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609.586 POSSESSION OF CODE-GRABBING DEVICES; PENALTY.

Subdivision 1.Definition.

As used in this section, "code-grabbing device" means a device that can receive and record the coded signal sent by the transmitter of a security or other electronic system and can play back the signal to disarm or operate that system.

Subd. 2.Crime.

Whoever possesses a code-grabbing device with intent to use the device to commit an unlawful act may be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than three years or to payment of a fine of not more than $5,000, or both.