Minnesota Office of the Revisor of Statutes
[*Add Subtitle/link: Office]

Menu

Revisor of Statutes Menu

2011 Statutes Index (topics)

EVIDENCE

Absence of evidence, civil trials, continuance, 2011 546.08

Abstracts of title

Signed and sealed abstracts, 2011 386.72

Substitutes for lost deeds or other instruments, 2011 601.04, 2011 601.05

Accidents, wrecks, and casualties, reports, 2011 218.031

Account books, charges and rates, evidence of, 2011 600.05

Acknowledgments, corporations, partnerships, or trusts, 2011 358.50

Administration Department, orders, validity, construction of wastewater treatment facilities, 2011 115.48

Administrators, evidence of assets in hand, 2011 573.03

Admissibility, see specific types of evidence under this topic

Admissions, see ADMISSIONS (EVIDENCE)

Advanced practice registered nurses

Disciplinary action, judgments or proceedings, 2011 148.261

Advertisements, sexually transmitted diseases, cures, 2011 617.29

Aeronautics, 2011 360.015

Affidavits, see AFFIDAVITS

Alcoholic beverages

State Fairgrounds, possession or sale, 2011 37.21

Tampering or diluting, 2011 340A.508

Unauthorized still, 2011 340A.705

Ambulance services, hearings, 2011 144E.19

Animals

Bills of sale, branded or marked animals, 2011 35.830

Domestic animals, damage by dogs, 2011 347.15

Animals trained to fight, 2011 343.31

Antenuptial agreements

Married persons, rights and privileges, 2011 519.11

Arbitration hearings, 2011 572.12

Architects, licenses, proof of rights and privileges, 2011 326.12

Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior Design Board, 2011 326.09

Arson, 2011 299F.05, 2011 299F.054, 2011 299F.055

Assignment of mortgages, corporate mortgagees, 2011 507.411

Assumed names, certificates, certified copies, 2011 333.04

Attorneys, misconduct, record of conviction, 2011 481.15

Authentication, see AUTHENTICATION

Bankruptcy-related documents, 2011 386.45

Banks

Deposits and collections, ordinary care, 2011 336.4-103

Mergers and consolidations, certificates, compliance with law, 2011 49.37

Bedding, lawsuits, 2011 325F.29, 2011 325F.34

Bills, legislature, 2011 599.12

Bills of sale

Branded or marked animals, 2011 35.830

Commission merchants and brokers, illegal sale, 2011 624.70

Decorative materials, 2011 88.642

Biological evidence, preservation, 2011 590.10

Birth records, delayed records, issuance, 2011 144.217

Blood tests

Alcohol, drug, and hazardous substances testing, admissibility

Driving while impaired, 2011 169A.45

Foreign states, evidence obtained in, 2011 634.30

Generally, 2011 634.15

Hunters, 2011 97B.065

Motorboat operators, 2011 86B.331

Pilots, 2011 360.0752

Statistical probability evidence, 2011 634.26

Bloodborne pathogens, 2011 144.7403, 2011 144.7409, 2011 246.712, 2011 246.718

Paternity, 2011 257.62

Boats and boating

Boat and water safety violations, 2011 86B.815

Boating while intoxicated, 2011 86B.331

Titling, 2011 86B.830

Bonds (public debt)

Issuance for wastewater treatment facilities, recitals, 2011 115.46

Refunding bonds, resolutions by local governments, validity of debts refunded, 2011 475.67

Breath alcohol testing devices

Alcoholic beverage licensees, admissibility, 2011 604A.30

Breath tests

Alcohol, drug and hazardous substances testing, admissibility

Breath alcohol testing device results not admissible, 2011 604A.30

Driving while impaired, 2011 169A.45

Foreign states, evidence obtained in, 2011 634.30

Hunters, 2011 97B.065

Motorboat operators, 2011 86B.331

Pilots, 2011 360.0752

Infrared breath test results, admissibility, 2011 634.30

Infrared or other approved instruments, results obtained by, admissibility, 2011 634.16

