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241.02 TRANSFER OF POWERS AND DUTIES.
    Subdivision 1. State prisons and reformatories. All the powers and duties now vested in or
imposed upon the commissioner of human services relating to the administration, management,
and operation of the state prison, the state reformatory for men, and the Minnesota Correctional
Institution for Women are hereby transferred to, vested in, and imposed upon the commissioner
of corrections. All the powers and duties now vested in the commissioner of human services in
relation to such institutions are hereby abolished.
    Subd. 2. Prisons, jails and lockups. All the powers and duties now vested in, or imposed
upon the commissioner of human services relating to prisons, jails, and lockups, as contained
in sections 256.02, 641.21, 641.22, 641.25, 641.26, 642.01, 642.02, 642.09, 642.10, and 642.11
are hereby transferred to, vested in, and imposed upon the commissioner of corrections. All the
powers and duties now vested in the commissioner of human services in relation to such prisons,
jails, and lockups, are hereby abolished.
History: 1959 c 263 s 2; 1967 c 398 s 4; 1984 c 654 art 5 s 58