299E.01 CAPITOL COMPLEX SECURITY DIVISION.
Subdivision 1. Created; director.
A division in the Department of Public Safety to be
known as the Capitol Complex Security Division is under the supervision and control of the
director of Capitol complex security, who must be a member of the State Patrol and to whom are
assigned the duties and responsibilities described in this section. The commissioner may place
the director's position in the unclassified service if the position meets the criteria of section
43A.08, subdivision 1a
Subd. 2. Responsibilities.
The division shall be responsible and shall utilize state employees
for security and public information services in state-owned buildings and state leased-to-own
buildings in the Capitol area, as described in section
; it shall provide such personnel
as are required by the circumstances to insure the orderly conduct of state business and the
convenience of the public.
Subd. 3. Powers and duties transferred.
All powers, duties and responsibilities heretofore
assigned by law to the commissioner of administration relating to the general function of security
in such state-owned buildings are hereby transferred to the commissioner of public safety.
Subd. 4.MS 1969 [Repealed, Ex1971 c 48 s 8
Subd. 4. Capitol complex.
For purposes of this section, the Capitol complex of state-owned
buildings shall be as defined in chapter 15B, and acts amendatory thereof and such other
state-owned or state-leased buildings and property within the Twin Cities metropolitan area as the
governor from time to time may designate.
Subd. 5. Legislative intent.
Nothing in this section shall be construed to conflict with the
power of the legislature to appoint and assign such personnel and equipment as it deems necessary
for the conduct of its business.
Subd. 6. Vehicle towing.
Towing policy and practice for vehicles in public parking spaces
within the Capitol complex must conform to provisions of section
History: 1969 c 1129 art 1 s 19; Ex1971 c 48 s 8 subd 1; 1982 c 560 s 54; 1992 c 513 art 3 s
52; 2003 c 17 s 2; 1Sp2003 c 19 art 2 s 54; 2006 c 260 art 3 s 18
NOTE: The amendment to subdivision 2 by Laws 2006, chapter 260, article 3, section 18, is
effective July 1, 2007. Laws 2006, chapter 260, article 3, section 18, the effective date.