable building to be known as the Minnesota Security Hospital, for the purpose of holding in custody and caring for such persons with mental illness or mental retardation as may be committed thereto by courts of criminal jurisdiction, or otherwise, or transferred thereto by the commissioner of human services, and for such persons as may be declared insane while confined in any penal institution, or who may be found to be mentally ill and dangerous, and the commissioner shall supervise and manage the same as in the case of other state hospitals.

HIST: (4528) 1907 c 338 s 1; 1957 c 196 s 1; 1983 c 10 s 1; 1984 c 654 art 5 s 58; 1985 c 21 s 44; 1986 c 444

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