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The court administrators of courts, the prosecuting attorneys of counties and municipalities,
and the law enforcement agencies of the state and its political subdivisions shall furnish, upon
the request of the district public defender, the state public defender, or an attorney working for a
public defense corporation under section 611.216, copies of any documents in their possession at
no charge to the public defender, including the following: police reports, photographs, copies of
existing grand jury transcripts, audiotapes, videotapes, copies of existing transcripts of audiotapes
or videotapes and, in child protection cases, reports prepared by local welfare agencies. Nothing
in this section shall compel production of documents that are not discoverable under the rules
of court, court order, or chapter 13.
History: 1969 c 655 s 5; 1Sp1986 c 3 art 1 s 82; 1990 c 604 art 9 s 10; 1992 c 571 art 15 s
4; 1993 c 146 art 2 s 26; 1996 c 408 art 11 s 8