language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1993 CHAPTER 216-S.F.No. 441 An act relating to employment; requiring employers to indemnify employees for liability arising out of the scope of employment; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. [181.970] [EMPLOYEE INDEMNIFICATION.] Subdivision 1. [INDEMNIFICATION REQUIRED.] An employer shall defend and indemnify its employee for civil damages, penalties, or fines claimed or levied against the employee, provided that the employee: (1) was acting in the performance of the duties of the employee's position; (2) was not guilty of intentional misconduct, willful neglect of the duties of the employee's position, or bad faith; and (3) has not been indemnified by another person for the same damages, penalties, or fines. Subd. 2. [EXCEPTION.] Subdivision 1 does not apply to: (1) employees of the state or a municipality governed by section 3.736 or 466.07; (2) employees who are subject to a contract or other agreement governing indemnification rights; (3) employees and employers who are governed by indemnification provisions under section 300.083, 302A.521, 317A.521, or 322B.699, or similar laws of this state or another state specifically governing indemnification of employees of business or nonprofit corporations, limited liability companies, or other legal entities; or (4) indemnification rights for a particular liability specifically governed by other law. Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION.] Section 1 is effective August 1, 1993, and applies to claims or causes of action arising on or after that date. Presented to the governor May 14, 1993 Signed by the governor May 17, 1993, 11:06 a.m.