Brokers, illegal sales, 2011 624.70

Building line easements, plats, evidence of condemnation, 2011 463.06

Business corporations

Computerized records, admissibility, 2011 302A.461

Notice via electronic communication, affidavits of, 2011 302A.436

Share certificates, ownership, 2011 302A.417

Business records

Business, defined, 2011 600.01

Generally, 2011 600.03

Photographic copies, 2011 600.135

Status as evidence, 2011 600.02

Uniform Business Records as Evidence Act, 2011 600.01 to 2011 600.04

Bylaws, certified copies, 2011 599.13

Canvas or cotton duck, lawsuits, 2011 325F.41

Cemetery associations

Associates, certificates of election, 2011 306.111

Reorganization, 2011 306.61

Cemetery lots

Abandonment, 2011 306.23

Documents affecting title, certified copies, 2011 306.29

Census, evidence of population, 2011 600.18

Certificates of election, state legislature, 2011 3.02

Certificates of incorporation, regional railroad authorities, 2011 398A.03

Certificates of possessory title, 2011 508A.36

Certified copies

Assumed names, certificates, 2011 333.04

Bylaws, 2011 599.13

County park ordinances, 2011 398.34

Federal laws, plats, 2011 599.20

Fraternal benefit societies, laws, 2011 64B.11

Ordinances, 2011 599.13

Recordable documents, 2011 600.22

Change of name

Certificate of marriage dissolution, conclusive evidence, 2011 259.10

Convicted persons, 2011 259.13

Charges and rates, account books, 2011 600.05

Child abuse, see Victim interviews under CHILD ABUSE

Child custody proceedings, see Evidence under CHILD CUSTODY

Child passenger restraint systems

Use or installation, admissibility, 2011 169.685

Child support, 2011 256.741, 2011 518A.71, 2011 518C.202, 2011 518C.316

Child support guidelines, 2011 518A.43

Chiropractic Examiners Board, meeting proceedings, 2011 148.04

Chiropractors, disciplinary action, judgments or proceedings, 2011 148.10

Cigarette and tobacco products taxes, 2011 297F.17

Cigarettes, unfair sales, 2011 325D.33, 2011 325D.37

Circumstantial evidence

Hazardous waste crimes, 2011 115B.414, 2011 609.671

Marriage, proof, 2011 602.02

Cities

Audits and examinations, evidence of wrongdoing, reports, 2011 6.49, 2011 6.50, 2011 6.67

Codification of laws, 2011 415.02

Land surveys, records, 2011 599.14

Citizen review panels (child welfare)

Proceedings and records, 2011 256.01

Citizenship, jurors, voir dire examinations, 2011 631.36

Clients, past sexual conduct, 2011 148B.14

Collateral source rule, court, duties, 2011 548.251

Commerce Department, powers, generally, 2011 45.027

Commercial Code, custom and usage, admissibility, 2011 336.1-303

Commission merchants, illegal sales, 2011 624.70

Commitment papers of convicted persons

Jail inmates, 2011 641.04

Postconviction remedies, 2011 243.49

Commitments

Continued commitment, 2011 253B.12

Court-appointed examiners, admissibility, 2011 253B.08

Hearings, 2011 253B.08, 2011 253B.17

Mentally ill persons dangerous to the public, 2011 253B.18

Neuroleptic medications, administering, 2011 253B.092

Preliminary hearings, 2011 253B.07

Prepetition screening reports, admissibility, 2011 253B.07

Common carriers, actions for damages to goods, 2011 540.17

Common law, evidence of, 2011 599.01, 2011 599.03, 2011 599.04 to 2011 599.10

Community dispute resolution, privileged communications, 2011 494.02

Comparable worth reports, Management and Budget Department, 2011 43A.05

Compensation and salaries, faulty workmanship loss, theft, or damage, deductions, 2011 181.79

Competent evidence

Definitions, 2011 179.01, 2011 179.18

Marriage, 2011 602.02

Concealment

Accomplices after the fact

Conviction, effects, 2011 245C.15

Generally, 2011 609.495

Interference with dead body, 2011 609.502

Conclusive evidence

Change of name, certificate of marriage dissolution, 2011 259.10

Lockups, condemnation, 2011 642.11

Speed limits, bridges, 2011 169.16

Condominiums, 2011 515A.2-119

Confessions, see CONFESSIONS

Confiscation of property, tax records, admissibility, 2011 270C.7106

Conservators, legal relationship with protected persons, 2011 524.5-421

Consolidation of counties, validity of petition signatures, 2011 371.03

Construction contracts, trunk highways, affiliates, 2011 161.315

Contested cases, 2011 14.60

Contracts for deed

Cancellation of purchase agreement, affidavit, 2011 559.217

State surplus land sales, 2011 94.12 to 2011 94.14

Termination, 2011 559.213, 2011 559.214

Controlled substance crimes, sale, transfer, or delivery of noncontrolled substance as controlled substance, 2011 152.097

Conveyances

Acknowledgment or attestation, defects in, effect, 2011 507.251

Certificates of translation, real property documents, 2011 507.46

Deeds, words of inheritance, 2011 507.061

Incomplete conveyances, proving, 2011 507.23

Purchase money real estate mortgages, 2011 507.03

Recorded fifteen years, 2011 507.021

Convictions

Judgments of, certified copies, 2011 599.25

Prior convictions, 2011 609.041

Water safety violations, 2011 86B.815

Cooperative associations

Certificated membership interests, 2011 308B.615

Notice via electronic communication, affidavits of, 2011 308B.531

Copies

Certified copies, see same under this topic

Government records, reproductions, 2011 138.17

Corner markers, U.S. survey corners, 2011 381.12

Coroners' inquests, admissibility, 2011 390.11

Corporations

Corporate existence, 2011 602.03

Dissolution proceedings, 2011 316.18

Existence, instruments for payment of money, 2011 602.03

Pleadings, proof of incorporation, 2011 544.21

Share certificates, ownership, 2011 302A.417

Counterfeiting

Bank notes, 2011 634.02

Treasury notes, 2011 634.01

Counties

Audits and examinations, evidence of wrongdoing, reports, 2011 6.67

Land surveys, records, 2011 599.14

County boards, proceedings, authenticated copies, 2011 375.11

County boundaries, petitions for change, affidavits, 2011 370.03

County park ordinances, certified copies, 2011 398.34

County recorder documents, corridors of disturbance, peatland scientific and natural areas, 2011 84.035

County recorders, records

Armed forces members' papers, 2011 386.20

Bankruptcy-related instruments, 2011 386.45

Numbering, priority of registration, 2011 386.31

Sheriff's certificates of real estate, 2011 386.23

Signed and sealed abstracts, 2011 386.72

Status as evidence, 2011 600.22

Transcripts of federal land grants, 2011 386.14, 2011 386.26

County seat, changing, affidavit of posting of notice, 2011 372.02

Court records

Foreign countries, 2011 599.11

Foreign states, 2011 599.03, 2011 599.11

United States courts, 2011 599.11

Credit sale contracts, finance charge violations, lawsuits, 2011 47.59

Credit unions, hearings, suspending operations, 2011 52.062

Criminal activity, forfeiture of property, 2011 609.531

Criminal Apprehension Bureau

Uniform evidence collection, 2011 299C.155

Criminal sexual conduct, see Evidence under CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT

