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206.66 VIOLATIONS; PENALTIES.
    Subdivision 1. Injuring voting machines. An individual who intentionally injures or
attempts to injure or render ineffectual any component of an electronic voting system, or who
violates any of the provisions of sections 206.55 to 206.90, is guilty of a felony.
    Subd. 2. Violation of law, rules. An individual who violates any rules adopted by the
secretary of state or by the governing body of a municipality where an electronic voting system
is used, or who violates any of the provisions of sections 206.55 to 206.90, is guilty of a gross
misdemeanor.
    Subd. 3. Performance bond. A vendor of electronic voting systems or related election
services shall furnish the secretary of state with a sufficient bond conditioned on the performance
of those machines, systems, or services in accordance with the Minnesota Election Law and any
contract or agreement made with an election jurisdiction in Minnesota. The vendor bond required
under section 206.57, subdivision 4, may serve as the performance bond required under this
subdivision. The secretary of state shall send notice of the receipt or forfeiture of a bond under
this subdivision to each official on the user list.
History: 1984 c 447 s 11; 1989 c 291 art 1 s 26; 1997 c 147 s 61