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629.73 NOTICE TO CRIME VICTIM; RELEASE OF ARRESTED OR DETAINED PERSON.

Subdivision 1.Oral notice.

When a person arrested or a juvenile detained for a crime of violence or an attempted crime of violence is about to be released from pretrial detention, the agency having custody of the arrested or detained person or its designee shall make a reasonable and good faith effort before release to inform orally the victim or, if the victim is incapacitated, the same or next of kin, or if the victim is a minor, the victim's parent or guardian of the following matters:

(1) the conditions of release, if any;

(2) the time of release;

(3) the time, date, and place of the next scheduled court appearance of the arrested or detained person and, where applicable, the victim's right to be present at the court appearance; and

(4) the location and telephone number of the area sexual assault program as designated by the commissioner of corrections.

Subd. 2.Written notice.

As soon as practicable after the arrested or detained person is released, the agency having custody of the arrested or detained person or its designee must personally deliver or mail to the alleged victim written notice of the information contained in subdivision 1, clauses (2) and (3).