Custody, personal effects of decedent, 2011 390.221

Dairies, license violations, 2011 32.10

Dangerous weapons, possession during crime, 2011 609.11

Death

Findings of federal officials, validity, 2011 600.26

Presumed death, missing persons, 2011 600.24, 2011 600.25

Probate proceedings, evidence as to death or status, 2011 524.1-107

Debtors, Farmer-Lender Mediation Act

Lack of good faith, 2011 583.27

Declaration of parentage, 2011 257.34

Decorative materials, failure to show bill of sale, 2011 88.642

Defeating security, 2011 609.621

Defendants' statements, inspection in camera, 2011 631.035

Definitions

Arson Reporting Immunity Law, 2011 299F.053

Commercial Code, 2011 336.1-201

Documents as evidence, 2011 600.01

Labor Relations Act, 2011 179.01

Labor Union Democracy Act, 2011 179.18

Destruction

Accomplices after the fact

Conviction, effects, 2011 245C.15

Criminal penalties, 2011 609.495

Destroyed instruments, see LOST INSTRUMENTS

Destruction to prevent production at a trial, 2011 609.63

Forging evidence, 2011 609.63

Prevention, electronic communications, 2011 626A.29, 2011 626A.30

Discrimination, comparable worth, 2011 471.997

Dishonored checks, proof of issuer's identity, 2011 604.113

Disorderly houses, 2011 609.33

Dissolution of marriage, 2011 259.10, 2011 518.13, 2011 518.148

DNA analysis, see DNA ANALYSIS

Documentary evidence, see DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE

Documents, generally

Exhibits, entries by deceased person, 2011 600.06, 2011 600.07

Inability to find, 2011 600.23

Originals, 2011 600.22

Third-party documents, authenticity, 2011 336.1-307

Documents of title, defined as evidence, 2011 336.1-201

Dogs, damage to, claims, 2011 347.15

Domestic abuse

Protection orders, hearing evidence, 2011 518B.01

Similar conduct, admissibility, 2011 634.20

Domestic animals, 2011 35.830, 2011 347.15

Drainage systems

County board findings, 2011 103E.095

Drainage authority documents, 2011 103E.101

Drivers' licenses, admissibility, 2011 171.19, 2011 171.21

Driving while impaired

Generally, 2011 169A.45

Punitive damages, 2011 169A.76

Drug and alcohol tests

Blood tests, see same under this topic

Breath tests, see same under this topic

Urine tests, 2011 86B.331, 2011 97B.065, 2011 360.0752

Election contests, 2011 209.10, 2011 209.12

Election to legislature, 2011 3.02, 2011 3.05

Electrical systems, safety standards, 2011 326B.35

Electronic data, disclosure and preservation, 2011 626A.26 to 2011 626A.34

Electronic transactions, 2011 325L.13

Embezzlement, public funds, Const. art 11 s 13

Emergency medical services, first responders, hearings, 2011 144E.27

Emergency medical technicians, hearings, 2011 144E.285

Eminent domain, 2011 117.075, 2011 117.57, 2011 386.26

Employment background investigations data

Civil actions, 2011 181.981

Employment references, disclosure, 2011 181.967

Endangered species

Designation by secretary of the interior, 2011 84.0895

Endorsements, promissory notes, 2011 600.16

Environmental rights actions, 2011 116B.04, 2011 116B.10

Evidence of title, see Title to land under this topic

Excavation, negligence, 2011 216D.06

Executors, evidence of assets in hand, 2011 573.03

Exhibits, documents, 2011 600.06 to 2011 600.08, 2011 600.22, 2011 600.23

Explosives and incendiary devices, 2011 609.668

Extrinsic evidence

Leases, 2011 336.2A-202

Sales, 2011 336.2-202, 2011 336.2-316, 2011 336.2-326

Farm products, discrimination in purchase or sale, 2011 17.16

Federal documents

Agency records, certified copies, 2011 599.18

Sealed copies, 2011 600.17

United States land office documents, 2011 599.16 to 2011 599.20

Federal officers, certificates, status as evidence, 2011 599.18

Fiduciaries, appointment or encumbancy, 2011 520.24

Financial institutions, liquidation, 2011 49.05

Fingerprints, see FINGERPRINTS

Fire insurance, coinsurance clause, request for, 2011 65A.08

Firearms

Passenger automobiles, inference of possession by driver, 2011 609.672

Possession during crime, 2011 609.11

Fires

Criminal investigations, 2011 299F.05

Failure to report, 2011 88.16

Setting, negligence, 2011 88.75

Food

Absence of kosher label, evidence of nonkosher food, 2011 31.651

Analysis or examination, authenticated copy of results, 2011 31.13

Marks, stamps, or tags, removal from cold storage warehouses, 2011 28.07

Possession, manufacture, sale, use, or transport of prohibited articles, violation, 2011 31.903

