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2021 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

WITNESSES

See also CORROBORATION; CROSS-EXAMINATION; EVIDENCE; PERJURY; WITNESS TAMPERING

Abortion, fifth amendment rights, exception, Minn. Statutes 2021 617.21

Abuse, witnesses to, services, policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2021 15.87

Addresses, crime victims, confidentiality, Minn. Statutes 2021 611A.035

Adoption

Consents, Minn. Statutes 2021 259.24

Hearings on petition, waiver of notice, Minn. Statutes 2021 259.49

Aeronautics, Minn. Statutes 2021 360.015

Age

Child witnesses, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Marriages, witnesses to, Minn. Statutes 2021 517.10

Agricultural chemicals, inspections, Minn. Statutes 2021 18D.201

Airport boards of adjustment, Minn. Statutes 2021 360.071

Alcohol and drug counselors, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Alternative dispute resolution proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Antenuptial agreements, Minn. Statutes 2021 519.11

Attorneys, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Bribery, Minn. Statutes 2021 609.42

Change of name, Minn. Statutes 2021 259.10

Child abuse and maltreatment, juvenile court hearings, confidential or privileged information, Minn. Statutes 2021 260E.04

Child custody, see Witnesses under CHILD CUSTODY

Children, see Witnesses under CHILDREN

Chiropractic Examiners Board, power to summon, Minn. Statutes 2021 148.04

Chiropractors, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

City council hearings, special assessments, Minn. Statutes 2021 429.061

Civil service commissions, Saint Louis County, Minn. Statutes 2021 383C.048

Civil trials, interpreters (language), Minn. Statutes 2021 546.43

Clergy, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Collection agencies, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2021 332.40

Collective bargaining, group representatives, Minn. Statutes 2021 179.16

Commerce Department, collection agencies and debt buyers, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2021 332.40

Commitments of sex offenders

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2021 253D.03

Intrusive mental health treatments, declarations of preferences or instructions, Minn. Statutes 2021 253D.17

Mileage, Minn. Statutes 2021 253D.03

Commitments

Criminal cases, Minn. Statutes 2021 629.54, 2021 629.55

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 253B.08

Intrusive mental health treatments, declaration of preferences or instructions, Minn. Statutes 2021 253B.03

Communication assistants for telecommunications systems, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Compelling appearance, see SUBPOENAS

Compensation and salaries, see Fees under this topic

Competence

Convicted persons, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.07

Religious tests prohibited, Minn. Const. art 1 s 17

Compulsory process to obtain witnesses, Minn. Const. art 1 s 6

Confrontation, right of accused, Minn. Const. art 1 s 6

Contempts

Aeronautics, orders, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2021 360.015

Detaining, Minn. Statutes 2021 588.01

Refusal to be sworn or answer, Minn. Statutes 2021 588.01, 2021 588.20

Workers' compensation, subpoenas, failure to obey, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.351

Contested cases

Administrative procedure, Minn. Statutes 2021 14.60

Local water management, Minn. Statutes 2021 103B.345

Convicted persons, competence, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.07

Credibility, traffic violation convictions not to affect, Minn. Statutes 2021 169.94

Criminal contempt, refusal to be sworn or answer, Minn. Statutes 2021 588.20

Criminal proceedings

Constitutional provisions regarding, Minn. Const. art 1 s 6

Deaf persons, interpreters, Minn. Statutes 2021 611.30 to 2021 611.34

Fees, see same under this topic

Nonresidents, Minn. Statutes 2021 357.32, 2021 634.07, 2021 634.08

Public defenders, defendants, Minn. Statutes 2021 357.24

Recognizance, Minn. Statutes 2021 629.54, 2021 629.55

Summoning, Minn. Statutes 2021 629.44

Travel and testimony, Minn. Statutes 2021 634.06 to 2021 634.09

Cruelty to animals, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2021 343.22

Data, law enforcement data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2021 13.82

Date of birth, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2021 611A.035

Deaf persons, interpreters

Civil proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2021 546.42 to 2021 546.44

Criminal proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2021 611.30 to 2021 611.34

Definitions, judicial proof, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.01

