.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 180 as follows:
Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
"Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 626.84, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
Subd. 2. Scope.
12.03, subdivision 4
, or any
other law to the contrary, no individual employed or acting as an agent of any political
subdivision shall be authorized to carry a firearm when on duty unless the individual has
been licensed under sections
626.863 or is employed as a jailer by a sheriff's
. Nothing herein shall be construed as requiring licensure of a security guard as that
term is defined in section
626.88, subdivision 1
, paragraph (c).
Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 626.863, is amended to read:
1.11626.863 UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE.
(a) A person who is not a peace officer or part-time peace officer is guilty of a
misdemeanor if the person: (1) makes a representation of being a peace officer or part-time
peace officer, or (2) performs or attempts to perform an act, duty, or responsibility reserved
by law for licensed peace officers and part-time peace officers.
(b) A peace officer who authorizes or knowingly allows a person to violate paragraph
1.17(a) is guilty of a misdemeanor.
The board shall designate the appropriate law enforcement agency to investigate
violations of this section. The attorney general shall prosecute violations of this section.
1.20(d) A person who violates this section and who has previously been convicted of a
1.21violation of this section is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.
1.22EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective August 1, 2009, and applies to crimes
1.23committed on or after that date.
Delete the title and insert:
relating to public safety; permitting jailers to carry firearms; making it a crime for
a peace officer to authorize or knowingly allow another to engage in unauthorized
law enforcement practices;amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 626.84,
subdivision 2; 626.863."