Foreign corporations, certificates and certification, 2011 303.23

Foreign countries, statutes, 2011 599.02

Foreign states, statutes, 2011 599.02

Forest roads, posting of signs, 2011 89.71

Forgery

Bank notes, 2011 634.02

Destruction to prevent production at a trial, 2011 609.63

Offering false evidence as genuine, 2011 609.63

Treasury notes, 2011 634.01

Franchises, administrative documents, certified copies, 2011 80C.22

Fraternal benefit societies

Annual license, certified copy or duplicate, 2011 64B.27

Certificates of authority, 2011 64B.10

Laws, amendment, 2011 64B.11

Officers' affidavits, mailing of notices or documents, 2011 64B.14

Fraud, using to obtain food, lodging, accommodations, or credit, 2011 327.75

Fraudulent evidence, injured persons, statements from, 2011 602.01

Fruit and berry containers, 2011 239.511

Funds transfers, misdescriptions, proof of notice, 2011 336.4A-207, 2011 336.4A-208

Gambling Control Board, powers, 2011 349.151

Game and fish violations

Reports of animals taken, exclusion, 2011 97B.061

Gang activity, use of place for, 2011 617.97

Genetic tests, paternity, 2011 257.62, 2011 257.66

Geoscientists, licenses

Proof of rights and privileges, 2011 326.12

Qualifications, 2011 326.10

Government records

Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior Design Board, records, 2011 326.09

Books of record, 2011 600.17

Copies, 2011 600.17

Discoverability, 2011 13.03

Federal documents, 2011 599.16 to 2011 599.20, 2011 600.17

Natural Resources Department, state timber, 2011 90.411

Photographic copies, 2011 600.135

Public officials, records of, 2011 600.13

Reproductions, 2011 15.17, 2011 138.17, 2011 600.135, 2011 600.17

Grain, 2011 17B.04, 2011 17B.14

Grain warehouse receipts, void agreements, 2011 232.23

Handwriting, see HANDWRITING

Hazardous substances, releases

Investigation expenses, certifying, 2011 115B.17

Hazardous waste, 2011 609.671

Health care, admissibility, 2011 145.64, 2011 145.65

Health care information, review organization, 2011 145.64, 2011 145.65

Health Department

Occupational injuries and illnesses, investigative data, exclusion, 2011 144.34

Research data, 2011 144.053

Health maintenance organizations, data, 2011 62D.22

Hearsay evidence

Commitments, preliminary hearings, 2011 253B.07

Hearsay rule, exceptions, 2011 504B.385, 2011 518C.316

Horses, docking, 2011 343.25

Hospitals, medical records, photographic copies, 2011 145.31

Household goods warehouses

Orders, findings of fact, 2011 231.28

Rates, reasonableness, 2011 231.24

Housing Finance Agency members

Certificates of appointment, 2011 462A.04

Human services, fair hearings, 2011 256.045, 2011 256.0451

Hunters, intoxication, 2011 97B.065

Income taxes, delinquent taxes, educational institutions

Exempt property subject to tax, orders, 2011 293.10

Industrial gases, containers, unlawful use, 2011 299F.40

Injunctive relief, unlawful trade practices, 2011 8.31

Injured persons, statements, 2011 602.01

Injuries during crime, perpetrator's assumption of risk, 2011 611A.08

Instruments for payment of money

Corporate or partnership existence, evidence of, 2011 602.03

Insufficient funds or credit, 2011 609.535

Insurance companies

Examinations, 2011 60A.031

Investments, 2011 60A.11

Motor vehicle theft information, 2011 65B.82

Insurance holding company systems

Competitive standard, violations, 2011 60D.18

Record, judicial review, stipulation, 2011 60D.28

Insurance producers, termination of appointment, employment, or contract, information or statements, 2011 60K.51

Intellectual property, certificate of registration

Counterfeited intellectual property, 2011 609.895

Intent

Alcoholic beverages, 2011 340A.503, 2011 340A.703, 2011 340A.705

Intent not to pay checks, 2011 609.535

Prize disclosures, failure to make, 2011 325F.755

Intercepted communications, see Wiretapped evidence under WIRETAPPING

Interior designers

Certification, proof of rights and privileges, 2011 326.12

Investment securities

Certificated securities, rules, 2011 336.8-114

Fiduciaries, appointment or incumbency, 2011 336.8-402

Journals, House of Representatives or Senate, 2011 599.12

Judgments

Foreign states, 2011 599.24

Recovery of property by landlord, cancellation of leases, 2011 504B.291

Judicial notice, see JUDICIAL NOTICE

Juries, use during deliberations, 2011 546.15

Juvenile courts

Adjudications, 2011 260B.245

Contributing to delinquency or status as juvenile petty offender, 2011 260B.335

Contributing to need for protection or services, 2011 260C.335

Dispositions, 2011 260B.245

New evidence, rehearings, 2011 260B.411, 2011 260C.411

Protective pat-downs, evidence obtained, 2011 260B.175, 2011 260C.175

Kosher foods, 2011 31.651

Labor and Industry Department, certified documents, 2011 175.11

Laboratory certification, paternity, 2011 257.62

Lake conservation districts, rules, 2011 103B.683

Land patents, 2011 599.19

Land registration, certificates of possessory title, 2011 508A.36

Landscape architects, licenses, proof of rights and privileges, 2011 326.12

Laws of Minnesota, 2011 3C.13, 2011 599.12

Lawsuits

Carriers, health threat to others, 2011 144.4179

Landlords and tenants, recovery of rent due, 2011 504B.125

Leases

Acknowledgment or receipt, 2011 504B.115

Cancellation, recovery of possession by landlord, documents, 2011 504B.291

Consequential damages, unconscionable limitations, 2011 336.2A-503

Extrinsic evidence, 2011 336.2A-202

Market rents, admissibility, 2011 336.2A-507

Notice of cancellation or termination, 2011 504B.251

Warranties, exclusion or modification, 2011 336.2A-214

Legal newspapers, notices before 1900

Minnesota Historical Society, 2011 600.12

Legislative auditor's inquiries, refusal to answer, 2011 3.978

Legislature, evidence of membership, 2011 3.02

Letters (correspondence), letterpress copies, 2011 600.08

Liability insurance policies, rescission, admissibility, 2011 60A.36

Licensing boards, subpoenas, power to issue, 2011 214.10

Life insurance, replacement insurance, policyholder patterns of action, knowledge of violation, 2011 61A.59

