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270C.055 CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS, REFERRAL, AND INFORMATION
DISCLOSURE.
    Subdivision 1. Requesting assistance. If the commissioner has reason to believe that a
criminal violation of the state revenue laws or chapter 349 has occurred, the commissioner may
request the attorney general or the prosecuting authority of any county to assist in a criminal
investigation.
    Subd. 2. Referral for prosecution. If a proceeding is referred to a prosecuting authority,
and the prosecuting authority fails to issue or cause to be issued an indictment or criminal
complaint within 30 days after the referral by the commissioner, the attorney general may conduct
the proceeding.
    Subd. 3. Authority to disclose information. The commissioner may disclose information
to the prosecuting authority and attorney general pursuant to section 270B.05, subdivision 2,
clause (1).
History: 2005 c 151 art 1 s 6