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243.21 TRESPASSING UPON INSTITUTION GROUNDS; DETENTION.
    Subdivision 1. Prohibition. No person shall trespass or loiter upon the grounds of any
state correctional facility, upon any farm or camp or other establishments belonging to a state
correctional facility, or upon the grounds of any other institution or facility under the control of
the commissioner of corrections without the consent of the chief executive officer thereof; nor
shall any person communicate or in any way assist in establishing communication with any
inmate of a state correctional facility or other institution or facility except as permitted by law or
authorized by the chief executive officer thereof. Whoever violates any of the provisions hereof
shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
    Subd. 2. Custody; arrest. Any person found to be trespassing or loitering upon the grounds
of a state correctional facility in violation of subdivision 1 or who, being lawfully upon the
grounds, introduces or attempts to introduce contraband prohibited by section 243.55 or anything
usable in making an escape, or assaults or attempts to assault an officer or employee of the facility,
may be taken into custody by the chief executive officer or a designated agent and detained for no
more than two hours, pending surrender to any peace officer having the power of arrest.
History: 1959 c 394; 1967 c 398 s 4; 1971 c 10 s 1; 1979 c 102 s 3; 1986 c 444