Limited liability companies

Computerized records, admissibility, 2011 322B.373

Notice via electronic communication, affidavits of, 2011 322B.343

Liquid petroleum gas, containers, unlawful use, 2011 299F.40

Livestock, state weighmaster certificates, 2011 17A.10

Livestock dealer records, Agriculture Department, powers, 2011 17A.08

Livestock market agency records

Agriculture Department, powers, 2011 17A.08

Loans, finance charge violations, lawsuits, 2011 47.59

Local governments

Audits and examinations, evidence of wrongdoing, reports, 2011 6.67

Ordinances and regulations, 2011 599.13

Lockups, condemnation, Corrections Department order, 2011 642.11

Manslaughter, 2011 634.051

Manufactured home park owners, retaliatory conduct, 2011 327C.12

Maps or plats, county surveyors, certified copies, 2011 599.20

Marijuana and controlled substances taxes, assessments and monetary penalties, admissibility, 2011 297D.12

Marks or brands

Registration or publication, ownership, 2011 35.828

Trademarks, certification of registration, 2011 333.21, 2011 333.45

Marriage

Antenuptial agreements, 2011 519.11

Competent evidence of, 2011 602.02

Conveyances, marital status of grantor or assignor, 2011 507.021

Marriage certificates, 2011 600.20

Marriage and family therapists, clients, past sexual conduct, 2011 148B.14

Maternal death study data, exclusion, 2011 145.901

Meat and poultry inspection, 2011 31A.27

Mechanics and material suppliers liens, 2011 514.02, 2011 514.12

Medical assistance liens, homestead affidavits, 2011 514.981

Medical evidence, see MEDICAL EVIDENCE

Medical Practice Board, 2011 147.01

Mental health workers

Evidence, clients, past sexual conduct, 2011 148B.14

Minimum-maintenance roads, signs, notice, 2011 160.095

Minnesota Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association

Reports and other documents, 2011 61B.28

Minnesota Rules, text of rules, 2011 14.37

Minnesota Statutes, 2011 3C.13, 2011 599.12

Mortgage foreclosure sales

Abandoned properties, conditions determining, 2011 582.032

Affidavits, vacant or unoccupied premises, 2011 582.031

Mortgage foreclosures

Affidavits, 2011 580.15, 2011 580.23

Certificate of sale, 2011 580.19

Mortgage registry tax payment, admissibility, 2011 287.10

Motions to suppress, wiretapped evidence, 2011 626A.12, 2011 626A.17

Motor vehicle certificates of title, 2011 168A.05

Motor vehicle dealers, license revocations, records, 2011 168.27

Motor vehicle franchises

Good cause for termination, rebuttal, 2011 80E.06

Motor vehicles

Child passenger restraint systems, use or installation, admissibility, 2011 169.685

