Subdivision 1. Terms defined.
For purpose of sections
defined in this section have the meanings given them.
Subd. 2. Building.
"Building" means a structure suitable for affording shelter for human
beings including any appurtenant or connected structure.
Subd. 3. Dwelling.
"Dwelling" means a building used as a permanent or temporary residence.
Subd. 4. Enters a building without consent.
"Enters a building without consent" means:
(a) to enter a building without the consent of the person in lawful possession;
(b) to enter a building by using artifice, trick, or misrepresentation to obtain consent to
enter from the person in lawful possession; or
(c) to remain within a building without the consent of the person in lawful possession.
Whoever enters a building while open to the general public does so with consent except
when consent was expressly withdrawn before entry.
Subd. 5. Government building.
"Government building" means a building that is owned,
leased, controlled, or operated by a governmental entity for a governmental purpose.
Subd. 6. Religious establishment.
"Religious establishment" means a building used for
worship services by a religious organization and clearly identified as such by a posted sign or
Subd. 7. School building.
"School building" means a public or private preschool, elementary
school, middle school, secondary school, or postsecondary school building.
Subd. 8. Historic property.
"Historic property" means any property identified as a historic
site or historic place by sections
and clearly identified as such by a posted
sign or other means.
History: 1983 c 321 s 1; 2007 c 54 art 2 s 11-14