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609.1351 PETITION FOR CIVIL COMMITMENT.
When a court sentences a person under section 609.342, 609.343, 609.344, 609.345,
609.3453, or 609.3455, subdivision 3a, the court shall make a preliminary determination whether
in the court's opinion a petition under section 253B.185 may be appropriate and include the
determination as part of the sentencing order. If the court determines that a petition may
be appropriate, the court shall forward its preliminary determination along with supporting
documentation to the county attorney.
History: 1989 c 290 art 4 s 9; 1992 c 571 art 3 s 7; 1Sp1994 c 1 art 2 s 32; 1998 c 367 art 6
s 15; 2005 c 136 art 4 s 5; 2006 c 260 art 1 s 47