Forfeiture, security interests, 2011 169A.63

Model, manufacturer's sworn statement, 2011 168.321

Sale for delivery in state, sale for use in state, 2011 297B.07

Sales contracts, private consumers, 2011 80E.13

Seat belts, use or installation, admissibility, 2011 169.685

Traffic regulations, 2011 169.14, 2011 169.96, 2011 459.14

Weight, 2011 168.321, 2011 169.851

Motorboat operators, intoxication, 2011 86B.331

Movie theaters, compliance with rating system, 2011 617.297

Multidisciplinary child protection teams

Case consultation proceedings, 2011 626.558

Multiparty accounts, 2011 524.6-203, 2011 524.6-204

Municipal boundary hearings, 2011 414.01

Municipal district heating bonds, issuance, 2011 475.525

Murder, 2011 634.051

Natural preservation routes, signs, notice of route, 2011 162.021

Natural Resources Department, records, state timber, 2011 90.411

Negligence

Boating and water safety violations, 2011 86B.815

Excavation, 2011 216D.06

Failure to report fire, 2011 88.16

Setting of fire, 2011 88.75

Vulnerable adults, maltreatment of, 2011 626.5573

Negotiable instruments

Dishonor of instruments, admissibility, 2011 336.3-505

Signatures, 2011 336.3-308, 2011 336.3-402

Newspapers

Legal newspapers, 2011 600.12

Local laws, notices about, 2011 599.13

Publication in, printer's affidavits, 2011 600.11

No-fault automobile insurance, claimant, noncooperation, 2011 65B.56

Nonprofit corporations

Computerized records, admissibility, 2011 317A.461

Electronic notice given, 2011 317A.231

Notice via electronic communication, affidavits of, 2011 317A.450

Not guilty pleas, evidence admissible under, 2011 630.31

Nursing Board, power to produce, 2011 148.191

Nursing homes, residents

Medical necessity for use of physical restraints, 2011 144.651

Occupational injuries and illnesses, 2011 144.34

Old age assistance, enhancement of estate, 2011 256.25

Open Meeting Law, violations, 2011 13D.06

Oral evidence, see ORAL EVIDENCE

Ordinances

Certified copies, 2011 599.13

Cities, codifications of laws, 2011 415.02

County park ordinances, certified copies, 2011 398.34

Osteopaths, 2011 147.025, 2011 147.091

Out-of-court statements, physical or sexual abuse

Children or developmentally disabled persons, 2011 595.02

Ownership

Photographic records, 2011 609.523

Property offenses, indictments for, 2011 628.28

Parol evidence, see ORAL EVIDENCE

Partnerships

Existence, instruments for payment of money, evidence, 2011 602.03

Pleadings, proof of partnership, 2011 544.22

Paternity

Blood tests, 2011 257.62

Declaration of parentage, 2011 257.34

Genetic tests, 2011 257.62

Physician's testimony, data classification, 2011 257.63

Refusal of witness, order to compel testimony, 2011 257.63

Peace officers, statements at disciplinary hearings, 2011 626.89

Peatland scientific and natural areas

Corridors of disturbance, documents as evidence, 2011 84.035

Personal injuries

Statements from injured persons, use as, 2011 602.01

Wheelchair securement devices in vehicles providing transportation services, 2011 299A.16

Personal property taxes, assessors' findings, correctness, 2011 270C.924

Pesticides, application at schools, failure to comply with notice, 2011 121A.30

Petroleum tank release cleanups, agency's certification, 2011 115C.04

Photographic copies, business and government records, 2011 600.135

Photographs, ownership of stolen property, 2011 609.523

Physicians and surgeons, 2011 147.025, 2011 147.091

Pilots, intoxication, 2011 360.0752

Pipeline Safety Office, certification of expenses, 2011 299J.13

Pistols, carrying while under the influence of alcohol or controlled substance, 2011 624.7142

Plats

Building line easements, plats as evidence of condemnation, 2011 463.06

Certificates of correction, 2011 505.177

Corrected plats, 2011 505.173

County surveys, 2011 381.05

Plats executed or filed prior to January 1, 1915, 2011 505.165

Plats recorded under provisions of Laws of 1891, 2011 505.17

Podiatrists, disciplinary action, 2011 153.19

Pollution Control Agency orders, wastewater treatment facilities, assumption of municipal duties, 2011 115.48

Population, federal census, 2011 600.18

Postconviction remedies

Commitment papers of convicted persons, 2011 243.49

Evidence at hearing, 2011 590.01, 2011 590.04

Postnuptial contracts, contested cases, 2011 519.11

Potatoes, certificates of grade and quality, 2011 30.161

Poultry dealers, registers of sales, 2011 29.203

Practical nurses, disciplinary action, judgments or proceedings, 2011 148.261

Predatory offender registration, 2011 243.166

Pregnancy expenses, paternity lawsuits, 2011 257.66

Preservation

Biological evidence, 2011 590.10

Seized property, 2011 626.04

Private transfer fee affidavits, 2011 513.76

Probate, distribution in kind, 2011 524.3-907

Probate proceedings, 2011 524.1-107

Produce (farm products), certificates of inspection, 2011 27.07

Professional engineers, licenses, proof of rights and privileges, 2011 326.12

Professional firms, audit and examination data, inadmissibility, 2011 319B.11

Promises, intent not to perform, 2011 609.52

Promissory notes, endorsements, 2011 600.16

Property damage, wheelchair securement devices in vehicles providing transportation services, 2011 299A.16

Property insurance policies, rescission, admissibility, 2011 60A.36

Property ownership, 2011 609.523, 2011 628.28

Property taxes

Assessors' findings, correctness, 2011 270C.924

Delinquent taxes, 2011 279.16, 2011 279.19

Generally, 2011 278.05

Levy for wastewater treatment facilities, recitals, 2011 115.46

Tax judgment sales, real estate, 2011 280.33

Prostitution, coercion for use in prostitution, evidence excluded, 2011 611A.83

Psychologists, privileged communication, 2011 595.02

Psychotherapists, sexual exploitation actions, plaintiff's conduct, 2011 604.204

Public buildings, interference with use, 2011 624.72

Public corporations, audits and examinations

Evidence of wrongdoing, reports, 2011 6.67

Public employees, illegal strikes, 2011 179A.19

Public official documents, corridors of disturbance

Peatland scientific and natural areas, 2011 84.035

Public officials, records, 2011 600.13

Public schools

Pesticide applications, failure to comply with notice, 2011 121A.30

Student exclusions or expulsions, hearings, 2011 121A.47

Public utilities, resource plans, orders, 2011 216B.2422

Public Utilities Commission

Carriers, 2011 216.16

Certificates and certification, 2011 216B.33

Documents, copies, 2011 216B.32

Proceedings, ex parte communications, 2011 216A.037

Telephone companies, rehearings, appealed orders, 2011 237.25

Warehouse operators, 2011 216.16

Pull-tabs, boxes, bar codes differing from box contents, prima facie evidence of alteration, 2011 297E.04, 2011 349.163

