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609.714 CRIMES COMMITTED IN FURTHERANCE OF TERRORISM.
    Subdivision 1. Definition. As used in this section, a crime is committed to "further terrorism"
if the crime is a felony and is a premeditated act involving violence to persons or property that
is intended to:
(1) terrorize, intimidate, or coerce a considerable number of members of the public in
addition to the direct victims of the act; and
(2) significantly disrupt or interfere with the lawful exercise, operation, or conduct of
government, lawful commerce, or the right of lawful assembly.
    Subd. 2. Furtherance of terrorism; crime described; penalty. A person who commits a
felony crime to further terrorism is guilty of a crime. The statutory maximum for the crime is 50
percent longer than the statutory maximum for the underlying crime.
History: 2002 c 401 art 1 s 20