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Minnesota “FELONY assault MOTIVATED BY BIAS”

(Note that it is an ENHANCEMENT of an existing crime ie adding 25% to the sentence IF PROVEN)

“ 609.2233 FELONY ASSAULT MOTIVATED BY BIAS; INCREASED STATUTORY MAXIMUM SENTENCE.
A person who violates section 609.221, 609.222, or 609.223 because of the victim’s or another person’s actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability as defined in section 363A.03, age, or national origin is subject to a statutory maximum penalty of 25 percent longer than the maximum penalty otherwise applicable.”