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Any person who fails or refuses to provide for instruction of a child of whom the person has
legal custody, and who is required by section 120A.22, subdivision 5, to receive instruction, when
notified so to do by a truant officer or other official, or any person who induces or attempts to
induce any child unlawfully to be absent from school, or who knowingly harbors or employs,
while school is in session, any child unlawfully absent from school, shall be guilty of a petty
misdemeanor. Any fines collected shall be paid into the county treasury for the benefit of the
school district in which the offense is committed.
History: Ex1959 c 71 art 8 s 20; 1986 c 444; 1987 c 178 s 8; 1989 c 296 s 3; 1993 c 224 art
14 s 14; 1995 c 226 art 3 s 8; 1998 c 397 art 1 s 56,58; art 11 s 3; 2002 c 220 art 6 s 7

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