Deposed persons, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.01

Disciplinary hearings, state troopers, Minn. Statutes 2021 299D.03

Distrained animals, damages, Minn. Statutes 2021 346.10

Dogs, damage claims, Minn. Statutes 2021 347.15

Estrays, determination of charges, Minn. Statutes 2021 346.04

Examination of capacity, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.06

Expenses, reimbursement

Business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2021 302A.521

Cooperative associations, Minn. Statutes 2021 308B.471

Limited liability companies, Minn. Statutes 2021 322C.0408

Nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2021 317A.521

Travel, Minn. Statutes 2021 357.22, 2021 357.24, 2021 357.32, 2021 638.06 to 2021 638.08

Expert witnesses, see EXPERT WITNESSES

Eyewitness identification policies, Minn. Statutes 2021 626.8433

Fees

Adulterated or misbranded food, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2021 34A.12

Ambulance services, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2021 144E.30

Asbestos Abatement Act lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2021 326.78

Attorneys' removal or suspension proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2021 481.15

Businesses, gambling violations, Minn. Statutes 2021 349.37

Child maltreatment, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2021 256.045

Claims against local governments, Minn. Statutes 2021 471.38

Commitment hearings, Minn. Statutes 2021 253B.23, 2021 253D.03

Compensation and salary lawsuits and hearings, Minn. Statutes 2021 181.171

Criminal trials

Committed witnesses, Minn. Statutes 2021 629.55

County payment, change of venue, Minn. Statutes 2021 627.02

Fees and expenses, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 357.24

Payment by state, Minn. Statutes 2021 480.182

Payments by county treasurer, Minn. Statutes 2021 357.32

Firefighters, lawsuits against, Minn. Statutes 2021 471.86

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 357.22

Hazardous substances releases, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2021 115B.14

Health Department, Minn. Statutes 2021 144.054

Implied consent hearings, Minn. Statutes 2021 634.15

Insurance for, authority to issue, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 60A.06

Juvenile courts, payment, Minn. Statutes 2021 260B.152, 2021 260B.331, 2021 260C.152, 2021 260C.331, 2021 357.241

Labor and Industry Department, payment, Minn. Statutes 2021 175.20

Municipal officers, exception, Minn. Statutes 2021 357.23

Nursing home administrators, violations, Minn. Statutes 2021 144A.2511

Parents of child witnesses, Minn. Statutes 2021 357.242

Paternity lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2021 257.69

Payment to attorneys in case, Minn. Statutes 2021 357.30

Peace officers, Minn. Statutes 2021 357.13, 2021 471.44, 2021 471.45

Public Utilities Commission, Minn. Statutes 2021 216.18, 2021 216B.28

Reimbursements, human services, Minn. Statutes 2021 256.045

Sheriff's civil service commissions, Minn. Statutes 2021 387.40

State, payment by, Minn. Statutes 2021 480.182

Tax administration and compliance proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2021 270C.31, 2021 270C.32

Tax Court, Minn. Statutes 2021 271.19

Travel expenses, Minn. Statutes 2021 357.22, 2021 357.24, 2021 357.32, 2021 638.06 to 2021 638.08

Unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2021 268.105, 2021 268.188

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.351

Fifth amendment rights, see under CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS

Firefighters civil service commissions, Minn. Statutes 2021 420.12

Foreign states, criminal trials in, Minn. Statutes 2021 634.06 to 2021 634.09

Formal testacy proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2021 524.3-406

Fraternal benefit societies, examinations and visitations, Minn. Statutes 2021 64B.30

Gambling, violations, licenses, revocation or suspension, Minn. Statutes 2021 349.37

Grand jury witnesses

Names, entry on indictment, Minn. Statutes 2021 630.18

News media sources, protection, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.021 to 2021 595.025

Testimony, disclosure by juror, Minn. Statutes 2021 628.65

Health care directives, Minn. Statutes 2021 145C.03

Health care information, review organizations, testimony, Minn. Statutes 2021 145.64

Health Department, Minn. Statutes 2021 144.054

Health maintenance organizations, audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2021 62D.14

Health threat to others, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2021 144.4175

Household goods warehouses, complaints, Minn. Statutes 2021 231.24

Housing, warranties, modifications or waivers, Minn. Statutes 2021 327A.04

Human Services Department, Minn. Statutes 2021 256B.13

Husbands, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02, 2021 609.326

Identity

Eyewitness identification policies, Minn. Statutes 2021 626.8433

Protection, predatory offender risk assessment determination, Minn. Statutes 2021 244.052

