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The commissioner of human services shall erect, equip, and maintain in St. Peter and other geographic locations under the control of the commissioner of human services suitable buildings to be known as the Minnesota Security Hospital, for the purpose of providing a secure treatment facility as defined in section 253B.02, subdivision 18a, for persons who may be committed there by courts, or otherwise, or transferred there by the commissioner of human services, and for persons who are found to be mentally ill while confined in any correctional facility, or who may be found to be mentally ill and dangerous, and the commissioner shall supervise and manage the same as in the case of other state hospitals.

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