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617.91 DEFINITIONS.

Subdivision 1.General.

The definitions in this section apply to sections 617.91 to 617.97.

Subd. 2.Continuously or regularly.

"Continuously or regularly" means at least three separate incidents or occurrences in a period of not more than 12 months.

Subd. 3.Criminal gang.

"Criminal gang" has the meaning given in section 609.229.

Subd. 4.Gang activity.

"Gang activity" means the commission of one or more of the offenses listed in section 609.11, subdivision 9; criminal damage to property in the first or second degree under section 609.595, subdivision 1 or 1a; trespass under section 609.605; or disorderly conduct under section 609.72.

Subd. 5.Place.

"Place" means:

(1) a structure suitable for human shelter, a commercial structure that is maintained for business activities, a portion of the structure, or the land surrounding the structure that is under the control of the person who owns or is responsible for maintaining the structure. If the place is a multiunit dwelling, a hotel or motel, or a commercial or office building, "place" means only the portion of the place in which a public nuisance is maintained or permitted, including a dwelling unit, room, suite of rooms, office, common area, storage area, garage, parking area, or the land surrounding the place that is under the control of the person who owns or is responsible for maintaining the structure; or

(2) a parcel of land that does not include a structure and is under the control of the person who owns or is responsible for maintaining the land.

History:

2007 c 150 s 1