THE MINNESOTA SENTENCING GUIDELINES COMMISSION HELD A PUBLIC HEARING on Thursday, December 13, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. in Room 1100, of the Minnesota Senate Building, 95 University Ave. W., Saint Paul, MN 55155. The public hearing was held to consider a non-legislative proposal to modify the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines and Commentary §§ 1.B, Definitions; 2.B, Criminal History; 2.G, Convictions for Attempts, Conspiracies, and Other Sentence Modifiers; 4.A., Sentencing Guidelines Grid; 5.A, Offense Severity Reference Table; 5.B., Severity Level by Statutory Citation; and 6, Offenses Eligible for Permissive Consecutive Sentences; to renumber § 8, Targeted Misdemeanor List, as Appendix 4; and to establish a new § 8 designating a list of severe violent offenses.
A copy of the proposed modifications is available free of charge on the agency’s website at mn.gov/sentencing-guidelines or by contacting the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission by mail at 658 Cedar Street, Suite G-58, St. Paul, MN 55155, or telephone at (651) 296-0144. Persons with hearing or speech disabilities may contact us via their preferred Telecommunications Relay Service.
The Commission will hold the record open for five calendar days after the public hearing to accept written comment, after which the Commission will meet to formally adopt or reject the proposed modifications on December 20, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. in Room 1100 of the Minnesota Senate Building, 95 University Ave. W., Saint Paul, MN 55155. If adopted, modifications become effective August 1, 2019, unless the Legislature by law provides otherwise.
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Place: Room 1100, Minnesota Senate Building
95 University Ave. W.
St. Paul, MN 55155
The Commission will meet to formally adopt or reject the proposed modifications on December 20, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. in Room 1100 of the Minnesota Senate Building, 95 University Ave. W., Saint Paul, MN 55155. If adopted, modifications become effective August 1, 2019, unless the Legislature by law provides otherwise, and apply to crimes committed on or after that date.
Some Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission members may participate by telephone or other electronic means. Minnesota law provides, “If telephone or another electronic means is used to conduct a meeting, the entity, to the extent practical, shall allow a person to monitor the meeting electronically from a remote location. The entity may require the person making a connection to pay for documented marginal costs that the entity incurs as a result of the additional connection.” Minn. Stat. § 13D.015
, subd. 4. Contact staff as soon as possible to make arrangements for such monitoring. In compliance with Minn. Stat. § 13D.015, this notice was posted on the MSGC web site on December 10, 2018. https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/cite/13D.015
NOTE: If you require special accommodations to attend this meeting, please contact the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission staff as soon as possible.
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