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383B.259 PISTOL RANGE.

Subdivision 1.Establishment.

The county board of Hennepin County is hereby authorized and empowered to establish and maintain on any property owned by the county a pistol range for the training of sheriff's deputies and other law enforcement officers in the use of firearms, as well as encouraging marksmanship by permitting National Rifle Association sanctioned or approved pistol matches to be held at such range.

Subd. 2.Maintenance costs.

Annual maintenance cost shall include the furnishing of targets and ammunition, except for National Rifle Association matches, said costs to be included in the sheriff's budget.

Subd. 3.Use.

The county board of any such county is also authorized and empowered to agree with any state agency or department, and with any home rule charter or statutory city, town, or organization affiliated with the National Rifle Association in such county for the use of such pistol range by its law enforcement officers and members of the National Rifle Association on such terms and conditions as may be agreed upon.

Subd. 4.Control, supervision.

The county board of any such county shall have complete control of any pistol range so established and shall be charged with the supervision thereof and may appoint any competent law enforcement officer, who shall be a resident of such county, in charge of the range and may establish and impose rules and regulations for its use and may deny any person or persons the use of such range as a penalty for violation of such rules or regulations.