|Senate Counsel & Research||State of Minnesota|
|S.F. No. 3039 - Elections Deceptive Practices Prohibition|
|Author:||Senator Linda Higgins|
|Prepared by:||Chris Turner, Senate Research (651/296-4350)|
|Date:||March 28, 2006|
Section 1, Subdivision 1, creates a gross misdemeanor penalty for knowingly deceiving another
person regarding the time, place, or manner of voting, or the qualifications or restrictions on voter
eligibility with the intent to prevent that individual from voting
Subdivision 2 provides for civil relief for a person aggrieved by such actions.
Subdivision 3 provides that any person may report such actions to the county attorney or attorney general. If the report of a violation is within 72 hours immediately before an election, the prosecuting authority must investigate the complaint immediately. If not, the prosecuting authority must investigate the complaint within 48 hours.
Section 2 provides an August 1, 2006, effective date.
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