Rail user and rail carrier loan guarantee program

Contracts of insurance, eligibility, 2011 222.58

Railroad crossings

Trains approaching crossings, unsafe crossings, 2011 169.26

Railroad grain cars, bills of lading, loading, 2011 235.04

Railroad lands, certified lists filed in counties, 2011 507.31

Real estate tax judgment sales, 2011 280.33

Real estate tax judgment sales redemption

Expiration of redemption, 2011 281.23, 2011 284.07

Five-week redemption period, 2011 281.173

Property owned and occupied by armed forces members, certificates, 2011 281.273

Records, 2011 270C.7106

Real property

Distributions, court decrees, certified copies, 2011 600.13

Nonhomestead status, 2011 550.22

Receipts, United States land office, registers, 2011 599.16

Records and record keeping

Entries made by deceased person, 2011 600.06, 2011 600.07

Released by coroner or medical examiners, 2011 390.11

Records disposition panel, orders, certified copies, 2011 138.20

Refusal to produce, see Fifth amendment rights under CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS

Regional railroad authorities, certificates of incorporation, 2011 398A.03

Registered nurses, 2011 148.261, 2011 360.0753, 2011 595.02

Regulated lenders

Mortgage loans, unreasonable delay in closing, 2011 325F.691

Regulations, certified copies, 2011 599.13

Relevant evidence, defined, 2011 299F.053

Religious corporations

Conveyance of property, 2011 315.22

Existing churches or societies, articles of incorporation, 2011 315.32

Real property, sale or encumbrance, presumptive evidence, 2011 315.12

Religious organizations and societies

Dissolution proceedings, 2011 315.38

Rent, presumption of payment, 2011 504B.291

Residential rental property, lawsuits

Recovery of rent due, 2011 504B.125

Resolutions

Local governments, 2011 599.13

State, 2011 599.12

Restraint of trade

Acts of corporation or partnership, 2011 325D.61

Judgment or decree on behalf of state, 2011 325D.62

Restricted residence districts, establishment, 2011 462.15

Revenue Department, commissioner's orders, validity, 2011 271.06

Roads taken over as trunk highways

Proceedings, documents, and plats, 2011 161.19

Rulemaking hearings, 2011 14.14

Rules of evidence, see under COURT RULES

Saint Louis County, 2011 383C.451, 2011 383C.455, 2011 383C.456

Sales

Bills of sale, 2011 35.830, 2011 88.642, 2011 624.70

Conformance of goods, 2011 336.2-515

Consequential damages, unconscionable limitation, 2011 336.2-719

Extrinsic evidence, 2011 336.2-202, 2011 336.2-316, 2011 336.2-326

Illegal sales, brokers and commission merchants, 2011 624.70

Market price, admissibility, 2011 336.2-723

Market quotations, admissibility, 2011 336.2-724

Unconscionable contract or clause, 2011 336.2-302

Satisfaction of mortgages

Certificates of release of mortgage, 2011 507.401

Certificates of satisfaction by assignee, 2011 507.403

Corporate mortgagees, 2011 507.411

Savings banks, mergers and consolidations, certificates, compliance with law, 2011 49.37

School districts

Audits and examinations, evidence of wrongdoing, reports, 2011 6.67

Records, 2011 123B.28

Scientific and natural areas, corridors of disturbance, 2011 84.035

Scientific evidence not available at trial

Postconviction remedies, 2011 590.01

Seals, foreign notarial officers, 2011 358.46

Search warrants for, see SEARCH WARRANTS

Seat belts, use or installation, admissibility, 2011 169.685

Separation of husband and wife, findings, 2011 518.13

Service marks

Certificate of registration, admissibility, 2011 333.21

Claim of ownership, constructive notice, 2011 333.24

Distinctive marks, proof of exclusive and continuous use, 2011 333.19

Settlement negotiations, landfill cleanup

Environmental response costs, inadmissible, 2011 115B.443

Sexual exploitation actions

Psychotherapists, plaintiff's conduct, 2011 604.204

Sheriffs, inability to execute process, 2011 387.10

Signatures

Notarial officers, 2011 358.44, 2011 358.45

Notaries public, 2011 358.43

Snowmobiles, rental records, 2011 84.88

Social workers, privileged communication, 2011 595.02

Soil and water conservation districts

Certificate of organization, 2011 103C.201

Special assessments, issuance for wastewater treatment facilities, recitals, 2011 115.46

Special education hearings, admissibility, 2011 125A.091

Speed limit violations, standard of evidence, 2011 169.14

Speed limits, maximums or minimums, 2011 169.14

Speedometer tests, 2011 169.14

Spousal maintenance, 2011 518A.71, 2011 518C.202, 2011 518C.316

State agency transactions, corrections in small amounts, 2011 15.415

State employees, certification of acting within scope of employment, 2011 3.736

State land sales

Certificates of default, 2011 92.06

Tax-forfeited lands, 2011 282.17, 2011 282.222

State Law Library, holdings, case law, and documents, 2011 599.15

State Patrol, disciplinary hearings, 2011 299D.03

Statutes

Foreign countries, 2011 599.01, 2011 599.02, 2011 599.08

Foreign states, 2011 599.01, 2011 599.02, 2011 599.04 to 2011 599.10

Rules of evidence, conflicts, 2011 480.0591

Stockyard records, Agriculture Department, powers, 2011 17A.08

Stolen property, see STOLEN PROPERTY

Suppression, unlawful search and seizure, 2011 626.21

Survey corners, magnetic monuments, 2011 381.12, 2011 381.13

Surveyors, licenses, proof of rights and privileges, 2011 326.12

Tax Court, admissibility

County assessors, duties, 2011 271.06

Revenue Department sales ratio studies, 2011 271.06, 2011 271.21

Small Claims Division, generally, 2011 271.21

Tax-forfeited land sales

Certificates of default, Red Lake Game Preserve, 2011 282.222

Defaults, records or certificates, 2011 282.17

Instruments of conveyance, 2011 282.01

Tax judgment sales, 2011 270C.7105, 2011 270C.7106

Tax records, resident owner status

Watershed district establishment petitions, 2011 103D.211

Tax returns

Definitions, 2011 270C.20

Prepared by Revenue Department, 2011 270C.33

Tax titles, actions to quiet

Claimants, 2011 284.20

Defendants not responding, 2011 284.19

Real estate tax judgment sales redemption, forfeiture, 2011 284.07

Taxes

Assessments or penalties, Revenue Department statements, 2011 270C.33, 2011 270C.61

