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Politicizing Guns since 2017


Minnesota SF 85 - Background Checks

Minnesota SF 85

by Sen. David Dibble (D) with Sens. John Marty (D) and Sandra Pappas (D)

LEAP Forward Position: Support

Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 609.66, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:

Subd. 1i. Transfer without background check.

A transferor who voluntarily transfers a firearm, or a transferee who voluntarily receives a firearm, in violation of section 624.7134:

(1) for a first conviction, is guilty of a gross misdemeanor; and
(2) for a second or subsequent conviction, is guilty of a felony and may be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than two years or to payment of a fine of not more than $5,000, or both.