Withholding, Minn. Statutes 2021 13.82

In forma pauperis proceedings, court costs, Minn. Statutes 2021 563.01

Inquests court inquests, Minn. Statutes 2021 390.32, 2021 390.33

Insurance companies, liquidation, payment, preference, Minn. Statutes 2021 60B.44

International wills, Minn. Statutes 2021 524.2-1003

Interpreters

Civil proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2021 546.42 to 2021 546.44

Criminal proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2021 611.30 to 2021 611.34

Privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Intoxicated persons, ability to testify, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Jurors, personal knowledge of fact in controversy, Minn. Statutes 2021 631.05

Juvenile witnesses, see Witnesses under CHILDREN

Legislative personnel, Minn. Statutes 2021 3.16

Licensed consulting psychologists, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Licensing boards, subpoenas, power to issue, Minn. Statutes 2021 214.10

Living wills, Minn. Statutes 2021 145B.03, 2021 145B.04

Local social services agencies, Minn. Statutes 2021 256B.13

Marriage, witnesses to

Age requirement, Minn. Statutes 2021 517.10

Signatures on marriage certificates, Minn. Statutes 2021 517.10

Solemnization, authority, Minn. Statutes 2021 517.01, 2021 517.09, 2021 517.18

Meat and poultry inspection investigations, Minn. Statutes 2021 31A.27

Mediation, documents, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Mediators, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Mental illness, persons with, ability to testify, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Metropolitan Airports Commission proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2021 473.608

Mileage

Adulterated or misbranded food, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2021 34A.12

Ambulance services, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2021 144E.30

Asbestos Abatement Act lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2021 326.78

Commitment hearings, Minn. Statutes 2021 253B.23, 2021 253D.03, 2021 480.182

Firefighters civil service commissions, trials, Minn. Statutes 2021 420.12

Gambling violations, Minn. Statutes 2021 349.37

Health Department, Minn. Statutes 2021 144.054, 2021 144A.754

Juvenile courts, Minn. Statutes 2021 260B.152, 2021 260B.331, 2021 260C.152, 2021 260C.331

Police civil service commissions, trials, Minn. Statutes 2021 419.11

Public guardianship, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2021 252A.20

Public Utilities Commission, Minn. Statutes 2021 216.18, 2021 216B.28

Sheriff's civil service commissions, Minn. Statutes 2021 387.40

State, payment by, Minn. Statutes 2021 480.182

Water and Soil Resources Board hearings, Minn. Statutes 2021 103A.335, 2021 103D.101

Motor vehicle dealers, license hearings, Minn. Statutes 2021 168.27

Motor vehicle retail sales contracts, subpoenas, Minn. Statutes 2021 53C.05

Municipal merit systems, dismissal hearings, Minn. Statutes 2021 44.08

News media, sources, protection, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.021 to 2021 595.025

Non-English-speaking persons, see Interpreters under this topic

Nonresidents, criminal proceedings

Court certificates requiring attendance, Minn. Statutes 2021 634.07

Immunity from arrest, Minn. Statutes 2021 634.08

Travel expenses, Minn. Statutes 2021 357.32

Nursing Board, power to summon, Minn. Statutes 2021 148.191

Oaths and affirmations

Capacity to understand, examination, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.06

Form, Minn. Statutes 2021 358.07, 2021 358.08

Health Department, Minn. Statutes 2021 144.054

Occupational safety and health, Minn. Statutes 2021 182.659

Ombudsman for mental health and developmental disabilities, hearings, witness privileges, Minn. Statutes 2021 245.94

Order to travel and testify, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2021 634.06

Pardons Board, travel expenses, Minn. Statutes 2021 638.08

Parents, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Parties to suits, testimony, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Paternity, Minn. Statutes 2021 257.63, 2021 257.69

Peace officers' discipline procedures, Minn. Statutes 2021 626.89

Personal representatives, beneficiaries deemed as, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Photographs, display to, Minn. Statutes 2021 13.43

Physicians and surgeons, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Police civil service commissions, Minn. Statutes 2021 419.11

Prisoners, use of and benefits provided to, disclosure to defense, victim notification, reports, Minn. Statutes 2021 634.045

Psychologists, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2021 353.03

Public guardianship hearings, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2021 252A.20

Public interest labor disputes, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2021 179.08

Public officials, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Public Safety Department

Motor vehicle dealers, license hearings, Minn. Statutes 2021 168.27

Witness and victim protection fund, creation, Minn. Statutes 2021 299C.065

Public Utilities Commission

Authority to summon, Minn. Statutes 2021 216.18

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2021 216.18, 2021 216B.28

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 216B.28 to 2021 216B.31

Refusal to testify, contempt, Minn. Statutes 2021 216B.29

Subpoenas, disobedience, effect, Minn. Statutes 2021 216.18

Recognizance

Children, Minn. Statutes 2021 629.55

Criminal cases, Minn. Statutes 2021 629.54, 2021 629.55

Recognizance to keep the peace, Minn. Statutes 2021 625.04, 2021 625.10

Swindling, Minn. Statutes 2021 629.364

Refusal to testify

Contempts, Minn. Statutes 2021 588.01, 2021 588.20

Public Utilities Commission, Minn. Statutes 2021 216B.29

Punishment, notaries public, Minn. Statutes 2021 359.11

Self-incrimination, see Fifth amendment rights under CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS

Registered nurses, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Registration of title, examiners of titles, Minn. Statutes 2021 508.13

Religious corporations, incorporation procedures, Minn. Statutes 2021 315.01

Religious workers, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Retaliation against, employers, Minn. Statutes 2021 611A.036

Revenue Department, Minn. Statutes 2021 270C.31, 2021 270C.32

Rulemaking hearings, Minn. Statutes 2021 14.14

Rules of evidence, conflicts with statutes, Minn. Statutes 2021 480.0591

School board hearings, students, exclusion or expulsion, Minn. Statutes 2021 121A.47

Search warrants, support for issuance, Minn. Statutes 2021 626.09

Sexual assault

Aid to sexual assault victims, immunity from prosecution, Minn. Statutes 2021 604A.06

Counselors, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Shootings, aid to shooting victims, Minn. Statutes 2021 604A.02, 2021 609.662

Signatures, notaries public, attesting or witnessing, Minn. Statutes 2021 358.52

Social workers, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Speech-impaired persons, interpreters

Civil proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2021 546.42 to 2021 546.44

Criminal proceeding, Minn. Statutes 2021 611.30 to 2021 611.34

Spouses

Privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02

Testifying against spouse, prostitution, Minn. Statutes 2021 609.326

Swindling, Minn. Statutes 2021 629.364

Tax administration and compliance, Minn. Statutes 2021 270C.31, 2021 270C.32

Tax arbitration boards, Minn. Statutes 2021 290.081

Tax Court, Minn. Statutes 2021 271.13, 2021 271.19

Teachers Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2021 354.07

Telephone numbers, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2021 611A.035

Topographic surveys, Saint Louis County, Minn. Statutes 2021 383C.455

Transportation Department, proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2021 174.10

Travel expenses

Amount, Minn. Statutes 2021 357.22

Criminal cases, Minn. Statutes 2021 357.24, 2021 357.32

Nonresidents, Minn. Statutes 2021 357.32

Pardons Board, Minn. Statutes 2021 638.08

Payment in advance of travel, Minn. Statutes 2021 357.22, 2021 357.32

Travel outside of state of residence, Minn. Statutes 2021 634.06, 2021 634.07

Treason, witness to, Minn. Const. art 1 s 9

Undercover buy fund, witness and victim protection, Minn. Statutes 2021 299C.065

Victims of crime, Minn. Statutes 2021 611A.035

Voir dire examinations, Minn. Statutes 2021 631.36

Waivers, privileges, health threat to others, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2021 144.4175

Water and Soil Resources Board hearings, Minn. Statutes 2021 103A.335, 2021 103D.101

Water use permit hearings, Minn. Statutes 2021 103G.311

Wills, see Witnesses under WILLS

Wiretapped evidence, persons overhearing, Minn. Statutes 2021 626A.11

Witness and victim protection fund, creation, Public Safety Department, Minn. Statutes 2021 299C.065

Witness and victim protection programs, participants, Minn. Statutes 2021 13.82, 2021 144.218, 2021 259.10

Wives, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2021 595.02, 2021 609.326

Workers' compensation insurance, inspections, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.184

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2021 176.351, 2021 176.541