609.041 PROOF OF PRIOR CONVICTIONS.
In a criminal prosecution in which the degree of the crime or the penalty for the crime
depends, in whole or in part, on proof of the existence of a prior conviction, if the defendant
contests the existence of or factual basis for a prior conviction, proof of it is established by
competent and reliable evidence, including a certified court record of the conviction.
History: 1988 c 520 s 2