549.04 DISBURSEMENTS; TAXATION AND ALLOWANCE.
Subdivision 1. Generally.
In every action in a district court, the prevailing party, including
any public employee who prevails in an action for wrongfully denied or withheld employment
benefits or rights, shall be allowed reasonable disbursements paid or incurred, including fees and
mileage paid for service of process by the sheriff or by a private person.
Subd. 2. Limitation.
Notwithstanding subdivision 1, where the state agency is named or
intervenes as a party to enforce the agency's rights under section
, the agency shall not
be liable for disbursements to any prevailing defendant.
History: (9473) RL s 4340; 1943 c 508 s 1; 1974 c 413 s 2; 1983 c 93 s 1; 1Sp2005 c 4
art 8 s 79