Property confiscated for, records, admissibility, 2011 270C.7106

Teachers, demotion or discharge, 2011 122A.40, 2011 122A.41

Technical colleges, bonds (public debt)

Certification by Education Department, 2011 475.53

Telecommunications carriers, rates investigations, 2011 237.74

Telephone calls, obscene or harassing calls, evidence of similar conduct, admissibility, 2011 634.20

Testimony, see TESTIMONY

Theft by clerks or agents, indictments for, 2011 628.27

Third-party documents, authenticity, 2011 336.1-307

Timber

Scalers, false statements, 2011 90.41

State lands, 2011 90.161, 2011 90.411

Tipboards, alteration, 2011 297E.04, 2011 349.163

Title to land

Abstracts of title, 2011 600.19

Contracts for deed, state surplus land sales, 2011 94.13

Conveyances recorded fifteen years, 2011 507.021

Instruments affecting, admissibility, 2011 507.29

Lost instruments, substitutes for, 2011 601.01, 2011 601.04, 2011 601.05

Tax titles, 2011 284.07, 2011 284.19, 2011 284.20

United States land office documents, 2011 599.16&year=2011">2011 599.16, 599.16=2011 599.20&year=2011">2011 599.20, 2011 599.17, 2011 599.19, 599.20

Tobacco sales to children, reliance on proof of age

Driver's license or Minnesota identification card, 2011 609.685

Tokens, checks, and slugs, knowledge of illegal use, 2011 624.32

Toll facility revenue bonds, recital of purpose, conclusive evidence of validity, 2011 160.89

Topographic surveys

Existing surveys, monuments or landmarks, 2011 505.32

Peatland scientific and natural areas, corridors of disturbance, 2011 84.035

Town roads, establishment, alteration or vacation, orders, certified copies, 2011 164.07

Townships

Land surveys, records, 2011 599.14

Northeast corners, magnetic markers, 2011 381.13

Trademarks

Claim of ownership, constructive notice, 2011 333.24

Distinctive marks, proof of exclusive and continuous use, 2011 333.19

Generally, 2011 333.21

Unions, 2011 333.45

Traffic regulations

Convictions not admissible, 2011 169.94

Lawsuits, 2011 169.96

Parked car, violation by registered owner, 2011 459.14

Speed limits, violating, 2011 169.14

Trains approaching unsafe railroad crossings, 2011 169.26

Transient merchants, merchandise for sale, 2011 329.13

Transportation Department

Common carriers, 2011 218.031

Files, orders, or records, certified copies, admissibility, 2011 161.09

Trunk highways, construction contracts, affiliates, 2011 161.315

Trust companies, mergers and consolidations, certificates, compliance with law, 2011 49.37

Tuberculosis, see Evidence under TUBERCULOSIS

Unauthorized connection, telecommunications service, 2011 609.52

Unauthorized insurers, failure to defend action, 2011 60A.21

Unemployment insurance, 2011 268.03, 2011 268.105

Unemployment insurance taxes

Amount, computation, 2011 268.057

Taxes or reimbursement assessed by commissioner, 2011 268.058

Unfair campaign practices, 2011 211B.33

Unfair cigarette sales

Advertising prices below cost, 2011 325D.33, 2011 325D.37

Costs to wholesalers and retailers, 2011 325D.38

Unfair discrimination and competition, 2011 325D.01, 2011 325D.06, 2011 325D.072

United States land office documents, 2011 599.16, 2011 599.17

United States survey corners, 2011 381.12

Urine tests, alcohol, drug, and hazardous substances testing, admissibility

Hunters, 2011 97B.065

Motorboat operators, 2011 86B.331

Pilots, 2011 360.0752

Value of property, awards, township mutual companies, 2011 67A.161

Veterinary Medicine Board, licenses

Records of suspension or revocation, 2011 156.081

Register of applicants, 2011 156.01

Register of licensees, 2011 156.01

Video rental or sale records, 2011 325I.02

Voir dire examinations, 2011 631.36

Vulnerable adults

Abuse, 2011 626.557

Negligence, 2011 626.5573

Warehouses, orders, findings of fact, 2011 231.28

Water aeration systems, compliance with notice, 2011 103G.611

Water and Soil Resources Board, water policy questions, 2011 103A.331

Wholesale produce dealers, report of investigations, 2011 27.13

Wild animals, legal possession, 2011 97A.255

Wiretapped evidence, see under WIRETAPPING

Withholding evidence, indictments for, 2011 628.25

Workers' compensation, see Evidence under WORKERS COMPENSATION

Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals

Certified documents, 2011 175A.08

Workers' Compensation Division, certified documents, 2011 175.11

Writs of mandamus, answers with new matter, rebuttal, 2011 586.07

Written instruments, acknowledgments, 2011 600.14

700 State Office Building, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155 ♦ Phone: (651) 296-2868 ♦ TTY: 1-800-627-3529 ♦ Fax: (651) 296-0569