Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Capital IconMinnesota Legislature

Office of the Revisor of Statutes


Subdivision 1.Gross misdemeanor offenses.

Whoever commits any of the following acts is guilty of a gross misdemeanor:

(1) willfully conceals, cancels, defaces, or obliterates a health care directive of a principal without the consent of the principal;

(2) willfully conceals or withholds personal knowledge of a revocation of a health care directive;

(3) falsifies or forges a health care directive or a revocation of the instrument;

(4) coerces or fraudulently induces another to execute a health care directive; or

(5) requires or prohibits the execution of a health care directive as a condition for being insured for or receiving all or some health care services.

Subd. 2.Felony offenses.

Whoever commits an act prohibited under subdivision 1 is guilty of a felony if the act results in bodily harm to the principal or to the person who would have been a principal but for the unlawful act.

Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes