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2008 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

WITNESSES

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

Abortion, fifth amendment rights, exception, Minn. Statutes 2008 617.21

Abuse, witnesses to, services, policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2008 15.87

Addresses, crime victims, confidentiality, Minn. Statutes 2008 611A.035

Adoption

Consents, Minn. Statutes 2008 259.24

Hearings on petition, waiver of notice, Minn. Statutes 2008 259.49

Aeronautics, Minn. Statutes 2008 360.015

Age

Child witnesses, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Marriages, witnesses to, Minn. Statutes 2008 517.10

Agricultural chemicals, inspections, Minn. Statutes 2008 18D.201

Airport boards of adjustment, Minn. Statutes 2008 360.071

Alcohol and drug counselors, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Alternative dispute resolution proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Antenuptial agreements, Minn. Statutes 2008 519.11

Arbitration hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 572.14

Attorneys, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Bribery, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.42

Change of name, Minn. Statutes 2008 259.10

Child custody, see Witnesses under CHILD CUSTODY

Children, see Witnesses under CHILDREN

Chiropractic Examiners Board, power to summon, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.04

Chiropractors, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

City council hearings, special assessments, Minn. Statutes 2008 429.061

Civil service commissions, Saint Louis County, Minn. Statutes 2008 383C.048

Civil trials, interpreters (language), Minn. Statutes 2008 546.43

Clergy, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Collection agencies, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2008 332.40

Collective bargaining, group representatives, Minn. Statutes 2008 179.16

Commerce Department, collection agencies, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2008 332.40

Commitments

Criminal cases, Minn. Statutes 2008 629.54, 2008 629.55

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 253B.08

Intrusive mental health treatments, declaration of preferences or instructions, Minn. Statutes 2008 253B.03

Communication assistants for telecommunications systems, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Compelling appearance, see SUBPOENAS

Compensation and salaries, see Fees under this topic

Competence

Convicts, Minn. Statutes 2008 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 2008 360.015

Detaining, Minn. Statutes 2008 588.01

Refusal to be sworn or answer, Minn. Statutes 2008 588.01, 2008 588.20

Workers' compensation, subpoenas, failure to obey, Minn. Statutes 2008 176.351

Contested cases

Administrative procedure, Minn. Statutes 2008 14.60

Local water management, Minn. Statutes 2008 103B.345

Convicts, competence, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.07

Credibility, traffic violation convictions not to affect, Minn. Statutes 2008 169.94

Criminal contempt, refusal to be sworn or answer, Minn. Statutes 2008 588.20

Criminal proceedings

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

Deaf persons, interpreters, Minn. Statutes 2008 611.30 to 2008 611.34

Fees, see same under this topic

Nonresidents, Minn. Statutes 2008 357.32, 2008 634.07, 2008 634.08

Public defenders, defendants, Minn. Statutes 2008 357.24

Recognizance, Minn. Statutes 2008 629.54, 2008 629.55

Summoning, Minn. Statutes 2008 629.44

Travel and testimony, Minn. Statutes 2008 634.06 to 2008 634.09

Cruelty to animals, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2008 343.22

Data, law enforcement data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2008 13.82

Date of birth, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2008 611A.035

Deaf persons, interpreters

Civil proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.42 to 2008 546.44

Criminal proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 611.30 to 2008 611.34

Definitions, judicial proof, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.01

Deposed persons, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.01

Developmentally disabled persons, examination of capacity, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.06

Disciplinary hearings, state troopers, Minn. Statutes 2008 299D.03

Distrained animals, damages, Minn. Statutes 2008 346.10

Dogs, damage claims, Minn. Statutes 2008 347.15

Estrays, determination of charges, Minn. Statutes 2008 346.04

Expenses, reimbursement

Business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2008 302A.521

Cooperative associations, Minn. Statutes 2008 308B.471

Limited liability companies, Minn. Statutes 2008 322B.699

Nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2008 317A.521

Travel, Minn. Statutes 2008 357.22, 2008 357.24, 2008 357.32, 2008 638.06 to 2008 638.08

Expert witnesses, see EXPERT WITNESSES

Farmers' mutual fire insurance companies, Minn. Statutes 2008 67A.36

Fees

Ambulance services, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 144E.30

Arbitration hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 572.14

Asbestos Abatement Act lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 326.78

Attorneys' removal or suspension proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 481.15

Businesses, gambling violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 349.37

Child maltreatment, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 256.045

Claims against local governments, Minn. Statutes 2008 471.38

Commitment hearings, payment, Minn. Statutes 2008 253B.23

Compensation and salary lawsuits and hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 181.171

Criminal trials

Committed witnesses, Minn. Statutes 2008 629.55

County payment, change of venue, Minn. Statutes 2008 627.02

Fees and expenses, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 357.24

Payment by state, Minn. Statutes 2008 480.182

Payments by county treasurer, Minn. Statutes 2008 357.32

Firefighters, lawsuits against, Minn. Statutes 2008 471.86

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 357.22

Hazardous substances releases, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 115B.14

Health Department, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.054

Implied consent hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 634.15

Insurance for, authority to issue, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 60A.06

Juvenile courts, payment, Minn. Statutes 2008 260B.152, 2008 260B.331, 2008 260C.152, 2008 260C.331, 2008 357.241

Labor and Industry Department, payment, Minn. Statutes 2008 175.20

Municipal officers, exception, Minn. Statutes 2008 357.23

Nursing home administrators, violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 144A.2511

Parents of child witnesses, Minn. Statutes 2008 357.242

Paternity lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 257.69

Payment to attorneys in case, Minn. Statutes 2008 357.30

Peace officers, Minn. Statutes 2008 357.13, 2008 471.44, 2008 471.45

Public Utilities Commission, Minn. Statutes 2008 216.18, 2008 216B.28

Reimbursements, human services, Minn. Statutes 2008 256.045

Sheriff's civil service commissions, Minn. Statutes 2008 387.40

State, payment by, Minn. Statutes 2008 480.182

Tax administration and compliance proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 270C.31, 2008 270C.32

Tax Court, Minn. Statutes 2008 271.19

Travel expenses, Minn. Statutes 2008 357.22, 2008 357.24, 2008 357.32, 2008 638.06 to 2008 638.08

Unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2008 268.105, 2008 268.188

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2008 176.351

Fifth amendment rights, see under CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS

Firefighters civil service commissions, Minn. Statutes 2008 420.12

Foreign states, criminal trials in, Minn. Statutes 2008 634.06 to 2008 634.09

Fraternal benefit societies

Examinations and visitations, Minn. Statutes 2008 64B.30

Gambling, violations, licenses

Revocation or suspension, Minn. Statutes 2008 349.37

Grand jury witnesses

Names, entry on indictment, Minn. Statutes 2008 630.18

News media sources, protection, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.021 to 2008 595.025

Testimony, disclosure by juror, Minn. Statutes 2008 628.65

Health care directives, Minn. Statutes 2008 145C.03

Health care information, review organizations, testimony, Minn. Statutes 2008 145.64

Health Department, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.054

Health maintenance organizations

Audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2008 62D.14

Health threat to others, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.4175

Home care services, proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 144A.46

Household goods warehouses, complaints, Minn. Statutes 2008 231.24

Housing, statutory warranties, modifications or waivers, Minn. Statutes 2008 327A.04

Human Services Department, Minn. Statutes 2008 256B.13

Husbands, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02, 2008 609.326

Identity

Protection, predatory offender risk assessment determination, Minn. Statutes 2008 244.052

Withholding, Minn. Statutes 2008 13.82

In forma pauperis proceedings, court costs, Minn. Statutes 2008 563.01

Inquests court inquests, Minn. Statutes 2008 390.32, 2008 390.33

Insurance companies, liquidation, payment, preference, Minn. Statutes 2008 60B.44

Interpreters

Civil proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.42 to 2008 546.44

Criminal proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 611.30 to 2008 611.34

Privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Intoxicated persons, ability to testify, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Jurors, personal knowledge of fact in controversy, Minn. Statutes 2008 631.05

Juvenile witnesses, see Witnesses under CHILDREN

Labor and Industry Department, small claims court, Minn. Statutes 2008 176.2615

Legislative personnel, Minn. Statutes 2008 3.16

Licensed consulting psychologists, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Licensing boards, subpoenas, power to issue, Minn. Statutes 2008 214.10

Living wills, Minn. Statutes 2008 145B.03, 2008 145B.04

Local social services agencies, Minn. Statutes 2008 256B.13

Marriage, witnesses to

Age requirement, Minn. Statutes 2008 517.10

Signatures on marriage certificates, Minn. Statutes 2008 517.10

Solemnization, authority, Minn. Statutes 2008 517.01, 2008 517.09, 2008 517.18

Meat and poultry inspection investigations, Minn. Statutes 2008 31A.27

Mediation, documents, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Mediators, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Mental illness, persons with, ability to testify, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Metropolitan Airports Commission proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 473.608

Mileage

Ambulance services, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 144E.30

Asbestos Abatement Act lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 326.78

Commitment hearings, payment, Minn. Statutes 2008 253B.23, 2008 480.182

Firefighters civil service commissions, trials, Minn. Statutes 2008 420.12

Gambling violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 349.37

Health Department, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.054, 2008 144A.754

Juvenile courts, Minn. Statutes 2008 260B.152, 2008 260B.331, 2008 260C.152, 2008 260C.331

Police civil service commissions, trials, Minn. Statutes 2008 419.11

Public guardianship, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 252A.20

Public Utilities Commission, Minn. Statutes 2008 216.18, 2008 216B.28

Sheriff's civil service commissions, Minn. Statutes 2008 387.40

State, payment by, Minn. Statutes 2008 480.182

Water and Soil Resources Board hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 103A.335, 2008 103D.101

Minneapolis Employees Retirement Fund board, Minn. Statutes 2008 422A.04

Motor vehicle dealers, license hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 168.27

Motor vehicle retail sales contracts, subpoenas, Minn. Statutes 2008 53C.05

Municipal merit systems, dismissal hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 44.08

News media, sources, protection, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.021 to 2008 595.025

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

Nonresidents, criminal proceedings

Court certificates requiring attendance, Minn. Statutes 2008 634.07

Immunity from arrest, Minn. Statutes 2008 634.08

Travel expenses, Minn. Statutes 2008 357.32

Nursery stock, violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 18J.05

Nursing Board, power to summon, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.191

Oaths and affirmations

Capacity to understand, examination, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.06

Form, Minn. Statutes 2008 358.07, 2008 358.08

Health Department, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.054

Occupational safety and health, Minn. Statutes 2008 182.659

Ombudsman for mental health and developmental disabilities

Hearings, witness privileges, Minn. Statutes 2008 245.94

Order to travel and testify, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2008 634.06

Pardons Board, travel expenses, Minn. Statutes 2008 638.08

Parents, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Parties to suits, testimony, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Paternity, Minn. Statutes 2008 257.63, 2008 257.69

Peace officers' discipline procedures, Minn. Statutes 2008 626.89

Personal representatives, beneficiaries deemed as, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Photographs, display to, Minn. Statutes 2008 13.43

Physicians and surgeons, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Plant pests, violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 18J.05

Plants (vegetation), violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 18J.05

Police civil service commissions, Minn. Statutes 2008 419.11

Psychologists, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2008 353.03

Public guardianship hearings, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2008 252A.20

Public interest labor disputes, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 179.08

Public officials, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Public Safety Department

Motor vehicle dealers, license hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 168.27

Witness and victim protection fund, creation, Minn. Statutes 2008 299C.065

Public Utilities Commission

Authority to summon, Minn. Statutes 2008 216.18

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2008 216.18, 2008 216B.28

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 216B.28 to 2008 216B.31

Refusal to testify, contempt, Minn. Statutes 2008 216B.29

Subpoenas, disobedience, effect, Minn. Statutes 2008 216.18

Recognizance

Children, Minn. Statutes 2008 629.55

Criminal cases, Minn. Statutes 2008 629.54, 2008 629.55

Recognizance to keep the peace, Minn. Statutes 2008 625.04, 2008 625.10

Swindling, Minn. Statutes 2008 629.364

Refusal to testify

Contempts, Minn. Statutes 2008 588.01, 2008 588.20

Public Utilities Commission, Minn. Statutes 2008 216B.29

Punishment, notaries public, Minn. Statutes 2008 359.11

Self-incrimination, see Fifth amendment rights under CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS

Registered nurses, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Registration of title, examiners of titles, Minn. Statutes 2008 508.13

Religious corporations, incorporation procedures, Minn. Statutes 2008 315.01

Religious workers, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Retaliation against, employers, Minn. Statutes 2008 611A.036

Revenue Department, Minn. Statutes 2008 270C.31, 2008 270C.32

Rulemaking hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 14.14

Rules of evidence, conflicts with statutes, Minn. Statutes 2008 480.0591

School board hearings, students, exclusion or expulsion, Minn. Statutes 2008 121A.47

Search warrants, support for issuance, Minn. Statutes 2008 626.09

Seed Law, violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 18J.05

Sexual assault counselors, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Shootings, aid to shooting victims, Minn. Statutes 2008 604A.02, 2008 609.662

Signatures

Notarial acts, attesting signatures defined as, Minn. Statutes 2008 358.41

Procedure, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 358.42

Short form, Minn. Statutes 2008 358.48

Social workers, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Speech impaired persons, interpreters

Civil proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.42 to 2008 546.44

Criminal proceeding, Minn. Statutes 2008 611.30 to 2008 611.34

Spouses

Privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Testifying against spouse, prostitution, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.326

Swindling, Minn. Statutes 2008 629.364

Tax administration and compliance, Minn. Statutes 2008 270C.31, 2008 270C.32

Tax arbitration boards, Minn. Statutes 2008 290.081, 2008 290.171

Tax Court, Minn. Statutes 2008 271.13, 2008 271.19

Teachers Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2008 354.07

Telephone numbers, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2008 611A.035

Topographic surveys, Saint Louis County, Minn. Statutes 2008 383C.455

Transportation Department, proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 174.10

Travel expenses

Amount, Minn. Statutes 2008 357.22

Criminal cases, Minn. Statutes 2008 357.24, 2008 357.32

Nonresidents, Minn. Statutes 2008 357.32

Pardons Board, Minn. Statutes 2008 638.08

Payment in advance of travel, Minn. Statutes 2008 357.22, 2008 357.32

Travel outside of state of residence, Minn. Statutes 2008 634.06, 2008 634.07

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

Undercover buy fund, witness and victim protection, Minn. Statutes 2008 299C.065

Victims of crime, Minn. Statutes 2008 611A.035

Voir dire examinations, Minn. Statutes 2008 631.36

Voir dire, Minn. Statutes 2008 631.36

Waivers, privileges, health threat to others, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.4175

Water and Soil Resources Board hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 103A.335, 2008 103D.101

Water use permit hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 103G.311

Wiretapped evidence, persons overhearing, Minn. Statutes 2008 626A.11

Witness and victim protection fund

Creation, Public Safety Department, Minn. Statutes 2008 299C.065

Witness and victim protection programs

Participants, Minn. Statutes 2008 13.82, 2008 144.218, 2008 259.10

Wives, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02, 2008 609.326

Workers' compensation insurance, inspections, Minn. Statutes 2008 176.184

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2008 176.351, 2008 176.541